From Noob to Pro in Character design and Animation!
Character Design and Animation
Ready to radically transform your artistic skills?
You'll learn how to use Procreate, Procreate Dreams and clip studio. From advancing your line work to understanding the use of layers and brushes. This course will take you through the basics of digital sketching, shading, and colouring techniques, helping you understand how to bring your artistic visions to life on a digital canvas. Whether you're drawing characters from your favourite anime or crafting your own original designs, we will set you on a course to gain the skills and craftsmanship to create artwork that captures attention.
We'll also cover essential concepts like layer management, blending modes, and effective use of colour palettes, ensuring that you have a strong foundation and understanding in digital art creation.
By the end of the course, you'll not only be comfortable with digital art programs such as Procreate, but you'll also have a method to continue your development in the digital art space.
We'll teach you how to bring your drawings to life, covering everything from basic character concepts to more sophisticated animation techniques. In this course, we will show you the basics of character creation and the understanding of what makes a great character. You'll also dive into the exciting world of animation, learning how to create fluid motion, express emotions through movement, and tell captivating stories through your art. We'll start with the fundamentals of frame-by-frame animation, where you'll learn about keyframes, in-betweens, and timing to create smooth animations.
As you progress, we'll explore more complex aspects such as character animation, animation “squash and stretch” technique and understanding “motion paths” to add depth and believable character movements to your work.
By the end of the course, you'll be on a road to produce dynamic, engaging animations that resonate with your audience.
Looking for a thrilling digital art adventure?
Digital Drawing + Animation
What do you need to bring?
What job opportunities will require this skill set?
The work of digital artist is in demand by animation, video game, television, film studios, architecture, web design, product design, advertising...
As in many creative vocations, digital artists can work in a studio or freelance – or sometimes a mix of both. In general, starting your career in a studio is a good way to gain experience and contacts.
This course provides a basic introduction to Digital Art & Animation, but if you continue to build upon this training, what job opportunities could you pursue in the future?
- Concept Artist 2D & 3D
- Storyboarding Artist
- Environment Artist
- Character 2D & 3D Artist
- Graphic Artist
- Visual Development Artist
- Layout Artist
- Illustrator Graphic Artist
- 3D Generalist
- Freelance Artist
- Multimedia Artist
- 3D Prop Artist
- Story Artist
- 3D Game Artist
- Technical Artist
- Graphic Designer
What is the average salary for a digital artist?
The salary for a digital artist depends on the artist's experience level, the industry they work in, and the type of work they do.
Generally, digital artists earn an average salary of around $50,000 per year.
Experienced digital artists who specialize in a certain area, such as animation or 3D modelling, can earn upwards of $100,000 per year. (https://www.glassdoor.com/Salaries/digital-artist-salary-SRCH_KO0,27.htm)