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Portraits with a soul

Portraits with a soul
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The Ultimate Guide to Good Figure Drawing Reference Yes it is and it is long overdue. I’ve been asked countless times by students, friends and artists in training about getting good reference for figure drawing and head drawing studies. With the unfortunate lack of a centralized and well organized image gallery, it’s about damn time this issue is settled once and for all. I’ve posted some of my personal reference collection here in one place, also known as The Official Freshdesigner Good Reference Gallery (GRG). In the section ‘Where To Find Good Reference‘, I’ve listed the best photographers, websites and books that I know of. If you want learn how to find your own good reference, read on… What exactly is “good” reference? There is a difference between good and bad reference. This image is a perfect example of good reference. Why is good reference important? Good reference is important for a many reasons. Another critical skill is learning how to observe and control edges. What to avoid (aka “bad” figure drawing reference) t That’s it. 1. .

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Formatting Typography and the Use of Styles in Adobe InDesign After working for a couple agencies as an Art Director, I noticed many entry level designers and old pros alike still use InDesign very inefficiently when it comes to typography and formatting. This tutorial will cover the formatting of type within Adobe Indesign using their wonderful paragraph and character styles feature. This tutorial assumes you already know some of the basics of InDesign, but I will cover some of the basics quickly for new users. The final styles we will be working with throughout this tutorial are shown below. Create a new one page document with half inch margins to begin with. You should now have a 8.5 inch by 11 inch document with half inch margins, giving you a 7.5 inch by 10 inch live area to work with. Using the Type Tool, lets create a 7.5 inch by 10 inch type box. You have two options when it comes to creating a type box. Or you can click and drag enough to create a mini type box and use the size and location settings to make it fit perfectly. Thats better.

#Pose-Emporium on deviantART Guide to Human Types part 2 by `majnouna on deviantART Color Wheel Pro: Color Meaning Red Red is the color of fire and blood, so it is associated with energy, war, danger, strength, power, determination as well as passion, desire, and love. Red is a very emotionally intense color. It enhances human metabolism, increases respiration rate, and raises blood pressure. Red brings text and images to the foreground. Light red represents joy, sexuality, passion, sensitivity, and love. Orange Orange combines the energy of red and the happiness of yellow. To the human eye, orange is a very hot color, so it gives the sensation of heat. Orange has very high visibility, so you can use it to catch attention and highlight the most important elements of your design. Dark orange can mean deceit and distrust. Yellow Yellow is the color of sunshine. Yellow produces a warming effect, arouses cheerfulness, stimulates mental activity, and generates muscle energy. Use yellow to evoke pleasant, cheerful feelings. Dull (dingy) yellow represents caution, decay, sickness, and jealousy. Green Blue

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25 Creative and Challenging Vector Poster Design Tutorials Jump into this roundup of some of the most creative and challenging vector poster design tutorials on the web. There is a large assortment of styles and approaches here to review, from spacey psychedelic poster design, to geometrically influenced poster design, to robotic stomping power, to retro aesthetics and more. Check out these inspiring poster design tutorials. Blend and Mask Yourself a Great Poster Veerle Pieters shows us how to create a strong geometric central poster design, which utilizes flowing blends, masked shapes, and subtle gradients, to create a sophisticated final work. She covers each step of creating this work in detail and uses a quick workflow that uses tools like Smart Guides to speed things up. The Making of 3 – A Limited Edition Poster Design To celebrate the third birthday of Chris Spooner's blog Spoon Graphics, he created a limited edition poster design. Making of "Robot Earth 3009" Typographic Illustration Poster Illustration: Go Forth & Create!

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. timelapse of a sequence of 30 second poses

Guide to Human Types part 1 by `majnouna on deviantART Unique Character Design Tips by thundercake on deviantART Qi Wei Der in Singapur lebende Fotograf Qi Wei zeigt in seiner aktuellen Bilderserie ’Exploded Flowers’ verschiedene Blumenarten, die er vorher vorsichtig in ihre einzelnen Bestandteile zerlegt hat. Wei fasziniert hierbei der radiärsymmetrische Aufbau einer Blüte. Inspiriert wurde er durch Aufnahmen des Fotografen Todd McLellan, der mechanische Geräte in ihre einzelnen Bestandteile auseinander nahm und sie anschließend ablichtete. Wei beschreibt seine Blumenserie wie folgt: ‘Flowers are indeed one of the most beautiful and complex structures found in nature, specifically designed to achieve the purpose of reproduction. This is a new series I have embarked on – exploded flowers which are images that show the radial symmetry of flowers, and also individual floral components. All images © Qi Wei | Via: Public School

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