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Random Face Sketches to Robot Warrior Character Design

Future Soldier design by TET.
Continuing on from my last post about the value of drawing without purpose, my latest video unintentionally demonstrates the point again.

I set out to try and come up with something to draw for my next skateboarding/art video but didn't have any ideas in mind so I just started drawing faces. By the end of the session I had six very different faces drawn on a page in my sketch book.



After posting the page to my social media, and with no ideas for my skate art, I thought that was that.

Then a comment prompted me to take a closer look at what I thought was the least successful face on the page, some kind of robot soldier, sci-fi faced character.

With a little bit of a Google image search on the type of character I thought it could be developed into, I started a new page and began drawing.

Three drawings later I had a pretty cool looking Future Soldier type character that wasn't something I'd set out to draw just a few days earlier.

Through the process of just drawing without purpose (granted I was trying to come up with skateboard art but nothing I'd drawn related to skateboard art at all) I ended up with a cool character that I plan to develop further into a full CrazyTalk Animator 3, G3 character rig.

Watch my video below to see how it all unfolded with the various drawings.


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  1. It's weird how things turn out that way. Often I have made videos that I thought were not my best work and they became my most viewed and loved videos. It just happens that way.

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