Colors reflect the mood and personality of the character. The colors also assist in capturing the eye of the observer who is looking at the character. Contrast is important to any piece of Artwork. The contrast of light to shadows and from the colors of yellow to blue all add to a successful piece. That is why picking the right shades of colors can be difficult.
Haven't decided on his hair just yet, cause after all, the clothes are what make the Man... or Brownie (in this case). And just like any man (or Brownie) he is trying to run off - now that he has given me his two cents worth. He doesn't know we are just getting started (but he will figure that out soon as I have velcroed his tush to the table).