Amazing Character Designs: 75 Brilliant Examples

Character design refers to the appearance, abilities and personality of your virtual presence in any digital presentation. Design of character has been a major component of fiction and historical works predating even the Greek tragedies or “Beowulf”.

Amazing Character Designs: 75 Brilliant Examples

The most superficial design to a character is their appearance. Gender, race and build are very important and can mean the difference between a character that will result in a Duke Nukem or a Lara Croft.

In this Presentation below, you’ll find an amazing collection of character designs for your design inspiration which might help you learn a thing or two.

There is one important aspect in character design is a personality shift. As a character learns more about the world they exist in, they may change sides and even become a whole new being. Games such as the Final Fantasy series are very strong adherents of personality development.

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Amazing Character Designs

Many designers base their characters’ appearance on stereotypes and focus on their personalities to lend greater depth and familiarity. Character design has always been about keeping it simple. But aside from clean lines and easily readable features, what else are you going to need to know? Of course, There are many things you always need to know as character design can be a tricky beast to tackle, because although many of the classic characters familiar to us all through cartoons, entertainment and advertising look simple, that simplicity usually belies the many hours of work that have gone into their development.

01. Frankenstein

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02. Iron Man

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03. Pavlin

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04. The Incredible Hulk

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05. Captain Jack Sparrow

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06. Art Ventura

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07. Gangsta game character

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08. Sgt. ROCK

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09. Alien Vs Predator: Chess

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10. Angelina Jolie

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11. Wonded Ork

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12. Spiderman 3

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13. Dino Monsters

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14. Don’t Feed the Plant

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15. Tom Cruise

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16. Cartoon Style

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17. Gladiator

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18. Obama

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19. Pinokyo

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20. Gollum

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21. Skullhead Mobster

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22. Young Chimp

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23. Cowboy

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24. Just What I Needed

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25. Pixologic Superhero

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26. Some Like it Cold

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27. Mouse Love

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28. Joker

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29. Suzie

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30. Benjamin Linus

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31. Dark_Phoenix

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32. Carlzon Portrait

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33. Bernadette

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34. KIKIYU

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35. Gerard Butler

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36. Bobby, The Little Octopus

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37. Moe’s

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38. Do you want fries with that?

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39. Chef

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40. Open Green

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41. The Boxer

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42. Sangyeng

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43. Sergej, The False Clown

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44. Old Guy Finished

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45. Wolverine

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46. Ingrid Bergman

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47. Don Quixote de la Mancha

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48. Commander

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49. FATJON’s Performance

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50. General Grievous

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51. GOBLIN MECHANIC

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52. The Last Move

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53. John Locke

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54. Fume

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55. Grandma

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56. Snake

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57. Mistress Lili

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58. Erasmo

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59. THe Singularity

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60. Al Pacino

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61. Tarik the Axe Battler

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62. The Great Flight

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63. Captain America

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64. Pelican

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65. EVIL WITCH

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66. Kookoo Bird

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67. Young girl

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68. TMNT

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69. Charging Kudu

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70. Bad To The Bone

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71. Day of the tentacles

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72. Robot – Octopus

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73. Blood Elf

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74. No-More-Wine!

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75. White Teeth

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60 Comments

  1. This is a great collection of amazing character designs.

    I had to go through it twice to fully appreciate it.

    Some terrific art work here!

  2. Amazing Selection ! i love it !

  3. Some of those are unbelievable that they’re actually computer-generated. My hats off to the guys and girls who can design this type of stuff. From what I’ve read, some of these graphics take weeks or even months to finish. Good job to all of the designers.

  4. Muy buen aporte, con una calidad super buena de trabajos. saludos desde mexico.

  5. Wow, impressive list. Some are good, some are excellent, the rest is… anyway, my favorite is Ingrid Bergman!!!

  6. Absolutely amazing art works.

  7. great :)

  8. One word Awesome art works.

  9. great collection of character designs

  10. Excellent Collection

  11. hoowow! amazing CG’s they are almost real

  12. amazing, Bernadette it`s very realistic

  13. Super amazing ones…

  14. This is one AWESOME list !!
    Many many many thanks ! :)

  15. Amazing collection! Thanks for sharing it! Especially Tom Cruise and Julie look as real ones .. fantastic work!!!

  16. Brilliant character designs

  17. very nice list….i love this characters

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  19. I bet characters # 29,40,42 will get the highest clicks :D

  20. Really amazing seleciton of characters..

  21. hahaha cool images :) EVIL WITCH was so ugly :))))

  22. Nice..themes..!!!!!!!!
    thanks

  23. Really cool works ;)

  24. Very funny especially grandma

  25. Regarding the pic No.1 entitled ‘Frankenstein’. How is this Frankenstein ? This is the creation, the monster, if you prefer, which DR FRANKENSTEIN put together from various body parts. Whoever titled this pic is a fucking ignorant idiot.

  26. All I can say is wowowowowo! AMAZING! I loved these! My favorite was the wolverine one :P

  27. Really amazing seleciton of characters..

  28. Amazing Selection

  29. my favorite is Ingrid Bergman

  30. Its a very nice art and great wow for this art.

  31. Awesome and too Good! Amazing art.

  32. weeww…
    amazing art…

  33. Goood Job !!!!!! :)

  34. Wow, really amazing selection of character design! just what I needed for inspiration!!

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