Character Illustration: From Concept to Final Artwork

Matt Kaufenberg, Freelance Illustrator

6 Videos (2h 5m)
  • Finding Inspiration

    • Welcome to the Class

  • Character Concepts

    • Sketching Your Character

  • Building the Foundation in Illustrator

    • Working in Illustrator

  • Rendering in Photoshop

    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 1

    • Rendering in Photoshop, Part 2

  • Color Adjustment and Texture

    • Color Adjustments and Texture


About This Class

This class will teach you how to illustrate using shapes and color to define form, rather than inked outlines. In this class I'll be taking you through my process of illustrating a character, starting with the concept, then moving into Illustrator to create the shapes, and finally, rendering it in Photoshop. I'll also talk briefly about texture and color adjustments. What You'll Le... Read More

Matt Kaufenberg, Freelance Illustrator

Matt Kaufenberg is a freelance illustrator from Alexandria, Minnesota. Originally working as freelance graphic designer after college, he eventually decided to pursue a career in illustration, always his true passion. For over two years, he has had... Read More