How to Draw Hair
Source: Iain Mc Caig
I may have already reblogged this
but it is relevant to me right now
ok not bad let’s draw the body
Actually, that can be explained with ~SCIENCE~
The sketchiness of line art mimics the natural lack of clarity in our peripheral vision. When we look at the real world, our high definition fovea can only focus on a small area at a time. By having a very clean line art, it creates the unnatural feel of high clarity over a large area that’s not possible when we look at real life, therefore line art tends to appear stiff and not as appealing as the sketch. This sketichiness technique was first utilized by impressionists to create an optical illusion of motion (along with other techniques like equiluminance).
Reblogging for an interesting bit of SCIENCE.
Fuck me, I KNEW there was a reason! FUCK YOU, SCIENCE, YOU ASSHOLE
EVERYTHING CAN BE EXPLAINED WITH SCIENCE
SCIENCE! WHAT CAN’T IT DO!
I can now justify why I never get out of the sketch phase.
6 Color Scheme ToolsCOLORlovers
The biggest resource community for colour palettes as well as patterns. Plus points that they spell “colour”correctly my British way.Kuler
From Adobe it pretty much works the same way as COLORlovers where you also create your own schemes or edit others accordingly.Colorotate
This site is a little more interactive and fun with the 3D elements. In addition there are few fun mixing/blending options.Color Scheme Designer
The Wheel! A great resource for creating schemes as well options for “light-er” or “dark-er” versions.Pictaculous
There are a few picture-to-colours applications but this is my favourite as, in my opinion, its most accurate. In addition to finding you colours from an image you’ve uploaded, it suggests other similar colour schemes from Colourlovers and Kuler. You can also download swatch files which I find useful.Color Palette Generator (DeGraeve.com)
If you’re lazy or don’t have the image on your computer, this site lets you use URL’s instead.
I found these images in a folder on my hard drive. I remember I scanned them for someone once from a book. I figured I’d post them on here in case anyone is interested in some cat anatomy tips.
Why didn’t I find this earlier? This is amazing.