Draw a Circus of Line & Gesture: Design a Picture Book Character From Start to Finish

Nina Rycroft, Picture Book Illustrator

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13 Lessons (51m)
    • 1. Introduction

      1:23
    • 2. Idea Generation

      4:35
    • 3. Idea Generation ... Continued

      2:42
    • 4. Draw a Character Map of Your Character

      9:38
    • 5. Sketching Circus Girl - Illustration One

      5:26
    • 6. Sketching Circus Girl - Illustration Two

      4:12
    • 7. Sketching Circus Girl - Illustration Three

      4:57
    • 8. Sketching Circus Girl - Illustration Four

      4:39
    • 9. Circus Girl - Line & Gesture Illustration One

      4:25
    • 10. Circus Girl - Line & Gesture Illustration Two

      2:50
    • 11. Circus Girl - Line & Gesture Illustration Three

      3:01
    • 12. Circus Girl - Line & Gesture Illustration Four

      2:14
    • 13. To Finish

      0:50

About This Class

Learn how to draw a picture book character from start to finish, bringing them to life with line and gesture. Draw a front and side view of your character, and finally learn how to use a 'character map' to draw your character in multiple poses.

In this class you will learn how to ...

- generate and develop ideas

- transform your ideas into a character design

- design and draw a character map

- draw your character in multiple poses

- draw your character using line and gesture

This class is suitable for all levels, however I do recommend that beginners watch Body Works Part One and Part Two first.