Character design and drawing are tome-sized topics and even if I had all the answers (I don’t - I have a lot to learn), I’m not sure I could communicate them effectively. I’ve gathered some thoughts and ideas here, though, in case they’re helpful.
First, some general things:
I can’t fucking breathe. Holy shit. This is basically my entire personality and interests in a video. I will never recover from this.
I can’t even pretend for a second this isn’t something I would do lol