is a 10-week masterclass in which students will learn how to create a beautiful digital portrait, from the initial underdrawing, to the monochromatic
underpainting, to the initial color block in, all the way to the finished product.
In this first class, students will learn about the basic shapes of the head and how to construct the head using the Loomis Method.
In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of measurement and how to use those techniques to create a precise underdrawing from reference.
In this class, students will be given the opportunity to complete their finished underdrawing.
In this class, students will learn the fundamentals of value, particularly as they pertain to the process of monochromatic underpainting.
In this class, students will learn some techniques for blocking in basic colors as they bring their monochromatic underpaintings into the color stage.
In this class, students will learn some advanced color and light theory and how to apply it to begin bringing their portraits to life.
In this class, students will be given the opporunity to use all of their recently-learned fundamentals of color and value to progress in the color stage.
In this class, students will learn some techniques for adding texture and detail to their portraits.
In this class, students will learn some advanced Photoshop techniques as they approach the finish with their portraits.
In this final class, we will have a critique of the students' finished portraits as we wrap up the 10-week course.