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Tutorials, reference sites, etc., for figure drawing, environments, costume design, etc.

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USEFUL LINKS FOR ARTISTS

Assembled by Maddy / @goylepower

Students to advanced. highlighted links are personal faves. Updated 6/27/19

My (in progess) industry job guide

MISC

"Pixar in a box" https://www.khanacademy.org/partner-content/pixar

free invoice generator https://invoice-generator.com/#/1

how to organize commissions http://orig15.deviantart.net/1753/f/2016/168/e/7/how_to_organise_your_commissions_by_okyi-da6jjp1.png

"creative living beyond fear" podcast https://www.mprnews.org/story/2015/09/21/bcst-elizabeth-gilbert-on-creative-living-beyond-fear

curated directory for tech resources https://zeef.com/

reference image program https://www.pureref.com/

pomodoro technique - time management http://lifehacker.com/productivity-101-a-primer-to-the-pomodoro-technique-1598992730

free websafe fonts https://fonts.google.com/

free BUT sometimes stolen fonts, be careful http://www.dafont.com/

Fontsquirrel - free fonts https://www.fontsquirrel.com/

type trends https://www.typewolf.com/

more font stuff http://www.myfonts.com/WhatTheFont/mobile/

what heckin font is that?? https://fontsinuse.com/

css type help http://csstypeset.com/

basic html and css for non-designers http://www.dontfeartheinternet.com/

freelancing app that is cool (0-$) https://cushionapp.com/

advanced reverse image search https://www.tineye.com/

mac productivity tips https://www.boxysuite.com/blog/mac-productivity

STOCK AND ASSETS

subtle patterns https://www.toptal.com/designers/subtlepatterns/

more free stock photos https://unsplash.com/

free stock photos https://www.pexels.com

web design resources ($) https://elements.envato.com/

more resources! (0-$) https://graphicburger.com/

free textures https://texturefabrik.com/

more mockups (0-$) https://www.mockupworld.co/

psds, mockups, and more ($) https://www.pixeden.com/

huge graphics resource market (0-$) https://creativemarket.com

packaging templates (paper instructions etc) https://www.templatemaker.nl/

NETWORKS

Animation World News https://www.awn.com/

Panimation http://panimation.tv

directory of female illustrators http://www.womenwhodraw.com/

Nice Moves MN https://nicemoves.org/

Hellavision Television https://hellavisiontelevision.com/

INSPIRATION

behance https://www.behance.net/

dribble - social for design and motion https://dribbble.com/

design and art - It's Nice That https://www.itsnicethat.com/

SOUNDS

FOCUS SOUNDS

sound machine for focus http://soundrown.com/

coffitivity - coffee shop sounds https://coffitivity.com/

rain sounds http://www.rainymood.com/

even more sounds, man https://mynoise.net/

fantasy town ambience https://youtu.be/ugLwYV1GSvo

PODCASTS

creative pep talk podcast - anxiety https://soundcloud.com/creativepeptalk/092-breaking-through-anxiety

bobby chiu videos https://www.youtube.com/user/digitalbobert

bancroft brother animation podcasts http://taughtbyapro.com/category/podcasts/

chiustream https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/chiustream/id1091632585?mt=2

christ oatley's artcast http://oatleyacademy.com/oatley-artcast/

VIDEOS

Adobe interviews and tutorials https://www.youtube.com/user/AdobeCreativeCloud/videos

Adobe Live - great interviews and tuts https://www.behance.net/live

JOB RESOURCES - ANIMATION & MORE

actually incredible google doc https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eR2oAXOuflr8CZeGoz3JTrsgNj3KuefbdXJOmNtjEVM/htmlview?pref=2&pli=1&sle=true#gid=0

creative heads https://www.creativeheads.net/

AIGA common resume mistakes http://www.aiga.org/resume-common-mistakes/

Illustration Rate Finder (litebox) https://litebox.info/2019/08/02/wage-surveys/

WHERE TO BUY STUFF

jetpens rules for traditional https://www.jetpens.com/

stuart ng books for art books + comics http://stuartngbooks.com/

Your local art supply store! Shop small

DRAWING REFERENCE

BODY

amazing pose tool http://www.posemaniacs.com/

random quickdraw stock images http://senshistock.com/sketch/

stock images https://line-of-action.com/practice-tools/figure-drawing/

bodies in motion https://www.bodiesinmotion.photo/

timed quick poses https://www.quickposes.com/en

random faces https://www.humanae.org/

literally pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/search/pins/?q=figure%20drawing%20reference&rs=typed&term_meta[]=figure%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=drawing%7Ctyped&term_meta[]=reference%7Ctyped

nude model stock photos https://www.posespace.com/

designdoll http://terawell.net/terawell/?lang=en

animal image reference - angle refs https://x6ud.github.io/#/

Sketchfab - 3D models you can turn and draw https://sketchfab.com/

CHARACTER DESIGN

andrew loomis pdf https://issuu.com/kyliegirl/docs/figure_drawing_for_all_its_worth_-_andrew_loomis

"learn to draw cartoons" but actually https://randomnerds.com/learn-to-draw-cartoons-with-the-now-public-domain-famous-artist-cartoon-course-textbook/

line of action http://floobynooby.blogspot.com/2011/01/lines-of-action-mickeys-christmas-carol.html

drawsh http://www.drawsh.com/

character design references pinterest https://www.pinterest.co.uk/characterdesigh/?etslf=8113&eq=character

COSTUMING

fashion from history blog http://fashionsfromhistory.tumblr.com/

flowing fabric video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aTmUMVDBKk8

ENVIRONMENT

Environment practice!!! set it to indoor and draw ;) http://www.mapcrunch.com/

building trick http://kotaku.com/how-to-draw-detailed-buildings-1699399560?utm_campaign=Socialflow_Kotaku_Facebook&utm_source=Kotaku_Facebook&utm_medium=Socialflow

STORYBOARDING

how to draw for storyboarding http://floobynooby.com/comp1.html

"boords" storyboarding app https://boords.com/

staging from AT pros http://kingofooo.tumblr.com/post/161105648449/by-storyboard-supervisor-erik-fountain-a-few

free storyboarding software https://wonderunit.com/storyboarder/

ONLINE CLASSES

Schoolism https://www.schoolism.com/

Skillshare https://www.skillshare.com/browse/art

Proko draw http://www.proko.com/

Aaron Blaise https://creatureartteacher.com/

Khan art history courses https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/art-history

Art Camp https://artcamp.com/

Toniko Pantoja https://gumroad.com/stringbing

Lynda https://www.lynda.com/

GENERAL TUTORIALS

alphonso dunn yt https://www.youtube.com/user/LighterNoteProd

cinematography of the incredibles http://floobynooby.blogspot.com/2013/12/the-cinematography-of-incredibles-part-1.html

a bunch of specific tutorials/masterpost http://digital-art-tutorials.tumblr.com/post/107087351931/listsandmasterposts-faces-drawing-a-face-the

another masterpost/tumblr link http://gwaiwai.tumblr.com/post/102369693303/subtitle-everything-ive-learned-so-far-more

Sycra tutorials https://www.youtube.com/user/Sycra

METHODOLOGY

miyazaki watercolor http://www.fanboysanonymous.com/2015/01/hayao-miyazakis-drawing-and-watercolor.html

Adobe color picker https://color.adobe.com

color palattes http://www.colourlovers.com/

PHOTOSHOP TIPS AND TRICKS/LEARNING

All photoshop keyboard shortcuts http://morris-photographics.com/photoshop/shortcuts/downloads/Ps%20CC2015-5%20Keyboard%20Shortcuts%20Mac.pdf

keyboard shortcuts infographic http://www.bitrebels.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/photoshop-cs6-keyboard-shortcuts-infographic.jpg

CTRL Paint digital painting help https://www.ctrlpaint.com/library/

lazy nezumi https://lazynezumi.com/

lazy nezumi for mac / hej stylus https://gumroad.com/l/HEJSTYLUS

BRUSHES

my fave brushes https://www.kylebrush.com/

big ol brush compedium http://digitalbrushes.tumblr.com/

Shiyoon Kim https://gumroad.com/shiyoonk

Anthony Holden screentones https://gumroad.com/anthonyholden

John silva smudge pack https://johnsilva.deviantart.com/art/John-Silva-Smudge-Pack-2-0-Painterly-Edition-457146526

Zedig brush pack https://zedig.deviantart.com/art/ultimate-complete-extreme-turbo-X-toolpreset-pack-657326033

Mike yamada! (+ tuts!) https://gumroad.com/michaelyamada

ryan lang (+ tuts!) https://gumroad.com/ryanlangdraws

suheb zako https://www.dropbox.com/sh/wcywve894j1cwed/AAA04udyutmI64FdxPk1IP4La?dl=0

cale atkinson https://gumroad.com/caleatkinson

helen chen https://www.dropbox.com/s/c7iqiel74tme649/class.abr

loish https://loish.deviantart.com/art/the-loish-brushset-477640124

if you don't already have at least one of these brush sets, why are you depriving yourself of this happiness

PS ANIMATION TUTS

alex grigg tutorial https://vimeo.com/80851591

PLUG-INS

brush organizing and more https://anastasiy.com/panels

the animator's toolbar https://patrickdeen.com/the-animators-toolbar/

grut brushes http://grutbrushes.com/shop/photoshop-brushes/grutbrushes-photoshop-plugin-for-digital-artists/

PROCREATE

Creative Marketplace brushes (0-$) https://creativemarket.com/add-ons/procreate/brushes

Brushes from Max Packs ($) https://www.maxpacks.art/

Retro Supply Co. brushes ($- $) https://www.retrosupply.co/collections/procreate

Procreate user forum https://procreate.art/discussions

AFTER EFFECTS TIPS AND TRICKS/LEARNING

the best walk cycle tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pr2iYt-1PME (there is a flashing effect at the beginning of this video)

Walk cycle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgBo-00_GWc

Illustrator character creation https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vPOetkaKLtM

Many after effects tutorials and more https://www.youtube.com/user/SurfacedStudio/playlists

Where to start https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyvyRKtvGXU&list=PLs2aOcA-EaLN1TwemqyxdjTg2puGtwvkQ

School of motion ($) https://www.schoolofmotio

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Published 18/10/2020, 23:39:46

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