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Group Class

Digital Painting 101, from May 31st to June 28th, 2017. $180

Date: Every Wednesday (Five Weeks) via Google Hangout.

Time: 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Pacific Standard Time (PST).

Feel free to contact me: Xiataptara[at] if you have any question or register with me directly.

online art workshop how it works

1) You will get an e-mail confirmation, reminder and private link to join the class prior to the live class date.
2) Each week, you will have access to a video lesson along with an assignment.
3) You will get a video lesson a week ahead so you have a whole week to do your assignment.
4) Assignments are due a day before the live class begins each week.
5) The beginning of each live class will be summery and Q/A session covering the lesson you've watch (course outline).
6) During live class, I will give you feedback and paint over on your weekly assignment.
7) I will randomly select different ones each week so I can cover them and help you all improve.
8) Please work on your assignment and turn them in on time so I have time to prepare them.

General course outline.
Week 01 Intro to Photoshop, understanding light, form, and value.
Week 02 Shadow and apply geo to objects.
Week 03 Using value in your design or drawing.
Week 04 Painting geometry objects and organic objects.
Week 05 Finishing a basic scene.

You will get the e-mail confirmation within 24 hours after the payment.

-Requirement: You should have Photoshop (or equivalent software) with tablet.

-You must have Google Hangout installed.

Contact me: Xiataptara[at] if you have any question or register with me directly.

My portfolio:Xia Taptara at ArtStation


About ME:

xia taptara

Xia Taptara is a concept artist for video games and entertainment industry. I have been in the industry since 2001. I worked for ArenaNet and NcSoft in Seattle, WA and work for many Disney titles. I also did various of freelance illustrations and concepts for many publishers & clients. In late 2007, I founded then (2012) basically to motivate myself to create more better art, refine my skill and to experiment with the idea. Also I get to draw whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike

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-Synaptic VFX
-PAIZO Publishing
-Fantasy Flight Games
-Disney Interactive
-ADZO Publishing
-Permuted Press
-Zombie Entertainment



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