From the publisher:
Inside this action-packed issue, we bring you a step-by-step tutorial from the talented Shannon Hallstein, who creates a cast of Las Vegas-themed characters, plus a project by Mitch Leeuwe, who takes a simple brief and designs a fascinating underwater sea witch and scary sidekick.
Elsewhere, we interview the founders of MUTI, a studio of illustrators and designers based in South Africa, and showcase their contemporary artwork. We also catch up with Annie Award winner Amanda Jolly about her impressive career in character design, working for clients from Sony to WAG, to Disney and now Netflix Animation.
BEHIND THE COVER ART by Dani Diez
CHARACTERIZE THIS: GATE GUARDIAN by Veronica Matei
INTO THE DEEP by Mitch Leeuwe
STUDIO SPOTLIGHT: Muti
LIGHTEN UP! By Lynn Chen
WHAT HAPPENS IN VEGAS... by Shannon Hallstein
ARTIST CATCH-UP: Amanda Jolly
EXPRESSING EMOTIONS by Raquel Ochoa
THE CREATURE AWAKENS by Rudy Hill
GIRL, SECRET, INTRIGUE, RED by Taraneh Karimi
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.