Character Design: Faces

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The human face conforms to a set of basic proportions. You can distort and exaggerate these proportions to create a memorable character design.

Character Design: Faces

  1. 1. Character Design: Faces
  2. 2. The human face conforms to a set of basic proportions. You can distort and exaggerate these proportions to create a memorable character design.
  3. 3. Most “realistic” faces are based on ovals.
  4. 4. Most “realistic” faces are based on ovals.
  5. 5. The rounder you make a face, the more youthful it will appear.
  6. 6. Faces of men and boys are more angular. Also, enlarging the eyes will make the character look innocent and young.
  7. 7. Small eyes and large mouths can make a character look more menacing
  8. 8. Here are a few examples of characters with a lot of exaggeration.

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