Shoutout to some really cool peoplethe past few days have made me like... really appreciate my friends and loved ones, not just because of the holiday season but because I've had a lot of good laughs and nights out and nights in drawing and chatting with people. I count myself as an incredibly lucky person for having all of these people in my life, be it in person or through wires. this is nutty and long and rambly but it's late and I will type all the fuck I wantMore Like This
hard to even like... put everything into one cohesive statement, here. she and I have been officially dating since early august '12, but she's been there for me as someone to care so deeply for and turn to for quite a lot longer than that. she's been there for me for so goddamn much, and she's so incredibly patient with me. we met and grew to know each other by chance guesses on my part (and what a crazy awesome coincidence everything's been since), and it's been one of the best things that's ever happened to me; I've grown a lot more confid
USEFUL STUFFHere's some nice useful things to check out (if you havent already) that i like to look at to improve or just watch for inspirationMore Like This
FYI i learn more from watching things so most of these are gonna be video tutorials, artists talking while painting and timelapse paintings, since i prefer analyzing peoples workflow and try it out than straight tutorials that tell you what to do (not there's anything wrong with it though )
LEVEL UP: https://www.youtube.com/user/levelupsessions
omg.... the amount of stuff you can learn from these amazing artists is crazy! i suggest watching from session 1 till the latest. you cant miss a thing these guys say, plus these guys are pretty fun most of the time. its a nice light, but informative bunch of videos
Marc Brunet is a great teacher! i really enjoy how he explains things and just his process in general. really good to listen to and pretty entertaining to watch
Character Design: An introductionMore Like This
Arvalis-2012 by arvalis
What does 'Character Design' mean?
The character design is the process which comes after the characterisation and consists in defining the character through his/her physical appearance.
We need to consider a character as a little fictional creature, human or not, that aims to please its creator and the public as well.
While the basic characterization of this fictional creature (his tastes, his fears, his behaviors) may take a little mental effort, as it is a sort of list of emotions, facts and feelings that come and go in the life of a character, the process of visual realization of this creature may not be as simple. That's why many writers and characters creators prefer to rely on experienced hands.
Also many of the mental aspects of the character are not possible to gain by using 'static' visual medium. For 'static' I mean all the illustrations and drawings unable to tell a
AquaTip: Stretching PaperThis is the another installment of an ongoing feature called AquaTips. Members of the club are encouraged to submit tips and techniques they discovered or use to create and enjoy watercolors. Just send a note to the club with "Tip" in the subject line and we will put it into our AquaTips collection. Come together watercolorists, and share the treasure that is our knowledge!More Like This
Recently we had a poll asking how much did you like stretching, it turns out, some of you didn't know what stretching was (don't worry, we were all begginers like you at some point) so I put together this journal doing a small compilation of stretching techniques and tutorials.
Some time ago, we did a Community AquaTip about it AquaTips - Stretching Watercolor Paper
And here we have some tutorials that are featured in our group.