Chapter 8The WOW Factor



How did your homework assignment go? Did you show your work to people you didn′t know or didn′t particularly like? It′s kind of a different experience, isn′t it? I hope you will continue to request feedback from people outside your comfort zone. It will make you a better artist in the end. Now let′s talk about the WOW factor.

The WOW factor is something every character designer and artist tries to achieve. For years I have emphasized to my students that the WOW factor will put their art on a pedestal. Often, however, like with originality, people try way too hard to achieve the WOW factor.


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