Stephen Belford

Stephen Belford

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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 is another way.

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grizandnorm: Tuesday Tips - Figure Drawing Pointers A few things I keep in mind while I’m figure drawing. From small details that suggest form and volume to larger concepts like silhouette, direction and tension.

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grizandnorm: “Tuesday Tips - WATCH YOUR BACK! A reminder to not forget the large muscle groups in the back. They add structure and clearly influence the silhouette in different positions. Of course, I used a very muscular character to show more.

Tuesday Tips - Structure/Gesture: Why Not Both! Probably one the most compelling issue to deal with when drawing characters. There’s clear pros and cons to both approach. The key, IMO, is to straddle the line between both. Give appeal and energy...

Tuesday Tips - Structure/Gesture: Why Not Both! Probably one the most compelling issue to deal with when drawing characters. There’s clear pros and cons to both approach. The key, IMO, is to straddle the line between both. Give appeal and energy...

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...

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.

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Tuesday Tips – Character Design exercise. This is a very fun and basic character design exercise. Use basic shape and make a character out of them. I choose to do a super stylized cat, cause cat rules! Also, they’re fun to caricature.