Industry Master Classes

    Digital Art Master Class by Stanley Artgerm Lau

    Wednesday, 20 November

    09:30 - 13:30

    Room S426 + S427

    Becoming a Successful Digital Artist with Style

    Artgerm will share about the first steps one needs to take to be successful as a concept artist/illustrator in the entertainment industry. This session aims to inspire aspiring digital artists by sharing his own experience, journey and insights into the industry.

    What will be covered:
    - The key things an aspiring digital artist/illustrator/concept artist for the entertainment industry needs to know (e.g. visualization, principles of aesthetics, photography)
    - What are the daily things one can do to improve
    - How to develop your own style as a digital artist

    Coloring & Rendering: A Live Demo to Create That World-Acclaimed Digital Art

    During this demo, Artgerm will do a live demo on coloring and rendering a character from line art to completion. Artgerm will cover techniques to coloring and rendering attractive female faces in Corel Painter, applying the key principals of good character design and lighting to effectively create mood and atmosphere.


    09:30 – 10:30
    Becoming a Successful Digital Artist with Style

    10:45 – 13:00
    Coloring & Rendering: A Live Demo to Create That World-Acclaimed Digital Art


    An interest in digital art creation.


    Born and bred in Hong Kong, the multifaceted Stanley wears different hats as an illustrator, designer, concept artist, creative director and co-founder of Imaginary Friends Studios — a world acclaimed digital art studio that produces high quality artworks for the likes of Capcom, DC Comics, Square Enix and other giants in the entertainment and gaming industry. Formally trained in graphic design and advertising, Stanley's art is imbued with a strong sense of aesthetics and visual fluidity. It is a perfect blend of eastern and western art styles. Better known by his handle Artgerm, Stanley's art continues to infect and inspire new generations of artists and his ever-growing fan base around the world. Recently, Stanley was contracted by Capcom to provide new character artwork for the upcoming releases of Street Fighter III Third Strike Online Edition.