Feb 06, 2023  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

ART 2155 - Character Design

Credits: 4
This studio art course provides an in-depth investigation of the fundamental elements, unique history, theories, and aesthetics of the field of character design. From Frankenstein to Star Wars to the Keebler Elves, character design plays a critical role in literature, illustration, animation, film/video production, graphic novels, cartooning, and product design and advertising. It is a unique and complex area of visual storytelling, which can greatly influence the success or failure of a project. Through instructor directed research, lectures, readings, and studio-based assignments, students will attain a better understanding of the history, theories, archetypes, processes, and techniques of the field of character design.