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I need help creating original character artwork in the style that soothes me due to my autism. What can I do?

I need help creating original character artwork in the style that soothes me due to my autism. What can I do? Topic: How to write about communication skills
June 26, 2019 / By Melveen
Question: Hello! I am in need of anyone's advice on this issue. I have Asperger's syndrome (a form of mild autism) and because of my autism I like childlike, smiling things such as characters from Clifford the Big Red Dog/Clifford's Puppy Days, characters from JumpStart kids software, Wow Wow Wubbzy, Bubble Guppies, etc. The art style that these characters are created in soothes me when I am overwhelmed because of their shine and shading as well. I would like to mess around with them in Fireworks to play around with the graphic communications skills that I have learned in both high school and college, but I do not think that is a great idea due to you guessed it, copyrights. Therefore, I have made some of my own original characters that I can vividly describe to artists so that they can form a picture in their heads and turn it into a tangible form of expression that I can informally ask for the rights for from them and own as copyrighted material, but I need to find someone who can put it into the art style I like who is not swamped with other projects and is capable of doing the special effects to create the art style I like in a reasonable, predictable amount of time. The person I am looking for has to do it for free because I am not in my own house yet and thus I do not have my own postal box to send money to yet. Therefore, I am really in need of someone's help. The links below show the art style that comforts me and I would like my original characters done in. Where and how can I get somebody who has the skills to do it in the art style that I like and can do it for free? If it cannot be done for free, how can I get some sort of conduit to channel money through so that the artist who can do my art style gets the necessary compensation for his or her hard work? How do I get that kind of money (probably hundreds to thousands of dollars) to pay off a creative artist who can do my art style? I tried many freelancer sites but they won't accept pro-bono or anything like that. If anyone can help me, that would be greatly appreciated. Plus I have no drawing skills because of my motor skill difficulties (unsteady gait) and I cannot afford Photoshop or Toon Boom or anything like that. http://www.lionsgatepublicity.com/epk/dec2011/images/clifford_bigBig.jpg http://www.dbcovers.com/imagenes/backdrops/grandes/cliffords_really_big_movie_2004//cliffords_really_big_movie_2004_1.jpg http://www.pastposters.com/cw3/assets/product_expanded/(R)__CliffordsReallyBigMovie(1).jpg http://images.starpulse.com/Photos/Previews/Cliffords-Puppy-Days-tv-01.jpg http://www.davidandcarlene.com/assets/content/memento/XmasList2010/JumpstartPetRescue.jpg http://www.rmlearning.com/esoftware/10226.jpg http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61NQGEM4EQL.01.LZZZZZZ.jpg http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/5168S9SHMWL.01.LZZZZZ.jpg Any constructive help would be appreciated.
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Leighton Leighton | 6 days ago
I'm the one that suggested you create your own characters. And don't think cute characters soothing you is Aspie specific. I don't have Asperger, but I write about cute characters - my stuffed animals. Some of us just find that life is easier to take when we have comforting characters around us. That said, there is a way you can do it yourself without having drawing skills. computer-generated graphics. It will take some time to learn how to do it yourself, and even longer to do that for free. But we love our characters and have more time than others, so why not? Do you plan on making stills or moving art? Stills is quicker and easier, but, if my memory is right (and part of my disability is a poor memory, so I can never guarantee it's right), you were planning on doing animation. Let me know which way you wanted to go, and I'll see if I can come up with someone from my past that can point you in the right direction. It will takes me a while and they both work with stills - not animation. First I haven't talked to the people I'm thinking about for a year or more, and second I only know a couple, so I'm not sure I can find them again. (I know them both from different communities online - not offline at all.) BUT, the one woman is an older woman (in her 70s), who learned how to make cartoons through computer programs. We older folk weren't born and raised on computers, so, if she can do it, I think you can do it. Do you have the time to learn on your own? I figure if you can, you also can get yourself set up to do work for other people somewhere down the road. If I'm not mistaken (and I don't understand Asperbergers completely, so I could be mistaken), you're a bit like me. You do better working with no one around to interfere with your work and to have to deal with the uncomfortableness with face-to-face conversation. (Much easier to write what we're thinking then have to talk to someone right in front of us.) If you get good at computer-generated graphics, you can work for yourself at home with the only contact through the Internet working on other people's websites. Not exactly where you were going with your question, but that is something else to consider while you make comfortable cartoon characters come alive for others. And, in case you think I was kidding about preferring the company of my stuffed animals, below is the link to my blog. Technically, I know they aren't alive, but in my mind, they are. So, the one thing I need to know is if you're asking for help for grpahics or something more along the line of animated cartoons? (I might be able to help with graphics. I can't even tell you how to start for animated cartoons.)
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Leighton Originally Answered: I need help creating original character artwork in the style that soothes me due to my autism. What can I do?
I'm the one that suggested you create your own characters. And don't think cute characters soothing you is Aspie specific. I don't have Asperger, but I write about cute characters - my stuffed animals. Some of us just find that life is easier to take when we have comforting characters around us. That said, there is a way you can do it yourself without having drawing skills. computer-generated graphics. It will take some time to learn how to do it yourself, and even longer to do that for free. But we love our characters and have more time than others, so why not? Do you plan on making stills or moving art? Stills is quicker and easier, but, if my memory is right (and part of my disability is a poor memory, so I can never guarantee it's right), you were planning on doing animation. Let me know which way you wanted to go, and I'll see if I can come up with someone from my past that can point you in the right direction. It will takes me a while and they both work with stills - not animation. First I haven't talked to the people I'm thinking about for a year or more, and second I only know a couple, so I'm not sure I can find them again. (I know them both from different communities online - not offline at all.) BUT, the one woman is an older woman (in her 70s), who learned how to make cartoons through computer programs. We older folk weren't born and raised on computers, so, if she can do it, I think you can do it. Do you have the time to learn on your own? I figure if you can, you also can get yourself set up to do work for other people somewhere down the road. If I'm not mistaken (and I don't understand Asperbergers completely, so I could be mistaken), you're a bit like me. You do better working with no one around to interfere with your work and to have to deal with the uncomfortableness with face-to-face conversation. (Much easier to write what we're thinking then have to talk to someone right in front of us.) If you get good at computer-generated graphics, you can work for yourself at home with the only contact through the Internet working on other people's websites. Not exactly where you were going with your question, but that is something else to consider while you make comfortable cartoon characters come alive for others. And, in case you think I was kidding about preferring the company of my stuffed animals, below is the link to my blog. Technically, I know they aren't alive, but in my mind, they are. So, the one thing I need to know is if you're asking for help for grpahics or something more along the line of animated cartoons? (I might be able to help with graphics. I can't even tell you how to start for animated cartoons.)
Leighton Originally Answered: I need help creating original character artwork in the style that soothes me due to my autism. What can I do?
? not sure exactly what your looking for and how much your looking for, tho if u just looking for some drawings of an original character to suit your idea then id be happy to do a few drawings and email them to u, i spend most of my time drawing anyway so wouldnt mean im doing anything different with my time lol anyway message me if u interested

Jonie Jonie
? not sure exactly what your looking for and how much your looking for, tho if u just looking for some drawings of an original character to suit your idea then id be happy to do a few drawings and email them to u, i spend most of my time drawing anyway so wouldnt mean im doing anything different with my time lol anyway message me if u interested
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Jonie Originally Answered: Can you copyright an art style/character design?
The amount awarded in the case you cite demonstrates how shaky the court considered the plaintiff's claim, for a company like Nike $36,000 is a drop in the ocean, they will have paid their lawyers in the case considerably more. Most courts would not have entertained the case anyway, a stick figure can hardly meet the requirement of being an individual's work. It is not possible to copyright an "art style", indeed it is impossible to legally define a style, characters on the other hand can be copyrighted.
Jonie Originally Answered: Can you copyright an art style/character design?
Technically you can, whether you want to or not is another thing. It can be very costly and can take years to get to a settlement. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_q...

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