A writer employs words to develop a universe, but an illustrator has to CREATE a universe. This class is designed to take the student through the creative process of developing characters and their stories.
1. Sketching: how to sketch as well as easier ways to sketch, not pressing down hard but sketching lightly, easy erasure techniques, how to ignore mistakes to practice.
2. Shapes and Movement: how to use shapes in anatomy, lines in art and practice
3. Pen Art: putty erasers, lineart techniques, how to find materials you like, what kinds of materials to use for certain kinds of traditional art
4. Digital Art: use of and differences between digital and traditional drawing.
1. Character: easy design, using shapes to design, matching your world, face, hair, clothes
2. Story: how to create a story and create a world around it as well as how your character should fit into it
3. World: how to create a world for your story and how to design it
1. Chronological order: how to create a chronological timeline to use when creating storyboards, animatics, and comics.
2. Storyboarding: touching on what storyboarding is and how to do it
3. Animatics: the difference between a storyboard and an animatic, what an animatic is and how to do it.
4. Comics: the difference between the three, how to make a comic
1. Setup: how one would usually setup a storyboard and how it is done as a career.
2. Movement: how to match movement to dialogue and draw it for a storyboard
3. Animation: how to go from a storyboard to an animation
1. Setup: use of and how to setup an animatic, usually digitally
2. Storyboarding: the digital difference between storyboards an animatics
3. Animation: how to go from an animatic to an animation
1. Setup: use of and how to set up a comic, easy techniques to do it
2. Comics: world design and placement
3. Story: matching dialogue with movement and placements