Online class with Eric Johnson

Picture Book Illustration: Animal Characters

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Develop and refine enchanting animal characters that captivate audiences of all ages!

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Eric Johnson received his BFA in commercial design from Kutztown University, and worked as a signwriter, muralist, and graphic artist before pursuing...Read more

Lessons (7)

Realistic Characters
1. Realistic Characters
Meet your instructor, children's book illustrator Eric Johnson. You'll gain an overview of the topics that will be covered in class before selecting a...Read more
19min
Human Characteristics
2. Human Characteristics
Build upon the reference drawings you started in Lesson 1 as you begin to add human characteristics to your critter character. Eric shows you how to p...Read more
18min
Refining the Composition
3. Refining the Composition
Learn how to bring classical art techniques into your scenes as Eric helps you create an accurate sense of place. Consider elements like background, m...Read more
23min
Finishing the Drawing
4. Finishing the Drawing
Refine your drawing as Eric helps you continue to work on ratios, perspective and composition. Add new details to your scene that draw the viewer's ey...Read more
21min
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Eric Johnson received his BFA in commercial design from Kutztown University, and worked as a signwriter, muralist, and graphic artist before pursuing...Read more

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