In this 12-course, you will be guided through the the basics of drawing and character design. Topics will include perspective, drawing simple forms in 3D space and drawing in Photoshop. There will also be a focus on designing and constructing your own characters. This course is aimed at beginners and will give you the perfect foundation for your art career.

Each week you will watch a demo of the instructor painting live, or you are welcome to paint along with the instructor and ask questions. After each class you will receive your homework assignment for the week, and at the beginning of each class you will receive feedback on your work/assignments.

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Critically acclaimed artist and writer D.M. Cornish is the illustrator and author of the award winning novel series Monster Blood Tatoo and has also illustrated numerous children’s books and worked as an illustrator within the advertising industry.

To develop compelling characters that effectively express their character, attitude and role.
This course will cover:

  • Introduction to character design
  • Archetypes
  • Posing
  • Generating ideas
  • Presentation
  • Costume
  • Drawing

Semester 2 of Character Design 1 begins on Wednesday 25th July 2018. Semester 2 officially begins on Monday 23rd July 2018.

  • 12 Weeks

    $950.00 AUD

  • Semester 2 2018

    July 25 - October 28

    Wednesday 2:00pm-5:00pm

  • Semester 1 2019



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These classes will push your drawing, painting, modeling/texturing and design skills to the next level. During the courses you will learn how to how to use industry specific programs with a focus on building your portfolio/reel. You will get to see production techniques used in the industry in every class with the LIVE demos. Each CDW course is taught by working industry professionals who have worked for a range of international companies such as Disney, Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, WETA, Wizards of the Coast and LEGO just to name a few.