Creating Emojis That Sell: The Complete Guide to Cute, Easy, and Profitable Designs



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With iPad and Photoshop
8 Class Projects

It takes about 30 minutes to 2 hours to complete one class project.

  • Create Your Own Character

  • Draw in Multiple Poses

  • Create an Emoji Saying Hi

  • Create an Emoji Crying

  • Create an Emoji Hopping Around

  • Create an Emoji Dancing Joyfully

  • Create an Emoji Twirling Happily

  • Emoji Effects and Text Animations

Skills You’ll Learn

How to Create Your Own Character

You will learn easy and fun ways to create your own character with SHUYA's secret tips and sample files.

How to Design Emojis More Likely to be Approved

You will learn how to properly design emojis using my 'Emoji Design Note'.

How to Draw Emojis in Various Poses

Let's make draft emojis in various poses.

How to Create Animated Emojis

You will learn the A to Z about animation! Make your character come to life.

How to Create Emojis on iPad

Process will be simpler and more efficient if you own an iPad.

How to Create Emojis with Photoshop

You will learn everything about making emojis effectively with Photoshop.

Class Summary

Hello there, my name is SHUYA, and I'm a character designer and emoji artist at Creampuff Studio. I specialize in creating unique and adorable characters, which have been utilized in various forms of media, including social media and merchandise.

One well-crafted character has the potential to bring in a significant amount of revenue and can lead to many opportunities for growth. One of my most successful creations, the "Happy Cream Puff Bunny Shuya" emoji, was loved by countless individuals, and it quickly became a top consumer favorite upon its release. Through my work, I've had the pleasure of collaborating on various projects such as dolls, stationery, figures, exclusive exhibitions, and more. I'm excited to share my pro tips and diverse experiences with you, so that you too can create lovable and profitable characters.

Class Highlights

❶ Anyone Can Create Emojis

Are you a beginner at drawing or uncertain if you have enough time to start? Fear not, creating amazing characters and developing your own emojis is within reach! Even if you've never drawn before, anyone can give it a try! Begin by using a pencil and paper, a medium that is familiar to everyone. As you learn the basics of character development, you can move on to digital tools that make drawing easier. I, too, was a beginner at one point, and I created my emojis during my spare time - usually an hour or two each day after work.

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Don't let inexperience or a lack of time hold you back. Take the plunge and begin creating your own unique characters and emojis today. With a bit of effort and practice, you can create amazing content and earn a profit from your creative talents.

❷ Unlock SHUYA's Secret Tips

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As a beginner, creating characters and emojis can be challenging. But, with my extensive experience in character design and emoji artistry, I can teach you how to easily draw and turn your characters into emojis. I'll share tips and show you examples, guiding you through each step of the process. With exclusive access to my emoji design notebook, character design and posing samples, and more, you'll have all the resources you need to start creating your own emojis today!

❸ Elevate Your Emoji Designs with Smooth Animation

In this class, you'll learn how to create smooth and lively animations for your characters. By mastering the basic principles of character movement and applying them to your own designs, you'll be able to upgrade your animations to the next level.

Just take a look at the difference between the two images - both are animated, but the one on the right moves with more fluidity and energy thanks to the addition of just two more frames. Whether you're a beginner or have some animation experience, join me in this class and I'll share all my tips for developing your animation skills.

❹ Find the Perfect Tool for You

In this class, you'll learn how to create emojis on either iPad (using Procreate) or PC (using Photoshop+Tablet). You can choose the tool that suits you best.

  • Procreate: It is a simple drawing program that allows you to draw directly on the screen, making it an excellent option for beginners.
  • Photoshop: It is a powerful tool used for creating animations and videos, and it has several features that other tools lack, such as the ability to fine-tune the frame rate and use an image sorting function.



Find Out Fun and Easy Ways to Create Emojis!


Prepare for Making Emojis!


Design Emojis


Create a Character


About Digital Drawing Tools


Create Motionless Emojis


Create Animated Emojis


Practical Exercise! Creating Useful Animation


Pitching Your Emoji


Congratulations on Completing the Course!




Hello! I'm SHUYA, a character designer at Cream Puff Studio. I create various content with my cute little unique characters such as Shuya, Meroong, and Ham Chum. I hope you discover the fun of creative activities through this class:)




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