Character Design
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Character Design

From Concept to Creation
1.5 (2 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
11 students enrolled
Created by Martin Perhiniak
Last updated 6/2017
English
Current price: $12 Original price: $75 Discount: 84% off
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion

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What Will I Learn?
  • Come up with their own character concepts
  • Render their concepts in Adobe Illustrator
  • Produce vector artwork that can be used both on web, print and animation
  • Create characters confidently applying design principles and best practices used by professionals
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Requirements
  • Hand drawing skill is beneficial
  • Adobe Illustrator CS5+
  • Adobe Photoshop CS5+
  • Pen Tablet is useful to have
Description

Learn how to design characters for your next creative project. Whether you are an illustrator or graphic designer you will find this course useful as it provides a step-by-step guide to the process of creating amazing character art.

Learn the methods and techniques from two creative professionals: a concept artist and graphic designer working on this project as a team.

The main tools used in this course are Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, but most of the techniques can be applied in similar applications.

Who is the target audience?
  • Graphic designers looking to extend their skills with the ability to illustrate their charactersI
  • Illustrators interested in learning the best process of digital character design
  • Anyone interested in learning to get better at drawing and learning about concepts of successful character designs
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:45:52
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Start Here
2 Lectures 03:31
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Concept Stage
9 Lectures 22:32


Proportions
04:03

Silhouettes
01:58

Contrast
01:57

Balance
02:20

Unity with Variety
01:47

Rhythm and Values
01:52

Colors
01:57
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Design Stage
10 Lectures 01:05:27
Document Setup
04:09

Basic Shapes
07:59

Combining Shapes
03:09

Animation
08:21

Drawing with the Pencil Tool
07:13

Drawing with the Pen Tool
03:55

Adding Colors
10:00

Details
03:26

Shading
10:31

Texture
06:44
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Conclusion
3 Lectures 14:22
Exporting the Characters
06:17

Conclusion
01:02

About the Instructor
Martin Perhiniak
4.7 Average rating
939 Reviews
19,225 Students
16 Courses
Yes I'm a Designer

Martin Perhiniak is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor, and an incredibly talented teacher and one of the most popular author on Tuts+ Network. He has been teaching Adobe applications for several years in classrooms, online courses, seminars and shows around the World. Martin has worked as a designer with companies like Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures, Mattel, and DC Comics. He feels it his mission to share his insights of the design industry and its latest trends with beginners and creative professionals around the World.

Visit Martin's website and watch his Design Tip of the Week tutorials and you can follow him on Facebook and Twitter to be updated about his latest projects.