digital sculpture » Scott Eaton Studios The growing collection of demo sculpts I’m recently back to London after a long trip to the West Coast (LA, San Francisco). The first stop was Blizzard Entertainment for a four-day facial anatomy workshop. For the uninitiated Blizzard is the juggernaut game developer behind the hit franchises World of Warcraft (WoW), Overwatch, and Starcraft. dark magic at work here, me thinks a levitation spell or something My job was to level up the artists’ facial anatomy and portrait sculpting skills. sculpting expressions Even though we were studying facial anatomy the artists also got a chance to draw and study from the Bodies in Motion site. head studies from Bodies in Motion Continue reading »
bodies-in-motion » Scott Eaton Studios 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. It can be set to 10fps, 1fps, 30sec, 1min, 2min, or 5mins, and ticks down to zero before flipping to the next frame of the motion sequence. timelapse of a sequence of 30 second poses
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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! The rain itself continued not longer than 5-7 minutes, but sometimes it changed significantly in seconds. I had a strong desire to incorporate into my painting the best elements from every photo, as well as other details imprinted in memory, e.g -a flat pale sky typical during a heavy rain -warm red and brown hues -brown dirty flooding on the asphalt road -bubbles on puddles caused by rain drops -bright reflection in the middle part of the intersection -figures jumping over puddles -a fading background perspective Looking at my photos I drew two graphite studies: I liked better the second (lower) one, and used it as a guide to correctly distribute whites and darks in the final watercolor painting.
Make a Portfolio: Easy, DIY Artwork Storage (A Tutorial) | Ashley Hackshaw / Lil Blue Boo I was organizing the studio today and needed a way to store some important artwork so it didn’t get damaged…..so I made a few easy portfolios for storage! They open up flat to lay the artwork in…. ….and then fold up and tie to keep the artwork safe and flat. You could make one for each year to hold your kiddo’s precious art pieces from school….or use it to hold large photos for transport if you are a photographer. To make a portfolio you just need two canvas art panels (the same ones used for painting), decorative duct tape, and some twine. First, lay the canvas panels face down…..leaving about a half inch in between: Take a strip of duct tape and place it across the gap between the panels to connect the two: Wrap the tape ends around the other side and then turn the panels over. You can add another row of tape on either side of the initial strips of tape to reinforce the bottom: Fold the two panels together and mark the center edge as shown: I used large stamps to label my portfolio:
The Difference Between a Hue, Tint, Shade and Tone Ask Yourself first .... What's the difference between a Hue and a Color? Most people, even the pros, get confused about this. Basically they mean the same thing and can be used interchangeably. The words are a general terms to describe the color family on the Basic Color Wheel that your swatch is rooted in. Most Color Wheels only show bright colors which can create confusion. Burgundy = the root Color or Hue is RED Navy = the root Color or Hue is BLUE Rust = the root Color or Hue is ORANGE Hues These are the family of twelve purest and brightest colors. Three Primary ColorsThree Secondary ColorsSix Tertiary Colors They form the full spectrum of colors which progress around the Primary Color Wheel in gradual increments. With just these twelve colors, you can literally mix an infinite number of color schemes. But nothing is stopping you from using them full-strength. Tints Every individual color on the Basic Color Wheel can be altered in three ways by Tinting, Shading or Toning. Shades Tones 1. 2.