Got ahold of a brilliant book on figure drawing by Michael Hampton, thought I’d try applying his technique and doing some quick studies. I’m pleased to discover that I quite enjoy his approach to sketching and rendering the human figure, and hope to get into it properly soon. It’s tricky getting the knack of using […]
I don’t care how challenging it is, I’m more intent on getting to grips with this than I’ve ever been in my life. I used to be captivated by features, but I think I’m going beyond skin deep features now- there’s a beauty in using sketches to search for form that’s less stressful and more […]
This week I tried out a new app: Clip Studio Paint on my iPad Pro, and used it entirely. This is the first time in months and months that I’ve begun a sketch digitally, but this is a very nice app to use. I used the desktop version of it a few years ago, but […]
Just as the title says; sketches done for the classes on figure drawing and animal drawing that I’m taking. It’s interesting to learn armature; I didn’t realize just how much easier it would make understanding form.
I’ll be starting two new online courses this week; Animal Drawing and Analytical Figure Drawing from CGMA. I’ve taken their Storyboarding course previously, and found it really helpful- there’s just nothing like having a real (well, alright, virtual) classroom environment and homework and feedback to keep you going when you don’t quite know which way […]
When I was younger, there was only one way of dealing with creative blocks- rage, tear up the page, cry a bit, and then stop trying altogether for days, weeks, sometimes months at a stretch until I fell into flow and picked back up. But one of the better things about growing up and growing […]
Illustrations from the appendices of the fantasy story and universe I’ve been dabbling in for years now.