ADDITIONAL ANTI-PATTERNSADDITIONAL ANTI-PATTERNS5 years ago in Other More Like This
A few people on dA have asked me to look into writing essays on anti-patterns that aren't Anime Long Midface. Those people are crazy; they should be cool bros and write essays too instead of being like 'WTP will do it, I ain't doin' shit'. Unfortunately, they know me too well and I will probably write essays on other anti-patterns, because I love to run off at the mouth like I know about shit for some reason.
Some anti-patterns that are up for consideration are -
Tangent Eye - Many cartoonists are familiar with the facial proportion guideline 'the eyes are one eye width apart'.
Difficulty placing the eyes on the head in 3/4 perspective sometimes leads to drawing the far eye 'tangenting' (touching or overlapping the outline) on the side of the head, even though it would require an angle closer to a profile in order for the eye to actually do that. They don't take the angle of the head into account when approximating the distance between the eyes. Artists often take the addi