Designing Characters in Moho Pro by Chad Troftgruben

Designing Characters in Moho Pro

Design a character from scratch using Moho's Draw tools!

3.5 hours of learning content for building a Moho character from scratch

While Moho is known for animation, it has a wide range of design tools that can be useful for creating artwork. Vectors are nice due to their flexibility with animation and inability to degrade in quality when blowing up the design. Moho can design still art or complex objects and characters for animation.
In this course you will learn all about designing a character for animation in Moho, including:
  • Importing a sketch
  • The Add Point Tool to morph and shape various parts
  • The Curvature tool for creating nice curves and bends
  • Building a head, hair, body, limbs and more
  • Applying line details to maximize appeal
  • Applying shades and highlights to breathe life into the rig
  • Building and masking eyes and mouth for easy animation later on
  • Other tips and tricks to help you succeed in designing characters in Moho Pro
What you’ll learn
  • Assemble a workflow for designing Moho characters for graphic design or animation
Are there any course requirements or prerequisites?
  • A copy of Moho Pro 12 or later
Who this course is for:
  • Students looking to design characters with vector tools
  • Beginners looking to learn Moho
  • Designers looking for a crash course in Moho's Draw tools

What's included?

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Contents

Downloadable Source Files
Designing_Characters_Moho_Files.zip
17.2 MB
Welcome!
What You Will Learn in this Course
3 mins
Sketching a Character
2 mins
Importing Sketch into Moho
3 mins
Designing the Head Pieces
Designing the Head Base
13 mins
Designing and Masking Eyes
10 mins
Drawing Eyebrows
4 mins
Drawing the Hair
8 mins
Designing the Ponytail
4 mins
Drawing and Masking the Mouth
7 mins
Drawing the Body
Designing the Neck and Shirt
11 mins
Drawing the Coat
5 mins
Drawing the Pelvis and Cat Belt Buckle
8 mins
Drawing the Front Arm
5 mins
Drawing the Front Leg
4 mins
Drawing the Front Ankle and Foot
7 mins
Drawing the Hands
4 mins
Adding More Line Work and Details
Adding in Hair and Face Lines
12 mins
Detailing the Ponytail
5 mins
Drawing Shirt Design
7 mins
Drawing and Masking Coat Details
12 mins
Detailing the Pelvis
3 mins
Drawing Arm Details
4 mins
Adding Shades and Highlights
Shading the Head and Hair
15 mins
Shading the Coat
11 mins
Shading the Pelvis and Limbs
10 mins
Highlighting the Head and Hair
10 mins
Highlighting the Coat, Pelvis and Limbs
10 mins
Duplicating the Front Limbs
4 mins
Wrapping Up
Ensuring Line Width Consistency
8 mins
Polishing Up Line Work
13 mins
Polishing Up Hands
10 mins
Comparing Design to the Original
2 mins
Final Thoughts
2 mins

Premium Animation Lessons and Files

Lessons and assets for Moho/Anime Studio Pro, Character Animator, After Effects, Animate and Procreate