bodies-in-motion 30 second sequences from BiM Not long ago, I had twelve artists from Natural Motion (of Morpheme and Clumsy Ninja fame) into Somerset House, my home away from home, for a four day anatomy workshop. At the end of each day we would take about 20 minutes to draw from the Bodies in Motion library. sketching from BiM We made extensive use of the timer for gesture drawing. It can be set to 10fps, 1fps, 30sec, 1min, 2min, or 5mins, and ticks down to zero before flipping to the next frame of the motion sequence.
Haunting Black and White Portraits of Homeless People by Lee Jeffries Photo series “Homeless” by Lee Jeffries will make you face the ones you neglectfully pass by everyday. Taken exclusively in black and white, each of these close-up portraits is incredibly detailed and capture life stories of homeless people on the streets of Europe and the US. You can get lost in the intense gazes, maps of wrinkles and scars, and all the emotional stories behind them. All this is captured despite the fact that the shot sometimes only takes a few seconds, as the “models” might get bored and change their minds. Accountant by profession, a self-taught photographer from Manchester started his career in photography as a sports photographer, but changed his approach after one incident in London..
15 sharp-witted, reading-themed cartoons from an Iranian comic contest Last year, Iran Cartoons organized an international contest for single-panel cartoons on the theme of reading. Some of the submissions were dark and sarcastic, others optimistically inspiring. Some were make-you-think obtuse, others pleasantly straightforward. Here are selections from the 39 finalists… First Place PEOPLE Stock Photographs, Pictures Links Master Page by Wernher Krutein and PHOTOVAULT® This page contains links to our existing photo pages on PEOPLE. These photographs are available for licensing in any media. For Pricing, General Guidelines, and Delivery information click here.
Portraits of the Homeless Photographed in a Studio Environment “Down and Out in the South” is a series of studio portraits by photographer Jan Banning that explore the issue of homelessness. The project started back in 2010 while Banning was working as an artist-in-residence. A board member of the art center suggested homelessness as a potential subject matter for Banning to explore. The Egg The Egg By: Andy Weir You were on your way home when you died. It was a car accident. Nothing particularly remarkable, but fatal nonetheless.
Live Model Books Pose Tool A Pose is usually a collection of photos of a model in one position. For example, a nude model standing in the contrapposto position or the T-pose will be photographed from 24 different angles (once every 15-degrees as the model is rotated). Those 24 art reference photos are collected into one "Pose." When the project first started, we imagined our customers as sculptors.
The hand The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications. Structure and proportions Figure 2.20. Bone structure and proportions of the hand 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. The First Miss Universe Pageant, 1952 Beauty pageants are a bit of a guilty pleasure of mine. We all know they’re silly and superficial but does anyone else here count Drop Dead Gorgeous as one of their favourite comedies from the 90s? What I like about this photo series that I pulled out of the trusty LIFE archives, is the behind-the-scenes element that photographer George Silk has managed to capture. Amusing sideways glares exchanged between the girls, awkward moments and competitive streaks shining through, this photo story has plenty of it…
Monster Art & Design We've posted some cool t-shirt designs by French artist Vincent Bocognani aka vintz before. Here is an imaginative series of illustrations about monsters. Lumberjack Searching For The Yeti Wrong Way Manga materials website offers thousands of reference poses for budding artists to download If you’re just starting out on the path to your goal of becoming a manga artist, it can be hard to properly visualize how your characters’ head, limbs, and torso should be positioned for a specific pose. Practicing by sketching with a human model is a time-tested way to hone your understanding of how to draw human anatomy and clothing, but it still poses a problem. See, most art classes don’t feature models for such manga staples as, say, a girl in a sailor suit firing a pistol. An alternative would be to hire a model on your own, but that’s beyond the budget of many artists who’re still in the amateur stage of their artistic endeavors. But as long as you can scrape together about 2,000 yen (US$16.26), there’s a new website that will supply you with thousands of reference photos to help kick-start your manga dreams.
This Is What The Top Athletes Look Like Without Their Clothes - Dose - Your Daily Dose of Amazing Posted Jul 09, by Jose Duarte It's that time of year again. ESPN came out with its Body Issue and it's getting me motivated to get back into the gym. Check it out. Which ones are your favorites? Drawing Projects Though Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) now dominates the vast majority of animated movies being made, there is still something very appealing about a hand drawn image. Drawing by hand takes a great degree of skill and technique. There are so many mediums that can be utilized when drawing by hand, yet many people are only familiar with pencil art. One of the more popular alternatives to pencil is pen ink. Ink can be utilized to portray very realistic images onto a piece of paper. When utilizing a technique known as shading, the artist can simulate the way a 3 dimensional object manipulates light.