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8 Steps to Recover From Burnout


Miranda Meeks

So you’ve spent years of your life honing your skills as an artist and working hard to reach your career goals, and eventually you begin to build a client base, and more and more people are willing to pay you money in exchange for doing what you love (is this real life?!). You feel SO lucky that you get to do this for a living! Over time though, you slowly start to lose motivation for…

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


Winona Nelson

September 24, 2022 - 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 needed, I check back in with my goals for this design. I also know this character will sometimes be shirtless in my story, so one of the requirements of this concept is that it allows for a couple of variations with elements removed. He is looking a little plain, is he not? I had planned to give him some more…

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