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.
grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - Floating Hands I use this a lot when storyboarding a first pass of a sequence. Placing hands in the right, most appealing position can be tricky. In order to create a clear silhouette for the hands, I often draw them.
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 SUPER WEEK - Push it! Clarity is probably the most important thing to think about at all time when boarding. Pushing your poses to an undeniable level of clarity will improve the clarity of the storytelling in general.
Tuesday Tips - Half and Half A technique I apply to help me draw the torso/hips area as well as the face. Splitting it in half helps me compare the width of mirrored features on the the other half. Also very useful when the body twists and folds on.
By grizandnorm: Tuesday Tips - Clothing as always, simple is best. Clothing and fabric can be wonderful to explore in an illustration or detailed sketch, but it tends to get tiresome to overdo it in storyboarding.
Tuesday Tips - All In Your Head Do you ever feel like you’ve just ruined a figure drawing by drawing the head too big or too small and it looks all weird? Here’s something I realize I’ve been doing. While I’m doing a quick full body gesture, I put.
grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - WATCH YOUR BACK! A reminder to not forget the large muscle groups in the back. They add structure and clearly influence the silhouette in different positions. Of course, I used a very muscular character to show more.