One of the best ways to show your characters’ more vulnerable side is to have them lie on their backs. In this position, people usually have let their guard down and are relaxed. This angle can help accentuate areas that might get less attention in a standing position, like certain clothing or hairstyles.
Sakura Kinoshita and Tomoyo Daidouji (from Cardcaptor Sakura) look so relaxed it’s bordering on blissful, don’t you think?
Do any of the characters below help you feel more relaxed?