Pictoplasma is the world’s leading and largest Conference and Festival of contemporary character culture is to be held 4-8 May, 2016 in Berlin with a dense program of inspiring artist presentations, conference lectures, animation screenings, workshops, installations, exhibitions and group shows, performances and of course, loads of character! Over the past decade, the annual Pictoplasma Conference and Festival in Berlin has had the honour of welcoming an ever-growing lineup of over 160+ outstanding visual creators and innovators. Additional on-tour editions regularly take place in NYC, Paris, Madrid or Argentina, further establishing the Conference as the world’s leading meeting point for an international scene of artists, illustrators, designers and theorists… Select one of the 160 + designers that has spoken at the Pictoplasma Conferences at http://conference.pictoplasma.com/past-speakers/ OR select a character from either publication Pictoplasma or Pictoplasma 2 both available in the Kingscliff TAFE library. Choose one of their characters and in your own words describe how and why their character design is so successful. Discuss this in terms of the design elements. eg line, shape, colour, texture, tone, scale, contrast, pattern, etc.