Shindig video chat TONIGHT! And Wizard World NOLA!EDIT: Ok so the Shindig online chat lasted for about 15 minutes before we crashed their server!!! So many people logged on that the Shindig server couldn't handle our awesomeness anymore. I'm so sorry to everyone who tried to chat with me but weren't able to. I recorded a video for you guys, answering some of the questions you had prepared for the Shindig chat.
I will upload it tomorrow, so watch out! Love you all and thank you for taking the time to log on to the chat <33333
Have you RSVP's to my 1-hour video chat tonight? I'm using the sophisticated Shindig platform which makes a simple video chat into an event where you can mingle with people and hang out with me! Here is the link to join the fun!
Tonight, 9pm Eastern Time - just log on, I will be in costuuuuume! http://www.shindig.com/event/yayahan
I also have a convention appearance announcement! I will be the Cosplay G
Unique Character Design TipsUnique Character Design Tips5 years ago in Other More Like This
In my opinion, these are the most important factors in any character design: color, concept, shape, simplicity, cohesiveness, repeatability, personality and uniqueness.
Color: Any design with colors all over the place creates too many places for the eye to look. Keep your color design very simple and zen. Looking at the colors shouldn't be jarring or confusing. This isn't to say only use one color, not at all, but try to make sure the ones you use are harmonious. Avoid mixing and matching different saturations of the same color or picking colors that clash with one another.
My rule of thumb: Stick to no more than three base colors and some value variations.
Concept: Your design should have inspiration, even if the inspiration is just your intended character's personality or an interesting object that represents them. Your character could be a bookworm, and that would impact her posture, her clothing, her hairstyle...pretty much everything about her! You can design