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For reference, here's my Charahub. All of my active characters are listed there. I only proofread this once, so mistakes and typos may occur. Notify me of them, if you see any?
I'm not tagging anyone, but feel free to do this yourself if you feel like it~
1. Your first OC ever?
I think started to have OCs when I was in third grade. They were mostly just generic foxes, rabbits and cats that kept appearing in the doodles I sneakily scribbled in my notebooks. They didn’t even have names. The earliest still somewhat active OC of mine is Papyrus, dating back to 2004, if my memory serves me correctly.
2. Do you have a personal favorite among your OCs?
You have three guesses.
3. Have you ever adopted a character or gotten a character from someone else?
Yes! The first OC not designed by me came from NinjaKato, it was a blue male Doberman called Chicago. Since that, I’ve adopted Onóra from Tazihound, Nagada from Gutter-Mutt, Tsephun from PeachesOfWar and a few others that I haven’t yet developed much.
4. A character you rarely talk about?
Alricsha, my Finnish pagan shaman wolf, is sparsely mentioned or drawn. Which is a pity, since I’m quite fond of him.
5. If you could make only one of your OCs popular/known, who would it be?
Probably Machete? He certainly gets the most exposure in my works and seems to be the most recognized among my watchers.
6. Two OCs of yours that look alike despite not being related?
Riario has a few similar features to Garcia and Sumi, despite not being related to them in any way. Zedek also bears a resemblance to Titan.
7. Are your OCs part of any story or stories?
Nearly all of them are part of a bigger story. The most developed of these stories is the unnamed Warlord story, 19 of my characters are part of it.
8. Do you RP as any of your OCs? If you do, introduce one of your RP OCs here!
I used to RP as Azrael and Alek in a Finnish forum RP called Daisyland, but lack of time forced me to resign. I occasionally RP as several of my characters in random Skype chats, but not very seriously nor systematically.
Azrael is a skittish, neurotic and severely malnourished pitch black Afghan Hound. He collects lanterns, lamps and candles and is terrified of dark, among dozen other things.
9. Would you ever be willing to give any of your OCs to someone else?
Most likely not, I get very attached to my OCs very quickly. Removing certain characters might also break the story chains I’ve created around them.
10. Introduce an OC with a complicated design?
Isuitsuk is one of the most complicated, mainly because her bone crown and accessories are so detailed. Nagada has the trickiest markings to get right, and Radon is the most difficult to portray correctly overall.
11. Is there any OC of yours you could describe as a “sunshine”?
Alek, my Italian Greyhound male escort, is a hardcore optimist, wears his heart on his sleeve and never seems to get upset over anything. Riario is also always happy, but his cheerfulness has a macabre tint.
12. Name an OC that isn’t yours but who you like a lot
Well, some of my all time favorites are IsisMasshiro’s Nobara, Tuonenkalla’s Kalla, Sulkakul and Hukkaparka, Hakaishi’s Hakaishi, Culpeo-Fox’s Grennian, Skia’s Whisperer, Sashatiainen’s Sasha, SmolderBone’s Cutlass, J-Harper’s John Lecter, BlueHunter's Hunter, NinjaKato’s Sadie, Detrah’s Detrah, ShadowKiro’s Kiro, Shadow-Wolf’s Nym and so many others.
13. Do you have any troublemaker OCs?
Plenty. Busby and Woody are more of a typical harmless prankster youngster type. Garcia is a card sharp gambler. Shiraz and Jethro are thieves. Alek is an alcoholic prostitute. Echo and Lucilia are drug addicts. I won’t count in characters that are troublemakers and criminally insane, dangerous and legitimately evil.
14. Introduce an OC with a tragic backstory
That would be about half of them haha… ha.
Well, Fonda, for example, was born intersex, sold to a circus at young age, surrefed from depression, insecurity and self-image problems for his entire life and died before turning 20, of lead poisoning caused by the clown white makeup he kept covering his face with.
15. Do you like to talk about your OCs with other people?
YES. Let’s talk about OCs, I love that.
16. Which one of your OCs would be the best at biology (school subject)?
Pavlovich, a Soviet Borzoi scientist, is a successful surgeon. I bet his fascination towards living organisms started early and he was a dedicated scholar.
17. Any OC OTPs?
I’ll just list the most official ones; Masque and Radon, Masque and Sumi, Lucilia and Sylvain, Farzin and Yazata, Nineve and Vasiliy, Nineve and Sharga, Shiraz and Qirrinrin, Xibalba and Kaxixo, Mordred and Galahad, Hahlo and Rihla, Solar and Echo, Solar and Guernica.
18. Any OC crackships?
Azrael and Machete is kind of one. Machete is one of my whitest characters and Azrael is the blackest, it tends to create a nice contrast. They live in different places and time periods and both of them are asexuals, but I’ve drawn them together a couple of times.
19. Introduce an OC that means a lot to you (and explain why)
In addition to the obvious obvious Machete, Thopesh means a lot to me. He’s important because I designed him when I was in seventh grade and my best friend at that time helped me a lot in the creative process. Two years after that I moved to another town and our roads separated, but that character still reminds me of her.
20. Do any of your OCs sing? If they sing, care to share more details (headcanon voice, what kind of songs they like etc)?
I don’t seem to have any singer characters. I do have a composer and several musicians, but no singers. Funny.
21. Your most artistic OC?
Sylvain is musically artistic, so is Masque. But I also have this character named Mondo who’s an art sprite, an embodiment of creativity. I don’t have any finished pictures of her yet, but she has existed in the back of my mind for several years now.
22. Is there any OC of yours people tend to mischaracterize? If yes, how?
Hmm, not that badly? I’ve received a couple pictures where my characters are drawn smoking when they don’t do that, or some very pacifistic characters are depicted doing violent things and vice versa.
23. Introduce OC that has changed from your first idea concerning what the character would be like?
Masque was originally supposed to be part of the same futuristic story which nowadays includes characters like Titan, Solar and Echo. He was an erratic cyber villain with glowing eyes and paw pads and he controlled viruses or something like that. But somehow he ended up to be an undead gentleman criminal in the 19th and early 20th century setting.
24. If you could meet one OC of yours, who would it be and why?
So many of my OCs are quite awful individuals, I’m not sure if it would be safe to be around them in real life, nor would I come up with anything neat to discuss about. Sylvain might be an interesting encounter. I’d probably get along with Vasiliy, Onóra and Woody well.
25. The OC that resembles you the most (same hobby, height, shared like/dislike for something etc?)
All of them have have something in common with me, I think. Masque has my height and weight. My personality is probably closest to that of Vasiliy or Nineve. Machete shares many of my likes (books, solitude, history, religions) and dislikes (hugging/touching, sunny weather, water and noise).
26. Have you ever had to change your OC’s design or something else about them against your will?
Not that I can think of, no.
27. Any OCs that were inspired by a certain song?
Sylvain was inspired by Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 by Franz Liszt.
Rihla was inspired by a ton of songs by PMMP and Samuli Putro.
Azrael was influenced by Awolnation’s Sail.
Zorya was inspired by Pokinoi by Cirque Du Soleil.
Dengqen was inspired by The Shrine / An Argument by Fleet Foxes and the music video in particular.
I think Radon was inspired by one of the early Linkin Park songs, but I can’t remember which.
28. Your most dangerous OC?
Depends. Face to face, in single combat, Emil, Radon, Zedek, Joschka and Grigori are the most dangerous, because they’re the strongest and physically most capable of dealing damage.
In a war, the four warlords Chazaqiel, Yazata, Shinarendra, Grigori and their generals Ikram, Khasgar and Sharga are the most dangerous, because they have full armies at their command and tons of political power. Thopesh also belongs in this group.
You wouldn't want to be left at Masque or Machete’s mercy, because they’re the most dangerous in terms of cruelty and prolonging their victim’s suffering. Pavlovich is also able to do unspeakable things in the name of science.
And then there’s cultists, high priests, shamans and witches, who are capable of putting curses on people and messing with their heads. Mordred, Zorya, Qirrinrin, Dengqen, Xibalba and Alricsha are skilled at dealing with such powers.
29. Which one of your OCs would go investigate an abandoned house at night without telling anyone they’re going?
Riario a curious by nature and already dead, so nothing can harm him permanently. He wouldn't waste a second.
30. Which one of your OCs would most likely have a secret stuffed animal collection?
31. Pick one OC of yours and explain what their tumblr blog would be like (what they reblog, layout, anything really)
Qirrinrin would have one of those Wicca/pagan blogs, she’d reblog pictures of candles, tarot cards and skulls and post recipes for incenses.
32. Which one of your OCs would be the most suitable horror game protagonist and why?
Woody and Busby, because they have great bromantic chemistry and they’re quite neutral characters in terms of time periods and environments. They have no survival skills and both of them are easily scared.
33. Your shyest OC?
I think Vasiliy is the shyest. If Grigori, his mentor, wasn’t so bossy, demanding and loud, he’d probably be much more open and talkative. Fonda and Azrael are also quiet, shy and tend to avoid attention.
34. Do you have any twin characters?
Not at the moment, but I’ve been planning to create two for a longest time.
35. Any sibling characters?
Zedek and Zlazil are brothers. Titan and Solar aren’t genetically related, but they grew up together as siblings. Emil and Njal were half brothers, but Njal died.
36. Do you have OC pairs where the other part belongs to someone else (siblings, lovers, friends etc)?
Hmm, not officially? It’d be lovely to have this kind of pairs though.
37. Introduce an OC who is not quite human
None of my characters are quite human :’>
But there’s few who aren’t quite canine either. Radon is a canine-reptile hybrid and Leviathan is a demigod of sorts. Titan is a cyborg. And Jules is an alien humanoid fox creature.
38. Which one of your OCs would be the best dancer?
Both Shiraz and Qirrinrin are athletic, graceful and balanced in their movements, so it’s not hard to picture them being talented dancers.
39. Introduce any character you want
Njal is Emil’s brother that drowned in a freezing fjord. Emil believes that he’s able to contact his spirit by befriending Alricsha, who as a shaman is able to travel between the worlds of the dead and the living.
40. Any fond memories linked to your characters? Feel free to share!
Probably all the little dreams where they’ve randomly appeared in, mine or others. Finding out that one of my characters has been seen in someone else's dream is unreal and it's always fun to hear what they did there.
41. Has anyone drawn fanart of your OCs? If yes, maybe show a picture or two here (remember sources & permissions!)
42. Which one of your OCs would be the most interested in Greek gods?
Farzin, maybe? He’s passionate about studying history.
43. Do you have any certain type when you create your OCs? Do you tend to favour some certain traits or looks? It’s time to confess.
I want to create flawed characters. I want each of them to have redeeming qualities as well as traits that make them unpleasant. None of them is completely evil or completely good. It’s not black and white.
Aesthetically, I favor lean or skinny body types that fit the sighthound breeds. I prefer natural colors in their designs and decorate them with simple markings. I break them a little, chopping off ears and tails, adding diseases and making them seem like they've lived. I have a thing for intellectuals. Majority of my characters are smart. I can’t help it. I love making males that have feminine sides and females that don’t fit the mold of a perfect woman.
44. Something you like about your OCs in general
I think they all feel very, hmm… ”me”. It’s easy to slip into their skins and see the world in the way they would. If they didn't feel as personal as they do, it would be a lot harder to come up with drawings and stories of them.
45. A character you no longer use?
My African pariah hound, Papyrus, needs a total revamp, so does Leviathan. They’re both very old characters and don’t really fit into my headworld anymore.
46. Has anyone ever told you that you treat your OCs badly?
…No? I do realize that I’m one of those sadistic OC owners that like to put their characters through as much misery as possible. It’s odd no one has ever notified me of that. At least I don’t remember it.
47. Has anyone ever (friendly) claimed any of your OCs as their child?
My followers on tumblr, haha :’>
48. OC who is a perfect cinnamon roll, too good for this world, too pure
Galahad. He’s naive, heroic and ends up suffering because of his good will.
49. Which one of your OCs would most likely enjoy memes?
50. Give me the good ol’ OC talk here. Talk about anything you want
OCs are amazing. They inspire artists so much and you can learn so much about a person by taking a look at what kind of characters they have. Create OCs. Be proud of them.