Today on ‘Max hasn’t drawn in nearly a year’, I pick up a pencil and try to do some roughs on character design.
First up a certain Gaul/Roman Mongrel from BCE, who looks too anime for my taste but I haven’t drawn people faces in too long so they all look pretty anime. I want him to have that real kind of ‘mixed lineage’ brown color, but I’m not sure I can really justify it since he’s a Gaul. (Pre Celtic people). I may be able to fudge it with his half roman heritage, but I’ll have to do more research. I think no one was probably as pale as the standard modern european color in like 200 BCE… just not as survivable given far more increased exposure to the elements. I’m not an expert though. Anyone have any info that’d be helpful?
Also working on design for an Aughisky or waterhorse. The sort that lure and drown children. I kind of want those Akhal Teke ears