Digital Character Creation Workshop (Live Virtual Classroom)

Digital Character Creation Workshop (Live Virtual Classroom)

Duration: 4 sessions | 2 hours/session

Fee: ₱4,000

Overview

This virtual workshop does not only show you HOW to draw characters, but also help you transition to the Digital Art world. Learn the basic functions and features of any digital art software and start drawing on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. We will teach you the fundamentals of character drawing from sketching with shapes, creating clean line work, and maximizing your digital art software’s features for coloring and shading.

This course provides live instructor-led demonstration and discussions, student engagement and hands on exercises using Zoom, Google Classroom and ANY drawing software that has a brush library and allows LAYERS and BLENDING MODES. When necessary, students will complete exercises after-class to be submitted before the next one.

Course Outline:

Session/Day

Lessons

1 Drawing with Basic Shapes

Learn the fundamentals of drawing with basic shapes. Study your favorite characters and learn how they are drawn and constructed.

  • Hand and Wrist Stretches
  • Overview of Basic Features Found in Drawing Software
  • Activity: Breaking a Character into Basic Shapes
  • Drawing Exercise: Spheres, Cubes, Cylinders, and Cones

2 Character Creation

Create your own unique characters with basic shapes. Add physical details like hair, clothes, and facial features to give them their own look.

  • Activity: Character Creation with Basic Shapes
  • Presentation: Original Character Sketches
  • Drawing with Layers
  • Activity/Assignment: Line Art/Refined Sketch of Original Character

3 Coloring and Layers

Discover different brushes in your chosen drawing program and bring your characters to life with color.

  • Color Harmonies
  • Exploring Different Brushes
  • Coloring with Layers
  • Activity: Coloring Your Character

4 Shadows and Highlights

 Add depth to your characters with shadows and highlights. Breathe personality into them with their own story.

 

  • Light Source
  • Blending Modes for Shadows and Highlights
  • Activity: Adding Shadows and Highlights to Original Character
  • Sharing: Who is your character and what is their story?



Prerequisite:

Students must have a computer or mobile device with ANY drawing software that has a brush library and allows LAYERS and BLENDING MODES. This class will utilize Zoom and OneDrive, and it is preferred that the student has a drawing tablet for computers or a stylus for mobile devices. Stable internet connection is recommended.

Benefits

  1. Includes e-certificate of completion
  2. Lifetime Free Refresher  (You may attend again the same course,  free of charge, on a space-available basis.)
  3. Alumni discount

Fees: ₱4,000 inclusive of VAT.
Includes materials & e-certificate at the end of the class.

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Duration:  4 sessions | 2 hours per session | 8 hours total

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