For me, it has always been difficult to listen to Jazz because I always considered it as something that people that are highbrow 🧐 and full of themselves listed to, until recently when I noticed one of my favorite illustrators (Frannerd) listened to it and I was humble and open enough to finally give it a try and I loved it.
I have been learning about Figure Drawing because I would love to learn how to draw bodies and Mapping is one of the techniques that has been the most helpful to understand how to place something on a white page.
Mapping is just selecting points as in image 1 and 2, connecting them and create a map on a white page as shown in the images below. I would recommend you just to repeat and practice and you will understand little by little more about mapping.Continue reading “Mapping to understand Figure Drawing”
I remembered when I was little, back in Mexico, I loved playing with my cousin to be one of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 🥷 (in Spanish Las Tortugas 🐢 Ninja).
“A question is just an opportunity to be honest” –Byron Katie
I started wondering why it is so hard for me to say “NO”. Sometimes, I say it but I feel guilty afterwards, like wrong and I was wondering why it is so hard inside my mind to be honest. So I started researching on google and I found this article:
25 Ways to Say No by Kim A. Flodin
I liked it, I think that is a good introduction to the main question: “Why is it so hard to say “No”?” but for me it wasn’t completely clear, so I continued with my research and as always I decided to look for Byron Katie’s experience and I found this video:
This is a list of Illustrators that caught my eye in the awesome book “Making Comics” by Scott McCloud which I read recently and is full of important information if you are a self-taught illustrator or comic artist so I definitely recommend you to check it out.