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All About Shadows

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. Since drop shadows are simple enough, I’ll cover another kind here – the Artificial Light Shadow. Before we continue, if you’re into the more technical of explanations, you can check out this website. Natural Light Shadow Technically speaking, there is no difference between an artificial light source and a sunlight source. See more after the break… Since the difference is negligible, we will assume the light rays in our sketches to be parallel as well. Artificial Light Shadow Well, hope this covers some simple shadow tips. Related:  DrawBasic

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 to the 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. 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 High Quality and Useful Photoshop Brushes 15 Awesome (Fresh) Free Photoshop Brushsets to Spice Up Your Design 22 Free High Quality Doodle Photoshop Brushes Set 40+ Beautiful Photoshop Cloud Brushes 50 Free Photoshop Brush Sets You Should Bookmark 5000 Free Photoshop Brushes

Harmonia das cores-Circulo cromático | AmoPintar Para criar verdadeiras obras de arte ou simplesmente pinturas que atraiam a atenção do observador, é indispensável ter algum conhecimento sobre a harmonia das cores e do Circulo Cromático. As cores harmoniosas são aquelas que funcionam bem em conjunto ou justapostas, e que produzem um esquema de cores atractivo.O círculo cromático ou roda das cores pode ser utilizado de forma a ajudar na escolha das cores e combinações harmónicas. Para trabalhar bem as harmonias, é sempre aconselhável conhecer alguns termos relacionados com a teoria das cores, como o conceito de tom, tonalidade, valor ou escala tonal, luminosidade, saturação. Antes de continuarmos com este tema, convêm recapitular sobre vários conceitos, por tanto recomendo que leia o artigo sobre as características e qualidades das cores. 1. É a harmonia resultante de uma mesma cor da roda das cores. 2. É a harmonia formada de uma cor primária combinada com duas cores vizinhas na roda das cores. 3. 4.Harmonia Triádica 5. 6. 7.

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. There is a very easy and surprisingly accurate way to remember the proportions of an adult's hand. The palm of the hand houses the metacarpal bones. The palm of the hand can be simplified to a box. Figure 2.21. Notice that the box does not line up with the contour of the fingers. The two black arrows in the previous figure show how the little finger can move up and down. Figure 2.22. Take a look at some examples of how to use this model: Figure 2.23. The first one is a relaxed pose. This is certainly not the only way to draw a hand.

Gothic horror illustrations by Tatsuya Morino Artist Tatsuya Morino puts a unique twist on the great monsters of Gothic literature in a series of illustrations featured in the book Kaibutsu Gensō Gashū. Frankenstein - Mary Shelley, 1818 [+] The Fly - George Langelaan, 1957 Moxon's Master - Ambrose Bierce, 1919 The Hound of the Baskervilles - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1901 The Voice in the Night - William Hope Hodgson, 1907 War with the Newts (Válka s mloky) - Karel Čapek, 1936 The Sea Raiders - H.G. Morlock (from The Time Machine) - H.G. Dracula - Bram Stoker, 1897 The Flowering of the Strange Orchid - H.G. The Murders in the Rue Morgue - Edgar Allan Poe, 1841 Moby Dick - Herman Melville, 1851 La Vénus d'Ille - Prosper Mérimée, 1837 The Dunwich Horror - H.P. The War of the Worlds - H.G. The Terror of Blue John Gap - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, 1912 The Hunting of the Snark - Lewis Carroll, 1874 Nyarlathotep - H.P. Empire of the Ants - H.G. The Call of Cthulhu - H.P.

Ramon Hurtado Cross Contour Breadth | A cross-contour drawing uses lines that seem to move along the surface of the objects in the composition. These lines emphasize the volume of the objects by wrapping around them. 11 comic-book superteams worthy of a shot at big-screen glory With Marvel releasing The Avengers next year and DC slowly but surely progressing to an eventual Justice League movie, we thought it was worth looking at some other collections of superpowered studs to see who else could thrive on the silver screen. Runaways Marvel Comics There has been a Runaways movie in development for some time now, but hopefully the title created by Y: The Last Man's Brian K. Vaughan—about a group of superpowered teens who hit the road after learning that their parents are the world's greatest villains—finds its way out of development hell. Birds of Prey DC Comics Even though Chuck Dixon wrote the first 50-some-odd issues of this femme-centric tem book, Birds of Prey really flowered once Gail Simone took it over in 2003. The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen America's Best Comics Yes, there was already an incredibly dumb movie based on Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neil's comic. Suicide Squad Villains. Sgt. Once upon a time, war books were a staple of comics publishing.

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 How to Draw Eyes by JR Dunster How to Draw a Realistic Eye by DorsY69 How to draw the femal eye on Instructables Female Eye by Faith Te Drawing Cartoon Eyes by Pete Emslie Cartoon Eye Reference Sheet Manga / Anime Eyes Drawing the Manga Eye by Archvermin on DeviantArt Tutorial: Create Unique Anime Eyes by Kikariz on DeviantArt Draw Female Anime Eyes Videos

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