Create Characters with Character! Premium class

Kelly Jo, Creative Strategist

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8 Videos (42m)
    • CLASS INTRODUCTION

      3:07
    • 01: STORY

      8:06
    • 02: CHARACTER

      10:47
    • 03: PERSONALITY

      4:09
    • 04: PURPOSE

      4:20
    • 05: SITUATION

      2:44
    • 06: REVISE & IMPROVE

      4:39
    • 07: FINAL ILLUSTRATION

      4:31

About This Class

Create an illustration with buckets of character!

Join creative strategist and illustrator Kelly Jo for step-by-step instruction in creating characters with purpose and personality. In this 40 minute class you will: 

  • Make interesting and unexpected character choices.
  • Create dramatic scenes with simple thumbnail sketches.
  • Integrate elements of conflict into your sketches to create drama.
  • Understand how to create high stakes for your character.
  • Create a finished character illustration.

Each activity is broken down into easy to follow steps and includes stories, examples and tips throughout. Class worksheets help you every step of the way. Whether you are a professional Illustrator or a creative spirit looking for a helping hand to get started, Creating Characters with Character will help you apply storytelling principles as you draw - helping you create characters that stand out!

Resources:

ScuttleGame.com - view more class examples and check-out the Scuttle! Kickstarter
Cartooning: Character Design (How to Draw & Paint) - A how-to guide for how to draw

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Kelly Jo

Creative Strategist

Hi - I’m Kelly Jo and I’m a creative just like you. And like you I’ve had a unique journey - as a strategic designer and creative strategist I’ve designed future visions for many things, like shoes, cars, events, performances, infrastructural systems, and so much more. My job, in a nutshell, is to help others define and act on a future they can be proud of, that fits their values, mission, strengths and capabilities.

Most of my career has been to help very large organizations do this - and now I have begun to translate what I have learned to help individuals understand the world around them, understand themselves, and take action for a better future - for themselves and for their communities.

My mission is to help you find your spark so you can light your creative fire and change the world around you, one creative act at a time.