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Unique Character Design Tips
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
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How to Run your own Group
People keep dropping by my page asking my questions about how I run my groups. So that I don't have to keep writing it out, here's a quick tutorial.
Feel free to add a link to this tutorial on your group's page to help other people who are in need of assistance running their group.
:star: Part One - General Group Building
- How to Create a Group
- How many groups can I have?
- How to activate join requests
- How to activate and regulate Submissions
- How to limit submissions to your group
- How to create gallery folders
- How to activate gallery folder submissions and make a limit on them.
- How to affiliate your group with others
- How to invite members/co-founders/admins
- How to change your group Avatar
- How to add a tagline for your group
- If you're a contributor to a group, your limitations are...
- Once I've submitted my application for a group, how long do I have to wait?
- I've accidentally hid my admin area from myself! What do I do?
- How to close your group
- I can'
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CoolZDane Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2017
Thanks for the llama badge!
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Kmacmcglikesart Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2017  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama! Your art is really awesome!! :D
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Gunnut51 Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Hobbyist Artist
:llama:s X 2
One for me,
One for you
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The-Psychid Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017   Writer
Thanks for the :llama:! :iconllamalaplz:
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Unitedd Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2017  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the
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