Making a Comic: Character Design

Ryan Vatzlavick, Illustrator/designer

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3 Lessons (26m)
    • 1. Hello

      1:20
    • 2. Faces

      17:25
    • 3. Body and Conclusion

      6:47

Project Description

Example Project: Dr. Harold and Carl

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For my comic we will be following a Mad Scientist, Dr. Sherman P. Harold, and his test monkey, Carl.

This comic will be a comedy, with the mad scientist as the crazy voice and the monkey as the level headed voice.

Face Sketches:

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This didn't match the feeling I am going for, for the comic so I went with the next face/style.

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Thats more like it!

Body:

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Final Characters:

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Hope y'all like it!

And if you do feel free to follow me on Instagram @ryanvatz I am uploading fun things daily!

Also if you are interested, check out my class "Poster Child: Using Adobe Illustrator Like a Star"

Or my class "Icon Do This: Creating Your Own Icon Set"

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