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Create key storytelling moments for film
This course focuses on teaching students how to create beautiful and cinematic key frame illustrations. Using a mix of rendering techniques, we will tackle important elements of creating key frames such as composition, color, mood, and lighting. The course will be composed of two parts: first, we will study the fundamentals behind cinematic images in order to get familiar with those structures and languages. In the second part, students will tackle a small project where the goal is to create a set of key frames using the knowledge learned in the past weeks. This course will help students' work develop a more cinematic feeling, as well as improve their workflow using industry-standard techniques. Note: 3D rendering techniques will be discussed as part of the rendering workflow, nevertheless its use will be optional. Furthermore, students will have access to resources such as 3D assets in order to complete certain aspects of the assignments if needed.
Key Frame Illustration for Production WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
The more you know, the better.
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Lectures by Ricardo Lima
Ricardo Lima is a concept artist and illustrator working for the entertainment industry. He graduated in Drawing by the Academy of Fine Arts in Lisbon, and later went to Singapore were he studied at Feng Zhu School of Design. After finishing his studies, Ricardo went back to Portugal and started freelancing. Most recently he worked with Eidos Montreal for the title "Shadow of the Tomb Raider" and he is now part of One Pixel Brush team.
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Jul 29, 2019 - Oct 14, 2019
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Certificate of Completion
Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.
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