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Intro to Digital Painting

Chris Chien
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(800)
This is a 4-week Digital Painting course where you'll learn digital painting fundamentals while learning to paint simple subjects such as objects, landscapes, people and realistic faces.

Class experience

Intermediate Level
This class is taught in English.

✅ Understand the "rules" of digital painting, and why it's so different from traditional drawing.
✅ Understand how to use layers and why to use them.
✅ Learn which brushes are most important, and which ones you don't need.
✅ Make digital painting easy and natural so it's just like drawing on paper!
Chris Chien is a concept artist for the Themed Entertainment Industry, having worked on award winning projects such as Universal Beijing (Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement-Theme Park  2023) and Sesame Street Land at Seaward Orlando (Voted #1 Best New Amusement Park Attraction in USA Today's 10 Best Reader's Choice Awards, 2020). He is currently an art teacher on Outschool platform, where he ranks among the top 1% of art educators. 
Homework Offered
Students will be given digital painting assignments every week that allow them to practice what we covered in class. Feedback is giving to those who submit their homework on time.
1 - 2 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Upon submission of the homework, instructor will offer critiques and paint-overs for the student homework, allowing them to improve upon their digital paintings.
Grades Offered
Students should be proficient with drawing people, bodies and faces. In addition, students should have AT LEAST 1 month of experience with their digital painting software and be able to carry out basic digital painting commands with ease.
- Computer
- Digital Painting Software (like Procreate, IbisPaint, Krita, Fire Alpaca, or Clip Studio Paint)
- Drawing Tablet and Pen (like a Wacom tablet or iPad)
- It's a good idea to have 2 screens (1 for your computer and 1 for your tablet) to make it easier to follow along with the lessons. If you only have 1 screen, you can try using your phone as a second screen. Having 2 big screens is best so you can see everything clearly.
Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(800)
Mr. Chris (Chris Chien) is a top art instructor on the Outschool Platform and a recognized expert in the Themed Entertainment Industry. In addition to teaching kids, he also teaches art to college students, as well as working professionals from... 
Group Class


for 4 classes
1x per week, 4 weeks
45 min

Completed by 5 learners
Live video meetings
Ages: 11-16
3-11 learners per class

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