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Designing Macho and Overweight Male Characters by ToonBoxStudio Designing Macho and Overweight Male Characters by ToonBoxStudio
Check out the Course here: [link]

Learn how Paris Christou designs the "MACHO & OVERWEIGHT MALE CARTOON CHARACTERS!" in this 9 Hour Mega Course of pure video footage and commentary.

In this course you will understand how to take basic shapes to create the heads and the bodies for both the Macho and the Overweight characters. Establishing a strong library of features to help you create tons of faces. Paris teaches you which elements to exaggerate to give the impression of a Macho & Overweight character. In this course Paris designs 4 characters of 2 Heroes and 2 Villains were you will learn the techniques on how to pose them in motion and expressions.

It's a 9 Hour Mega Course on pure cartooning.

The videos are in HD .mov for Quick Time Player but can be played in most common players. The software used to demonstrate is Autodesk Sketchbook Pro 6
but you can also follow along with any major artistic software or your traditional pencil and paper. The course is in english and downloadable to your computer only.

STAGE 1 : "The Faces "

Total running time : 1 HOUR 30 MINUTES

DESIGNING THE FACES
-Creation process of both the Macho & Overweight Characters
-Understanding the Head shape and features that are needed to develop a Macho & Overweight Character



STAGE 2 : "The Library "

Total running time : 55 MINUTES

BUILDING A LIBRARY OF FACIAL FEATURES
-Create different styles of eyes, eye shapes
-Create a library of noses, ears and mouth


STAGE 3 : "Understanding the Bodies"

Total running time : 46 MINUTES

WHICH BODY FEATURES TO EXAGGERATE
-Understanding the basic shapes of the body
-Understanding the body features



STAGE 4 : "Posing in Motion "

Total running time : 4 HOURS 7 MINUTES

BODY POSING THE CHARACTER
-Designing the Macho & Overweight characters bodies
-Using an animated approach of action to pose the characters



STAGE 5 : "Expressions"

Total running time : 2 HOURS 14 MINUTES

EXPRESSION IS KEY
-Practicing to draw the characters faces
-Using a lipsync animation technique to develop the characters expressions



BONUS MATERIAL:

-A short excersise based on everything you have learned in this course.
-A folder with all the drawings created in each stage.
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Gretchdragon Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I can't love your courses hard enough!  These are FABULOUS for learning how to create original cartoon characters.  This is making it way easier to draw cartoon versions of people.  Thanks so much for making these!
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ToonBoxStudio Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Well... i am always happy to put the effort down to help everybody out as much as i can :)
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Gretchdragon Featured By Owner Jul 31, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Check out my journal for a little 'bump' for ya!  :D (Big Grin)
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