Online class with Doreen Mulryan

People in Picture Books: Developing Your Main Character

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Learn to develop and draw original characters brimming with personality for picture books that kids (and adults!) can't put down.

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For as long as Doreen can remember, all she's ever wanted to do was draw and ice skate. She carried her love of drawing into college, attending Carneg...Read more

Lessons (7)

Warm-Up
1. Warm-Up
Meet Doreen Mulryan, children's book illustrator extraordinaire and your guide to developing a strong main character. In this first lesson, you'll lea...Read more
21min
Basic Pose & Construction
2. Basic Pose & Construction
How your characters move around goes a long way toward explaining who they are. In this lesson, Doreen gives you a step-by-step guide to drawing basic...Read more
13min
Faces, Expressions, Hands & Feet
3. Faces, Expressions, Hands & Feet
Doreen was once intimidated by hands. But now she's got tips to help you draw them, along with feet and the all-important facial expressions that will...Read more
20min
Types of Characters
4. Types of Characters
Now that you have the tools and skills to draw your main character, it's time to start exploring different traits. Doreen shows you how to select for ...Read more
15min
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For as long as Doreen can remember, all she's ever wanted to do was draw and ice skate. She carried her love of drawing into college, attending Carneg...Read more

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