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Unique Features Tutorial: Pt 1 by jeinu Unique Features Tutorial: Pt 1 by jeinu
Hey! I have two webcomics where you can see this in action: Miamaska and Trial of the Sun. If you liked these tutorials give them a shot!

part 2: female faces here
part 3:male faces here

WELL ! I felt like making a handful of tutorials after taking some notes for myself and this is the result. I hope somebody out there finds this a little helpful. The next two parts will focus solely on faces, and i think everyone will find them much more interesting. Just wanted to get this one out of the way first.

See if you can guess all the characters on the bottom !!! All are copyrighted to their respective owners, I do not claim ownership to any of them.
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Hatsumiyo-momichi Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
this is amazing , thank you so much for sharing!
Theres nothing as boring as the typical clone body type in manga style D;
cg-E Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2014
you get dumb watching all this weird shapes.. thats why i prefere manga, they dont "mess" with body shapes. cartoon is so dumb D;
AdventurerClicks Featured By Owner May 26, 2014  Student General Artist
So very helpful. Thank you very much for this. 
Moguryuu Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I like how the examples at the bottom included two characters (Raz and Crash) from my two biggest influences when it comes to drawing different body types lol
treegarchie Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This was extremely helpful, i've slowly been developing my own manga style though time, I've been careful with different body type for men and women, but this shows how you can play with shapes to create a more unique cartoony feel and that's what I was looking for. Thank you so much!
PseudonoobDA Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2014  Student Artist
I couldn't recognise the first two silhouettes. 
AngieAngel3 Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist

hmm... maybe i'll try to draw Humanized versions of my OCs

















By my self

Mithrilanna Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013
I really like the way you have broken this down
Pieces-Mod Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I have at least 3 characters with the hourglass shape...the second one that is.
FoxTone Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013   Digital Artist
Ah wow! Thanks for making this! Now do you have any tips on a art style? Somedays I wish my art style was different and more cartoony but then I want to make it more realistic...
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