Chiharu Sakazaki, an illustrator who continues to draw characters that are loved and loved by men and women of all ages, such as suica’s penguin, Kakukakushikajika, Kuunell, and Chiba …, talks about illustrations and character design.
Introducing illustration techniques such as lines, colors, and shapes, the process of creating characters, and even how to approach work, along with cute characters and wonderful photographs. There are plenty of valuable materials such as rough designs, rare goods photos, and workplace photos. This is a must-read for illustrators, people who want to become illustrators, as well as companies who want to know about character design.
- Release Date:
- January, 2011
Picture book artist / illustrator Graduated from Tokyo University of the Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Design. After working as a designer in the stationery maker production room, she started working as a freelance illustrator and picture book writer in 1998.
In 2001, she started character production for various companies and organizations, triggered by the character design of JR East’s IC card “Suica Penguin”.
In addition, she has published more than 40 works as a picture book writer. She is also involved in writing essays, designing books and magazines, and drawing illustrations.