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Marsha - Character Sheet by Skailla Marsha - Character Sheet by Skailla
Gender: Female
Breed: Border Collie ([link])
Age: 17 years old
Size: 48 cm
Nicknames/Aliases: none
Function: Helps at the local Grocery shop.

Personality: Marsha is your typical teenager in crises. She is moody, freaks out frequently and also has sudden attacks of good humor. She hangs between extremely mature to childish, always getting into brotherly fights with her 10 years old brother, Dany, and having absolutely no patience when he defies her (which he does a lot, out of pure fun). When she's not having anger bursts, Marsha is very playful and kind. She can seem a little bit bossy and annoying at times, but that's the way she found to keep her family safe and well.
Although she's still very young, Marsha carries a great weight of responsibility for her age: she has to take care of her two younger brother and sister, and her trouble-lurking uncle, Chase. Chase worries her a lot, since she and Dany are completely against his way of gaining money.
She is brave and bold, and knows how to stand her ground when she needs to. Marsha doesn't like to show weakness, and even when she's about to burst into crying, she holds a smile on her face, and makes everyone believe she's ok. She also likes to stay positive even during the most difficult times, and always tries to bring hope to the family.

Background: Marsha is the first daughter of Gloria (Chase's sister) and Claude, two small farmers from the region of Gold Marrow. She lost her father when she was just 14 in a work accident, which had the biggest impact in her life. Her mother got sick little time after that, and had to go live in the city with her other brother, Roger, trying to find a cure for her mysterious illness. Marsha stayed behind in Gold Marrow with her two little siblings, and to be looked after by her scruffy uncle, Chase. He was supposed to look after their farm as well, but he lost everything in gambling, and had to move with his nephews to a little house in the town of Gold Marrow. During the first two years, living with her uncle was a complete mess. They were always having to run away, being kicked out of places and having to watch Chase struggling through difficult and even painful situations to get them food to eat. Their way of life had an up when Chase started working with Jeffrey, but Marsha's worries only grew. She knew her uncle was getting involved with serious danger, and even thought they got money, she never thought it was worth the price they would have to pay for it.
But besides all of the bad moments they have been trough, Marsha started to care for her family more than ever. She might dislike the way things are going, but her love for her siblings and uncle is absolutely unconditional and irreplaceable.

Relations: Daughter of Gloria and Claude. Older sister of Dany and Sherry. Niece of Chase and Roger. No love interests, but she's popular with the boys.

Additional information:
She has a very strong country girl accent
She talks a lot and extremely fast when she's nervous
Her necklace is a human ring her father once gave her when she was little. She carries it in his memory.

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:iconkingdomheartsewy:
KingdomHeartsEWY Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2015
Awesome :D
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SilverLi0n1 Featured By Owner Jan 5, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Marsha Marsha Marsha! 
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LaikaGamer Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2014
i love her design , plus she reminds me of myself Nico Icon XDDD
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StarryEclipse14 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014
I really like this character!  I am really excited to see her play a part in your graphic novel :D.
~Starry
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SoNotYourAverageGirl Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013
Me too! I can do a pretty good southern, australian and english accents. 
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EternalUniverse1 Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2013
Hey there Marsha *strokes Marsha's back while she lays down*
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lonewolf26104 Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i would love to be her voice actor! X33333
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StonePaw1 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
She reminds me of myself xD
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GilmourApatosaur Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent character! Her freckles are a nice touch.:thumbsup:
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tinywolfy8811 Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2012  Student Artist
awesome
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Roxalew Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2012  Student General Artist
Incredible character :clap:
:iconturbopokeplz::iconbummy3::icontardhugplz::squee::iconbummy2::glomp::hug::dance::wow::love:
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Horsewolfy Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012   Digital Artist
OMG I LOVE HER <3
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DarkestSoul13 Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful as usual. :) I absolutely love her design! :)
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:iconkodaic:
Kodaic Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2012  Student General Artist
Very nice! :)
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:iconnatalikla:
NataliKla Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love bordeol colia :D :heart:
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:iconniterei:
niterei Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice face and cute colors. it really suits this character.
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insane97 Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
She's so cute, and she kinda reminds me of myself! :D Love it!
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Jenaiify Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012
It's very interesting to read about your characters! 8D I should check out the earlier refs out, too. And the comic itself. (:
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Uryalgreycut Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's great, once again.
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Kodimarto Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012   Filmographer
She's beautiful! :) If you don't mind me saying she looks a bit like Delilah. Still good work. :)
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EternalStarTrail Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Oh wow Marsha is definately a gorgeous looking girl. I just love the liver and white coat, plus the ring necklace really seems to fit her well.
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Mindjock Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ooh, scruffy, again.
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Sladin5Ever Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is by far my favorite design. She looks so pretty
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DodgerJoey Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Wow, really like her design, she fits perfectly to be Chase's niece. Also I love Border Collies **

P.S: Now that I read her info, I see there actually ARE children in Golden Marrow, gues my OC isn't as original now, huh? xD
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Nadasi Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student Interface Designer
The perfect niece for Chase, no matter what's the state! :) I love this pairing you made and I'm also curious about Dany and Sherry, though the latter may not have a very built-up personality yet! :XD:
And I have to tell you that Marsha is the most beautiful girl in the whole cast, I swear! ...yet.
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RayfordSteele Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
She's pretty! LOL
Very strong country accent hahaha I know what that's like o.O
Is Gloria still alive or did she die from her illness?
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Rin-chan1234 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aaaww she so purdy!! X3 :squee:
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EpicSkiFreak Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
She's so pretty!! ^^
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Kell-2K Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
asdfghjkl ok. this is now my favorite character :O
i feel like we have so much in common :'3
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Tuxn Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
asdfgh she is so cute!
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MaximWolf Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Wow! Ur absolutely amazing!
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Moongaze14 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Marsha looks beautiful Skailla. She sure looks like an interesting character. I can't wait to see more of your characters in the future.
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Sedomix Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012
Another lovely character. Your head must really be crowded with them, because so far you've managed to post so many reference sheets and each character was unique not only in appearance, but in their personality and backstory. I really like reading them. It makes me wanna draw a scene from their past. and maybe I'll draw something one day. I can't wait to see more art from you!
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D-Rock92 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, amazing that she can bear all of that.
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Mytokyokitty Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awe, I just love those eyes. I could just hug her all day!

Me: :iconspazhugplz:
Marsha: Okay, that's enough ^^;
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Kloddy44 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student Digital Artist
nice ^^ =D
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:iconmazelina:
Mazelina Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Marsha Marsha Marsha! (Oh you Brady Bunch)
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TheBattyCrow Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I like the freckles, they give her a more youthful air^^
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WickedSpecter Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have to say, design wise, that my favorite it is now a tie between Marsha and Delilah. :D
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AgentWhiteHawk Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Adorable Border collie!
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shadowraiwolf09 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
I've seen one that looks like her.
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vuk-91 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Student General Artist
Hehe now I see a collie on my birthday, youre awesome Skailla, you know when to upload an art. :hug: Happy birthday to me X3 right?

Good job Rachel. Youre the most creative of both of us.
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