Students in our Character Design Premium Track build fundamental skills in order to create innovative character designs. Essential skills and topics include shape language, the psychology of color, turnarounds, expressions, poses, thumbnail sketches, silhouette, story, and more.
The lessons we use are from our free Character Design track.
Sketch 3 characters (from other popular character designs) and use shape to communicate the feeling of them being cute, strong and dangerous. Artworks by James, Steen, Crissie, Robyn, Tamara
Story & Exploration
Choose an occupation and/or title for your character and draw 6 thumbnail sketches of your character. Artworks by James, Steen, Crissie, Robyn, Tamara
Draw your character in different styles, referencing shows and movies if you like. Artworks by James, Steen, Crissie, Robyn, Tamara
Complete a 3/4 front and 3/4 rear pose for your character.