Cartoon Mouth Formulas | The Drawing Website

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Cartoon Mouth Formulas Out of all the formula topics, mouth formulas are what I’ve studied the least of. There are different types of mouth designs but overall the real trick to drawing mouths comes down to only one formula and then the rest is cheats and stylization. To this end I’ll go over only three … Read more

Song-Yuan Dynasty Landscapes and Picasso

Song-Yuan Dynasty Landscapes and Picasso

I am best known as an oil painter. But before I took the path down oil painting, I spent considerable time practicing Chinese ink painting. My experience with the East and West art systems over the years have yielded some interesting observations, one of them being similarities in principles between Chinese landscape paintings and Cubism … Read more

Cartoon Body Formulas | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Body Formulas | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Body Formulas I spent a lot of time on cartoon heads. There’s a lot to know about drawing heads. There’s just as much to know about drawing the body. By “body”, I mean the torso and hips. Cartoon bodies can be simplified so that you don’t need to go as deep as you would … Read more

A Painting Trip of Xiangxi (Western Hunan) China

A Painting Trip of Xiangxi (Western Hunan) China

Note: The article below recounts a painting trip to Xiangxi (Western Hunan), China in 1988, and is a snapshot of China at the time, roughly a decade after the end of the Cultural Revolution and Deng Xiaoping opened up the country, and right before the 1989 crackdown at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. It was a … Read more

Cartoon Legs Formula | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Legs Formula | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Legs Formula Arms and legs have a lot in common when it comes to drawing them. The thought process behind drawing them are very similar. The biggest difference between the two are the muscle masses. Otherwise, the approach to both arms and legs have a lot of overlap as you will see. In this … Read more

Cartoon Clothes Formulas | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Clothes Formulas | The Drawing Website

Cartoon Clothes Formulas We’ve learned formulas for every body part, however, people don’t tend to walk around naked. We’re usually wearing something. That something often wrinkle up and fold around us as we move. In this lesson, we’ll be dealing with how to handle drawing cartoon clothes. Specifically how to draw wrinkles and folds. Here … Read more

Firm and soft edges in drawing

Firm and soft edges in drawing

Exchange with social media friends – Firm and Soft Edges in Drawing 答網友問 – 素描中的虛與實 Dear Mr. Yim, I love drawing and have watched your drawing video lessons many times. I’m mesmerized by the firm and soft edges and texture in your drawing and would like to emulate, but it’s hard for me to put … Read more