Designing Macho & Over-Weight Male Characters

Learn how Paris Christou designs the "Macho & Overweight Male Characters!" in this 9 Hour Mega Course!

Learn how Paris Christou designs the "MACHO & OVERWEIGHT MALE 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 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.

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.


Your Instructor


Paris Christou
Paris Christou

Hi there! I'm Paris Christou, I'm an Animator, Cartoon illustrator, Teacher and YouTuber best known as the creator of my cartoon Pinup Character "Cherry".

I founded ToonBoxStudio.com in 2011 to share my knowledge with anyone who wants to learn and build their skills.

YouTube Channel: https://youtube.com/toonboxstudio

Instagram Account: https://instagram.com/toonboxstudio/

Facebook FanPage: https://facebook.com/toonboxstudio


Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
Is the Course Downloadable or Streamable?
This course is streamable on all devices. The course is not Downloadable for piracy theft reasons. Only the images or source files have a downloadable option.

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