Kita Again

Upon placing Kita right next to her fellow player characters, I realized she looked way too modern. So I redid her. I wanted to keep her traveler aspect but I had to dial down the tourist part of her character design. I also toyed with her having openings on her boots in case she needed to release bees from her legs. I’m now working on making her face more inhuman with wider set eyes, etc.


J. Shen or "Micey" is an undecided Freshman at Umich. She loves character design and telling stories and dabbles in making her own comics. Sketchbook Smashing is her attempt to chronicle her process in designing characters. From first concepts, hairstyle and outfit changes, or even complete shifts in design. She also hopes to map out how her own art style changes throughout the year. Her website is

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4 months 16 days ago

Style icon…love her!