Posts Tagged: character design tips

 
The Mentor Experiment: Silhouettes and Animal Anatomy: Part 1

For the past several weeks we have been looking at drawing humans. This week we turn our attention to creature design, by way of silhouettes. Many of the fantastical creatures …

 
Mentor Experiment: Week 5: Barry’s Critique

(Click the image above to embiggen.) Barry’s work is continuing to improve and I’m excited to see his weekly progress. There are two main areas Barry needs to target when …

 
The Mentor Experiment: Week 5: Arms and Hands!

This week, we’re going to look at drawing hands. Hands are incredibly expressive and add a great deal to a character’s pose and attitude. Hands can be complicated to draw …

 
Mentor Experiment: Head Design

This week we’ll look at heads. Heads come in all shapes and sizes, it’s up to us to find a method to break the shape down into a basic form. …

 
Mentor Experiment: Week 3: Barry’s Critique

Above are my visual notes for Barry’s third assignment, focusing on body proportions. I think Barry did a solid job making the silhouettes for the characters read, by incorporating props …

 
Mentor Experiment: Body Proportions

The task for this week is to understand how exaggerating body proportions can emphasize certain physical attributes of a character. Exaggerating body proportions of a character not only adds visual …