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Well researched Hetalia OCs by NyanNeko15 Well researched Hetalia OCs by NyanNeko15
Well anyways when it comes to Hetalia OCs it's all about doing research,there are some Hetalia OCs that are good and some that are not,really when it comes doing a Hetalia OC for a country you don't know of,that means you have to get facts first before you draw your OCs,seriously though,if you're going to do a Hetalia OC you have to do as much research as possible,that means by getting you info on the country's religion,culture,people,relations with other countries,history,ect.
if you do a Hetalia OC you should be showing respect for the people who live there,i think getting research is more important than drawing the OCs,plus you don't want your Hetalia OC being called a Mary Sue or a Gary Stu.

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wingedoracle Featured By Owner May 26, 2014
If you don't know anything about most countries, I would recommend you to make an OC for an made up country.
NyanNeko15 Featured By Owner May 27, 2014
I made a Hetalia oc before I did the research for her too
ThatGekGirl Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2014  Professional Writer
This is very true. I came across an Amsterdam/Rotterdam OC, and I was very offended; being from Nederland myself, the only thing we're addicted to is licorice. Not a single one of my friends or myself are druggies, so don't think everyone from Nederland is! They had the OC as blonde haired, blue eyed stoner. And the name wasn't even Dutch.
velvetturkey Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Im tired of mine becmeing mary sue to some people they are well rescearched but i fear losing my characters if i put up thier bio .-.
ScarlettaAgni Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2013  Student Traditional Artist

Me and my pal made an Antarctica OC.

We did our research and made her a cousin of Russia, so she looks a bit like him, wears thick clothing, and gave her the surname of a Russian scientist that studied there.

Idontknowwhoyouknow Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Me too! There are several that are so messed up... don't wanna look....
Symphano Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
I know. I almost got myself in an arguement because of an underdeveloped OC, but then I decided to be the bigger person. :3
ddisco1000 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2013
same here...i hate when ppl srew up with an oc expecially an oc of mexico and whitewash her/him or dont understand the background of the true country... same goes for the other countries...
yay well researched hetalia ocs :iconyaymexicoplz:
DaBair Featured By Owner May 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Mexico does have a large white population, but Hetalia's theme is national stereotypes/personifications. Not saying that in a bad's just one of the things that makes Hetalia Hetalia. For example, in real life, Germans have many phenotypes. But blond and blue-eyed fits the common stereotype of Germans, so it makes sense for Prussia to be blond and blue-eyed, regardless that there are many Germans with dark hair and dark eyes (my German ancestors were mostly dark-haired, though a few had red hair).

Still, Hetalia's characters don't always represent the phenotype of the majority of a country. Hetalia depicts France as blond, and most French people IRL have brown hair. Red hair is actually relatively rare in Italy despite Hetalia depicting Italy as a redhead. (Well, at least they didn't make him blond and blue-eyed, although blond hair is more common in Italy than red hair.) Most Turks are nowhere near as dark as Turkey from Hetalia.
NyanNeko15 Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013
Sometimes I've seen people trying to relate Latin OCs to Shakira especially Columbia OCs
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