Character Design: Create Carnival Costumes

Character Design: Create Carnival Costumes

Carnival is almost here and your hands know it! Use them and your designer skills to develop a carnival design and create your own Venetian costume. Throughout the course, we’ll be learning to work with references to create different costume’s designs and present them to the rest of the world. Are you ready to have fun? Take your mask and let’s get started!

About the course

In this course, we’ll learn how to develop and nicely present our own costume based on the Carnival of Venice. And the best part is that what you’ll learn here can be applied to any type of fashion design.  

Which project are we going to develop?

We'll be developing a Venetian costume design using real references to create various designs. 

What you'll learn

  • How to design a Venetian carnival design 
  • Brainstorming 
  • Creating color concepts 
  • Developing and professionally presenting a final design

Who's this course for?

This course is intended for those of you with certain knowledge of anatomic drawing and Photoshop and want to design a costume for a character. 


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Wacom Cintiq or any graphic tablet
  • Pressure sensitivity
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Course Details

Intermediate level 56m 11 lessons 292 users


Adobe Photoshop Adobe Photoshop


Guadalupe Pinos Cañadilla
Guadalupe Pinos Cañadilla
Guadalupe Pinos Cañadilla Teacher

Guada Pinos is an ilustrator and concept artist who studied at ESDIP in Madrid, Spain. She currently works as a freelancer in indie video game development (Bytecore games) and as an illustrator. She loves to create different cool creatures and characters with a cartoon style. To see more check out: https://www.artstation.com/artist/gpinos

To learn more, visit https://www.artstation.com/artist/gpinos