Spirit of 76 Character Design Contest Entries

Character Design Contest Entries!

In celebration of Independence Day, Taught By A Pro is running a Character Design Contest!  The painting the Spirit of 76 by Archibald Willard of the fife and drums with the American flag behind it is an iconic image of the American Revolution.

Below are the awesome entries we have received so far (9:00 am on 7/3 U.S. central time). 


The winner of the contest will have their character design reviewed and critiqued by Tom Bancroft and will receive threeTaught By A Pro courses. Two runners up will receive one Taught By A Pro online course.  The contest, is to be judged by Tom Bancroft.

Contest details

For more information on designing awesome characters, see the Taught By A Pro courses Introduction to Character Design and Creating a Character for A Purpose or Tom Bancroft’s Character Design books “Creating Characters with Personality” and “Character Mentor.”


  • lemuras

    Hi, Why my drawing is not there :c?, I sent it yesterday afternoon

    • Rich Lanam

      Sorry about that. it is there now