365 Vector Character Designs – a Designers Personal Project

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a post about personal design projects and how important I think they are to stretch yourself and your design talents. Being a big fan of character design I was impressed to find Project 365 Vector Characters created by designer Sneh Roy from http://www.littleboxofideas.com.

Sneh has challenged herself to create one vector character a day for a year

I am not sure I could be so disciplined to create a character a day for a year but I admire her for doing so. Check out a few of her characters below and visit her blog to see more.

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10 Comments

  1. Posted October 7, 2010 at 12:19 pm | Permalink

    Personal projects are great for R&D, it gives you a chance to be more creative and their are no restrictions to the project!

  2. Posted October 10, 2010 at 12:15 am | Permalink

    What a great idea, but it’s definitely challenging to keep up with it for 365 days!

    PS. The links from the article aren’t working for me..

  3. Leticia Heroine Ruiz
    Posted October 10, 2010 at 5:26 am | Permalink

    That´s a very nice exercise !
    because u can experiment all ur feelings every day and the last day of the year u can know how was ur life that year!
    I did something similiar some years ago, I did some draws and i discovered how my creativity were grown up..!!

    Ps.. Sorry If my comment had bad ortography or is not ok…
    but Im from mexico,, and I still learning english… if someone wana help me I´ll be thnakfuL!!

  4. Posted October 11, 2010 at 10:28 am | Permalink

    Hi, Thanks for your comment – The links are working ok for me, so maybe the site was just down for a bit. Please let me know if you have any more problems

  5. Posted October 12, 2010 at 9:53 am | Permalink

    That’s a really cool idea. I really like Sneh’s style of illustration so am sure that she will have some amazing characters after 365 days. Excellent effort. Thanks for sharing Tara.

  6. Posted October 14, 2010 at 9:05 am | Permalink

    I’ve had a look at some of the characters she has drawn and they are brilliant. To be able to make one a day is a very disciplined thing to do. I have a lot of respect for people who do 365 projects.

  7. Posted October 14, 2010 at 1:42 pm | Permalink

    Wow, fair play to her for carrying on and doing this every single day… Hope she gets the recognition she deserves for doing it. Looks like she’s managing to keep them all quite different too, cool.

  8. Posted October 18, 2010 at 9:05 pm | Permalink

    You can never see too much of these. Is crazy what you can do with Illustrator without even touching the gradient mesh tool.

  9. Posted October 19, 2010 at 11:31 am | Permalink

    Hi Will – I know its amazing how simple yet cool her characters are.

  10. Posted February 11, 2011 at 4:07 am | Permalink

    Hi Will – I know its amazing how simple yet cool her characters are.

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