The Gnomon Workshop offers the most comprehensive set of Digital Production tutorials anywhere. The broad scope of the tutorials contained in this section range from foundational understanding of the software tools all the way to the professional application of these tools and concepts used by artists working in the film and game industries.
The Gnomon Workshop is widely regarded as the global leader in training tutorials for the designer working in the entertainment industry. With tutorials ranging from foundational drawing and design concepts to process tutorials from some of the top concept and character designers in the world, there is surely something here to inspire.
As the tattoo industry has seen an explosion in popularity over the last few years, the need training in this field has also grown. In these video tutorials, some of the top tattoo artists in the world share their techniques and their take on the art of tattoo. The tutorials range from absolute beginner level to advanced color and blending techniques used by some of the world's best.
The Gnomon Workshop offers professional training on most of the software applications used in today's digital pipelines. There are foundational titles to introduce users to the software and tools, as well as advanced production titles that discuss application tools and processes vital to the production of digital assets and media.
Professional Training for Artists
The Gnomon Workshop seeks out the most highly-regarded traditional and digital artists and technicians currently working in the entertainment and design industries. Our instructors have shared their practices working at such top studios as Pixar, ILM, Blizzard, and many more.Instructor GalleriesInstructor Interviews
Dave Pasciuto has been working professionally in the entertainment industry for 15 years on many projects for film, broadcast, video games, the web, print and illustration. Early in his career, Dave spent eight years in the video game industry as a Lead Artist on several popular titles, including Electronic Arts NBA Live 2000. After making the move to Hollywood, Dave continued his training at Gnomon School of Visual Effects, which led him into the world of film and broadcast. He worked as a 3D Artist, Designer, Compositor and Animator for several production studios including Reality Check Studios, New Wave Entertainment, Sol Design FX and Arc Worldwide. Some various projects include: Harold and Kumar go to White Castle, Toon Disney, Super Bowl XXXVIII Stadium Open, Real-D, HBO, CBS, ABC and ESPN Sports, Dell, Disney and various other commercial spots. Later, Dave became involved with artist training by teaching at Gnomon School of Visual Effects and developing content for the Gnomon Workshop. Most recently Dave has returned to Chicago and the video game industry to work for EA Chicago (Fight Night Round 3, Marvel) and Robomondo on the new Tony Hawk (Ride, Shred) franchise reboot.
"Dave Pasciuto has worked with Gnomon for several years, art directing and designing for various projects including websites, magazines and tutorials. He is a highly skilled designer with impeccable Photoshop skills and thorough knowledge of the application. This tutorial is an amazing asset for anyone needing to improve their efficiency with Photoshop in a digital production environment."