Top 10 Musicians Whose Looks Could Inspire a Fictional Character's Design
This list is for all the character designers out there (especially those who love music). A lot of musicians have really cool looks that could inspire the design of a fictional character. Just the looks of their costumes or makeup are enough for you to say "I gotta make a character out of this guy."
Feel free to add more musicians who you think could be good inspirations for a character's look.
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She's like the anime version of Penelope Garcia from Criminal Minds or Abbie from Navy CIS. - Martin_Canine
22Dahvie VanityDavid Jesus Torres, better known by his stage name Dahvie Vanity, is an American singer-songwriter and rapper born on September 5, 1984, who is best known as one half of Crunkcore duo Blood on the Dance Floor and as the face and creative mind behind Industrial project Sinners are Winners. He is also ...read more.
Could inspire movie about pedofile
He looks like an inspiration for a ferocious goblin in a fantasy world.
Reminds me of a punk rock teenager. - DynastiSugarPop
26Bill KaulitzBill Kaulitz-Trümper, sometimes using the pseudonym Billy, is a German singer-songwriter born on September 1, 1989, best known for being the frontman, lead singer and writer of multi-platinum winning pop rock band Tokio Hotel. During the time his band was most popular in Germany, which was in the mid-to-late ...read more.
28Al JourgensenAlain David Jourgensen (born Alejandro Ramírez Casas) is a Cuban-American musician, best known as the founder and frontman of industrial metal band Ministry (a pioneering band in the industrial metal genre).
Could inspire a cyberpunk character's look.
29Varg VikernesLouis Cachet (born Kristian Vikernes) more popularly known as Varg Vikernes, is a Norwegian musician, writer, and a convicted murderer and arsonist. He is known as the frontman of the one-man band Burzum (named after a word in the Black Speech, which is a fictional language in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord ...read more.
He looks like something out of a fantasy novel (I still don't like him as a person though due to his racist beliefs).
30Abbath Doom OccultaOlve Eikemo, better known by his stage name Abbath Doom Occulta, is a Norwegian musician who best known as the former frontman of black metal band Immortal and the current frontman of the band Abbath.
31Kyary Pamyu Pamyu
32Keith RichardsKeith Richards is an English musician—primarily a guitarist—singer, songwriter, best-selling memoirist, and founding member of the rock band The Rolling Stones.
Inspired Johnny Depp's performance as Jack Sparrow - GillisL
33TaddlThaddeus Tjarks, better known by his stage and channel name Taddl or the pseudonym TJ_beastboy, is a German rapper, singer-songwriter, YouTube star and internet personality born on September 1, 1994. ...read more.
You don't see it on this picture, but look at the other picture on here for his anime style new look. - Martin_Canine
34Nina HagenCatharina Hagen, better known by her stage name Nina Hagen, is a German singer-songwriter and actress born on March 11, 1955 in former East Berlin. ...read more.
37Mick ThomsonMickael Gordon "Mick" Thomson is an American heavy metal musician. Born in Des Moines, Iowa, he is best known as one of two guitarists in Slipknot, in which he is designated #7.
Looks like a character straight out of Mortal Kombat. - ThatoneMetalhead