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    How do you make all those cool little figures?

    There are all this great concept art out there with really cool little figures doing things. They usually make the art look epic, gives it scale. Has anyone seen discussions or info about this? ~MW

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    Most people use the CLFM (cool little figure maker) plug-in. But make sure you get V3.2...and use the "doing cool things" layer mode. Set pen pressure to "scale" as well.

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    spend a while making a few (five or six) brushes of little figures doing different things and you can use and reuse them

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    thanks for the good ideas! ~M

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    Jeff...you're going to hell!

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    I have found that when you spend too much time making your figures " do things" you neglect the possibility of them doing " stuff".

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    make some custom shapes out of these... (check out sparth's method)

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