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The thread for awesome references (and tutorials).:

I'm not sure if this exactly matches what you're looking for, but this tutorial was useful for me. It's pretty long though...
 52 Loni Jay, Thu, 26th Jul '12 7:26:23 PM from Australia Relationship Status: Pining for the fjords
So much information @_@ Thank you!
Be not afraid...
 53 Wheezy, Fri, 27th Jul '12 2:08:14 AM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Random helpful link:

Here are a bunch of pictures of peoples' faces.

Click on one (twice) for a high-res version.

I find this more interesting than anything else I've run across online for months.

Edit: I just wish there was a little less Monochrome Casting.

edited 27th Jul '12 2:27:14 AM by Wheezy

 54 Wheezy, Fri, 27th Jul '12 8:51:21 AM from Tampa, FL. Again.
 55 Fancolors, Fri, 27th Jul '12 6:55:26 PM from Land of the Mamelucos
A comprehensive guide to hair.
Behold! Grammer Nazis, behold the sigh of Engrish mine!
 56 Fancolors, Sun, 30th Sep '12 3:54:06 PM from Land of the Mamelucos
How to compose shots by Brad Bird.

And a tumblr page full of these.
Behold! Grammer Nazis, behold the sigh of Engrish mine!
 57 Fancolors, Thu, 15th Nov '12 3:06:06 PM from Land of the Mamelucos
An interesting approach to colours, by the same person who illustrates Dinotopia.

Edit: A simple tool to set perspective grids. It's all kinds of awesome.

edited 15th Nov '12 4:07:15 PM by Fancolors

Behold! Grammer Nazis, behold the sigh of Engrish mine!
Element of love
I found it on Deviant art this one is a must for good artists that want to practice gesture drawing and poses
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C. S. Lewis
 59 Noaqiyeum, Tue, 1st Jan '13 5:28:23 PM from across the gulf of space Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
nobody knows
Basically this entire Tumblr
"I'm an odd person that likes to write odd people." - JHM
Element of love
Te following are super useful!

3d reference for the skull] 3d reference for the whole body
I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else. C. S. Lewis
http://senshistock.deviantart.com/gallery/ This deviantart account is my go to place for pose references. The only thing I can think that might be wrong is that there isn't much body type diversity?

http://color-palettes.tumblr.com/archive http://chromaa.tumblr.com/ And those are my go to places for color palettes, especially when designing characters.

 62 JHM, Thu, 24th Jan '13 10:28:53 PM from Neither Here Nor There Relationship Status: I know
Thunder, Perfect Mind
In a similar vein to the blog that Noaqiyeum linked to, this anatomy-focused Tumblr is pretty helpful when it comes to weird little details.
 63 Wheezy, Thu, 31st Jan '13 3:25:15 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
[up] Holy God thank you, I needed this so much.

edited 31st Jan '13 3:25:44 PM by Wheezy

 64 Noaqiyeum, Thu, 31st Jan '13 4:46:23 PM from across the gulf of space Relationship Status: Showing feelings of an almost human nature
nobody knows
[up][up] [awesome]
"I'm an odd person that likes to write odd people." - JHM
 65 Yuanchosaan, Thu, 31st Jan '13 5:03:10 PM from Australia Relationship Status: Complex: I'm real, she is imaginary
antic disposition
Another Tumblr, but more general.
"Doctor Who means never having to say you're kidding." - Bocaj
Anybody need fonts?

(Note that the ones with an F are the free ones, but that there are plenty with F so you'll be fine.)

 67 Fancolors, Sat, 30th Mar '13 8:07:38 PM from Land of the Mamelucos
A book about animation with some pretty impressive art and useful information.
Behold! Grammer Nazis, behold the sigh of Engrish mine!
 68 Wildcard, Mon, 1st Apr '13 7:21:09 AM from Somewhere in the galaxy
Go! Fly! Win!
@Fancolors: It's got missing pages on mine.

Anyway I'm trying to learn adobe flash but what tutorials I can find refer to a feature that is different for my modern copy, or it feels like there is a step missing and I can't find out what exactly to do. Anybody got any good flash tutorials they can share, maybe one you learned from?

Also I could definitely use pointers on my drawing skills, can somebody show me a great place for beginning artists to learn drawing or moderates to brush up on the basics?

Whatever tomorrow brings I'll be there. With open arms and open eyes.
 69 Wildcard, Fri, 12th Apr '13 6:09:21 AM from Somewhere in the galaxy
Go! Fly! Win!
Also does anyone know any place to get good Maya tutorials?
Whatever tomorrow brings I'll be there. With open arms and open eyes.
 70 Quag 15, Sun, 3rd Nov '13 5:14:09 PM from Portugal Relationship Status: Chocolate!
Everyone will become one with me (^し^)
I'm thinking of starting a webcomic about nations (although I still have to learn how to draw with a bare minimum of quality), but I have some troubles with:

  • Feet;
  • Hair;
  • Seagulls (actual seagulls);
  • Waves;

Does anyone know any good references? Thank you.
We are the robots.

Especially you!
 71 Wheezy, Tue, 18th Feb '14 12:07:20 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Just found this. Saving it here to come back and read it later.

(A 44-page .pdf handbook on perspective drawing.)

edited 18th Feb '14 12:07:59 PM by Wheezy

 72 Wheezy, Fri, 28th Feb '14 11:26:18 AM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Here are (most of) the unrestricted stock providers on Deviantart.

Edit: Also, Concept artist Feng Zhu was kind enough to leave all the guidelines in these vehicle sketches, giving us a pretty good idea of how he lays them out.

edited 28th Feb '14 2:56:41 PM by Wheezy

 73 Wheezy, Fri, 7th Mar '14 7:08:17 PM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
Here's a whole damn textbook on perspective, if you care to read it.

I'm going to try, but I wouldn't blame you if you don't.

edited 7th Mar '14 8:53:00 PM by Wheezy

 74 Wheezy, Wed, 18th Jun '14 11:17:22 AM from Tampa, FL. Again.
(That Guy You Met Once)
The only standard proportion reference you'll ever need.

Also applies to males. Slightly NSFW, though.
Officer Dayoung, reporting for duty!
A tutorial for lineless art.
2013 is the past, 1986 is the present. Got it? Good.
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