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You may get asked this a lot, so please excuse my ignorance - but how do you go about constructing character expressions and body language and such? Thanks!

makanidotdot:

Besides The Basics (construction of heads and skulls and muscles and skeletons and how they move), I’ll go over some things I’ve been trying to work on myself lately:

1. Treat expressions as a single gesture of the face/head, as opposed to a head and then individual features dumped on a plate and arranged into an expression.

First, just get down the big shapes of your expression, just like you would for a pose.  

So say I wanna do a low angle angry pose.  I know the features are gonna be all mashed down at the bottom because of perspective.

 Scribble it down

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start to put on features

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fix stuff

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put on more stuff

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fix stuff again

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erasing and flipping and stuff a whole bunch until you are happy with it or stop caring

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2. Just like a facial expression, jot down where the important parts of an entire pose goes first.  You can force the rest of the body to fit the pose.

So here I knew I wanted the shoulders tilted a certain direction, and te hand to be in that particular position in front of her face. 

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That’s the simplest explanation I got.  Don’t be afraid to push and pull faces and bodies around! Worry about being “on model” last!

littleulvar:

when it comes to specific poses I try to first draw the most basic shapes and movement lines and then gradually go into more and more details, like so:

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if you have difficulties with perspective, try drawing a perspective grid first:

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it’s nothing different than tips from other artists, but I hope it helped a little ;u;

phatfred:

squilf:

thecutestofthecute:

So apparently there is a type of animal called the Japanese Raccoon Dog. They’re basically just giant raccoon’s with serious amounts of floof.

Look how magestic they are. It’s incredible

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Suspicious Raccoon Dog knows wat u been doin’

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AHHH THE FLOOF

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OH and they are freaking adorable as babies JUST LOOK

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People also call them puppies 

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HOW CAN ANYONE NOT THINK THEY ARE ADORABLE

THIS HAS A TINY POLICE OFFICER UNIFORM  I’M GOING TO CRY

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WHAT

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THE

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HELLL

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GEORGE

TANUKI!!!!

captainharrie:

omnbvc:

I WANT A GOOD PENCIL BRUSH FOR PAINT TOOL SAI

SLAMS FIST ON TABLE

uhh, you can use mine if you’d like?

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You have to add smudges though if you really want it to look like a pencil

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also if you have photoshop, you can make it look a lil more like it’s been scanned in…

theamazingfrenchfigaro:

fivecentwisdom:

msleahqueenhbic:

postsfromthemrs:

theenthusiast7:

Space Bedding

Here is the link to buy.

pablophonic, which one you want? 

Grabby hands

So much want.

Need.

foodffs:

Crème Brûlée for One From ‘Paris Pastry Club’
Really nice recipes. Every hour.
xoxojustbreathe:

#repost and save someone a LOT of struggles deleting stuff because this actually works. I did it with iOS 7.

xoxojustbreathe:

#repost and save someone a LOT of struggles deleting stuff because this actually works. I did it with iOS 7.

English Pronunciation

getoutovmewaaai:

scottmalfoy:

cuddliest:

papervaglife:

kanrose:

If you can pronounce correctly every word in this poem, you will be speaking English better than 90% of the native English speakers in the world.

After trying the verses, a Frenchman said he’d prefer six months of hard labour to reading six lines aloud.

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[source]

I fucking hate this thing

I LOVE THIS

this is amazing.

Don’t you just love the English language

netawrites:

This is a writing playlist comprised of my favorite tracks to write to. All of these are instrumental and easy to concentrate with [this is coming from someone with really bad ADD].
XOXO Neta

netawrites:

This is a writing playlist comprised of my favorite tracks to write to. All of these are instrumental and easy to concentrate with [this is coming from someone with really bad ADD].

XOXO Neta