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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.

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. 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

‘Drawing Ideas’ Is a Primer for Thinking | Architects and Artisans It’s a book whose time has come. A series of standing-room only workshops on drawing by hand has led to a new and thorough, 304-page tome on the topic. Mark Baskinger, a professor of industrial design at Carnegie Mellon, and Will Bardel, an information design consultant, have published Drawing Ideas to bridge a number of knowledge bases out in the marketplace. Some books teach how to draw but aren’t suited to design, while others teach design and communications but don’t offer the fundamentals for drawing. “We wanted to hone the skill level from the beginner to the expert, so anybody could come to it and get something out of it,” Bardel says. “We have a mutual interest in drawing as a means of communication, and as part of the design process,” Baskinger adds. Computer software, they say, offers a toolbox that someone else created, while Drawing Ideas reminds its readers that drawing is a fundamental skill that belongs to the owner.

The Reilly Papers Famous Artists Course: Folds Part One One of the differences between 2D and 3D animation that people don't talk about much is how differently you have to approach costume in each medium. In 2D animation, the characters are all individual drawings, so giving your character a new costume is simply a matter of designing the new costume and then drawing it on the character. 3D is different because it's much more difficult and expensive to design multiple costume changes for the characters. But even so, costume changes for animated Disney characters is rare, and always have been, even in the 2D films. So, other than Disney princesses and princes wearing wedding clothes at the end of the movie, most of them wear the same iconic outfit all through a movie (no matter how many days the film covers....yeech). The grossness factor is not why I'm bringing it up, though. Live action movies, of course, do this all the time. In "Empire", Luke wears grey clothes, which represent the moral confusion he's starting to face.