Tuesday Tips - Power Shading
Here’s a technique I use often when attending life drawing sessions, especially nude sessions. I feel like it gives an energy and direction as well as clear volume to the figure. The more i know about underlying muscles, bones and general body structure, the more I can express through this technique. It’s kind of like a classic brush work when dealing with ink. It’s just more forgiving when using a Conte stick, by varying the angle and pressure of it.
Try it out!
for you and me who experience artblock..
keep on drawing!
THIS IS SO IMPORTANT OMG
This goes for writers/writing as well!
Posting this one now that it’s published - I did this illustration for the short story “Not Her Garden” by Yumiko Ogawa in Lackington’s volume 3 (readable online here: http://lackingtons.com/ )
Not sure if I posted this here yet, this is the illustration I did for the short story “What Manner Of Creature?” by Mitchell Edgeworth, published in volume 5 of Postscripts To Darkness ( http://pstdarkness.com/ ).
Sadly the in-print version didn’t turn out so well for whichever reason, but it’s fine online.
Art slump + everything else slump = butts.
Signed on this morning to find out that everybody ELSE is in an art slump too.
WHAT UP MY FRUSTRATED BROS <3
- Standard: The Highschool AU
- Alternative: One room schoolhouse AU where there’s only one set of books and someone’s drawn dicks all over them.
- Standard: The Band AU
- Alternative; A universe where rubber banding is a mysterious, real world phenomenon and it is up to your chosen characters…