2018 UNLEASH Training Series

The Toolz Academy UNLEASH Training Series affords creative professionals the opportunity to gain useable hands-on tips that will help them raise their games in the area of Creative Illustration, Digital Painting, Animation and Concept Development. The 2018 Stream 2 holds in the four Saturdays within September 22nd to October 13th, while the Stream 3 holds in the first four Saturdays in November 3rd to 24th.

The 2018 Stream 2, focusing on Creative Illustration and Digital Painting, will afford participants the opportunity to take their trade to a global standard. Solely centered on offering hands-on tips that will transform participants into world-class illustrators, the classes will provide practical insights on:

What is Illustration?, Types of Illustration, Rudiments of Illustration, Character Designs, Digital Painting, Warrior Illustration, Illustration composition and Concept Development.

It’s an opportunity you cannot afford to miss! So, hurry and register now, for yourself or for your creative team.


Trainees will qualify for a Certificate of Training (COT) after a successful practical demonstration of their learning during the 4 Saturdays of the training.

Failure to participate in all the Saturdays of the training will disqualify a trainee for the COT.

Course Duration

4 Saturdays

September 22, September 29, October 6, October 13

Time: 10am – 4pm each Saturday [Lunch Break: 1pm]


Basic Knowledge of the Windows and Mac Operating System

Tools & Software

  • Tools: Laptop, Wacom Tablet (Not compulsory) 
  • Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, Autodesk

Course Outline

What is illustration?
Types of illustration
Styles and techniques

Rudiments of illustration
Light, Shade, and Shadow
Shape, Perspective, Proportion

Character Designs
Warrior illustration
Figure and Character features

Digital Painting
Light, Shade, and Shadow
Skin Tones
Portrait paintings
General Paintings

Fees & Freebies

  • N50, 000 per head
  • Freebies: Lunch will be served to duly registered participants every Saturday. Sketchpads will also be provided.


Please click the link below to register;