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Announcing Concept Cookie’s New Online Training Course for Character Concept Art – Natalia
We realize this is not specifically 3D Studio Max related, but Tim Von Rueden has just released his full training course on creating stunning character concept art! Character concept art is the starting process for today’s standard in gathering and defining an idea for games, movies, and television. In this series, Tim takes you through the complete concept process for the character Natalia. He will walk you through each step in this in-depth look at the Natalia character concept art creation.
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To gain access to this course you can signup as a Citizen member of the CG Cookie network for just $10 USD per month. This is an incredible deal, the course contains over seven hours of training; covering silhouette, anatomy, lighting, color, drawing the head, each of the facial features, hair, cloth, leather, metal, and posting it off. You can sign up for a Citizen account from our membership page HERE.
As a Citizen member you get access to the complete streaming course, including all project files, brushes and color swatches, a set of excellent anatomy and skin references, and the ability to download each individual video. To make this series more accessible you can now choose to either stream or download any of the videos. To stream the videos, simply click on the thumbnail for that portion and it will automatically load at the top of the page.
What you’ll learn in this course
In the duration of this course you will be taken through the entirety of a character creation process. This includes all the pre-production work that often goes overlooked such as gathering references, setting your layout, and a look at picking out your colors to compliment each other and lighting your scene. When it comes to drawing this series covers the human aspects such as the silhouette process, refining the anatomy, rendering skin using the pre-packed brushes, shaping out the head from any angle, taking an in-depth look and focus on the facial features from the eyes, the nose, the mouth, and the hair. Then we go through the materials included with a leather jacket, jeans, boots, metal, jewelry, tattoos, gloves. Then to polish it off I add a rim light and bring it all together with a background. I hope you enjoy and learn how to use this to create your own character concept art!
Note: the first three videos, and the introduction and freely available for anyone to view to help give you a better preview of the course Enjoy!