Discover Your Potential
When doing contour, always go general shapes/placement and light lines first with details and dark lines second!
Quick video of a professional illustrator going over how and why gesture line is so important! You also get to watch him do a couple poses as he is taking. Great video to check out!
This instructor goes step by step practicing the squash/peanut form we cover in class. She explains the rules you need to know when doing any form in cross contour.
Practice applying value to a basic form watching this technical video. Observe how there is a subtle transition between the shadows and highlight.
This video covers the 3 steps to create beautiful results: Start with light shapes, vary the weight of your contour line and apply values.