Animal Character Design with David Colman



In this new course Emmy award winning visual development artist and character designer David Colman ( Disney, Blue Sky, Amazon) demonstrates his approach to animal character design. David has been a working visual development and character artist for nearly 20 years and has worked with all the major studios.

Watch as he breaks down the key elements of a successful character design in REAL TIME and explains his thought process.

You will learn:

  • Shape Design & Shape Language
  • Working with Traditional Media
  • Thumbnailing to find fun poses
  • Drawing Foxes, Tigers, Gorillas & More
  • + MUCH MORE!
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In this in-depth character design course David Colman breaks down his approach to finding pleasing animal character designs. David Colman is an award winning visual development artist, character designer and story artist with top-level work in both live action and animation.

Samples of David’s Animal Character Design & Vis Dev Work:

Below are a few additional examples of David Colman’s work:

NOTE: This course may be streamed online or downloaded

About David Colman:

David Colman is an illustrator, who has worked as a visual development artist, Emmy winning character designer, story artist and art director in the animation industry since 2003. His clients include Disney Feature Animation, Disney TV, Disney Toon Studios, Paramount Pictures Animation, Sony Pictures Animation, Sony Imageworks, Blue Sky Studios, Jim Henson Company, Jim Henson Creature Shop, Hasbro, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, 20th Century Fox, Fox TV Animation, Imagemovers Digital, Digital Domain, Bento Box, Amazon Studios and many others.

You can follow David on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/davidsdoodles on Twitter @davidsdoodles27
+ Instagram: davidsdoodles


Subtitles & Closed Captions Available for this Course:

  • English CC
  • Spanish

Copyright Notice – The images, photos, videos, files and content of this course materials are licensed for PERSONAL USE ONLY. Please do not distribute, post or attempt to resell them.

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2 reviews for Animal Character Design with David Colman

  1. alyssaliang (verified owner)

    Just finished the whole program. Learned a lot about the process of creating fun characters that appealing to the audience. Fantastic program! Highly recommended.

  2. Erica Bey (verified owner)

    This course was super fun. Great breakdown on use of shapes, as well as the thumbnail process for character design.

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