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Beginner Level
Approx. 9 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Week 1: About Character

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 13 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Density3m
Mood & Story3m
Proportion3m
Week 1 Homework1m
4 readings
About this Course3m
An Important Question1m
Academic Integrity2m
Instructor Presence and Staff Support 1m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Week 2: Technical Challenges

2 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 47 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Refining the Explorer11m
Drawing the Alien7m
Refining the Alien15m
Week 2 Homework1m
2 readings
Introducing Andy Ristaino3m
Resource: Andy's drawings5m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Week 3: Design with Purpose

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 60 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
2D Tablet Drawing17m
3D Modeling23m
Week 3 Homework1m
2 readings
Introducing Jacky Ke Jiang8m
Resource: Jacky's drawings5m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Week 4: Find Your Character

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 98 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Refining the Pig15m
Drawing the Sheep16m
Refining the Sheep, Part 115m
Refining the Sheep, Part 214m
Working in Animation8m
Robertryan Studio Follow-Up7m
Week 4 Homework1m
4 readings
Introducing Robertryan Cory8m
Resource: Robertryan's drawings5m
Introducing Robertryan Cory (again)1m
Course Credits1m

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