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About Deviant Artist Matt BerryMale/Australia Recent Activity
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Night Moon Highlight :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0
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Kianna color :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 1 0
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Kianna :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0
Sunset :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Angel Color :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Angel :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 2 Matt - Travolta Crossover :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Searching Waterfall :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Searching Alps :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Searching :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Jiraya sketch :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0 Yolee Fairy sketch :iconvagabond-xan27:Vagabond-Xan27 0 0


Slut :iconappointedfate:AppointedFate 136 13 OverWater :icondrake1024:Drake1024 600 145 Ichigo Bankai Stencil :iconbranbot:Branbot 22 5 Black Canary :iconkerong:Kerong 1,106 101 Metropolis :iconkerong:Kerong 500 46
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Big 50 :iconkerong:Kerong 2,400 153
orochimaru is Michael Jackson :iconludwig1300:Ludwig1300 251 305 Bobbie :iconkerong:Kerong 1,306 99 PE R69: A Finely Boozed Nap :icondreor:dreor 51 36
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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Frenemies :iconthundercake:thundercake 274 71 Greed :iconbeagifted:BeaGifted 21,744 2,473 Musashi Miyamoto - Vagabond :iconddberserk:ddberserk 183 43 berserk III :icondna5:DnA5 63 9 vagabond final :iconsipries:sipries 324 65 Berserk :iconpredator0083:Predator0083 22 3



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dreor Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2009
Howdy! Thanks for the appreciation of A Finely Boozed Nap and for adding me to your watch. Hope ya enjoy!
Darkmyster Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2009
Thanks for stopping by my page man...
hailine Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2009
thanks for the watch and the fav!

and welcome to DA!