Red Riding Hood Designs



  • Really nice designs. I love how the wolf looks, he made me laugh out loud 😃 The idea to make him so thin because he must be so hungry is really refreshing, as most of the wolfs I've seen done for the story are tough and strong.
    As for suggestions I could recomend, as others have said, a bit more hair for Red. She seems to have a boy cut. Also tiny similarities between her and her grandma would be nice, just to make them more related.
    Ther than that, great idea for a portfolio filler.
    I am eager to see grandma's house. :)))))))))



  • Beautiful work!



  • vey nice design and yes agree with everyone on Red.



  • LOVE the style of your characters and execution/colorization! Red Riding Hood herself has the least detail and texture... top of her head needs a little more shaping and light sourcing but otherwise really nice!! I'm wondering... are you entering the Tomie DePaola contest on the SCBWI website? If not, you SHOULD:)



  • Here's the link to SCBWI Tomie DePaola Award, due December 2015. I think you have to be a member to submit your entry: http://www.scbwi.org/awards/tomie-depaola-award/



  • Hey all! Sorry for the delay, work has been crazy. Thanks for the feedback! You guys were right about Red, so I ended up changing her.
    Red Riding Hood_v02.jpg



  • @Javier-Diaz she is so much better!



  • @Thrace-Shirley-Mears said:

    @Javier-Diaz she is so much better!

    Thanks! 😃


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    These are some really sweet character designs. Very pleasing shapes and consistent design throughout! Nice job!

    One thing I would suggest here, try putting them in a few scenes and seeing if they work out with their current proportions. I'm a fan of really messing with proportions and often times a good looking character design with heavy exaggeration will need to be adjusted a bit once you put it in a scene. I'm thinking about the size of the head with red riding hood and the wolf. I'd bet you can keep the design you have, but shrink the scale of the head about 1/3.

    In many animations and books that use characters with big heads, a good rule of thumb is keeping the head size about a third the size of the body (character that is three heads tall). If you want to age the character a bit, opt for a 4 head character height. Using the roughly 2 head high character like you have here makes all sorts of things difficult in production. things like riding a bike, or just moving through a scene (especially interiors) can look odd. Just a thought. Give it a whirl if you like.

    Again, very nice work. I can't wait to see more! : )



  • @Javier-Diaz Yes!!!!!



  • She looks much better now. What I really like about the designs is the lose brush-strokes. what i miss is some emotion. is she not happy going to her grandmother?



  • Love those wolf designs. Your revision of Red also looks great, I think the hair really made the difference in that design, she looks more like a little kid in that sense. Great work.


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