Click the slideshow below to see the development of a watercolor painting in 8 stages.

There are good Photoshop tutorials provided via AAU. You can find them at Digital Tutors: 

Digital Tutors

  1. Provides access to over 12,000 videos for over 30 software applications including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Maya, RenderMan, and many more.

  2. Keeps track of where you are in a video, so that the next time you log in you can start right where you stopped.

  3. To Access: you must create your own personal account to access Digital Tutors using your Academy of Art University email address (@art.edu for students, @academyart.edu for faculty).

    1. Click here to create a new account.

    2. Digital Tutors Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).

Dropbox Access

Click the name of your class below and drag your homework into the dropbox’s critique folder.

Always put your homework files in the dropbox at least 1 hour before the start of class. You can collect it later to see the changes I made in class.

Copy and paste class files onto your desktop do not drag and drop files from the dropbox as you will permanently remove the files.

Email finished images to homework@playergallery.com for grading before the class critique. Use the same email address if you have any questions.

Fantasy Illustration dropbox

Perspective for Character and Environment.

Group Directed Study

Digital Painting dropbox