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Jasen Smith
06-12-2007, 12:31 AM
I have tried doing this many times but come up finding new problems when I try.

What I'm referring to is character designs. You draw a front view, side, and back of the character. I always draw the front the best I can, then use a t-square to line up the points, such as: head, shoulders, waist, hands, etc.
When a drawing of a character has to be taken to 3D it has to be perfect.

Does anyone else have a better way of doing this besides using the t-square.

Calloway
06-12-2007, 03:28 AM
sculpt it. It's alot easier and you got something more permanant to show for it.

Jasen Smith
06-12-2007, 03:40 AM
....I need it on paper first....but thnx LGL.

LOL...I could try poser but I'd need a cintiq to go over the model with a drawing.

Calloway
06-12-2007, 03:24 PM
I know , you can look online for base body forms already created and just print it out and draw over that! :)

compton
06-12-2007, 06:08 PM
you could also make your own.
draw 3 figures and scann them into you computer. match them up and print them

Calloway
06-13-2007, 03:01 AM
er...that's his problem but he could make the figures in poser , print them out and use as templates.

Jasen Smith
06-17-2007, 02:18 AM
Ah..Poser is a great tool...now I need to buy a better computer to run a poser program...doh!

I may try to find templates online then redo them in my style....but I cant find any.

Calloway
06-19-2007, 03:17 AM
look up, batman model sheet, superman model sheet...whatever model sheet:

http://www.dialbforblog.com/archives/17/greenarrow.gif

Biofungus
06-20-2007, 11:54 AM
These are generally called "Three quarter turn" sheets, I believe. It's an animation thing.

Calloway
06-20-2007, 03:36 PM
They make em for action figures too. Saw Art Adam's for the hulk figures he designed a few years ago.