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Shading Techniques in Photoshop

Shading Techniques is the #1 course in the world for realistic shading in Photoshop.

In this course, you will learn how shading and how to add realistic light and shadow using professional level techniques and strategies. These are the same techniques I use everyday to create Movie posters for Marvel and to render characters for Xbox and Playstation video games. I will personally guide you through the shading process step by step by a professional artist and expert instructor. Along with the lectures and instructor demonstration, there are powerful handouts and bonus materials to help the students review and implement what they have learned.

What you will learn:

  • principles of realistic light & shadow
  • shading techniques and tips
  • how to control values and tones
  • how to set up Photosh
  • realistic drawing techniques
  • and much, much more....

What's Inside:

#1 Laws of Color Vol. 1, Photoshop Edition, Full Version

  • Over 2 hours of video! (8 Chapters, 9 videos total)
  • Shading Process Guidebook (PDF)
  • Handout #1: Understanding Edges
  • Handout #2: Anatomy of Light & Shadow
  • Hi-res reference Image

*BONUS Files:

  • layered Photoshop (.psd) file
  • Photoshop shading brushes (.abr)
  • custom paper texture

About the Instructor

- Chris Legaspi

Shading Techniques is created and presented by Chris Legaspi, a long time professional artist currently working on movie posters for blockbuster films and TV shows like Marvel's Deadpool, Shaft and Luke Cage. Along with his professional experience, Chris is one of the most popular teachers of realistic drawing in Los Angeles. He has taught at some of the top art schools in the world including Gnomon School of Visual FX, Art Center and the New Masters Academy. Chris is also the author of 2 books including his most recent book, Life Drawing for Artists.
To learn more, visit his website: https://www.drawwithchris.com or Instagram at: @chrislegaspi_art.

Reviews and Praise for Shading Techniques:

"This shading tutorial has completely changed the way I paint digitally. Thanks so much for offering it. There are so many things to apply to my work flow. Im loving it."

— Josh A.

"I haven't had such a clear description of each part of a shadow and light. Good job"

—Anton F., Artist

“Got it the first day it came out and loving it. Already feels like it's such a large leap from were I was to how I'm beginning too catch on to color and mixing. Thank you very much.”

— J. Bailey