The Notmen Chronicles

Brief

Create simple, digitally animated characters for a real-world Children’s book author. Book Title: The Notmen Chronicles. Premise: Children blame the Notmen all the time, and these books will expose the monsters for who they really are!

Research

In working with the author I created a moodboard, examples of illustrative style, Initial character personas,as well as clarifying the message, concept, and feel of the book.

Concept

l used simple shapes to build the characters in Illustrator.
The Character “Nobody” provided a creative challenge.
The concept that became her driving force was No-Body! wanted her to be transparent.

MEDIUM/TECHNIQUE

• Rough Sketches
• Storyboarding
• Adobe Illustrator
• Shape Builder tool

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