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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 06

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    Issue 06 features a range of exciting artists and character designers to awaken your creativity! Self-taught artist Amanda MacFarlane discusses her engaging designs, Floriane Marchix chats to us about visual development on animated feature films, and James A. Costillo talks about the skills needed to become a successful Art Director. In this issue’s tutorials, comic artist Ivan Shavrin explains how to distinguish conflicting characters in a scene, Hollie Mengert creates a trio of characters featuring both contrast and cohesion, and Tata Che shows how a character can develop and adapt throughout a life span. Also in this issue you can find professional design tips from artists including Julia Christians, Luis Gadea, and Victoria Kosheleva. Plus, our incredible cover artist, Lois van Baarle (Loish), discusses her life and work as a freelance artist and shows the progress of creating this spectacular cover artwork!
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  • FREE MAGAZINE - Total Issue 04 (Download Only)

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    Issue 04 of Total magazine returns to the theme of anatomy, including features on basic form and proportions, how to prepare for a life drawing session, the structure of the human skull, and more!
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  • FREE MAGAZINE - Total Issue 03 (Download Only)

    Issue 03 of Total magazine focuses on the theme of characters, including tutorials from Randy Bishop, Denis Zilber, and Brun Croes to help you hone your character design skills. So, get stuck in and see what characters we can help you create in the issue!
  • Beyond Art Fundamentals

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    Building on the foundations set by the popular Art Fundamentals book, Beyond Art Fundamentals shows artists how to take their work a step beyond techniques and mechanics. A memorable, unique image requires more than just accurate anatomy and choosing the right tools, after all! This impressive volume offers in-depth guidance on conveying mood and emotion and improving your images’ storytelling through composition, character details, and atmosphere. Beyond Art Fundamentals is an ideal book both for hobbyists and new artists wanting to add extra depth to their work, as well as for skilled illustrators looking for a spark of new inspiration.
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  • Beginner's Guide to Comic Art: Characters

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    Start your journey to comic success and delve into the processes behind great comic art, learning the traditional and digital tools of the trade. From inking and coloring to anatomy and poses, you’ll discover everything there is to know about creating impressive characters for comic art. The comprehensive introductory chapters will show you how to choose the right tools for your work and help you to develop an understanding of the essential skills every aspiring comic artist needs.
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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 05 - SOLD OUT!

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    Inside issue 05 is a host of extraordinary character designers including Kun Vic and Paul Schoeni, who share the secrets of their successful careers. John Loren illuminates the subject of lighting, while Dung Ho leads a fast and effective warm-up exercise. Tutorials packed with practical ways to improve your character design include Guilherme Franco’s guide to depicting fury with impact, James A. Castillo’s engaging circus troupe, and Alexandra Frantseva’s multi-genre ninja-warrier concept. Ester Conceicao deals with anthropomorphism, while Kévin Roualland reveals how to develop an authentic fantasy character. Plus, Beatrice Blue’s enchanting cover design is broken down to show how she tells a story within a single scene!
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  • Character Design Quarterly issue 04 - SOLD OUT!

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    Issue 04 features the work of talented professional character designers including Christophe Jacques, Stephanie Rizo Garcia, and Nikolas Ilic. Kacey Lynn demonstrates how to design a character for a fairytale, Guille Rancel explores ways to depict pride, and Jeremy Hoffman creates an aged polar warrior with a twist. In this issue’s interviews, Karoline Pietrowski and Kenneth Anderson share insights into their working lives, and Luis Gadea shares his advice and experience on developing a successful character design career. Plus, learn how to design characters specifically for children with Jeff Harvey, and discover the art and passions of Pernille Ørum, the artist behind this issue’s fantastic cover!
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  • Masters of Sketching - SOLD OUT!

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    Sketching is a versatile medium used by artists of all backgrounds and disciplines, from the old Renaissance Masters to modern concept artists today. Learning from other artists is one of the best things you can do to improve your own technique, and it is with this in mind that Masters of Sketching brings you a wide range of inspiring sketches and insightful pearls of wisdom from twenty incredible artists. Through fascinating and unique step-by-step breakdowns, these master sketchers share how they approach and think about their sketching process, making this book an impressive compendium for any artist who wants to expand their creative horizons.

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