Illustration for Animation Projects and Video Games

A course by Jean Fraisse , Concept Artist and Art Director

Concept Artist and Art Director. Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico.
Joined February 2018

Learn to define your visual style and tell memorable stories through images, designs, and colors

  • Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (173)
  • 6599 students

Learn to define your visual style and tell memorable stories through images, designs, and colors

A course by Jean Fraisse

Concept art is about selling an idea, both visually and conceptually. It's a piece of art that shows the full spectrum of a project, from its wonderful aesthetic to its powerful story.

In this online course, Jean Fraisse—art director for animated feature films at the Huevocartoon studio— teaches you how an art director thinks and works so you can create successful concept art for your own projects.

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What will you learn in this online course?

18 lessons & 36 downloads

Spanish with subtitles in English
  • 100% positive reviews (173)
  • 6599 students
  • 18 lessons (3h 39m)
  • 36 additional resources (10 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: Spanish
  • Spanish, English, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Develop a consistent visual concept that tells a story to present a fictional client.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

Any creative with an interest in devising concepts and designs for their projects.

Requirements and materials

You need to have some knowledge of design, volume, and narrative.

The only materials you need are a computer with Adobe Photoshop and a graphics tablet.


Reviews

6599 Students
173 Reviews
100% Positive ratings

Jean Fraisse

A course by Jean Fraisse

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Concept Artist and Art Director

After completing his studies in graphic design in Paris, France, Jean Fraisse decided to train himself in illustration and began applying it to his work for advertising agencies. He took the leap into freelancing and started working for major clients like Marinela and Televisa.

In 2015, he discovered Huevocartoon and has worked for them as an art director ever since. He also does his own personal projects and developed the video game 2D Elixir.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • Presentation
    • Influences
    • From the world of ideas to the real world
  • U2

    Analysis and exploration

    • Our project: Understanding a vision and defining our main themes
    • Search and organize your references
    • Style exploration: Characters
    • Style exploration: Locations
    • Language of the forms
  • U3

    Definition and decision

    • Definition of visual rules of the project
    • Combination of aesthetic images
    • The language of forms applied to the composition
    • Tell a story with color: Color script
  • U4

    Production

    • Concept from A to Z: From the sketch to the finishes (Part 1)
    • Concept from A to Z: From the sketch to the finishes (Part 2)
    • Concept from A to Z: From the sketch to the finishes (Part 3)
    • Concept from A to Z: From the sketch to the finishes (Part 4)
    • Feedback and improvement
    • Present to convince
  • FP

    Final project

    • Art direction for animation and videogames

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

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  • 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.

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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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Illustration for Animation Projects and Video Games. 3D, Animation & Illustration course by Jean Fraisse

Illustration for Animation Projects and Video Games

A course by Jean Fraisse
Concept Artist and Art Director. Santiago de Querétaro, Mexico.
Joined February 2018
  • 100% positive reviews (173)
  • 6599 students