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Character Design, Pt 8: Designing Alternatives (Layer Comps)


Winona Nelson

Phew, it has been a busy couple of months, but I've got a quick chance to dive back into this guy. He's getting close to finished, the colors and general design are in place. The expressive parts - the face, hands, and since he's barefoot, his feet - are in place. But there's quite a bit left to render. We often think of rendering and polish as adding more detail. In deciding what details are…

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YESTERDAY’S POST


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Justin Coro Kaufman

September 22, 2022 - Started trying to make some new work this past week. It’s Been difficult the last couple of years to find much time for paintings between work and family. Turns out four kids is the exact amount required for one to not be able to get much personal work done. But I tried this past week, and it felt so good to push paint around. Had to kind of burn the ol midnight oil, but it was worth the sleep deprivation to get that thrill from making something I really wanted to make. Got inspired last time we were out at the beach. This time of year, there are all these little yellow flowers that bloom on and around on the berms leading to the water. It was a sunny day and the colors were popping…

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