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Skin Shading Overview The idea to this painting came when I sat down with my notebook in my sofa one evening, and tried to come up with something that was both upclose and personal, yet touched on larger issues, such as affairs of state. Preferrably involving only two people, because I find that can often be more intense. Skin Shading
Free video tutorials for 5-pencil drawing method core A different approach to pencil drawing. Self portrait Whether you’ve drawn before—or haven’t—learning the 5‑pencil method is sure to improve your drawing skills. Free video tutorials for 5-pencil drawing method core
2008 May « How To Be A Children’s Book Illustrator 2008 May « How To Be A Children’s Book Illustrator Who is the creature lurking in the library in Erik’s Webcomic? I think I know, and I’ve entered Erik’s contest, but I can’t share my guess with anyone. But I will say this much — it’s a character from a book we know. After all, the strip is Hex Libris, in which Kirby, the main character is charged with taking care of a ginormous enchanted library. Ever read a novel that just comes to life before your eyes?
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Inking techniques revealed - Corel Painter Tutorial Inking techniques revealed - Corel Painter Tutorial When creating comics, few artists stop at the pencil stage – most then pull out the inks for a more dynamic black and white look. Here artist Douglas Sirois takes you step-by-step through how to turn out a piece with a pencil-drawn look. The techniques you’ll learn will get results whether you’ve drawn the original piece in Painter or Photoshop, or scanned in a page of your own comic art, hand-drawn with a 2B pencil. Discover how to combine different line thicknesses to suggest depth, use cross-hatching to add texture and consolidate it with fine detailing to bring some finesse. This tutorial follows up Douglas’ guide to pencil effects in Painter -- but even if you haven’t attempted that, you can follow this new guide using the sketch found in our Download Zone.
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How To Draw A Wave | Club Of The Waves

This art tutorial, kindly donated by surfing comic strip illustrator and surf artist Bob Penuelas covers how to draw a wave the Wilbur Kookmeyer way! If you're like me, then you've probably spent a lot of time in high school class daydreaming and doodling a thousand perfect cartoon waves in your notebook. It's safe to say that ninety percent of us surfers have a habit of scribbling perfect waves whenever a pencil is in our hands. Hopefully the following pointers will help you change your throw-away wave doodles into actual compelling artwork that you want to keep forever. How To Draw A Wave | Club Of The Waves

40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques

40 Free Tutorials on Advanced Drawing Techniques The traditional form of drawing and sketching is a highly sought after skill. Develop your personal drawing abilities by following this collection of 40 great tutorials on advanced drawing techniques, including general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art and some methods for transforming your creations into digital format. 1. How to Draw a CarUse a range of pencil drawing techniques to create an American classic, the Corvette.
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