Griz and Norm Tuesday Tips - Handling Objects — To show a character handling an object, think of merging the hand and object into one simple shape. Think of how you would wrap your fingers around it and how you would use it. Function is key!
grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - SHAPES IN FIGURE DRAWING Loose, gestural sketching is always appealing and energetic, but sometimes, certain poses aren’t as energetic or expressive enough to express through gesture drawing. Drawing with shapes in mind.
Tuesday Tips - Visual Anchors I call “Visual Anchors” elements that I can rely on to express volume, direction or perspective without truly “seeing” the full thing. I “know” that a belt goes all around the waist and will express volume while hiding.
Tuesday Tips - Bridging The Gap For many aspiring/professional artists, there’s a gap between formal figure drawing and the more applied “cartoon” work. I felt this way for a long time until I decided to really apply the many “principles of.
grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips (New, - The Shadow Connection When putting down areas of shadow on a figure, try to keep the shadow area “connected” as much as possible. I say mostly connected because there will be unconnected areas, but overall, a.
grizandnorm: “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.