Character Design with Personality: 4 Core Concepts for Creating Better Characters with Tom Bancroft

Tom Bancroft, Author/ Character Designer/ Animator/ Director

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5 Lessons (56m)
    • 1. 4 Tips for Better Characters: Introduction

    • 2. Tip 1: Shape Variety

    • 3. Tip 2: Creating Depth with Your Final Line

    • 4. Tip 3: Taking One Last Look

    • 5. Tip 4 & Assignment: Using Photoshop to Finalize Your Artwork

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About This Class

Tom Bancroft, former Disney Supervising Animator/Character designer/ Author/ Director, gives you 4 tips based on his day to day work flow, questions asked through the years by animation students and lessons he learned from classic Disney Master animators while working on films like "Beauty and the Beast", "The Lion King", and "Mulan".  Each "Tip" builds on the next so that you can apply them to your next character design - and improve your drawings now!  These tips are great for anyone that works with characters: Comic book artists, Comic Strip Artists, Animators, Children's Book artists, and Video game designers.  And, of course, for anyone that loves to make fan art.  An assignment is given at the end so you can apply the tips learned here and upload your own character design based on an original description.