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The Art of Character Illustration (Live Virtual Classroom)

Whether you are a complete beginner or intermediate at character drawing, this is a great course to learn the core fundamentals in drawing and sketching characters. This class explores the various methodology of creating character illustrations which includes conceptualization, visual references and visual research.

Method of Teaching

This is a live instructor-led online learning with hands on activities, student sharing and Q&A. This class will use Zoom as main application for meeting and Autodesk Sketchbook Pro (free) as the drawing medium.

Course Outline
Session/Day Lessons


  • PCCI Anywhere Orientation
  • Mindset and Expectations
  • Importance of Visual References and Research
  • Multidisciplinary aspects of illustration
  • Sketchbook Pro Basics
  • Rough Sketching your ideas


Solid Drawing
  • What is Solid Drawing
  • What is Solid Drawing
  • Character in Standing Position


Simplified Human Anatomy
  • Head
  • Torso
  • Hands & Feet
  • Arms & Legs
  • Basic Proportions
  • Full Body
  • Character Turnaround


Facial Expressions and Poses
  • Conveying Emotions of a Character
  • Facial Expressions
  • Poses
  • Foreshortening


Concept Art and Portfolio-Building
  • Color Rendering
  • Concept Art-Making
  • Project Presentation

Students must have the following: Zoom application, stable internet connection and Sketchbook Pro (free to download). Preferably the student also has a working stylus or a graphics pen tablet. For more details, check our ONLINE TRAINING FAQs.

Dates Time
July 22, 24, 27, 29, 31 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
night class
Payment Options

There are several ways to pay:

Online bank transfer or bank deposit

  • any Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in favor of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging Inc, S/A 1-249-91545-5; or
  • any Banco de Oro (BDO) branch, in favor of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging Inc, S/A 00429-0078357.


Online payment via PayPal. (Please click here)





PhP 5,000 inclusive of VAT.

A student who has registered to our physical classes may avail of online classes instead. The difference in fees will be converted to store credits or applied to other online classes that he might want to attend.

Includes materials & e-certificate at the end of the class.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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