We'll begin this training by starting with a sketch of our forest creature, along with visualizing the environment that our concept exists in. From there, we'll spend several lessons using some different methods of blocking in textures to develop and evolve the look of our forest creature. As we apply our textures we'll be working in grayscale so that we can focus on maintaining our values first. Once our textures have been blocked in, we'll begin to refine our concept and learn how to apply color. We'll finish our concept by exploring how to place our forest creature into an environment that compliments his appearance. By utilizing the methods of applying textures in this course you'll be able to add more depth and personality to your own concepts. Software required: Photoshop CS6.
Kurt is a design tutor at Pluralsight. Ever since he could hold a crayon, Kurt has been in love with drawing. Apart from his dedication to training artists at Pluralsight, Kurt has an extensive background in illustration. He has previously worked for a book publisher, as well as Rhythm and Hues Studios. It was through his extensive industry background that Kurt learned the way of the Wacom, and that the Pen tool is truly mightier than the sword.