The First REAL Lesson for my dAU Chibi Class!
(Sorry about the size... )
This one is about Styles!
So, to review what's drawn above, there are three basic styles of chibis that can be change and adapt to your own kind of style. First, the simplest chibi.
You've probably seen this chibi every now and again in the smallest panels imaginable. They usually have this really simple face. And that's it. Just a really simple face and phrase like "...really?" or "..." to get a point across in as little of space as possible. Second, the Average Chibi.
This chibi is your average chibi that a lot of people use or think of when they say "chibi". It has anatomy issues and a few lazy spots here and there such as the "stubs for feet and hands" and the not so serious face. Of course, I don't really think it's lazy I think it's a cute touch, but I'm trying to explain this in the easiest way possible... The Almost not a chibi
This chibi has the most details and you see this in most mangas a LOT without really realizing it, because they're so close to not being a chibi! Look at those moments when the artist makes an impossible face to exaggerate something, then actually look at the rest of the body, and you'll see that it IS a chibi, but with a LOT of detail. A lot of detailed characters will have this style (so that you don't lose the OC as you're trying to simplify them). The Assignment
Draw each of the three styles using ONE character. So you can see the difference between the outfits and such. Requirements
- Three Chibis
- 3 Different "Styles"- Due: Monday, July 16th Extra Credit
Comment and like this video that helps further explain this assignment that I made! Link here: [link]If you have any questions or concerns let me know!
DAU Chibi Syllabus
This is my info about my chibis class! :)
Main Topics to Cover about Chibis:
- What is a "Chibi"
- Head and Hair Study
- Body and Proportions
- Expressions and Face Study
- Special Effects and backgrounds.
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