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CHARACTER DESIGN COURSE

 

Want to be able to draw a ninja cat or design your own superhero. Learn how to make interesting character designs for film and animation. Find out how the personality of a character and their backstory influence the design. Most importantly we show you how to make your character look memorable and develop your drawing skills.

 

 

How often

 

1 hour class once a week for 7 weeks 

You can chose your start day from either Monday 10-11, Wednesday 12-1 or Thursday 2-3.

Character design camp (beginner)

Ages 7 – 12

Course topics and activities include:

  • What visual features makes a character memorable?

  • Explore the relationship between shape and personality

  • Learn to draw the basic expressions

  • Brainstorm characters

  • Come up with backstories for the characters

  • How backstories influence the characters design

  • what kind of shape your character would be in relation to their personality

  • character design demonstration

  • design your character

 

Character design camp (intermediate)

Ages 13+

Course topics and activities include:

  • What visual features makes a character memorable?

  • Learn important drawing principles

  • How to construct the human body with basic shapes

  • How to play with proportions and how that informs character

  • Study facial expressions

  • Brainstorm what character you want to design

  • Learn how to gather reference images to take your designs to another level

  • Character design demonstration

  • Design your character

  • Feedback on each other’s work