One Like WaterWe speak.More Like This
We all live.
We all die.
So tell me again.
make us so different
from each other?
Keys Of Insanity Ch7 SoMaMore Like This
Keys Of Insanity - Chapter 7
One by one, glass tubes filled with toxic fluids hit the floor, shattering and spilling beneath the feet of young adolescents. The irritating fumes were quickly caught up into the school's filter and recycled into clean air while glass remained on the floor, waiting for an innocent bare foot to step on it and stain the clean floors. Although the room was in danger just seconds previous, a sense of fear struck the hearts of the surprised students when a flying scalpel flew by their noses and stuck itself in the hinges of the door that was both their entrance and exit. Silence was now the assignment and any opposers were sure to be struck down by the man known as The Best Meister in History. Each student, scared half to death, sat in their respective seats as they awaited their teacher's next move. A loud creak from his trademarked stitched chair echoed about, but they all knew better than to make any sudden movements. A puff of smoke and a spin around
Notes on Character DesignI received the question pictured below at my tumblr blog. In case it's useful to anyone here, I decided to go ahead and use this otherwise dormant journal to share the article I put together in response.More Like This
Character design and drawing are tome-sized topics and even if I had all the answers (I don't - I have a lot to learn), I'm not sure I could communicate them effectively. Here are some thoughts an ideas that might help, though.
First, some general things...
Let some of that anxiety go. This isn't a hard science. There's no wrong way, no rigid process you must adhere to, no shoulds or shouldn'ts except those you designate for yourself. This is one of the fun parts of being an artist, really - have a heady good time with it.
- Be patient.
A design is something gradually arrived at. It takes time and iteration and revision. You'll throw a lot of stuff away, and you'll i