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  • Creating Stylized Animals

    Creating Stylized Animals: How to design compelling real and imaginary animal characters Almost everybody, artist or not, can think of a beloved animal character – whether from a cartoon, a movie, a picture book, a comic strip, or even a cereal box! From the dawn of art to the latest feature-length animation, animals never fail to engage us. Follow in the pawprints of professional artists in this beginner-friendly guide, and you’ll be creating your own fun, memorable animal characters in no time.
    Incl. Tax: $41.15

  • Character Design Quarterly issue 16

    This vibrant issue features a wealth of extraordinary talent, and kicking things off is the dreamy cover created by digital illustrator and visual development artist Devin Elle Kurtz. Inside, she talks to us about her breakthrough into the animation industry, then provides an in-depth tutorial revealing how she creates her stunning, mood-filled artwork. We also take a step into the world of gaming with character art director Chris Palamara, who takes us through the unique challenges and opportunities of creating characters for videogames, and we speak to the founder and director of Taiko Studios about the joy of bringing international cultures together in their work. Open the cover to discover all this and much more in the magical world of character design.
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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 15

    Issue 15 is unashamedly packed with romance, magic, and fantasy. You’ll discover an incredible cast of characters, each with their own striking story, direct from the imaginations of world-renowned professional artists. First we speak to Bobby Chiu, who created our enchanting cover, about the studio and online art school he founded with the talented Kei Acedera. Next, dive into comprehensive tutorials from talented creators, featuring personal advice as well as top technical tips. We also speak to Rayner Alencar of Miralumo and Oona Holtane of Netflix Animation Studios, about their work and thoughts on the animation industry, and share some of their inspiring artwork. All this, plus some bonus features with yet more invaluable insights into character design technique, makes for another jam-packed issue.
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  • Fundamentals of Creature Design

    Fundamentals of Creature Design: How to create successful concepts using functionality, anatomy, color, shape & scale Every monster, alien, and fantasy beast seen on screen and in games emerges from the imaginations of talented concept artists. This book unlocks that world to reveal the must-have skills behind creating compelling creatures. From applying knowledge of anatomy and evolution, to establishing clever workflows, everything you need is in this comprehensive creature-design toolkit.
    Incl. Tax: $41.15

  • Human Head Anatomy: Planes of the Head (Download Only)

    Understanding the planes of the head is a valuable tool for any artist who wants to create well-proportioned and recognizable faces. This eBook approaches the human head from a planar perspective to help you quickly capture its major anatomical landmarks.
    Incl. Tax: $8.22

  • Human Head Anatomy: Defining Structure (Download Only)

    In order to create realistic and recognisable portraits and sculptures, it is vital that artists become familiar with the human skull. This eBook introduces the skull's basic proportions and the muscle structure under the surface of the face.
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  • 3dtotal Anatomy: Male mini bust

    Sculpted for 3dtotal by Dan Crossland, the mini bust allows you to see and understand the muscles of the head and neck from all angles, in a handy size perfect for your desktop.
    Incl. Tax: $27.44

  • Human Head Anatomy: Stylization (Download Only)

    Join three talented artists (Pablo Muñoz Gómez, Sylwia Bomba and Abigail Larson) as they explore key expressions and demonstrate how emotion can be manifested in varying and subtle ways.
    Incl. Tax: $8.22

  • Human Head Anatomy: Expressions & Emotions (Download Only)

    Facial muscles are responsible for forming all the expressions we make. This eBook explores the key movements involved for different emotions, helping you translate these to your own artwork to ensure your character expressions are accurate and relatable.
    Incl. Tax: $8.22

  • 3dtotal Anatomy: Feline figure

    A cat is an animal that is so regularly seen that its anatomy can be easily misunderstood. Use our half-écorché/half-skin feline figure to study its musculature and surface variations and apply that knowledge to your own imaginative designs. Ideal for both 2D and 3D artists across all mediums, our animal anatomy figures will help build your confidence when it comes to creating unique and authentic designs – the perfect tool for any creature artist.



    Incl. Tax: $123.49

  • 3dtotal Anatomy: Canine figure

    Forming the basis of a ferocious beast or a cute quadruped, a firm understanding of a dog’s anatomy is invaluable to any creature designer. With the half-écorché/half-skin canine figure you can study the musculature in three dimensions and compare it against the surface variations of the skin, allowing you to add that all-essential element of believability to your designs. Develop a fundamental understanding of canine muscle definition beyond that offered by photo reference and made challenging by a fidgeting companion. The canine figure is ideal for beginner artists taking their first steps in creature design as well as advanced professionals looking for a reliable and cost-effective reference figure.


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  • Character Design Collection: Heroines - PRE-ORDER!

    Delve into the popular and competitive world of heroine design as 50 of the world’s finest character artists from the fields of animation, illustration, comics, and games share a behind-the-scenes look at their stunning sketchbook pages. A range of styles and genres are explored, including classic comic book superheroines and magical princesses, plus historical, fantasy, and sci-fi heroines from across time and space. From concept sketches and initial thumbnails, to emotions and expressions, outfit variations, and an engaging chosen design, artists share their previously unseen explorations alongside expert advice for crafting compelling heroine designs. Further pages explore action and pose – a library of dynamic sketches with invaluable basic-shape overlays, offering a revealing collection of each artist’s ideas and experiments.
    Incl. Tax: $34.29

  • Design characters for environments (Download Only)

    When designing characters for entertainment, it's an artist's job to describe the effects of the character's environment through their characteristics, garments, and props. This e-book shows how to craft a variety of characters for some unique worlds, discussing the considerations for each that lead to the design decisions made. The result is a collection of concepts ready for any 3D Modeler or Art Director!
    Incl. Tax: $13.65

  • 3DCreative: Issue 049 - September 2009 (Download Only)

    We're mid-way through our four current tutorial series right now, with part three of our Next-Gen Character Creation tutorial series where this month, Joseph Harford gets to finishing up the high-poly modeling in ZBrush in preparation for the next step: mapping and unwrapping (coming next month). So follow Joseph on the last leg of his ZBrush sculpting journey in this issue, before we invite Gavin Goulden, James Busby and John Hayes back to the party next month to take us into the other software versions - 3ds Max, Maya, LightWave and modo/

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