May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AN 2270 - Digital Painting for Film + Games

Credits: 3

This studio-based course will explore the foundations of digital painting and how it applies to every level of the production process. Students will learn the fundamentals of color, composition, blending modes, custom brush creation/utilization, and working resolutions. Upon successful completion of this course, students will have applied these skills to a variety of projects—from speed painting to matte painting and paint-overs.

Prerequisites: FD 1020 - 2D Design: Elements + Principles . All BFA AN/GA students are required to adhere to the prerequisite.

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Recognize the applications of Digital Painting in a studio production pipeline.
  • Create and use custom brushes from a variety of photographic and hand-drawn images.
  • Demonstrate techniques for rapid concept visualization.
  • Apply traditional art techniques such as: composition, tone, color, shape, texture, value and contrast within digital environments.

AN2270 Course Learning Outcomes Rubric  

Required Course Materials:

  • Sketchbook
  • pencils
  • Photoshop
  • Tablet

**Materials may vary depending on the instructor, make sure to check with your professor before purchasing.

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