How to Draw the Head From Any Angle The Basic Forms To draw the head from any angle you must first understand its basic structure. Look past all the distracting details and visualize the underlying forms. This ability to simplify can be applied to the features of the face, but when starting the drawing you could look even further. The head deconstructed into its basic forms, is a sphere as the cranium and a block as the jaw and cheek bones. A Sphere as the Cranium The sides of the head are flat, so we can slice off a piece from both sides of the ball. A Block as the Jaw and Cheek Bones Attach the shape of the jaw. Constructing From Any Angle Step 1 – Determine the angle of the ball The angle of the head is established at the very beginning of the drawing with the ball. X Axis - The up and down tilt is established by the angles of the horizontal and vertical lines in the oval. Y Axis - The direction the head is turning (left or right) is established by the width of the oval. Step 2 – Find the thirds Step 3 – Add the jaw
la cuisine du graphiste Sketchbooks - Choosing Artist's Sketchbooks Sketchbooks are the artist's constant companion, repositories of our observation and thought. Here are my pick of the best sketchbooks, covering a range of media and purposes. You're sure to find one to suit you. 1. You can't go wrong with a sketchbook like this. 2. photo courtesy Blick Art Materials Bliss. 3. If you like to tear the occasional page out to give to a friend (or file in the trashcan!) 4. courtesy Blick Art Materials HandBook Journals are really beautiful, a definite favorite. 5. Not prettily bound but with a durable, medium-surface, heavier paper, the Strathmore Dry Media Pads have a slightly heavier paper, at 100 lb / 163 gsm. 6. A simple, functional sketchbook, the Carnet de Voyage contains 15 sheets of Arches 140lb / 300 gsm Cold Pressed (rough) watercolor paper. 7. Ok, so it isn't strictly speaking a sketchbook, its a sketch pad.
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Tutorials This is a personal collection of mine collected over the web, unfortunately I don’t know which are the authors of these works, so if somebody knows I’m going to be really happy to give the credits to them. Hope to enjoy it. Never stop practice. So everybody knows that the hands and the fingers are one of the hardest things to draw. In this pre-recorded webinar, join Wacom and Patrick LaMontagne, winner of the Photoshop World Guru Awards for both Illustration and Best in Show, for tips on cartooning with a Wacom pen tablet… This is the second tutorial done by Denis Zilber, and yes we know that the speed drawings are not the best tutorials, but you can learn from everything just face it. A great tutorial done by Denis Zilber, and yes we know that the speed drawings are not the best tutorials, but you can learn from everything just face it. Take a look at this tutorial on how Patrick is illustrating Tony Montana from sketch to finished product.
Croquis, croquons ! Sketchbook By Scott Brundage Somewhat bizzare, but completely brilliant is just a couple of ways to describe the sketchbook of New York based artist Scott Brundage. Where can you find more by Scott? Behance of course! Find this post useful? Check out these: Drawing Habits marybricolo Beautiful Examples of Moleskine Art - Smashing Magazine Advertisement More than quick sketches and drawings, Moleskine art can encompass mixed media and even digital art. The imperfect lines, smudges and wrinkles give it dimension and raw honesty that more than ever are sought by digital artists and implemented in software. Regardless of any advancement in technology, pen and paper will always be the number once choice for any budding artist or seasoned illustrator. No theme or medium is ever neglected for the Moleskine treatment if the mood strikes the artist, spawning art like no other. Moleskine Art Sketches and Drawings Resources SkineartSociety dedicated to Moleskine art, with many contributors.Flickr Sketch Book Style GroupFlickr Photo pool.Flickr Subway Illustrations Great source for inspiration.Flickr Sketch GroupAnother great website for inspiration.Flickr Urban Views Another great website for inspiration.Flickr More Flickr groups.Moleskinerie (al) It's done. Leave a Comment Yay!
A Sketch-Blog: The First Drawing Exercise After telling you all that I think there are some very basic skills not being taught at the earliest stages of traditional arts training and then making a convincing argument how important daily drawing is for the developing artist I'm ready to drop the first exercise on you. Exercise #1For one week spend at least ten to fifteen minutes a day drawing 1 inch squares in rows. Draw them as accurately as you can and make the rows as straight as you can. It's doesn't matter whether you draw them all at once or scattered across the day (though they do get easier as you go). I tried to keep them about a quarter-inch apart (I think the alleys between the squares help). You can draw the first one with a ruler to make it easier to draw the rest. I'm sure there are artists out there who can do this without the wobbles and rough edges you can see in my boxes. The square is also used by artists as the base shape from which to develop the profile of the head.