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malcolm
02-27-2002, 01:48 PM
Hi all,

Hope you like this character?

Its just a sketch at the moment as I've just put down the basic shapes.

I want him to look very 'cute' !
Problem is i'm not sure i can do cute all that well !!! :D

Any thoughts or tips on this would be greatly appriciated.

leigh
02-27-2002, 01:58 PM
Hey there Malcom
Erm... I think he looks more freaky than cute if you ask me! But he does look cool!

malcolm
02-27-2002, 02:14 PM
I know !!! :D

Thats the problem !!

Do you think its just his facial expression ?

He's eventually going to have a full facial set up for animation thats why its quite blank at the moment.

Fizz
02-27-2002, 02:16 PM
He there
he does look a bit freaky
maybe he needs a curl on his head, like a babycurl

keep us updated

leigh
02-27-2002, 02:19 PM
Yep, I think it actually is just because of the facial expression. Reminds me of that creepy Ally McBeal baby.
Would like to see this guy animated! :)

malcolm
02-27-2002, 02:24 PM
oooooohhhhuuurrrgggg Shudder !!!!

The last thing i want to do is that bloody dancing Baby ! he he

leigh
02-27-2002, 02:31 PM
heheheheh.... yeah that baby was a tad rank, wasn't it? I didn't mean it as an insult to your work though - it was just the same level of creepiness.
At least your guy is wearing proper clothing. And I'm sure he won't be dancing, hey ;)

eli
02-27-2002, 02:35 PM
hey malcolm,
thats a nice model u have there. I think that quite large eyes are often used to make characters cute. I would enlarge the eyes by about 300%.

cya

malcolm
02-27-2002, 02:46 PM
Nice one Eli,

I'll do that !

Perhaps i should look at some disney characters for the facial proportions.

They seem to do 'cuteness' to the extreme !!

eli
02-27-2002, 02:52 PM
just another quick point - cartoon characters usually only have 4 fingers, that might help u in the cutness department also.

and ur right, checking out disney stuff is probly the best idea.

cya

malcolm
02-27-2002, 03:52 PM
thanks for the feed back.
any more welco0me of course.

I'll post the update in a few days. :)

captain GUNDAM
02-27-2002, 06:04 PM
just cause my colleugue leigh only offers crit and no help, dont worry, there are still people like me in this world. heres a page which will help you to make your babe cute and adorable - cute !!!!

malcolm
02-27-2002, 06:18 PM
Cheers Captain!!

Very helpful indeed.


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I didn't pinch ya Butt !

Tanketh
02-28-2002, 05:31 AM
yes, bigger eyes, a curl perhpas, but also try making the cheeks come out more??

CHRiTTeR
02-28-2002, 05:41 AM
Hi,

Like that kid. Only if u wanna make it cuter I think u should make him kinda like a candy boy (a bit fatter -especially that flat chin) & less street-kid clothes would also help .... I gues.

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