Thoughts on Character DesignThoughts on Character Design2 years ago in Other More Like This
Hi! This is Chivi-chivik Mangaka! and these are some thoughts on a matter that needs to be commented!
NOTE 1: Sorry for my English and any typo I've probably made.
NOTE 2: If I forgot something, please tell me!
NOTE 3: This is aimed at visuals more than literature. I don't know if this will be of some use if you write.
NOTE 4: I'm still learning from these thoughts. I'm not perfect.
I've been on DeviantART for some years already and on Internet who knows how much, but I see how people fails at character design. They often are repetitive or with extremely old concepts that don't give anything new.
This is not an straight guide: I will show and share some thoughts, advice and knowledge about the subject. You don't need to take them into consideration if you're against them.
Myths and main problems
"The coolest the design, the coolest the character"
This is a huge mistake that most