|Deviant Login||Shop||Join deviantART for FREE||Take the Tour|
On Creating New Characters.Recently it's come to my attention that it can be damn hard to come up an idea for a new character. For most other tasks, the best way to complete something is to focus and shut out distractions. Creation is just the opposite - you need to be as distracted as possible.
Essentially, it all boils down to "be inspired". This is not something that is easily or obviously done, so here's a list of my tips for trying to become inspired.
-Start with yourself. All characters are in some ways extensions of yourself. Assess your physical opinion: think about what you may like about yourself and what you could change about yourself. Think of your negat
today we're writing poetry
yes, we have to. stop that.
think of something that inspires you
yes, anything! anything at all
no, I don't care how much your penis inspires you, you may not write about it
i'll be going around the room
looking over your shoulder
in that way you all hate
no, you're doing it wrong
poems are about art
not about butchering the meter to fit it into some cheesy rhyme scheme
regardless of how much you want poetry to be about that. try again.
I want to see more emotion
oh no, that's far too depressing
that one's too happy
Goodnight Enigmatic SongShe was the song you hear and, at first blush, don't like.
Well, you don't know how you feel about it so you keep listening in an attempt to discover how exactly you feel and then you reach the end of the song and you realize, you don't like it; you love it.
That was Grace.
She was my coworker and she was my friend.
We carpooled together, I drove and she slept most of the way.
"Don't get much sleep at night, do you?" I asked her, catching those drooping lids mid-descent.
She looked out the window streaked with rain; it spoke in percussive touches filling the car with quiet overcast conversation.
I felt the warmth of her smile in the corner of my eye. The blur of her hand reached at the window to feel the cold of the droplets.
"When I was a girl, I used to race these. I thought it was funny the fat ones always won," she giggled and I imagined her as a little girl in the passenger seat then, legs too short to reach so kicking, and hair messed in the bac
Keep in Touch!
`ChewedKandi has certainly gone out of her way to keep the vector community on the right path. Always making sure that her talents are infinitely scalable, Sharon has put her bezier curves to excellent use, and firmly anchored herself as an inspirational leader. We're absolutely delighted to bestow the Deviousness Award for June 2013 to `ChewedKandi. Congratulations, Sharon! Read More