CHARACTER & GAME DESIGN with Alyssa Wongso

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Event Description

Have you ever wondered how artists and animators create characters for movies and games? Learn how to design your own character based on real life or fantasy — and the techniques to bring them to life! If your dream job is to be an animator or video game artist, this is the beginner course for you!

8 week course outline:

Week 1: Introduction: What is Character Design? We explore the creative process and start our very own original character designs.

Week 2: Demo: how to draw bodies, proportions, and actions.

Week 3: Character Design Development

Week 4: Colouring Techniques + Final Design

Week 5: Exploring Facial Expressions

Week 6: 3D Modelling demo and character rotation drawings

Week 7: Character rotation drawings continued

Week 8: Designing accessories for the character (weapons, garments, magical items, etc).

By the end of the course, students should have a good understanding of the process of character and game design, and take home original character designs.

8 week art course:

Feb 20 – Apr 17, 2018

(no class Mar 13)

8 weeks: $288.80