In this series, WETA Concept Artist James Ellis shows you how to create a rough render of a motorcycle design concept using a range of professional Photoshop techniques, such as masking, blocking in shades and blending tones and shading. Starting off from a thumbnail sketch, you’ll learn how to develop this into a finished digital painting quickly and get great results.
Concept design is an exciting area of the creative industry, where you could be designing vehicles to be used in animations and computer games. The skills you’ll pick up through watching this series will prove really useful in every other aspect of your artistic career and will encourage you to look at your work in a fresh light.
What You Will Learn
Once you’ve watched the lessons in this series, you’ll be able to add vehicle design concepts to your portfolio.
Creating concepts quickly to be used in animations or computer games
is a great skill to have, with many opportunities to work in the design
studios of some of the biggest names in the world.
This series will take you through the vehicle concept design process step by step, all accompanied by the unique humor and approach of instructor, James Ellis.
From him, you’ll learn not to be precious with your work and, instead,
develop impressive cutting-edge motorcycle concept designs in a short space of time.
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 01 | Introduction||Advanced||0:02:53||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 02 | Reviewing the Parts of a Motorcycle||Advanced||0:14:41||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 03 | Drawing Thumbnail Sketches||Advanced||0:18:45||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 04 | Refining Thumbnail Sketches||Advanced||0:07:52||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 05 | Blocking out Basic Tones and Shapes||Advanced||0:09:15||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 06 | Drawing The Wheels||Advanced||0:11:33||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 07 | Rendering the Body Part 1||Advanced||0:14:15||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 08 | Rendering the Body Part 2||Advanced||0:13:42||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 09 | Rendering the Body Part 3||Advanced||0:20:33||07-02-2012|
|Motorcycle Concept Sketching | 10 | Final Touches and Recap||Advanced||0:12:10||07-02-2012|