grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - More on Hands Create more appealing hands on your character(s) by : -creating a line of action (appeal, simplicity) -grouping fingers as much as possible to simplify the shape -thinking of the overall silhouette to create.
Tuesday Tips – Asymmetry in facial expressions. A lot of times, asymmetry will bring energy and movement to a pose or composition. More specifically, I feel like breaking the symmetry of a character’s expression is key to bring interest to it.
grizandnorm: “ Tuesday Tips - Gesture Drawing As a story artist, I feel like one of the most important technical skill to develop is the ability to draw things things clearly and fast. Practicing gesture drawing is, in my opinion, a good way to get.
Tuesday Tips - SIMPLE SHADOWS Whenever I have a bit more time on a pose min or more), I try to add some tone to add volume and solidity to the pose. I try to spot and create large shapes and fill them, kinda like a “paint by number” exercise.
grizandnorm: “ Tuesday Tips SUPER WEEK - More Acting Less Anatomy I’ve received a few message asking me how to draw simple generic characters (male, female) for story boarding, and what to do when there’s no character design.
grizandnorm: Tuesday Tips - EARSIn storyboards, I often don’t put too much thinking into drawing ears. I mostly draw them as shapes. The only time I really need to know the ins and outs of ear anatomy is when I draw an over-the-shoulder shot.
Tuesday Tips SUPER WEEK - Hands This is the first post about hands. Other posts about hands in the future will cover “hands in relationship to the body”, “different characters, different hands”, “expressive hands” and “hands touching things”.
grizandnorm: “ Tuesday Tips - Leg Support It’s easy to forget weight and balance when attempting quick gesture drawings. The figure can feel “floaty” on the page. Something to keep in mind is body weight, and how it is often distributed through the.