Friday, 13 September 2013

Nate Wragg's Character Design for Production

Over the summer, I have been taking Nate Wragg's second character design course on CGMA and it's been brilliant! I highly recommend it to anyone interested in filling up their portfolio to a more professional standard and learning a new approach to going through the steps involved in character design and model packs. 

The course takes you through 8 weeks with one character, exploring poses, facial expressions, turnarounds, story moments and a hero pose. In addition, Nate also gives you feed back to each assignment and 1 hour each week for a live Q&A where he answers pretty much anything you ask him (anything animation related of course!)

The character I came up with was a big rugged fisherman who had a secret passion for theatre performance. 

Below is a bunch of sketches I went through on the course. I will be adding all the final work to my portfolio soon, so stay tuned!  

And good luck if you choose to take either of his courses!














 


10 comments:

  1. Love this gillibean. would like to know about your process, deciding shapes and form. :)

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  2. Nice contrast in the characters background! love the idea you set up with this one.

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  3. Love that Hero Pose!!! (and the Flash Dance drawing made me lol - mmm fishy sea water is sexy XD)

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  4. I recently came across your blog and have been reading along. I thought I would leave my first comment. I dont know what to say except that I have enjoyed reading. Nice blog.
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  5. Haha, these are hilarious. Great idea! I love him dancing with the octopus.

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  6. Super awesome! It looks like you had a lot of fun with the assignment. : )

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  7. Wow! Amazing!!! You really captured the character's personality. It was nice meeting at CTN 2013!

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  8. I absolutely LOVE your style :D

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