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Tutorial. Creating the dimension. Basic Knowledge. by Venlian Tutorial. Creating the dimension. Basic Knowledge. by Venlian
OK. It is my first tutorial. :) :devart:

I have acquaintances and friends who draw time to time and often ask me questions on the theme. They never studied in specialized art schools, havenít spent time on studying dimension and form, but already want to draw portraits and their OC-s. ) But the problem is Ė when you do not know basics you canít draw even the simple picture well.
I understand that there are million tutorials written about how to draw eye, hair, lips, half of an apple, the whole apple and so on. But there are still questions and the novice is often confused with so many tutorials, because it is important to understand the principle firstly and have basics, without it you can not ideally draw the eye, because you donít know how to draw the ordinary sphere. Very often there is no knowledge of general basics that could help you to unite all trifles as one whole.

I think that the academic drawing is the basics to all. With it all the studying in every art school begins. I understand that there are many people who are not studying in specialized schools but they want to draw for themselves, for pleasure but they have problems. They have no time for studying all the rules and points of academic drawing year after year, but still they want to draw correctly. So personally for novices I wrote this tutorial. It bases on an academic drawing but it is more lite. There are also many tutorials of that kind but if my style of explanation will help you more, that would be cool.


I thought that I must write the tutorial that would begin with basic knowledge and end with drawing the head.

I plan the set of 3 lessons about the dimension -this is the first one. The very basics. All that would be helpful to you in drawing the head to make it dimensional, and shadows not looking like just dirty black stains.

The second lesson would be Ė drawing the sphere in Photoshop on basis of the first lesson. And consolidating the material.

The third lesson Ė drawing the head. The basic rules.

So let us start! :w00t!:


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wearableartk Featured By Owner Feb 18, 2015
thanks this was helpful!
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NJakStudio Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2013  Student Filmographer
Thank You!!!!
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La-Tachuela Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Great Tut. 
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TheGirlLullu Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
We would like for you to join our tutorial group :iconanything-tutorials:
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MicroAlex Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you! Hope this helps my lame skills in the upcoming project.
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graphicraja Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
very useful ....i helped from it
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Madam-Lofty Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wonderful tutorial... I am going to go practice this now. Your drawing is very skillful. Thank you!
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StephaniaArts Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2012
Thank you so much this is a really great starting point to understand the basics :D

iīm more of a visual learner, so this really helps me to grasp the concepts alot better :heart:
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mannjyu Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2012  Student Filmographer
thank you!
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atombomb2 Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
really nice!!!!!!!!!!
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Marcxangfenix Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
que buenos sombreados
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iridescent888 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks for helping me.
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innocent-rebel Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Student General Artist
:hug: Thank you so much for making this.
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FOERVRAENGD Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2012  Professional General Artist
really good tutorial! You nailed it very well!
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Waift Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you!
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royi-20 Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Student
thank you
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nikkidreamer Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
May I print this to share with my highschool drawing class?
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Venlian Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Sure you can! I'd be happy if it would be helpful to someone. :)
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nikkidreamer Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks! It'll be helpful to send them home with a nicely done sheet to reference what they are learning about volumes and shading. Much appreciated!
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Chase-san Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
enlightening
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Scipio-Austra Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
this couldn't have come at a better time, I've been drilling my shading for a few days and this'll really help me thanx :)
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andowa Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2012   General Artist
great tutorial :D thanks for sharing!
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djwagLmuffin Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very nice tutorial! Thanks for creating it for us! <3
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The-Lost-Hope Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks for making. Looks like something out of an art book. :D
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katkotab Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
very helpful :)
thx for sharing and waiting for more ...
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XxEmoVeggiexX Featured By Owner Feb 19, 2012
:clap: Wonderful tutorial :D

This is very,very helpful :D :love:
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