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"Goat Boy! -- Expressions" by K. Fletcher

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You ever heard the expression, 'That really gets my goat'? Well, I said that to a friend of mine in an e-mail about the punctuation in his story, and then it got around to the goat biting him and he kicking the goat, and silliness like that. I said something along the lines of 'I should draw a goat so I can attach him to e-mails when I have a beef with your punctuation!' and thus was born the idea of Goat Boy. Well, I'd had the idea before, but this gave me something more solid to start on. So one day I was having some artist's block and I decided to play around and make this Goat Boy. Thinking that he should be a rather animated character (and noticing that I tend to not put any emotion into my character's expressions) I drew several expressions of him on the same sheet. That's what this is. He reminds me a little of me, if I were a goat boy, that is ^_^ Quite spasmodic in his emotions. But yeah, drawn with pencil; moved some of the heads around, darkened it, and tweaked a couple of the heads in Photoshop.

6 Jan 200345 Robbye 'Quelyntr WolfComet' Nicholson
Of course you can convey emotion using goat ears.. heh.

Surprised/Alert: Straight up and pointed forward
Sad: drooping downward
Excited/Happy/Neutral: Pointed forward at least, and if not, held standard at the side
Mischevious: Pointed backwards
Angry: Pointed backwards, side closest to head flattened against head
Confused: Pointed forward, but one cocked to the side, and the other possibly drooping in the middle

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "Heh, thanks! I'll have to try some of those out next time. But I'm not sure I've ever seen a goat with its ears sticking straight up... ^_^ Perhaps I'll have to make me a Cat Boy, or Dog Boy to try those out on too!"
6 Jan 200345 Robbye 'Quelyntr WolfComet' Nicholson
YESH! EXPRESSION SHEET!!! XD Don't neglect these-- they're a big help with expression practice!.... well, yeah DUH Quel, but it's true! ^_^

lol Everyone DOES love goat boy! 10 I bet he packs a mean kick. :x

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "Ya know, they really do help! Well, this is the only one I've ever done... But it's good practice! I've read where you mention using an animal's ears (He's not really a "furry", is he now...) to help convey emotion, but could you really do anything like that with his big floppy goat ears? Ha, well at least FOUR people like him, if I include myself. He only uses that kick when someone has REALLY bad grammer. Otherwise, he just bites you ^_^ Thanks for the comment!"
7 Feb 2003:-) Louisa Watson
Aww, he's cuuute! I love his range of expressions - I can't decide which is my favourite! I really like the idea behind it! 2

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "Aw yes, my own personal Goat Boy to bite people with poor grammer! Bwa ha! Expression sheets really are pretty good practice, or just drawing something repetitively in different ways. I'm thinking I need to do more Goat Boy pictures. What do you think? ^_~ Thanks for the comment!"
6 Apr 2003:-) Stessi Samford
Bwahahahaaaaaaa! I found the infamous goat-boy!! *steals the confused one* ^_^

1 K. Fletcher replies: "Heh, I'm going to need that back, Nebula! "
7 Sep 2003:-) Caroline Kerstens
Goat Boy rox. Yesh, he does. Yeshhhhhhhh, he does. He's so cute! *pets him and gives him a sweet onion*

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "*Goat Boy politely accepts the onion* Thank you! Happy to hear you think he's so cute ^_^ Thanks for the comment!"
18 Sep 2003:-) LK Lady Kakata Roxanne
*Sneaks in*
*Stuffs him up her t-shirt*
*Whistles on her way out*

Lady Kakata

16 K. Fletcher replies: "  Oh, my poor innocent little Goat Boy. Why must you corrupt his mind with your shirt-stuffing?! Better watch out, he bites... >_ Um, I am going to need him back, ya know? Kakata?..."
17 Oct 200345 Anonymous
Awwwww! He's soooo cute!...Yummy...But his eyes aren't goat-ish...You should give him goat eyes...You know...They are like...Sideways...Any ways...I love him...I love goats...Hmmmm....Good job

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "Happy to hear you think he's cute! Well actually, goats have rectangular pupils. But I rather like him with normal ones. I think his unusual eye color can be his goat part, and his pupils can be his boy part ^_^ That works out, doesn't it? Thanks for the comment!"
1 Nov 200345 Marianne 'Meriadoc' Cassidy
Aw! He rocks...in an adorable way! *rumples his hair* And that's no small set of interesting expressions you got there either! Go Goat Boy!

:-) K. Fletcher replies: "And go Snuff! Glad you think Goat Boy rocks ^_^ Thanks a lot for commenting!"
12 Dec 200345 Klarsprie
Lolz!! U know those posters of the different 25-30 emotions? Yea well u should do that!! And then like lable them all! Lolz!! That would be great! "quack, quack" ;p

3 K. Fletcher replies: "  Hey, that's actually a REALLY GREAT idea!! And such good practice for someone whose drawings usually have so little emotion. You know, I might just do something like that. I'll have to get my hands on one of those posters ^_^ Thanks a lot, Karen! "bleat, bleat" XP"
31 Jul 2004:-) Hannah Hannie O_Reilly
I'm happy for you....er.....Fletch, You have really developed this character, have you ever written about him??
I am very interested partly because he is interesting partly because he has a Rockin' Goat-ee

12 K. Fletcher replies: "Yep, you can call me Fletch ^_^ Sadly no, I haven't really written anything about dear Goat Boy. He's just kind of a joke I whip out every now and then. Although with nice people like you showing interest, I might be persuaded to develop him further ^_~ Thank you for commenting!"
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'Goat Boy! -- Expressions':
 • Created by: :-) K. Fletcher
 • Copyright: ©K. Fletcher. All rights reserved!

 • Keywords: Boy, Boys, Cute, Emotion, Emotions, Expression, Expressions, Facial, Facialstudy, Funny, Goat, Goatboy, Head, Heads, Headstudy, Man, Mechanicalpencil, Men, Pencil, Photoshop, Study
 • Categories: Anime / Manga, Anthropomorphic (Furries), Head or Facial Study, Humourous or Cute Things, Man, Men, Mythical Creatures & Assorted Monsters
 • Techniques: Pencil/Graphite Pen, Computer Program, Mixed Media, Other Computer Paint Program, Other, Mechanical/Technical Pencils
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