Dynamic Illustrations: Drawings that Pop Out of the Paper

Composition and thumbnail

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 (24)
  • 1263 students

About the video: Composition and thumbnail

Overview

“I'll give you several valuable tips on dynamic composition, and from there, we'll sketch thumbnails of our ideas until we find the concept we want to follow for the final illustration.”

In this video lesson Ryan Smallman addresses the topic: Composition and thumbnail, 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

“As we talked about in unit 2, every illustration tells a story, and this story is told through what is present in its composition and the way it is being portrayed. Here among the principles we saw as a point of view, scale, among others. Now that we have our theme defined and our panel semantics ready, the time has come to respond. What story do we want to tell? Maybe you want to capture moment, gesture or a specific attitude in your drawing. Therefore, maybe you want to convey a specific emotion, such as suspense, horror, action, among others. In my art, I want to capture the essence of M...”

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

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (24)
  • 1263 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.


Portuguese with subtitles in English
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  • 15 lessons (2h 23m)
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  • Audio: Portuguese
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  • Level: Beginner
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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 (24)
  • 1263 students