What is Character Design? Sources: Where to Find Ideas. Types of Characters: What is Available? Concept and Construction. Synthesis. Style and Refinement. Expression and Emotion. Anatomy. Locomotion. Prehistoric Resources: An Example of Category Exploration. Not of this Earth: Alien Design. Demonstrations and Illustrations.
About the Author
Kevin Hedgpeth is an artist and educator with more than 15 years of experience in animation and character design. Currently an Assistant Academic Director at The Art Institute of Phoenix, he is also an Animation Consultant for the Puppeteers of America, Inc.
Stephen Missal is an Instructor at The Art Institute of Phoenix. He is also an Illustrator, with clients including: Wizards of the Coast, Winchester Press, Arizona Public Service, Alpha Omega Publications and Gorsuch Scarisbrick- Publishers.