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Create OC tutorial part 1

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Published: November 8, 2010
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Ive gotten alot of questions lately on how i create my characters, so i decided to share some of my thinking process with you guys :3

Hope it helps ^^ <3

Part two

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PetalPotionNew Deviant

This is actually such a huge help, i've always struggled with character designs

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PoisonedSpikesStudent General Artist
This was very helpful! Meow :3 
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goosetoothHobbyist General Artist
That white cat character is gorgeous .o.
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galaxyredstarHobbyist General Artist
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here is my fursona Digi 
is she a bit overpowerd or...
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skyjrHobbyist Artist
(2nd panel with random colored dog fox thing) Ouch i iz hurts
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DustyPuppyyHobbyist Digital Artist
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this inspired me to make a very colourful character :squee: 
Tell me if theres anything she may be missing? xD I want to add more but I feel she has enough already though lmao.
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Hi! c: i'm curious on what you think of my character- Eclipse!**Fursona Ref Sheet** Eclipse by BlackBloodedKitten
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RADl0Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey
I have a character and his name is fizz
and I love him very much
but if it's not too much to ask is there anything I can improve on him.
its okay if you don't have time to reply and stuff
but I was just asking
thanks though
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griffsnuffProfessional Digital Artist
Design likes and dislikes are very subjective, so what you and others like might be different. ^^; But repeating colors helps designs so make the eyes the same green as the body and not yellow. and maybe the insides of the ears. The two greens are not my favourite combo, but that is just my opinion on colors xD
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RADl0Hobbyist Digital Artist
Okay then
thanks
ill try that! And actually for the eyes I actually I'd reuse colors though
Cause that's the same yellow used for the lower body but the lower body is made opaque to look as if it's inside him... (Wow that's sounds weird). Since his species is based of a water ballon
but thanks I'll try it out.
ill see if I can find any other color combinations too
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QinDynasty97Student Digital Artist
Im Thinking On Doing This Someday :D =P
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MapleStripeTabby155Student Digital Artist
Im thinking of making a new oc so this will help alot
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theWeaverofTalesHobbyist General Artist
theweaveroftales.deviantart.co… Thank you so much for this tutorial! I was really having a hard time with the colors on this little guy ^^; Anything that looks like it could use some fixing up?
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byronbaeHobbyist Digital Artist
hey griffsnunff~! 
i was wondering if you could help me improve my clouded linx "fletcher"s design~! i feel he is missing... a small spazz of colour or accessories c: 
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griffsnuffProfessional Digital Artist
Repeat the color somewhere on the body by using it directly on the spots so they arent all white or use acessories and make the ears the dark gray color thats what I would do xD
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byronbaeHobbyist Digital Artist
^3^
sounds great~! thanks! i just designed this character I'm my black abyss of spare time XD
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I was having really really really colorfull character...Also i changed it and then changed again and then again and now im working by my simple cute fennec mixed with african wild dog /still thinkink how to name the breed/ Ty for the tutorial!
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Pink-DoodlrStudent Digital Artist
This is so helpful! I'll tell my friend to try this sometime :D
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WizzDonoProfessional General Artist

My top one of your tutorialalala!

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jadewolf34Professional Traditional Artist
I wish I had Photo shop...
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griffsnuffProfessional Digital Artist
xD you dont need photoshop to create characters lawl
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jadewolf34Professional Traditional Artist
I know.... :) lol
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Glowy-PopHobbyist Digital Artist
Orange is an amazing colour! OwO Awesome tutorial!
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KassieRStudent Traditional Artist
;u; thank you so much for making this, this helped me very very very much-- i've been stuck on finding good character for a long time. This helped me step outside my comfort zone and do something different. you're a great inspiration!
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