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pepperonccini:

You can pile up all the how to books you want and whine all you want, but only drawing and training your eyes to see objects themselves will get you to the level of skill you desire.


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annaxin:

aww gosh, thanks so much, I’m so glad you like my stuff! ;w; As for colour processes, here’s a quick tutorial(??) that I threw together as to how I choose colours? Keep in mind that everyone works differently and I still have so much to learn though, so I can only speak for myself as to how I colour.

I’m going to be using these two pieces for this tutorial!

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powercami5000:

Dunno if anyone’s interested in these, but this was my latest assignment for CGMA’s Art of Color and Light class- this past week focused on how light interacts with different materials.
It’d be cool to try some different skin tones, I just used my own pasty hand for reference. Maybe even an alien species with non-red blood, so the occlusion shadow glows a different color where light passes through? Would it be purple for Namekians and green for Vulcans? (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ possibilities
Also, the iridescent pearl wasn’t a requirement, but I enjoy Sailor Moon and suffering. If anyone’s got pointers on iridescence, I am all ears over here, because I clawed my way through that one screaming

powercami5000:

Dunno if anyone’s interested in these, but this was my latest assignment for CGMA’s Art of Color and Light class- this past week focused on how light interacts with different materials.

It’d be cool to try some different skin tones, I just used my own pasty hand for reference. Maybe even an alien species with non-red blood, so the occlusion shadow glows a different color where light passes through? Would it be purple for Namekians and green for Vulcans? (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ possibilities

Also, the iridescent pearl wasn’t a requirement, but I enjoy Sailor Moon and suffering. If anyone’s got pointers on iridescence, I am all ears over here, because I clawed my way through that one screaming


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theonides:

Gifs GALOREEEE!!    -    Part 2

Share the knowledge.
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gigidigi:


argyrism asked you:


This may/may not be true for other people, but when I’m wondering about how you choose your colors, I’m wondering about how you make everything, well, harmonic. Noisemaster is a good example of this: he’s got a wide range of colors, but they all work well together, so it doesn’t end up looking garish. So, how do you go about something like that?

Thank you! I want Noisemaster’s pages to look like I’m just selecting colors at random, but it’s really pretty simple. Sure, I use a lot of complementary pairs, triadic colors, etc., but I generally don’t have too much Color Theory Terminology in my head as I’m planning these pages out.
For reference, Pages 447, 448, 451 and 455.
I know I’m not great at technical explanations, but I hope this sheds a little light on what I’m doing!

gigidigi:

This may/may not be true for other people, but when I’m wondering about how you choose your colors, I’m wondering about how you make everything, well, harmonic. Noisemaster is a good example of this: he’s got a wide range of colors, but they all work well together, so it doesn’t end up looking garish. So, how do you go about something like that?

Thank you! I want Noisemaster’s pages to look like I’m just selecting colors at random, but it’s really pretty simple. Sure, I use a lot of complementary pairs, triadic colors, etc., but I generally don’t have too much Color Theory Terminology in my head as I’m planning these pages out.

For reference, Pages 447, 448, 451 and 455.

I know I’m not great at technical explanations, but I hope this sheds a little light on what I’m doing!


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storyboardresources:

Some Composition tips from Bill Peet!

*O*

idiacanthidae:

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Hi everyone!! I’ve been getting quite a few inquiries about the brushes I use to paint with, so I thought I’d just relist my favorite sets [as of recently!] in one place for convenience:

Stumpy pencil

Porkbun’s fabulous brushes

Kecky’s brushes [more here!!]

Zhuzhu’s really great brushes

Tardigrad’s brushes

Brushes by Kyle T. Webster [the pastel and dry media brushes in particular!!]

I hope you find that helpful!! ☆SMOOCHES FOR EVERYONE☆


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Things almost every author needs to research

clevergirlhelps:

the-right-writing:

  • How bodies decompose
  • Wilderness survival skills
  • Mob mentality
  • Other cultures
  • What it takes for a human to die in a given situation
  • Common tropes in your genre
  • Average weather for your setting

yoooo


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bushiderp:

breathofideas:

Pose Studies (c) Kate-Fox

STUDIESSSS


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tycarterart:

Ty Carter Art-Thoughts on Color, Part 1 & 2; Design, Color and “Value” an Idea. 

Hey rajivnarayanan,

Thanks! Here are a few demos I’ve posted on workflow, color, values, composition, and story. To see the full text and details along with other tutorials/demos, visit tycarter.com  

Feel free to share with your friends or download for personal use! There are many ways to paint and these are my humble thoughts. I hope you enjoy!


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dredsina:

z-raid:

fucktonofanatomyreferences:

A somewhat improved fuck-ton of heavy-set references.

Sources:

Varying Your Body Types by dresdina
Learn to Love Fat by Richard Wilkinson
Source Unknown
Character Design with Silver by Sebastian Kussowski
Chubby study by hazeldeMi

omg

i made (some of) that

(AND MY URL IS COMICALLY MISSPELLED)

everydaycomics:

HANDS!!! sorry for my bad hand writing

The point I’m trying to drive home, is that draw things the way that best suits you.  How-to-books had me all mixed up in my teen years, but then I decided to break the rules and do things my way.

galaxyspeaking:

Here ! Since the livestream broke after 15 minutes, I’ve decided to do a little step by step to show you how I color things these days. It’s more of a recollection of tips I’ve learned rather than a proper method, but it can help some of you figure the not-so-mysterious texture thing !

There is a reason I never wanted to do tutorials though, and I need to write it down. I don’t like it when people just use someone’s technique without adding a bit of themselves in it. If it’s just to copy someone’s art, I think it’s a bit unfair for the poor artist who had to come up with a creative way of coloring things to make it work ! Suddenly everyone can do it and the artist’s not special anymore. So please use this with care. Don’t try to just copy, try to understand and re-interpret it !  In the end you’ll be much more pleased with yourself and you’ll get to do your own tutorials :D !