Anatomy is one of these things many people are allergic to. So, why is learning anatomy for creature design so important? The simple answer is: It’s an art fundamental. The more complex answer we will discuss in this article. Getting a hang of the why and how will probably make you a bit more excited about this much-dreaded art fundamental. It’s fun to learn really, that is if you have a solid grip on what you’re supposed to learn and why. Thankfully, anatomy is not repetitive. This makes it really awesome to learn once you put your mind to it.
Life to Legend is an initiative of Tessa Geniets. With the help of a Facebook community, LtL became a platform for artists that are interested in creature and character design. You will be able to find a lot of information about art, nature, character, and creature design. Every week new articles are added. You can either subscribe to the newsletter or join the Facebook group to stay tuned!
Learning to draw better comes through trial and error. You can only get so far with your own skills. You can follow tutorials, something I recommend anytime. But after that you’re bound to start doing courses. So where do you go? And what should you avoid? Or even, what do you prefer?
If you have been spending any time in the art world you will very likely have been approached for NSFW art. It might have been due to your style or because of the profession, you picked. This can be simply because you have a very realistic style and you can envision a scene that doesn’t exist. But also your profession in creature art which could receive requests for furry art for example. But either way, how do you deal with a request like this? And how do you handle anything following that request?
Nature holds many secrets. And we’re here for you to help you discover all of them and have you inspired by mother nature for all of your artistic endavours!
This is already part 5 of the series, and I welcome you to read the other ones too. They’ll be there for you right at the bottom of this article!
The Life to Legend overpaint contest is a monthly challenge in which anyone can participate on the Life to Legend discord channel. The contest will be on a monthly basis whenever we hit at least 15 submissions. So, how do you participate? What are the rules? And what can you expect when you participate or if you win?