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Rat Creature's Journal - how to draw female comic characters (according to Wizard)...

Rat Creature's Journal - how to draw female comic characters (according to Wizard)...
brown_betty asked for examples "to illustrate the exactly how and why female comic characters are illustrated differently than the male." And I thought, really, what's better to illustrate these things than the books teaching the style in the first place? A while ago I posted some scans from Wizard How To Draw series on drawing female superheroes (here and here), and I thought I'd post a bunch more from the first book of the series on "How To Draw: Heroic Anatomy". As everything, it starts with the basics, i.e. proportions. First the male superhero The female example is similar, but slightly different, notice how he stands firm and straight, wheras she stands with her hips cocked a little and the leg thrust forward? Also notice in the direct torso comparison below, how the male one is ramrod straight, but she curves and leans just a little bit in the same pose? Now onwards to the chapter "Sultry Women". Next, Michael Turner explains "Sex Appeal".

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Feet Drawing Feet Drawing requires you to be aware of issues such as proportions and main lines. You must also make allowance for the gender and age of your subjects. Feet play an importan part in the expression of a figure. Copying and studing the studies below will help to stimulate your faculties of observation. Drawings by Bill Presing Amazing illustrations by talented cartoonist Bill Presing. Tags: art, cool, Creative, drawings A Rose is a Rose? Here's a new one! When is a rose not a rose? When it is picnic spoons. Really! These are fun and amazing. No one will guess what this is made of. How to draw faces: female Here's a quick tutorial on how to draw a face. (Also see our male face tutorial). Please check out these tips before you read any further: Advertisement: (If you've done one of my tutorials before you don't have to check the tips again).

Art Students Guide to the Proportions of the Human Form Another mention of the book is on a page of the study of Human Proportions through the ages: Proportionslehre from the Luitpold-Gymnasium Munchen: Polycletus was a Greek Sculptor active in the late 300s and early 200s B.C., along with Phidias, he created the classic Greek style. None of his works survive but Roman copies do. He was and is most appreciated for the naturalness of his sculptures and his admiration for the beauty of the natural figure as opposed to rigorous ideals of proportion. He also used a natural shift of weight to one leg known as contrapposto which gave his works a feeling of movement. From History of Sculpture: From the Earliest Ages to the Present Time by Dr.Wilhelm Lubke - 1872:

Zhou Fan Beautiful colors with the thickness and brightness of animation cell art, Chinese artist Zhou Fan’s works are inspired from childhood dreams of jellyfish parades in the sky falling to the ground to become mushrooms. She’s found that these dreams which have left a deep impression on her also capture more of her focus than reality. I don’t blame her! This Is What Happens When You Mix Soap, Oil & Ink Together Whilst you use ink in your stationary, oil for your bike and soap to wash yourself everyday, its rare that all three liquids come into contact with one another. What would happen if they did? Would blending ink, soap and oil produce something similar?

Secret Belgian Binding Instructions The Secret Belgian Binding These instructions show you how to bind a book with an interesting pattern of weaving which laces the front and back covers to the spine. Included is the sewing of the text block (a set of four signatures) which is attached to the inside spine of the cover. How To Draw The Head From Any Angle [3/4 View] – Constructing The Head One of the most popular tutorial request I’ve received was for a training on how to draw the head from any angles other than just the typical straight forward view. So I decided to have a special course created that teaches you just that. It’s a video course called “How To Draw The Head From Any Angle” and you can get it as a FREE bonus when you enroll in my Realistic Portrait Drawing course. You can get more detail about it here: FREE Bonus – “How To Draw The Head From Any Angle”

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How do you create a product people want to buy? « Unicornfree with Amy Hoy: Creating And Selling Your Own Products Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Have you ever found yourself mired in this process? Come up with idea!Build idea!Put idea online… Wait for sales…… wait for sales…Double down and try to figure out “product-market fit”, in other words: Who wants to buy this? Over the years, I’ve watched countless friends & acquaintances get stuck in this process.

Lackadaisy Expressions Boy, I didn't know what I was getting myself into when I started this. I've had requests for some sort of expressions tutorial dating back a while now, so I figured, "Sure! I can explain expression drawing...and it'll be way better than all those tutorials out there that are nothing but charts of generic expressions. Yeah! How to Draw Eyes For a video version of this tutorial visit www.proko.com/how-to-draw-eyes-structure This tutorial is a continuation of How to Draw the Head from Any Angle. I will go over the structure of the eye and detailed information on drawing the brow ridge, eyeball, eyelids, eyelashes, iris, cornea, and pupil. The Basic Forms The Eyeball The part of the eyeball that is visible (technical term is Sclera) is commonly called the ‘white of the eye’.

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