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July 31, 2020 0 Comments Tutorial

How to Fix Proportions in Your Drawing

Let’s say you’re drawing something from a photo reference, and you can see something is wrong—you’re not sure what exactly, but your drawing looks different than the reference. In this short tutorial I’ll show you how to fix this issue by adjusting the proportions. How to Fix Proportions in Your Drawing This is my sketch,…

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April 25, 2020 0 Comments Tutorial

Best Resources for Studying Animal Anatomy

If you want to draw realistic creatures from imagination, you have to be familiar with animal anatomy. It’s a fascinating subject, but it can be overwhelming for a beginner. Where should you even start? The best method, in my opinion, is to pick a part of the body, find a photo of it, and try…

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March 8, 2020 0 Comments Deconstruction

Shy baby Dragon: The Making Of

I’m still not confident enough in this method to create a full tutorial on it, but if you want, I can share my current process with you. Here’s how I painted my shy baby dragon in Autodesk SketchBook! 1. Sketch As always, I started with a loose sketch that presents the forms and the necessary…

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February 10, 2020 0 Comments Tutorial

Drawing 101: How to Draw Proportions

Proportions are probably the most important element of realistic drawing. No matter how much time you spend on your artwork, if you mess up the proportions, it will still look worse than a simple, yet proportionate sketch. In this tutorial I’ll show you why drawing correct proportions is so hard, and how to look at…

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December 25, 2019 0 Comments Deconstruction, Tutorial

A Shadow Cat: The Making of

Here’s how I paint my colored cats! Keep in mind it’s not a real tutorial, I just wanted to share my current process with you. Step 1: Sketch I used a reference to create a natural pose. I made sure to keep the body full of volume. If you want to learn how to do…

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December 15, 2019 0 Comments Uncategorized

Get a Tablet for Christmas: We’ve Got the Winner!

This year’s edition of Get a Tablet for Christmas is over, and it’s time to announce the winner—it’s Natasha from Bulgaria! If you participated, but haven’t won, don’t worry—I plan to organize this contest again next year, so there’s plenty of time to improve your traditional drawing skills to increase your chances! I’m not posting…

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