Course description

The design of a character connects us to the story. So much of the meaning and expressive capability of a character depend on choices of proportion color silhouette and rendering style. This course explores principles of character design and development pipelines for creating expressive animation-ready characters in multiple styles. Students gain an understanding of how to design characters for animation and develop tools for solving visual problems create a portfolio of character art in diverse styles and take their strongest designs from 2D to 3D digital models.


Associated Schools

  • Harvard Division of Continuing Education

  • Harvard Summer School

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