Very hard to be a Digital Artist without power. That is where pencil and paper comes in. That brings me to my next article on sketching. It would have been good to have it up before the storm but it is on the way once we get power back ...hopefully soon.
This is just a quick thought for those who are aspiring animators and are just starting out. Look for the extras on DVD / Blu-ray discs. They will often have "Behind the Scenes" footage showing the process that they went through in making the film.
Just and update on two new tutorials. I have a quick tip in GIMP 2.7.3 on :How To Add Themes" in the works and an article on sketching where I have taken some popular characters, sketched them out and add more detail. I walk you through my sketching process in a 4 step approach covering silhouettes, line weight, values and shading techniques. I hope to have the first to you by tomorrow and the article next week. So check back or sign up and subscribe by email for updates.
Adding Themes to GIMP (2.7 +2.6) is rather simple once one knows how. This tutorial covers the steps and allows one to change the working environment of GIMP quickly. All that is needed is the new version of GIMP 2.7.3 and custom themes downloaded from GNOME.