BB the AI

This is BB! I think I featured her in a post before but I can’t remember. She has a long story but she’s basically an AI possessing a human body. Her design has changed the least out of my characters. There’s something timeless about a loose top that’s actually backless.

This sheet is actually me testing how well I can draw her and if I want to do any tweaks. My main takeaway was to give her a doorway-shaped silhouette with her jacket and to give her a syringe gun. Now she looks like a stylish mad scientist.

I drew the above character sheet for this year’s artfight. Let’s compare it to her old one!



J. Shen or "Micey" is a sophomore at Umich. She loves character design and telling stories and dabbles in making her own comics. Sketchbook Smashing is an 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 Her art Tumblr is

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