Foreshortening is one of the biggest things I have trouble with when drawing characters. I’ve never really come up with a good shorthand for doing it. I just kinda fumble my way through. But this coil technique demonstrated by Sycra is friggin’ brilliant! Totally adding this to my arting arsenal and you should, too.
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More from LeSean Thomas’s “Soul Sessions” series. In this episode, he talks about the story boarding and coloring process for the Cannon Busters animation. Aspiring colorists, pay attention. Hell, anyone using color in their work, pay attention. Coloring is so important in modern comics and animation and I’m not just saying this as a former [...]
This is pretty fantastic. Cheeming Boey has made a big name for himself drawing on coffee cups. Now, he’s taking his art on the road. It’s an absolutely fascinating story and the work is lovely. Pretty brave to just go out there on your own with no plan, but he’s living his life like he [...]
At first glance, Kelvin Okafor’s work looks like still photography. But when I learned that he created his pieces with pencil and charcoal, I fell out of my chair. According to this BBC interview, his sketches take around 100 hours to finish and can fetch up to £10,000. Absolutely stunning work. And of course, he [...]
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LeSean Thomas has been working on his Cannon Busters graphic novel for ages. I remember getting the number 0 issue years and years ago written by LeSean and drawn by Corey Lewis. Since then, the project has been in development limbo as LeSean concentrated on his animation career. Now, it seems he’s coming back to [...]