Today, February 16, it has been nine years since Harald Siepermann passed away at the age of 50. Harald has always been a leading figure in the world of animation as a character designer. Also before his passing he was still very active with new and exciting projects. It remains a shock and a big loss that such a talent has passed away so young. Thoughts go out to Harald’s family and friends that were close to him.
The picture below is of Harald when he was in his early twenties:
During these years – when Harald was still a student at the Folkwang University in Essen – he actively maintained a sketchbook. Below are a series of illustrations taken from his sketchbook: