Draw Great Characters: 75 Awesome Art Exercises


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Beverly Johnson’s book is packed with scores of fun exercises that will really motivate young beginner artists who are just getting interested in drawing for animation, comic book art, or just for pleasure. In a series of beginner-friendly exercises, she explores how to conceptualize wonderful, convincing characters and shows how to translate ideas into great professional-looking drawings. The book is organized into key chapters associated with what makes engaging, three-dimensional characters. Read the advice and then work your way through the exercises and you will get to the end with a portfolio bursting with wonderful creations.

This book demonstrates how to create diverse characters with strong personalities, unique mannerisms and interests; how to understand their motivations, find their passions and make them come alive. Split into 75, easy-to-follow and fun exercises, Bev leads the young reader through the techniques and skills needed to create their very own characters.

Additional information

Dimensions 216 × 279 mm

Beverly Johnson

Author Bio

Beverly Johnson is an illustrator based in Burbank, California. She draws for a living, including children's books, storyboarding and character design. She has worked for Lucasfilm, Houghton-Mifflin Publishing, CollegeHumor, Adobe and Character Design Quarterly, among others. This is the book her 111K Instagram followers have been waiting for. Find her online at bevsi.weebly.com and behance.net/bevsi, as well as on Instagram as @beverlylove.



Book Type

Paperback / softback