Chapter1: Blocking In Local Colour
This Full length "Start To Finish" DVD begins with setting our base colour's and blocking in our major shapes and forms. All base colour's are listed and blocked in on screen with full instruction on the process in this chapter.
Chapter 2: Creating Background Glow
This chapter demonstrates how to create a glow effect traditionally and with an airbrush. Derek first demonstrates how to use an airbrush to create a subtle gradation on the board and then how to add vibrant colour to the glow. Derek then demonstrates how to create the same graduated glow with an art brush for a more traditional or artistic look and for those not wishing to use an airbrush.
Chapter 3: Refining Shape And Form
With our shape and form well on its way we now concentrate on refining our texture to create a more convincing smooth fur look. The viewer is taught to use direction of stroke and negative painting to establish a refined shape and form. The use of transition stokes are introduced and demonstrated. Larger area's are then broken down to further the creation of shape and structure and finalize our look.
Chapter 4: Detailing The Head
With our shape and form created and working for us we move on to detailing the head. In this chapter the viewer is taught how to play lights and darks off each other and how to balance the use of warm and cool colours. Derek demonstrates how to create depth in your fur textures using these elements of art. Detailed instruction is given on how to produce detailed eyes, nose and eyes.
Chapter 5: Detailing The Body
Further instruction on fur creation is demonstrated. Derek instructs on how to create 'long' and 'short' fur textures through the use of colour value and intensity. Instruction on how to further structure through fur texture is covered in this chapter.
Chapter 6: Painting Rock Textures
With our shape and form well on its way we now concentrate on refining our texture to create a more convincing rock surfaces. This chapter deals with how to take your basic texturing techniques and refine them into the detailed characteristics of the rock you are painting. Learn to bring your textures together to create fine detail in your surface and also how to soften off other areas. This chapter is designed to teach the viewer how to finish off a textured surface of a rock and make it 100% convincing!
Chapter 7: Adding The Finishing Touch
This chapter shows you how to bring it all together and how to soften off transitions and sharp edges. Viewer will also learn how to "ping" with light and how to push and pull final values. The video finishes up with a demonstration on how to paint convincing whiskers.
Both download and DVD versions include navigation enhancer with the "Key Point" marker to mark vital information points on the video. Link to online templates, teaching aids, and other DVD extra's for this title. The DVD version also includes: Full chapter menus for fast convenient navigation. Detailed Glossary of terms used on the video. One click play Slideshow of Derek's original art. Full artist's biography and photo gallery.
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