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OC Reference Sheet TEMPLATE by AtomixZaldox OC Reference Sheet TEMPLATE by AtomixZaldox
WOW! I cannot believe I got a DD out of this. :wow: Thank you so much everyone. I am regretting not putting up more artwork on this account now.

Also I would like to give a special thank you to my close friend =DragonElement11 who was pretty much the mastermind behind this whole thing. I just put the template together.


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- There is one option for a close view of the head and there are 3 different view options you can use to draw your character: front view, back view, and ¾ view. (for those who do not know ¾ view looks like this [link] )
- For those who are picky about colors, there is an option for skin tone, eye, and hair color under the color option. This can be used for clothes colors.
-'Colors associated with character' is if your character has a specific color that is related to them. For example The Simpsons=yellow, Superman=blue and red, Link=green, et cetera.

- I feel that this part is easy to understand so I should not have to explain much about it. However, feel free to ask if you have a question.

-This section is also easy to understand. It is just a collection of extra information.

:bulletgreen:Human Comparison:bulletgreen:
- Everybody finds it easier to visualize the size of something when it is compared to a familiar object. Characters are the same way. You can give a height and mass measurement, but it is always good to see what your character is like compared to a human so you can tell how the character might fit into our world.
- Remember that not everybody uses the Imperial Measurements so it is nice to see measurements converted to the Metric System (or vice versa). Here is a link to the calculator I use [link]

- There are 9 boxes where you may draw your character’s possessions.

- You can use this to list your character’s unique traits. It can be anything from their gift of music to their ability to control minds. If your character is not super human just use this to list quirks or cool things your character can do.

- Use this space here to include any extra information that must be known about your character. I do not use this to tell the character’s history because that would spoil the story, instead I use it for drawing extra views of the character like their different expressions or actions. It is all up to you as to what goes here.

I hope you like my reference template that I made. I often have searched for a good template that I could use for any of my characters, but I could never find one that covered almost everything. I hope you can use this, so enjoy! :)

*EDIT* (8/9/10) I forgot to distinguish the difference between the 'strengths' part in the 'information' section and the 'talents/abilities'. The strengths and weaknesses in the information part are supposed to be about your character's personality or bad/good habits. The talents/abilities are things your character can do or are good at physically.

*EDIT* (10/11/10) I am getting the question 'What does orientation mean?' and the answer would be that 'orientation' means 'sexual orientation' like gay, bi, straight and so on.

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Daily Deviation

Given 2011-07-05
OC Reference Sheet TEMPLATE by =AtomixZaldox -- Suggester's words: By looking through the whole sheet, I can't find anything missing. It really has everything needed to make an excellent ref. ( Suggested by Linkyu and Featured by FantasyStock )
Siconah323 Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
AWESOME! I already made one and I have a feeling it'll come in handy more than once.…
9nails Featured By Owner Edited Mar 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Nice, I may have to use this since I'm having a hard time organizing my own ref. Used here: Sage Nagako Reference Sheet
SKILLZ001 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015   Digital Artist
Cool...nice idea!
Karidurosu Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014
Absolutely wonderful work you put in here!  I used it for my Basios Reference
darklord86 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2014
xXLadySapphireXx Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Used thanks! :3
Emmahl Featured By Owner Aug 5, 2014  Hobbyist
Really handy, I might actually use this one! :) Great job.
Homerboy4 Featured By Owner Edited Jul 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist…
Yeah this is the 3rd time now, you can go about your business plz.
Homerboy4 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist…
Rushed this one on purpose because I have another reference sheet done before.
nazo677 Featured By Owner May 12, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
May I use it? I like asking first
SaraiK Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Student Digital Artist
#1 and i will use this for another one later
SaraiK Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Homerboy4 Featured By Owner Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Raze-Two Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
This deserves every practicality award. ever. :D Favorited.
Shadowfang5203 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist

I used it here:

This template has everything you can imagine about a person's OC!

Shadow-the-Shade Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist Sorry it's so blurry ;~; I tried so hard on it though :meow:
JessTheGenie Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
okaaaayyyyy so yeah XD i wanna use this XD but i have 83 character! so i might use it 83 times! OwO! 
is that okay? ^.^
marcieincooke Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist…


That's the link to mine. Thank you so much!!!

wishgranted14 Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2013  Student General Artist
This is probably a really stupid question... But what does the orientation mean on the info section ^^;
marcieincooke Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It means what your sexual orientation is. If you are homosexual, heterosexual, or both.:) (Smile) 
wishgranted14 Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Student General Artist
Ok thanks :)
marcieincooke Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Anytime :)
wishgranted14 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2013  Student General Artist
Gloomy-Butt Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Gloomy-Butt Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Student Digital Artist
lausa38 Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
Aaaaaah! thank you so much for making this! I have been searching for AGES now trying to find a great OC  reference sheet and yours is by far one of the best! Thank youuuu and it will be used A LOT <33
funCatty Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013  Student Artist
Akiyata Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
[link] -Here's the first one! :'D I really love this ref sheet! Thank you for letting us use it :aww: I'm going to use it for all my characters, but this is the only one I'll link in the comments, since it's the first. :meow:
Akiyata Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Best reference sheet I've seen!! :la: Thanks for this! :aww:
Foxfire333 Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2013  Student General Artist
this is so cool!
butt-prince-ike Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used it [link] (◡‿◡✿)
2BeAnnounced Featured By Owner May 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for making this; it looks like it could be very helpful! :D
chocomax Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Student Digital Artist
this is awesome! so specific :)
Alagacerelon Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Okay I did it :) [link] It was a blast!
Alagacerelon Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
What a gem! I get excited just looking at it! :iconimhappyplz:
fartbisket Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Student Digital Artist
Is it printable?
Lpswolfy Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Can it be an animal?
SmellMehFeet Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg this is just what I need! When I'm finished I'll post the link here in the comments!
Knight-Of-God Featured By Owner Dec 19, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is the coolest Ref Sheet ever!!! :la::la::la::la::la: Thanks so much for making this! I'll tell ya when I've used it!
DarkSoulAngel2001 Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
LordNemeroth Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
By looking through this, I see why it has been rewarded with a 'Daily Deviation', as it allows you to put every single thing about your character. But I've been wondering about something about the angles of the character: am I allowed to use 3/4's for 'front' and 'back' as well, now that I see '3/4' has its own box?
ChibiStarChan Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Student General Artist
Chibi-4-life Featured By Owner Oct 14, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Chi-ChiKoalabear Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Using this :D
ZozabelleBaron Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks, this is just what I needed. I found one that was pure text, but I actually need one for pics because, you know, some people lack imagination.
munbird Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
ah, this'll be great for someone too lazy to make their own reference sheet (like me!).
one question, would i be allowed to modify this for certain characters? i'd like to make it wider for at least one quadruped (and might want to expand the height chart for some of them).
IrthosCaesin Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thankyouthankyouthankyou! I have desperately needed this to show my readers what my version of Halfdragons look like!
StellaStarfish Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you soooo much for this! I have a buttload of oc's and i need to keep track of them all... haha
but seriously, this is awesome. thanks!! :D
me use to, il give credit for use:)
TimeHeroKaiser Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
can you do one for me that's sorta like this? [link]
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