Art Cards: Toph
Toph may possibly be my favorite character from Avatar: The Last Airbender. She acts like such a non-stereotypical girl with no love interest. That is actually surprisingly rare.
One thing that I like is her ridiculously huge evil smile that she has sometimes. Normally, when I draw a person smiling, I draw white, implying teeth in their mouth. But for Toph, I decided to draw more lines in her teeth to make her look more...evil? Sure, lets go with evil.
Something that I am afraid of doing is drawing excessive lines on characters' faces to imply a heavy light source underneath their face. A lot of times, when I try to draw the lines, it just comes off as messy. But here, it looks pretty good. A bummer about the picture is that I would typically have her eyes looking downward at her actions. However, I chose to make her look straight since she is blind and wouldn't look in different directions often. I think the effect of her looking straight is odd-looking.