i hope this is readable omg
yea take this with a grain of salt because granted half the time i have no idea what im doing and yea
step by step explanation of this
How do you get more amazing than this with a Pokemon cosplay?
Reblogging this for myself and others that I know could use it
well now I just feel silly
another useful thingy~
Some of the slides from my color shading/rendering lecture.
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Oh man, I got quite a few requests for tutorials and the like but I’m just as clueless about most stuff so I feel super unqualified ): But okay, I will try with this! THIS IS JUST WHAT WORKS FOR ME SO TAKE IT WITH A GRAIN OF SALT and feel free to skip any steps you find unnecessary! Also, I’m sorry if anything is unclear, I’m super bad at explaing.
Draw a somewhat squashed circle (it doesn’t have to be perfectly circular as actual skulls aren’t either!)
Add a trapezoid for the chin!
Add lines from about the middle (if you take perspective into account) of the squashed circle to the chin line. I also added a circle for where the ears would be later. This step, and the former one, are nice to play around with to get different face shapes, from pointy anime chins to lantern jaws of justice!
Add guide lines so the nose and eyes won’t be all over the place!
Add the features. I tend to mirror the image every now and then during this step because even with the guide lines, my stuff likes to end up lopsided :I
Add hair and stuff! Make sure to keep the shape of the skull in mind, yo! Luckily, this is not a tutorial for drawing hair so please excuse this mullet made of awkwardly shaped bananas.
Turn the opacity of the sketch layer down and make a new layer! Then draw over that shit. If there were tiny mistakes in the sketch, it’s okay, since you can correct them during this step.
Erase the sketch layer or make it invisible and BOOYAH, there you go!
I hope this was somewhat helpful?
For noses, I recommend this tutorial by someone who is way better at explaining stuff than me, because truth be told, I’m still figuring it out.
A lot of people think I use watercolor, but I’m way too lazy for that. So, I just made a straight-up full blown tutorial for this Ask because it’s so complicated. Here are links to purchasing materials:
- Toned Paper
- Col-Erase Pencils, Prismacolor Pencils
- Brush Pen
- Felt Tip Pens (Other brands: Copic, Sakura, Faber Castell Pitt)
- Markers (Other brands: Prismacolor)
- White Paint Marker (make sure it’s the water-based one)
Method is based off Peter Han’s CGMW/CDA/ACCD course, Visual Communication.
Other Tutorials: http://www.fictograph.com/tagged/tutorial
Okay so I followed this video about foreshortening and…
Sycra. I love you so much for making this video.
YOU GOTTA BE FUCKING SHITTING ME
are you shitting me right now
years of me avoiding foreshortening aND IT WAS THIS EASY??
reblogging againg because holy cow, this HELPS
Anonymous asked color-palettes:
Color Theory-Challenged Anon here again. What I meant to say was that I’ve read on color theory and I know about the complimentary colors, color wheel, color harmony, saturation, etc. I understand all of that, but I can’t seem to apply it for some…