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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.

Figure Quick Sketch – Torso Study This tutorial is an introduction to figure quick sketch drawing. Quick sketch is a name for short, gestural drawing from life or figure model. The poses can generally range from 1-5 minutes. Fine Art in Colored Pencil-Peter Kripgans Colorlinkpage...Fine Art Color Pencil, Colored Pencil, Colored Pencil Artists See "Lyra Rembrandt" in Catalogue here My dear friend and Artist Ann Kullberg Nicole Jahan, Colored Pencil Artist has made me to "Artist of the month" on her site! Wunderful Artist Carol Moore's Art Gallery Nicole Caulfield, Colored Pencil Artist - Artist of the month at Scribble

The Helpful Art Teacher: Asymmetrical Balance: Creating dynamic compositions Your art teacher tells you to 'fill the page'. How? With what? Here is a trick that many artists, throughout history and around the world, have used. I hope you find it helpful. Resources So I've finally decided to bite the bullet and put some sketches online! These are various studies that I have been doing the past week or so and trying to incorporate what I have learnt about the figure and anatomy mostly from the Micahel Hampton book I had posted in my previous post! In addition, although most of what I put on here shall be digital work, as that is my ambition & medium I wish to work with in the future.

Picasa Albums One account. All of Google. Sign in to continue to Picasa Web Albums Find my account Forgot password? Sign in with a different account Create account Thirty Second Drawing What’s this training for? The idea of thirty seconds drawing app is tool for support gesture drawing.b You will improve in recognizing aspects of figures in a short amount of time, and be able to draw accruately with minimum lines.aking a large of number of sketches in a small amount of time may be good experience especially for begginners. This training will easily become your daily routine. Procedure Get ready in front of the screen with a pencil and a paper. Press the start button.

Resources So here begins my pursuit of becoming a professional artist & Illustrator! I shall be attempting to upload a weekly update on my movements towards this ambition (Apologies in advance if this is not the case, I'll try not to be too lazy!) Along with thoughts, views and findings I discover a long the way. I have often been told I am 'Naturally talented' within this field before, but talent spurs from hard work. Therefore In order to achieve what I am after, I am planning to effectively 're-learn' art - To understand the art form from a technical angle rather than this so called innate ability and what I've 'learnt' at University. Over 100 Beautiful Vintage Brushes Resources / Brushes , July 19th, 2010 Vintage style is a good way of going back in time. I know that vintage brushes are very popular among photoshop enthusiasts, I am one of them. So in today's article I have gathered a list with the most beautiful retro vintage brushes that I could find.

Famous Artists School Thoughts on Sketching Sketch for Chiron and Achilles, John Singer Sargent (1856-1925) (click to enlarge) Our head Instructor, Hank McLaughlin, offers some thoughts why it is important to develop the habit of sketching. John Singer Sargent once said, “Sketch your hand once a day and you will become an artist.” Use your non-drawing hand as a mode—fingers spread out, making a fist, etc. This improves your hand-eye coordination. Instruction Jump Page You can go to animation school, spend a $100,000 and not learn a damn thing about the basics of good animation drawing- OR you can buy a Preston Blair book for $8 and learn it all in a couple months. You pick. If you learn the principles correctly, you will be able to draw in any style today. You’ll be miserable having to dumb down your abilities- but you will be in demand. –John Kricfalusi

The Ruskin School of Art - Botanical Drawing Last edited on Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 10:11 AM by Juliet Franks In 2014, for the second year, Sarah Simblet offered her successful Botanical Drawing course, a programme that is designed to accompany her book, Botany for the Artist: An Inspirational Guide to Drawing Plants. Botanical Drawing is a five day non-residential course that includes workshops, lectures and visits to the University collections and largely based in the Drawing Studio at 74 High Street, Oxford, OX1 4BG. Manga Criticism Translation: “At First, I Wanted to be a Manga-ka”: Analyzing the Nausicaa Manga by Kumi Kaoru, pt 2 Blogger/Translator’s Note: This is the long-past-due followup to the translation posted by kransom over at his blog, welcome datacomp. As stated by kransom, the translation is based on a lecture by freelance writer Kaoru Kumi and included in a book he has written about Miyazaki. More information can be found in the introduction of part 1. For the sake of consistency and other things, all names in the essay are first name first, unlike my usual style. Incidentally, just as we have translated his writings from Japanese into English, Kumi has translated an English book into Japanese, “Astro Boy and Anime Come to the Americas” by Fredd Ladd and Harvey Deneroff.

Inking a Graphic Novel? If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! How I Ink my graphic novel. I’ve been told my Inks look great.