This week The Gnomon Workshop has two new titles: TATTOOING PORTRAITS WITH NIKKO HURTADO and DYNAMIC FANTASY PAINTING WITH TOM BAXA.
World renowned tattooist Nikko Hurtado demonstrates in detail the secrets of tattooing realistic color portraits from start to finish. In this two hour tutorial Nikko guides you through his process with a keen eye and honed skills. He delivers a brilliant portrait with admirable creativity, while discussing his techniques.
Tom Baxa, known for his disturbing illustrations for the collectible card game and role playing game industry, demonstrates his oil painting techniques while discussing everything from composition and creating mood to lighting and mixing colors.
TATTOOING PORTRAITS WITH NIKKO HURTADO
In this DVD Nikko Hurtado demonstrates how to tattoo a color portrait. He covers his technique for making an intricate stencil and the application process. Nikko will then take you step-by-step through important aspects of doing a color portrait such as color choice, choosing the right photo, different needle groupings, and much more. This DVD is packed with information that will guide the experienced tattoo artist to understanding the important components of a color portrait tattoo.
DYNAMIC FANTASY PAINTING WITH TOM BAXA
Tom Baxa's paintings are known for their energy and dramatic feel. His characters are powerfully gruesome and crackle with an "in your face" threat that is menacing and captivating at the same time. This kind of tension and drama is achieved through various design and color choices. In this DVD, you can watch Baxa create an oil painting from a prepared sketch as he discusses the key elements that create drama and action in his work. His lecture focuses on composition, lighting, color, character design, energy of stroke and more, as well as a discussion of his favorite materials and his painting techniques.
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