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kelpls:

OMIOGSH so many people asked for hair BUT HAIR IS ONE OF THE PARTS WHERE U CAN RELLY JUST DO ANYTHING U WNAT so yeahhh JUST REMBER to try and use quick gestures to capture the flow of hair!! 

the-tincan-alchemist:

sirblizzard:

How to draw ‘the other eye’. Because people keep complaining.
The answer? You don’t draw a whole eye first.
You do it part by part, then make adjustments and add details as you please. 
If you draw the whole eye first you’ll just stress over making the other eye as similar as possible. This way it’s also easier to adjust and correct.
Aside from that last step with the ‘transform’ tool, this also applies for traditional art.
Hope this helps!

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the-tincan-alchemist:

sirblizzard:

How to draw ‘the other eye’. Because people keep complaining.


The answer? You don’t draw a whole eye first.

You do it part by part, then make adjustments and add details as you please. 

If you draw the whole eye first you’ll just stress over making the other eye as similar as possible. This way it’s also easier to adjust and correct.

Aside from that last step with the ‘transform’ tool, this also applies for traditional art.

Hope this helps!

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mexi-doodler:

hawlooh:

grypwolf:

… AND THAT IS THE WAY I MAKE FIRE! Simple and messy “how to gry”.
I will add quick smoke tutorial / step by step too Just wait. \o/

EDIT: Sorry for small images >8C I am not good with tumblr image sizes and I have never understood them. But by copying the image URL you can see bigger sized images!

art resources, fire

Saving this for reference. I always have a tough time when it comes to coloring out fire. I suck at it >w<;

artist-refs:

Katana Hilt Tutorial by Jk-Ko

artist-refs:

Katana Hilt Tutorial by Jk-Ko

sinvraal:

Quick an’ dirty tutorial on how to create that car paint metal shading, for anyone who’s interested. It’s easier than it looks, it just takes some tricksy use of Photoshop’s layer blending modes. This was done in PS CS5, though it should work in just about any version.

This should work with any color using the same principles. Once the base is done, dirt and damage can be used to add some wear and tear, either painted by hand or taken from grunge maps.

:)

▷ IF ANY OF MY FOLLOWERS WANT SAI (WITH TRANSPARENCY) AND PHOTOSHOP CS6;

brorails:

SAI

PHOTOSHOP

i’ll tag it in my art tag so that you guys can find it easily too!!

bluekomadori:

The tutorial of how I achieve watercolor effect in Sai! :) I highly recommend using real watercolor paintings (your own or ones found on the internet) as reference.

And here you can find a few useful links: 

  1. You can download the Sai file of this picture here: link 
  2. Video process of painting another picture: link
  3. The old watercolor tutorial: link
  4. Sai brushes (none of them is made by me) link + file you need to open them in Sai: link
  5. Awesome watercolor brushes made by Kyle T Webster: link

Here’s the finished painting: link

palidoozy-art:

So I got a question on ‘how to avoid sameface’ and thought I could do a quick tutorial. And then it took way longer than I thought. Whoops.

Anyway uh, these are some quasi tips/pointers/methods I use to avoiding the dreaded ‘sameface.’ I didn’t get to add it in here, but a lot of it is confidence.

Also—keep in mind that ‘sameface’ is very, very subjective. This is just how I, personally, do it—other artists might have different ideas in character design. I’ve still got a lot to learn myself!

ALSO I TALK WAY TOO MUCH IM SO SORRY

grizandnorm:

Tuesday Tips - FOLDSMore on folds today. I will eventually cover all types of folds but today is about simple folds on everyday clothes (t-shirt, jeans). The key is to know what to expect and then applying what you know to simplify what you see in front of you (when life drawing). A lot of the folds dynamics on shirts and jeans come from the “memory” of the fabric itself. Denim is thick and is likely to keep some form of wrinkles or folds around certain areas (knees). A lot of zig-zag patterns around the knee is very likely. When pushed down on the feet, the denim fabric will bunch up and combine with the zig-zag pattern. Shirts and t-shirts will react to the twist and pull of the arms and torso. Identify where the pull (or tension) is coming from and work from it. I tend to draw the seams because they clearly express the volumes underneath.Norm

grizandnorm:

Tuesday Tips - FOLDS

More on folds today. I will eventually cover all types of folds but today is about simple folds on everyday clothes (t-shirt, jeans). The key is to know what to expect and then applying what you know to simplify what you see in front of you (when life drawing). A lot of the folds dynamics on shirts and jeans come from the “memory” of the fabric itself. Denim is thick and is likely to keep some form of wrinkles or folds around certain areas (knees). A lot of zig-zag patterns around the knee is very likely. When pushed down on the feet, the denim fabric will bunch up and combine with the zig-zag pattern. Shirts and t-shirts will react to the twist and pull of the arms and torso. Identify where the pull (or tension) is coming from and work from it. I tend to draw the seams because they clearly express the volumes underneath.

Norm

thesilvereye:

If you would like to request a tutorial, you can do so on this post over here!
Eye Coloring Tutorial by me | Other Eye Tutorials: 1 2 3 | My Resource list for Faces and Heads

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