August 12, 2016 - Comments Off on Creating Babi Yeti

Creating Babi Yeti

One perfectly normal Autumn night in 2015 I doodled this:

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I didn't really know what they were at first. In all honesty I was just playing around with a style one of my favorite illustrators on Twitter, @pifafu, displays in her awesome work.

It's amazing how a simple doodle can explode an idea within your imagination.

That doodle, of who is now Babi Yeti and Babbit, turned into an ambitious idea to create an online brand of what will hopefully become fun images/gifs, videos, toys, and more.

So I started finding these characters:

and started finding their styles:

Eventually I found my characters:

babiyeti-character_lineup

I'm really excited about this project. In the coming months I'll be working on various pieces I'm putting together to launch a Kickstarter in January 2107! 🙌

(June 2017 note: this hasn't happened yet)

In the meantime, you can get to know Babi Yeti and his cool friends over on their website 😉

 

Published by: Will in Illustration

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