ENTERTAINMENT DESIGN - CHARACTERS - Two Classes
2 three hour classes in person or via Zoom
Must have completed Introduction to Entertainment Design
Must have an iPad with Procreate or a laptop computer with Photoshop.
For serious teens and up
We expand upon concept design principles used in the film, games and publishing industries and begin to build the visual intelligence of your worlds. We will design characters to fit a specific story and bring them to life. Students must have some proficiency in drawing, and in Photoshop.
DAY ONE- We review the components of what makes solid character designs and how they serve the story. We choose a story and begin to design the main characters reflecting their personalities, emotions and attire. The goal is to sketch as many designs as possible, integrating turn arounds to show the character at different angles.
DAY TWO- We refine the best three main character designs, bring them into Photoshop and work on textures and color.
The goal is to make the final art look as polished as possible.
Graphite sticks, pencils, kneaded eraser, stick/barrel eraser, sketchbook, and iPad with Procreate or laptop computer with Photoshop.
Please make certain you are committed to attending this class as the registration fee is NON-REFUNDABLE. However, if you cannot make the class you signed up for, you may use your registration for another class (of similar value) or sell/transfer the class to another person. We realize that unexpected issues may arise which prevent you from attending a class but remember that a space has been set aside for you. This policy is firm. You must notify us in writing (via email) of any changes.
If this class is canceled for any reason, we will make every effort to reschedule it and transfer your registration, otherwise your registration fee will be refunded.
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