Illustration: Swap Your Character's Gender

Illustration: Swap Your Character's Gender

Have you ever wondered how your favorite character would look like as the opposite gender? If you want to learn how to genderswap, this course is for you! Break down gender stereotypes by creating awesome illustrations. Are you in?

About the course

In this course, we’re going to learn about anatomy, about gender shift and, obviously, about the character creation process. Join me and let’s create your own characters both female and male versions!

What project are we going to develop?

We’ll be creating a character from which we’ll get two versions: a woman and a man.

What you’ll learn:

  • Basic female and male anatomy
  • Tips on how to change a character’s gender
  • Looking for references about the pose and outfit
  • Designing and illustrating a female and male version of the same character

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those students with certain knowledge of drawing and for those who want to learn how to create characters, in this case, based on a gender shift. 


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Wacom Cintiq or any graphic tablet
  • Pressure sensitivity
Table of contents


Course Details

Intermediate level 1h 10m 13 lessons 273 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