Ultimate Guide to Drawing Animated Characters
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Ultimate Guide to Drawing Animated Characters

Learn to draw characters like a pro.
4.6 (572 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
18,349 students enrolled
Created by Austin Batchelor
Last updated 11/2019
English
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This course includes
  • 6.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Design characters like a pro.
Requirements
  • You should have basic drawing skills.
Description

Join the course and begin designing characters today!

Do you want to learn how to design characters for tv and film like an industry pro? Or maybe you’re wanting to branch out and try a new painting style? In any case you’ve come to the right place.

The 'Ultimate Guide to Character Design' course will show you how to create appealing and energetic designs that will stand up as professional work. The techniques taught in this course can be translated into any program from Photoshop to Procreate. This course will enhance or give you skills in the world of character design - or your money back!

This course is your track to building a solid portfolio of likable character designs and concept art! Whether for your own portfolio or for client work.

This course will take you from having little knowledge in how to design characters for animation to creating engaging characters in as little as one week.

So what else is in it for you?

You’ll be taken from basic sketches to appealing and enjoyable character renderings, from beginner to expert

You’ll gain instant access to all of the course. You can follow along and apply the lessons to your own art to create engaging and vivid character designs that will make audiences laugh, cry or run in fear all possible with knowledge you'll gain in this course. The course is setup to quickly take you through step by step, the process of designing awesome characters for animation. It will equip you with the knowledge to create stunning characters and concept art!

This all comes under one convenient easy to use platform. Plus you will get fast, friendly, responsive support on the Udemy Q&A section of the course or direct message.

I will be here for you every step of the way!

So what are you waiting for? Sign up now to start creating today!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to design characters for animation.
  • Anyone who wants to improve their character design skills.
Course content
Expand all 28 lectures 06:26:52
+ Introduction
4 lectures 17:27

In this lecture students will be welcomed to the course and a brief overview will be given.

Preview 01:21

Students will Learn how to access the Q and A section.

Preview 02:35

In this lecture students will learn about the tools of the trade for designing characters.

Preview 01:35

In this lecture students will participate in a design exercise to warm up.

Preview 11:56
+ Basics Of Character Design
3 lectures 01:07:35

In this lecture students will learn about shape language.

Preview 33:03

In this lecture students will learn about the line of action.

Line Of Action
07:58

In this lecture students will learn about different art styles.

Preview 26:34
+ Anatomical Differences
2 lectures 14:21

In this lecture students will learn about basic human anatomy.

Basic Human Anatomy
07:02

In this lecture students will learn about the differences between male and female anatomy.

Differences Between Female And Male Anatomy
07:19
+ Anthropomorphic Characters
4 lectures 57:16

In this lecture students will learn about humanoid vs non humanoid character designs.

Humanoid VS Non Humanoid
06:11

In this lecture students will learn about non humanoid anthropomorphic character designs.

Non-Humanoid Character Design
24:39

In this lecture students will learn about humanoid anthropomorphic character designs.

Preview 23:03

In this lecture students will learn how to characterize unique animals.

Characterizing Unique Animals
03:23
+ Technical Aspects
4 lectures 21:01

In this lecture students will learn how to create orthographic drawings.

Character Ortho
03:35

In this lecture students will learn how to create expression sheets.

Expression Sheets
08:05

In this lecture students will learn how to create character iterations.

Iterations
04:41

In this lecture students will learn how to create simple backgrounds.

Making Backgrounds
04:40
+ Redesigning The Little Mermaid
7 lectures 03:17:04

In this lecture students will learn about understanding the world their characters live in.

Understanding The World Your Characters Inhabit
04:58

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

Flounder Character Design
26:02

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

Ariel Character Design
43:30

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

Prince Eric Character Design
28:07

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

King Trident Character Design
33:19

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

Ursula Character Design Part 1
30:01

In this lecture students will watch a demo for the little mermaid character redesign assignment.

Ursula Character Design Part 2
31:07
+ Final Thoughts
4 lectures 12:08

In this lecture students will learn about who tis important to study the masters.

Preview 03:39

In this lecture students will learn some tips for creating a portfolio.

Building a portfolio
04:56

In this lecture students will learn about how to break the rules the right way.

Break The Rules
02:24

In this lecture students will receive a final farewell and congratulations for completing the course.

Farewell
01:09