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Character Variety Meme by Fyuvix Character Variety Meme by Fyuvix
Just link back to the original if you use it, but mostly have fun! This is to help people realize possible design flaws if your characters are too similar. I highly recommend challenging yourself with this one! Choose characters that you think are very similar to better help you understand where you might need help. See if your viewers can guess your character within the first half! Don't rely on eyes, and hair to differentiate your characters!! Make every subtle nuance unique! This applies for all styles! You can't tell me "But I draw humans, or anime." Look at any GOOD anime character designs and you'll see that you can fill this out for them too! Some good examples to use this meme on for preexisting characters: Cruela Devil, Jafar, Facilier, Cowboy Bebop cast, any of Hanna Barbera's characters or any pre 90s toon, Batman villains, etc.

If you post a link to your meme, I may not respond. I hope you don't find that rude, I just can't check them all I'm afraid, but feel free to post it for others' reference n.n

Here's my example: fyuvix.deviantart.com/art/Vari…
And here's an excellent human example by Altalamatox: fav.me/d4lka1i & fav.me/d4lmo1x by slategreen

If you liked this visual format, you might also be interested in the longform written version here fyuvix.deviantart.com/art/Char…

Another character uniqueness meme! stapledslut.deviantart.com/art…

A 4-character version of this file Character Variety Meme Large by Daisyvayle courtesy of :linkdaisyvale:

Arrow-Right by NyssaCreativeSee my Reference folder for tutorials on how YOU can add variety into your characters! Here's a few for starts: fyuvix.deviantart.com/art/Tuto… fyuvix.deviantart.com/art/Redl… fyuvix.deviantart.com/art/Anal…
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1LLUM1NAT1 Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Yeah so I tried, and I guess it turned out pretty good fav.me/da771un
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KirstiCatStJelloFoo Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Weeelll I tried this and I have tried to draw feet to no avail sooo lol
I did it though~ Thank you for posting your meme it was fun to do! 
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BrownEyes2013 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm Doing this! 
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TubbsPlz Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2016  New Deviant Student General Artist
I faved too many memes, but I'll do this one when I can.
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McRomu Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2016
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I love this meme *_*
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Inkadee Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! It was a fun exercise ^u^
 Comparision meme by Inkadee
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Rave-Star Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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thefruitsong Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
I have a pair of twins I think this would be fun to have subtle differences. 
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kodo-t Featured By Owner Jan 22, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
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BlankEye Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2016
Am I allowed to try this? It looks like it could be fun and good practice!
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2016  Professional Digital Artist
XD Of course! That's what its there for!
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BlankEye Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016
Thank you!
I am sorry if it was a dumb question, I just wanted to make sure I was not making a boo-boo!
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Tazannathewolf Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016  Hobbyist Artist
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BunnyFaceWolf Featured By Owner Edited Dec 31, 2015  Student General Artist
I made one OuO
Character Variety Meme by BunnyFaceWolf  
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Twizzler787 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I did it with two characters I'm developing! :3
Character Comparison: Tee + Lae
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lenden Featured By Owner Dec 18, 2015  Professional General Artist
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Azizla Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You can check mine, if you want =) I've just done it
Character Variety Meme - Who's Your M-R by Azizla
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ToxicKiba Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
toxickiba.deviantart.com/art/W… I had alot of fun, thank you for sharing!
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LadyScoora Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015
I wanna do it!
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mattlancer Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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FancyHatShop Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2015
oh my gosh this was so fun and helpful thank you Tight Hug 
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SimplyTrues Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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Daisyvayle Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Heyy I ended up doing it again! ovo Here's my version:
Character Variety meme by Daisyvayle

If you have any notes or critiques I'd love to hear them! qwq
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WolfoftheWilds Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey! I just now found this meme, and I wanted to know if I could edit it to have five characters?
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Sure thing!
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WolfoftheWilds Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you! Currently my tablet is not functioning due to Windows being generally unkind, but I'll attempt to make it as soon as I can.
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Daisyvayle Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
I went ahead and created a replica of the old four-column one. It's not exactly the same as the old one, But I got it as close as I could~ 
Character Variety Meme Large

If you want you can update the description with the link to this one instead uwu
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much!! I really appreciate it >w< Will do!
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Daisyvayle Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
No problem! I'm redoing my own version of the meme as well xux
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Daisyvayle Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Did you ever find out what happened to the file with 4 columns? If not will it ever be recreated?
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
THank you for asking! I never did, sadly TnT I don't know how to recover it. I may just have to recreate it by hand again
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Daisyvayle Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Do you plan on doing so any time soon? uvu If so I'd love to redo this meme with four this time haha >w<
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thejadedoptimist Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2015  Student
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cevier Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2015  Professional Interface Designer
did it! was much fun x)
cevier.deviantart.com/art/Char…
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Aulyssae12 Featured By Owner May 15, 2015  Student General Artist
This is amazing! Really helpful for people with OCs, especially if your style leans towards anime-like as most of the characters look exactly the same without their hairdo, or outfits, or colours. I'm going to try this out as soon as I can
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner May 22, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks! n.n
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oshirockingham Featured By Owner May 12, 2015   Digital Artist
did it :D
thanks for the meme :)
it was fun :)
Character Variety Meme by oshirockingham
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Widyadk Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Student Artist
My character does not have a nose, clothes, and hair.
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
The rest should still apply
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Widyadk Featured By Owner May 5, 2015  Student Artist
oh
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Kruziik-Krah Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2015  Student Digital Artist
This meme looks so amazing!! I'm having a little issue though... for the 4 character template, DeviantART says that it's unavailable to view... by chance, would there be any other way to download it?
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
I'm sorry I have NO clue where it went x.x But you can copy paste those boxes next to each other for a bigger template!
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Kruziik-Krah Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Oh, alright! Thank you for your time! Have a nice day!
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E3TV Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Been dying to do this meme since I first saw it a year ago. Finally go a tablet to do it!
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Faerest Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
I really freaking like this!  I'll do it someday when I have more than two characters on this account lol
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Prince-Of-Sin Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I'm seriously tired BOTH TIMEs I worked on this.
prince-of-sin.deviantart.com/a…
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Fyuvix Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
XD I'm glad! Thank you for posting n.n
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Prince-Of-Sin Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2015  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome.
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Crazypaola Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
used !! o3o
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Mewi-or-Melody-Wind Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
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