Live character design demo with illustrator Jake Parker

Rabbit Cycle Demo

An in depth look at how to go from initial concept to final image. | taught by Jake Parker
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Hudson Graham

Great to watch a pro work

Showing the entire process and not cutting out the detours and mistakes is so helpful, love it!

John Marcotte

Lauren C. Daniels

Good Course!

Good context, very detailed. Thank you!!

Hudson Graham

Showing the entire process and not cutting out the detours and mistakes is so helpful, love it!

John Marcotte

Lauren C. Daniels

Good context, very detailed. Thank you!!

Mohammad Sabbagh

Marco Morgado dos Santos

It kicks in your will to make stuff, as it covers a lot of many topics while Jake is making his art. It also shows his direct and very rational/thought and practical approach to the work he is doing. This is helped by the questions Will and Lee dr...

Dorna Diven

Helpful. I really enjoyed seeing how Jake develops a drawing from rough idea to finish.

Josh Henderson

Great work! I learned a lot of gems for digital and traditional illustration from this course. Thanks for sharing the gems.

Carrie Copa

This demo packs in a ton of info! Life advice, tips for starting out, technical details, and of course Jake Parker shows his illustration process. All delivered in an engaging way. This course includes the original 3rd Thursday recording plus a bo...

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Brad Newman

I really enjoyed this walkthrough from start to finish. It's a pleasure to watch Jake work. He talks about many of his techniques and tips while giving some insightful answers to some tough questions about being an artist. Personally I learned som...

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shoyih wu

Great as I wish. Nice course.

Glenn Hibburt

Nice! The art itself and the questions that Jake fielded.

Jake  Parker
Jake Parker

About the instructor

For the last 19 years Jake has worked on everything from animated films to comics to picture books. For several years he worked for Reel FX and Blue Sky Studios on such projects as Horton Hears a Who, Rio, and Epic. He is the creator of the popular Inktober drawing challenge. Jake currently works as an illustrator and cartoonist on children's books and comics. He works out of his home studio in Utah.

In this 2 hour demonstration, Jake will teach you:

- How to sketch an idea out

- How to use reference without copying

- How to take your sketch to final art

- Time saving Photoshop tips

- Coloring techniques

- Shadowing Techniques

Jake also answers questions from artists about everything from social media tips to how to support yourself as an artist.

It's a lot of fun, and packed with good info. 

Course Contents

4 Videos
1 Download
2.0 hrs