The Hopelessly Lost Toolbox

tumblr stuff for cartoonists, artists, and storytellers.

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A mouth-watering fuck-ton of hand references.

[From various sources]

gotta draw haannnnds

I was once complaining to a friend about how hard hands were to draw, and he remarked, “I don’t think anybody says to themselves, ‘Yay, hands!’”

That said, yay! Hands!

…. I actually like drawing hands, I think because it’s the only body part where you have a conveniently visible reference RIGHT THERE.

That said, this is super useful!

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How to draw folds

Notes on how to draw folds back when I was teaching manga classes back in 2006. From the book “Drawing people” by Barbara Bradley.

This book has a very detailed description of 6 types of commonly seen folds and I think is one of the most educational resource on how to draw folds(Besides Vilppu and Bridgeman).



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