Environment Mentorship with Sergey Vasnev | CGverse

Establish Moody Environments.

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Learn together with Sergey Vasnev. He will help you personally to push your skills. Show you his techniques and work on portfolio images.
If you are looking to improve and create mood in your work then this mentorship is for you!  (view details)

Live Instructor(s): Sergey Vasnev

Mentor-Mentee Ratio: 1 on 2 | 1 on 3

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Each module is explained in detail below by clicking on it. Feel free to contact us with questions regarding mentorship. If you want to customize your mentorship, let us know. 

Use Blender Efficiently

Sergey Vasnev will help you understand the role of blender to improve our art workflow.
It will help us to achieve a more accurate final result and to experiment. 

  1. How to assemble the scene
  2. How to set the light and mood
  3. Features and tricks for fast work in 3d
  4. Set the camera

3D Coat for Volumes

We will look at how 3D Coat helps to create interesting
designs in a 3D environment. This software does not force us
to think about polygons and geometry,
you can create 3D models as easy as drawing

  1. Fast design in 3d
  2. Techniques and principles of 3dCoat
  3. Using brushes and stencils

Value Sketching

Learn how Sergey Vasnev establishes a simple and readable composition to communicate with the client or viewer. He will focus on values and simplification.  It helps you establish mood, find shapes, and solve the overall composition upfront with only values.

  1. Different value schemes
  2. Interconnection of value and color


Work with Sergey Vasnev to strengthen your composition skills. The composition is fundamentally important to achieving an appealing and memorizable image.

We will cover contrast, rhythm, pattern, rule of thirds, proportion,  scale, and more 


Sketching with 3D

Making color sketches using 3d blockout.

  1. A technique that has a lot of goodies
  2. Overpaint tricks
  3. Working with brushes
  4. Photobash tips
  5. Rendering for 2d overpaint

Matte Painting Techniques

Matte painting is a technique used in the VFX industry.

It requires a good understanding of light, color, and perspective
and assumes very accurate work with photos

Sometimes Matte Painting can be used
in illustration and concept art for making high detailed images

Painting Techniques

Learn to master a variety of 2D Techniques with Sergey Vasnev.

We will cover how to use:

layers, blend modes, brushwork, photo bashing, Mixerbrush, a stamp tool, and finally Color Correction to finish our artworks. 


It is very important to establish and maintain perspective while painting. Learn how to fight a fitting and dynamic angle according to your goals.

Project Management

To achieve the goals we have to stay structured. If you work in a team or alone this should be kept in mind. Sergey will help you understand what is necessary to achieve the goals set. 

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Understanding Client Needs

Industry Influence of Students and Mentors

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