So the second post of my weekly inspiration/resource series. I have a lot of stuff to do for academy (fyi I'm studying Textile art) and I'm on hiatus for some time. Anyways It's December and I just can't wait for Christmas.
(chose the last journal winner through random.org and It's the - congratz)
(this time also 10 points for a lucky deviant artists who fave this journal post)
1.To read - "The Dip" by Seth Godin
The Dip: A Little Book That Teaches You When to Quit (and When to Stick) is the tenth published book by Seth Godin. It is a 76 page book that illustrates the concept of "the dip"—a temporary setback that can be overcome with persistence—and how to recognize if you are within one worth pushing through, or one worth quitting. - He also has a wonderful blog - sethgodin.typepad.com
2.To listen - Paperwings podcasts
Led by Disney character designer Chris Oatley, IDW comics creator Lora Innes and Marvel Animation Story Artist Justin Copeland.Useful to listen for visual storytellers, and creative people of all kinds - really helpful with lots of amazing interviews and tutorials. paperwingspodcast.com
3. To watch - Mark Crilley youtube videos
Inspiring and useful tutorials and just awesome published author/illustrator of Brody's Ghost and Miki Falls, as well as Akiko and Billy Clikk, Mark Crilley has many how-to-draw videos and I just adore his last one- Q&A Video #20: Charcoal Challenge, where he answers some art related questions and draws the cute character - Toothless. www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8BJTJ…
4. To take a look - Pinterest board of Character Design References
So many references and tutorials related to character design, anatomy and creature in one place.
Aware of how far you’ve come
Proud of where you are
Excited about where you’re going”
– Tristan Elwell