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Digital Art: Basic concept art Design Course


Entertainment design is one of the industry’s newest fields, as well as one of the fastest rising fields. According to a California-based entertainment company, entertainment design was created in response to “the rise of computer graphics and digital technologies in recent years.” Entertainment Design incorporates elements of all areas of animation as well as character design, film design, graphic design, motion graphic design, transportation design, user interface design, and product design.

Course Summary:​​

The Basic Concept Art Design Course is meant for students who may have some access to digital art before, but wishes to take it to the next level. We do this by imparting classical art fundamentals through digital art from drawing in digital art, using the tools in Photoshop, as well as talk about warm vs cool colors in the studio- to the start of the basis of Entertainment Design and what it entails.

Students will have an exciting time both in the problem-solving and creativity components of digital art because they will be challenged in a series of different topics to create and paint to their liking. They will leave the course feeling intrigued as well as finding new passions to draw upon.

Course Details:​​

Students will start with the fundamentals of art, as well as digital art, getting acquainted with the tools and hardware before starting on their new assignments.

They will proceed to create character designs with lots of story-writing, creative input from themselves, as well as their peers and the instructor.​ They will learn how to research, use references, connections and techniques to achieve their dream character.

They will then be tasked to create a creature design where we will be exploring thumbnails, rendering methods and textures. They will also learn about custom shapes and how to utilize it with ease on all sorts of projects.

The final assignment will be the environment design where students will learn how to composite a scene, use advanced methods like cloning, photobashing, texture layering and more to complete the majestic scene at the end.

4 Assignments in 12 sessions

Basics of Digital Art

Character Design

Creature Design

Environment Design

Recommended for Ages:


Class size: 



10 Sessions at 120 mins per week

Lesson Fees:


Certificate will be awarded upon completion.

* Trial Classes is available at $100 for new students.

(All materials are provided)

Meet the Instructor

jimmy ling

ba. in entertainment design 2d

AA. in illustration

aspen university, academy of art university

winner of 2017 wacom master artist

Jim aka Dreadjim sparked off with a diploma in Digital Media Design and started off an art director in the advertising industry for a year at TNBT, then moved on to freelancing for various small and big names since 10 years ago.​


Basic Art, digital tools and drawing/painting skills

Passion to take their skills to the next level.


You would benefit from this course if:

  • Core mastery of skill-sets to create illustrations and concept art from imagination


  • Learn all the fundamentals of digital artwork which is used in books, films, movies, games, advertising and also fine art etc.


  • Practical skills and knowledge that is the precursor and core of some universities on taught subjects


  • Knowledge of the illusion of depth and perspective and how to apply them in designs


  • Composition and Lighting fundamentals that is used in many other various art/art-related forms


  • Be familiar with industrial design and greenlight process for entertainment design in games, movies and entertainment industry.


  • Latest  2D art skills in the industry and proficiency in 2D software/hardware like Photoshop and tablets etc.

Class Schedule












2:00pm - 4:00pm

Sample Artwork

forest copy
Vader full
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