Dzien Dobry Character Design

Friday, October 7, 2016


The initial design for the main character, "Girl" of my new children's book I am working on. Set in Poland, a young American girl is left with her Polish Babcia (grandmother) for the summer. Unable to understand each other, they don't get off to a very good start. With each passing day, a bond soon forms and grows into something special, proving love can transcend all barriers, even language.

I am currently fleshing out the story outline. It's been a lot of fun. Kind of storyboarding it at the moment. After watching a few Schoolism interviews (highly recommend), Bobby Chui spoke with character designers Chris Sasaki and Shiyoon Kim, I was inspired and this is what I came up with.

This is only the beginning. any comment on how you think I can improve the design would be really cool, so let me hear your thoughts. Thanks for stopping by!

Cheers!

Jonathan
1 comment on "Dzien Dobry Character Design"
  1. So in love with the main character this truly shows your design skills. I'd like to add that usually the shade of face a tone lighter than the rest of the body so you might want to work on that. Great job over all.

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