Character Designing (Beginner)

Course covers the basic fundamentals of Digital Illustration and Character Designing for computer games and animation.

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DURATION:
4 days

Address

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysian Institute of Information Technology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia   View map

Categories

ACE , Short Courses
Course Overview This course covers the basic fundamentals of Digital Illustration and Character Designing for computer games and animation. Participants will learn about the process and also basic elements of digital painting and character designing for games and animation which includes character designs, character poses, character bible and basic Photoshop software.
Course Objective After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand shapes, colors, archetypes, character back story that are used in creating strong characters.
  • Sketch out quick designs in a matter of minutes.
  • Apply thought out designs that are industry standards.
  • Produce quality characters for showreels and compiling strong portfolio.
Target Audience The course is opened for participants who are interested in character designing for the gaming and animation industry. It is highly recommended for anyone interested in doing digital illustration and character designing. Basic drawing skills is required and usang of wacom tablets.
Course Outline  

Topic 1: INTRODUCTION CHARACTER DESIGN
Topic 2: ELEMENTS OF CHARACTER DESIGNING
Topic 3: CHARACTER ARCHETYPES
Topic 4: UNDERSTANDING SHAPES
Topic 5: UNDERSTANDING COLORS
Topic 6: IMPORTANCE OF CHARACTER BACK STORY
Topic 7: CHARACTER DESIGNING – DIGITAL (PHOTOSHOP)
Topic 8: CHARACTER TURNAROUNDS
Topic 9: CHARACTER POSES, EPRESSIONS, MOUTH CHART
Topic 10: BASIC LAYOUT
Topic 11: FINISHED COLOR
Topic 12: CHARACTER BIBLE/MODEL PACK – PORTFOLIO COMPILING
Duration 4 Days