Ahmed Ali Moselhi
Art & Design Researcher

Character Design

Lesson Plan Published 5/19/14 Last updated on 8/14/18

Here is a lesson about character design for animation, it is one of lessons from Animation concepts' course. This lesson will give the basic concept lines to create impressive and unique characters. Student will study Omani-Culture as an influence for character design. By the end of the course, students will be able to illustrate their own character based on requirements of story.

  • Audition

    Audio recording, mixing, and restoration.

  • Adobe Premiere Pro

    Edit media in its native format and create productions for film, TV, and web.

  • Photoshop

    Editing and compositing for photos, web and mobile app designs, 3D artwork, videos, and more.

  • After Effects

    Create motion graphics and visual effects for film, TV, video, and web.

  • Illustrator

    Create beautiful vector art and illustrations.

Age Levels
1+ Week
Creativity and Innovation


01.  Adobe Illustrator CS5 or later.

02.  Adobe Photoshop CS5 or later.

03.  Adobe Flash CS5 or later.

04.  Adobe After Effects CS5 or later.


03.  4 GB Ram Minimum

04.  Graphic Card Minimum 512 MB, support DirectX11 and/or OpenGl 2.

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Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Ahmed Belal

Posted on 11/28/18 9:12:15 PM Permalink

​Thanks for sharing

Rajeev Thekken

Posted on 5/5/18 1:38:02 PM Permalink

​Sir Can you share this in pdf format

Elizabeth Vincent

Posted on 5/6/15 1:49:30 PM Permalink

When I click on the downloads button above it takes me to a coupons.com link

Adobe Education

Posted on 5/6/15 6:20:14 PM Permalink

That is quite strange Elizabeth as I am not having that problem. The link above takes me here: http://aaly.scd.edu.om/animation-concepts/gallery and the two PDFs download properly. Can you clear your cache or try in another browser?

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Colin Byers

Posted on 4/30/15 2:12:39 AM Permalink

Thanks for sharing Ahmed! This is very useful!

Mats Soderberg

Posted on 9/15/14 8:52:16 PM Permalink

Great resource, thanks for sharing!

Tarek Bahaa El Deen

Posted on 6/4/14 4:38:28 PM Permalink

very good resource