Design and Creation of Characters

A course by Juan Carlos Paz Gómez
Illustrator and adventurer discover monsters. Madrid, Spain.
Joined July 2010
, Illustrator and adventurer discover monsters

Design a family of characters in an easy way

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (116)
  • 1642 students

Design a family of characters in an easy way


Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 97% Positive reviews (116)
  • 1642 students
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Level: Beginner
  • 11 Lessons (1h 53m)
  • Available from the app
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese
  • Unlimited access forever

In this course, Bakea will guide us through a journey in which we will discover how to create a wide range of different characters to apply them to any support, be it animation series, advertising graphics, etc ... First we will define the style and then we will explain tricks that we They will serve to characterize and define, in a fast and fun way, a multitude of characters.

About this course

Course table of contents

  • U1
    U1. Selfie
  • U2
    U2. Where do we start? Understands the customer's order
  • U3
    U3. To the mess! We create characters
  • U4
    U4. The presentation to the client
  • FP
    FP Final Project
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Bakea will introduce you to the fantastic world of creating families of characters through illustration. It will teach you the technique of creating the style of the main character which will serve as a model to generate families and families of fun characters. To generate these families we will use your Mr. Potato technique, drawing eyes, noses, mouths and ears will generate many faces. After these heads we will join different bodies dressed in the latest fashion styles. Finally, it will give you several ideas on how to present these characters to a supposed client and will teach you how to apply that design of your characters to different applications so that the result is excellent.

Who is it for?

To anyone who wants to have a fun time creating characters, in a quick and simple way. It is also indicated for all those who are afraid to face illustrating a group of characters with the same style.

What you need

Very basic knowledge of Photoshop and that you know how to draw a little.
If you have a better graphic palette, it will help you draw, but if you are one of the champions that you draw with a mouse, perfect too.


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1642 Students
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Juan Carlos Paz Gómez

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Illustrator and adventurer discover monsters

Juan Carlos Paz Gómez (Bakea) is an art director, illustrator and freelance sculptor who has worked with the best advertising agencies in Spain.

Overnight, this creative illustrator left the world of advertising to devote himself to illustration, currently working as a freelance advertising illustrator. The original work of Juan Carlos is composed of countless charming illustrated monsters that, superimposed on real photographs, give life to the strange fauna inhabiting Bakelanasland, the planet that is in the head of this artist.


Contents

  • U1

    Selfie

    • Very good, this is me!
    • Crazy influences
  • U2

    Where do we start? Understands the customer's order

    • How are we going to do it? What I need?
    • Sketches
  • U3

    To the mess! We create characters

    • The first character - Part 1
    • The first character - Part 2
    • Potato method
    • To play!
    • The bodies
  • U4

    The presentation to the client

    • How to present the characters
    • Applications
  • FP

    Final Project

    • Illustrates a family of characters

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Design and Creation of Characters. A Illustration course by Juan Carlos Paz Gómez

Design and Creation of Characters

A course by Juan Carlos Paz Gómez
Illustrator and adventurer discover monsters. Madrid, Spain.
Joined July 2010
  • 97% Positive reviews (116)
  • 1642 students