Illustration Mentorship with Monika Palosz | CGverse

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This illustration mentorship with Monika will help build in-depth projects to raise awareness for your portfolio. Let you know how clients work and get to know required skills in the entertainment industry. Help you with anatomy, perspective, composition and more.

Live Instructor(s): Monika Palosz

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

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3-4 Portfolio Paintings
2 Days per week
Valid Certificates
Dealing with Clients
Get Articles about you
Authority Strategy

4 months



$599/mo.

Thumbnails 2D Illustration

Thumbnails

Thumbnailing is an essential part of the creative process for developing a visual representation of your client’s brief.

Thumbnails also serve as a visual communication tool. Learn how to pull off thumbnails fast and build the foundation of your future project with references and ideation.

  1. Brief Analysis
  2. Gathering References
  3. Ideation
  4. Composition

Achieving Structure

To make your Images believable, you need to focus on structural components such as Anatomy and Perspective. The fundamentals have to be laid out precisely in order to achieve a solution for your future clients.

  1. Anatomy
  2. Perspective
  3. Layout
  4. Structure
Achieving Structure 2D Illustration
Color Composition 2D Illustration

Color Composition

Color is subordinate to values but the image still relies on your knowledge of light and appealing combinations of Hue and Saturation. Learn how to tackle the layout of your colors and their proportions

  1. Color Theory
  2. Light Theory
  3. Creating Multiple Color Thumbnails

Quality Rendering

Modern clients have high standards when it comes to the final result of an image. 3-Dimensional rendering contains knowledge about material properties surface textures and proper application of light simulation in photoshop.
In order to work in a team, file exchange is also a very important aspect of being a modern artist. Therefore, Layer Management comes in as a handy tool for your future work

  1. Material and Surface Definition
  2. Atmospheric Scattering and Absorption
  3. Textures
  4. Lighting
  5. Layer Management
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Finalizing

There are many Iterations necessary until an image is considered a final piece of art/solution for your client. In order to push it to the next level you have to focus on post-processing, Fixing smaller aspects of an image, and refining all properties that make up an image down to the smallest pixel.

  1. Final polish
  2. Post-processing
  3. Iterations
  4. Delivering the file

Character Design

Design is all about solutions either Visual or functional. In order to be consistent and don’t break under pressure with your future client you need to be able to have proper shape language. Create appealing and functional costumes to carry a story.

  1. Shape Language
  2. Costume design
  3. Using Storytelling to Enhance Design
Character Design 2D Illustration

Dynamic Anatomy

In order to push an appealing design of a character, a dynamic pose with simplification or stylization will help you fit into a set Style within a project or to enhance your own image.
Learning anatomy will help you gain confidence to lay out your character

  1. Gesture 
  2. Proportions
  3. Stylization 
  4. Characters in motion

Project Management

Achieving great results in team environment requires efficiency of time and project management. 

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Understanding Client Needs

Industry Influence of Students and Mentors

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