This essay applies the computer science concepts of design pattern and anti-pattern to figure-based illustration.
Understanding Your Style is an illustrated guide/essay on style - not specific styles, or how to draw said specific styles, but on deconstructing YOUR style, and understanding it. Understanding Your Style approaches figure-based illustration/cartooning and style from a theoretical point of view. THIS GUIDE IS NOT HERE TO TELL YOU HOW TO DRAW! Instead, I talk about learning to spot mistakes in your own work. I offer examples of common mistakes one may come across while attempting to stylize their work, and theories on the thought processes behind those common mistakes.
Parts One and Two:
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