Character Design from the Ground Up

Cover of the book, Character Design from the Ground Up.

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Published by: CRC Press


3.83, based on 6 reviews.

All stories have characters. Whether it's a film, game, or comic book, all characters need to be designed. Character design has become a distinct discipline in the entertainment industry, and character designers are employed by film and game companies across the globe to bring life to scripts and ideas.

In this book, illustrator and character designer Kevin Crossley provides a complete overview of character design. Starting with the basics of materials, equipment, and software, Crossley will explain the processes professional character designers follow to develop characters for film, games, and illustration. From ideas and thumbanils, anatomy and reference, through effective drawing, 3D mock-ups and full turnarounds, this book covers how a character designer works to achieve professional results.

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About Jonny Duddle

Jonny Duddle has been a concept artist for Aardman Animations and created fantastic illustrations for fiction and novelty books, including ALIENOLOGY. He wrote and illustrated THE PIRATE CRUNCHER. Jonny Duddle lives in Buxton, England.
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