Tutorial: ToonboxStudio – Slim Male Characters
Author: Paris Christou|Duration: 4 hours|Software used: Autodesk Sketchbook Pro
Video Format: MOV|Resolution: 1280×720|File Size: 1.83 GB
Learn how Paris Christou designs the “SLIM MALE CHARACTERS!” with over 4 Hours of video footage and commentary.
The Characters in this course are based on a young teenage Hero who works back stage at a theatre who then finds out that the Villain, “a crazy magician” has enslaved many bunny rabbits to pull out of a hat in every magic show he performs. Having pre-planned the characters and personalities for a story…. makes life very easy for a character designer to start developing. Paris Christou takes all the imaginative information of each character and demonstrates the stages to design the Hero and the Villain.
STAGE 1 : “The Library “ (43 MINUTES)
BUILDING A LIBRARY OF FACIAL FEATURES
-Create different styles of eyes, eye shapes, expressions and positions
-Create a library of many noses and ears
-Create different types of head shapes
STAGE 2 : “Designing the Heads “ (1 HOUR 42 MINUTES)
DESIGNING THE HEADS FOR THE HERO AND THE VILLAIN
-Design process of creating the heads and expression for the HERO and the Villain
-Experimenting with specific features from the library to form the faces
-Practicing to get familiar with the characters face
STAGE 3 : “Designing the Bodies” (2 HOURS 8 MINUTES)
DESIGNING THE BODIES FOR THE HERO AND THE VILLAIN
-Demonstrating how to draw different styles of hands, hand gestures, feet and shoes
-Designing the Heroes body and outfit
-Designing the Villains body and outfit
BONUS MATERIAL: (24 MINUTES)
-Intro to Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 5
-A folder with all the drawings created in each stage, plus the signed final Character Sheet.