Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

The Values

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

  • 98% positive reviews (176)
  • 6005 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

About the video: The Values

Overview

“In this lesson, I will explore how to make the scene readable with no more than four values. Simplicity is key! ”

In this video lesson Tommy Kim addresses the topic: The Values, 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

“ The Values In this lesson, we'll talk about values and how to make your scene readable with black and white, explore different lighting ideas, and put the flesh on your sketch. While in the final painting we might end up with many values, I'd love to think of the value system as concisely as possible. We will talk about a four-value system that I constantly use and it has worked for me. With those four values, we could create a scene that's realistic and you can feel the light in the scene. It is important to limit yourself to four values because once you have too many values in your hand...”

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

FREE WITH PLUS
85% Disc. Original price $39.99USD

Course summary for: Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (176)
  • 6005 students
  • 4 units
  • 11 lessons (1h 37m)
  • 1 download
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Areas

    Gouache Painting, Painting, Traditional illustration

Tommy Kim

A course by Tommy Kim

Teacher Plus
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.


  • 98% positive reviews (176)
  • 6005 students
  • 11 lessons (1h 37m)
  • 9 additional resources (1 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

Category
Areas
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)
  • 6005 students