Learn how to design action figures with Nate Baertsch

With over 20 years of experience in illustration and toy design, Nate Baertsch takes you through the steps of designing an action figure from the ground up. In this class Nate deconstructs complex design problems into basic, understandable components.

This is a great session for people interested in breaking in to toy design as well as character design. 

In this class you will learn:

  • Toy design shape theory

  • The different phases of toy production

  • How to design characters

  • How to do "turn-arounds"

  • Toy anatomy

  • What are the key joint components of action figures

  • How to get toy design work

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About the Instructor

Nate Baertsch

Instructor

Nate Baertsch

With over 20 years of experience in illustration and toy design, Nate Baertsch has worked on everything from toy design for Masters of the Universe to comic book covers. Nate lives in Utah with his wife and kids.

Course curriculum

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    Curriculum

    • Designing Action Figures Video

Reviews

It was very informative

Rose Frillman-Meredith

It was very imformative. I was mostly surprised at how many different ways an artist could make money in the action figure toy field. Really expanded my narr...

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It was very imformative. I was mostly surprised at how many different ways an artist could make money in the action figure toy field. Really expanded my narrow way of thinking when it comes to the different ways to sell your art. When I think of how many times I've picked up toys for a reference pieces. This course made sense. I was glad i watched it. More than anything it made me hopeful.

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Super!

Fynn M'Llyr

Great presentation! Informative, interesting, and succinct.

Great presentation! Informative, interesting, and succinct.

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Enjoyable and informative

Mohammad Sabbagh

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