Welcome to the launch of the brand-new design series from 3dtotal Publishing.
Character Design Collection combines expert visual tutorials with pages of inspirational pose explorations by the best artists.
The first book in the series, Character Design Collection: Heroines, features 25 of the world’s finest character artists from the fields of animation, illustration, comics, games, and more. Each demonstrates step-by-step how they create a heroine. From concept and research to shape language, colour and costume, they present their professional thought process from start to finish.
Further pages explore action and pose a library of vibrant sketches offering a revealing collection of each artist’s ideas and experiments. From Disney princesses and manga protagonists, to comic-book anti-heroines and computer-game conquerors, a range of styles are explored.
Readers of all abilities and media, from students working in mixed media to experienced designers employing a digital workflow, will benefit from this visually led approach. A resource of basic outlines is the catalyst to put this learning and inspiration immediately to work.
25 professional artists, 25 unique heroines, and 25 inspirational libraries of poses, packed into 264 breathtaking pages. Character Design Collection is set to be the essential new series for all character designers and artists.