1a. All About Shadows. Well not all about them, but this should help point you in the right direction.
I’ve had a few people ask about the construction of shadows. I’ll talk about two types here and I’ll be up front here – I won’t cover every situation or even more complex scenarios, but the principles here will help you construct fairly accurate and believable shadows when sketching. Shadow? Shadows occur when an object obstructs the path of light. The shape of the shadow is determined by the shape of an object and is a direct result of light passing the edge of the object casting the shadow. Since drop shadows are simple enough, I’ll cover another kind here – the Artificial Light Shadow. 8500+ Free Photoshop Brushes. Weekly Roundup from DesignFloat. Hey guys, the time for Friday roundup has come and we want to share some useful resources featuring free Photoshop brushes with you.
We all know that brushes turn out to be the essential tools for web designers and help to add the desired atmosphere and create stunning websites. Using this Photoshop tool, it is possible to give the design the impressive touch and make it catchy. Of course, you have seen a vast amount of brush sets all around the web, but here you can find the top-notch collection of the most popular among them.
We have decided to compile 8500+ various brush sets for our readers and we hope that this post will come in handy and add inspiration for your future designs. So, you are welcome to enjoy this roundup that features the ultimate collection of brushes. Additionally, we’d also recommend you to check out the compilation of 60 free Photoshop gradient sets, which you can easily use to improve your graphics. 1100+ Abstract High Quality Free Photoshop Brushes.
Ramon Hurtado. Un "Da Vinci" moderno. Michael Mentler (mentler) en Pinterest. How to Draw Eyes: 25 Tutorials, Step-by-Steps, How-To's and Reference Photos on How to Draw Human Eyes. 9 Comments | August 11, 2011 Eyes… the window into the soul as they say.
Below is a collection of resources on how to draw eyes to help you make sure your drawings have soul. Have fun! Tutorials UPDATE 12/10/11: If you’re looking for even more eye drawing resources, check out this great Squidoo lens on how to draw eyes compiled by Martin Stankewitz! Figure Drawing For All It's Worth by Andrew Loomis (p. 176) Drawing the Human Head by Burne Hogarth (p. 37) Eye Drawing Tutorial by Brian Huey How to Draw Eyes by Stanislav Prokopenko Drawing the Human Eye on OnlyPencil How to Draw Eyes on DrawFurry How to Draw Eyes: The Male Eye by Cataclysm-X.
The Reilly Papers. The Frank J. Reilly Papers. - Pennsylvanian portraitist John Ennis has recently been made custodian of a collection of documents rightfully considered to be a national art treasure.
The nine boxes currently in his charge contain the hand-written teaching notes of Frank J. Reilly , one of the most influential American art teachers of the twentieth century. Free Art Tool Released Thanks to Epic Friday. At Epic, we have a fun monthly tradition known as Epic Friday, which gives employees a break from ongoing tasks and provides a platform for us to work on pet projects.
One day each month, we’re encouraged to be creative and productive solely within the context of “making cool stuff” that benefits our games and technology development process. Epic Games Senior Environment Artist Warren Marshall recently set out to refine his manual drawing skills. While Warren is both highly technical and artistic, he felt the need to revisit the basics and learn more about perspective. “Gotta grind those fundamentals,” he said. Voicing how making perspective grids by hand can be frustrating, he continued, “The programmer in me wanted to do something cooler. Warren describes the app he developed, Carapace, as “a simple program that lets you place vanishing points around an image placeholder to flesh out the shell of your drawing.
Sketch Wiki. Veshkau Art: Material Theory 101. Materials and how to represent them are something that really fascinates me.
I tend to spend too much time trying to figure them out (emphasis on the trying bit). Www.angelfire.com/art3/kchendemos/ Undefined.
Ron Lemen: Tutorial On Using the Figure for Picture Making Updated 4-16.
Bones: un álbum de Flickr. Digital Artform: October 2004 Archives. From Human Structure and Shape by John Hull Grundy, first published in 1982 in hardback by Noble Books in Chilbolton, Hampshire, UK.
April 2008. Guides and References to Drawing Animated Facial Expressions. Digg Facial expressions are a form of nonverbal communication – according to Wikipedia.
I couldn’t agree more. It is perhaps one of the most important aspects of creating/drawing your own character. I know that each character cracks a unique face for each emotion depending on his/her aura and attitude so here I’ve gathered the most helpful guides (in DeviantArt) to practicing drawing facial expressions in general: Fun With Facial Expressions by what-i-do-is-secret Ever wonder how emoticons would actually look on your character’s face? Emotions and Facial Expression by Cedarseed This tutorial explains each facial expression in great detail. Lackadaisy Expressions by tracyjb. The Art of Andrew Ameral. Analytical Figure Drawing SP08.
Learn to be an Illustrator. Good drawing is the basis for illustration.
Once you have mastered the fundamentals of drawing, adding color is not a difficult transition. The transition from line to tone is much harder, in my opinion, than the transition from tone to color. The reason for this is because, as a watercolorist I once knew explained, value is what makes a picture read. If you still have doubts consider this fact: Leonardo Da Vinci produced over 15,000 notebook pages littered with drawings in his lifetime, but left behind less than 20 paintings. He could paint well, because he could draw well. Likewise, Vincent Van Gogh insisted on focusing on drawing fundamentals for two years before he put oil to canvas. Drawing Lessons - Cennini Forum. I'm forced to agree with you, Patti. Bear in mind that the editors at publishing companies are not experts in art.
In my books, I could have spoken of the benefits of mixing peanut butter with paint (or something equally stupid, like soaking brushes in cooking oil to clean them in a fantasy belief in environmental purity). Editors check for spelling and punctuation, not fact and content. Ees no their job, mon. All four of those examples lack solidity. Drawing Made Easy - Foreshortening Part 2. Now, the best way to foreshorten a leaf is to get one, place it in the desired position and draw it from life. The experience thus gained will enable the pupil subsequently to draw the leaf from memory. All these objects are foreshortened. Practice foreshortening- of leaves or other familiar objects from the objects themselves. 50 Clever Tutorials and Techniques on Traditional Drawing. Advertisement Traditional drawing is certainly way harder than digital and it is true that people are able to progress much faster digitally, but one should learn the traditional type of drawing and painting before starting digital drawing, since it often lays out the foundation for screen design.
This article contains a mixture of traditional drawing tutorials, drawing techniques and some methods for transforming and preparing your creations for screen design. Some are intermediate level and some are advanced tutorials that include general theory, useful tips, comic inspired art, sketch a pencil drawing, coloring processing, character sketching, shapes, proportional, perspective and much more.
We hope that drawing tutorials and techniques in this post will be a great help to you. Traditional Drawing Tutorials Marilyn Portrait TutorialA truly fantastic drawing tutorial to learn how to draw a portrait of Marilyn Monroe with pencil. Traditional Drawing Tips & Techniques. Emotions_and_facial_expression_by_cedarseed-ds1wwv.jpg (3650×3033) Design Lessons: anatomy.
From a cube to a cathedral (CLASS CLOSED) Resources: Sketching tutorials. How to Improve your Drawing and Sketching Skill. Elements of perspective. In the traditional account, Brunelleschi either discovered or verified linear perspective by literally painting views of buildings onto a mirror or windowpane. This "draw on glass" approach was probably not the method Brunelleschi actually used, but it fits well with the idea that a perspective painting is a mirror or window view of the world, and it soon became the standard way to convince drawing students that perspective really works, even when the scope of the problem is no bigger than a table top. Fundamentals of 2-D Design.