Welcome! I'm Riv Re, teenager and aspiring author. I post Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday. Tuesdays are for book reviews; Thursdays are for a weekly meme called "Character Dolls," which showcases character depictions I made online; and on Sundays I just wing it.
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Thursday, March 1, 2012

Character Dolls: Cadan,

Hey Blogger Buds,
I know, I missed Tuesday. I barely even got today's post in, my life has been so crazy. And it's probably a really bad idea that I'm posting today, since I've got a mountain of work to do.
But I love you guys so much I made you a picture of Cadan from Angelfire and Wings of the Wicked.

If you've spent more than three seconds on my blog, you KNOW how much I love me some Cadan.

First, a meme reminder:
"Character Dolls" is a weekly meme here at Riv Reads every Thursday. Doll-making websites, like elouai, are my guilty pleasure, and I figured that while I'm on them, I might as well fan-girl a bit! And while I'm doing that, why not share some of my creations on the blog?
Please don't use this meme without express permission from myself first.
Unless otherwise stated, all dolls are made with elouai.
And, of course, I ask that you don't alter my dolls, or claim them as your own. If you like one of the dolls, and want to spread the love, please don't post the picture on your own blog, but instead link back here! And you're welcome to give it a go, of course, and create your own dolls. If you do, let me know so I can check it out!

Wings of the Wicked (Angelfire, #2)
This week's character is Will from the Angelfire series.

(drumroll, please)

I had an idea of where I wanted to go with Cadan. Though I was scared I wouldn't be able to portray his steaminess, I don't think this one's an #epicfail.
1) The eyes were pretty easy to find, since Cadan's got this killer gaze, like all reapers. The rest of the face is pretty meh, and the hair wasn't too difficult either.
2) I added wings! I love them.
3) It wasn't so hard to find shirts and pairs of pants that fit, nor to narrow it down. Cadan is the classy kind of guy reaper, the kind who wears long-sleeve shirts and ties, or t-shirts with vests. I narrowed my outfits down to two: This one, and another that's pretty much the same with inverted colors, and a bit of blue on the shirt. I decided on this outfit for a few reasons: (a) I wanted white pants (b) I like the classiness of the checkered button-down and vest and (c) White is usually a sign of good. The facts that his whole outfit, including his wings, is almost confusing, since he's a demonic reaper. I wanted to raise the question on whether he's good or evil. He's all white, with that big black thing smack in the center, messing it all up.
4) In retrospect, I should have given him white shoes to go with the whole "good or evil" thing, but I instinctively chose black.

Overall: I don't really like his face, but I think Cadan is pretty okay. He also contrasts with Will quite nicely.

What do you think?



  1. Rivdan, dude! You need to get a twittah so we can constantly squee about Cadan and Will. <333

    But yeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeah, Wings of the Wicked was outta this world! Now you know why I'm so crazily obsessed with it?! LOL

    Yes, chapter 17, prom, Will's birthday, Nathaniel, Cadan and the library scene, Cadan and the bench scene, Cadan and the scene behind the school, and SO much more! OMGOMGOMGOMGOMGOMG!



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