Digital Illustration Process

Digital Illustration Process

Create organic looking digital illustrations and avoid getting lost in the details | taught by Shaun Keenan
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Aniekan Udofia

great!

This class was very useful in terms of the step-by-step approach that the artist took to explain each process. Very helpful and easy to understand!

Christian Ivan Villanueva

Dima Eichhorn

Aniekan Udofia

This class was very useful in terms of the step-by-step approach that the artist took to explain each process. Very helpful and easy to understand!

Christian Ivan Villanueva

Dima Eichhorn

Shaun Keenan
Shaun Keenan
Concept Artist

About the instructor

Shaun Keenan is a concept artist in the entertainment industry. He has done work for video games, animation and toy design, and has worked for studios such as Nintendo, Dreamworks TV, and Hasbro. He especially loves drawing dinosaurs and animals, and in 2018 he self published his first book "Dinosaurs of the Wild West."


Tired of having your illustrations look too stiff and digital?

Entertainment concept artist and illustrator Shaun Keenan demonstrates how he brings life and authenticity to his digital workflow and how he avoids getting lost in the details.

In this class you will learn:

  • Shaun’s digital illustration process from beginning to end. From ideation and reference to finished black and white illustration.
  • Basics of how Shaun works in Photoshop, including clipping masks and flipping canvas.
  • How and why to add texture to your digital artwork.
  • What is long lens perspective and an example drawing demonstrating it.
  • The importance of strong silhouette in design (both with character and environment work).
  • Shaun’s trick to keeping life and freshness from the thumbnail sketch to the final piece.
  • The role social media plays in staying motivated and Shaun’s experiences with clients hiring him from his social media. 

This course includes video process of the following 3 illustrations:

Dino Rider demo

Long lens environment demo

Outlaw versus Indian demo

This class includes:

  • 3 black and white illustration demonstrations from start to finish
  • Over 6 hours of video content
  • Downloadable Photoshop files of each illustration  

Who should take this course?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn from a professional artist's digital workflow. Experience with Photoshop is not required for this course, but recommended. Those who have a basic understanding of digital art programs will gain the most from this course. This course does not cover the technical basics of painting, for that reference Painting Color and Light 2.0.




Course Contents

14 Videos
2 Texts
5 Downloads