Digital Painting Techniques: Landscape Illustration

Gnomon School of Visual Effects has announced Digital Painting Techniques: Landscape Illustration, hosted by professional artists Cliff Cramp and Jason Dunn. The free event will be held in Los Angeles on Thursday November 10th at 7:30PM (PDT) at the Gnomon Campus in Hollywood.

The sessions will delve into the key skills needed to build successful landscape illustrations in Corel Painter and Adobe Photoshop, including how to define composition, vantage points, and focal points, as well as tips for establishing shape, form, color, contrast, and temperature in your digital paintings. Cliff’s presentation will focus on Painter, including a live Painter 17 demo, and Jason will share techniques for Photoshop.

The event is for artists of all levels, both traditional and digital, and is free to attend. RSVP or follow along on Livestream. The guest speakers will take questions from both the stage audience and Livestream viewers during the live event (Tweet questions using #gnomon on Twitter).


7:30 pm – 8:45 pm: Corel Painter Workflow with Cliff Cramp
8:45 pm – 10:00 pm: Photoshop Workflow with Jason Dunn

Guest Speakers

thumb-1478289971-cliff-cramp_headshotCliff Cramp—Illustrator and Professor

Cliff Cramp’s illustration work spans a wide range of genres in entertainment, including background painting for animation, comics, CD and DVD cover art, board games, game art, editorial, and book illustration. Cliff’s clients have included Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, United Artists, Hollywood Records, Nickelodeon TV Animation, Disney Entertainment, Penguin Books, Corel Painter, and more.


thumb-1478289995-jason-dunn_headshot Jason Dunn—Matte Painter and Instructor

Jason Dunn has a broad background in traditional art, which he has parlayed into his 15-year career as a concept artist, compositor, art director, and matte painter for film, television, and commercials. His skills as a painter can also be seen in his illustrations, album designs, portraiture and book cover art. Credits include Cloud Atlas (Matte Painter), After Earth (Concept Artist), and many more.

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