Digital Art: Character Design

Introduction:

This course aims to educate the students on the basics of Character Design for the entertainment design world- games, film, comic and so on. Students will learn how to draw, create and polish up their designs by the end of 6 classes.

Course Summary:​​

  • Learn Drawing and lineart, and how to use gestures to convey the mood, energy and character early on.

  • Learn how to research, plan and plot out the character design with creative thought and intent.

  • Learn how to use the power of Notan, values arranged in a pleasing manner to help design a character and bring it to life with colors later on.

  • Learn how to render the character with basic light and shadows, and finally polish up with special effects.

Prerequisites:

Interest in arts, gaming, animation and character design.

Basic drawing skill is recommended.

You would benefit from this course if:

  • You want to learn how characters are created for games and animation

  • You want to learn how to finish up loose sketches

  • You want to learn how to finish a character concept art into a complete drawing

  • You want to develop your visual "eye" contrast and details

  • You have a keen interest in arts and you think that you want to nurture this creative side of yours

  • You intend to study further in this area

  • You would like some personal enrichment skills and hobby you can practice on your own

Recommended for Ages:

11+

Class size: 

6

Duration:

5 Sessions at 120 mins per week

Lesson Fees:

$750

* Trial Classes is available at $100 for new students.

(All materials are provided)

Meet the Instructor

jimmy ling

ba. in entertainment design 2d

AA. in illustration

aspen university, academy of art university

winner of 2017 wacom master artist

Jim aka Dreadjim sparked off with a diploma in Digital Media Design and started off an art director in the advertising industry for a year at TNBT, then moved on to freelancing for various small and big names since 10 years ago.​

Class Schedule

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

2:00pm - 4.00pm

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Instructor and Student's Artwork

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Wip round 2_playing around with crazy colors! Just a Lil bit time more with my Reaper..
Today alien hybrid queen painting from scratch completed in class from the previous sketch I shown..
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color people copy