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What is this course about?

You can spend all your life mastering drawing skills, but what you need is to be able to complete tasks here and now. That is why we’ve designed a focused course that consists of only essential topics, which will allow you to create high-quality illustrations. I’ve accumulated a vast number of observations, tricks, and hacks by trial and error over the many years of working on animation projects.

This experience is the foundation of this course. As if you acquired six years of commercial illustrating experience in just a few months. I’ll try to teach you how to draw as fast as possible and help you boost your skills.

Level

Basic

Format

Online

Lessons

12+

Duration

6h+

Required Software

Adobe Illustrator

Language

English

COURSE CURRICULUM

What will I learn in Illustration for Animation?

LESSON #1

Nice Sketch from Scratch

It is the first and most important stage of creating an illustration. Here, we’ll analyze methods and tools to create sketches as well as compare them. Next, we’ll learn how to draw simple things to get used to drawing by hand.

Nice Sketch from Scratch

LESSON #2

Perspective

We’ll find out what the main types of perspectives are and practice creating basic ones, isometry and one-point linear perspective, specifically. You’ll need those in your work.

Perspective

LESSON #3

Adobe Illustrator

We’ll study how the program works and all the necessary tools. I’ll also tell you how to organize the workspace and work files to save your time and allow you to enjoy drawing and working with files while animating.

Adobe Illustrator

LESSON #4

Color

It is one of the most important topics that we need to cover thoroughly. We’ll analyze methods to create palettes, types of contrasts, and I’ll give you some tips on how to work with color to illustrate for motion design.

Color

LESSON #5

Character

At this stage, we’ll learn to create beautiful and interesting characters so they can be easily animated further. I’ll also tell you about my personal experience, techniques, and tips on how to ease the task for yourself and for a person who will animate it later.x

Character

LESSON #6

Composition

I’ll share the knowledge, tips, and lifehacks on how to make a scene beautiful, informative, and useful for the project.

Composition

LESSON #7

Scene

Here, we’ll cover the variety of scene types in motion design, the rules and the logic of designing them.

Scene

LESSON #8

Storyboard

Based on the knowledge of designing scenes, I’ll tell you how to compile them in stories, thereby creating interesting and informative storyboards for your projects.

Storyboard

LESSON #9

Style Coherency

Here, I’ll tell you how to pick a style for a project and stick to it while creating all frames for your project.

Style Coherency

LESSON #10

The workflow of an illustrator and a motion designer

We’ll talk a little about the work synergy of an illustrator and a motion designer, how they can facilitate and speed up their interaction and each other’s workflow.

The workflow of an illustrator and a motion designer

Who will be teaching?

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Who will be teaching?

My name is Radik Z. I am a freelance illustrator, I’ve been drawing for motion design for 6 years.

Over this time, I’ve created illustrations for PornHub, Google Russia, BBDO Russia, Mail Ru Group, Brex, Rostelecom, VK, MAPS.ME, Yandex, and many others. In this particular course, I’ll try to share my knowledge and experience so that you can improve your skills and learn from my mistakes instead of repeating them. It will significantly boost your professional development.

Illustration for Animation

Learn to illustrate your ideas yourself;

Improve the skills of an art director of an animation project;

Master the workflow of a professional illustrator.

Illustration for Animation

Learn how to create vibrant and informative illustrations for your animation projects. Tell stories better than ever!

LEVEL

You’ve already started taking the first steps in the sphere and have a basic understanding of the work principles of this soft.

Basic

LESSONS

12+

DURATION

6h+

Product guarantee
100% money back guarantee

If unhappy with the course, you can request a refund within 14 days after the purchase and get every cent back. Courses purchased before the actual starting date refund can be requested up to 14 days after the first lesson becomes available. Note: not applicable if purchased with a discount coupon

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