Character Design for Film and Games

An 8-week course structured like a studio and freelance workflow focusing on character design

Character Design for Film and Games
COURSE OVERVIEW

Develop what makes a quality character


COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

The more you know, the better.


Character Design for Film and Games
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor
  • Dave Paget has been working as a concept artist within the entertainment industries for 8 years. Specializing in character design, Dave has mainly worked as a freelance artist on a variety of game, film and animation projects including the recently announced Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War, Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Love, Death+Robots, Kong:Skull Island and Bloodshot. Dave has recently joined Sumo Digital in the UK and is working full time, in-studio as a Senior Concept Artist.

  • Dave Paget has been working as a concept artist within the entertainment industries for 8 years. Specializing in character design, Dave has mainly worked as a freelance artist on a variety of game, film and animation projects including the recently announced Call of Duty: Black Ops – Cold War, Spider-Man, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, Love, Death+Robots, Kong:Skull Island and Bloodshot. Dave has recently joined Sumo Digital in the UK and is working full time, in-studio as a Senior Concept Artist.

  • Mathias Osland is a professional freelance concept artist and illustrator from Norway. He immediately started working after graduating from secondary school where he picked up work from Volta, Wardenlight Studio, Big Child creatives, and more. Later he pursued an inhouse job and landed a spot in Atomhawk Design in Newcastle, England where he designed characters and creatures for video games. Now he’s back in the fjords of Norway, working as a freelancer in a small wooden house.

STUDENT INTERVIEWS
  • The Warlock
    Interview with
    Samantha Combaluzier
    The Warlock
    Interview with
    Samantha Combaluzier
  • Codename: Fatboar
    Interview with
    Omar Gama
    Codename: Fatboar
    Interview with
    Omar Gama
  • The Cleric
    Interview with
    Hugo Araujo
    The Cleric
    Interview with
    Hugo Araujo
  • Rogue Warrior
    Interview with
    Max Kennedy
    Rogue Warrior
    Interview with
    Max Kennedy
  • The Step by Step of Sindriira
    Interview with
    Brendan Milos
    The Step by Step of Sindriira
    Interview with
    Brendan Milos
  • How to Design a Warlock in 8 Weeks
    Interview with
    Martin Cabrea Pavez
    How to Design a Warlock in 8 Weeks
    Interview with
    Martin Cabrea Pavez
  • Dark Knight: What It Takes to Level Up Your Skills
    Interview with
    Tanya Podolskaia
    Dark Knight: What It Takes to Level Up Your Skills
    Interview with
    Tanya Podolskaia
  • Rendering the Details
    Interview with
    Giorgia Vincenzi
    Rendering the Details
    Interview with
    Giorgia Vincenzi
  • Developing the Character You Want
    Interview with
    Charles Ge
    Developing the Character You Want
    Interview with
    Charles Ge
  • Changing Your Design
    Interview with
    Austin Kwidzinski
    Changing Your Design
    Interview with
    Austin Kwidzinski
    fall term registration
    Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
    Only
    $699
    Course Begins
    July 9th
    • Gunel

      Mathias has provided excellent constructive feedback with each lesson and I feel like I’ve already improved as an artist because of it.

    • Mayenna

      I learnt a ton about everything! Mathias was really good at explaining design fundamentals, and even though I already have been taught them, I feel like I understand them much better now. His analyses of big, medium, and small, detail placement, and colour theory, were super useful…. The feedback was super good and Mathias was very honest whilst being very constructive and fun with it.

    PRICING SCHEDULE

    Even though our courses are the most affordable for the quality of education.

    These FINANCE OPTIONS allow you to focus on your goals instead of the barriers that keep you from reaching them.

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    BENEFITS

    What makes this learning experience unique?

    Personal Feedback
    Personal Feedback

    Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

    1+ Year Access
    1+ Year Access

    Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

    Certificate of Completion
    Certificate of Completion

    Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

    Flexible Learning
    Flexible Learning

    Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

    fall term registration
    Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
    Only
    $699
    Course Begins
    July 9th