O'Reilly logo

Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters by Josiah Brooks

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

THE TALE TELLER

The Tale Teller is the main character in an animated short of the same name. He is an old traveling storyteller who collects the world’s most precious tales from far and wide. In the animation, we’ll see him enter a city, whereupon he looks for an opportunity to pass on his stories to those they will help most. His design should be stylistically appealing, with an emphasis on using interesting shapes to create appeal, while keeping the final design simple enough to animate without too much detail needing to be constantly recreated. This character was originally developed for an animated short roughly 8–10 minutes long, intended for internet release.

Author’s Note

This example is from my own personal project, an animation I created ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required