You see them everywhere! They were a thing long before Inktober and still are a thing today. In fact: There are so many channels providing art prompts that artists can make their day jobs out of it! If only it would pay, right… The reason it’s such a ‘thing’ is that it works. It works very well even. And its does for many reasons. So what are prompts, why are they so effective, and where can you find them?
When you work on a design, you will want to spend your time communicating something that makes sense. This could be an iconic bulky warrior or a design for a creature that’s not what it seems like. Either way: You won’t be doing something random as that’s just a waste of your time. Understanding what shapes communicate is one of the most basic skills you need to have, especially when it comes to creature designs.
The adult jellyfish, though enigmatic, isn’t the most popular kind of animal. However, they’re a great creature for creatives. Their calm and careless way of living, and their various physical traits are not only amazing for creature designs and storytelling, but are also very popular in ocean-themed babyrooms. For those with a true love for jellyfish there are lamps, sculptures, christmas decoration and much much more.
Adult jellyfish for creatives explains more about this wonderful creature. Its important to look at their behaviour, their diet, the way they look and move, their habitat… All in all its important to know the species inside out. Other than that, its very helpful to understand symbolism as well, as that tells a lot about how people feel about them.