Before I go to bed tonight, I want to share a little something with you. <3
Last summer, I put together a 100 Themes Challenge for Life on Mars - namely the 100ish Songs Challenge! “Ish” because there’s more than 100 songs that appear in the series - but hey, the more the better! :D
So! Should you find yourself in a bit of an art/writers/whatever block, or should you just be looking for something new - I hope you have a go at this! <3 Have fun~
(P.S.: My own list with the fills I have so far can be found here~)
Drawing perspective is considered one of the hardest things in art, except the mistakes usually done are pretty much always the same and can be avoided with a little care.
1. Lines not reaching the vanishing point
Well this is pretty simple to avoid but it’s the most common mistake. It’s probably due to either carelessness or really not having understood the basic of perspective. I encourage you to go back and find some basic tutorial for this.
Anyway, be ALWAYS careful about where to ‘send’ your lines, they NEED to go towards the correct vanishing point or it will just look awkward. Double check if necessary.
And always, ALWAYS use a ruler.
If your style requires lines that are a bit less geometrical (as mine do, I have a style of inking that’s sketchy so ‘perfect’ lines drawn with a ruler usually don’t fit well in the picture) use a ruler anyway for the pencils and then ink later by freehand. At least you’ll have correct guidelines underneath.
For traditional drawing be sure you have a ruler and be sure to use it for each one of your lines.
Modern drawing software will help you a lot with this if you draw directly on computer: painting software such as Clip Studio Paint or Manga Studio 4EX or 5 have perspective tools that will automatically snap your lines towards the vanishing point.
it’s quite a long tutorial, you’ll find the rest under the Read More or you can download the pdf file here
Nymph:What are you like when you’re by yourself?
Hmm…. Probably a lot more insecure than I let on when I’m with people. Also often very grumpy, like right now. I tend to mentally beat myself over tiny things. I also often just lie down and stare at nothing/doze.
I also sing to myself. And then I dance through the flat. I like dancing, I just feel really stupid doing it in front of others.
Genie:If you had one wish that would come true and couldn’t be reversed, what would you ask for?
I’d wish for living in England close to my friends, making a comfortable living with music. ;~; <3