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Find your way around DA #1: Pose References

Find your way around DA #1: Pose References

Coming up with interesting, accurate poses for your characters can be difficult. Either they all end up looking the same, or the poses just don't look right. Drawing from a reference is a great way to practice this. Luckily, there are lots of amazing resources available to help you out, both here on DeviantArt and one the big bad WWW. I've listed the ones I know here, so you don't have to do the digging. - I've picked resources that focus on poses, not on anatomy. This means that the drawn pose references listed here are not necessarily anatomically correct. Though the two are definitely related, to me they're not necessarily the same thing.

How I paint - tutorial on painting (+Q n' A)

How I paint - tutorial on painting (+Q n' A)

this is so popular wowie .-. EDIT:// There have been some questions about this and I thought I'll make a Q&A for them so that you won't have to ask me all these things over and I don't have to answer the same questions all the time haha Scroll to the end of this journal to read-- ok Idk how Flash works and these would make too big of a file so I'll post it like this for now: Q&A What program did you use? I use Photoshop Cs5 What are your brush settings? For this I had the most common brush '30' (not the airbrush one), combined with the brush '45' Can this be used on SAI? I can't use SAI because I have a Mac, so the brushes a


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An animation/cartoon artist, trying to hit that professional level. I'm always taking commissions.

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Just finished an ACEO! I'll post it tomorrow considering it's super late tonight.
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Thank You so much for watch! :icondragonhug:
Kaotic-CassStudent Traditional Artist
Hello and welcome to the FireNation-Fans group. I hope you enjoy your time with us and I look forward to getting to know you and your work. :)
NooknookHobbyist General Artist
Thanks a lot for the watch and the fav! :) I hope we will share a lot of things! 
Iduna-HayaHobbyist Digital Artist

Thank you for adding my 'Pose References' journal to your collection

I'm happy you enjoyed it :)

My-AnneHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for watching me!
Sachi-ponHobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you for the watch. i'm watching you too! :D
PlagueyHobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch