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Character Design Course

Learn how to draw and design characters like a pro with this step-by-step course!
31 hours of video learning material
8 downloadable resources
Certificate of completion
What you'll learn:
The principles of digital drawing
The principles of character design
The principles of values
How to apply color theory and composition
How to draw different types of character styles
How to use and draw in different digital art softwares (Photoshop and Clip Studio Paint)
The principles of shape language and basic anatomy
How sketch based on a reference
How to draw figures
How to create your own characters
Who this course is for:
Anyone who wants to learn how to draw characters and create digital art - no experience needed!
Artists/designers who want to learn new styles of drawing and working with different digital art softwares
Anyone with specialised needs (digital artists,illustrators, animators, cartoonists)

What our customers say about this course

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Curriculum for Character Design course

31 hours of valuable material

5 sections • 50 lectures • 31h 11m total length
Introduction
8 lectures • 3hr 59min
Character Design Introduction • 01:17
What is Character Design • 15:59
Clip Studio Paint • 32:57
Photoshop • 11:21
Shape and Form • 23:39
Drawing Exercise Pt. 1 • 59:22
Drawing Exercise Pt. 2 • 48:51
Drawing Exercise Pt. 3 • 45:09
Creature Design
13 lectures • 9hr 4min
Fundamentals (Explanation + Exercises) • 48:46
Fundamental Values • 50:59
Value Exercise: Objects • 44:58
Value Exercise: Choosing Reference Pt. 1 • 42:34
Value Exercise: Choosing Reference Pt. 2 • 40:47
Value Exercise: Tinkering and Experimenting Pt. 1 • 30:23
Value Exercise: Tinkering and Experimenting Pt. 2 • 25:05
Value Exercise: Detailing • 41:24
Color Theory and Assignment Sketching • 02:14:42
Color Theory Exercise: Body Shading • 38:13
Color Theory Exercise: Shading • 24:14
Color Theory Exercise: Applying Tattoo • 14:41
Color Theory Exercise: Making it Upload Ready • 06:58
Creature Design
8 lectures • 4hr 44min
Finding Reference • 27:31
Applying Reference • 45:08
Sketch and Line • 17:36
Clean Lining • 12:57
Detail Blockout • 53:53
Values and Detailing • 01:01:59
More Detailing and Brush Use • 25:54
Coloring and Variations • 39:04
Anatomy
13 lectures • 9hr 29min
Fundamentals: Anatomy Shape Exercise • 29:48
Figure Drawing Study • 46:22
Anatomy and Values • 24:15
Anatomy Exercise: Beginning • 01:09:52
Anatomy Exercise: Construction and Weight • 30:47
Anatomy Exercise: Artstyle Definition and LineArt Pt. 1 • 52:03
Anatomy Exercise: Artstyle Definition and LineArt Pt. 2 • 49:54
Anatomy Exercise: Metal Rendering • 52:50
Anatomy Exercise: Artstyle Hair Detailing • 30:25
Anatomy Exercise: Detailing • 42:15
Anatomy Exercise: Making the Helmet • 35:55
Anatomy Exercise: Hair Detailing • 29:27
Anatomy Exercise: Adding Colors and Finalizing • 01:15:30
Final Assignment
8 lectures • 3hr 56min
Shape Language Fundamentals and Final Assignment Brief • 08:26
Concepting from Reference • 57:12
Facial Expression • 50:02
Gengar • 33:31
Toxtricity • 40:37
Adding Values and Colors • 43:23
Final Touches • 02:17
Last Words • 00:29

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