Free downloadable sample chapter from Creating Stylized Characters. In this chapter, illustrator Max Grecke creates a high-ranking alien villain equipped with a protective armored suit.
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.
For a preview of this book, simply click the pages of the book below.
Gesture & pose
Faces & expressions
The stylization process
Alien explorer by Kenneth Anderson
Teacher by Stephanie Rizo Garcia
Heroic spaceman by Luis Gadea
Fantasy warrior by Enrique Fernández
Cabin boy cat by Shaun Bryant
Alien royalty by Max Grecke