Character Design Quarterly (CDQ) is a lively, creative magazine bringing inspiration, expert insights, and leading techniques from professional illustrators, artists, and character art enthusiasts worldwide. Each issue provides detailed tutorials on creating diverse characters, enabling you to explore the processes and decision making that go into creating amazing characters. Learn new ways to develop your own ideas, and discover from the artists what it is like to work for prolific animation studios such as Disney, Warner Bros., and DreamWorks. The face of issue 17 is Devin Elle Kurtz, who crafted an enchanting narrative design especially for this issue's cover. Alongside a breakdown of how the cover was created, readers can discover more about the artist and her creative story to date. Issue 17 also features an informative interview with the team at Taiko Studios.