Designing characters is one of my favourite activities. These characters were designed for a childrens book project. The brief was to create a boy character, a girl character and a dog character. When designing a character I like to swap out different eye shapes to see how a different style of eye can influence the overall feel of the illustrated character. Here I have attached a few samples of each character taken through a few development stages. The final characters are grouped together below.

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Illustration mock-up of boy character during development

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Illustration mock-up of girl character during development

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Illustration mock-up of dog character during development

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Final art – character development – digitally rendered in illustrator

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