Illustration Masterclass – Exploring Technique and Style
Try your hand at 8 different illustration techniques and styles. Comprehensive instructions, printouts and a BONUS video showing how to transform your illustrations into a personalised gift card.
Duration: 1hr 31mins
Learn simple techniques that will bring your character to life. Explore body posture, forward motion, learning how to apply any pose to your character.
Learn how to design and draw a picture book character from start to finish. Learn how to transform ideas and lists into a character map, then draw your character in multiple poses using line and gesture.
Learn how to read and then draw the six basic emotions then, discover a wider spectrum of emotional possibilities and see how subtle tweaks to the eyes, eyebrows, nose and mouth can transform your character’s mood.
Explore and draw faces using nine different shapes. See how some shapes are more successful than others when trying to depict a specific age, gender or personality type.
Learn how to draw a series of the round, square, rectangular, down-turned, leaf and almond shaped eyes. Explore the shape, size and placement of the eyes on the face and see how this can dramatically change the look of your character.
Learn the basics in face proportion while drawing a self-portrait. Face shape, size and placement of the eyes, eyebrows, nose, mouth and ears. Create a framework for your face, adjusting features, adding hair and accessories to create true likeness of you.
Learn how to draw your characters head from every angle, while creating valuable reference for any picture book project. See how to layer-in facial expression to bring your character to life.
Learn how to make a 3D clay model from your characters drawings, making the perfect character reference for a picture book project.