Character Art School Complete Coloring and Painting

The Best Way to Learn to Color and Paint Professional Characters for Animation, Games, Comics, Manga and More.
Character Art School Complete Coloring and Painting
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5.84 GB
Total length :
19h 33m



Scott Harris | 330,000+ Students


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Last updated 10/2022



Character Art School Complete Coloring and Painting

What you’ll learn

How to Paint Characters from Beginner to Advanced
How to Color Characters using Multiple Techniques
How to Color Comic Book Characters
How to Color Manga
How to Color Anime
How to Paint Digitally and Use that Theory with Traditional Tools

Character Art School Complete Coloring and Painting


You should have a desire to color and paint characters well
You should have a desire to reach a professional level of coloring and painting ability


What is Character Art School: Complete Coloring and Painting?
Character Art School is a 6 week learn-anywhere video course where you learn to become adept at coloring and painting professional characters. I’ve hand-crafted the Character Art School: Complete Coloring and Painting course to be the only course you need, to learn all the core fundamentals and advanced techniques to coloring and painting characters well. If you’re an absolute beginner or you’re already at an intermediate level, the course will advance your current ability to a professional level. The course is a comprehensive 5 module guided video course, where the only limit to your progression is your determination and engagement in the rewarding assignments.
Whether you want to color and paint character concept art for films and games, illustrations, comics, manga, Disney style or other styles, this is the course you need to get you there.
I’ll teach you to color and paint with confidence and without fear. I’ll teach you to color and paint well. You will know all the core theory, workflows and practical application for professional level Character Coloring and Painting.
Finally, Learn Character Coloring and Painting Well
Whether you’re a complete beginner, or intermediate at character coloring and painting, you’ll learn things you never knew you never knew. Seriously. Inspired by masters and built on the theory of giants, Character Drawing Academy is one of, if not the most comprehensive character coloring and painting course out there. I’m so convinced of this, I’ll give you a no-questions asked refund if you’re not satisfied.
Clear, Easy to Understand Lessons
Crystal clear in fact. Learning character coloring and painting effectively means having information presented in a logical and coherent way. The Character Coloring and Painting Course is modular by design, easy to grasp, and allows you to learn in a well paced, structured way. Engage in the course chronologically, then revise each module at your leisure. Grasp concepts faster than you ever have before – there’s no fluff here. You’ll also find that Coloring and Painting is grounded in very solid and complete theory. Learn rapidly.
Assignments that are Rewarding
Bridging the gap between theory and practice, each module’s assignments have been designed to both reinforce theory, and feel rewarding. I’ve taken the core of Color and Light theory, and purpose built each assignment to help you rapidly progress, and you’ll see the difference in your own work almost immediately. Art is about doing, so let’s get started.

What’s Your Style?
Whether you want to learn to color and paint characters for games, comics, cartoons, manga, animation and more, this course has you covered. I’m not teaching you a ‘method’ or a ‘way’ to color and paint, I’m teaching you to be a fundamentally good character colorist and painter.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Introduction

Lecture 2 Coloring and Painting Tools

Lecture 3 Updates, Resources and Community

Section 2: Module 1: Light and Color Art Fundamentals

Lecture 4 Light, Color and the Eye

Lecture 5 The Scale of Light

Lecture 6 Perception of Forms

Lecture 7 Planes

Lecture 8 Light and Reflection

Lecture 9 The Form Lighting Principle

Lecture 10 Understanding Color

Lecture 11 Color Shifting

Lecture 12 Color Schemes

Lecture 13 Dynamic Lighting

Lecture 14 Atmospheric Perspective

Lecture 15 Edge Differentiation

Lecture 16 Observation

Lecture 17 Module 1 Assignments

Lecture 18 Module 1 Resources

Section 3: Module 2: Using Digital Tools

Lecture 19 Introduction

Lecture 20 General Tools Overview

Lecture 21 Canvas Size and Resolution Guide

Lecture 22 Installing Brushes

Lecture 23 Keyboard Shortcuts Guide

Lecture 24 Brush Flow and Opacity

Lecture 25 Blending and Color Picking

Lecture 26 Digital Color Picker

Lecture 27 Layers and Layer Modes

Lecture 28 Understanding Selections

Lecture 29 Understanding Adjustments

Lecture 30 User Interface Layouts

Lecture 31 Software Adaptation

Lecture 32 Module 2 Resources

Section 4: Module 3: The Character Coloring and Painting Workflow

Lecture 33 Workflow Overview

Lecture 34 Digital Canvas Pre-production

Lecture 35 Illustration Preparation

Lecture 36 Stage 1: Local Color

Lecture 37 Stage 2: Variations

Lecture 38 Stage 3: Forms

Lecture 39 Stage 4: Light 1

Lecture 40 Stage 5: Light 2

Lecture 41 Stage 6: Highlights 1

Lecture 42 Stage 7: Highlights 2

Lecture 43 Stage 8: Highlights 3

Lecture 44 Stage 9: Dynamic Lighting

Lecture 45 Stage 10: Contrast

Lecture 46 Stage 11: Cast

Lecture 47 Post-Production Adjustments

Lecture 48 Skin Enhancement

Lecture 49 The Secret Hair Painting Technique

Lecture 50 Adjusting Line Color

Lecture 51 Over-Painting

Lecture 52 Post Production Effects 1

Lecture 53 Post Production Effects 2

Lecture 54 Full Workflow Time-lapse Overview

Lecture 55 Conclusion

Lecture 56 Module 3 Assignments

Lecture 57 Module 3 Resources

Section 5: Module 4: Coloring and Painting Styles

Lecture 58 Introduction to Character Coloring and Painting Styles

Lecture 59 Achieving Flat Coloring and Gradient Style Coloring

Lecture 60 Achieving Animation and Anime Cell-Shaded Style Coloring

Lecture 61 Achieving Digital Water-Color and Rough Style Coloring

Lecture 62 Achieving Chunky, brush-stroked Style Painting

Lecture 63 Achieving Smooth Painterly Style Painting

Lecture 64 Achieving Comic Book Style Colouring

Lecture 65 Module 4 Assignments

Section 6: Module 5: Comprehensive Character Coloring and Painting Demos

Lecture 66 Intro to Full Demos

Lecture 67 DEMO 1: Carmi Timelapse with Commentary

Lecture 68 DEMO 1: Carmi Full Painting Demo

Lecture 69 DEMO 2: ChronoViper Timelapse with Commentary

Lecture 70 DEMO 2: ChronoViper Full Coloring Demo

Lecture 71 DEMO 3: Hiding Something Timelapse with Commentary

Lecture 72 DEMO 3: Hiding Something Full Painting Demo

Lecture 73 DEMO 4: Your Call Timelapse with Commentary

Lecture 74 DEMO 4: Your Call Full Painting Demo

Section 7: Conclusion

Lecture 75 Conclusion to the Course

Section 8: Additional Content

Lecture 76 DEMO: Beach Girl Full Painting Demo

Lecture 77 DEMO: Asuka Full Painting Demo

Lecture 78 DEMO: Emerald Portrait Painting Demo

Lecture 79 Photoshop Keyboard Shortcut Guide

Lecture 80 Paint Tool Sai Brush Settings

Lecture 81 Clip Studio Paint Brushpack Download

Lecture 82 Krita Brushpack Download

Lecture 83 Your Call High Resolution File

Anyone who wants to learn to color and paint characters well, in any style,Individuals who love character art, from Video Game Art, to Animation, Comics, Manga and more

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Udemy | English | 19h 33m | 5.84 GB
Created by: Scott Harris | 330,000+ Students

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