The Webcomics Challenge: Drawing Guy and Girl Characters

Kienan Lafferty, Webcomics Artist

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15 Videos (1h 48m)
    • Introduction

      1:39
    • Assignment Overview

      1:49
    • Exploring Style: Guys

      10:05
    • Exploring Style: Girls

      12:33
    • Time-Lapse: Style Recap

      6:24
    • Creating Bodies: Girls

      10:01
    • Creating Bodies: Guys

      6:43
    • Time-Lapse: Bodies Recap

      3:13
    • Creating Clothes: Girls

      12:22
    • Creating Clothes: Guys

      6:45
    • Drawing Hands

      5:25
    • Time-Lapse: Clothes Recap

      6:01
    • Inking and Masking

      12:36
    • Gradient Coloring

      10:43
    • You did it! Time to celebrate!

      1:49

About This Class

What does it take to draw the perfect comic character? Join Kienan Lafferty (of the webcomic EMMA: Little Girl Versus the Walking Dead) and learn how to create guy and girl characters that are totally unique and totally awesome. This class is a detailed, in-depth look at drawing heads, bodies, and clothes for both genders. Along the way, Kienan includes a number of Photoshop tricks, making this class perfect for beginning and experienced illustrators alike. By the end, you'll create your very own 2 characters — fully inked, masked, colored, and ready for a webcomic!

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Fantastic Class for anyone wanting to start out
Very insightful and really doable. I'm inspired now!
Jay Wortham

Artist in search of a voice and an audience!

Awesome. Love it, totally love your lessons

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Kienan Lafferty

Webcomics Artist

Kienan Lafferty is a 2D production artist working for Riot Games, and creator and illustrator of the "EMMA" comic book series. He resides in Lehi, UT, USA.