Designing Characters from a Storytelling Approach

Leo M., Story Artist at Walt Disney Studios

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9 Lessons (1h 10m)
    • 1. Greetings

      3:38
    • 2. "Line-work" Approach

      14:01
    • 3. Inspiration from Life

      7:45
    • 4. Research Exploration

      0:56
    • 5. Conclusions

      3:29
    • 6. Thumbnailing Your Ideas

      4:27
    • 7. "Line-work" Approach: Rough Pass

      17:27
    • 8. "Line-work" Approach: Final Pass

      15:26
    • 9. Final Thoughts

      2:24

About This Class

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Explore how Disney Story Artist and Director Leo Matsuda designs characters from a storytelling perspective.  In this 10 part class series, you'll learn Leo's approach to designing interesting, unique, and memorable characters that stand out.  Focusing on research and exploration, you'll see how your thought process can result in more appealing and complex characters.

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