Welcome to a new episode of 'Art Talk' with master of character design Stephen Silver! A place to inspire, encourage and help guide you in attaining your goals. Stephen will be discussing his philosophies and experiences, give industry tips on how to improve your art, as well as discuss the business of art.
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About Stephen Silver
Character Designer & Teacher
Stephen was born in London, England on August 30th 1972. Aspiring to be a professional artist his whole life and knowing drawing would be his vocation, Stephen got his professional start in 1992 drawing caricatures at Sea World in San Diego. He has designed characters for Disney Television Animation, Sony Feature Animation and Nickelodeon Animation, designing characters for shows such as "Kim Possible", "Danny Phantom" and many others...
Learn directly from Stephen Silver either in person at his school in Los Angeles and/or online from anywhere in the world. You can also schedule a workshop for your next event, at your school, or in your office.
Character Design Handbook: The Silver Way
The Silver Way: Techniques, Tips and Tutorials for Effective Character Design by Stephen Silver offers invaluable instruction from one of best teachers in the industry. Whether you’re a professional artist interested in improving your drawing skills, or an aspiring designer fresh out of high school looking to add to your portfolio, The Silver Way will help you build your confidence and strengthen your work in order to successfully design characters for any project, in any style. Chockfull of helpful—and entertaining!—drawing techniques and easy-to-follow tutorials developed through his decades of experience as an artist on popular animated shows and as the owner of Silver Drawing Academy,The Silver Way is the kind of educational art book you’ll revisit again and again for guidance, encouragement, and inspiration.