Create Characters with Character!

Kelly Jo, Creative Strategist

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8 Lessons (42m)
    • 1. CLASS INTRODUCTION

      3:07
    • 2. 01: STORY

      8:06
    • 3. 02: CHARACTER

      10:47
    • 4. 03: PERSONALITY

      4:09
    • 5. 04: PURPOSE

      4:20
    • 6. 05: SITUATION

      2:44
    • 7. 06: REVISE & IMPROVE

      4:39
    • 8. 07: FINAL ILLUSTRATION

      4:31

About This Class

Create an illustration with buckets of character!

Join creative strategist and illustrator Kelly Jo for step-by-step instruction in creating characters with purpose and personality. In this 40 minute class you will: 

  • Make interesting and unexpected character choices.
  • Create dramatic scenes with simple thumbnail sketches.
  • Integrate elements of conflict into your sketches to create drama.
  • Understand how to create high stakes for your character.
  • Create a finished character illustration.

Each activity is broken down into easy to follow steps and includes stories, examples and tips throughout. Class worksheets help you every step of the way. Whether you are a professional Illustrator or a creative spirit looking for a helping hand to get started, Creating Characters with Character will help you apply storytelling principles as you draw - helping you create characters that stand out!

Resources:

ScuttleGame.com - view more class examples and check-out the Scuttle! Kickstarter
Cartooning: Character Design (How to Draw & Paint) - A how-to guide for how to draw