Designs with whimsical Female Characters

This program will demonstrate how to develop unique designs using the female figure as a whimsical subject. One of the goals in this course is to challenge the artist to exercise the freedom of the imaginative approach with hints of realistic concepts of drawing and painting.

Duration: 1 month

Week1:

  • Ideas/Inspiration sources
  • References and Sketchbook
  • Geometric Shapes
  • Composition/layouts/silhouettes Assignment: Creation of 8 different layouts

Week2:

  • Anatomy
  • Facial expressions
  • Character's personality ( attitude )
  • Interaction with the viewer and other elements Assignment: Creation of 5 different designs based on a suggested theme including the character's different facial expressions.

Week3:

  • From sketch to the line art
  • Painting 1 ( flat local colors)
  • Lighting
  • Painting 2 ( rendering ) Assignment: Applying the lines, lighting, and colors on one of the five layouts created on week 2.

Week4:

  • Creating textures( skin, hair, fur, etc).
  • Creating your own special brushes
  • Elements of Backgrounds
  • Special suggestions for practicing

Software: This course is recommended for Clip Studio Paint users. However, it can be suitable for most software dedicated to digital painting.

Each week the student will receive:

  • 1 Video demonstration/lecture
  • 1 Email with review/paint over and etc
  • 1 Meeting online ( 1 hour )
  • 1 Assignment
Specialities:
Concept Art
Animation
VFX
Directing
VR / AR
Matte Painting
3D
Sketching
Illustration
Traditional Painting
Character Design
Semi Realistic Cartoon
Languages Spoken:
English
Spanish
French
Chinese
Arabic
German
Portuguese
Russian
Other
Level Required: All Levels
Communication Avalibility:
Email
Text Messages
Phone Call
In Person Meeting
Online Meeting Tools
Other
Timezone Calendar: Eastern Standard Time GMT-5:00