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The Techniques of Ryan Church 5

Rendering Architectural Interiors

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Architectural interiors pose special challenges for the illustrator or concept artist. This lesson takes the viewer on a two-hour demo showing techniques used to address such complex issues as perspective sketch painting, shot composition, lighting and cinematography, and architectural design. One of the industry's top designers will take you step-by-step through the creation of a digital illustration of an interior architectural scene, from initial rough sketch through to final rendering.

  • The 2D Digital Workspace
  • Focal Point
  • Picking the Shot
  • Aspect Ratio
  • Tonal Sketching
  • Architectural Details
  • Populating a Scene
  1. Introduction
  2. Line Drawing
  3. Tone Block-In
  4. Cinematography
  5. Interior Lighting
  6. Mid-Ground Detail
  7. Composition
  8. Creating Depth
  9. Foreground Detail
  10. Credits
  • Product Code: RCH05
  • ISBN: 1-930878-67-2
  • UPC: 805366006839
  • Duration: 110 minutes
  • Formats: DVD-VIDEO

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  • NTSC
  • All Regions

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  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista®
  • Microsoft® Windows® XP Professional
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Apple® Mac® OS X 10.2


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  • Acrobat Reader (Version 5.0 or higher)

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  • Software Used:

  • Corel Painter

Ryan Church

Concept Design Supervisor

Ryan Church is one of the leading concept artists working today. His clients and employers include Walt Disney Imagineering, Universal Studios, Industrial Light and Magic, and Lucasfilm. Ryan was Concept Design Supervisor for Star Wars: Episode 3 and is a Senior Art Director at ILM, where his roles include designing and illustrating vehicles, droids, architectures and environments and art directing final shots and assets. He has taught Advanced Entertainment Design at Art Center. He majored in Transportation Design with a minor in Entertainment Design at the Art Center College of Design.

"When Ryan Church started giving his unique vision to the Star Wars universe four years ago, it was clear that he was going to pave the way for future digital artists. His art immediatly transports you into new dimensions of form and color. He's one of today's strongest digital inspirations."

- Sparth
Concept designer/illustrator
UBISOFT Entertainment

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