Character Doodle: Draw A Unique Animal Character in Simple Steps

Charles Yang, Artist

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6 Videos (14m)
    • Intro

    • One Simple Method

    • Land Animal: Cat

    • Air Animal: Bird

    • Sea Animal: Fish

    • Final


About This Class


This course is about to share one simple method, that can help you drawing animals in simple steps from shapes you like.

There are two parts of this class:

(1) One Simple Method: you can use it to draw any animals in simple steps from shapes you like.

(2) Clear Examples: example animals are given to help you more familiar with this method.

The only tool you need is a pencil, and you can draw any animal in simple steps within just few minutes.

The project is to draw several animals and choose one as your favorite.

It will be fun to explore these ideas.

Hold your pencil. Let's get started!




30 of 30 students recommendSee All

The methods are so simple and easy to reproduce. Love that I can create anything from simple shapes.
Love Charles' classes! He is a creative genius. Thank you!
I am a realistic artist and I've been trying to make a leap into whimsical characters with no success. This tutorial turned on the light bulb for me. It seems so easy to start with a random shape, now. I especially like the suggestion that we start with the shape of a vegetable. That is what I'm going to do.
Brenda Reeves

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Charles Yang


"Art is a game about finding interesting rules!"


Hi I am Charles, an artist from Taiwan.

I strive to create courses that are inspiring and enjoyable.

Creating is fun and I love to share my experiences with you.

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