Digital Illustration · 2014-01-16

Characters for an iPad game

I collaborated with an old colleague on this project – illustrating the new characters for the PPC ipad game. See below some images illustrating the development of the characters. The original brief was to create extremely simplistic line drawings of the characters, but we fleshed them out a bit more. There was also quite a bit of back and forth concerning the one character. The client was happy with the simplistic line style of the illustrations, but they wanted some very complex emotions to be portrayed by the character Mike. In the end we settled on the final characterization as seen below.


Character development according to original brief


Round 2 of the character development


Changes to Management Mike


Hard Hat Harry was too Mexican in the original illustration, so we took away the moustache, and replaced his hat.


The final PPC character cast.