Delve into the vibrant, exciting world of character design with Creating Stylized Characters! Join professional illustrators, animators, and comic artists as they demonstrate how to exaggerate form and proportion. Sharing in-depth and industry-informed knowledge of creating fun and memorable characters, this book teaches essential creative skills that are applicable to both digital and traditional media. Learn how to design exciting heroes, villains, and monsters, as well as about key concepts such as gesture, color, poses, and expressions.
This beginner-friendly book delves into the industry-essential aspects of the character development process, from real-world research, to thumbnailing, to exploring different genres, personalities, and styles. With multi-faceted tutorials and an introduction to key concepts such as gesture, color, and expressions, follow the character development process with six talented artists and learn how they turn an initial base character into interesting variants while maintaining the original character's core attributes.
Each chapter is broken down into in-depth steps, giving you an insight into how character designers work in the entertainment industry, and the creative decisions that go into making a brilliant and unique character.
Product details Softback 264 pages Dimensions: 210mm x 260mm Paper quality: Full-color premium paper pages ISBN: 978-1-909414-74-7