“‘To let go of your ego is difficult, but that’s what I’ve tried to do in the last couple of years,’ he explains. ‘To not worry about what people think of you or your work because, when you let that go, it doesn’t matter. I just wanted to make the weirdest show ever. I was sick of the whole merry-go-round of The Boosh, and going out, and the Groucho, and paps. I just wanted to make something that was like being at art school again.’”—Noel Fielding (via noelsfielding)
I wanted to address this publicly- it’s a comment left on Liz Prince’s facebook regarding my being an “asshole” to fans. Liz’s response was perfect, but I’d like to reiterate a few points in case there are others out there who harbor the same misconception. The person in question called me an…
This is a good read. Early on in my career I definitely thought every email I sent to people I admired was owed a response, and I felt hurt about not receiving responses sometimes as a result. That’s a bad way to go about things, and I had some growing up to do, for sure.
Jared Zichek decided to make his own, and says you can, too.
This is an interesting read; people have asked me about making figures but I don’t think I’d ever go whole hog and get a RUN of figures made when I could just make more t-shirts and small goofy things. Still, it’s fun to think of the possibilities.
how do you go about structuring your drawings? i have a style but i don't know how to continue with different angles for my characters. i want to start animating soon and i think my drawings could really benefit from a smooth timeline.
hi! it’s all just shapes, just think about everything as a simple shape. a complex character is made up of more shapes stuck together. easy peasy! (is it..)
EXERCISE: pick up some clay make your characters you could use these clay babies as reference, but it’s more about exercising your brain to think about how things are built 3-dimensionally
EXERCISE: the fastest/most brutal way to get good at drawing is to draw… a comic.
EXERCISE: drawing from life draw the same object from 5 points of view draw a human from 5 points of view
here are some artists that i think of when i think “3-dimensional characters”