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Digital-Tutors : Light and Color Study: Night Scene
Digital-Tutors : Light and Color Study: Night Scene 2 hrs. 54 min. |Released on August 1, 2011 |Project Files Included (111 MB) Required Software: Photoshop CS5 and up
In this collection of lessons we will study the of light on color while painting a night scene.
Throughout the process of painting this color concept, we’ll focus on various aspects of light and color at night. After we’ve spent a little time setting up or composition, we’ll get things started by choosing the colors for the sky in our image. Here we’ll learn why colors change so much at night. We’ll also learn about choosing both key and fill lights for our scene. Some of the other topics we will address while working through this painting are things like atmospheric perspective, reflected light, cast shadows and form shadows as well as the interaction between colored lights. After completing this course, you should have a better idea of how to choose color for a night time image.
17 videos in this course
1. Introduction and project overview 2. Setting up the composition 3. Setting the mood of our scene 4. Building up the composition 5. Painting the silhouette for our floating island 6. Accounting for atmospheric interference in the composition 7. Adding a body of water 8. Continuing to work on the water 9. Painting background and midground shadows 10. Painting background and midground highlights 11. Painting foreground highlights 12. Adding a sense of scale to the image 13. Lighting the island 14. Adding spotlights to the island 15. Adding additional secondary light sources 16. Adding clouds and fog to our scene 17. Detailing the moon and final touch ups