To write a GOOD character description you could try some of the following techniques in your writing.
Adjectives to describe • Use adjectives to describe the physical details of a character. • His scaly, wrinkled nose sniffed the air.
Nouns to fit the personality of the character • Clothes, particularly need to match the personality of the character. • Scruffy, torn trousers
Interesting adjectives • Makes the writing better with imaginative words. • Leathery,crinkled
Negative description • Detailing what is not there is an effective way of making a reader aware of what a character may lack. • He had no jacket, no shoes, no umbrella and no sense.
Stream of consciousness • What someone is thinking. Saying things that are in a character’s head aloud. • I’ve got to decide…. but I can’t….. what shall I do?
Movement • The way a character moves gives much away about their personality or feelings. • Shoulders hunched, feet dragging he shuffled towards the darkened windows of home.
Metaphor • States something IS something else. • Saucepan eyes glared at him.
Simile • Uses comparison to add description • His knees shook like twanged guitar strings.
Unusual feature • A limp or scar can tell a story behind a character. • Across his hand lay a jagged scar.