Academic Catalog 2020–2021

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GRDE364 Character Design

[0–2, 2 cr.]

In this course, students discover and practice the fundamental character design principles, professional techniques, procedures, and terms used in the creation of characters and model sheets. Students study the various disciplines of character design, including the importance of turnarounds and silhouette, the use of different proportions to visualize archetypes, poses that define action and personality, character design analysis, developing complementary and contrasting characters, and exploring different character design styles.