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Craft an original character in Illustrator.

Finding inspiration can sometimes be an arduous task when trying to conceive an original character design.

But instead of stretching to the far reaches of the wacky and the inexplicable, try taking a step back to the everyday - it can make all the difference.

This project explores the idea of sourcing inspiration from everyday experiences, and reveals how a touch of imagination can forge an original and exciting character from scratch.

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