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Offline KatDaff

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Drawing snouts
« on: November 04, 2010, 08:43:04 pm »
Excuse me, but I'm not so much of a good artist so i need tips with making like foxes, wolves, cats, and snouts for furries.
If this topic needs to be moved PLEASE let me know ^^;;
The snouts are the real problem, because when i try to make the furry face forward or kind of sideways/forward the snout always makes me go blank. Please help?

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Re: Drawing snouts
« Reply #1 on: November 05, 2010, 04:17:34 pm »
Excuse me, but I'm not so much of a good artist so i need tips with making like foxes, wolves, cats, and snouts for furries.
If this topic needs to be moved PLEASE let me know ^^;;
The snouts are the real problem, because when i try to make the furry face forward or kind of sideways/forward the snout always makes me go blank. Please help?
Look at pictures of real animals for examples. By the way, "kind of sideways/forward" assuming you mean between facing to the side and facing forward, that's called three quarters view. The problem you are describing is an issue of foreshortening. So looking up drawing tips on foreshortening may help as well.

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Re: Drawing snouts
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2010, 04:26:33 pm »
Excuse me, but I'm not so much of a good artist so i need tips with making like foxes, wolves, cats, and snouts for furries.
If this topic needs to be moved PLEASE let me know ^^;;
The snouts are the real problem, because when i try to make the furry face forward or kind of sideways/forward the snout always makes me go blank. Please help?
Look at pictures of real animals for examples. By the way, "kind of sideways/forward" assuming you mean between facing to the side and facing forward, that's called three quarters view. The problem you are describing is an issue of foreshortening. So looking up drawing tips on foreshortening may help as well.
Okay thank you. I'm sorry about the describing part i haven't really been good at describing angles and views.

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Re: Drawing snouts
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2010, 11:54:25 am »
Hi

While your learning how to draw animal faces remember that in
addition to foreshortening, shading and highlighting help give the
illusion of depth and angle as well..

All depends on how realistic you want the drawing to be.
Still life drawing is good practice too..

If you need more help please ask.

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Re: Drawing snouts
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2010, 02:36:14 pm »
Don't forget about the Cervine, Bovine and Camelid noses and muzzles either.

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Re: Drawing snouts
« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2010, 12:03:34 am »
Don't forget about the Cervine, Bovine and Camelid noses and muzzles either.
I'd offer the same advise for those as well.

I said pictures of real animals, but I'll also say look at animals in real life if you can.