Alive Character Design
Published by CYPI
176 pages, Softcover
10 1/2'' X 8 1/4'' (267 x 210 mm)
350 color illustrations, English
Out of stock
Follow this lively and entertaining book as it illuminates the basics of effective character design. Whether male or female, animal, monster or alien — certain rules apply that animate the figure and elevate it from a two-dimensional plane.
Knowledge of anatomy and proportion provides a framework and is crucial to attaining a convincing characterization. Facial expressions and body language complement the whole, conveying emotion and intention through subtle nuances of line and form.
Utilizing a broad assortment of sketches and finished illustrations, the fundamentals of process are revealed — from the divergent contours of gender to the anthropomorphization of animals, from the constraints of morphology on motion to the effects of environment on new species.
A must for working and would-be animators alike!