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.
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This tutorial goes through the creation of a female character. Zack starts with a low resolution box mesh, adds gesture and rhythm to the character and then takes the design through to final detailing. The lesson takes place in ZBrush showcasing a unique approach to developing surface, reading three dimensional form, and establishing relationships between muscle groups.
Duration: 60 minutes
Format: SD 1024x768
Zack Petroc has a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art with a major in Sculpture. He studied anatomy at Case Western Reserve School of Medicine, and figure sculpture in Florence, Italy. Zack's strong design foundation and unique approaches to digital sculpting enable him to contribute to all aspects of design, from concept to final sculpt. Zack was model supervisor on Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow, and continues working with director Kerry Conran as an art director and model supervisor on John Carter of Mars.
" Zack Petroc's creative gifts place him at the forefront of the emerging field of digital art direction. Zack's great talent in all the traditional areas of artistic expression, coupled with a technical ability that takes a back seat to no one, combine to make him a truly unique talent. A rare ability to bring true artistry to life in a highly technical environment helps to set Zack apart. "
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Gnomon specializes in computer graphics education for careers in the entertainment industry.