Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding eye makeup, part of The Making of Times Square: The People.
Facial features like eyes, nose, and mouth are important to get the character of…a person's face, but sometimes makeup is a big thing.…If it's a cosmetic ad, makeup becomes the focal point.…Now, the makeup on certain people in my scene here is based on the make up that they wearing.…Like Carla here has got this slight little eye shadow going on whereas my…daughter has no eye makeup.…Here is my daughter Erika. She has no makeup on.…So what we're going to do is put some makeup on her.…
Now I'm not going to say I'm a beautician, but I'm going to show you how…that should be applied.…So I'm going to go in here and have the file of just your face here and what…we'll do is put a little eyeliner on and we're going to put a little eyeshadow on.…So let's go in there and do those.…So I'm going to go in here and create a layer right on top of her face. This is the…finished face. I'm going to call this the eyeliner.…So the eyeliner, what I'm going to do is I'm going to picked a dark color here.…Let's just pick a deep gray. And I'm going to take a Paintbrush and I'm going to…
In this installment, The People, Bert illustrates how he created the hyperrealistic portrayals of the dozens of people inhabiting his painting, many of which he drew from real-life friends and family. The course shows how to construct eyes, lips, ears, and other facial features, paint natural looking skin, add hair, apply makeup, and create fabric folds, stitching, and texture to emulate clothing. Bert shows how digital artists can recreate these effects at home, using the tools in Photoshop and Illustrator and a little imagination.
- Creating life-like facial features, such as noses, teeth, lips
- Understanding the structure of the mouth
- Creating facial contours
- Adding details such as fingernails
- Using a Cintiq to create realistic hair
- Creating beard stubble
- Creating the look of stitched denim
- Adding ribbing to a t-shirt
Skill Level Intermediate
The Making of Times Square: The Techniqueswith Bert Monroy4h 56m Intermediate
The Making of Times Square: The Toolswith Bert Monroy5h 55m Intermediate
Creative Inspirations: Bert Monroy, Digital Painter and Illustratorwith Bert Monroy53m 6s Appropriate for all
17. The People of "Times Square"
18. Facial Features
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