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Character Design



Class Description:

Character Design will develop students' technical skill, through practicing with warm up structure, shape formation, and color palette understanding.

Content Overview:

The Introduction to the class will begin with character development. They will build an understanding of shape, color, expression, and characteristics. Students begin class with warm up sketches to help develop their understanding of structure and gesture in the characters. Students will begin developing their characters based on background information provided by the teacher. After the students have formed a deeper understanding of the fundamentals of character design, they will be instructed on the importance of “story”, or the background of their characters. After the class has completed a character model, which includes all the information that they have learned, students will begin more complex story boarding and narrative illustrations.

Class Covered Subjects:

Class will cover all essential elements of Character Design: Facial Expression, Body Language, Costume Design, Character Sheet, Eyes & Hands, Storyboards, Book cover and Narrative Illustration.

Materials:

Watercolor, Watercolor paper, sketch paper, pencils, color pencils, fine point pens, markers, graphite pencils, acrylic paint, ink, and crayons.

Keywords:

  • Illustrations
  • Shape Development
  • Expression/ Emotion
  • Stylized
  • Cartoon
  • Caricature
  • Storyboard
  • Color Palette
  • Character Costume
  • Gesture

课程介绍:

人物设计课程将发展学生的绘图技巧,通过练习构图结构,形状创作和色彩调色,学生将学习如何构建独一无二富有个性和故事的角色。

内容概述:

本课程的将从角色发展开始给学生介绍人物设计的世界。学生将建立对形状、颜色、表情和人物特征的理解。学生将从草图开始,发展对人物结构和手势的理解学生开始上课时先画些草图,以帮助他们理解角色的结构和姿态。学生将根据老师提供的背景信息开始设计自己的角色。在学生对角色设计的基础有了更深入的了解之后,老师会告诉他们“故事”的重要性,即他们的角色的背景。课堂上完成一个角色模型(包括他们所学的所有信息)后,学生将开始进行更复杂的故事板和叙事插图。

课程涵盖主题:

课程将涵盖角色设计的所有元素:面部表情,身体语言,服装设计,角色表,眼睛和手,故事板,书封面和叙事插图。

材料:

水彩,水彩纸,素描纸,铅笔,彩色铅笔,细尖笔,马克笔,石墨铅笔,丙烯颜料,墨水和蜡笔

关键词:

  • 插图
  • 形状发展
  • 表达/情感
  • 程式化
  • 卡通片/漫画
  • 故事大纲
  • 调色板
  • 角色服装

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