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fakes en _ishment. its important to
remember that a genuine smile creates
wrinkles around the eyes!
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character has a secret or an opinion
they dent want to share.
Bending the head down and looking
up and away is often used as a courtship
R - symbol - this coy smile is considered
Pa sexy but also makes dominant personalities
want to protect the person smiling.
Raising the eyebrows shows submission.
lowering them shows dominance. Where
you put the characters eyebrows naturally
when you design them can affect how the
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a lot on what its combined ,
What direction someone looks while
trying to recall something often shows
what theyre thinking of.
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Humans find dilated (big) pupils most attractive. Dilated pupils are also
signal of attraction during courtship and a sign of general interest.
Pupil sizes are found to correlate with problem solving. reaching
maximum dilation when the solution is found.
This sequence shows a really common
courtship signal, When one person catches
another persons gaze from across the
room. holds it. and then looks to the side.
it signals interest and the possibility of
submission (in a biological way...)
In general. legs show where you want to go. Many people know body
language tricks about the face and how to fake a smile, but there are
few tips about the lower body. so legs often reveal a persons
true intentions or desires.
fl neutral position that shows nothing.
fl common pose where one foot points
where the person wants to go (or the
most attractive person in a group!)
R dominant position that says the person
is not planning to leave. Called a crotch
display. shows no fear!
Crotch displays also apply to sitting.
this shows an open and dominant
a fl closed or uncertain attitude.
Crossed arms ' crossed legs means
not open to communication at all!
This is called a Figure ‘l. and is another
seated crotch display showing dominance.
The leg twine. where you wrap one leg
around the other. is used by shy and
I Liars move their legs and lower bodies
more and its easier for people to detect
a liar when they can see the persons
W lower body.
The study of proximity is something you can google. but it basically
talks about how you only let those closest to 'Nu... well. closest
to you! flow close you place your characters to each other
can show how close they are emotionally. Be careful. though -
the range of the spaces changes from country to country. so
take into account your characters background.
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