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Illustrated Character Design Workshop 


FREE resources available and sent straight to your email!


Created by the amazingly talented professional illustration artist Rhea Wilson-Wright.

This free workshop series will give you learning illustration techniques and methods to bring your drawn characters to life!


​This workshop took place every Monday starting from the 

1st February until 1st March 2021. 

A new bundle of easy-to-follow activity sheets were added each week to

help create your very own illustrated character!


Be sure to share your progress and tag us on our social media!

Using the hashtags!

#royaloakccworkshop

#rhealeyworkshop

#royaloakcharacters

Rhea Ley Illustrations

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Rhea Ley Illustrations

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Week 1 - Artist Study


This workshop is about looking at the concept art from films and games. The study of the artist's process, researching for inspiration.   

Draw from life, share feedback with fellow artists, your individual style and adapt your work to new processes. 

What you will receive


Character Design and Development

Exercise 1 - Artist Study

Example 2 - The Naughty Dog Studios 

Illustration 101 - The Basics

Material Information 

References and Disclaimers

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Week 2 - Character Concepts


This workshop is about starting your character design. 


Is your character human? An animal? Or a combination of both?


This week, Rhea explains how to explore who your character is and how to create different versions of your character through simple adjustments such as clothing or posture.

What you will receive


Exercise 2 - Thinking of your Character

Exercise 3 - Thumbnails and Pose Sheets

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Week 3 - Character Emotions


This workshop is about using a grid system to help you formulate emotions in your character. By using your own face and video guides, this activity will help you shape the expressions of everyday emotions with your character.

What you will receive


Exercise 4 - Emotions

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Week 4 - Getting to Know Your Character


This workshop is about building your character's story and the world they live in. There are so many possibilities for creating some truly unique aspects about your character and how they interact with their surroundings!

What you will receive


Exercise 5 - Getting to know your character

Character Questionnaire

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Week 5 - Character in Settings


This is the final instalment of Rhea's fantastic series for creating a unique and dynamic illustrated character.


This week focuses on exploring how different settings can affect your character's personality and interactions. Will your character behave the same way in a forest as they would in a city?

What you will receive


Exercise 6 - part 1 and 2 

Characters in Settings


By entering your details below, you will receive an email from us containing lessons and activity sheets for Weeks 1 - 5.

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