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Illustrator, Caro Oliveira Class Intro

Art Fundamentals & Style Exploration

Illustrator, Caro Oliveira
  • Beginner
  • Photoshop
  • CharacterDesign
  • Illustration
  • StyleExploration
  • AudioENG
  • SubENG
  • Total 29 videos
    Get exclusive tips and insights from Illustrator Caro Oliveira throughout 29 online classes.
  • Basic Level
    Requires a basic understanding of Photoshop.
    • Basic Level
    • USD 190.00 USD 700.00 72% off

Illustrator, Caro Oliveira Class Description

Class Intro
Illustrator, Caro Oliveira


"Explore and practice three different art styles
to find the one that best fits you."


Want to learn the fundamentals of art
and create your own original characters?

Learn the basics of illustration,
from color to composition, figure drawing,
character design, animation, and more
with Freelance Illustrator Caro Oliveira.

Class
Breakdown

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Content

Length: 29 videos (Duration TBD)
Difficulty: Beginner
Unlimited views

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Video Details

Audio: English
Subtitles: English

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Software Required

Adobe Photoshop CC
Clip Studio Paint
Lazy Nezumi Pro
Akvis ArtWork
PureRef

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Perks

Creator's working files
Customized brush set

Expert Illustrator
Caro Oliveira's Profile & Portfolio

Caro Oliveira
Illustrator


Hi, my name is Caro Oliveira.
I am a freelance illustrator and concept artist.
I grew up watching anime and playing video games,
and that's how I kicked started my interest
in drawing and painting.

When I started to work in the industry,
it didn't take me too long to realize
how fast-paced it is, making me rethink
my workflow process.

You will learn multiple ways to optimize
your art process for a fast, efficient workflow
while delivering good quality work.

We will start by learning the key points
about art fundamentals with the help of
industry-standard tools. You will also be learning
how to create and design full-body characters.

While developing your characters,
we will also explore different styles of drawings:
anime key scenes and semi-realistic portraits.
All of this, in one class!

So, if you are looking to try out different styles
and learn other techniques, then this class
is the right place to start.

Background Images
Coloso Caro Oliveira
Illustrator,
Caro Oliveira

[Current]
Freelance Illustrator & Concept Artist

Recognizable
Projects & Awards

[Former]
Webtoon (2021)
Share Creators (2018-2020)
Netflix (2020)
Octopie Studios (2020)

[Awards]
Honors-Awards 2nd place CG Society/IAMAG contest: The Fight Beyond the Wall (2018)

[Publications]
Codex Obscurus Illustration (2020)
Kotaku - If Game Of Thrones Was An Anime & If The Witcher Was An Anime (2018)
Firestarter Magazine Portrait (2018)

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9 Class Exercises


Class Highlights

Basic Fundamentals of Art

We will start by building essential skills that you need, not just for character design but for any illustration. We will talk about values, colors, figure drawing, and compositions.

Coloso Caro Oliveira Introduction

Character Design

Character design vs. Character illustration. How do we design a character from an idea? We will gather all the references, create a mood board, and build a character from it.

Coloso Caro Oliveira Introduction

Style Exploration

There are different styles in character illustration, but as a beginner, it's hard to see how and why they look different. I will be helping you to explore and find your preference.

Coloso Caro Oliveira Introduction

Class Details
You'll Learn

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Curriculum
In-depth Look

SECTION 01. OT

01. Orientation

  1. Introducing your instructor
  2. Class introduction
  3. Helpful websites and software programs
SECTION 02. Setting Up

02. Optimize Your Photoshop Workstation

  1. Organize Photoshop UI for faster drawing/painting experience
  2. Create your own Keystrokes on Photoshop and Wacom
SECTION 03. Art Fundamentals

03. Understanding Values

  1. Brief overview of values
  2. Demo + exercises

04. Color Theory

  1. Brief overview of Color Theory
  2. Demo + Exercise

05. Understanding Composition

  1. Learn how to bring compelling compositions and storytelling

06. Anatomy/Figure Drawing

  1. Overview of Anatomy and figure drawing
  2. Demo + Exercises
SECTION 04. Create Your Original Character (Male)

07. Create a Story for Your Character (Male)

  1. Create a compelling backstory for your characters.
  2. Find good references
  3. Start sketching for character ideation
  4. Design your character through fashion
  5. Learn how to pose your character

08. Sketch & Linework

  1. Go from rough sketch to finalized linework

09. Render Background & Base Colors

  1. Create a background with the least effort
  2. Fast & efficient ways to color using Clip Studio Paint

10. Render - Light and Shadow & Final Edits

  1. Start rendering out - Shadow and Light
  2. Learn how to edit your work for a final polished look
  3. How to export the images in high quality for social media
SECTION 05. Create Your Original Character (Female)

11. Create a Story for Your Characters (Female)

  1. Create a compelling backstory for your characters.
  2. Find good references
  3. Start sketching for character ideation
  4. Design your character through fashion
  5. Learn how to pose your character

12. Sketch & Linework

  1. Go from rough sketch to finalized linework

13. Render Background & Base Colors

  1. Create a background with the least effort
  2. Fast & efficient ways to color using Clip Studio Paint

14. Render - Light and Shadow & Final Edits

  1. Start rendering out - Shadow and Light
  2. Learn how to edit your work for a final polished look
  3. How to export the images in high quality for social media
SECTION 06. Anime Key Scene (Male)

15. Gathering References

  1. What are cinematics (key scenes)?
  2. Gather references for anime key scenes
  3. Basics of key scene composition

16. Sketch & Linework

  1. Start sketching composition ideas
  2. Learn how to do linework in anime key scene

17. Render Backgrounds & Base Colors

  1. Fast & efficient ways to render backgrounds
  2. Use color theory and colors to create a mood

18. Render - Light and Shadow & Final Edits

  1. Render a scene using 2D cell shading
  2. Different techniques to bring your image to a polished look
SECTION 07. Anime Key Scene (Female)

19. Sketch & Linework

  1. Start sketching composition ideas
  2. Linework in anime key scene

20. Render Background & Base Colors

  1. Fast & efficient ways to render Background
  2. Use color theory and colors to create a mood

21. Render - Light and Shadow & Final Edits

  1. Render the scene using 2D cell shading
  2. Different techniques to bring your image to a polished look
SECTION 08. Semi-Realistic Portrait (Male)

22. Search for References and Start Sketching

  1. Search references for a semi-realistic portrait
  2. Sketch ideation

23. Base Color & Render

  1. Head anatomy and features
  2. Coloring & rendering tips for a semi-realistic portrait

24. Final Edits

  1. Bring the semi-realistic portrait to a final, polished look
SECTION 09. Semi-Realistic Portrait (Female)

25. Search for References and Start Sketching

  1. Search the references for a semi-realistic portrait
  2. Sketch ideation

26. Base Color & Render

  1. Head anatomy and features
  2. Coloring & rendering tips for a semi-realistic portrait

27. Final Edits

  1. Bring the semi-realistic portrait to a final, polished look
SECTION 10. Conclusion

28. The Freelance Life 101

  1. Pros and cons of freelance work
  2. How to grow your social presence
  3. How to take advantage of social media and monetize your work
  4. Tips to stay motivated & disciplined

29. Final Thoughts

  1. Final thoughts and tips on your artistic journey

*The release date of this class, curriculum images, and associated content can be changed without prior notice.

Interview
with Illustrator Caro Oliveira

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Question.01
Is There a Specific Reason Why You Chose This Specific Topic/Themes?


As a freelance artist, there are times when my clients ask me to illustrate in a specific style. Naturally, I had to practice different drawing styles to become a professional freelance artist. For this class, I wanted to allow students to build art fundamentals and explore three different styles. This could be an opportunity for some to practice different art styles and for those looking to find their preference.

Question.02
What Makes Your Class Different From Other Classes?


In this class, you will design two characters—one male and one female, draw them in three different styles and take advantage of digital apps for a fast workflow. This class is jam-packed with all the knowledge I gathered over my artistic journey, with techniques that I still use now in my work process.

Question.03
Please Share Your Thoughts on the Job Market of the Industry


Even though the industry is very competitive, it's an ever-growing industry, meaning that once artists reach a certain skill level, there will always be new opportunities for them. Some people may say otherwise, but I would say there will always be more opportunities for you as long as you look for them.

Question.04
Please Share Anything You Would Like to Add to Your Students.


After finishing the class, it is really important to practice and apply that knowledge and skills to your art. Take the time to do all the exercises and start honing your skills. The learning curve is higher when you put work into it. Also, don't stop and keep learning from other artists. Invest in yourself because you are the best asset!

Required Programs

This course will use Photoshop CC 2019 (minimum CC 2016), Clip Studio Paint (1.11 or lower), Lazy Nezumi Pro (version 19 or lower). Akvis ArtWork 12.5 (or lower), PureRef (any version). Please purchase and install these program(s) for an optimized lecture experience.

*These programs and/or materials will not be provided with the lecture.

Adobe Photoshop Clip Studio Paint Lazy Nezumi Pro Akvis ArtWork PureRef

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