ING Creatives 2019

Josh Herman

Character Art Director

About Josh Herman

Former Marvel Art Director, working on films such as The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy 1+2, Dr. Strange, Spider-Man: Homecoming and more, Art Director Josh Herman is a seasoned veteran of the film and gaming industry. He has a passion for creating fun and interesting characters that are known and loved around the world, today!

Josh will share how he went from a college drop out to a professional artist in the entertainment industry and how the challenges he faced gave him his unique skill set.

Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman
Josh Herman

Build Your Own Model Robot

Hosted by: Josh Herman

From Star Wars to Blade Runner, this process taught by Josh Herman of Marvel, called “Kitbashing” will teach you how to assemble your own model robot! Learn the basics of character design, such as creating strong silhouettes, shape repetition and visual rhythms, using model kits and household objects.

5 key takeaways

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  1. Learn to create a robot/mech from scratch!
  2. Brainstorm ideas using existing materials for the design.
  3. Design fundamentals for robot building.
  4. Learn how to pose characters and give them a stance that tells their story.
  5. Find inspiration for your creation in everyday life!
Day 3 - April 13 2019 | 15:30-18:30
$259.00 per person

Storytelling with Marvel-ous Characters

Hosted by: Josh Herman

Telling a fascinating story requires fascinating characters. Former Marvel Art Director, Josh Herman will share with you his ideas on creating characters and the worlds that surround them. You will start by breaking down characters that we all know and love into archetypes and learn how to modify them or get inspiration from them to create our own. Springing off that you will create a world for these characters, brainstorm ideas and dig deep into understanding who these characters are and what makes them tick by role playing them with other characters made in the class.

5 key takeaways

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  1. Learn how to come up with an idea for a new character.
  2. Develop skills to understand what makes a character archetype
  3. Use role play to get inside the characters to help understand them, and help them write their own stories
  4. Develop sense of character vs. creator knowledge and motivation.
  5. Find motivation for characters from everyday life.
Day 3 - April 13 2019 | 18:50-21:50
$0.00 per person
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