CHARACTER DESIGN OVERVIEW

1. CHARACTER REFERENCE

Gather from as many different sources as possible.

2. CHARACTER EXPLORATION

Keep your drawing loose which should allow you to do more variations and take greater risks. 

 

 

3. EXPRESSION AND POSE SHEETS 

Test the emotional and physical range of your charaxcters through facial expression (Expression Sheets) and body gestures (Pose Sheets).

 

   

 

4. CHARACTER LINE_UPS

Allows you to see all the characters in your film in relation to one another for scale and design chemistry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. CHARACTER TURN-AROUNDS AND MODEL SHEETS

Turn-arounds and Models Sheets let you see your character from all angles and/or understand design limitations. 

 

   

 

6. CHARACTER COLOR LINE-UPS AND COLOR STUDIES

Use the Character Line-up sheets to experiment with different color combinations.  

 

 

7. APPROVED CHARACTER DESIGNS

Final "Director Approved" designs that can now make there way into the pipeline.