Character Design Quarterly - 1 Year subscription

Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is an exciting new print magazine for illustrators, artists, animators and character art enthusiasts. Releasing four times a year, the magazine will offer inspirational and educational articles, tutorials and interviews from top industry professionals specifically geared to helping artists hone their character design skills. This unique, engaging magazine will provide a regular stream of insider knowledge and illuminating advice from experienced professionals and freelancers to help artists of all skill levels improve their workflow and designs.

Character Design Quarterly magazine was successfully launched through Kickstarter in March 2017, making 179% of its funding goal with the help of 1803 backers. The magazine is released on a quarterly basis, subscribe now and get four issues delivered to your doorstep.


GRAPHITE - 1 Year subscription

GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews and tutorials on drawing, sketching and illustration. Each issue features content by an eclectic mix of industry professionals and talented newcomers, including illustrators, urban sketchers, concept designers and comic artists. GRAPHITE’s focus on traditional media, elegant presentation and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover’s shelf.

GRAPHITE magazine was successfully launched through Kickstarter in April 2016, making 160% of its funding goal with the help of 721 backers. The magazine is released on a quarterly basis, with new issues available in January, April, July and October each year.* Subscribe now and get four issues delivered to your doorstep, with a free cardboard slipcase included.


Single Issues


Character Design Quarterly - issue 03

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Character Design Quarterly issue 03 is bursting full of inspiration for artists, animators, illustrators and character art enthusiasts.


In issue 03 exceptional artists Peter Han, Alberto Camara, and Daniel Isles discuss their work and diverse careers so far. Ida Hem, Almu Redondo, and David Ardinaryas Lojaya present detailed design tutorials on perfecting a character of your own with personality, balance, and interesting contrasts. We also speak to Birgitta Hosea, Head of Animation at Royal College of Art, London, about their internationally renowned animation course, and learn quick design tips from designers including Isadora Zeferino and Matt Howorth. Anna Cattish, the artist behind our striking cover image, discusses the artists and events that have influenced her work, and much more besides!


Character Design Quarterly - issue 02

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Character Design Quarterly issue 02 is bursting full of inspiration for artists, animators, illustrators and character art enthusiasts.

Featuring detailed tutorials from talented professional artists Hicham Habchi, Andrea Femerstrand, Donna Lee and Enrique Fernández, the second issue of this refreshing high-quality print magazine is an excellent resource for anyone looking to develop their character creation skills.

 

 

Character Design Quarterly - issue 01

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Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is an exciting new print magazine for illustrators, artists, animators and character art enthusiasts.

Issue 01 features tutorials from incredible artists Max Grecke, Brett Bean, Simone Grünewald, and Shaun Bryant, plus advice from CreatureBox who created this issue’s amazing cover art. Disney character designer Amanda Jolly shares her advice for career success and the multi-award-winning animation studio Blue Zoo give an inside view of their dynamic studio. Lois van Baarle (Loish), Avner Geller, and Randy Bishop also share top tips for refining character designs, and much more!

 


Graphite - issue 05

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GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews and tutorials on drawing, sketching and illustration. Issue 05 features an interview and fantastic cover by Stan Manoukian, and an interview with illustrator James Lipnickas. The issue’s tutorials are by Eliza Ivanova, Emily Hare, Melanie Reim, Sheng Lam, Riccardo Pagni and Denis Pakowacz, covering pencil sketching, painting creatures in watercolour, urban sketching, sci-fi and environment concepts, and inking techniques.

GRAPHITE’s focus on traditional media, elegant presentation and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover’s shelf.

 


Graphite - issue 04

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GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews and tutorials on drawing, sketching and illustration. Issue 04 features a cover and interview by CreatureBox, and tutorials on creature design, urban sketching, fantasy illustration, sci-fi concepts and more, by brilliant artists including Richard Anderson, Eduardo Vieira and Isabella Mazzanti.

GRAPHITE's focus on traditional media, elegant presentation, and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover's shelf.

 


Graphite - issue 03

GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews, and tutorials on drawing, sketching, and illustration. Issue 03 features a cover and interview by Even Mehl Amundsen, and tutorials by talented artists including Daniel Landerman, José Gomez, and Iris Compiet, covering watercolor painting, creature sketching, character design, sci-fi and fantasy art, and more.

GRAPHITE’s focus on traditional media, elegant presentation, and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover’s shelf.

 


Graphite - issue 02

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GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews and tutorials on drawing, sketching and illustration. Issue 02 features a cover and tutorial by Jakub Rebelka, interviews with Molly Mendoza and Tin Salamunic, and tutorials on creature design, urban sketching with marker pens, graphite portraiture, illustrating with ink, and drawing mythological characters.

GRAPHITE’s focus on traditional media, elegant presentation, and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover’s shelf.

 


Graphite - issue 01

GRAPHITE is a quarterly publication featuring inspirational artwork, interviews and tutorials on drawing, sketching, and illustration. This debut issue features cover artwork by Kim Jung Gi, interviews with Sam Wolfe Connelly and Matthew Filipkowski, and detailed tutorials on narrative illustration, urban sketching, sci-fi art, and line drawing with ink.

GRAPHITE’s focus on traditional media, elegant presentation, and in-depth resources make it a timelessly valuable addition to any art lover’s shelf.