Tangelon was a character created for a class assignment to design a character that could be used in a marketing campaign. Tangelon, the self-described “High Overlord of the Tangelonians”, is a hybrid between a tangelo (a tangerine/grapefruit hybrid) and a stereotypical gray alien. He would be a mascot for a brand of tangelos, and the tagline would be “Invading a grocery store near you!”. The trickiest part was getting the right balance between cute and creepy.