Digital World-Building + Character Design (Ages 12-14)
Character designers are essential to the development of movies, video games, comic books and all manner of modern entertainment. Learn the history and basic principles of character design. Use traditional drawing skills as well as Adobe Photoshop and a Wacom tablet to develop your own OC (original character). A basic understanding of figure drawing is recommended.
- This is an On-site course. Students must follow current CDC + VDH guidance outlined on our website: visarts.org
About the Instructor
Duffy (she/they) is a mestiza Filipino-American cartoonist, illustrator and printmaker based in Richmond, Virginia. They graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a BFA in Communication Arts in 2012. Duffy has worked with BOOM! Studios, IDW Publishing, Richmond Magazine, AMC, and Dark Horse. Currently, she is illustrating We Walked in Clouds, a full-length graphic novel published by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. She is also a practicing secular wedding celebrant through the Humanist Society. An avid rollerskater and nature enthusiast, Duffy’s work frequently touches on love, flora and fauna, magickal associations, and more than a few cats.See More Classes By Instructor