Titus the warrior also started with the illustration phase. As for Titus, the high poly version of him also created for animation purpose and for game cut scenes.
The famous witch Briar also started with the illustration phase before finally a high poly version of her created.
Dankuma also started with the sketching of his illustration that based on bear warrior.
Designing of Rina started with the sketching of her illustration. A female ninja with a distinct weapon on hand.