Make unquie characters-edMake unquie characters-ed
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Looking for tips for creating more unique characters ; O
In anime style but of course
I dont know if I should bother posting samples for a question like this ; O?
Unique characters~ Good question.
I do have a few principle of my own trying to achieve that.
1. Don't try to be special:
The fact is.... everyone is trying to be special... and when you also try to be special, you can end up just like everyone else, and even make similar choices. It's like everyone tries to be cool, and end up all dressing alike.
2. Find out more about yourself:
Know yourself, know what you like, dislike, and dig deep into the area of your general interest (other than art) learn and study from many many resources. Character creation is not limited to human, you can play with plants, animals, and items.
Ex: Spongebob is a very unquie, one of the kind character, and he was inspired from a sponge you see everyday on kitchen counter. XD
3. Know the formula and know
Story telling dilemma-Q and AStory telling dilemma-Q and A
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This is a conversation between me and another artist who is writing a story, she is writing her first book and encountered some problems, now she has her own decisions made for her solution, but I thought the conversation could be benefitial to more than just the two of us. I will share it here:
Q1: Its about my main character... and the comment "she is not so good as main character"... "-why?" I asked.. and is becuase: "she is too perfect... o.k, Harry potter is a perfect boy and the book is wonderful!!.. belive me Harry potter is brave, a good friend, handsome, he is not show off, he is a nice person... did he have mistakes?...I don't think so.. but the ppl doesn't like that my character is "perfect".
A: They want something that "they" can connect to, not what the author can connect to. ^^b The ability to illustrate "mistakes" comes in important because people all make mistakes. Have you included how yourself react when you are angry with someone, and