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  1. Art Resources- References, Tutorials, etc.


    #302011-12-25 07:11:40 *Momimochi said:
    Once upon a time, there was a user name Chou who brought all us artists the joy of this very useful thread... But due to circumstances, the thread is now gone.

    The thread was for tutorials and recommendations on many different things along with sensible lessons from all over the web. It was proven to be useful to many, as all of us here are mostly still in our early years.

    Well, luckily, I decided to bookmark every single one of the websites and whatnot so NOW, I PRESENT TO YOU A WHOLE LOAD OF THIS AND THAT IN WHICH ARTISTS CAN MAKE USE OF:
    Some things are somewhat NSFW-ish:

    Art programs
    Free
    Gimp - Nice program overall. For editing. It's decent for drawing but I don't really like it.
    Art Rage - It's the free trial I'm talking about.
    Art weaver -Quite SAI like, if I do say so myself.
    Paint.NET - Beginners only.
    Ink Scape - Vector art/lineart.
    Chibi Paint - Oekaki <3
    Flow Paint - I'd say beginners.

    Paid
    Photoshop
    SAI Paint tool
    IllustStudio
    Manga Studio

    Photo references
    SenshiStock - Visit the gallery. You'll see what I'm talking about.
    Fineart
    Human anatomy for Artists

    Anatomy/poses/eyes
    http://neondragonart.com/dp/tutorials/body.htm
    http://cedarseed.deviantart.com/art/Big-Guide-to-Drawing-the-Body-15014442
    http://www.elfwood.com/farp/figure/williamlibodyconstruction.html
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Multi-reference-Sketches-002-35532255
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Reference-Poses-02-33990251
    http://crimsonbandit.deviantart.com/art/Eye-Reference-85389914
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Multi-reference-Sketches-001-35260379
    http://windsweptsummer.deviantart.com/art/Right-Hand-Reference-28509739
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Multireference-Hands-and-Feet-68470112
    http://kitten-chan.deviantart.com/gallery/23864042#/dlnj19

    Hair
    http://strawberrycake.deviantart.com/art/Hair-Tutorial-115024061
    http://startart.artlair.com/hair.html
    http://neondragonart.com/dp/tutorials/hair.htm
    http://div.dyndns.org/EK/tutorial/hair/
    http://bommie.deviantart.com/art/Tutorial-Draw-Hair-VER-2-0-33116711

    Clothing
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Reference-Men-s-clothing-68186011
    http://ember-snow.deviantart.com/art/TUTORIAL-Folds-in-Clothing-46876423
    http://sugarsugarhyperlolly.deviantart.com/art/Super-Sugar-Clothing-Tutorial-54742341
    http://treijim.deviantart.com/art/Clothing-Reference-Edit-37309080
    http://kitten-chan.deviantart.com/gallery/23864042#/doc3qs
    **NOTE**: If you want actual STYLES of clothing, just go look at some fashion website or something. It's the best reference you can get.

    Emotions
    http://alexds1.deviantart.com/art/Expression-tutorial-77399204
    http://cedarseed.deviantart.com/art/Emotions-and-Facial-Expression-47118559

    Backgrounds/effects
    http://pandabaka.deviantart.com/art/manga-bg-from-real-photo-31006267
    http://c4mi.deviantart.com/art/Night-background-tutorial-25496090
    http://kaykaykit.deviantart.com/art/Water-Background-Tutorial-22359969
    http://athlas.deviantart.com/art/Easy-Sky-background-Tutorial-21933043

    Perspective
    http://sashas.deviantart.com/art/The-Perspective-Tutorial-94166651
    http://yuumei.deviantart.com/art/Head-Perspective-Chart-111580222 **She's awesome. Go look at EVERYTHING she did in her gallery. She is godly.
    http://fox-orian.deviantart.com/art/Perspective-Composition-Pt-1-118068853
    http://mayshing.deviantart.com/art/Perspective-for-Dummies-5-45543198?

    Linearts
    http://sashas.deviantart.com/art/The-Lineart-Tutorial-32788129
    http://spirallin.deviantart.com/art/Photoshop-Inking-Tutorial-24606718
    http://citruskiss.deviantart.com/art/LineArt-Tutorial-39290647

    Colouring/shading
    http://deamond89.deviantart.com/art/Eye-coloring-Tutorial-145157052
    http://deamond89.deviantart.com/art/Manga-Shading-Tutorial-127623166
    http://dewnoir.deviantart.com/art/Colouring-Tutorial-63620398
    http://omar-dogan.deviantart.com/art/Colouring-Tutorial-72826280
    http://nekoni.deviantart.com/art/Cel-Shading-With-Nekoni-sensei-131988415 <-- this one's really cute and convenient.
    http://what-i-do-is-secret.deviantart.com/art/Face-shading-trials-63818569

    Miscellaneous
    http://sashas.deviantart.com/art/The-Penciling-Tutorial-34644137
    http://www.pixelovely.com/gesture/figuredrawing.php

    Art blocks
    http://painting.about.com/cs/inspiration/a/artistsblock2_2.htm
    http://ghostarin.deviantart.com/art/Stuck-with-ART-BLOCK-Tutorial-195642767
    http://stuckwithartblock.tumblr.com/
    http://zack-sr.deviantart.com/journal/Art-Blocked-The-Anatomy-of-Art-Block-214160187
    http://painting.about.com/cs/inspiration/a/arhttp://www.animerevolution.ca/forums/viewforum.php?f=7tistsblock.htm

    Books
    http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=131116
    http://www.drawingbooks.org/
    http://es.scribd.com/doc/52460044/Eliot-Goldfinger-Human-Anatomy-for-Artists
    http://www.mediafire.com/?i44dwzkf9j9n8 -For download.

    Recommended
    http://www.posemaniacs.com/
    http://alexhays.com/loomis/ -Downloadable artbooks.
    http://www.scribd.com/doc/9561347/Burne-Hogarth-Dynamic-Anatomy-in-English

    I'll link you guys to this and you can navigate yourselves through part 2, 3, 4, 5, etc:
    http://bittersweetdisease.deviantart.com/art/MANGA-to-REALISTIC-PART-ONE-215317699
  2. #5182011-12-26 05:35:26PureBoredom said:

    Oh my, I think I might take a look into this stuff and share with my sister since she enjoys drawing too. Nicely done!