Transitioning From Paper to Pixels: Learning to Draw With a Wacom Tablet
Dec18

Transitioning From Paper to Pixels: Learning to Draw With a Wacom Tablet

by Frank Free­man Intro­duc­tion Years ago, after talk­ing to some inkers at the San Diego Com­ic Con, I heard a lot of talk about ink­ing direct­ly on the com­put­er. They were using the old Wacom ser­i­al tablets. I tried one once back in the day and was not real­ly impressed. How­ev­er, I must admit that I may not have been as moti­vat­ed as they were and as I am now to learn how to use this tool. Those guys did some amaz­ing work...

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Learn How to Draw Better in Just 2 Minutes
Sep05

Learn How to Draw Better in Just 2 Minutes

from Caitlin Cowie | Buz­zFeed Jr. Video Pro­duc­er Tips on how to draw bet­ter in 2 min­utes: Break com­plex crea­tures into their basic shapes and con­tours Use ref­er­ence images: Draw what you see, not what you know Rules of thumb for human pro­por­tion: Eyes and ears go in the cen­ter of the face An aver­age per­son is 7.5 heads tall Choose a com­pelling col­or palette before you paint Use the val­ue range: There should be...

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How to Get the Right Supplies for Cartoon Drawing
Dec30

How to Get the Right Supplies for Cartoon Drawing

By Tapan Sarkar Draw­ing car­toons is not as sim­ple as it might sound. You want to be able to draw some­thing that kids and adults will find beau­ti­ful but they should be sim­ple enough that you can repli­cate the draw­ing in a short span of time. Any car­toon char­ac­ter from Mick­ey Mouse to Patrick Star can be done with the sim­plest pat­terns and lines. How­ev­er, the oth­er side to draw­ing them is to have the right sup­plies....

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