We've spoken before about that oh-so common artist's mistake of believing that some animals have "backwards knees." But in that original post, we only discussed "digitigrades." Digitigrades are animals that walk on their toes, with the "sole" of their feet off the ground, like cats and dogs -- this leads to the common myth that they have "backwards knees," as their ankles are easily mistaken for knees... Continuer la lecture
Compréhension approfondie de l'anatomie: Digitigrade animals don’t have “backward knees”
Today, I'd like to address one of the most common mistakes that new or young artists make when they start drawing animals: "Backward knee" syndrome. This is one simple tip, but if you haven't discovered it yet, it's going to make a world of difference. "Digitigrade" is an animal that walks on its digits, or toes. digitigrade animals include canines, felines, elephants, birds, dinosaurs and more. Humans,... Continuer la lecture
Compréhension approfondie de l'anatomie: Drawing realistic mouths
Someone recently shared this photoshop tutorial with me about "drawing realistic mouths". As impressive as the digital techniques they showcased were, I thought it could also serve as a wonderful illustration of facial anatomy. Watch the tutorial, then meet me below the embedded video for some discussion of the lessons we can take from it. https://www.youtube.com/embed/C5p1B2Z9hKQ?rel=0 The mouth... Continuer la lecture
Compréhension approfondie de l'anatomie: Abdominal muscle tutorial from "The Punchline Is Machismo"
As a follow up to last week's reposting of http://thepunchlineismachismo.com's tutorial on the head and body, here's the second tutorial with a spotlight on the abdominal muscles and body type. Again, please direct your thanks to http://thepunchlineismachismo.com ... Continuer la lecture
Compréhension approfondie de l'anatomie: Muscle tutorial from "The Punchline is Machismo"
This tutorial comes from http://thepunchlineismachismo.com. It is PACKED with excellent information. Whatever your problem drawing area is, it's sure to have something for you. Continuer la lecture