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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 08

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    "Exceptional magazine" - Casey, 22 May 2019
    " I picked this issue up due to Max Ulichney and Nicholas Kole being featured. As my first Character Design Quarterly issue, I was extremely impressed with the print quality and the advice contained within. The variety of artists and information is comprehensive as well as engaging, and clearly helpful. I hope CDQ continues to publish issues and doesn't go under like Graphite! "
    Issue 08 is teeming with fantastic original content from talented international designers. Peek inside the fascinating creative practices of Max Ulichney and Nicholas Kole, and meet the man behind the stunning cover art; Ramón Nunez. As you dive deeper into this issue, you will grasp how to effectively guide the viewer to increase readability like Dave Bardin and jump into drawing successful dynamic action poses with César Vergara. Discover award-winning designer Nikolas Ilic’s reimagining of a classic pirate captain while Alexander Cho reveals the power of color and its ability to dramatically alter the mood of your designs. And finally, to complete our exhilarating journey, explore the adrenaline-fueled dinosaur universe created by Toni Reyna for his informative tutorial on devising unique related characters.
    Incl. Tax: $14.17

  • Character Design Quarterly issue 07

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    "Good!" - AJ, 20 January 2019
    " As always is a very nice book with interesting interviews and insights! For me it's a nice way to discover new artists since I'm not very handy with internet research, and also a way to rediscovers those that I already know. "
    Inside issue 07, designers including Steph Laberis and Haley Justice offer valuable lessons, such as how to make impactful changes to your designs through the use of shape language, and transforming animals into memorable and successful characters. Eduardo Vieira composes a quartet of distinctive characters with an intrinsic connection – heavy-metal music! Combatting stereotypes is tackled by Anthony Wheeler, and Jens A. Larsen Aas has advice on strengthening characters through simple stylistic effects. Discover informative insights into the entertainment industry as Dani Diez, Elsa Chang, and Dirk van Dulmen discuss their creative practices. Meanwhile, Isadora Zeferino and Sheena Dempsey lead us through the fascinating world of the children’s book industry. Finally, cover illustrator Cécile Carre shares the skills that have propelled her from qualified engineer to accomplished character designer.
    Incl. Tax: $14.17

  • Sketching from the Imagination: Creatures & Monsters

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    "I am very satisfied with this book." - Hayner, 10 October 2019
    " I am very satisfied with this book. Each page is interesting and educational. "
    Explore this volume in the popular Sketching from the Imagination series, dedicated to the fascinating field of creature design. Fictional beasts are an endless source of fuel for entertainment and the imagination, whether in epic myths and classic literature, or horror movies and fantasy games. From pencil sketches of aliens and dinosaurs, to digital doodles of dragons and mermaids, this book gathers together the work of 50 artists whose creations are sure to inspire and delight.
    Incl. Tax: $25.75

  • FREE CHAPTER - Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Robots, Vehicles & Sci-fi Concepts

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    Free downloadable sample chapter from Beginner's Guide to Sketching: Robots, Vehicles & Sci-fi Concepts
    Incl. Tax: Free!

  • Character Design Quarterly issue 10

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    Within the pages of issue 10, discover an array of enthralling artwork, interviews, and tutorials from some of the industry’s best international artists. Learn how to redesign classic characters in an in-depth tutorial by Ioana Sopov as she demonstrates how to update the evil queen character trope. And if you’re looking to create a journal of ideas for future projects, Jose Ciceraro shares tools, techniques, and mindsets for keeping a sketchbook. For aspirational experience, advice, and masterful artwork, read interviews with skillful concept artist, Haimeng Cao and whimsical designer and illustrator, Kelsey Buzzell. Plus, catch critically acclaimed artist and illustrator, Tom Booth, talking about his varied career and enchanting cover art.
    Incl. Tax: $14.17

  • Beginner's Guide to Fantasy Drawing

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    Delve into the enchanting world of dragons, wizards, and warriors with this dynamic introduction to creating fantasy concepts. Learn how experienced artists craft magical characters and mythical creatures with easy-to-follow step-by-step guides, insightful tips, and art theory made simple.
    Incl. Tax: $19.31

  • Character Design Quarterly issue 09

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    Within the pages of issue 09, discover an array of enthralling artwork, interviews, and tutorials from some of the industry’s best international artists. Study an in-depth tutorial by Jefrain Gallipoli and learn to effectively develop a character whose appearance perfectly encapsulates the feeling of amazement. If you are looking to begin with the basics, listen to Tom Hänni as he speaks the language of shape, and offers tips on how to loosen up and get started. For aspirational experience, advice, and masterful artwork, peruse interviews with versatile creator, Patrick Schoenmaker, imaginative children’s book illustrator, Lina Dūdaitė, and renowned Disney veteran, Armand Serrano.
    Incl. Tax: $14.17

  • Woven & Worn

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    Woven & Worn offers a fascinating insight into the approaches of innovative craftspeople from around the globe as they create environmentally conscious clothing in a bid to protect the planet from the effects of a throwaway industry. Marking a revival of the make-do-and-mend era, Woven & Worn showcases the variety of materials and processes used to craft wearables with both longevity and soul. Within this book, talented artisan makers such as weavers, dressmakers, dyers, and knitters give consumers the power to repair the frayed fabric of the fashion industry and embrace the energetic campaign for a sustainable circular economy.

    Incl. Tax: $25.75

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