Synopses & Reviews
This sequel to the "Anime" & "Game" Character series takes an in-depth look into the intricate details involved in capturing emotional expressions such as joy, sadness, pain, anxiety, confusion, disappointment, surprise, confidence, fear, indifference, anger, conceit, and more. The first half of this book focuses on bringing out facial expressions by 14 different character types starting all the way from the very basics. The second half then incorporates the entire body language into those same14 characters thereby allowing the readers to realize the wide range of possibilities available in expressing a specific type of emotion at any given moment. This book will serve as an excellent source of reference for both serious animators and weekend enthusiasts alike.
In this series, the author who has helped new talent to develop, including GHIBLI and MAD HOUSE, explains character design step by step using his own expertise and teaching materials. In the second volume, learn to master character's emotions and facial expressions!