Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Creating noses, part of The Making of Times Square: The People.
Creating portraits of people, you have to really take into consideration all the…different features and exactly what it is that's going on in there. Things like noses.…Everybody has a different type of nose and how you pick that nose is…going to really capture the character of that person.…So I am going to create a nose for you here so you can see some of the…steps that went into it.…I'm going to zoom in right here to this little area right here.…Let's zoom in on this one guy right there.…This guy, this guy we're going to get create.…Now, the actual file for him right there, there is the actual file and we're…going to create this nose.…
Now I've gone ahead and selected the color of the skin here.…So we can start right off with that.…Right here, I have the Paths that offered a basic head and nose.…So what I'm going to do is I'm going to select those paths and fill them…in separate layers.…So right here I am going to create a layer and I'm going to call it head and fill it.…I'm going to select the path for the nose and in a separate layer, I'll call it nose,…
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
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