Monday, December 13, 2010

Cast Your Vote





I'm working on an easy reader called "Otto and Cleo," and I'm at the character development stage. I can't decide which style I prefer, the dot eyes or the more expressive eyes. I'd appreciate any opinions!

6 comments:

  1. My first impression, I liked the dot eyes but I see your dilemma! I go back and forth! But one thing is for sure, they are both adorable!

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  2. i much prefer the 2nd cat. i like both dogs but do prefer the 1st... maybe with the 2nd's eyes to match styles?

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  3. I prefer the lower cat, and like both dogs but think perhaps a slightly 'more' than dot eye would work! But not as large and solid as the eyes of the ones above. Those are a bit too cartoonish for my liking... a personal preference! Can a compromise of sorts be made, with maybe a broken outline to a slighly fuller eye that is completed when colour is added?

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  4. Thank you so much for your comments, everyone. June, I like your idea of a compromise. I think I'll give it a try!

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  5. Janet,
    I love the second cat, but prefer the first dog - maybe with not so round an eye. Is it possible to go somehwere in between a dot eye and the full eye in dog #! - perhaps with an eyelid?
    Great sketches, and good luck!

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  6. I like the dot eyes personally, but add an upper eyelid line to help in the expression arena. Very Cute.

    By the way, I love your sketchbook idea. I need to do that.

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