Shorty-Shorts: Design A Cartoon Character

Chasity Hampton, CEO of Whimsical Designs by CJ, LLC

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5 Lessons (14m)
    • 1. Class Overview

    • 2. Cartoon Influences

    • 3. Know Thy Character

    • 4. Apply Shape Language

    • 5. Sketching for Design

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Project Description

In Part 1 of the Shorty-Shorts Series, you will create a cartoon character sketch!


You will have three deliverables for this class:

  1. Your Cartoon Influences
  2. Your Know Thy Character Outline
  3. Your Final Sketch with Application of Shape Language 

You will need the following materials:

  1. Drawing Tablet and Software or Pencil and Markers if using Traditional Media
  2. A way to Upload Images
  3. Creativity
  4. 15 minutes or less

The drawing software I am using is Paint Tool Sai. I discuss how to use the software in my last class Fashion Forward Fairy Tale Characters: Create an Illustration in Paint Tool Sai. You can enroll here.

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