CHARACTER & GAME DESIGN COURSE
Character & Game Design
8 week course for teens and adults
Do you sometimes wish you lived in a fantasy world or alternate realm? Want to sharpen your drawing skills and learn how video games are designed? This class explores the creative process behind character design, concept art for environments, and game mechanics. This is a drawing class that focuses on creating concept art – there will be no programming or coding component.
The main project is to design an original video game character complete with accessories, based on an existing game you love, such as Mario World, Fortnite, League of Legends, etc. Previous drawing experience is ideal as this course is for advanced-intermediate level students.
Class Ratio 1:8
Intermediate - Advanced
Students may work in traditional media (pencil, ink, coloured pencil, watercolour) or choose to bring in their laptops/tablets to work digitally.
You'll Learn How to:
Find inspiration and gather resources to develop your character
Draw proportional bodies in action
Draw facial expressions
Exaggerate to express character traits
Create character rotation drawings
Design game mechanics and interfaces
Explore the process of world building
Composition sketches for environments
Schedule & Pricing
Basic drawing materials are included. For large/personal projects, your instructor will advise you on what materials to purchase.
*Prices do not include HST
*Classes subject to change/cancellation.
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