Anatomy References for Artists - "Your one stop source for human anatomy references for 3D and traditional artists. If you desire to learn human anatomy be sure to check "Drawing Figure for All It's worth" By great anatomy and drawing teacher Andrew Loomis. You will find here great photo references for modeling and texturing your 3D characters in Poser, 3D studio MAX, Lightwave, Maya or any other 3D package."
Dave Rapoza - A freelance illustrator who worked among Riot Games, Wizards of the Coast and other publishers. This Youtube sites features some digital illustration tutorials as well as interviews among industry professionals.
Enliighten - A website with a host of materials on digital rendering and Photoshop techniques. Alongside the tutorials are a collection of the artists brushes he used in the videos. The author of the website is the concept artist Daarken.
Feng Zhu Design - "The focus on education has always been a big part of Feng’s career. Back in 1998, he created one of the first free online concept art tutorials under a website called artbyfeng. This site generated a massive amount of public interest and eventually led to the production of the popular Gnomon analog instructional DVDs in 2003.
Design Cinema was created by Feng to continue his interest of sharing free online tutorials and industry knowledge. These bi-monthly episodes cover a broad range of topics
from digital painting to portfolio preparation. You can find our channel on youtube under FZDSCHOOL. Please subscribe!"
James Gurney - This daily weblog by Dinotopia creator James Gurney is for illustrators, plein-air painters, sketchers, comic artists, animators, art students, and writers. You'll find practical studio tips, insights into the making of the Dinotopia books, and first-hand reports from art schools and museums.
Landscapes in Pastel - An enormous blog dedicated to teaching readers on how to paint landscapes in pastel. The blog is divided into chapters, from materials to values to lighting and colors.
Nathan Fowkes - Concept artist with a background in Disney, Dreamworks and many other major studios. This blog features a lot of his work that delves into traditional as well as digital art. There are introductions to his portraiture, color keys, composition and much more at the Los Angeles Academy of Figurative Art.
Paolo Rivera - Welcome to The Self-Absorbing Man, a personal blog featuring my artwork and creative process. I post on Mondays,Wednesdays, and Fridays (if not more). Your comments and questions are welcome on any post, old or new, and I hope you'll become a regular reader. Thanks for visiting.
A guide to finding and making resources for your art
Proko TV - A Youtube channel focusing on how to draw fundamental forms of the human head through basic geometric forms to full renderings. The videos last from 4-10 minutes and covers a wide range techniques. It's like an Andrew Loomis book, come to life. The artist is Stan Prokopenko, an artist at the Watts Atelier at San Diengo. www.proko.com - The main website, where you can purchase DVDs for heftier content.
Muybridge Pictures and Clips - An enormous collection of Muybridge's photos for animation. All are organized very neatly, large resolution images, and a Quicktime movie file for download. An amazing site, as well as several other tutorials relating to different disciplines in Animation.
Quick Tumblr Links:
Draping the Male Figure
Fabric Folds Tutorial by Erik Gist