"Wow! this is thorough! Don't think I've ever seen anything like it"
Simplifying character design into simple principles and strategies. In this eBook by MTG artist Clint Cearley you'll look at the process of character design from sketching thumbnails to final painting. Every step is shown with examples and case studies. You'll also dive into relevant related topics like shape language, design philosophy, anatomy and methodologies. These side investigations carry the bulk of the information needed to improve understanding and refine your characters.
• Characters - Designing & Drawing eBook (66pg PDF)
Also check out:
Lighting - Understanding Mood (https://www.artstation.com/clintcearley/store/J2K/lighting-understanding-mood)
Colors - Understanding Mood (https://www.artstation.com/clintcearley/store/jq9/colors-understanding-mood)
"It's worth every cent, absolutely fantastic and so helpful. It actually gives you the recipe to making a great character which is something that most people just gloss over""..it's a huge amount of knowledge"