Shorty-Shorts: Design A Cartoon Character

Chasity Hampton, CEO of Whimsical Designs by CJ, LLC

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5 Videos (14m)
    • Class Overview

    • Cartoon Influences

    • Know Thy Character

    • Apply Shape Language

    • Sketching for Design


About This Class


"Shorty-shorts" is a series of design classes created around the idea of learning content in fifteen minutes or less.

In part one of this three part series, I'll take you through the steps of designing your cartoon character from ideation to final sketch. I break down the most essential concepts in creating a likable and believable cartoon character for your cartoon, animation, or comic project. The great thing about part one of this course is that it is FREE to enroll! All you need is your creativity and something to draw with.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Till then, 


34 of 35 students recommendSee All

Fun process to watch. I'm definitely going to try more digital sketching, as the copy/flip technique looks like it would save so much time and invite less frustration than constantly erasing my pencil sketches, haha. Looking forward to part two of this course!
A good overview of what to think about when designing a character. Very good use of references, and how they influence a design, but not dictate them.
Uncle Chris

Coder, Artist, Writer

Clear and concise with good examples and projects.





Chasity Hampton

CEO of Whimsical Designs by CJ, LLC

I love creating illustrations and have always loved the Arts since I could hold a crayon. Now I am on a journey to share my art with a world...

one crayon at a time.

P.S feel free to check out my latest children's book project, Kaiden The Great and The Sinister Lunch Lady. Found on Amazon!

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