freeglassart: You may get asked this a lot, so please excuse my ignorance - but how do you go about constructing character expressions and body language and such? Thanks!

typette:

makanidotdot:

Besides The Basics (construction of heads and skulls and muscles and skeletons and how they move), I’ll go over some things I’ve been trying to work on myself lately:

1. Treat expressions as a single gesture of the face/head, as opposed to a head and then individual features dumped on a plate and arranged into an expression.

First, just get down the big shapes of your expression, just like you would for a pose.  

So say I wanna do a low angle angry pose.  I know the features are gonna be all mashed down at the bottom because of perspective.

 Scribble it down

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start to put on features

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fix stuff

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put on more stuff

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fix stuff again

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erasing and flipping and stuff a whole bunch until you are happy with it or stop caring

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2. Just like a facial expression, jot down where the important parts of an entire pose goes first.  You can force the rest of the body to fit the pose.

So here I knew I wanted the shoulders tilted a certain direction, and te hand to be in that particular position in front of her face. 

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That’s the simplest explanation I got.  Don’t be afraid to push and pull faces and bodies around! Worry about being “on model” last!

it’s nice to see how others do stuff like this, everyone is different but there’s something to learn from everybody!

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socialjusticekoolaid:

Protesters from across St Louis turned up and turned out for the first St Louis County Council Meeting since Mike Brown’s Death. (Part I)

The St Louis County Council wasn’t as bad as Ferguson’s Council, but still very few answers and virtually no accountability from the folks who unleashed unholy hell on the residents of Ferguson, following Brown’s murder. #staywoke #farfromover

KEEP POSTING I NEED TO KNOW! DONT STOP POSTING ABOUT THIS. IT IS NOT OVER!

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weneverdidlisten:

gimmie somethin

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thetrainticket:

reaperlight:

godtechturninheads:

are you kidding me 

Are we sure this gif isn’t playing backwards or something?

No you can find this guy on YT

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illumahottie:

femmewitch:

i still havent recovered from this

I will NEVER recover from this

SHIT! lmao

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heyxkids:

lynnmewcrescent:

heyxkids:

baynecroft:

sixpenceee:

sixpenceee:

sixpenceee:

Imagine that when you see a city’s skyline, you taste blackberries.

 Perhaps you are completely convinced that Wednesdays are light red. If you have experiences like these, you might have synesthesia.

Synesthesia means joined perception. 

It’s when your brain perceives one sense such as hearing at the same time with another sense like sight. 

The most common form is confusing letters and objects with colors. Someone might associate a plane with a green color. 

Scientists believe that it happens when there’s cross-wiring in the brain, when neurons in one sensory over cross over to another.

SOURCE AND MORE INFORMATION

here are interesting cases people have submitted to me! 

fun fact: i have major grapheme-colour synesthesia, mostly with numbers

like 1(but not the word one for some reason) is grass-green (like a prairie green i guess it changes sometimes) 2 is bright yellow, nine and ten are dark greys, and 31 is forest green (i have others but those were the first ones that i recognised when i was little)

as you can imagine, precalc is a trip

I HAVE THIS OMG

I think I have it too

My numbers have personalities and genders god damn I’m weird

6 has always been yellow to me idk why I have always linked 6 and yellow; I told someone once and they thought I was crazy so I never brought it up again. Now I know I’m not crazy.

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lizbethvaughn:

extraordinaryfearlessness:

lizbethvaughn:

staystrongandshinebright:

xaldien:

Hans + saying the one thing he knows will break each sister

Gotta love how Disney has created one of the most realistic portrayals of a sociopath in recent history, and it’s actually terrifying.

that is why he is the scariest villain of Disney to date. because he was “normal” just like the rest of us.

For me the scariest Disney villains are Judge Frollo, Hans, and Mother Gothel. Because they’re all so realistic. We see them in our everyday lives. Judge Frollo is the corrupt politician who uses their power to persecute others, Hans is the con artist who plays with people’s feelings to get what he wants, and Gothel is the emotionally abusive parent.

I agree with all of these, and I’d have to add Gaston to the list, and possibly at the top. Gaston is the man who was rejected by a woman and then decides to hurt others because of it. Is there anything more relevant to society right now?

Perfect addition! I can’t believe I forgot about Gaston!

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panicrobot:

This man was our president for EIGHT YEARS. We are never gonna live this down

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On some real stuff though! Yes women in Delhi are saying what NEEDS to be said!

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lvmrsmn:

Are you picking up what I’m putting down?

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irocmindless:

Lmfao, this was my favorite episode! She really thought she was doing something, I’m dying.

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"Keeping the right people around you will change your life."

Mark Patterson, @Expherience (via kushandwizdom)

More good vibes here

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