Design and Intervention of Art Toys

A course by Mitote Rodela , Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, and Sculptor

Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, and Sculptor. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined November 2016

Learn techniques for the design, modeling, and painting of limited-edition customized pieces

  • 99% positive reviews (113)
  • 2329 students
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese

Learn techniques for the design, modeling, and painting of limited-edition customized pieces

A course by Mitote Rodela

Mr. Mitote—illustrator and artist specializing in character modeling and development—has collaborated with some of the most significant toy brands in the world, representing, through the fusion of different techniques and disciplines, all kinds of animal and fantasy characters.

In this course, Mr. Mitote teaches you how to design and create a unique character on a vinyl platform, using a mixture of different techniques and tools. To do this, discover step by step the materials, techniques, and processes necessary to create an art toy.

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What will you learn in this online course?

16 lessons & 6 downloads

Plasticine
3 minutes, 16 seconds
Modeling tools
3 minutes, 59 seconds
Materials for after modeling
3 minutes, 52 seconds
Other forms
12 minutes, 12 seconds
Modeling
17 minutes, 49 seconds
  • 99% positive reviews (113)
  • 2329 students
  • 16 lessons (2h 14m)
  • 6 additional resources (5 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Using a vinyl art toy as a model, design and model your own character.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for illustrators, designers, artists, and anyone interested in getting started in the world of character modeling and art-toy creation.

Requirements and materials

No prior knowledge is necessary, since Mr. Mitote guides you step by step through the entire process of developing an art toy.

Regarding the materials, you need a piece of vinyl, modeling clay, sticks, aerosols, acrylic paint, and brushes.


Reviews

2329 Students
113 Reviews
99% Positive ratings

Mitote Rodela

A course by Mitote Rodela

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Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, and Sculptor

Mr. Mitote is a graphic designer by profession and a sculptor, artist, and illustrator by vocation. With self-taught training in character modeling, he has become one of the most internationally acclaimed toy artists.

His work has led him to represent Mexico, his native country, in different individual and collective exhibitions worldwide, and his interest in and concern for the arts has allowed him to experiment with different materials and techniques, develop different designer toys, and participate in collaborations with brands like Swatch and Kid Robot.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
  • U2

    materials

    • Platforms
    • Plasticine
    • Modeling tools
    • Materials for after modeling
    • Exercises to manipulate materials
    • Other forms
    • Baking and resistance tests
  • U3

    Conceptualization of the piece

    • From the idea to the sketch
    • Modeling
    • Last details of the modeling
    • Sanding and finishing
  • U4

    Colour

    • Color palette and sprays
    • Details with airbrush
    • Final details
  • FP

    Final project

    • Design and intervention of art toys

What to expect from a Domestika course

  • Learn at your own pace

    Enjoy learning from home without a set schedule and with an easy-to-follow method. You set your own pace.

  • Learn from the best professionals

    Learn valuable methods and techniques explained by top experts in the creative sector.

  • Meet expert teachers

    Each expert teaches what they do best, with clear guidelines, true passion, and professional insight in every lesson.

  • Certificates
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  • Get front-row seats

    Videos of the highest quality, so you don't miss a single detail. With unlimited access, you can watch them as many times as you need to perfect your technique.

  • Share knowledge and ideas

    Ask questions, request feedback, or offer solutions. Share your learning experience with other students in the community who are as passionate about creativity as you are.

  • Connect with a global creative community

    The community is home to millions of people from around the world who are curious and passionate about exploring and expressing their creativity.

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FAQs

Domestika's courses are online classes that provide you with the tools and skills you need to complete a specific project. Every step of the project combines video lessons with complementary instructional material, so you can learn by doing. Domestika's courses also allow you to share your own projects with the teacher and with other students, creating a dynamic course community.

All courses are 100% online, so once they're published, courses start and finish whenever you want. You set the pace of the class. You can go back to review what interests you most and skip what you already know, ask questions, answer questions, share your projects, and more.

The courses are divided into different units. Each one includes lessons, informational text, tasks, and practice exercises to help you carry out your project step by step, with additional complementary resources and downloads. You'll also have access to an exclusive forum where you can interact with the teacher and with other students, as well as share your work and your course project, creating a community around the course.

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Design and Intervention of Art Toys. Craft, and Design course by Mitote Rodela

Design and Intervention of Art Toys

A course by Mitote Rodela
Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Modeler, and Sculptor. Mexico City, Mexico.
Joined November 2016
  • 99% positive reviews (113)
  • 2329 students