Character concepts are used in a wide range of visual media and industries, from graphic novels and comic books to video games and animation. Apply your illustration and storytelling skills to capture the personality, essence and story of a character from archetype to storyboarding in this pivotal illustration course. Through assignments, case studies and presentations, you will learn a range of processes, methods and techniques used by contemporary concept artists to generate memorable characters. Guided through prompts and step by step instruction, this course will provide you with skills to both follow a preexisting creative vision or design brief, and develop your own unique character concepts.
36 course hours (3 hours per class)
To fully benefit from this course, prior experience with drawing fundamentals, illustration techniques and digital tools for Illustration is required.
Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements
- CSDR 100 Introductory Drawing
- CSIL 100 Introductory Illustration
- CSIL 110 Digital Tools for Illustration
Tuition + Materials
Tuition is $700.00. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.
Course offerings are available online (synchronous) and on campus. View schedule for current and upcoming formats.
This course is typically offered during the following terms:
(Subject to change)
Fall | September to December
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