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  • Gesture Drawing
    with Alex Woo
  • Gesture Drawing
    with Alex Woo and Louis Gonzales
  • Sculpting
    with Andrea Blasich
  • Introduction to Digital Painting
    with Andrew Hou
  • Painting Creatures
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Digital Painting
    with Bobby Chiu
  • Painting with Light and Color
    with Tonko House and Cody Gramstad
  • Portfolio Review
    with Craig Mullins
  • Characters for Animated Film
    with Daniel Arriaga
  • Painting with Light and Color
    with Dice Tsutsumi and Robert Kondo
  • The Art of Caricature
    with Jason Seiler
  • Realistic Portraits
    with Jason Seiler
  • Essentials of Realism
    with Jonathan Hardesty
  • Introduction to ZBrush
    with Justin Goby Fields
  • Storyboarding
    with Kris Pearn
  • Designing with Color and Light
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Environment Design
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Pictorial Composition
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Landscape Sketching in Watercolor and Gouache
    with Nathan Fowkes
  • Lighting for Story and Concept Art
    with Sam Nielson
  • Fundamentals of Lighting
    with Sam Nielson
  • Advanced Character Design
    with Stephen Silver
  • Fundamentals of Character Design
    with Stephen Silver
  • Creature Anatomy
    with Terryl Whitlatch
  • Drawing Fundamentals
    with Thomas Fluharty
  • Oil Painting
    with Thomas Fluharty
  • Expressive Characters
    with Wouter Tulp
Fundamentals of Character Design
with Stephen Silver

A prolific and noted artist in the animation industry, Stephen Silver is known for his distinctive and unique designs, and for his work on "Kim Possible", "Danny Phantom", "Clerks - The Animated Series" and many other franchises. Among his clients are Disney, Warner Bros, Nickelodeon, Sony Pictures and many more.

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, video games, and the like, as well as creating characters for your own intellectual properties.

Throughout this course, Stephen will share 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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