Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Tools For Character Designers at Adobe Color
Check out Adobe Color, an excellent resource to help aspiring character designers deal with that trickiest of concepts - a colour palette that works.

Character designers tend to have their hands full dealing with design and drawing, and having to work in colour adds a whole extra layer of complexity.

The cool thing about Adobe Color is that it gives you colour palettes for free. Say you wanted to design a character using military colours - you might try this army colour palette here.

Colour is hard to master, and there are so many to choose from, it can be daunting. What Adobe Colour does is give you simple palettes that select contrasting or complementary colours to work with. It's a short cut to finding a pleasing palette that works.

As we get ready for our character design class in October, we're taking a look at all sorts of resources available to aspiring character designers. To find out more about the course, follow this link. To sign up for our character design webinar next week, click here.  And don't forget to read this interview with Luis Grane, character designer on BoxTrolls, talk about how he broke into the industry.

The Escape Studios Animation Blog offers a personal view on the art of animation and visual effects. To apply for our new BA/MArt starting in September 2017, follow this link.  To apply for our evening storyboarding class, starting on March 21st, follow this link.

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