Beginner's Guide to Concept Sketching

We'll start off by learning what concept sketching is and where it fits into a creative pipeline. Software required: Photoshop CS6.
Course info
Rating
(26)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 11, 2013
Duration
1h 31m
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Description
Course info
Rating
(26)
Level
Beginner
Updated
Mar 11, 2013
Duration
1h 31m
Description

We'll start off by learning what concept sketching is and where it fits into a creative pipeline. We'll then begin exploring how we can utilize concept sketching as part of the pipeline on a number of different types of projects. From a logo to a layout and even a character or environment design, concept sketching can take a number of different forms and we'll learn a little about each of them. We will wrap this course up by learning a few things that you can implement in order to be a more successful concept sketcher. This series of step-by-step videos were developed with artists new to concept sketching in mind so we will be moving at a steady, easy-to-follow pace making sure you understand terms and basic techniques. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is the dedicated Pluralsight texturing and rendering tutor. His roots are firmly planted in a deep background in illustration and design, and Eddie lives to express himself through his art. Eddie has been with Pluralsight (and previously Digital-Tutors) for four-plus years, teaching creative artists to expand their knowledge on everything from design and illustration, to hand painting beautiful textures for their models.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Introducing the Beginner's Guide to Concept Sketching, a fundamental learning series brought to you by Digital Tutor's, the world's largest online CG training library. My name is Eddie, and I'll be teaching you essential workflows and techniques that will help to improve your creative projects through concept sketching. We'll start off by learning what concept sketching is, and where it fit into a creative pipeline. We'll then begin exploring how I utilize concept sketching as part of my pipeline on a number of different types of projects. From a logo, to a layout, and even a character or environment design, concept sketching can take a number of different forms, and we'll learn a little about each of them. We'll wrap this course up by learning a few things that you can implement in order to be a more successful concept sketcher. This series of step-by-step videos were developed with artists new to concept sketching in mind, so we'll be moving at a steady, easy-to-follow pace, making sure you understand terms and basic techniques. To view more Beginner's Guide courses, visit our library, where you'll find the largest collection of free high-quality CG training videos. So, let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson, where we'll learn what the role of concept sketching is, and how it can benefit nearly any creative professional. (upbeat music)