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.
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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
Meghan Paddock Farrell received a BFA in Photography from Rhode Island College. Her understanding of the color darkroom process as well as her background in fine art informs her ability to accurately manipulate color, capture the 3D human form and translate these through lighting effects into the 2D space. As the Senior Retoucher at the publishing house of Weider Publications, she oversaw, enhanced and brought tens of thousands of images to a production level, print-ready, status. Her work has been published in hundreds of magazines including Glamour, Allure, Vanity Fair, Los Angeles Magazine, Shape Magazine as well as many more domestic and international titles and advertisements. She has also worked as retoucher at Getty Images, SuperColor Hollywood, and for notable fashion photographers Guilano Bekor, Norman Jean Roy and Ondrea Barbe. Currently she works as an independent contractor for several advertisers and publications including OPI, VIV and others.
"Meghan understands the intricacies of Photoshop Retouching in way that exceeds just the technical level. We've had pre-production images with so many problems we almost certainty thought we'd have to reshoot. Her ability to quickly problem solve, with a fine Artist's eye, continues to amaze my entire staff. If Meghan is sharing her secrets than I have no doubt you will learn amazing and incredibly useful things from this tutorial."
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Gnomon specializes in computer graphics education for careers in the entertainment industry.