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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!




27 of 27 students recommendSee All

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

Artist and Writer

好開心可以看到台灣的藝術家在這裡講課! 非常實用的技巧,讓動物看起來更可愛更有風格。 期待看到你的更多課程。 Very useful technique to draw animals with more personality and style! Nice!





Charles Yang


Discovery your style. Draw in your own way.

Set free your imagination, and let it take you to anywhere.

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.

I am originally a software engineer but now an artist/freelancer. I started from zero, so I am very familiar with every problem that one beginner might encounter. I practiced st...

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