This introductory course focuses on creating characters with strong personalities and visual interest. Topics such as archetypes, shapes, posing, expression, capturing personality & costume will be covered by the in-class lectures and demonstrations. This is a great class for anyone interested in getting into the character design field. (Previous figure drawing and Vis Com 1 experience are strongly recommended.)
CLASS #: 119W
TIME: Fridays, 7:00 PM-11:00 PM (PST)
START DATE: February 10, 2023
DURATION: 10 Weeks
PREREQUISITE: Vis Com 1: Dynamic Sketching, Analytical Figure Drawing, Animal Anatomy, Figure Invention for Animation
MATERIALS: Computer/Laptop, Wacom tablet, Photoshop required
INSTRUCTOR: Kevin Chen is a freelance concept artist on projects such as "9", "Guardians of the Galaxy 1 & 2", "Ender's Game", & "Suckerpunch".
Joshua James Shaw is a Senior Illustrator at Marvel Studios currently working on Marvel's "What if...?". His past projects include "Deadpool", "Xmen: Days of the Future Past", "The Punisher", & "Daredevil".
TIME ZONE: All CDA class days/times listed above are based on the Los Angeles PST/PDT time zone.
*Due to reasons such as instructor sick day, family emergencies, storm, earthquake, fire, flood, or other unforeseen circumstances, Concept Design Academy reserves the right to push any class back 1 week in the schedule if necessary. Students are strongly recommended to plan their schedule with some flexibility in mind to avoid schedule conflicts.
*** Limit one seat purchase for each class per student. Multiple seat purchase of same class will not be honored. ***