Sketching letters in Glyphs

I usually don’t link to tweets in case they disappear - but you need to see this preview in motion! Jens Kutílek work in progress looks fantastic! Source: Sketching letters in Glyphs

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3 Tried-and-True Drawing Lessons for Beginners

For over 20 years, artist Claire Watson Garcia has been teaching people how to draw at the Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, Connecticut. Below, we share excerpts from her latest book, Drawing for the Absolute and Utter Beginner, Revised, including three exercises to jumpstart your drawing skills. Source: 3 Tried-and-True Drawing Lessons for … Continue reading 3 Tried-and-True Drawing Lessons for Beginners

Fun for Designers: Three Quick “Can You Draw This Without Lifting Your Pencil” Tests

I came across this "Can you draw this?" test, which asked if you could trace the following without lifting your pen off of the paper: I don't like that one because it involves folding the paper, which I think is b.s. This second one was a little more satisfying to figure out: But then I … Continue reading Fun for Designers: Three Quick “Can You Draw This Without Lifting Your Pencil” Tests

How to Animate a Twirling Girl in Toon Boom

What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial, we will walk through the steps in animating a twirling character using Toon Boom Stage 10. We will learn how to draw rough poses, how to polish them, and how to transform them into a smooth, seamless animation! Source: How to Animate a Twirling Girl in Toon Boom

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Illustrator Tutorials: 30 New Tuts to Learn Drawing and Illustration Tricks

Fresh free vector illustrator tutorials to thought you how to draw New Year and Christmas cards, backgrounds and more exciting graphic designs. Also, you’ll learn how to create vector resources like vector logo, cartoon characters, typography poster and more useful illustration graphics. Source: Illustrator Tutorials: 30 New Tuts to Learn Drawing and Illustration Tricks

Yo! C77 Sketch: How to Add Texture to Your Sketches

Many of my analog sketches have this great texture to them. The secret is a piece of mesh textile that I put below the surface of the sketch that transfers through by rubbing the paper with a colored pencil. I show off the technique in this shoe sketch. Give it a try in your drawings … Continue reading Yo! C77 Sketch: How to Add Texture to Your Sketches

How to Create a Geometric Flamingo Bird in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be Creating In today’s tutorial, we’re going to take a look at the process of creating a simple geometric bird illustration, which we will bring to life using some hand-drawn shapes in Adobe Illustrator. As always, we're going to be using some of the basic shapes and tools that you probably already work … Continue reading How to Create a Geometric Flamingo Bird in Adobe Illustrator

How to Draw a Tiger (reblog) & my version

Big cats are my favourite subject to draw. They're elegant and powerful, and their body has a simple, yet beautiful rhythm. Today, I'd like to show you how to draw a tiger-from the "skeleton" and muscles to the fur, details, and stripes