Color & Lighting with Mike Hernandez (Online Course)

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This foundational digital painting course focuses on value, color & lighting. The students will learn how to observe & capture accurate color relationships, how to breakdown & understand various lighting set up, warm and cool schemes, and how to push color without breaking believability. This is a great class for both character and environment artists, who wish to gain a better understanding of color and lighting. (This class is taught with digital medium and is supplemented with some traditional gouache painting exercises.) 

You will receive all the class-related emails for this course about a week before the first day of class.

CLASS #: 120
TIME: Tuesdays, 6:30 - 9:30 PM (PDT)

START DATE: June 11, 2024

DURATION: 10 Weeks* 
RECOMMENDED PREREQUISITE: Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching and some previous Photoshop painting experience.

MATERIALS: Digital materials such as PC/Mac, Wacom Tablet/Cintiq, and Photoshop.

INSTRUCTOR: Mike Hernandez is a Production Designer/ Visual Development Artist at Dreamworks Feature Animation. His past projects include "Sinbad", "Spirit", "Shrek 4", "Bee Movie", "Monsters vs Aliens" and "Turbo". 

TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.

REFUND POLICY: For details about our class refund policy, please visit our "Refund Policy" and "Terms of Service" pages.


*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts. 

*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***