PLEASE NOTE: This issue is sold out and with no current plan to get it reprinted.
Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is an exciting new print magazine for illustrators, artists, animators and character art enthusiasts. Releasing four times a year, this unique, engaging magazine offers inspirational and educational articles, tutorials and interviews from top industry professionals specifically geared to helping artists of all skill levels hone their character designs and improve their workflow.
Issue 01 features tutorials from incredible artists Max Grecke, Brett Bean, Simone Grünewald, and Shaun Bryant, plus advice from CreatureBox who created this issue’s amazing cover art. Disney character designer Amanda Jolly shares her advice for career success and the multi-award-winning animation studio Blue Zoo give an inside view of their dynamic studio. Lois van Baarle (Loish), Avner Geller, and Randy Bishop also share top tips for refining character designs, and much more!
Softback 104 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm
Paper quality: Full colour premium paper pages
For a preview of this book, simply click the pages of the book below.
Behind the cover art: CreatureBox
Designing Monomyth by Randy Bishop
Meet the artist: Amanda Jolly
Gerald the small giant by Max Grecke
Exaggerating emotions by Lois van Baarle, a.k.a. Loish
Unicorn Slayer by Avner Geller
Capturing a character’s essence by Simone Grünewald
Pirate characters by Tristan Poulain
The octopus at Rock Bottom farm by Brett Bean
Studio Profile: Blue Zoo
Happy whimsical monster by Shaun Bryant