Thumbelina: Character Design

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It always annoyed me when I read a Thumbelina picture book or saw a cartoon of Thumbelina, how she came out of the flower wearing a dress that was meant for humans.


So I decided to redesign a more NATURAL look for Thumbelina. I want her to appear to be part of nature. I used mostly petal and leaf shapes.


It somehow turned into a 20's flapper style dress.


 


Maybe somebody could come up with a story for her? As thumbelina or even as her own unique new character?


 

Created: Aug 21, 2012

Tags: character design, black and white, fairytale, high-res, thumbelina, drawing, fantasy, flowers, design, fairy, digital, nature, flower, illustration

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