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Character Illustration: From Concept to Final Artwork

Matt Kaufenberg, Freelance Illustrator

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6 Videos (2h 5m)
    • Welcome to the Class

      6:01
    • Sketching Your Character

      23:23
    • Working in Illustrator

      16:16
    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 1

      17:35
    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 2

      43:38
    • Color Adjustments and Texture

      17:55

Project Description

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

ASSIGNMENT

Your assignment is to illustrate a character design for a pirate or another fantastical character of your choosing. You'll walk through finding inspiration, developing concepts, building the foundation in Illustrator, rendering in Photoshop, and adjusting colors. Your goal is to create a fun character that you can include in your portfolio!

DELIVERABLE

Your fully illustrated pirate. Share screenshots of your process along the way.

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