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How to Design Movie Posters Part 3: Drawing Thumbnail Concept Sketches with Mark Westermoe

How to Design Movie Posters Part 3: Drawing Thumbnail Concept Sketches
Come Up with Your Movie Poster Idea! Learn how to quickly draw 10+ thumbnail concept sketches

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In this unique course, Mark Westermoe, the creator of feature film posters for blockbusters like Braveheart, Total Recall, and Home Alone, teaches you how to design a movie poster. This course will teach you how to go from developing ideas for your poster with thumbnail sketches, through preliminary drawings, all the way through to a finished poster. Mark will cover the business side of designing movie posters, including how to get into this rewarding field of work. You will also learn the history of advertising illustration, and learn many insider tricks and finishing techniques.

In this lesson, you will practice developing concepts for movie posters. Mark will talk about borrowing ideas from old masters and developing your own style. You will also see an example of including a designed head in a thumbnail sketch.

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