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Don Seegmiller

Don Seegmiller has been painting professionally for over 25 years and has travelled extensively, demonstrating Metacreations Painter 6 for the many of the major trade shows. His work is featured in the Painter 6, 7, 8, and IX Wow Books, Step by Step Electronic Design, Design Graphics, and both Spectrum 7 and 8. e of Painter IX, featured both on the Corel web site and in the Painter IX manual.

Since the spring of 1995, Don has been teaching figure drawing at Brigham Young University for both the Fine Art Department and the Graphics Department where he continues to teach senior level Illustration courses, traditional head painting, figure drawing, and digital painting for the Department of Visual Design. Don also joined the staff of Saffire Corporation were he was the art director for six years.

Don has authored a number of books, including "Digital Character Design and Painting" released in 2003. In 2004 Don wrote a revised edition of the afore mentioned book for the Photoshop user as well as co-authoring the book “Mastering Digital 2D and 3D Art” published by Thompson Course Technology books.

Don has also been a regular speaker at the Game Developers Conference for the past eight years. From 2002 to 2005, Don presented full day tutorials on character design, digital painting, with bits of creativity thrown in for good measure. He was keynote speaker for the Association of American Medical Illustrators at their national convention in the summer of 2003 and he was invited back to do a workshop for the illustrators for the 2004 convention.

While his work has been represented by many major art galleries, the majority of Don’s traditional work is handled by Wadle Galleries Ltd. of Santa Fe.


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Face and Figure Painting

Don Seegmiller

Portrait painting and figure painting have always been one of the measuring stones of an artists' skill, and humans the most painted and drawn subjects. When you think about it, it's not all that unusual that we should be so interested in the representation of the human face and figure. The reason is of course that we are interested in things that are close to us and what could be closer than what we are? Join renowned digital artist and teacher Don Seegmiller in this 8 week online training workshop in taking traditional paint...


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Digital Figure Painting

Don Seegmiller

The human figure is one of the most challenging subjects that any artist can paint. There is no reason why it should be more difficult than any other subject matter. All painting, whether traditional or digital, is based on a set of standards that should be understood and generally adhered to. Some of these standards can be considered basic rules. This workshop will introduce you to some “rules” and “standards” that you can use to successfully paint the human figure. Interestingly enough, these rules and standards are prett...


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Monster Character Painting

3D Modeling
with Don Seegmiller

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