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1) Stroke survivor character list:

  • survivor in wheelchair (female), see sample 1

  • survivor with a walking stick (male)

  • survivor with a limped arm (female)

  • survivor with a limped leg + walking stick (male)

2) Illustration guidelines:

  • all the characters must possess common distinct signature and style through out the set

  • the signature and style must complement sample set 1 drawings, avoid trying to copy or mimic set1 drawings

  • use simple shapes and flowy lines

  • minimal details and minimal shading

  • avoid being too cartoon or clipart

  • apply proposed color schemes

  • all characters must complement this website (go through the website to have a feel for it)

  • factor in how the character can be animated (simple animation - see below) when designing each character

Sample set 1 drawings - to be used in conjunction with the stroke survivor characters.

  • avoid mimicking the style of these drawings too closely

set 1

3 Color schemes

Primary color scheme ( 5 palettes)

  • Apply primary color scheme to all the characters

  • Whenever possible use Color 1 palette

  • Do not use more than 2 color palettes per character

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Secondary color scheme

  • secondary color scheme is optional

  • do not use more than 1 color per character

  • apply it as accent colors and never as the dominant color

Sample 1 - Survivor + wheelchair (female)

  1. Step 1: Digitally sketch the character (apply all the relevant colors)

  2. Step 2: Tweak the sketch until it is approve

  3. Step 3: Convert the approved sketch to vector drawings (using Adobe Illustrator)

  4. Step 4: Animate the character (using Adobe AfterEffects)


Comments on sample:

a) too normal not stylistic enough

b) does not compliment sample set 1 drawings


c) need accent color to add live to the character

d) the character too skinny

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