How to Develop Your Character Voice
You’ve been told a thousand times that you should market those quirky voices you love to use, that you have such an “animated sound”. What does that even mean? After unique character voice all, you’re just being you…right? There’s a high demand for character voices from radio to video games to accents. Learn how to bring out those amazing sounds and develop your character voice. Luckily, it’s pretty simple if you follow a few easy tips.
Character Voice Uses
Character voices are everywhere. In fact, if you stop and think about it, you’ve probably heard over a dozen already today. Some of the best can be found in the entertainment world, including cartoons, e-cards, toys, games, website flash and pretty much anywhere where there is fun, color and voice. So you can see, there is more to character voice than Bart Simpson or Bugs Bunny.
Make the Most of Your surroundings
Everywhere you look there is another potential character just waiting to be born. In fact, most well known character voices were actually inspired from real life people. Think about the friendly bartender around the corner or the happy go lucky cashier clerk at the local quick mart. These are diamonds in the rough. Use your surroundings as motivation for developing your voice.
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