Elemental Construction, Continued
Create character by distorting and combining various features. Everyone has
ideas of what some characters look like (called typecasting). Cartooning is
the extreme typecasting and exaggeration of prominent features. Make a list
of character traits and the physical attributes you believe accurately imply or
portray each character. The following table lists common typecast features.
Wrestler, numbskull, pugnacious
Hero, actor, sophisticate
Bull-necked, heavy-jowled, cauliflower-
eared, pug-nosed, heavy-browed, beady-
eyed, pin-headed, and with little hair to
hide the thickness between their ears
Wavy full-bodied head of hair, clean-
shaven, strong-chinned, grecian-nose
Pug-nosed, Jug-eared, weary-eyed, and
Figure 4-18 shows how facial features create character.
Figure 4-18.Facial features create character.
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