Courses
Instructors
  • Gesture Drawing
    with Alex Woo
  • Gesture Drawing
    with Alex Woo and Louis Gonzales
  • Introduction to Digital Painting
    with Andrew Hou
  • Painting Creatures
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Digital Painting
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Characters for Animated Film
    with Daniel Arriaga
  • Character Design
    with Daniel Arriaga
  • The Art of Caricature
    with Jason Seiler
  • Environment Design
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Designing with Color and Light
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Fundamentals of Lighting
    with Sam Nielson
  • Rendering Reflective Surfaces
    with Scott Robertson
  • Character Design II
    with Stephen Silver
  • Character Design
    with Stephen Silver
  • Drawing Fundamentals
    with Thomas Fluharty
  • Oil Painting
    with Thomas Fluharty
Character Design
with Stephen Silver

As a character designer, you will be responsible for exploring new ideas through characters. Your role as a designer will be to create major and incidental characters for animated television, feature films, videogames, etc. as well as possibly create characters for your own intellectual properties.

Throughout this course, Stephen will share with you the creative process of drawing that he goes through and his personal techniques for producing successful character designs. You will learn to understand clarity and shape variation, as well as many other important principles and elements of design.

In his lectures, Stephen will provide you with a better understanding of the drawing and design process, and give you tools with which to constantly improve your skills. This 9-lecture course will build your confidence in drawing while inspiring you with new ideas that will help you grow continuously.
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Jul 14, 2014

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Learn at your own pace. With self-taught, you will NOT receive video feedback and critiques as Stephen Silver draws on top of your work, but you can access the videos for 100 days! For video feedback purchase the full course.

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This course will begin on April 18, 2011
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