Weekend course in Character Design – ONLINE

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Weekend course in Character Design – ONLINE

About Weekend course in Character Design – ONLINE

  • Facts

    Title : Weekend course in Character Design – ONLINE

    Language : English

    Credits : none

    Duration of the program: 2 days

    Next program: May 21-22, 2022.

    Application deadline: April 18, 2022.

    Fee EU/Non EU Citizens: The price for the weekend course is DKK 1700 or app. € 230

    Place: This is an online course. Participants will receive a Zoom link prior to the course.

  • Structure and content

    In this weekend course, Mikkel Mainz will go through the basic principles of making an appealing character design. How do you make good poses, what is an interesting shape, do's and don'ts, etc. It will be a mixture of theory, practical assignments and analysis of existing designs and styles. If you are into concept art and character/props design, then this course is a great way to strengthen your skills.
  • How to apply

    Please click this link to sign up.

    The course is first-sign-first-serve so you can sign up as long as there are open seats in the course and the link is available. You will receive an invoice after the application deadline, but your seat is reserved as soon as you have signed up, and the application is binding. When signed up, you can cancel your seat and get a full refund of the course fee until one month before the course starts. Please note that you need to send us a mail in order to cancel.

    We keep a waiting list in case of cancellations, so please mail marp@via.dk if you didn’t make it before the course was full and would like to get signed up on the waiting list.

    You will hear from us around a month before the course starts so please keep an eye on your email account. We will among other things send you a questionnaire regarding practical issues around the course, which we need for our planning so it is important that you respond to it as fast as possible after receiving it.”

    The Animation Workshop/VIA University College (TAW) reserves the right to cancel the course should there not be enough participants.

  • Teachers

    Mikkel Mainz

    Mikkel Mainz

    Animation film director and creative producer

    He is the founder of Skjald, a company focusing on developing worlds for 2D animated films, series, comics, RPG systems, and more. He also founded the 2D animation studio Sun Creature with two of his classmates right after his studies at The Animation Workshop in 2013. He created and directed the webseries and universe "The Reward - Tales of Alethrion", which raised around half a million dollars through crowdfunding and is developing his feature film "Spirit Seeker" with Jericca Cleland and Gone Badminton with Copenhagen Bombay. He has been animating on various other 2D projects like Ivandoe, Song of the Sea and Emara.

  • Contact

    Maria Skov Pedersen is a teacher and coordinator at The Drawing Academy and Professional Training

    Maria Skov Pedersen

    Coordinator and teacher of the Talent & Skills Department

    T: +45 87 55 49 44

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