|created in Illustrator and based on a pencil sketch I did about four years ago.|
Character SheetsACT I: The Character SheetCharacter Sheets by JerkDouglas
A character sheet, containing both imagery and wording, have been in use for millions of years.
First developed by the dinosaurs, it was a surefire method used to captivate smaller prey. The prey would see the reading material in front of them, and that would coax them into standing in one place, just long enough so the big dinosaur could sneak up from behind and eat them.
But in our modern society, a character sheet serves a much different purpose. They are used now to explain our characters to other people.
So to cut to the chase, let me say: WHY would you need to explain your character to someone else? The point of the story itself is to present, explain and develop a character.
Well there's a variety of reasons I guess... Fun, boredom, but the actual reason is because you have business with the people reading it.
The purpose of a character sheet is to both remind you, and inform other artists about what is needed to depict your charac
Graduate of the Art Institute of Indianapolis in the Media Arts & Animation program.
Currently employed with Gannett Image and Design Center (I think that's what it's called now) as a Digital Media Designer
working on a portfolio that consists of illustrations, 3D models, graphic design, and a hodgepodge of other things that more than likely fall under "concept art"
I love to draw, play with clay, fiddle with Painter and Photoshop, yell at Autodesk Maya, cosplay, watch anime, read books and manga, play video games, and listen to music.