Creating Characters with Personality

Author(s): Tom Bancroft, Glen Keane
Original Publish Date: Feb 16, 2016
Product Number: EB00630153
Released: Feb 16, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780399578731
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
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From Snow White to Shrek, from Fred Flintstone to SpongeBob SquarePants, the design of a character conveys personality before a single word of dialogue is spoken. Designing Characters with Personality shows artists how to create a distinctive character, then place that character in context within a script, establish hierarchy, and maximize the impact of pose and expression. Practical exercises help readers put everything together to make their new characters sparkle. Lessons from the author, who designed the dragon Mushu (voiced by Eddie Murphy) in Disney's Mulan—plus big-name experts in film, TV, video games, and graphic novels—make a complex subject accessible to every artist.

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