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Character Design and Development
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Price: 
$410.00

Characters are essential to making a successful story. In this ten-week course, students will observe and discuss ways in which creators establish characters in visual media, including film, animation, comics, and games. The course will feature some lecture, discussion of character development examples, writing, reference and drawing exercises, and sharing student work. Production of a final character portfolio will include a brief written narrative and illustrations./ Open to students ages 16 and above. / View complete policies.

Prerequisites: Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required. Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop helpful, but not required.

What to Bring: Pen or pencil; notebook or sketchbook; USB drive or cloud storage option for saving work. A complete list of suggested materials will be discussed during the first class meeting.

What to Wear: Clothes appropriate for drawing and discussion.

Register Before: September 5
If the minimum enrollment is not met by the deadline above, the class will be canceled on this date. Registration will remain open after this date if the minimum enrollment has been met.

Class Savings
Register on or before August 12 and save $25.
Register for more than one class at a time and receive $25 off each additional class (same-day registrations only).
Additional savings. Are you eligible?

Questions?
Contact MCAD Continuing Education at continuing_education@mcad.edu or call 612.874.3765.

Course Details

SKU:
CSMA 9620 FA19
Date Start: 
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Date End: 
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Time: 
6:30–9:30 p.m
Room: 
Main Building, Room 320
Age Group: 
Teens
Adults
Age Requirement: 
Open to students ages 16 and above
Days of Week: 
Tuesday
Category: 
Illustration and Comic Art
Prerequisites: 
Previous drawing experience helpful, but not required. Previous experience with Adobe Photoshop helpful, but not required.