All posts tagged anatomy

Anatomy Resources – Building Your Mental Library

Posted on 2012/02/16 at 3:44pm by daarken 27 Comments
Anatomy Resources – Building Your Mental Library

Anatomy is a very vast and complex subject, so how do you go about learning everything? Resources such as websites and books are a gerat way to begin learning about anatomy and building up your mental library. Building your mental library through observation and practice is key to being able to draw and paint successfully…

Anatomy 101 – Basic Proportions

Posted on 2012/02/15 at 8:54am by daarken 16 Comments
Anatomy 101 – Basic Proportions

Basic proportions are very important to keep in mind when drawing or painting from imagination. Learning basic proportions and actually applying it to your imaginative work can be tough, but with practice it will come more naturally. In this tutorial Daarken shows you some of the basic proportions of the human figure from the front…

The Human Form – Action Lines, Balance, Rhythm

Posted on 2012/02/08 at 12:32am by daarken 20 Comments
The Human Form – Action Lines, Balance, Rhythm

Painting the human form is one of the most challenging aspects of illustration. Before going into the basic proportions and how to render the form, Daarken talks about some important things to remember when drawing the figure. Action lines, balance, and rhythm are all elements that are important for creating interesting and believable figures.