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Is a great story, nice graphics and engaging gameplay enough to formulate a good game? Not at all! Well-designed characters are also an integral part of it. Our 2D Game Characters Design with Inkscape course is all about creating versatile vector characters with Inkspace. This course introduces simple and fast methods to prepare any character for animation. 

If you have a basic knowledge of Inkspace, you can opt for this course. Inkspace is a versatile vector tool which helps to design characters in an easier and faster way. This 2D Game Characters Design with Inkscape course will give a clear understanding of this free software and you’ll learn how to design a game character with this tool from scratch. From teaching you the theory of character design to the techniques of animating your characters, this course will familiarise you with the 6 step character design method.

What you’ll learn

  • Create 2d game characters with Inkscape
  • Evaluate the final character design
  • Prepare the character for animation


  • You need a computer with Inkscape installed.
  • You will need a pencil and paper for sketching!
  • You need to have a basic knowledge of Inkscape! This is not a beginner course!

Who this course is for:

  • Do you need a unique character for your new game? This course is for you!
  • This course is for developers who want to create versatile vector game characters
  • This course is NOT for you if you are an absolute beginner with Inkscape!

Course Curriculum

Introduction and warming up!
Introduction FREE 00:02:00
Warming up create a sword and a shield 00:07:00
The theory of character design
What makes a good character 00:06:00
My proven character design process 00:05:00
Get inspired! 00:05:00
The importance of sketching 00:03:00
Color theory in character design 00:07:00
Character proportion basics 00:05:00
Game character animation in Inkscape
Robot character blueprint 00:12:00
Animation in Inkscape – Part 1. 00:07:00
Animation in Inkscape – Part 2. 00:10:00
Design characters in Inscape
Ninja character blueprint 00:16:00
Skeleton warrior character blueprint 00:12:00
RPG warrior character blueprint – Part 1. 00:13:00
RPG warrior character blueprint – Part 2. 00:13:00
RPG warrior character blueprint – Part 3. 00:17:00
Additional tips and tricks about character design
Modular character 00:05:00


This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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