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Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters by Josiah Brooks

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REFINED CONCEPT ART

Concept character art pieces are the most straightforward way to communicate the final design of a character. Producing one entails creating a refined depiction of the character in an easy-to-interpret pose, wearing their most common expression and outfit. There are a few benefits to producing a refined character concept: you as the designer end up with a feeling of closure knowing you’ve produced, polished and presented a finished character, and you have a clear point of reference moving forward.

Concept pieces aren’t required to be digital; you can produce perfectly suitable pieces on paper with pencils, pens and colored markers.

It’s also useful to keep in mind that communication is key. Showing your character at a three-quarter ...

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