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Getting the Most out of the Book                                                                                               Make your cast a well-oiled machine...
                                                                                                                                                       Learn the cast creation techniques that will turn

             This book packs a lot of information in so here are some tips on                                                                       any cast you create into a perfectly complimentary,
                                   how to benefit from it the most.                                                                                         cohesive, and contrasting character group.

                                                                                                                                  Learn to infuse visual and non-visual elements...

                                                                                                                                  Learn to infuse personality into appearance,props,
                        Utilize the visual references                                                                              and even wardrobe so your character is a perfect
          Utilize the various visual references to help you                                                                                         reflection of who they are.

                             create from example.

                                                                                                                                                      Use small details to make

                                                                                                                                                             characters pop...
                                 Learn new ways to define your character...                                                                             Learn the importance of
                                 Discover tools you may not have thought of                                                                          small touches and how you

                                  to improve character development such as                                                                           can use them for big impact

                                         their clothing,hair, and language.                                                                             and subtle development.

                                                Learn to develop richer                                                                                           Spice up boring characters...

                                                Learn to create in-depth                                                                                            Learn how to take a plain

                                                character profiles and a                                                                                          character and spice them up
                                                                                                                                                                     with rich backstory,eye-
                                                 stronger backbone for                                                                                             catching looks, or shocking

                                                      your character.
                 Transform your                                                                                                                                            transformations.


            Learn to convert your
           character to a different                                                                                                                                          Learn the Basics...

           genre, gender, or even a                                                                                                                  Build a strong foundation for your design skills by

           different race so they're                                                                                                                    learning about color theory,archetypes and the

           not just well-developed                                                                                                                    things you need to know about character design.
               but also versatile.

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