Character Design: An introductionMore Like This
Arvalis-2012 by arvalis
What does 'Character Design' mean?
The character design is the process which comes after the characterisation and consists in defining the character through his/her physical appearance.
We need to consider a character as a little fictional creature, human or not, that aims to please its creator and the public as well.
While the basic characterization of this fictional creature (his tastes, his fears, his behaviors) may take a little mental effort, as it is a sort of list of emotions, facts and feelings that come and go in the life of a character, the process of visual realization of this creature may not be as simple. That's why many writers and characters creators prefer to rely on experienced hands.
Also many of the mental aspects of the character are not possible to gain by using 'static' visual medium. For 'static' I mean all the illustrations and drawings unable to tell a
HANAGUMORI TUT : DONEHANAGUMORI TUTORIALMore Like This
ENGLISH VERSION IS NOW ONLINE. French version coming soon.
Sorry for the delay but my Photoshop crashed several time and so did flash, I lost many hours of work and this really started getting on my nerves so I took a break yesterday.
French version will be available at the end of the week
Hey there, I recently wrote a full small mammal photography tutorial for the ones who would be interested in how I take my ratties shots.
Here it is
It basically explains how to set the "mini-studio", help your model feel comfortable and edit your shots. As it might help with paintings too (the editing techniques), I thought it would be nice to post it here aswell.
I used similar techniques here :