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Ok lemme explain, not too long ago a friend of mine asked me to look at a picture he drew of Lisa cloud surfing like in Tale Spin so this was in response to that. But I think it accuratly portrays the basics of character construction. Here is a tutorial I wrote about it here...
On the left you can see how I constructred the figure, this is how you should treat your subjects. Always think of them as 3 dimensional forms with volume and wieght, never as just a flat image. This is what will bring a sense of relality to your drawings. Even the most stylistic and flat characters are drawn this way. See how I drew thru each form? I actually drew her legs and how they connected to her body, how the kness would bend, the ankles, everything is connected to the central body just like ours are. Getting good animation drawings is very tricky and you have to have a firm knowlage of how the body works inside and out, as well as physics and acting. Chuck Jones had a great saying that went "Every artist has 1000 bad drawings and 1 good one so the faster you get the bad ones out of the way the quicker you get the good one," which has a lot of truth to it. No one is born knowing everyting there is to know about drawing, it's a skill like playing the piano or building a house. The more you do it the better you become. Anyway back to the drawing, during construction I thought of the story I wanted to tell. I showed how Lisa is in a very extreame situation, one that she clearly isn't used to and how she's dealing with it. From the way she's holding the bar, standing on the board, her posture, expression, all these things convey to the viewer a story about Lisa. I know this may seem like a lot to have to think about when all you want to do is doodle, but you're already thinking of these things without even knowing, you just have to learn how to apply them. All I thought about when I was drawing this was "how would Lisa react to this situation?" now of course all characters are different especially in the Simpson world, Bart is obviously going to act different to cloud surfing than Lisa is. This is where the actor in all of us comes out, as animators we become the character. Know who the character is that you're drawing and become them on paper. Convey your emotions thru them to the audience(the viewer). Always remember character first details later; ever wonder why three circles make you think of Mickey Mouse? It's the symbol of that character that people instantly reconognize not what kind of buttons are on his pants. Ok I've rambled enough...the right pic is obviously a cleaned up version on model, and for those of you out there don't fret about model with these characters. I draw them everyday so I'm familiar with all the tricks and rules but that doesn't mean you should give up. Practice practice practice, that's the bottom line.

*and as a note, this can be applied to all styles of drawing not just Simpson drawing. The Simpsons are copywrited by Matt Groening.
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Bueno hace mucho tiempo q no actualizo así que ahi va.
Esta es una caja que hice para regalarle a mi novia :heart: :aww: la cual la llene con caramelos y chocolates
Impresa y montada sobre cartón, la caja tiene formato de cajita de comida china.
la hice tematica de los simpsons porque a ella le encantan los simpsons, aparecen mr. chispa, llamarada moe, burns y maggie :D
burns es el de la postal de fox lo se lo se pero me tome el trabajo de dibujarlo enterito.

ojala les guste
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PD: EL ARCHIVO ES UN EPS DE ILLUSTRATOR EN FORMATO DE ILLUSTRATOR 9 cualquier cosa que tengan problema con el archivo me avisan y yo lo subo en algun formato q todos lo puedan usar =)

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well, it's been a long time since i dont update so there it goes
this is a box I made for my girlfriend ^^ which I filled with candy and chocolates.
Printed and mounted on cardboard
I made it with the simpsons theme because she loves them; there you can see mr.sparkle, flaming moe, burns and maggie
burns is the one from the post card in fox, i know,i know, but I drew the whole thing again.

I hope you like it

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Agregue el archivo en formato de corel.
I add a .cdr file for corel users.

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I hope u like that Pack, Download and Enjoy. The credit are not necessary, but make a comment with your work (:
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My Custom Cubeecraft / Papercraft Cutout template of Lisa Simpson from the TV Cartoon Show The Simpsons.

More of my custom Cubee tempates for The Simpsons can be found here [link]

The Simpsons Characters (c) Matt Groening & Fox
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My Custom Cubeecraft / Papercraft Cutout template of Bender 'Wooden Version' from the TV cartoon series Futurama.

(All My Custom Fan Art Cubeecraft Templates are made on MSPaint. and The 3D illustrations on the free Gimp program.)

And More of My Custom Fan Art Cubeecraft Templates of Futurama and The Simpsons can be found here [link]


Even more Futurama Cubee from other Cubeecrafter can be found in the links below

The Official Cubeecraft site
2 versions of Bender [link]

2 Versions of Dr. Zoidberg [link]

Also on Deviantart

:iconangelyques:
Fry and Leela [link]

:iconiamtherealbender:
Kif, Kapp, Hermes and more [link]

Futurama Characters (c) Matt Groening & Fox
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My Custom Cubeecraft / Papercraft Cutout template of Calculon from the TV cartoon series Futurama.

(All My Custom Fan Art Cubeecraft Templates are made on MSPaint. and The 3D illustrations on the free Gimp program.)

And More of My Custom Fan Art Cubeecraft Templates of Futurama and The Simpsons can be found here [link]

Other Futurama Cubee from other Cubeecrafter can be found in the links below

The Official Cubeecraft site
2 versions of Bender [link]

2 Versions of Dr. Zoidberg [link]

Also on Deviantart

:iconangelyques:
Fry and Leela [link]


:iconiamtherealbender:
Kif, Zapp, Hermes and more [link]


Futurama Characters (c) Matt Groening & Fox
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Homer Simpson from The Simpsons in Cubee form!!

Just click on the download link to download the pattern. Then cut out the shapes and construct (no tape or glue needed.
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Marge Simpson from The Simpsons in Cubee form!!

This Cubee has 2 pages. Make sure you click on Download file to get both pages!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Just click on the download link to download the pattern. Then cut out the shapes and construct (no tape or glue needed.
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[UPDATE] I finished it! Check the final version here: [link]

Here is the lineart for the yet to be finished request by ~hypermagneto999 of Bart & Lisa tied and gagged in the treehouse.

Lineart use:

If you're going to colour one of my linearts these are the rules:
-Ask for permission before colouring. It's not really that important but I'd like to know if one of my drawings is getting coloured.
-When uploading it, give proper credit and add a link to the original.
-You can not submit it as a print.
-Send me a link so I can see it! :D
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Colorimetry began with Albert Munsell in 1912 with his colour system, which used hue, value (roughly equivalent to luminosity) and chroma (saturation) to represent all visible colours, the majority of which cannot be reproduced on a computer screen. This was independent of the CIEXYZ (1931) colour space that still serves as the master template for all mathematically defined colour spaces, including CIELAB (1976, based on opponent colours red/green and blue/yellow) and the very common sRGB. Thus, when dealing with MLPFIM screencaps and extracting colours from them, caution must be exercised due to most television screens using yet another colour space (YUV).

I am assuming here that Coco Pommel's accessory is Nepal's national flower Rhododendron arboreum. The logo I designed for Pommel was at first based on her cutie mark, involving a zigzag in a rectangle, which was then morphed to match the parallelograms that were lifted from Parcly Taxel's colour scheme and skewed further.

SVG source (53.20 kB) | Tumblr | The Albumin Flask | The Crystal Empire | Junction font by C.Hadl. from LoMT | MLPFIM by L.Faust / DHX-Vanc.
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