Creating Stylized Characters gives readers a valuable insight into the popular art of character design. Professional illustrators, animators and cartoonists, well versed in creating characters for video games, comics and film, guide the reader through accessible tutorial projects packed with images and advice. Any budding artist will soon be able to draw characters of all ages, shapes and sizes! This entertaining, beginner-friendly book is applicable to both digital and traditional media, and delves into many essential aspects of the character development process, from real-world research, to sketching gestures and poses, to exploring different genres, personalities and styles.
Gretel Lusky is an illustrator and comic book artist based in Argentina. She illustrated her very first graphic novel Primer for DC Comics and worked on DC’s Flash Facts and IDW’s Marvel Action: Chillers, among others. Between freelancing, Gretel loves to work on her personal art, creating whimsical stories and colorful illustrations often inspired in nature, maritime imagery and fantasy characters. She has 720K followers on Instagram.