Design your persona,


Draw more than just static characters. Give them movement, expressions, and personality
through our Creative Illustration and Character Design Specialist Course.

Get your characters to dance to the beat of your pen

Learn how to manipulate colors, contours, line art, contrast, shapes, shading, placement,
textures, and negative space to tell a story and give your character life.
  • Figure and gesture drawing
  • Creating balance in your colors, contrast, line weight, and backgrounds
  • Establishing your designs in relation to the page, story, and other elements
  • Visual communication through your illustrations
  • Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Photoshop
  • Week 1: Creating Volume & Solid Foundation
  • Week 2: Funding the Character through Gesture
  • Week 3: Figure Drawing 1
  • Week 4: Figure Drawing 2
  • Week 5: Design and the Language of Shapes
  • Week 6: Balance in Design
  • Week 7: Building Relationships
  • Week 8: Expressions
  • Week 9: Tonal Focus
  • Week 10: Final Output
  • Individual license to Adobe Photoshop and LYON (learning management system)
  • Access to all recorded sessions, lectures, and course materials
  • Hands-on learning experience
  • 100% online classes
  • Personal mentoring sessions with leading industry professionals
  • Certificate of Completion

  • Tuition Fee: ₱19,000

Why Choose CIIT?

Digitally Enabled Classes
There will be both synchronous and asynchronous classes. While students are encouraged to attend the live video conferences, they will also be recorded and uploaded so students can re-watch their lessons and work on the materials at their own convenience.
Industry Practioner Instructor
To guarantee a quality learning experience, we’ve selected industry practitioners who have had a wide experience in the course and are equipped to teach classes online. Most of them are also tenured Specialist Instructors who have been teaching these classes for years.
Coaching and Mentoring Sessions
Engagement will play a vital role in Specialist Virtual Classes. Hence, students will be given the time for coaching and mentoring sessions with their instructors where they can ask questions, consult regarding projects, or discuss their concerns.
Free Software
Practical learning is still pivotal in our educational approach. You will be given access to software applications that you need to study the course.
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Future Career

For Character Designers & Illustrators

  • Concept Artist
  • Illustrator
  • Graphic Designer
  • Character Designer
  • Comic Creator
  • Animator

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