Paper Alien: Character Design

I felt really uninspired for a long period of time, so when I started doodling on post-its, my imagination ran wild. I created my character over the summer while designing stickers. I ended up drawing these weird alien guys and stuck with the basic idea. Character design is one of the most important parts in making an animated film. 

After finishing up the design, I created three more characters and got them printed. Next, I moved on to the the next step: an animated film. I couldn’t think of a original character that I liked, so I decided to stick with my old alien drawing. I fleshed out a story and practiced drawing him (I think his name is Grus). A world started to develop as I drew and slowly developed into a plot.


(Not actual color)