Some tips and tricks how to make a speed drawing video.
If you have additional tips or if you find mistakes in this guide please let me know, thank you.
(please excuse my bad english.)
1. Drawing and Filming:
Drawing and Lightsource:
Set up the place where you draw comfortable, the light should come from the top(preferred) or left side of the drawing if you are right-handed. That way the working area is not covered by the shadow of your hand. The arm of the drawing hand should pont in the direction of the lightsource to cast a shadow only under your arm. Shadows can cause huge brightness flickering in the time lapse.
I fix the single sheet of paper or canvas of my drawing on the table or easel or wherever to prevent the drawing from jumping around in the time lapse video. Try to make the video smooth.
Daylight as the only lightsource can cause flickering in the timelapse video. Especia