Guillermo Del Toro talks Creature Design

Guillermo del Toro the director of Pacific Rim explains the design process involved with creating the Kaiju for his movie and just creature design in general. He talks about the importance of the characters silhouettes and discusses some of his influences. He also talks about one of the biggest mistakes he sees in character design. He says one of the biggest mistakes you can make as a character designer is to design a character with a perpetual frown. This comment really got me thinking about my own characters and has changed my thought process when creating a villain. Watch the clip to hear more of his explanation. It’s a short clip leaving me wanting more of Guillermo Del Toro’s insight.

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