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Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basics of The Face Having thoroughly explored the human body, it is time to start looking more closely at its details, starting with the face. The very first thing the eye looks for, in any setting, is the human face, and this applies also to art: a viewer will first look at the face of your character. Mastering the face, particularly the drawing of lively expressive faces, is therefore well worth the effort. design.tutsplus Three point perspective is great when you wish to render objects or scenes from an abnormally high or low point of view. The distortions that the third vanishing point brings into your composition often has a very artistic effect and makes even the most simple concept more interesting. There are some points to consider when working in three point perspective.

What Is The Foundation of Personalized Learning? By Courtney Belolan This blog originally ran on CompetencyWorks. The biggest piece of advice I can give to any teacher, school or district working toward a vision of personalized learning is this: Learning community culture is the foundation of personalized learning. For many reasons, this vital piece is often overlooked and rarely focused on in professional development. design.tutsplus Elephants are a one of a kind - there's no other animal with such amazing tusks and trunk. They can be also tricky to draw, since they look so simple. I will show you how to draw a realistic elephant, be it African or Asian, in every pose you'll want to. Follow me and I'll teach you all elephant things! When we look at an elephant skeleton, we can see it's unproportional and somewhat clumsy, big head, long legs and bulgy barrow.

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Balance and Movement – Design & Illustration – Tuts+ Tutorials This is our last session working with the basic structure of the body before we start clothing it in flesh. We have seen how it is proportioned and how those proportions vary within limits; now we'll see how it counters gravity with posture – and how far posture can be pushed before it falls over (or, on paper, looks out of balance). The body's Center of Gravity (CoG) is roughly behind the belly button. The body is supported by whatever part touches the ground: generally both feet, but it can be one foot, both feet and one hand, two hands, etc. The Center of Support (CoS) is the mid-point between those points of contact with the ground, whether it's a single point, or they form a line, a triangle or a square.

Gravitational Waves Detected, Confirming Einstein’s Theory A team of scientists announced on Thursday that they had heard and recorded the sound of two black holes colliding a billion light-years away, a fleeting chirp that fulfilled the last prediction of Einstein’s general theory of relativity. That faint rising tone, physicists say, is the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago. (Listen to it here.) Cartoon Fundamentals: How to Draw Cartoon Hands The human hand is probably one of the hardest things to learn how to draw, since it can take many forms and, thus, express varied emotions. In cartoon it is no different. You need to be able to draw hands in different angles, which are dynamic and attractive in the eyes of the viewer. Don't underestimate the power of a well drawn cartoon hand - it can save your art from the monotony! Several times I have been asked by some people in the comments of my tutorials how do I draw characters in many poses and different expressions.

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Advanced Body Proportions – Tuts+ Tutorials In our last session we learned the basic, generic proportions and joint alignments of the human figure, and if you've been practicing you should be ready for some diversity. The most obvious differentiation may be between men and women, but an illustrator must also be familiar with the ways the body also changes according to age (while it is still growing) and type. Male vs. Female Proportions Male and female proportions are so different that even a skeleton (or certain parts of it) betrays its sex. Life is Short January 2016 Life is short, as everyone knows. When I was a kid I used to wonder about this.

Human Anatomy Fundamentals: Basic Body Proportions If you’ve practiced capturing energy in the previous tutorial, you’ll have acquired a good feel for loose sketching of people. We’re going to start giving structure to that feeling-based groundwork by studying the body with a more scientific eye. Let me say that it will take many sessions to cover the wonders of the human body. Not only is it among the most sophisticated animal structures in nature, it is also one of those with most variations: few other species come in so many shapes and colors.

Earth - Your life on earth Explore BBC Earth's unique interactive, personalised just to you. Find out how, since the date of your birth, your life has progressed; including how many times your heart has beaten, and how far you have travelled through space. Investigate how the world around you has changed since you've been alive; from the amount the sea has risen, and the tectonic plates have moved, to the number of earthquakes and volcanoes that have erupted. Grasp the impact we've had on the planet in your lifetime; from how much fuel and food we've used to the species we've discovered and endangered.

How to Draw a Long Haired Character Portrait With Color Pencils In this tutorial, I would like to show you how to draw and color long hair using a mechanical pencil and color pencils. Grab you tools now, it's time to draw! Tools Mechanical pencil 2B pencil leads Faber Castell Classic Color Pencils No: 309 – Royal Yellow, 314 – Orange, 318 – Red, 392 – Fire Brick, 388 – Brown, 321 – ScarletEraserPaper: any type 1. Draw the Hair