To follow up to our recent tutorial, ‘Draw a Face Using Simple Shapes’, we’ve decided to take things a step further and show how to draw an entire body. But before we dive in, we need to discuss some very important considerations when drawing the human figure. Since we’ve got a lot to cover we’re splitting this tutorial into 2 parts. This first tutorial will cover the basics of proportion, anatomy, and other things to keep in mind when drawing people. The second tutorial will apply these principles to a vector illustration. Let’s get started. Click here to read more!
In this tutorial, we’re going to use a reference photograph of a cello scroll to create a (mostly) realistic illustration without using any gradients. Creating a vector from a photo can be extremely handy when you need a super huge size, since vectors can scale without losing image quality. In addition, the fact we’re avoiding gradients makes this illustration printer-friendly. Click here to read more!