Finally got my first website up, check out beyond-senses.net's blog for my constant musings
drawing/painting tutorialsI noticed that some of you have difficulties to draw or paint charactersdrawing/painting tutorials by Jiyu-Kaze
so here are some pretty useful websites that helped me a lot and maybe it will help you too .
Andrew Loomis: http://www.alexhays.com/loomis/
6 books by the awesome Andrew Loomis that will teach you the fundamentals
Barbara Bradley: http://www.mightyartdemos.com/mightyartdemos-bradley.html
a really good website which will help you to draw fabric folds
probably the best website for a beginner. it will just teach you everything xD from figure drawing to color block-in and shading
Stan Prokopenko: http://www.youtube.com/user/ProkoTV
a complement for Georgetown's website
yup have fun^^
5 Fundamental Skills (by Bobby Myers)5 Fundamental Skills Every Artist Should Master5 Fundamental Skills (by Bobby Myers) by Jiyu-Kaze
(by Bobby Myers)
As an artist, your job is to immerse your viewers into a world that you have built and guide them safely through it. Artists have much in common with storytellers. Storytellers have several tricks that they use to keep their readers coming back for more. Like storytellers, artists can use similar tricks to help them produce more compelling artwork. In this article, we will explain 5 fundamental skills that every artist should master. Let's take a look!
The most important aspect of art to me personally is the composition. It sets the stage for everything else. This is your way to guide and lead the viewer to make them feel as if they are actually in your picture. If this part of the process is not created and controlled properly, everything else can and probably will fal
Amoureux de Beauté|
Amoureux de Beauté roughly means Lover of Beauty, and that's what I am: one easily entranced by beauty.
Beauty is everywhere. Either apparent or indiscernible. It can be the external wrapping of certain figures, or the internal essence of other forms. It is what can easily be seen by one but not by another. All in all, beauty influences us to a certain extent.
Anyway, aside from constant musings, I'm someone who loves artistic expressions and have just recently started to focus more on creating artworks rather than merely appreciating them. It's a pity that my school doesn't have classes teaching Photoshop and the like. Therefore, I'm learning on my own for now. The information on the Internet is at the same time too much and too little, if you know what I mean. Thus, it has been quite difficult. But I'm learning a lot and I'm really glad for that. Always happy to learn more things :3
(.... though that's definitely different from studying...