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Three Month PM GiveawayEDIT: I feel a bit more generous, 2nd place will get 200 points, 3rd place will get a cake badgeThree Month PM Giveaway by *Zhu-Yintai
So I feel a bit generous today and decided to host a giveaway. I'll be giving out a 3 Month Premium Membership to one lucky winner.
All you gotta do is this Journal, that's it! However, please do not use multiple accounts, that shit ain't fair.
Giveaway ends December 24th and I'll announce and give the PM on the 25th.
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.Notes on Character Design by *tracyjb
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