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Digital Painting Masterclass Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Digital Painting

  • Understanding Digital Painting as an Art Form
  • Digital Tools and Mediums for Painting
  • Role of Creativity in Digital Painting

Module 2: Digital Painting Techniques

  • Mastering Brush Techniques
  • Layer Management and Blending Modes
  • Working with Different Brush Types
  • Texture and Brushstroke Control

Module 3: Composition and Visual Storytelling

  • Principles of Composition in Digital Painting
  • Creating Strong Visual Narratives
  • Perspective and Depth in Digital Art
  • Balancing Elements in a Composition

Module 4: Colour Theory in Digital Painting

  • Colour Basics and Terminology
  • Colour Harmonies and Schemes
  • Using Colour to Convey Emotion and Mood
  • Colour Grading and Post-Processing

Module 5: Character Design and Portraiture

  • Anatomy and Proportions for Characters
  • Facial Features and Expressions
  • Costume Design and Personal Style
  • Creating Unique and Memorable Characters

Module 6: Environment and Background Painting

  • Setting the Scene with Backgrounds
  • Landscape and Environmental Elements
  • Creating Atmosphere and Ambiance
  • Lighting and Weather Effects

Module 7: Digital Painting Styles and Genres

  • Exploring Different Painting Styles
  • Genre Specialisation
  • Building a Personal Artistic Style
  • Navigating Artistic Trends

Module 8: Portfolio Development

  • Preparing and Organising Your Art Portfolio
  • Online Presence and Social Media for Artists
  • Freelance Vs Studio Work

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Who should attend this Digital Painting Masterclass?

The Digital Painting Masterclass is a training course designed to provide individuals with the skills and techniques needed to create digital artworks using Digital Painting tools and software. This can benefit a wide range of professionals, including:

  • Illustrators
  • Digital Artists
  • Graphic Designers
  • Concept Artists
  • Storyboard Artists
  • Art Directors
  • Game Designers

Prerequisites of the Digital Painting Masterclass

There are no formal prerequisites for this Digital Painting Masterclass.

Digital Painting Masterclass Overview

Digital Painting Masterclass offers an insightful journey into the world of digital art, emphasising its significance in today's creative industries. As a standout among Animation Courses, it caters to the evolving needs of modern visual storytelling and digital expression, blending traditional artistry with cutting-edge technology.

This masterclass is essential for professionals aiming to excel in various sectors like gaming, film, and digital media. Particularly beneficial for those involved in Design Course, and Animation Courses, it equips individuals with skills crucial for success in these dynamic fields.

The Knowledge Academy's 1-day intensive training in Digital Painting Masterclass empowers delegates with practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Delegates in Graphic Design Courses, including Graphic Design Animation Courses, will find this programme enhancing their creative capabilities and technical proficiency in Design Training.

Course Objectives:

  • To introduce fundamental digital painting techniques and tools
  • To enhance understanding of colour theory and composition in digital art
  • To develop skills in creating realistic textures and lighting effects
  • To cultivate an artistic approach tailored to animation and game design
  • To provide hands-on experience with industry-standard software and practices

Upon completion of the Digital Painting Masterclass, delegates will have mastered key aspects of digital art, gaining the confidence and expertise to create compelling visual narratives and artworks. This course not only hones technical skills but also encourages a deeper appreciation of digital painting as an art form, paving the way for innovative creations in various digital domains.

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What’s included in this Digital Painting Masterclass?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors 
  • Digital Painting Masterclass Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Why choose us

Ways to take this course

Our easy to use Virtual platform allows you to sit the course from home with a live instructor. You will follow the same schedule as the classroom course, and will be able to interact with the trainer and other delegates.

Our fully interactive online training platform is compatible across all devices and can be accessed from anywhere, at any time. All our online courses come with a standard 90 days access that can be extended upon request. Our expert trainers are constantly on hand to help you with any questions which may arise.

This is our most popular style of learning. We run courses in 1200 locations, across 200 countries in one of our hand-picked training venues, providing the all important ‘human touch’ which may be missed in other learning styles.


Highly experienced trainers

All our trainers are highly qualified, have 10+ years of real-world experience and will provide you with an engaging learning experience.


State of the art training venues

We only use the highest standard of learning facilities to make sure your experience is as comfortable and distraction-free as possible


Small class sizes

We limit our class sizes to promote better discussion and ensuring everyone has a personalized experience


Great value for money

Get more bang for your buck! If you find your chosen course cheaper elsewhere, we’ll match it!

This is the same great training as our classroom learning but carried out at your own business premises. This is the perfect option for larger scale training requirements and means less time away from the office.


Tailored learning experience

Our courses can be adapted to meet your individual project or business requirements regardless of scope.


Maximise your training budget

Cut unnecessary costs and focus your entire budget on what really matters, the training.


Team building opportunity

This gives your team a great opportunity to come together, bond, and discuss, which you may not get in a standard classroom setting.


Monitor employees progress

Keep track of your employees’ progression and performance in your own workspace.

What our customers are saying

Digital Painting Masterclass FAQs


The practice of painting on a tablet and making artwork digitally on a computer is known as digital painting.
In this Digital Painting Masterclass, there are no formal prerequisites.
This training course is ideal for anyone who wants to gain in-depth knowledge about the different ways to paint digitally.
Increased access, convenience, instant sharability, and increased productivity are the few significant signs of digital arts education.
Painting, sculpture, and architecture are the three types of visual art.
A strong focal point, layers of colour, and changes in direction are the characteristics of a good painting.
During this Digital Painting Masterclass, you will learn art history brush watercolour technique, portrait painting using bevel and emboss, charcoal techniques, making your own patterns, pen-and-ink with aquatint illustration, landscape rendering with the smudgy charcoal look, and various knowledgeable concepts to increase your calibre.
The price for Digital Painting Masterclass certification in the United Kingdom starts from £895
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Digital Painting Masterclass.

Why choose us


Best price in the industry

You won't find better value in the marketplace. If you do find a lower price, we will beat it.


Many delivery methods

Flexible delivery methods are available depending on your learning style.


High quality resources

Resources are included for a comprehensive learning experience.

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