Gouache Painting of Urban Landscapes

Starting to Paint

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: Starting to Paint

Overview

“In this lesson, I will tell you how I plan out my creative process. With my guidance, you will apply the principles you've learned so far to work through your painting step by step. As long as you remember the fundamentals—positioning the horizon line, establishing the big shapes of your scene, and considering how these shapes interact—the details will emerge with time.”

In this video lesson Tommy Kim addresses the topic: Starting to Paint, 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

“ Starting to Paint In this lesson we'll start painting our final project. Before we start painting, let me give you a bit of explanation of what I did. I took the initial sketch that we did in the previous lesson and blew it up on an 8 x 8 watercolor paper. I usually keep it pretty rough and think about the important stuff that we talked about, the big shapes, where the horizon line is, and how the shapes interact. That's pretty much all I need to proceed to the final painting. The details will come as we develop the painting. For our purposes, we will start with the background, move on to...”

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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

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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.


  • 98% positive reviews (176)
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  • 11 lessons (1h 37m)
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  • Audio: English
  • 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)
  • 6005 students