Character Design

Lesson Plan Published 5/19/14 Last updated on 6/8/17

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.

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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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 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: 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