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Design and Character Part 1After giving it some thought, I decided it was time to share some of what I've been absorbing about character design and share it with those who are interested in such things as I am. These aren't meant to replace one-on-one instruction by a professional, which is definitely something I would recommend anyone looking to get into character design, animation or game design should do. No, this is meant to simply share a few of the tricks I've picked up in my own education (some, if not most of which has come from an industry professional himself).
So without further ado, let's begin with the actual concept of what it means to design something rather than just simply draw it. This is important because the mindset is very different.
When you're drawing something, you're usually doing it from reference and you're doing it to study and replicate that thing or person so that you understand in your own mind the world around you. The object is to be subservient to
five hour energyi suppose
last week was only an aftershock
of the earthquake you were before.
this place used to vibrate
with metal strings and melodic,
testimonies to life,
emitting coffee-scented moods
and the burn of it too.
i had memorized the
sounds of silence,
i couldn't help but relish it.
no longer had i known
the sounds of folk
and scent of mocha-
you became nothing more
than an echo of the laughter
i so desperately needed to hear again.
then the echoes got louder,
bouncing ferociously off the walls
to be made manifest
i walked into your room
expecting exactly what i found-
an unmade bed,
and an empty beer
(the one that you insisted you needed
just days ago).
i pressed my nose
into the pillow
for incense and cologne and starbucks
to penetrate my mind
and thinking fervently
i already know
what a clean sheet smells like."
how strong an aftershock can be,
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