We've got another giveaway for our readership, and this time we're rewarding one random commenter with a great beginner's guide to character design. Before you open up Illustrator and work to create a character you should first get a solid grounding in the fundamentals of the subject. Read more to find out just how easy it is to participate.
The winner is: Cameron Ahmadi
Thanks to all that entered!
How to Enter
To be eligible to win, all you need to do is leave a comment. Make sure to include your correct email address with your comment so that we can contact you. This giveaway is open worldwide, but make sure to get your comment in before midnight this Sunday, November 15th, 2009, Eastern Eastern Standard Time. We'll be announcing the winner next week.
Please note: Envato staff and people who have written more than two tutorials/articles for a Tuts+ site are not eligible to enter.
"Cartooning: The Ultimate Character Design Book (Paperback)," by Christopher Hart, and published by Chris Hart Books, 2008.
"Chris Hart's how-to-draw books have sold in the several millions of copies. Now, in his latest, he delivers detailed instructions, inspiring ideas, and invaluable tips for creating appealing and original manga-style characters. Character design is the key to success in comic books and animated films, and with this clear step-by-step guide, it's a skill that can be quickly learned. Starting with the basics—body types, facial features, costumes, and expressions—Chris shows how to draw a hyper kid, bratty teen, lovable pooch, cool rapper, and many other distinctive types. Then, he takes the reader on a guided tour in search of original characters in places that range from suburban malls to the glitter and glamour of Hollywood and Beverly Hills."