Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

How to Sketch the Scene

A course by Tommy Kim , Art Director and Urban Sketch Enthusiast

Art Director and Urban Sketch Enthusiast. Honolulu, United States.
Joined November 2021

Learn how to paint your surroundings by exploring gouache techniques to create a detailed cityscape filled with color and texture

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  • 5974 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

About the video: How to Sketch the Scene

Overview

“Now that you know how to search for inspiration and gather reference photos, I will show you how I start sketching out the scene and share what goes on in my head when composing the scene.”

In this video lesson Tommy Kim addresses the topic: How to Sketch the Scene, which is part of the Domestika online course: Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes. Learn how to paint your surroundings by exploring gouache techniques to create a detailed cityscape filled with color and texture.

Partial transcription of the video

“ How to Sketch the Scene In the previous lesson, we went outside and took a look at the location that we're going to paint. We found the reference photo that we could reference while sketching. Let's start sketching. The first thing I do when I first start sketching the scene is try to find the horizon line. The horizon line is the first thing I look for in a scene. I drew a couple of boxes here to frame our sketch. I will explain why the horizon line matters. In our reference photo, I will mark the horizon with a little marker. This time we could put it low at the bottom. Next, we could p...”

This transcript is automatically generated, so it may contain mistakes.

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Course summary for: Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (176)
  • 5974 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 37m)
  • 1 download
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Areas

    Gouache Painting, Painting, Traditional illustration

Tommy Kim

A course by Tommy Kim

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Art Director and Urban Sketch Enthusiast

Tommy Kim is an art director in the animation industry and an urban sketch enthusiast. Though he spent most of his life in Los Angeles, he is now based in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he enjoys practicing his hobby of plein-air painting.

His passion is to capture everyday life in his artwork, and finds peace whenever he’s outside observing nature with his gouache paint. When he’s not painting, he’s working in the animation industry, collaborating with clients like Gaumont Animation, Original Force Animation, Illumination and Skydance.


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  • 11 lessons (1h 37m)
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  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
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Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes. Illustration course by Tommy Kim

Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

A course by Tommy Kim
Art Director and Urban Sketch Enthusiast. Honolulu, United States.
Joined November 2021
  • 98% positive reviews (176)
  • 5974 students