Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques from professional illustrators, artists, and character art enthusiasts worldwide. Each issue provides detailed tutorials on creating diverse characters, enabling you to explore the processes and decision making that go into creating amazing characters. Learn new ways to develop your own ideas, and discover from the artists what it is like to work for prolific animation studios such as Disney, Warner Bros., and DreamWorks. The cover for issue 24 has been created by Nathanna Érica - an illustrator and paper artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Inside we interview Justin Runfola, a character designer and visual-development artist with years of experience in the animation industry.
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.