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    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Grow up fast, or not at all. Yomi Shinimi … Read More
    Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Grow up fast, or not at all. Yomi Shinimi Oboro, is a character I designed and created, with intended use across a variety of media, including: animation, video games, manga, television, and film. She is a female ninja from Japan, circa 1910 (with some fantasy-element allowances), whom has been forced to mature well beyond her years after he brother falls in battle. Read Less
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Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Grow up fast, or not at all.
Oboro Clan Symbol
Yomi Shinimi Oboro, is a character I designed and created, with intended use across a variety of media, including: animation, video games, manga, television, and film. She is a female ninja from Japan, circa 1910 (with some fantasy-element allowances), whom has been forced to mature well beyond her years after he brother falls in battle.
rough mood sketch
rough mood sketch
As an adept of stealth and assassination, I wanted to keep two axioms in mind: agility, and ferocity. In order to portray the character I envisioned, I wanted to priortize these character traits in both personality, and appearance.
alternate pose
future shift armor
For agility, she needed to appear slinky, light-footed, and nimble when drawn. Her pose should be charged with energy, her body needed to be slender and flexible. Her armor needed to be light weight, but not sacrifice function. She needed to be a dark wind, an ominous presence, an unseen threat.
final sketch
initial vector
For ferocity, I wanted her to have clear purpose in her appearance. Her eyes needed to glow with hostility, her form needed to be aggressive. Her long hair was held back in a messy bun, maintaining her femininty, while staying practical. Her viscious intent needed to be visible from the moment she was seen.
final render