Whether writing a story, or just doing some tabletop gaming, character design is hard. We here at Character Character agree, so to help treat your writing woes, the following is the process that we use to design and flesh out our most important characters.
Before he started dressing in black and dropping into dreams, Sora, the protagonist of Square Enix and Disney crossover series Kingdom Hearts, had a lot to prove. Let's take a look at his design.
We've found this visual quite useful to remind us of some design basics. Hopefully you find it just as useful!
Writing for character is one thing, but writing how that character looks is another. Here's a visual to remind designers of their visualization options.
Getting inspiration for character writing is hard. You only know so many people, and honestly, you can only write so many characters based off of yourself. While we can't write the character for you, we can at least try and ease the process, and hopefully help you create interesting characters rather than generic or simple ones.