How to Draw Cartoon Animal Characters by Paris Christou.
In this 6 Hour Mega course you will learn how Animator and Illustrator Paris Christou takes a basic head shape and demonstrates and explains in detail the techniques he uses in Real Time on how to add basic shapes that form each individual animal feature to create Tons of animal Characters! You will travel through different animal environments like the House pets, Farm animals, Forest animals, Jungle animals and even Sea creatures!
Paris Christou demonstrates this course with Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6! But you can also follow along with any artistic software and even with a pencil and paper. The videos are in HD .mov for Quick Time Player but can be played in most common players. The course is in English, in real time and downloadable to your computer only. If you are NEW to Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6... Check out the Free Tuts section on ToonBoxStudio.com for free tutorials on Sketchbook Pro 6.
STAGE 1 : "The Basics "
Total running time : 17 MINUTES 36 SECONDS
THE TOONBOX HEAD
-Paris teaches you how to draw the Basic ToonBox Head in different angles
which will be the base for each individual Animal Character.
STAGE 2 : "Pets"
Total running time: 1 HOUR 21 MINUTES
DRAWING HOUSE PETS
-In this section, Paris focuses on Cats and Dogs since their features are the basis to
understanding better the rest of the animals in this whole course.
STAGE 3 : "Farm"
Total running time : 1 HOUR 21 MINUTES
DRAWING FARM ANIMALS
-Journey through the farm as you learn to draw animals that either lay eggs, go "OINK or MOO" and lots more.
STAGE 4 : "Forest"
Total running time : 1 HOUR 12 MINUTES
DRAWING FOREST ANIMALS
-As you travel into the Forest, Paris teaches you how to draw characters like the Bear, the Fox, the Rabbit and lots more.
STAGE 5 : "Jungle "
Total running time : 1 HOUR 4 MINUTES
DRAWING JUNGLE ANIMALS
-Lions and Tigers and APES OH MY! In the Jungle you will learn to draw the Lion, the Tiger, the Elephant and Apes.
STAGE 6 : "Sea Creature "
Total running time : 27 MINUTES
DRAWING SEA CREATURES
-You now dive into the Ocean to learn how to draw Sea creatures like the Shark, the Dolphin, Octopus, Sea Horse and more.
STAGE 7 : "Expressions and Clean Up "
Total running time : 20 MINUTES
DRAWING EXPRESSIONS AND CLEAN UP
-In the final part of this Mega Course Paris teaches you how to add the facial expressions to the Basic ToonBox Head which can be used for any of the animal characters that you will design. He also draws a variety of head features for you to remember when you are creating your characters. And to finish off this course, Paris demonstrates how he cleans up a sketch of a Squirrel's head.
-A folder with all the Rough sketches from this course.