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sketchchump:

I was on the toilet with that last ask I answered so I decided to actually sit and try to help the best way I can. Anon, I’m still in an art rut especially with anatomy and I’m totally not the best with it, but let me link all of you to some things I like to look at on my spare time.
I don’t have any anatomy art books, so I wouldn’t know who to recommend, but I DO have a lot of youtube videos I watch. Here’s some that might prove usefeul::

  How to Draw: Foreshortening with the Coil Technique
How to draw twisting forms

How I sketch Poses

Force Drawing with Mike Matessi part 1 « fav

Force Drawning with Mike Matessi part 2 « fav

Gesture drawing with Chris Warner

Analytical Figure Drawing with Michael Hampton « fav

Michael Hampton part 2 «fav

How to Draw Gesture with Proko « fav

how to draw structure in the body with Proko « fav

How to draw from reference with Will Terrell  « fav


My favorite books that I have on hand to practice gestures/anatomy with ARE MY HOLY BIBLES.
This one has a wide variety of body types and therefore is my fav…the chubs….>:3

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The main idea to keep your gestures from looking stiff is to remember the line of action
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ALSO SERIOUSLY JUST GOOGLE ANYTHING from man butts to back to arms to head angles if you cannot sit in a figure drawing class like me. Here’s a short gif of my process to sketching a quick figure

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I’M STILL LEARNING MYSELF and it’s fun to practice with friends!! I also enjoy playing around with styles, majorly disney artists such as glen keane
Edit: Pixelovely is a good gesture drawing site

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thesilvereye:

View the fullsize tutorial on DA | The most handy hair structure tutorials are this video by Proko and thisblog post.These are useful for thinking about the direction hair locks flow with different styles: 1 2 3 4 5 | Painting Realistic Hair | Shading with gradients: 1 2 | Tutorials by me including: Gimp Brush Dynamics, Coloring Eyes and Coloring Method.

All example characters are fromThe Silver Eye webcomic!

duckhymn:

Hello dear anon! No need to apologise, I don’t think anyone has asked me this question before, so it’s all good : ) Ok. So here is a list of methods on tidying up the line art and make it look more sharp, dark and refined. Hope this could be helpful to you and if you have anymore questions just let me know

1 Brushes
The default Photoshop brushes are great and decent, hard round pressure is my all time fav. There are also lots of amazing resources out there that could give you really sharp and crisp lines. Kyle T's Brush sets for example [ Link ]. It’s great to be adventurous and try them out, find the brush that suits your working style(●´▽`●)ノ. Here is a [ master post ] of all the related ask about the brushes I use. 

2 Levels
I normally adjust the ‘levels ’ after I finish the line art, it helps clearing out the gray tones and sharpen the dark lines. You can access this function through image > adjustment > Level (or hot key command + L for MAC or ctrl + L for PC.)

3 Curves
This function is more complicated than levels but works very well too! You could also find it under adjustment.

P.S Sorry I couldn’t supply more information on the functions since I am terrible at explain stuff ; - ; Here are some tutorial links with detail explanation on the function of levels / curves and how they work.
Detail explanation 
Curves [ Link  ] Levels and Curves [ Link ]

Lastly, other related ask regarding lines
Smooth lines [ Link ]

Um, hi! I was wondering if you could do a mini tutorial on how to colour clouds? (You don't have to do this uvu) I really love your word, I'm inspired by it!
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askmeanato:

sojuice:

i got multiple questions about this, so i’ll just answer it on this ask

sorry i kept putting it off for so long…

so… i guess i would think of what kind of sky i would want

i like sunsets, so i’ll draw that

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so i start with the very back color; it’s a dull purple

my intent is to go from purple/dark grey->peach/pink

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i like to use this fuzzy brush

imagenot sure what to call these… the ‘back’ / ‘dark’ clouds?

i put on random splotches at 40~50% opacity of dark blue around the edges

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imagei’m going to put my light source at the bottom right, so i put a rusty orange color slightly at 10~20% opacity

imagethen i blended the colors before i started to add more colors

the more you blend, the better the picture will look 8)

imagenow i put my pen at around size 8-10 to put in thin areas of peach/gold where the light will hit at around 60% opacity

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color it where ever you think it looks good 

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i like to adjust my colors and edit on sai

on an overlay layer on top of the drawing, i airbrushed so dark blue in at the top left and right

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then near the end i like to use the combination of lower brightness and higher contrast

i’ll put a video later since my explanation is horrible most of the time…

sorry i put the drawing sideways… it wouldn’t fit

try these drawings for reference…

maybe use the eyedropper and use colors from these?

hope that helps 

this is for the multiple color asks received

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konanyiffer420:

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woodswolf:

bootslots:

everyone play that dragon game it is A+

what dragon game

this dragon game

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EXCELLANT

sixpenceee:

So last night, while bored out of my mind attempting to study for exams, I randomly thought to myself “how do cute little dogs see me”

Then I came across this awesome video, that gave me lots more information, and I felt the need to share it with everyone

Hey guys, interested in using Emofuri?

tumble-trotter:

I recently ran across a few tutorials that do a wonderful job explaining what all is required, as well as a nice template for those who use Sai as their main method of arting. So for all you guys and gals, here’s some reference links.

A template for Sai users to get started with

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

And be sure to show her some love while you use her guidelines. And one final disclaimer:

DO NOT use the Free version of Emofuri for any kind of profit.

  • No commissions
  • No resources for paid projects
  • No kind of profit whatsoever

Thanks, and have a great morning/day/evening.

lord-sanguine:

cicero-of-cyrodiil:

:) 

Also for more complex emotions, mixing things helps too.

Thank you, I need this.

hueva-york:

la-bufadora:

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la-bufadora:

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