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 07, designers including Steph Laberis and Haley Justice offer valuable lessons, such as how to make impactful changes to your designs through the use of shape language, and transforming animals into memorable and successful characters. Eduardo Vieira composes a quartet of distinctive characters with an intrinsic connection – heavy-metal music! Combatting stereotypes is tackled by Anthony Wheeler, and Jens A. Larsen Aas has advice on strengthening characters through simple stylistic effects.
Discover informative insights into the entertainment industry as Dani Diez, Elsa Chang, and Dirk van Dulmen discuss their creative practices. Meanwhile, Isadora Zeferino and Sheena Dempsey lead us through the fascinating world of the children’s book industry.
Finally, cover illustrator Cécile Carre shares the skills that have propelled her from qualified engineer to accomplished character designer.
Softback 104 pages
Dimensions: 210mm x 270mm
Paper quality: Full-color premium paper pages
Simplicity & impact with Steph Laberis
Meet the artist: Dani Diez
Creating characters for books with Isadora Zeferino
Stylistic design boosters with Jens A. Larsen Aas
Meet the artist: Sheena Dempsey
Story over stereotype with Anthony Wheeler
Stories in animation with Dirk van Dulmen
Know your character with Elsa Chang
Characterful creatures with Haley Justice
Designing a band of characters with Eduardo Vieira