How To Light Characters!


“I can recommend this. A lot of really solid information in this one.” 
"...all the lighting concept and knowledge are very valuable”

Don't settle for boring lighting on your good character designs, add drama and mood by using one of the Core 16. These proven lighting arrangements create engaging value schemes and are regularly used by professionals to heighten the visual impact and narrative of scenes. In the video MTG artist Clint Cearley walks you through the arrangements giving commentary on usage, tips, and pitfalls to avoid. Also included is a bonus segment on replicating a classic cell-animation look in Photoshop.

  • 35 minute HD video with commentary
  • PSD with 16 lighting examples, notes and value schemes
  • JPG composite image of all arrangements for quick reference
  • JPG desktop wallpaper

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