The Ultimate Character Design Book

Hart, Christopher

Paperback - 2008
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Chris Hart delivers detailed instructions, inspiring ideas, and invaluable tips for creating appealing and original manga-style characters. In this clear step-by-step guide, 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.

Published: New York : Chris Hart Books/Sixth & Spring Books, c2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 1933027428
Branch Call Number: J741.5 HAR
Characteristics: 131 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,28 cm.


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Jun 27, 2012
  • kaching12 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

It's a good, general starting guide, but it's not the best book out there. If you're just starting out in cartooning or want to spread your wings a bit, it's worth a look.

Jan 30, 2011
  • alanna_peaceout rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Its ok I find it a little difficult to copy the steps


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Dec 10, 2011
  • Black_Dog_56 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Black_Dog_56 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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