James Gurney, for those who don't know, is a well-known author and illustrator who is probably best known for his Dinotopia series telling the utopian tale of sentient Dinosaurs co-existing with humans. He's also the author of some phenomenal instructional books: Color and Light and Imaginative Realism. I have both, and I can tell you that they're excellent sources of information that, I think, any artist should have.
When you consider that the foundations of every form we draw can be rooted in basic shapes such as square, triangles, and circles, then the art of drawing a good circle is an important element in your toolkit.
The Inktober Initiative by Jake Parker and this month, the SketchBox is very apropos to what's happening!
This week we do a shallow dive into the world of cartoon hands by one of my favourite Youtubers, Stan Prokopenko of Proko.com. If you haven't watched his videos before, I think you'll find that you'll enjoy the style quite a bit.
Egyptian mummies! The pigment eventually disappeared as its contents became known.
My September SketchBox came in on the first day of the month and that's never happened before, it's usually a week or more later! So, pretty pleased that they may have figured out how to speed this up.