Fantasy Illustration - Costume

Explore costume design in different fantasy realms and design some epic clothing for your characters.
Emma B.
17 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 2 learners
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55 minutes

per class

Twice per week

over 2 weeks


year olds


learners per class

per learner - per class

How does aMulti-Daycourse work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

- Students will understand how costume affects our perception of a character.
- Students will have basic fashion history knowledge in order to draw inspiration for their fantasy designs.
- Students will feel confident drawing fantasy costumes.
I've been a costume designer for film for four years, often in the fantasy genre. I've been illustrating fantasy costumes as a hobbyist since high school and have a solid working knowledge of costume construction and costume history.
Students will be creating their own designs in this class and some of that work will need to be done outside of class time. Everyone works at a different pace, so the time spent outside of class will depend on the individual.
You will need - 
- A good dose of creativity and a ready-to-learn attitude!
- Some drawing supplies: a pencil, eraser, and paper, or digital workspace.
- Coloring tools. (Whatever you like best; colored pencil, watercolor, acrylic paint, markers, crayons, etc.)
1 hour 50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
I feel that a fantasy costume class that doesn't address the very revealing and unrealistic armor often designed for female characters would be incomplete. We will touch on this and discuss why it might be problematic and what it's supposed to tell us about those characters. Please feel free to contact me if you're uncomfortable with this.


Emma B.
Lives in the United States
Artist, Writer, Costume Designer
17 total reviews
30 completed classes

About Me

Hello! I am a writer and artist. The subjects I'm most passionate about are Digital Art, Costume Design, and Creative Writing. I've worked on independent films as a wardrobe coordinator/costume designer and won amateur awards for my artwork and... 
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