Olafski

This is my personal blog, for both art and general tumblr stuff, I guess.

freeglassart asked: 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!

rufftoon:

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!

All great tips, plus bonus Zhao.

<3

lychgate:

taylor-sea:

The progression of video games in a few decades.

*le sigh* when will girls realize that they look more beautiful without makeup on? The girl on the left looks amazing to me and yet all the douche bag guys are going to like the girl on the right even though she just caked herself in makeup like some whore.  Please ladies don’t do this to yourself you are so much more beautiful then this. Though you’ll probably ignore my words of wisdom even though im just trying to be a nice guy. 

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hedendom:

One does not simply pick up Jörmungandr. Even if thou art wearing the Megingjörð.
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hedendom:

One does not simply pick up Jörmungandr. Even if thou art wearing the Megingjörð.

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anosci:

fungii:

thank god for the norwegian language

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anosci:

fungii:

thank god for the norwegian language

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Anonymous asked: can you give me some tips on how to draw teeth ?

cyborgraptor:

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Dysphoria sucks.

Dysphoria sucks.