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Stylized Characters in 3D

An 8-week course for recreating the concept of an existing character and going from cartoony stylization to comic-book realism

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Course Format:
Custom; Recorded Lectures, Live Feedback
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Zbrush and Maya (3Ds Max also acceptable, but the instructor will be working in Maya)
Lecture Type:
Recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-15 hours per week viewing lecture videos, participating in q&a's, and working on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Live Feedback during Q&A
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Strong knowledge and skill in modeling stylized characters. Recommended prerequisite courses: Anatomy for Production, ZBrush for Concept & Iteration. Sculpting Anatomy: from Animal to Creature
Course Format:
Custom; Recorded Lectures, Live Feedback
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Zbrush and Maya (3Ds Max also acceptable, but the instructor will be working in Maya)
Lecture Type:
Recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-15 hours per week viewing lecture videos, participating in q&a's, and working on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Live Feedback during Q&A
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Strong knowledge and skill in modeling stylized characters. Recommended prerequisite courses: Anatomy for Production, ZBrush for Concept & Iteration. Sculpting Anatomy: from Animal to Creature
Course Format:
Custom; Recorded Lectures, Live Feedback
Duration:
8 weeks
Materials:
Zbrush and Maya (3Ds Max also acceptable, but the instructor will be working in Maya)
Lecture Type:
Recorded
Assignment:
Due each week. Expect to spend 10-15 hours per week viewing lecture videos, participating in q&a's, and working on assignments.
Skills Level:
Intermediate to Advanced
Feedback:
Live Feedback during Q&A
Q&A:
Once a week
Prerequisites:
Strong knowledge and skill in modeling stylized characters. Recommended prerequisite courses: Anatomy for Production, ZBrush for Concept & Iteration. Sculpting Anatomy: from Animal to Creature
COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
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The more you know, the better.

Week 1 | Introduction to Stylized Modeling

Gather concepts to model for class

Week 2 | Blocking Out Character

Blocking out character with primitive shapes | Thinking in broad strokes

Week 3 | Forms of the Body

Adding in Secondary forms of the character

Week 4 | Facial Features

How to sculpt in eyes, eyeball, nose, ears, and mouth

Week 5 | Hands and Feet

How to sculpt hands and feet

Week 6 | Costumes and Props

Blocking out costume and cleaning them up

Week 7 | Clean Up

Cleaning up your character model

Week 8 | Pose and Final Detail Pass

Polypainting and posing your character for final presentation. Taking a final critique at everyone’s character.

Stylized Characters in 3D
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Igniting your imagination

Koji Tsukamoto has been a CG modeler in animation since 2016. With experience in both environments and characters, he spent over 5 years at Dreamworks Animation before moving to his current position at Netflix.

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Hannah Kang is an exceptionally talented artist that brings a real world perspective on how to execute at the highest levels of the entertainment industry. Hannah gives excellent instruction, insight and direction on what principles to focus on when articulating aesthetics and design in 3D space. Being able to learn from Hannah in a live Q&A environment with weekly dialogue has really helped expedite my learning and progress. Hannah’s class is much appreciated and highly recommended.

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Honestly, Hannah is the best instructor I’ve had since graduating university.

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

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