Mariko idea

I decided that I didn’t want Mariko to look like a smaller version of Obasan…

Teaser

Getting warmed up

Bullies sketches and Mariko follows Hiraku

Atmosphere and visual effects are a big part of this story because it is centered…

Story beats and more character explorations

I have to remind myself that drawing is not about creating a masterpiece immediately so…

Lots to learn

Story beat #1 – Hiraku’s auntie (Obasan) tells him that Foxes get married on days…

More concept sketches

I’m new at character designing so I’m already running out of ideas. Some of the…

more Hiraku concept sketches

I’m still not 100% satisfied yet, but here’s what I have so far.

Mariko thumbnails and favorite silhouettes

The more I veer away from traditional Japanese clothing and try to be creative the…

Hiraku silhouettes

I started out doing drawing about two pages of about 48 thumbnails of the main…

Hiraku concept sketches

Here are some more ideas I have so far for the main character of my…