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Hatching, Cross-Hatching, and Hand Control

Hatching and Cross-hatching Quoting from Anthony Ryder’s The Artist’s Complete Guide to Figure Drawing, “Hatching is a shading method that employs lines in series, arranged in shaped progressions, and either parallel or radiating. Hatching is a rhythmic activity; the pencil … Continue reading

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How to Draw Manga with 3D References

On a previous post, I have mentioned how I was able to draw better anime faces after having to model them in 3D in the past. Well, here is a 3D render of an anime face that I’ve modeled. The … Continue reading

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Drawing Manga – Anime Faces

Looking at my old anime watercolor paintings reminded me of how I use to love drawing manga. I grew up watching anime, and loved drawing those sexy female characters. It was difficult for me draw back then. The proportions and … Continue reading

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Quick Coloring Tutorial In Photoshop Using Layers

Looking the hand sketch that I did, I can’t help to do a quick Photoshop color on it. The sketch was somewhat light in value so it is looking a little bland. For a quick fix to that and some … Continue reading

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The Importance of Drawing the Hands

I remember I hated drawing hands. To avoid drawing them, I would pose the characters that I was sketching in a way that would have their hands hidden. That saved me a lot of time by not having to draw … Continue reading

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