Light And Shadow

Light and Shadow

taught by Jake Parker
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Jake  Parker
Jake Parker

About the Instructor

For the last 19 years Jake has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books. For several years he worked for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios on such projects as Horton Hears a Who, Rio, and Epic. He is the creator of the popular Inktober drawing challenge. Jake currently works as an illustrator and cartoonist on children's books and comics. He works out of his home studio in Utah.

Light up your artwork

How to effectively apply light and shadow to objects is essential knowledge every artist needs to know. In this course Jake Parker demonstrates how to light an object, how shadows work, and how to apply these principles to complex forms.

You will learn:

  • Value
  • Local Value
  • How to apply Light and Shadow to an object
  • Applying light and shadow to different valued objects
  • Applying light and shadow to complex shapes and arrangements
  • How to apply this to your illustration

Note that this class is in our fundamentals series and therefore covers beginning level concepts and ideas.

Course Contents

4 Videos

Course Curriculum