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Melelel
Melelel
Australia
Current Residence: Western Australia
Favourite cartoon character: Roger Rabbit
Personal Quote: One person can make a differance but they probably shouldn't
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When It comes to perspective I can point you to the books with all the information you could need:

perspective for comic book artists by David Chelsea
Perspective for artists by Rex Vicat Cole
and this website is the best one of all: www.handprint.com/HP/WCL/persp…
pages and pages... took me months to get my head around it.

When It comes to muscular anatomy I can do the same:

Bridgman's Complete Guide to Drawing From Life by George B. Bridgman
Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist by Stephen Rogers Peck
Artistic Anatomy by Dr. Paul Richer

When It comes to plain old drawing skills there are really only two that come to mind:

Drawing on the right side of the brain by Betty Edwards
If you're talking about developing the 'artists eye' then you'd want to at least give this one a look over.
Natural way to draw by Kimon Nicolaides
I actually haven't made it all the way through this one yet, but it does seem pretty essential.

BUT, I don't even know of any books for rendering and using colour (to render) I mean realizing things in 3d terms Frazetta style. I found this tuturial quite interesting: www.itchstudios.com/psg/art_tu…

It went over some things I didn't know before, but apart from that I don't know if there are any authoritative books on the subject. Anyone here got any suggestions?

Cheers mel

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TheZomgKitty Featured By Owner Sep 7, 2011  Student General Artist
Hi I already commented on your Image School on your other account. I want to feature your drawing on my blog and I was asking if thats okay for you. I will link it back to your page.
Thanks TZK
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Melelel Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012
yes, thats ok.
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Kuro-Ookami-BG Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
Ah ha ha >_> I sent you a note on your other account. Oops. It wasn't vastly important but...I just thought I'd you know...let you know xD...-will have to send it to this one at some point I suppose <_<-

Your art is wonderful by the way! :D
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Riptofan1 Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2011
do you take requests?
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Melelel Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2011
thanks for your enquiry, But I've just got no time at the moment.
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Natentaylor Featured By Owner Dec 13, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Merry Christmas to you too!
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GeoPhreak Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010
Hey I really dig your anthology pages Mel! If you're interested in joining us in doing another one with artists from all over Aus, NZ gimme a yell! :D
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Melelel Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2010
Thanks for the offer, I'm pretty happy with Gestalt for now though. I'm glad you like it.
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Akaris31 Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
You are Sanji!!! Oh my God!! you really look like hem, and a very cute and handsome version!!!
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Melelel Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2010
thank you. It was my masterpiece, I've since retired.
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