Hair color reference chart. It’s not perfect, but from what I could gather it’s pretty accurate.
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It never hurts to adjust your sheets to fit the blogging platform.
What kind of brushes do you use/would you recommend to use with ink? I have those inks that you do and and I think they're lovely.
well, like I said I’ve just been using an old watercolour brush for these- as long as the bristles are in good shape and don’t splay it works fine, and I prefer soft brushes when it comes to liquids like ink- save the stiff ones for acrylic and oil- but honestly anything goes, I’ve drawn with a stick dipped in ink before and it looked pretty good!
Thanks very much for replying :) That’s a lot of help.
Bipper/The Night of the Hunter crossover for 4th inktober because I do not give a single damn
although I basically already drew this scene a while back whoops
had people asking for a step-by-step, so while this isn’t a tutorial it’s what I generally do! using Winsor and Newton ink (gold and black) and one ancient watercolour brush I found somewhere in the house
Raptor Surfing - The curious sport in which smaller birds fearlessly drive hawks & owls out of their territory by being incredibly annoying.
(All pictures are watermarked to their talented owners)
(Source: avianrecon, via roxo-cube)
Tuesday Tips - LINE OF ACTION
The line of action doesn’t necessarily need to be drawn in. As long as you think about it while drawing, your gesture or posing will be stronger. It gives a direction to the pose, a force that runs though, or simply a visual pathways to guide your audience. Use it always!
acosmist - one who believes that nothing exists
paralian - a person who lives near the sea
aureate - pertaining to the fancy or flowery words used by poets
dwale - to wander about deliriously
sabaism - the worship of stars
dysphoria - an unwell feeling
aubade - a love song which is sung at dawn
eumoirous - happiness due to being honest and wholesome
mimp - to speak in a prissy manner, usually with pursed lips
(Source: , via coffeeandcockatiels)
okay I think this covers the basics of the way I do my lineart, hopefully it’ll be helpful enough! if something’s unclear don’t be afraid to shoot me an ask about it.
enjoy and dON’T GIVE UP it might get really frustrating at times with all the control z-ing and re-drawing lines but the more you do it, the quicker it’ll get to get them right the first time around and the better you’ll become at it so yes, good luck friends.