Finding Characters

I'm a big proponent of turning to other artistic mediums for inspiration. When it comes to characters, it's amazing what you can learn about people through the music that makes them feel powerful, the hats they like to wear, or the way they've decorated their living rooms. But when I'm just getting started, I like to sift through portraits until I stumble on one that sparks something in my brain. When I find a face or an attitude or a physical characteristic that makes me want to learn more, that's when I know I've found the first sketch of a character.

Which of the sixteen portraits below catches your eye? Tell that person's story.

I'd love to meet the characters these images inspired! Comment below or drop me a line to share!

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