A Writer's Sketchbook - Characters


Fahdu Tatachru

(2007)

I can decide that they have a square face and red hair and so forth, but unless I draw them, I don't know what they look like, the various bits and pieces just don't add up to a picture inside my head. I know some writers who go through papers and magazines to find pictures of people that look like their characters. When you are a science fiction and fantasy author, that isn't always going to work very well.


Kami

(2004)
First all my character portraits were done in pencil on paper. I still occasionally do serious art using those tools. But when I discovered Poser, and the world of three dimentional digital figures, I sort of fell in love with it. I'd always liked sculpting better than drawing.


Harchung

(2007)

But rendered or drawn the base goal is always the same. I want to see what my characters look like.


Gensen

(2005)
CONTINUE TO LANDSCAPES AND SPACESCAPES

Cinasor

Portrait - Pencil 2000

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-- Roger Zelazny
 
 
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