Designing and Rendering Fantasy Characters in Pencil
with Wayne Barlowe
This demonstration offers aspiring character designers a glimpse into the thoughts and processes of leading film character designer, Wayne Barlowe. With a focus upon the centuries-old traditions of pencil drawing, Wayne discusses the various graphic mediums associated with non-digital drawing. He then takes the viewer through the step-by-step process behind executing a typical character design for feature film, addressing the mind-set behind creating original, thought-provoking designs. Wayne begins his demo with a set of thumbnails, delves into the decision-making process, and then moves on to working up a finished drawing. As he draws, he offers his thoughts on work methodology, character creation and the technical issues of pencil rendering, including the various subtleties of line-work and shading, as well as the materials and their inherent properties. This title is geared towards novice and seasoned artists alike, presenting an introduction into the worlds of concept art and traditional rendering.
Duration: 129 minutes
Format: HD 1920x1080