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Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon. Wednesday, March 30th, 2011 Buy the book: Amazon | B&N | More… Here’s what a few folks have said about it: “Brilliant and real and true.”

Steal Like An Artist by Austin Kleon

—Rosanne Cash“Filled with well-formed advice that applies to nearly any kind of work.” Color Scheme Designer 3. Random Art Prompt Generator. MyPaint. Little Art Reference things. Everything I have to say about eyes relate to character design so that’s what I’ll talk about.Eye shapes are important.

Little Art Reference things

We’re programmed to always seek out eyes as the first thing to look at and study. It’s powerful enough we can recognize someone by just the eyes, so don’t let that power go to waste. Practice Makes Perfect. A Bunch of Tutorials. Art and Reference point. The other day I came across this awesome program by accident (I don’t even remember what I was actually searching for, but on the several times I’ve looked for a program like this I’ve had no luck).

Art and Reference point

It’s cool enough that I wanted to share it. It’s called DesignDoll (website here) and it’s a program that lets you shape and pose a human figure pretty much however you want.There’s a trial version with no expiration date that can be downloaded for free, as well as the “pro license” version priced at $79. I’ve only had the free version for two days so far, so I’m not an expert and I haven’t figured out all of the features yet, but I’ve got the basics down. 6 Color Scheme Tools. Sketchbookideas. Idea Generators for the Artist. References and Tutorials.