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Figure Painting – Female High Angle

Posted on 2013/02/20 at 11:04am by daarken 22 Comments
Figure Painting – Female High Angle

In this video Daarken takes you through his process of painting a female figure from a high angle using a black and white photo ref. The video is sped up by 8x. Hyper Angle books – http://www.animebooks.com/hyperangle.html Software – Photoshop Painting time – ~91 minutes Resolution – 3000×4500 @ 300dpi Brushes – Hard Round, Chalk,…

Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time

Posted on 2013/01/02 at 1:53am by daarken 22 Comments
Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time

In this tutorial Daarken takes you through his process of painting a female nude from photo reference. The actual painting took a little less than 2 hours to paint and was painted back in 2011. Reference – www.domai.com/pics/big/dancer-0099.jpg Music – Trash80 www.trash80.com Painting Light – One Pixel at a Time from Daarken on Vimeo.

Male Figure Drawing – From Reference

Posted on 2012/06/15 at 10:08am by daarken 22 Comments
Male Figure Drawing – From Reference

In this video Daarken paints a male figure from reference. Instead of starting with a line drawing, he starts by blocking in large shapes and silhouettes. Music by Trash80 from Icarus Sycamore Drive from Kicks/Moves Male Figure Drawing – From Reference from Daarken on Vimeo.

Female Nude Seated – Part 03 Final Details

Posted on 2012/06/08 at 12:18am by daarken 4 Comments
Female Nude Seated – Part 03 Final Details

This is the third and final part of the female nude painting. In this part Daarken finishes up the face and adds the final details. Warning – There is no commentary in this video, so if you feel that you won’t learn anything without audio, then you are not required to watch it. Reference Music…

Female Nude Seated – Part 02 Adding Value

Posted on 2012/06/06 at 12:57am by daarken 6 Comments
Female Nude Seated – Part 02 Adding Value

This is part 2 of 3 of the Female Nude Seated pose from reference. In this part Daarken adds value to the line drawing. The face and final details will be added in part 3. Warning – There is no commentary in this video, so if you feel that you won’t learn anything without audio,…

Female Nude Seated – Part 01 Line Drawing

Posted on 2012/06/01 at 12:04am by daarken 7 Comments
Female Nude Seated – Part 01 Line Drawing

This is the first part of a three part series covering how to draw a female nude from photo reference. In this first part Daarken starts out with a line drawing. Part one is filmed in real time. Part two and three will cover adding value and refining the details. Warning – There is no…

Female Nude – From Photo Reference

Posted on 2012/05/25 at 12:24am by daarken 23 Comments
Female Nude – From Photo Reference

In this video Daarken shows you how to paint a female nude from photo reference. The photo reference is from Marcus Ranum. This was painted completely on the Asus EP121 and is sped up several times. Music by Asetrid Byrne Cimbria 3 Ein Volk Sceitses

Female Figure Drawing – From Imagination

Posted on 2012/04/13 at 11:08am by daarken No Comment
Female Figure Drawing – From Imagination

In this video Daarken shows how to paint a female standing figure from imagination. This video was requested by a fan, so hopefully some people will find it useful. This is a fairly quick study, so it is filmed in real time and in its entirety.

Male Figure Drawing – From Imagination

Posted on 2012/04/10 at 11:58pm by daarken 5 Comments
Male Figure Drawing – From Imagination

In this video Daarken shows how to paint a male standing figure from imagination. This video was requested by a fan, so hopefully some people will find it useful. This is a fairly quick study, so it is filmed in real time and in its entirety. In the future Daarken will cover painting male figures…

Life Drawing – Painting an Ear

Posted on 2012/03/21 at 10:36am by daarken 2 Comments
Life Drawing – Painting an Ear

In keeping with breaking down individual body parts, in this video Daarken shows you how to paint an ear from imagination. Many people tend to ignore or not give ears much attention, but they can be important and fun things to paint. Like hands, ears can be broken down into simple shapes and planes in…