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Sci-Fi Fashion Art School by Ashly Raiti, Irene Flores

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The Bad Guys

In every legendary clash of good versus evil, the heroes need opposition to make their struggle a battle to remember. While you’re crafting the bad guys for your space opera, keep in mind that the threat should have some sense of consequence, but stay away from cartoon villains. Make sure your bad guys have a well-thought-out design and believable motivations, just like the heroes.

COLOR PALETTE OF EVIL

To set the tone for your bad guys, select a palette based heavily in black and cool grays. Lighter tones are also OK, but tinge them with blues, greens and purples. Opt for cool colors, as opposed to the warm and inviting tones for ...

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