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Tips on: drawing characters

Creating a cat for All Hallow’s Eve

In both the elven world and the human world, black cats are commonly associated with this

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Young Elf, Part I

In December, elves exchange handmade cards.  I want to draw a young elf and I asked

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Young Elf, Part II (shading)

We have sketched an elf portrait (if you haven’t, see the previous Drawing tip!).  Now, we

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Moving weight and muscle to make a superhero

Have you ever wanted to draw a super powered guy who fights crime with his bare

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How many heads tall

In the tip about Making a Muscular Superhero, make-a-superhero, you can see how bulk and weight

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Character head shapes

When trying to draw a character, often times we find that we can get hung up

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Get ready for the 3/4 pose!

I want to show you what is called a 3/4 pose looking to the left, so

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Stick figures are perfect for practice

Young illustrator elves learn how to draw a figure in proper proportions by practicing the art

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Gothic Elves

Did you know that the word Gothic has more than one meaning? Goths were Germanic humans

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The Real Colors of Skin Part I

Have you ever colored in your character and felt like the orange or brown colored pencil

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