Designing Dragons

22 Lessons
Skill Level
All Skill Levels
12h 18m

Are you ready to design the ultimate dragon? In this one-of-a-kind course, you'll learn design fundamentals alongside specialized knowledge geared towards getting you on the road to designing your own dragons. Whether you're a beginner looking to lay down a strong artistic foundation for further learning, or an experienced artist searching for new approaches to creature design, this course has something for you.

This course contains a blend of Art-Wod content and completely new exclusive content, to ensure that you’ll learn everything there is to know about design from structuralization to manipulation, observation, education, imitation, emulation, and imagination, all while designing the dragons of your dreams. 

The course is structured based on the 6-step principle as laid out by Art-Wod founder Antonio Stappaerts 

BONUS: A real time bonus demo of Antonio showing students how he uses color and shading to bring his final dragon design to life! Complete with tips and tricks for improving your rendering skills.

What you will learn
We brush over intuitive perspective and how to train your spatial awareness using simple form
Learn about the secrets of form manipulation to boost your drawing skills and help you draw complex objects
With a focus on dragon design, you will learn to observe reptiles, birds and insects to increase your visual library. You'll learn to observe and see the world from a professional artist's point of view
Learn the similarities between human and animal anatomy and how to use this information to help design your dragon
Mannequinize a dragon and use all the knowledge you gained from previous course lessons to imitate and redesign your favorite artists' work. A crucial step to becoming a better creature designer!
From thumbnails to reference gathering and refinement, you will learn industry practices that will elevate your design skills and prepare you for the professional field!
Premium Benefits
Exclusive Content
Only premium students get to watch the majority of instruction contained in this course. Little to no free content is provided.
A variety of exercises to help you practice what you've learned. After you do the assignments, you can post them in the community for feedback and see what other students are posting.
Step by Step Process
Watch step by step video demos from start to finish with educational commentary from the instructor. Most of us are visual learners (we’re artists!), so reading about it or hearing it explained is not enough. We have to see it!
Includes content that the student can download to any personal device for offline viewing.
English Captions
All videos included in this course have English closed captions you can turn on or off.
Money Back Guarantee
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