Category: How to Draw

Art Lessons from Todd McFarlane

I’d like to share this excellent find. Todd McFarlane is pretty much one of the many comic book artists in the 90s that re-defined and invigorated the comic book industry and simply put the artistry of comic books to another level. He has posted a bunch of videos giving tips on how he draws and create in Photoshop, and they are a good starting point to anyone wanting to transition from traditional to digital.

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Fan-ART Friday: Superman [New 52]

[And] when I draw the character [Superman], I put the ‘S’ on last, because that’s the thing that defines him and empowers him. Without it, he’s just another superhero with a cape. But when you put the ‘S’ symbol on, it raises him to an iconic level.

— Jim Lee, on drawing Superman for DC’s “For Tomorrow” story arch

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Tips and Tricks: Pearl Necklace

Have you ever been asked to draw a character whose costume is filled with beads and pearls? Do you dread the thought of drawing all those small circles one by one? Then this Photoshop trick is for you.

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How I Draw: Faces

“Plain women know more about men than beautiful ones do. But beautiful women don’t need to know about men. It’s the men who have to know about beautiful women.” — Katharine Hepburn

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Maneki Neko Cat

“If a cat washes its face and ears, it will rain.”
— 9th Century Chinese Proverb

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