Character Development

illustration and design work by tom myfield

Character Development
This is all my own work, various commercial copyrights apply.
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"Snooty Girl", the first of many educational illustrations for Nelson Thornes (Wolters Kluwer) Publishing text books.
I've produced hundreds of illustrations for educational publishers.
This one was redrawn repeatedly by the pupils at South Bersted Primary School, Bognor, UK, when I visited there to teach recently.
Viking character from a game I'm working on with a New York game developer.
A Sloth beanie plush toy character. 
One of the many styles of illustration I produced in my role as sole illustrator and creative for major cute brand "My Blue Nose Friends", a Carte Blanche IP. Check out the My Blue Nose Friends project to see just how varied and extensive my development of this brand was.
"Softly Drawn" style greetings card artwork.
Cover artwork for the Society of Young Publisher's celebratory 100th issue of their "InPrint" magazine.
This Character Design brief called for trendy, colourful and dynamic Manga-style characters so I created these three, funky young publishers.
The client was very pleased with the results and also commissioned illustrations for the Society's National Directory of Members as well as a 30 page brochure.
Above: some supplementary page ornament illustrations for the Society of Young Publisher's celebratory 100th issue of their "InPrint" magazine.
Character development work for a huggable night-light beanie toy range.
Small  character illustrations of several jungle animals produced for Moonraker Designs.

Below are some very rough sketches for various characters, mostly for use in a game:
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