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Draw With Jazza - Creating Characters by Josiah Brooks

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TRAITS AND CHARACTER TYPES

People come in all shapes and sizes. While it’s good to learn how to draw an average adult, learning how to draw characters of all ages and sizes effectively can be a useful skill for character design.

YOUNG

Children and babies have larger heads in proportion to their bodies compared to a fully grown adult, so keep that in mind when drawing children and feel free to utilize it as a feature to accentuate the childlike look. Children’s limbs are also a little chubbier when they are very young (babies and toddlers), and, as they become teenagers, their proportions start moving closer to those of an adult. Giving a child a slight potbelly will also make them look cute and reinforce a cheerful and innocent look.

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