Character Illustration: From Concept to Final Artwork

In this lecture I introduce the class and discuss sources of inspiration.
6 Videos (2h 5m)
  • Finding Inspiration

    • Welcome to the Class

      06:01

  • Character Concepts

    • Sketching Your Character

      23:23

  • Building the Foundation in Illustrator

    • Working in Illustrator

      16:16

  • Rendering in Photoshop

    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 1

      17:35

    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 2

      43:38

  • Color Adjustment and Texture

    • Color Adjustments and Texture

      17:55

Class Project: Illustrate your own pirate character (or another fantastical character of your choosing)

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About This Class

This class will teach you how to illustrate using shapes and color to define form, rather than inked outlines. In this class I'll be taking you through my process of illustrating a character, starting with the concept, then moving into Illustrator to create the shapes, and finally, rendering it in Photoshop.... Read More

Published on Wed, May 29th 2013