bodies-in-motion » Scott Eaton Studios BODIES in MOTION PROJECT click for full resolution Welcome to the Bodies in Motion page. This is a small exhibition of photographs from Scott's Bodies in Motion Project. The goal of the project, inspired by 19th century photographer Eadweard Muybridge, is to capture dynamic photography of the human figure in motion, and make it available as a library for artists and designers around the world. Rat Creature's Journal - how to draw female comic characters (according to Wizard)... brown_betty asked for examples "to illustrate the exactly how and why female comic characters are illustrated differently than the male." And I thought, really, what's better to illustrate these things than the books teaching the style in the first place? A while ago I posted some scans from Wizard How To Draw series on drawing female superheroes (here and here), and I thought I'd post a bunch more from the first book of the series on "How To Draw: Heroic Anatomy".
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."
digital sculpture » Scott Eaton Studios click for larger The White Horse is finally installed in London. This is the project of artist Mark Wallinger and was originally planned as a towering 50m tall horse (as tall as the Statue of Liberty) to be erected in the countryside of Kent and visible from the Eurostar.
Feet Drawing Feet Drawing requires you to be aware of issues such as proportions and main lines. You must also make allowance for the gender and age of your subjects. Feet play an importan part in the expression of a figure. Copying and studing the studies below will help to stimulate your faculties of observation. Female Anatomy for Artist - Ultra-high resolution female photo references – Female-Anatomy-for-Artist.com We have exciting news. With our new stereoscopic 3D references you can get one step closer to having a real nude anatomy model for your drawing in your living room anytime you need. Each pose is taken from 8 angles, which you can see either in 2D as 2 photos side by side (3840 x 1140 px) or in 3D on your 3D TV or 3D monitor as a standard 1920 x 1080 px resolution MPO file. Check out it here. First, before the suggestions, some feedback: Great site. An absolute incredible resource for artists (and I do not think I am using hyperbole here).
15 steps to being a better digital artist During 2014, we interviewed a lot of awesome artists for ArtStation Magazine. And with each of them, we asked the same closing question: “What would be your #1 advice to other artists?”. Between them, those answers formed a complete guide to success in the digital art industry: from technical tips to career advice. To kick off the new year, we’ve compiled some of the highlights from those interviews to provide you with a 15-step plan for becoming a better digital artist in 2015. Main image: Matt Tkocz Find that thing that you feel is most important and stick with it. Art Students Guide to the Proportions of the Human Form Another mention of the book is on a page of the study of Human Proportions through the ages: Proportionslehre from the Luitpold-Gymnasium Munchen: Polycletus was a Greek Sculptor active in the late 300s and early 200s B.C., along with Phidias, he created the classic Greek style. None of his works survive but Roman copies do. He was and is most appreciated for the naturalness of his sculptures and his admiration for the beauty of the natural figure as opposed to rigorous ideals of proportion. He also used a natural shift of weight to one leg known as contrapposto which gave his works a feeling of movement. From History of Sculpture: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time by Dr.Wilhelm Lubke - 1872:
How to Paint Rain in Watercolor Paintings - The Artist's Life The initial idea of this watercolor painting came to my mind when I was caught at the bus station waiting until a heavy rain was over. I took several photos on my cell phone while I was there. You can see how different are all these pictures are! Give your art a dynamic, improvised style The advantage to working in a scattered approach is that you allow the paint, lines or brushes to guide your imagination and do a lot of the heavy lifting for you, so you don't over-think the image and lose that sense of energy and freshness. The best way to achieve this is to work fast and loose and to try several different brushes or approaches. Allow randomness to happen – you'll find that your mind tends to assign meaning where previously there was none. You may find that you've solved the problem of giving your character dramatic lighting without even trying!