Art by Ayal Pinkus

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Freehand Ellipses In Perspective

I found this amazing trick yesterday: a Youtube video by darthfurby (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INTcLy18Tms) in which it explained how to create 12 points on a circle, in perspective. I've since worked out that it is an approximation, but a very good one.

You start with a perfect square and draw diagonals fron opposite corners. This gives you the center point. And you draw the horizontal and vertical line through that center point, dividing the square into four equal squares, also giving you the first four points on the circle:

Watts Atelier : Head Phase I
So it's on to head phase I! Layins, skulls, Asaro heads, all the way up to the Reilly head abstraction.

Watts Atelier : Fundamentals I and II
So I've started this course on Watts Atelier online, it's an amazing place! Thoroughly enjoying the exercises and I am getting better quickly. I am happy found that site, what an amazing online resource! I am looking at doing this for the next few years, at least for the first few hours every morning.

So here are some photos from my homework for Fundamentals I and II. It really starts at the beginning: sharpening pencils, hehe!

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I have experimented with the short comic form for years, adapting theater plays and films, trying out different ways of presenting comics online.

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