Following on the heels of my breakthrough from the weekend, I decided to carry on with a few more character designs. I'm working on simplifying my work just a bit by focusing on simple, bold shapes along with textures and patterns. Here's a look at a few characters I'm working on now:
Working in a simple style is much, much trickier than one might think. It's so easy to overwork a drawing and not so easy to find that perfect amount of simplicity without being totally boring.
I just finished this kid a few minutes ago and after spending a few hours experimenting with some PS brushes and textures, I'm really happy with the result. I'm also playing around with facial expressions and a larger-than-my-usual eyes. So far, I'm liking the effect:
More characters will be popping up here soon!