Cute Concept Art for Story Characters

Just a quick sketch and color of two of the main characters of the story I am writing. I like using an anime style mostly because it was the style I learned growing up, though now I'm trying to learn a somewhat more realistic style that still remains somewhat cartoon-ish. I find that creating concept …

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Darque Legacy Novel Update! An Aspiring Author’s Dream

Many of you who have been reading this blog may be aware that I am also working on completing my first novel. I am happy to say that I have been able to make a lot of progress and I hope to finish writing by December!My main problem, which is probably the problem most young …

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Having a “Sexy” Character vs Sexualization

A couple weeks ago I went to the Penny Arcade Expo and attended a panel discussion about sexism within the gaming community. One concept that was brought up during the presentation/discussion was the topic of being sexy versus being sexualized. At first I hadn’t given it much thought, but then I started pondering what it …

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The Antagonist’s Development

Sometimes a very difficult character to develop, but a strong antagonist is as important as the protagonist. There are several different forms of antagonists, a societal antagonist, a particular person opposing the protagonist, or maybe the person  opposing the protagonist is himself or herself. It is possible to flesh out the relationship more, but at …

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