Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper

Silhouette: the most important principle!

A course by Ryan Smallman , Illustrator

Illustrator. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined January 2022

Discover how to craft vibrant, dynamic illustrations. Improve your drawing skills and create captivating artwork that leaps off the page.

  • Portuguese with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (25)
  • 1283 students

About the video: Silhouette: the most important principle!

Overview

“Good composition is best communicated by the clarity of the silhouette. In this class, I will pass on the most important principle of this entire course, proving how important reading silhouettes is when designing your art. ”

In this video lesson Ryan Smallman addresses the topic: Silhouette: the most important principle!, which is part of the Domestika online course: Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper. Discover how to craft vibrant, dynamic illustrations. Improve your drawing skills and create captivating artwork that leaps off the page..

Partial transcription of the video

“We are almost ready to launch our final project, but before that I want to pass you which I consider one of the most important principles of illustration. I lie, it is certainly the most important principle. This here is the golden tip. If you leave this course with just one lesson, whatever this is. Silhouette is everything, and I can prove it. Let's see some examples to understand this in practice. Here we see a high contrast silhouette, which at first glance is not very clear. Maybe if we looked at it for a while, we could discern what it is, but it can leave the viewer confused. By reve...”

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Course summary for: Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (25)
  • 1283 students
  • 5 units
  • 15 lessons (2h 23m)
  • 5 downloads
  • Category

    Illustration
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop
  • Areas

    Character Design, Digital Illustration, Drawing, Traditional illustration

Ryan Smallman

A course by Ryan Smallman

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Meet Ryan Smallman, a passionate freelance illustrator with a deep love for pop culture and art. His experience includes collaborations with industry giants such as Disney, Marvel, and Warner Bros. He has also made a mark at prominent events like the Artists' Alley at CCXP and received a HQ Mix award nomination for New Talent for his independent comic "Busker."

Ryan's work is characterized by dynamic energy, organic strokes, and vibrant color palettes, always pushing the boundaries of perspective. In this course, Ryan shares his passion for pop culture and superheroes, aiming to help you capture maximum energy and dynamism in your illustrations, bringing them to life. Join him on this exciting creative journey and discover how to breathe life into your illustrations while exploring new dimensions in your art.


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Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper. Illustration course by Ryan Smallman

Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper

A course by Ryan Smallman
Illustrator. São Paulo, Brazil.
Joined January 2022
  • 100% positive reviews (25)
  • 1283 students