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Character Design (Ages 12-18)

at Art School of SF Bay

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 12 - 18 years old
Average Class Size: 8
System Requirements:

You will need a reliable Internet connection as well as a computer or device with which you can access your virtual class. We recommend you arrive to class 5-10 minutes early to ensure you're able to set up your device and connection.

Class Delivery:

This class will be held via Zoom unless otherwise specified

What you'll learn in this drawing and painting class:

This course teaches character design from the ground up: starting with fundamentals like anatomy, gesture, and shape design. Students will learn to create original characters from scratch. Bring your sketchbooks or drawing tablets, instruction will be provided for both digital and traditional media! 

It will be held ONLINE via ZOOM video conference. Students will need access to a computer / tablet / phone with internet connection and After the lecture and demonstrations teachers regularly check and correct the digital image of a student's work, explain what works in particular cases and what does not, and why. 

Detailed Schedule:

DAY 1.  Character: Realistic Head Drawing
DAY 2. Character: Stylized Head Drawing
DAY 3.  Character: Realistic Human Anatomy
DAY 4. Character: Stylized Human Anatomy
DAY 5.  Character: Creating a unique character: drafting and outlining.

DAY 6.  Character: Creating a unique character: coloring and finalizing the drawing.
DAY 7. Concept Art: Perspective and Backgrounds.
DAY 8.  Concept Art: Vehicles and moving objects
DAY 9. Concept Art: Weapons and Tools.
DAY 10. Concept Art: Animals and Creatures
DAY 11.  Concept Art: Creating character’s companion and surroundings.
DAYS 12. Final Project - Full-color illustration: drafting and outlining.

DAYS 13. Final Project - Full-color illustration: coloring, working on details.

Day 14: Final Project - Full-color illustration: finalizing.


  • sketchbook (or sketch paper)
  • bristol or mixed use paper 
  • pencil
  • eraser
  •  ruler
  • colored pencils
  • markers (brush tip preferred)
  • black liner

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
Monthly payments are not refundable. No fee adjustments due to missed classes - please schedule make up for a class you missed. In case of serious illness or other issues that don’t allow a student to participate in class for a long period of time, the payment may be transferred to another month.

Summer camp payment can be refunded in full if you inform us a month prior to start date of the camp.
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