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Illustration Mentorship | Augusto Quirino

In this Intermediate Illustration Mentorship, you’ll have the opportunity to work with an experienced mentor and industry professional, Augusto Quirino.

You will focus on key areas of improvement, such as Storytelling, Composition, and Rendering.

By the end of this mentorship, you’ll have a stronger understanding of the fundamental principles of illustration, as well as the skills and knowledge needed to create compelling and engaging artwork for the entertainment industry.

This mentorship provides the perfect opportunity for artists to take their skills to the next level and advance their growth as an artist.

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Augusto Quirino

Freelance Illustrator - West Studio

Illustration | Character | Concept Art



Augusto Quirino is a highly skilled concept artist and illustrator, known for his work with top companies like Riot Games and West Studio.

With years of experience in the industry, he is the perfect mentor for intermediate-level artists looking to improve their skills in thumbnails, storytelling, color composition, rendering, stylizing, and finalizing.

Let Augusto Quirino’s expertise and inspiration guide you to the next level of your art career.

Projects & clients

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To maximize your progress and efficiency, this mentorship will be concentrated into two dedicated days per week, while the remaining days will be reserved for working on your individual projects.
To ensure an optimal mentorship experience, we carefully consider various factors such as the level of difficulty, mentor-to-mentee ratio, and the mentors’ schedules to determine the perfect duration.
Generally, learning together will help improve more efficiently in a mentorship. Mentees will be paired according to skill levels.
In general, the modules are based on the workflow and industry experience of the mentor. Modules are delivered organically based on your personal and project needs. All modules are fully explained below, you can access them by clicking on them.
We understand that every mentee’s needs and abilities are different, which is why the difficulty level of each mentorship can be customized based on your portfolio. However, the final decision on the difficulty level will be at the discretion of the mentor.
We offer certificates for both participation and accomplishment in this mentorship program. The accomplishment certificate will be awarded to participants whose results are evaluated as excellent by the internal internal team.


2-3 Portfolio images

2 months

$ 1299/mo.

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In this module, Augusto Quirino will teach you how to create effective and appealing thumbnails for your illustrations.

You will learn how to use composition, storytelling, and mood to make your thumbnails stand out and grab the viewer’s attention. Augusto Quirino will guide you through the process of ideation and analysis, helping you develop a strong concept for your thumbnail.

You will also learn how to use flow and structure to create a cohesive and engaging visual narrative. By the end of this module, you will have the skills and knowledge to create thumbnails that effectively communicate your ideas and draw the viewer into your artwork.

  1. Reference
  2. Mood
  3. Values
  4. Composition

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Learn how to tell a compelling story through your illustrations. Augusto Quirino will guide you in creating engaging narratives and using visual elements to convey them effectively.

  1. Ideation
  2. Storytelling

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Color Composition

Discover the principles of effective composition and how to apply them to your illustrations. Augusto Quirino will teach you how to create balanced and dynamic compositions that draw the viewer’s eye.

  1. Colors
  2. Values
  3. Harmony

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Master the techniques of rendering, including lighting, value, and color. Augusto Quirino will show you how to use these elements to create striking and believable illustrations.

  1. Value
  2. Color
  3. Texture
  4. Form

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Understand the step-by-step process of creating an illustration, from initial idea to final product. Augusto Quirino will provide insights and tips on how to efficiently organize your workflow.

  1. Tools
  2. Efficiency
  3. Breaking bad habits

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Learn how to create a unique and recognizable style that will set your work apart from others. Augusto Quirino will guide you through the process of developing your own artistic voice.

  1. Analyzing
  2. Referencing
  3. Matching

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Post Process

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Understand the final steps of creating an illustration, including adjustments, revisions, and presentation. Augusto Quirino will provide tips and advice on how to produce professional-quality work.

  1. Post Process
  2. Last pushes
  3. Fixing
  4. Posting/Submitting

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Problem Solving

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Project Management

Learn how to structure your project so that you seamlessly fit into modern art environments in larger studios. Some aspects of a professional artist are less known, such as naming conventions, color spaces, File sharing, and delivery.

Augusto Quirino will help you understand what it takes to deliver on time.

  1. Problem Solving
  2. Client requirements
  3. Reference management
  4. Layer structure
  5. Naming Conventions

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Company Hierarchies

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Dealing with Clients

How to get hired for a studio or dream project can be intimidating. There are several mindsets to adopt when approaching work as a professional artist.

*This module serves as a bonus and will be conducted by Christopher Schiefer (CEO) to improve your current work routine. This module will only be held upon your initiative response after completing all months.

  1. Company Hierarchies
  2. Email Outreach
  3. Outsourcing

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Articles & Interviews

Exposure can be beneficial to help attract clients and improve your international attention.

*This module will be conducted by the internal team based on the achieved level of polish at the end of your mentorship.

  1. Interviews
  2. Power of Editors
  3. Understanding Feature articles

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Understanding Client Needs

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Authority Strategy

Learn how to structure your portfolio to maximize the impression of your efforts.
LinkedIn and a proper presentation of your personal and professional work can help stand out.

*This module will be conducted by the internal team after finishing all acquired mentorship months with Augusto Quirino

  1. Understanding Client Needs
  2. Naming Conventions
  3. File Delivery
  4. Structural Mindset

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