3D character design idea

Researching into possible ideas for my character design, I stumbled upon the steam punk fashion and thought I could use a steam punk theme for my design. I like this particular style as it very unique and facinating to the eye, steam punk for those who are unfamilar is inspired by industrialized Western civilization during the 19th century.

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While looking at a large range of images which related to steam punk, I made my final decision which was that I was going to use this style within my design somehow, even if only slightly; for example an accessory such as a necklace or bangle.

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I made the decision to create a female character with a reserved personality as I have been drawn to an idea regarding two characters (Tiny Tina and Morrigan) but also I have always designed male characters so thought designing a female character would be a change for me and allows me to practice more in order to develop my skills further. I was unsure about the age range I wanted to base my character around, so I made the decision to play around with the age of my character during my design process. The reason I wanted to play around with age because the two characters who my designs will be based on are in two different age groups.

I want a mixture of Tiny Tina from Borderlands 2 and Morrigan from Dragonage: Origins. For those who are unfamiliar, Tiny Tina is a 13 year old explosives expert with a crazy, eccentric personality which really packs a punch considering her age and she LOVES to blow stuff up. She says pretty much anything crazy like “I’m a little teapot, bloody and cut! Here is my handle, here is my butt!’ to ‘Oh dayyyyyyyyum, you lookin good!’. Her clothes and her random style reflects her personality.

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(Image taken from DeviantArt, Created by Lyn-Ri http://lyn-ri.deviantart.com/art/Tiny-Tina-332299745)

As for Morrigan, she is a tame yet playful individual who seems to think highly of herself but without coming across as snobby, she is also a very lonely character but doesn’t like to show it due to her tough skin personality yet she doesn’t even let it bother her.

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I want to use these two characters personality and appearance to influence my character design so I can create a very loud, eccentric character with a tough skin personality who looks unique and can express her personality through her appearance.

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