Join Bert Monroy for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding the structure of the mouth, part of Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The People.
There are many people who populate the scene of Times Square, and there is one…thing they all have in common.…They all have a mouth.…Now all the mouths look different, but rendering that mouth is an important thing.…Here we see a mouth that lips are just slightly parted, so you are exposing the teeth inside.…Here is a mouth where the teeth are very predominant.…The mouth is wide open.…The teeth are completely exposed.…Then here is one where it's just a smile and exposing just the top portion of…the teeth with all their little highlights and so on.…
Now just creating any one of these heads creates a lot of different layers, as you…can see through here, and there is a lot of subgroups that are closed. Like here…for hair, we have the hair on the head, and the facial hairs,…eyelashes and so on.…Let's go in here and see how this mouth is structured.…So right here, we see that there is a folder mouth.…I'm going to turn on that folder right there and there the entire mouth shows up.…Now you notice that there are multiple layers in that folder, plus a…
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
Bert Monroy: The Making of Times Square, The Toolswith Bert Monroy5h 56m 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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