Sunday, 13 January 2013

There Once was a Woman so Evil

First character design, based upon a hippopotamus
Character design full body portrait
Bonnet detail
Character design profile
Final layout for double-page spread
Character design for an evil woman who wants to eat a child. The anthropomorphic character is based upon a hippopotamus. The pretty lace apron and dainty bonnet adds detail and thus creates an interesting character. Her feminine exquisite, charming style of dress is in direct contrast to her horrid personality; an ironic twist. The hanging, pulled teeth subtly hint at her cruel intentions. Overall, I feel the teeth and expression need to be toned done for the child target audience. Conveying a smiling hippo happily eating the paper chain will make for a more sophisticated, suitable image than an angry ravenous hippo.   

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