Description
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jan 7, 2013
Duration
2h 31m
Description

We'll get started by exploring three very simple shapes and how they should play a role in every cartoon character we draw. We will start by breaking heads down into these three simple shapes and then move into creating body shapes. From here, we'll begin applying these shapes using three different characters. First, we'll design a cheerful Italian chef. When we are done there, we'll design a bone-headed cowboy sidekick. Finally, we'll create a creepy pirate captain. After completing this course, you'll be well equipped to begin designing highly appealing cartoon characters of your very own. Software required: Photoshop CS6.

About the author
About the author

Eddie is a content producer for Unity as well as a seasoned shading, texturing, lighting and rendering artist. He takes pride in helping creative professionals reach their learning goals.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Introduction and Project Overview
Hello and welcome to this series of lessons focusing on Designing Appealing Cartoon Characters in Photoshop presented by Digital-Tutors. My name is Eddie and I'll be sharing with you some important things to keep in mind when designing your cartoon characters. We'll get started by exploring three very simple shapes and how they should play a role in every cartoon character that we draw. We'll start by breaking heads down into these three simple shapes, and then move into creating our bodies. From here, we'll begin to apply these shapes using three different characters. First we'll design a cheerful, Italian chef. When we're done there, we'll design a bone-headed, cowboy sidekick. And finally, we'll create a creepy, pirate captain. After completing this course, you'll be well-equipped to begin designing highly appealing cartoon characters of your very own. So let's go ahead and get started with our next lesson.