You've been logged out of GDC Vault since the maximum users allowed for this account has been reached. To access Members Only content on GDC Vault, please log out of GDC Vault from the computer which last accessed this account.

Click here to find out about GDC Vault Membership options for more users.


Session Name:

The Art of Child of Light


Child of Light is a 2D role-playing game inspired by illustrations from classic fairy tale books of the 19th century. Using artwork, concept art and behind-the-scenes footage, this talk goes through the various steps the team took to achieve its unique watercolor art style, covering the various successes and failures faced throughout the process. The talk goes in-depth into the various iterations of the main character's appearance and what worked to create a character with an iconic look.

Did you know free users get access to 30% of content from the last 2 years?

Get your team full access to the most up to date GDC content

  • GDC 2014
  • Patrick Plourde
  • Ubisoft Montreal
  • free content
  • Visual Arts
  • Visual Arts