By Tom Bancroft

You've researched your personality largely, adapted her on your audience, sketched 1000's of models, and now you lean again content material as you stare upon your final character version sheet. But now what? Whether you need to use her in an lively film, television exhibit, online game, net comedian, or kid's ebook, you are going to need to make her practice. How a personality seems and is costumed starts off to inform her tale, yet her physique language unearths much more. Character Mentor shows you ways to pose your personality, create emotion via facial expressions, and level your personality to create drama. writer Tom Bancroft addresses each one subject with transparent, concise prose, after which indicates you what he relatively capacity via commenting on and redrawing paintings from a range of student "apprentices." His assignments let you take part and convey your drawing to the subsequent point with concrete ideas, in addition to extra theoretical research. Character Mentor is an apprenticeship in a e-book.


Professional artists from various media provide their adventure via extra observation. those contain Marcus Hamilton (Dennis the Menace), Terry Dodson (X-Men), Bobby Rubio (Pixar), Sean "Cheeks" Galloway (Spiderman animated), and extra. With a foreword by means of comicbook artist Adam Hughes, who has produced paintings for DC, surprise Comics, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. photographs, and different companies.

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