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Figure drawing: Basic Pose and Construction

Figure drawing: Basic Pose and Construction
1. Introduction This method is to help you draw the human form. It is by no means the best way or even a fast way. Instead, this method is aimed at thinking and setting up the human form in a threedimensional space. Classical animation (most notably Disney) uses a similar way of setting up their characters. Using this method will help you form your thoughts on the human body posing on paper rather than in your mind. 2. Basic anatomy Stickfigures Wait, don't go away yet! Let's take a look at stickfigures. Lesson Try to draw these standing stickfigures and see if you master their proportions. Body language Stickfigures, again Now that you know how important it is to master proportions through simple stick figures, we go to the next use of stickfigures: 'the pose'. Stickfigures in action Here are a few examples how you can use a stickfigure to determine a pose. Lesson Try drawing stickfigures in action. Balance When you set up a pose, you will need to take into account its center of gravity.

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Illustrator tutorials: 75 awesome ideas to try today! Since its release, Adobe's Illustrator has grown to become the designer's right-hand man when it comes to creating premier vector graphics and elements. There's so much you can do with it that it can be difficult to know where to start. Happily, we're here to round up the best Adobe Illustrator tutorials, covering everything from illustration to logo design, adding depth to your typography and much more, to help you get the most from this amazing app. Jump directly to a section using this handy category guide, or just get started browsing the whole list! With so many to choose from, you're sure to find a project to inspire you, whether you're using an older version of Illustrator or are signed up to the Creative Cloud.

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Best Photoshop Tutorials from April 2012 Best Photoshop Tutorials from April 2012 This is the last Monday of the month, and so carrying on the tradition, I have gathered links of the very best Photoshop tutorials that emerged on the scene during April 2012. These tutorials mainly include photo-manipulation and photo-effect tutorials, but there are some good design elements as well. Human Figure Drawing Proportions START WITH A (3 x 4) OVAL. Divide this head like this:The top of the skull.The pupils are in the middle of the head, top to bottom.The bottom of the nose is 1.5 eye widths from the eye line.1 eye width below the nose is between the lips.1/3 below between the lips and the chin is the chin crease.I started with an oval that fit on my skull's front view. My horizontal center line of the skull dividing the top to bottom is between the pupils.

Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! Just give me a day or two to whip something up..." Um. Be Inspired To Create Manipualtion Photos [Tutorials]  Many useful tools are available to edit images, but Adobe Photoshop is most excellent to edit or enhance photos, it’s handy tool in hands of expert designers and can be used for better Photo Manipulation. We’ve got helpful collection of Photo Manipulation tutorials that are created by experts, these tutorials will teach you a numerous Photo Manipulation techniques, check them below. Photo Manipulate an Eerie Smoke Ship Composition In this tutorial, we will learn how to create an conceptual surreal photo-manipulation. We are going to learn the process of creating depth of field using a few advance tools. We are going to learn how to blend images so seamlessly that it would look like a single image using the Brush tool, the Eraser tool and several adjustment layers.

Simon Collison Parping wheezily on one's own trumpet Hello. I'm a designer. I also do plenty of writing and speaking. I'm based in Nottingham, England, but my work often takes me to all sorts of other fine places. I'm a partner at Fictive Kin, collaborating on ambitious web projects and tinkering with bold new stuff. Matte Painting Bob Ross Style (the Joy of Matte Painting) - MattePainting.Org I, like so many matte painters and artists I know, started my first introduction to art via PBS's "Joy of Painting" by Alexander Gram then was taken over by Bob (the fro man) Ross. So here is my Omage to the instructor who got me painting landscapes..with a modern twist in a professional setting. Here is a matte painting that can be simple or hard..depending on your level of detail.

How-To: 10 Techniques for Copying Pages Between InDesign Documents How-To: Open both Document A and Document B in InDesign. CS4, CS5, and later: From the Arrange Documents menu button on the Application Bar, choose a window arrangement that puts both Document A and Document B onscreen together (e.g., 2-Up Vertical or any arrangement other than Consolidate All). CS3: Select Tile Vertically or Tile Horizontally from the Window > Arrange menu. Make sure that all the objects you want to copy are individually unlocked and not on locked layers.