Digital Drawing
Illustration
Starts on December 22nd

Taking Your Portraits to the Next Level

By SOZOMAIKA

$145.00
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31 lessons
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Are you looking to take your portrait and/or character face design to the next level?

SOZOMAIKA is excited to teach how to push your portraits and make decisions from a knowledgeable perspective when choosing color, mood and attitudes to bring energy to the paintings.

Learn Portrait and Character Design 101 you need to create a memorable character. From line art to coloring and shading, facial features to body proportions, SOZOMAIKA will share her insights on creating character designs in detail.
This class will take you from beginner to advanced, and you will leave with more understanding of how to make striking portraits with rendering techniques and cosmetic application.

Step 1: A Refresher on Basic Structure and Principals/Getting Comfortable on Your Canvas

Step 2: How to Curate an Aesthetic and Develop a Critical Eye For Detail

Step 3: Blocking out Shapes, Stylization and Rendering

Step 4: Fine Tuning and Final Touches

Important Notice: This is an early bird class! That means the production of this class is just starting. The curriculum is subject to change, and content may be uploaded sequentially based on the creator’s schedule to ensure that we provide the class in the best quality possible.

Welcome


  1. Meet Your Instructor

  2. Introduction to the course (Instinctual)

  3. Introduction to the program

Chapter 1: Sketching Basic Lines (Brushes, Tools, Follow-along)


  1. Drawing Basics

  2. Shape Design

  3. Anatomy Overview

  4. Stylization

Chapter 2: Idea brainstorming / Finding references (Pinterest, Instagram)


  1. Building Up Form

  2. Value

  3. Pinch points/Volume control

  4. Tips for Avoiding Muddy Values and How To Move From Line Art

Chapter 3: Anatomy (Different Phenotypes in 3D - Types of Eyes, Nose, Lips)


  1. Texture/Material

  2. Blemishes/ Undertones

  3. Ethnicity/ Phenotypes

  4. Choosing References

Chapter 4: Stylization (Attitude, expressions & mood/energy)


  1. Attitude and Expression

  2. Facial Expressions and Distortions

  3. Mood and Energy

Chapter 5: Cosmetics (Color Theory, Makeup Styles)


  1. Characterization with Cosmetics

  2. Cosmetic Color Theories

  3. Makeup Illusion and Application

  4. Makeup Styles and How They Relate to Time Period And Personality

Chapter 6: Final Touches (Face)


  1. Final (Face) Touches

  2. Shine

  3. Lashes

  4. Highlights

Chapter 7: Final Touches (Layers & Textures - Textures, Gradient Maps)


  1. Bonus Glitter Gloss Tutorial

  2. Final Touch Color Grading

  3. Gradient Maps

  4. Textures

Outro


  Congratulations on Completing the Course


Meet Your Creator
Hi!
 
I'm SOZOMAIKA, a full-time freelancer currently based in California.
 
I'm self taught and have drawn since my days as a child. I have always been passionate about fashion and beauty related imagery and try to incorporate those things in my paintings.
 
I've been asked to create tutorials for many years now on my approaches to painting portraits so I hope this course can give you more insight on what goes on in my head when I make decisions as I work.

Sozomaika will be using Photoshop for this class but students are free to follow along for the majority of the course with their software of choice. Students are expected to have a working knowledge of their software of choice prior to participating in class.

Sozomaika will be providing translated brushes for Procreate users, and will be avai

Duration of the course

You can access the class videos for 32 weeks. Within that period, you can replay the videos in as many devices as you want.

Important Notice

This is an early bird class! That means the production of this class is just starting. The curriculum is subject to change, and content may be uploaded sequentially based on the creator’s schedule to ensure that we provide the class in the best quality possible.

Earn points to Extend the Class Access

Receive points by completing chapter missions OR by taking the class two or more times a week. And use the points to extend your class access!

Super Early Bird Offer

Once we pass the release date, we will no longer offered the class at "Super Early Bird". The rate will be raised after the date, right now is the cheapest deal you can get.

Installment Payment

Quadpay is available for the payment! Your order will be split into 4 installments paid over 6 weeks! To find out more, please visit Quadpay.

Class Preparation

We will need to download a digital drawing program of their choice before taking the class.

Class access

Class videos will be available by December 22nd. We will notify you via email regarding how to access to the class videos on the release date.

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