Monthly Archives: October 2012

Figure Drawing – Halloween Edition!

Figure drawing at the AC Lounge in San Diego takes place every Sunday night, 9pm-midnight. Every week there is a new costumed model. This week, being only a few days before Halloween, we had TWO models, both dressed up as

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Color Coding in 2D Animation

While animating characters in 2D, it’s pretty easy to keep track of what goes where. This is an arm, this is a leg, this is a grotesque alien tentacle, and so fourth. Special effects animation can get a little more

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The Importance of Field Drawing

Nowadays, there is no shortage of what you can find on the internet – photos, videos, blogs written by young artists who want to appear more professional than they really are… It’s all available online. Personally, I have filled sketchbooks

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Some Thoughts on Facial Expressions, aka “My Invisible Eyebrows”

I’m a ginger. I’ve got a head of curly red hair to rival Princess Merida. I burn at the beach, I burn at the pool, I burn under florescent lighting. In the sun, I’m a walking beacon of orange. You

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