15 Best Character Creation & Design Services

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A character is a tool that allows you to tell your story. Character designers work hard to create unique and interesting characters. Whether from television, a comic book, a video game, or a film, a well-designed character leaves an indelible impression on the audience. The key to creating a character that audiences can relate to is to make the design eye-catching and memorable. In addition to good character design, artists must also understand the character’s personality and backstory.

Character design is critical to the animation process because the personalities, appearances, and actions of the characters can impact the project’s overall success. The audience will either relate to or dislike those characters based on their experience with them. Thus, the animator will have to mindfully select the colors, shapes, styles, and environmental details surrounding the character to create a personality and role within the project.

Creating a character is basically bringing a drawing to life, which is never a simple task. As a result, some people may need the help of a good character creation service to help them with their character creation needs. Professional illustrators can help you bring your vision or idea to life through artistic characters, no matter what it is. See the list below for more information.

1. Illustration, Concept Art and Character Design by Brayan

About

Brayan Morales (@zackdraw) is a talented Colombian illustrator with over 4 years of experience in the art field. He always pays close attention to details in his work.

Service Highlights

  • Create a high-resolution image of your concept in Photoshop. From landscapes to character development.
  • Create the cover of your book as well as the illustrations inside.
  • Draw an illustration in an anime or realistic style.
  • Design card game illustrations.

Check out Brayan’s service here


2. Character Design and Concept Art by Hugo

About

Hugo (@hugoroberto256) is a versatile artist who works in a variety of styles, including anime, realistic, and toon. Futuristic, mecha, and cyberpunk are among his favorite subjects to work with.

Service Highlights

Hugo will create an original character for you, from concept to finished image, in any setting you desire, from fantasy to science fiction.

Check out Hugo’s service here


3. Manga, Cartoon or Anime Character Design by Opiq

About

Opiq Oedin (@rivenline) is an illustrator who works as a freelancer. He can do digital painting, illustration, concept art, and character or creature design, among other 2D arts. He creates portraits, half-body, and full-body illustrations for characters. He can also draw in several styles, including anime, cartoon, chibi, realist, and semi-realistic.

Service Highlights

Opiq will create a character based on your specifications, OC, or fanart in line art (anime/cartoon) style.

Check out Opiq’s service here


4. Character Designs and Concept Art by Vitaly

About

Vitaly (@vitalii_h) is a professional illustrator, character designer, and concept artist who has worked on video games, films, books, and a variety of other artistic endeavors.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: Quick black-and-white sketch of a pre-existing or original character.
  • Standard: Character illustration with semi-detailed shading, base colors, and a clear line.
  • Premium: Fully rendered.

Check out Vitaly’s service here


5. Character Design for Game, Mascot, or Avatar by Aditya

About

Aditya (@gamedsgn) runs a small home studio where he works as a professional illustrator. Character design, illustration, game design, UI design, and web design are among his specialties.

Service Highlights

Aditya will design a quality and unique character for you. The original character design will be meticulously handcrafted with great care and attention to detail at a reasonable cost. Games, mascots, website illustrations, profiles, and avatars will all benefit from the character.

Check out Aditya’s service here


6. Unique Character Design by Lailamon

About

Lailamon (@lailamon) enjoys drawing character designs and other cute things for fun and profit, and it would be her pleasure to illustrate something special for you.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: A quick, scribbled black and white sketch. The idea is simple, and there aren’t many details.
  • Standard: Colored drawing with no lights or shadows.
  • Premium: Character design that is highly detailed, with lights, shadows, textures, and other effects to enhance the character’s personality.

Check out Lailamon’s service here


7. Imaginary Character Design or Fanarts by TansArtwork

About

TansArtwork (@tansartwork) is a freelance illustrator who specializes in fan art, OC art, manga art, and other forms of art.

Service Highlights

TansArtwork will create an original character for you, complete with a full body and color.

Check out TansArtwork’s service here


8. Character Design in Any Style by Alex

About

Alex (@lityzy) has worked as a freelance artist for over three years. He can draw any character for you in any style you choose, but he has more experience with realistic humanoid characters.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: The basic line art drawing style.
  • Standard: Colored line art flat.
  • Premium: A colorful and detailed character.

Check out Alex’s service here


9. Illustration, Concept Art, Character Design by Aries

About

Aries (@aries1986) is a concept artist and 2D illustrator. He enjoys creating fantasy illustrations and characters, but is open to hearing about any other ideas. Each project’s goal is to have a delighted client.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: A sketched line art character.
  • Standard: A detailed black and white character. 
  • Premium: A detailed colored character.

Check out Aries’ service here


10. Draw Original Character or Anime by Jimmy

About

Jimmy Martinez Oreña (@haime22) is a multi-disciplinary illustrator with experience in both traditional and digital media. He is capable of illustrating both organic and technical drawings and has worked for and with publishing companies.

Service Highlights

Jimmy will create an illustration that best suits your ideas based on the descriptions provided.

You can start by talking about the description or concept of your character’s or image’s appearance. You could, for example, give him a simple sketch. After that, he’ll begin working on a rough sketch and present it to you for approval. Then he’ll start rendering it based on what’s been decided.

Check out Jimmy’s service here


11. Fantasy Concept Art and Characters Design by Yassine

About

Yassine (@yassine_sey) works as a full-time freelancer and concept artist, creating anime characters, monsters, fantasy warriors, creatures, and landscapes for books, games, and merchandise.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: Simple character sketch and ideas.
  • Standard: Grayscale line drawing of the character.
  • Premium: A fully colored character with fine details and a simple but attractive background.

Check out Yassine’s service here


12. Design and Illustrate Your Character by Shalock

About

Shalock (@shalock) enjoys drawing and creating new characters and worlds, and would be pleased to help you realize your visions. He uses digital illustration in a variety of styles, including photo-based drawings, hard-shaded cartoon or comic-like illustrations.

Service Highlights

Shalock has a lot of experience drawing various characters. He is a fan of fantasy, science fiction, westerns, and cyberpunk, but he isn’t limited to these genres, and he would be delighted to hear your ideas and bring them to life.

Check out Shalock’s service here


13. Character Design and Concept Art by Edwin

About

Edwin (@edwinhioe) has been a professional multimedia designer for ten years, doing everything from UI/UX for games and websites to logo designs. He is now a concept artist for game development.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: Character design in line art.
  • Standard: Character concept art in flat color.
  • Premium: Character concept art in full color (along with shadows and highlights).

Check out Edwin’s service here


14. Character Design in Anime Style by Arief Reza

About

Arief Reza (@arkalagna) is a professional illustrator who provides character drawing and design services for various purposes. He specializes in medieval, science fiction, mechas, and a variety of other themes.

Service Highlights

  • Basic: A character with a complete body – in line art.
  • Standard: A character with a full body and a limited palette of colors.
  • Premium: A full-body character with a highlight and a simple background.

Check out Arief’s service here


15. Comic Character Design Based on Your Concept by Bagus

About

Bagus Pratama (@baguspratama) is an illustrator and comic artist by profession. He can create comics and graphic novels in any style, including manga or traditional American comics, based on your script.

Service Highlights

Bagus will create a character based on your ideas and descriptions. Available packages are as follows:

  • Basic: A character with a full body (sketch only).
  • Standard: A half-body character (full color).
  • Premium: A character with a full body and color.

Check out Bagus’ service here



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