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Quick and simple way to explain what do i have on mind at the moment of the character development.

This also helps to write a better story, because you have a bigger understanding on your characters.

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anti-hiatus Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Student
She likes a pop of color on her, and like that pop, also likes to stand out just a bit. Her bangs only seem to further that desire - why stop at the eyes when you can go further down to the nose? Despite wanting to stand out, she's awfully subtle about it, as she stands and dresses very casually (slightly slouchily) and is obviously not following the Popular Girl's Fashion Guide: 2013 Winter-Spring Edition, or else she'd be in something starchy and uncomfortable and pink.
She dresses practically (except her hair, which will probably be hard seeing through), which might hint at her hobbies and/or occupation - perhaps she has to work at a multiple amount of places and has to change quickly, she might work at a place where such fashionable clothes would not be appropriate, perhaps she's on her feet all day long, perhaps she does sports, etc. Or it could just tell us that she can't be bothered by such trivial, skin-deep things. However, there is also nothing that suggests that she dresses like this all year round. She might just be on a trip to the nearby supermarket, but she looks like she's standing in a second skin, so I'll dismiss that.

Guessing from her expression, she's reserved but very nice when approached. She does not go out and grab people for fun, but is a good choice if anyone plans to grab her. Of course, she could be completely different to people more intimate with her. I like to believe she'll be a lot brighter and a teeny bit on the crazy side.

Other than that, I can only say that she likes green. ;)
Thanks for the exercise!
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
welcome, you hit the spot on the supermarket thing.
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anti-hiatus Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Student
Really?
That's the only thing I wasn't sure about, but I suppose I should be glad that I got something right. :D
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Kerevon Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
She doesn't really care about negative feedback, or at least that's what she's attempting to say. The sweatshirt and hair covering her eyes suggests she likes to be a bit standoffish, whereas the green highlights and the yellow stripe on her shirt suggests that she enjoys being seen and noticed. The hair over her eyes may have another purpose: she likes attention, but is somewhat afraid of negative feedback. She's also too cool to let anybody know that. Supporting this is her hairstyle; it's obviously been brushed, but it's not styled in any way. This suggests that she intentionally wants to look like she doesn't care about her hairstyle while actually caring about her hairstyle.

All of this suggests that she received extreme criticism of some sort early in life, or was otherwise not rewarded for efforts. I'd say she probably comes from a poorer family, but at least one family member cared about her.

She's probably not a particularly mean person, but can probably come off as a bit jaded and standoffish.

Also, if you don't have a name for her, Jade would be good (describing her attitude as well as her favorite color, obviously).
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Her name is Eloise
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UpsaDaisyArt Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
The hair covering her eyes threw me for a loop. At first I thought she was shy seeing as most shy cartoon characters have hair covering their face in a vain attempt to hide from the world, her rather plain clothes would assist this theory... but then that green hair. It wouldn't make sense for a shy character to have dyed hair, to also want to stand out and be noticed while hiding. It defeats the purpose.

Logically she's just a character that doesn't give a fuck. She let's her hair grow in front of her eyes cuz fuck it, same with the clothes, they are plain, but probably comfortable and what she wants to wear, and the green strands are just something she likes and couldn't give two shits about what anyone thinks. That would also explain the lack of an expression.
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
She is kinda punk, kinda anarchist
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UpsaDaisyArt Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012
yup, that's what I gathered... but as I said, dat hair threw me for one hell of a loop.
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
:)
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theAZscorpio Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Student Filmographer
she is a bit anti-social-hence why her hair covers her eyes. A bit of a rebel-the highlights int the hair) who was probably kicked out of school at some point. A Very reserved person of a few words.She also appears to be a somewhat tomboyish, since the lack of makeup. I would also say she seems like the type who once she warms up to a person shows a more energetic, fun side. ( I just pick that up from out fit she's wearing) how the grey and green offer nice contrast.

that was a fun little exercise :)
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
thanks for participate.
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bloodmaker Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012
I would say she was a loner a bit mysterious and mischevious. Maybe a rocker chick, she seems like she would always have headphones, reminds of the girl from the gorillaz a lot.
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
No headphones, she find that mainstream.
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bloodmaker Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012
huh I guess it kind of is now a days is it not,
so are you creating a template or have you already decided who she is, it seems that way.
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 7, 2012  Professional General Artist
Not a template, is not on templates. Is an exercise of creativity, using one of my characters. Nothing else.
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bloodmaker Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012
I meant, was the character already fleshed out or did you just have an image, without a personality attached yet, regardless the character is interesting, I'm sure many of us would love to see what you do with her.
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional General Artist
She is already developed
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bloodmaker Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2012
Awesome can't wait to see more.
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100chihuahuas Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
I think she is either slightly shy or a bit insecure. I think that because she is looking down, and her hair is covering her face, and her hands are in her pockets
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
She hates the lack of bewbs on herself.
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iMetalHeava Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
pues va al gimnasio, vive en la condechi, es géminis, escucha pop y cosas raras, es fresita...
y perry?
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Professional General Artist
Te odio perry el ornitorrinco
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Docali Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012   Traditional Artist
WOW Cool ^_^
She looks very nice in general but since I can't to see her face she might be ugly too. Possibly she is a sportswoman because of style of her clothes but I'm not sure.
Show us her face :la:
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
i will :D
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R3YDO Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
AMI ME GUSTA EL COLOR DE CADA UNO DE ELLOS INCLUSO EL TONO DE LAS SOMBRA ES HERMOSO:love:)
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itt0ryu Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2012  Professional General Artist
gracias :3
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R3YDO Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Student Digital Artist
:)
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