Learn how to easily create facial expressions for your playful characters. Throughout this workshop, you’ll explore how to visualise your drawing from a 3D perspective, so that you can achieve better results with your characters.
Once you’ve learned the basic structures, Richard will show you how to use them when creating your playful, imaginary characters. He’ll take you through all the steps so you can draw like a pro. Grab your pencils and get ready to create your own imaginary world!
For the full creative experience, we recommend also participating in Richard Cameron Morneau’s follow-up workshop: Different Types of Playful Characters.
Open to beginners and intermediates.
Ages 9 to 99.
*This workshop is recorded (you will receive the video link 48 to 72 hours after the workshop)
Part 1: Classic facial expressions on different types of faces
To begin, Richard will briefly introduce himself. He will then present basic expressions: animal, bird, monster, etc. He’ll provide explanations and guide you through a series of drawing exercises to create the basic structures of different types of faces (nose, muzzle, ears, etc.).
Part 2: Working on expressions from different angles
In Part 2, you’ll learn how to create a face in different angles, while giving it emotion. You’ll play with basic drawing techniques to increase the level of emotion in your drawings.
List of materials to bring:
✓ Graphite pencil/ballpoint pen/blue Col-Erase pencil (or other colour)
✓ Eraser (optional)
✓ Pencil sharpener (optional)