Advanced digital painting.

With this course you will receive access to BOTH the ‘Essentials of digital painting’ and the  ‘Advanced digital painting’ course.

We take you from the very beginning with an overview of the digital workspace and tools. We then explore the various methods of coloring, shading and highlighting and potential methods of starting a painting.  You are then introduced to techniques that can transform everyday object such as crystals and marbles into otherworldly landscapes.  The final modules combines the techniques explored through out the course to create a final piece. You will be quizzed at the end of each module to ensure you have picked up the essential information for digital painting.

Once you have completed the ‘Essentials of digital painting’ material you can then expand your skills with the ‘Advanced digital painting’ techniques. You will learn how to improve your paintings by applying such techniques as giving your work texture, effective composition, colour theory, values, using references correctly and studying the masters. You will also learn how to use other software such as Apophysis to create amazing fractals and learn how to use them in your art. You will be introduced to how to create basic 3D artwork, advanced painting with light and advanced photo manipulation skills.

You will witness the creation of 3 refined artworks that demonstrate all of these new skills!

Access to the course is granted manually so please allow up to 24 hours until you are able to use the course software.


For this course you will need to have access to a PC, Mac or laptop

You will need the software Adobe Photoshop, you can download a 30 day free trial here.

It is recommended that you have own a  graphics tablet for this course. Wacom have a great range suited for artists of all levels, you can purchase a tablet from their official site, although they are normally cheaper on amazon or ebay.

Course Contents

Module 1: Improving your paintings

In the first module we will take a look at numerous ways of improving your paintings by focusing on:
Colour theory
Using references correctly
Studying the masters

Module 2: Image creation: Starting your paintings

We take a look at many ways of creating a base for your painting by introducing digital decalcomanias, custom brushes and photography.

Module 3: Exploring Apophysis

We explore the wonderful program Apophysis and learn how to create 3D fractals and how to use them in our work.

Module 4: Creating 3D art

Photoshop has the capabilities of creating 3D artwork, we take a look at some creative ways of using 3D elements in our artworks.

Module 5: Advanced photo manipulation skills

We expand our basic knowledge of photo manipulation to create realistic pieces of art.

Module 6: Advanced painting with light

In this module we expand on the many ways to paint with light.

Module 7: Putting it all together.

In the final module you will be taken through 3 final paintings from start to finish so you can witness how to apply the techniques covered in the course.

BONUS: Full access to the ‘Essentials of digital painting’ course.

The ‘Essentials of digital painting’ course is included in this package.

Any questions? get in touch!