- Pictoplasma : The Character Encyclopedia, book features contemporary character design and illustration by more than 250 CG Artists. This book also features some awesome creations by recently featured website Candykiller. The Character Encyclopaedia delivers an in-depth exploration of the latest tendencies in contemporary character design and art, illustration, spanning drawing, design and painting to its use in installations and sculpture.
Building on the graphical roots of today’s character culture, the selection examines the essential qualities that enable these reduced character depictions to hit home with the universal power of anthropomorphic appeal. But Pictoplasma not only creates the world’s first Encyclopaedia of figurative Character design - by cataloguing the characters as independent life-forms of their own right, the compilation enables to examine similarities and permutations of globally recurring motifs and styles. The Character Encyclopedia, is published by Pictoplasma Publishing, Berlin.
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