Posing is pretty important when it comes to character , it gives personality to the characters and is also one of the first steps to a good character design .

Its most clearly seen in TV animation as they have to try keep things as simple as possible ,a good example of this is the show Steven universe as its easy to see each key pose as the characters move

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Poses themselves are used to convey the characters personality each pose should be clear. The artist has to pay attention to both negative space and the silhouette of the character to make sure the action and personality is clear.

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Emotion and personality should be shown in each good pose and should be individual to the character

Each pose should convey and different emotion

This understanding of character poses is crucial to animating character as no two people , animals or anything move exactly the same way under normal circumstances.

IMPORTANT NOTES : * A GOOD POSE IS INSTANTLY READABLE

* MAKE SURE A POSE IS NOT OUT OF CHARACTER

  1. A good pose is clear and instantly readable
  2. A good pose demonstrates proper physicality
  3. A good pose is visually interesting
  4. A good pose conveys character
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