• Free Download: How to draw folds in clothing
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    Free Download: How to draw folds in clothing

    Don't make your characters wear cardboard boxes unless it makes sense with their personalities... Consequently don't turn all your characters into cardboard wearing weirdos just because you don't know how to draw proper fabric clothing...! You might be working on a rebuttal to counter my previous statements... Fold your thought and let's get started! Fabric Dynamics

  • Drawing Tutorial: How to Shade an Apple (+Free Download)
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    Drawing Tutorial: How to Shade an Apple (+Free Download)

    Mastering shading is essential for creating depth and realism in your drawings. We chose an apple because it's pretty close to a sphere which happens to be a primary building block for shading. Grab your pencils or your tablet or your computer and let's get started! You can also grab a friend and tattoo the apple on their back... It's your choice, don't ever let anyone put you down!

  • Drawing Tutorial: How to Draw a Swan (+Free Download)
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    Drawing Tutorial: How to Draw a Swan (+Free Download)

    Did you know that swans share the genus Cygnus within the family Anatidae... You might understandably, not care... But, don't worry: In between all this trivial information, you will also find an easy to follow step by step swan drawing tutorial that you can't miss out on!

  • Free Download: Human Anatomy Fundamentals
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    Free Download: Human Anatomy Fundamentals

    In this article, Sarah van Dongen will guide us through her basic rules for human anatomy. Explore basic human anatomy guidelines, including body and facial proportions, and insights into various body parts. Some humans might be "basic", but human body certainly isn't basic at all... Nonetheless, who cares about the accurate representation of the stapedius, the tiniest muscle in the body involved in acoustic reflex, when watching their favorite cartoons? Sure the cartoons will be hard of hearing as a consequence of having inaccurate "stapediuses"... But they might suffer even worse conditions not having other, more important organs, anyways...!

  • Free Download: How to Draw a Dragon
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    Free Download: How to Draw a Dragon

    Are you often found daydreaming of far away lands and fantastic creatures when suddenly a voice resonating inside your head, like a dragon's grunt, heard inside an empty cave, wakes you up to realize that you've been dissociating the entire time, at a social gathering, again? You don't have to answer! I know it's a hard confession to make... But, if you want to draw a dragon to scape your mundane reality, this Free Download got you covered!

  • How to Draw Plants Better (+Free Download)
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    How to Draw Plants Better (+Free Download)

    You are old enough, now! You should be able to draw plants a bit better than your preschool self. And I don't care if you are a licensed physician or an unemployed historian or a AI reliant "graphic designer". Wouldn't it be worrying if you found out your psychotherapist draws like an infant...? Practice your doodles and make your preschool self proud!

  • 6 apps for drawing poses
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    6 apps for drawing poses

    Improve your drawing skills with these amazing posing apps designed for artists. The world of internet and technologies has helped us a lot when it comes to drawing, since it facilitates all kinds of processes. For example, in the past to make drawings of people, we needed to have models to pose for hours, whereas today we have it at our fingertips, with applications made specifically to have all kinds of poses on which to base our drawings. With them, you will have a wide variety in which the body of the character is the protagonist, so you can observe every detail calmly and make a drawing of the body with all the precision you want. You can add these applications to the different Domestika drawing courses and make your artwork improve progressively. Take a look at the list we have created and choose the one that best suits your needs. Poseit

  • Revolutionize Your Art: Key Steps to Exceptional Character Design By Jackie Droujko
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    Revolutionize Your Art: Key Steps to Exceptional Character Design By Jackie Droujko

    Welcome fellow artists and digital art enthusiasts! I'm Jackie Droujko, your guide on a journey into the world of character design. Today, we're not just discussing art; we're delving into the core principles that animate our characters, making them truly come alive. Whether you're an experienced digital artist or just beginning your artistic endeavours, this hands-on approach offers invaluable insights. Fundamental Principles in Character Design Exercise: Join me in a practical exercise to improve your character design abilities. This exercise will help you go beyond mere intuition, focusing on fundamental principles essential for creating captivating characters. Apply these principles to an existing character design, and reflect on how these changes make your design stronger. So let's dive into this creative experiment and see how basic design choices can dramatically alter a character's impact.

  • Tip of the Day: Decoding the Magic of Shape Language in Illustration
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    Tip of the Day: Decoding the Magic of Shape Language in Illustration

    Uncover the secrets of shape language with Titus Lunter. Learn how to infuse emotion into your architectural designs, from towering structures to cozy havens. Dive into creativity now! Are you ready to speak a universal language without learning a single word? Well, pack your creativity and embark on today’s adventure with none other than Titus Lunter (@titus_lunter).

  • Design Enchanting Worlds with Titus Lunter's Creative Tutorial
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    Design Enchanting Worlds with Titus Lunter's Creative Tutorial

    Embark on a creative journey with Titus Lunter's tutorial, where you'll learn to transform your visions into architectural wonders with a touch of humor and expert guidance. Today, we're diving into the enchanting world of concept art and worldbuilding with none other than Titus Lunter (@titus_lunter). If you've ever dreamt of crafting fantasy spaces that transcend the ordinary, this tutorial is your ticket to architectural alchemy.

  • We interviewed Jose Luis Agreda, art director of Robot Dreams, recently nominated for an Oscar
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    We interviewed Jose Luis Agreda, art director of Robot Dreams, recently nominated for an Oscar

    Robot Dreams, a feature film directed by Pablo Berger, has become one of the most relevant animation proposals in the industry thanks to its successful premiere at the Cannes Film Festival, winner at Annecy, Sitges or the Goya Awards and recently for its Oscar nomination in the category of best animated film. Based on Sara Varon's popular graphic novel of the same name, it tells the story of DOG, a lonely dog living in Manhattan. One day he decides to build himself a robot, a friend. Their friendship grows, until they become inseparable, to the rhythm of the New York of the eighties. One summer night, Dog, with great sorrow, is forced to abandon ROBOT on the beach. Will they meet again?

  • 6 Instagram Accounts for Inspiring Character Illustrations
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    6 Instagram Accounts for Inspiring Character Illustrations

    From Chinatown to Paris, discover unique character inspirations to fuel your creativity. Are you ready to transform your characters from mere sketches to vibrant personalities? Before you dive into the vast sea of online inspiration, let's unveil six hidden gems on Instagram that will elevate your character illustrations. These aren't your typical accounts, they're vibrant canvases waiting to inspire your creative journey.

  • Free Download: A Set of 10 Amazing Textures
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    Free Download: A Set of 10 Amazing Textures

    Elevate your digital artwork instantly with a complimentary download of 10 exquisite textures from Dieter Braun. Hey there! Get ready for a creative treat as we reveal a collection of textures that will turn your digital illustrations into masterpieces. Oh, also, renowned illustrator Dieter Braun is handing these digital gems for free. Intrigued? You should be.

  • 20 Character Illustrators You Can't Miss
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    20 Character Illustrators You Can't Miss

    Embark on a journey into the captivating world of character illustration with these 20 phenomenal artists. Ever find yourself scrolling through Instagram, coming across jaw-dropping character drawings and thinking, Who are the awesome minds behind these? Well, buckle up because we're about to introduce you to a lineup of illustrators that'll leave you utterly inspired. Cristina Gómez (@adesignerlife), the genius artist who knows a thing or two about infusing life into characters, is the creative mind behind this curated list. Not only that, in her online course, she spills the secrets on how to breathe personality and style into your digital illustrations. With the number of students who've already taken the plunge, it's safe to say Cristina's insights are a game-changer. And now, presenting the stars of the show, the 20 character illustrators you need to know:

  • 10 Best Print On Demand Sites And Companies
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    10 Best Print On Demand Sites And Companies

    The world of e-commerce continues to grow and evolve, and one of the most popular trends right now is print-on-demand services. These are a great way to create and sell custom products without having to invest in inventory or worry about logistics. There are dozens of platforms out there that offer print-on-demand services, but some are better than others.

  • Top 10 Most Famous Movie Poster Designs
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    Top 10 Most Famous Movie Poster Designs

    Dive into the history of movie poster design. Learn about the creativity and impact behind these timeless visual statements. Determining the best movie poster designs is subjective and can vary based on personal taste. However, throughout the history of cinema, there have been several poster designs that stand out for their creativity, originality and ability to capture the essence of the film and can be considered true works of art. Here we share a selection of what we consider the best movie posters. Star Wars (1977)

  • Free Download: Concept Art Brushes
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    Free Download: Concept Art Brushes

    Finding the perfect tools to breathe life into your creative visions is absolutely essential. Today, we're thrilled to share some exciting news with you: Even Amundsen, a seasoned illustrator, character artist, and content creator, generously offers a collection of concept art brushes that won't cost you a dime.

  • My Top 10 Essential Watercolor Supplies for Every Artist
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    My Top 10 Essential Watercolor Supplies for Every Artist

    As a professional watercolor artist, I’m often asked, "What do I need to start painting with watercolor?" The great news is, a good watercolor kit doesn’t have to be complicated or expensive and, if you make the right choices now, you’ll be working with your tools for many years to come. I’ve already written an in depth free guide, "A Quick Start Materials Summary for Beginners,” which you can find below, aimed at helping confident beginners choose the right tools for their style - but if you want a quick start guide, these are my all-time favorite supplies!