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Character Design Cheat Sheet

A collection of design concepts and quick tips for good character design.

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The Character Design Cheat Sheet is a collection of concepts and quick tips that I’ve found useful when designing characters. At their core, characters are vessels for storytelling, and their designs help tell those stories. This handy PDF covers the basics of what makes for good character design.

Design Principles for Characters

Learn key character design principles that will improve your designs and storytelling. I cover important concepts like shape, proportion, pose, and silhouette.

Quick Tips & Tricks

I also include a handful of quick design tips to help add variety and visual interest to your characters.

Learn the fundamentals of character design