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Dreadjim's Mentorship Videos

(Most Affordable to Learn Online)

How this works?

1) You send a work that you want to improve on. Let me know which area specifically you want to get good at- composition, colors, proportions etc.

 

2) I receive your file via dreadjim@gmail.com, and proceed to create a 1 - 2 hours video walkthrough talking and showing you how to improve, why and what to do etc.

 

3) I send you back the psd with the HD video and you work on it and learn!

 

4) Level up! :D

 

Customized 1-2 hours Video tutorials for you.

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The VAULT

Starter to Beginner Level

Basic Character Design Part 1(SKETCHING)

1 hour+ realtime video with audio. Learn the fundamentals as well as intricacies of Design put forth in layman's terms and many techniques and tools in imaging software.

 

Topics Covered:

Part1)

Photoshop Setup for Artists

Gesture

Basic Proportions Man Vs Woman

Sketch Basics

Digital Drawing

 

Part2) 

Basic Muscles for Artists

S Lines and C Curves

Dynamic Posture and Figure drawing

Tips on Figure drawing

 

Part 3)

Character Design into Elven Ranger and 

Bounty Huntress

Costuming+Accessories

Rough to line art

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack, 1 hour+video tutorial

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

 

How to Speed Paint

1/2 Hour+ realtime video with audio. Learn in this relaxed setting as I embarked to paint as slowly as I can with the precious 30 minutes. This will be one of many speedpaint videos where I will reveal the different ways many artists used to create 30 minutes legends.

 

Topics Covered

Learn the insights and the tools I used

 

One of the many methods used to create my style of painting

 

See how composition and stuff is made in a short time

 

Learn how to macromanage and not look too deeply into details.

 

Most of all, its free!

 

Basic Character Design Part 2 (COLORING)

2 hours + Realtime HD video with audio walkthrough. Continue the assignment and learn how to create 2 types of coloring styles as well as learn about color theory to empower your designs.

 

Topics Covered:

Using layers, your good friend

 

Lock & Color

 

Easy Light and Shadow

 

Polishing Up

 

Understand genre and style differences of Manga Vs Semi-realism and how to paint them

 

Understand Color from a layman's perspective

 

Includes:

Workfile PSDs(in case you do not have existing sketch to be used with) 

 

Dreadjim Brushpack

 

2 Hours+ of Video tutorial

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

Speed Painting Rough concept

A very quick glimpse into a speed up workflow, and a one geared towards my traditional approach into painting this idea out.

 

Topics Covered

Glimpse tools used, values and shapes applied, and how a black and white painting is transitioned into a fan art of Yasuo from the League of Legends fame.

 

Most of all, its free!

 

Basic Character Design Part 3 (2D SCULPTING-SHAPE DESIGN)

1 hour 40 minutes Realtime HD video with audio walkthrough. Embark on the techniques of using shapes & visual design instead of just drawing to create all type of characters be it in the Animation, Game or Film sector.

 

Topics Covered:

NOTAN, using graphical shapes and pure value

 

Art of Design, learn fundamentals in approaching design as well as how artists from the industry 

 

USING SHAPES. your tools of arsenal doesn't just include lines and drawings, learn how to harness the power of selection tools to create simplistic

 

VALUES, learn the king of the art systems, how to use a simple way to make the designs visually arresting even before going into colors.

 

SMART LAYER SYSTEM, Learn how to utilize photoshop's layers and paint within subjects, elements and how to keep the design clean.

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

 

Advanced Level

Environment Design in Speed & Style

2 Hour+ realtime video with audio. Learn one of the world's fastest methods to create an environment rough concept in under just 2 hours plus! Learn what the industry vets all do in the world of entertainment design. PS: This is not recommended for beginners to art, and is definitely not the ONLY way to create environment design.

 

Topics Covered

Learn how to, why and when to use photoplates, textures, to "kickstart" your personal projects

 

Learn how to do it the right way without the hassle of copyright and problems that may arise

 

Use the photopack I supply(taken by me) to create scenes to practice this method and technique

 

Produce relatively breathtaking scenes that will take most newbies days or even weeks to finish in under half a day!

 

Includes:

Notan +finished PSD for walkthrough, Photos+Textures+Tips, Dreadjim Brushpack, 2 hours+video tutorial

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

Painting semi-real Portraits

2 Hour+ realtime video with audio. Learn how we proceed from a notan character design into a fan art rendition/reimagining of a game character, Annie.  In Just 2 hours many topics are covered, including how to color and paint out stylised features on the face. Basic painting of the body as well as special fire effects will also be covered.

 

Topics Covered

Notan into values, Learn how to transit from values into full blown vibrant colors

 

Avoid muddy looking colors and control edges as well as know when to detail

 

Glimpse a deep insight into how colors are used, what popular choices artists use

 

Learn how to create this with a very efficient workflow and methods used in the industry.

 

Includes:

Notan +finished PSD for walkthrough, Dreadjim Brushpack, 2 hours+video tutorial

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

Creating a Female Alien Creature in 4 HOURS

4Hours+ realtime video with audio. Learn in this very slow and methodical video as I show you how to achieve this result in just 2 hours. This is meant to be a practical, with slowed speed for the viewer to draw along. Intended for Beginners to even mid-range artists, there's something to learn for everyone. Note: part 1 is a informal recording where you will hear conversation of me and my student, this may help you relax and also create a classroom-like environment :).

 

Topics Covered

Learn the insights and the tools I used

 

Learn how to create from scratch the figure and exaggerated, stylized design in Part 1

 

Learn how to Color with tools and techniques that many industry professionals hold close to their hearts in Part 2

 

Learn Fundamentals + "Cheat Codes" as we merge classical knowledge with digital tools and filters that give us RESULTS in 2 hours.

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack, Video processes

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

 

AAA Production Painting Techniques and Character Design

2Hours+ realtime video with audio. Learn this process on character creation in MAXIMUM speed plus photobashing the "right way" confidently and safely, paint like a pro in no time. While some artists refuse to acknowledge it, I want to showcase how people can benefit and learn using a logical system and way of doing it, thereby absorbing fundamental knowledge and advanced theories faster than many people.

 

Topics Covered

Learn the art of photo/texture manipulation to create breathtaking pieces in short time

 

Learn how pros create relatively strong concepts and the methods to convey this in a crunch with production/concept cycle

 

Learn how to extract almost any kind of media to create your vision and dream

 

See the methods revealed, as well as what is OK and what is not OK to do.

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack, 2hours plus Video

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

 

Creating Dynamic Action Poses and Fan Art 101

6 Hours+ realtime video with Narration. Create together this series of League of Legends based characters, and learn how to draw and paint from scratch in a short amount of time.

 

Topics Covered

Learn how to pose characters, draw loosely with Energy, how to be bold in experimentation

 

Learn how to analyse ANY character in the universe and create your fan art based on them

 

Learn the importance of proportion, sculpting in 2D Dreadjim Style, and harness the ability combined to create art as fast as 2 hours plus!

 

2 character demos! Yasha and Varussa(Based on the design of Yasuo & Varus from LoL, *characters belong to Riot Games) Learn how I approach design upon study, as well as analysing core components of characters in any universe.

 

Learn the easy way to Stylise, as well as create dynamic perspective effortlessly

 

Learn advanced coloring and semi-real fantasy painting style.

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack, 4 hours plus Video

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.

 

Photo-Based Painting in 1 hour!

1 Hours+ realtime video with audio. This is a highly spontaneous and fun way of creating concepts from just 1 photo. Learn how to create relatively impressive pieces in as little as an hour with this method without any other textures or photos involved! Learn how to weave in and out from your original image as we paintover, manipulate, generate ideas and creativity on the fly and lastly, see how to create effects from the brushset given to your piece as we apply a frigid winter winds scenario to the concept. The resulting image from this tutorial is a Ice cold Shaman with his dragon-Kirin hybrid creature.

 

Topics Covered

Learn the art of photo/texture manipulation to create breathtaking pieces in short time

 

Learn how pros create relatively strong concepts and the methods to convey this in a crunch with production/concept cycle

 

Learn how to see the "Unseen" in all the visuals and photos you have taken in your life

 

Watch the photo of a mundane scene turn into fantastical results in an hour

 

Includes:

PSD, Dreadjim Brushpack, 1 hours-plus Video, Photo

 

*Products and the files, videos etc required will be sent within 24 hours of purchase, thank you for your patience!

 

*You must have digital imaging software, Photoshop is recommended.