Character Design Quarterly is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques to professional illustrators, artists, and character design enthusiasts worldwide.
Inside issue 05 is a host of extraordinary character designers including Kun Vic and Paul Schoeni, who share the secrets of their successful careers. John Loren illuminates the subject of lighting, while Dung Ho leads a fast and effective warm-up exercise.
Tutorials packed with practical ways to improve your character design include Guilherme Franco’s guide to depicting fury with impact, James A. Castillo’s engaging circus troupe, and Alexandra Frantseva’s multi-genre ninja-warrior concept. Ester Conceicao deals with anthropomorphism, while Kévin Roualland reveals how to develop an authentic fantasy character.
Plus, Beatrice Blue’s enchanting cover design is broken down to show how she tells a story within a single scene!
Softback 104 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm
Paper quality: Full-color premium paper pages
For a preview of this book, simply click the pages of the book below.
Behind the cover art: Beatrice Blue
Meet the artist: Kun Vic
Lighting to enhance your storytelling by John Loren
Character through costume by Alexandra Frantseva
Tennis-playing tiger by Ester Conceicao
Furious pharaoh by Guilherme Franco
Four-word characterization by Dung Ho
Stylizing real people by Kévin Roualland
Meet the artist: Paul Schoeni
Characters with a common theme by James A. Castillo