character design

Beautiful Character Design by Vivien Bertin

Vivien Bertin, an illustrator from Paris, France shared some beautiful character design work on his Behance page. If there's an area that I really admire yet completely lack skill is character design however I love seeing the process from conception, sketches to the final outcome.

CCAA Kids - Character Design

Advertising is all about communication but to achieve that much work is required from a copious array of fields, from basic communication to design, illustration to 3D, and many others. The photo manipulation is the element that always attracted me, especially in terms of giving life to objects and characters that are not real. That's the case of the work that Estudio Icone created for CCCA Kids to help Brazilians learn english.

Wonderful Character Design by Penko Gelev

2015 is here, and we are really thrilled to see the things to come this year. Definitely a greater range of subjects here at Abduzeedo, like Fabio said in the Welcome 2015 post, but we're also gonna keep the good things, like great inspiration posts! We reaffirm our commitment of bringing astonishing artworks for you guys, like the character designs made by Bulgarian artist Penko Gelev. He's a truly talented person that's got an amazing style and comes up with awesome characters full of details.

Fantastic Character Design by Alessandro Baldasseroni

It's great to see artists doing great pieces of art. It might be a fan art to famous characters or shows or even new, fresh characters out of their minds, but what really matters is that we get to see their talent in these fantastic pieces. Here you can see the work of American artist Alessandro Baldasseroni. He's got a sweet style, so for more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation! I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;)

Fun 3D Bearded Characters by Pizza Chen

Time for more some witty, fun character design here at Abduzeedo! Today we're featuring the super cute work of Taiwanese digital sculptor Pizza Chen. He's got some pretty fun -bearded- characters worth checking out. Here you can see some of Pizza Chen's pieces. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at ArtStation. I'm pretty sure he'll enjoy the attention. Also, which one is your favorite? Mine is the koala! Super funny. I really hope you like it as much as I did! Cheers. ;)

Lovely CG Sculptures by Guzz Soares

I really enjoy seeing badass sculptures... but it's totally rad when an artist comes up with clay looking 3D sculptures like these by Brazilian artist Guzz Soares. These are so detailed that they actually got fingerprint marks on them, which is mindblowing! Kudos to the artist for such attention to detail! These are only a handful of Guzz's artworks. For more of his pieces, please visit his portfolio at Artstation. He'll definitely like it! Enjoy. Cheers! ;)

Wicked Character Illustrations by Jake Parker

Some artists really have a an awesome talent for creating characters. How many of you have seen a World War Centaur? Or maybe a Cheetah in a Velociraptor body (or would it be a Velociraptor with a Cheetah head?) Anyways, here is the fantastic work of Jake Parker. Here you can see some pretty awesome character designs by him, but also, his take on famous pieces are also really nice! Although this is only a handful of his pieces, you may see more of it by visiting his portfolio at DeviantART.

Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone

The internet has given us access to so many things and with that, tools to ease the ability to share. For me, the most fascinating of all is that we can see various types of artworks and styles. A great example is the project Box on Wheels by Scott Schenone, the idea is to create a car model from a box model.

More Great 3D Works by Teodoru Badiu

Back in 2010 we featured for the first time the awesome work of Austrian artist Teodoru Badiu. I thought it was time to update you guys on what he's been up to! He's been doing some fantastic 3D pieces like these! These are only a few of his pieces. For more of it, please visit his Behance portfolio! He'll definitely enjoy it. Also, tell us which of his latest pieces you like the most! Cheers! ;)

Beautiful Character Design and Animations by Mother Volcano and AIM

Character design and simple animations together are a powerful way to create engaging and delightful experiences for the viewer. A great example is the work that Mother Volcano and AIM | Animation for Mixedmedia put together for a commissioned work to Sony. The vector style and quirky animations are not only beautiful but carry so much personality.

Unique Toy Design by Coolrain Lee

I really enjoy a well designed toy. Some action figures are so cool that anyone would proudly display them in the shelf, like these bad boys below... a fantastic set of toys designed by South Korean artist Coolrain Lee. Look at these! They're so slick! You should totally check his Behance portfolio for more of these! He'll definitely enjoy your visit. I hope you like it. Cheers! ;)

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson 3D

It's amazing what can be done in terms of character design and 3D modeling. From fantasy to real people, designers and digital artists are always pushing the limits in some way. Zancois Rice created a really cool 3D work entitled Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. It was Modeled after the famous Actor/Wrestler using 3D Studio Max, Photoshop and Mudbox. For more information visit

Disney Halloween Series by Isaiah Stephens

Today on Abduzeedo, we are all about Halloween! Since most of us will be in costumes for the occasion, how about the characters from Disney too. Well, this is what talented artist and illustrator Isaiah Stephens did and it’s done beautifully. Our favorite Disney characters wears iconic outfits of heroes and villains from our favorite movies, TV shows, video games, and comic books.

The End Case Study by STRZYG

Following our week of crazy cool case studies, we bring to you this incredible artwork created by Tomasz Nowak, also known as STRZYG. The illustration mixes character design and digital art, but to be honest, the first time I saw it I thought it was a photography. So in this post we will show you a little bit the behind the scenes of this project titled HCL 10th Anniversary: The End. Tomasz Nowak is a graphic and motion designer from Legnica.

Wireframes of Illustrations by Ricardo Gimenes

Ricardo Gimenes has over nineteen years of experience in design, art direction, illustration, video making, and production of creative materials in five different countries, multiple platforms (both digital and analogue), and for a variety of different clients. He was the author of the series of illustrations titled "Behind the Websites" which included Abduzeedo. For this post Ricard shows us a little bit of the wireframes of his illustrations. It's always awesome and very useful seeing that, we can learn so much from the examples below.

Character Design by FooD

It has been quite a long time since we posted about character design. Today we feature the work of Furio Tedeschi aka FooD, a Freelance 3D Character Artist at Digital Extremes. FooD is from the Johannesburg Area, South Africa and is specialized in Motion Pictures and Film. He has worked for great companies such as Gameloft, MicroSoft Studio 343 / Liquid Development, Mr. X Inc. For more information visit

Astonishing Character Redesign by Coran Stone

I really enjoy reimagined characters from our childhood. Whether it's from comics or video games, it's just great to see someone like Mario sporting some big guns! Who wouldn't love to see an awesome animation with these below? These come from the mind of the America artist Coran "Kizer" Stone. Pretty awesome imagination, dude! These are only a few of his pieces... at his DeviantART portfolio you'll get to see a ton more of his work. I bet you'll love it, just like I did. Cheers! ;)

JLA Character Design by Franco Spagnolo

Today is the release of Man of Steel in theaters here in Brazil, and I'm really pumped for it. I know some people didn't like it, but seriously, it's Superman, the greatest superhero of all. Unfortunately, as you may have heard, Legendary Pictures is no longer working with Warner Bros, so there's a great possibility we won't get a JLA movie with the same team that came up with Batman and Man of Steel. So, cheering for a good JLA movie in a near future, I'm sharing with you guys some great character designs by artist Franco Spagnolo. These are super great...

Badass Vector Works by 123Klan

123Klan is a French graffiti crew now based in Montreal, Qc of Canada. Since 1994, 123Klan have worked and have been specializing in character illustration, branding, toy design, and touring the world one wall after another. Their client list includes big brands like Nike, Adidas, Lamborghini, Coca Cola, Stussy, Sony, Nasdaq to name a few. We are showcasing just a glimpse of their entire portfolio, check out their website for more. Find out more about the crew 123Klan and their pretty diverse works at

Cyberpunk 2077

Created in the 90s by Mike Pondsmith and based on the system of Cyberpunk 2020. CD Projekt RED & PLATIGE Image developed this video game entitled: Cyberpunk 2077. Here comes the full teaser and the incredible behind-the-scenes action. For more information about CD Projekt RED and their amazing works, you can visit their website at and give them a LIKE on Facebook at CyberPunk Game.

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