” I like characters with character, not just pretty faces. Anyway, I think people can be both grotesque and beautiful at the same time. Look at Mick Jagger in the seventies. Look at Angelina Jolie. “


” Character design, like story design, requires a hook to grab the reader’s attention. “


” When people think girl adventurers, they tend to think of a spunky, plucky tom-boy with a chip on her shoulder. I’m not saying that this makes for a dull character, but I think other types of adventurous girls exist. It’s easy to fall into well-established tropes, believing that the tropes of a genre define the genre itself. “


” Artists forget than the first purpose of a comic character is to convey emotion. Everything else, like realism, or other kinds of virtuosity, is an optional extra. If you sacrifice expression for the sake of other concerns, you’re putting the cart before the horse. “



All 4 Ted Naifeh Quotes about Character in picture


I like characters with character, not just pretty faces. Anyway, I think people can be both grotesque and beautiful at the same time. Look at Mick Jagger in the seventies. Look at Angelina Jolie.
Character design, like story design, requires a hook to grab the reader


When people think girl adventurers, they tend to think of a spunky, plucky tom-boy with a chip on her shoulder. I
Artists forget than the first purpose of a comic character is to convey emotion. Everything else, like realism, or other kinds of virtuosity, is an optional extra. If you sacrifice expression for the sake of other concerns, you