Drawing Dynamic Creatures

Course by David Colman
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David Colman
In this course, I'll share techniques and methods refined over my years as an illustrator and visual development artist to help you bring more life and personality to your character designs.
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Jesper Axelsson
@Sean Ramsey in what way will you get feedback? Will David comment on your assignment post? Or will it be like Stan's courses, where he does a critique video? Or another way? Will you have to be taking the course "live" in order to get feedback from him? If so, how much time do you have to spend to keep up? I'm asking because I'm really looking forward to receiving feedback from David :)
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David Colman
Hi Jesper. I am trying to be active on everyone’s post at this early start of the class. I will be doing videos like Stan in addition to comments back on your work. The best thing is to post early and often so I see it and it doesn’t get buried I am here to help so reach out anytime
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Steven Wolf
You have another course called "Drawing with Life, Energy and Story." I was wondering how this course differs from that one.
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Sean Ramsey
Hi! I asked David your questions and he had this to say! "That's a very good observation. There are similarities in all my approaches and yes that course was about drawing with energy and story, however this course really deep dives into the extensive knowledge and lessons necessary to execute drawing with dynamic force as it specifically applies to the world of creature and character design. And with this first course learning the techniques and skill set through the lens of Apes. Whereas that course, that I am quite proud of, we touched on similar resources and focused on storytelling, but we never got into the nuts and bolts and step-by-step process of using it for the thorough investment into design, both creature and character. In this course we go many steps in a different direction as you'll acquire much more knowledge and skills for creature and character design, specifically the art of creating an imaginative life from square one. Breathing life and dynamic energy into something from nothing. Additionally, I crafted specific assignments to help you grow quickly and efficiently on your journey through the episodes and there will be general critiques posted as well." Hope that helps!
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maria cristina paradiso
Hallo, this course can help me drawing better animal ? Can I use your lessons for work better my sculpture maquette?
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Paul
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How many total lessons will this course have?
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Martin Lauzon
and how long for all the lessons to be uploaded? Is there a set timeline for the complete course to be available?
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Sean Ramsey
We have 7 lesson groups that will have at least 3 videos each (lesson > assignments > critiques) but some lessons have a lot of content in them so we've been potentially adding more videos into those areas. So short answer; at least 21 but probably less than 30 (and that's not counting the short Assignment videos where David gives you an assignment) Hope that helps!
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