Posted By GlitterBerri at 12:01 PM on Saturday July 7, 2012
A translation of a concept art page from Hyrule Historia. Images taken from History of Hyrule’s The Legend of Zelda art anthology.
Twilight Princess Concept Art
A variety of sketches, from a young man, to a boy that brings to mind Child Link from Ocarina of Time, to an androgynous figure. One can see the traces of trial and error.
In order to give players the impression that Link had transformed into a beast, the designers used cartoon techniques to impart a fairytale-like sense not found in his human form.