Futuristic Character Design for 2D Game Artist
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Futuristic Character Design for 2D Game Artist

Learn character design and digital painting in Adobe Illustrator
4.7 (3 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 Michael Austin
Last updated 8/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $100 Discount: 90% off
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • A clear understanding of the 2D character design workflow.
  • How to render realistically detailed characters for 2D games.
  • How to create advanced lighting schemes.
  • How to render artistic anatomy in Adobe Illustrator
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Requirements
  • Basic Drawing Skills
  • Adobe Illustrator CS6 or Above
Description

Are you looking boost your skills as a character designer? Do you want to master dynamic lighting? 

In this course, you will learn how to design a futuristic 2D game character. 

I'll walk you through the entire process from start to finish.

The course will focus on the fundamentals of character design and development in the 2D space. I will teach you how to to use advanced techniques such as opacity masking and blend brush creation. We will touch on the fundamentals of color palette creation and apply it to our design.

In this course, you will learn:

  • how to get started digital painting
  • how to create brushes
  • how to build line art and texture
  • how to work with highlights and shadows
  • how to develop a value scale with vectors

and much more!


Enroll today!

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn how to design 2D Game Characters
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Curriculum For This Course
22 Lectures
01:00:14
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Introduction
1 Lecture 01:18
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Building the Basic Values with Blends
5 Lectures 13:26
Working with Blends
02:28

Advanced Blending Techniques
02:44

Intro to Blend Brushes
01:40

Working with Blend Brushes
03:39

Rendering the Basic Antaomy
02:55
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Working with Opacity Mask
5 Lectures 14:44
Intro to Opacity Mask
01:26

Rendering in the Opacity Mask Mode
03:19

Detailing the Mask
02:52

Opacity Mask Shadow Play
02:13

Gradient Washing
04:54
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Advanced Rendering
7 Lectures 21:47
Dynamic Lighting
02:21

Adjusting the Light Source
04:27

Advanced Detail and Texture Development
04:02

Rendering Robotic Details
03:07

Rendering the Space pad
02:33

Dynamic Lighting
02:15

The Finished Product!
03:02
About the Instructor
Michael Austin
4.8 Average rating
15 Reviews
83 Students
4 Courses
Illustrator & Designer

I have more than ten years experience working with character designs, illustrations, and game art. I specialize in digital painting, vector art, 2-D animation, and concept art. I will break down the creative process for you in easy to follow and digestible steps, that will allow you to apply your newfound skills immediately.