In this second title of a series, Terryl Whitlatch demonstrates how to create a vicious avian alien based on an actual exotic bird – the Greater Indian Hornbill. Starting with rough thumbnails and ending with a fully rendered illustration, she shares her techniques and tools – pencils, markers and tracing paper – as well as a thorough exploration of animal anatomy. Relax as she steers you through the intricacies of wing structure and feather arrangements – all essentials for designing a believable feathered flying creature. She also covers how to create an illusion of white in the color version of the "White Fright", complete with prey, and discusses how the environment, habits and lifestyle of this creature affect the way it looks. Throughout the lecture, she explores materials, texture and story concepts, giving you insight into her development and thought processes.
Duration: 110 minutes
Format: HD 1280x720