Did you know that Jim Knopf is the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-grandfather of Mark and David Knopfler and the great-great-great- great-great-great-great-great-grandfather of Jenson Button?
How long it takes to create this characters, they are amazing, I'm planning to start using dazstudio with a mesh called Aiko and paintover. I know about anatomy but, for clients having a basemesh that u can pose and over paint can save a lot of times, maybe doing life drawing from time to time on the weekends can maintain the brain muscle healthy and don't get rusty. Any sugestions? keep it up the good work by the way.
My first thought too... Reminds me of the controversy over the movie The last Airbender. There all non-caucasian characters from the cartoon were played by caucasian actors. Are African or Asian heroes really so unthinkable?