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Tons of drawing links

DRAWING::
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Anatomy Pictures for Artist Online - Highly Recommended
http://www.fineart.sk/

Loomis - "Figure Drawing For All It's Worth" - Highly Recommended
http://www.yoyodyne.net/loomis/ OR
http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Lakes/3939/

Loomis "Creative Illustration"
http://www.fineart.sk/loomis/page_01.htm

Animation World Magazine - Tutorials by Glenn Vilppu Highly Recommended
http://mag.awn.com/index.php3?ltype=cat&category1=Tutorials

Fantasy Art Resource Project - Highly Recommended (covers drawing, painting, computers and more)
http://elfwood.lysator.liu.se/farp/

Scott McDaniel - How to Create Sequential Art[Drawing Comics]
http://www.scottmcdaniel.net/

Art by Feng - Highly Recommended [How I Work]
http://www.artbyfeng.com/

Doug Chiang - Star Wars Concept Artist - Highly Recommended [Studio Tips]
http://www.dchiang.com

Don Seegmiller Art - Traditional & Digital Artist, Great Tutorial Section (Short Videos Too) - Highly Recommended
http://www.seegmiller-art.com/

Anticz - Ron Lemen - Heads and Hands [Learn]
http://www.anticz.com

Art Lessons by Bob McLeod
http://www.bobmcleod.com/lessons.html

How to Draw Manga
http://www.howtodrawmanga.com

Online Manga University - Drawing Tutorials
http://www.geocities.com/omuniversity/courses/courseofferings.htm

Polykarbon - Anime Drawing & Photoshop Tutorials
http://www.polykarbon.com/tutorials/index.htm

Saunders Creative aka WacoMonkey - Form and Designing [Resources > Tutorials ]
http://www.saunderscreative.com/

TeamGT Studios - Perspective, Shadow and Good Digital Painting Tutorial
http://www.teamgt.com/ft-tutes.htm

The Drawing Board - Secrets of Comicbook Art (All Stages of Comic Production)
http://www.figma.com/drawing/secretsofart.shtm

Victor Navone - Animator and Designer (Recommended Book List)
http://www.navone.org/

About.com
http://drawsketch.about.com/

Agent44 - How to Create a Mech
http://www.agent44.net/sketchbook.htm

Artbabe.com - Drawing Process in Creating Comics
http://www.artbabe.com/comicsandart/diy/diy_make.html

How to Draw Anime
http://www.omgjeremy.com/drawinganime.html

How to Draw South Park Style - Drawing Tutorial to Draw the South Park Style
http://www.worldzone.net/art/alternika/studio/ni_wp00.html

Huntfor.com
http://www.huntfor.com/design/tutorials/drawing.htm

Karmatoons
http://www.karmatoons.com

Sijun Tutorials - Drawing Habits, Basic Drawing & Head Drawing
http://www.hippytrippy.net/sijun/


Books

These are some links to amazon and other resources to give a listing of texts that are invaluable for different sorts of drawing fundamentals and ideas

Bridgman
http://www.amazon.com/exec....2217525

Vanderpoel
http://www.amazon.com/exec....s=books



Loomis

Here are two truncated texts that summarize fairly well some of the information in Andrew Loomis' various out of print books

http://www.amazon.com/exec....s=books

http://www.amazon.com/exec....s=books





INKING::
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Digital Ninja - Styles, Pens, Setup, Details, Outlines, Erasing and Finishing
http://digitalninja.killerart.net/digitutink.htm

Meth Art - Tools, Line Widths, Hatching & Feathering
http://www.methart.com/tutorials/

Larry Dempsey's Comic Book Inking Survey [More Tips & Techniques]
http://www.larrydempsey.com/inking/index2.html

Art Play Boy - Inking Tools of Jason Martin
http://www.artplayboy.com/tools.html

Al's PhotoShop Tutorial - Inking Digitally
http://www.fur.com/~almackey/tutorial/










COLOURING::
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Comic Colours - 'Cuts' Colouring [tutorials tab]
http://www.comiccolors.com/index1.html

Duder's Comic Colouring Tutorial
http://www.qualitypipeproducts.com/duder/tutorial/

Figma - "How to's" on Comic & Digital Colouring, Lettering and Writing
http://www.figma.com/howto/

HiFi Colour Design - Tutorials About Colour
http://www.hifidesign.com/insider/

How to Draw Manga - Anime Colour and Shading
http://www.howtodrawmanga.com/tutorial/cgmain.html

Merekatcreations Colouring [tutorials tab]
http://www.merekatcreations.com/

Mindstorm - Lizard Colouring
http://www.geocities.com/rmtdesign/tutorial.html

Adi Granov - Mixed Media [tutorials link]
http://www.sofos.com/adi/

Britney's Room Colouring Tutorial
http://www.shoboken.net/britneysroom/Tutorial.htm

Fred Gigabyte.com - Comic Colouring With Layers
http://www.geocities.com/shadowninja_x/tutorial.html

Genesoul - Hair, cel-style and OpenCanvas[Tutorials]
http://www.genesoul.net/

Halls of Creation - Mood/Tinting and Preparing Artwork for Colouring
http://www.neural-interface.com/hallsofcreation/tutorials.html

Meth Art - Cuts Tutorial
http://www.methart.com/tutorials/

MV Creations - Flats Tutorial
http://www.mvcreations.com/flats-tutorial/

Nethersphere.com - Colouring Jewels, Translucent Objects, Magic Effects & Highlights
http://www.nethersphere.com/tips.html

Outcaststudios.com - Colouring "The Bean"
http://www.outcaststudios.com/outside....r1.html

Psionic Design - Digital Textures
http://www.psionicdesign.com/tutorials.html

RD Graphics - Cartoon Colouring and Texturing [Tips]
http://www.tbns.net/rdgraffix/

Tenth Planet Art - Colouring Digitally
http://tenthplanetart.com/tutorials.html








COLOUR THEORY::
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Art Studio Chalkboard - Colour Wheel and Colour Complements
http://www.saumag.edu/art/studio/chalkboard/c-wheel.html

Colour Matters - Colour Theory
http://www.colormatters.com/colortheory.html

Colour Theory - Theories of Colour, Light and Photochemical Processes
http://www.bway.net/~jscruggs/color.html

Extensive List of Colour Theory Books
http://www.fadu.uba.ar/sicyt/color/bib2.htm

Sijun Thread on Colour Theory
http://www.sijun.com/cgi-bin....=000583

The PolyParrot - Colour Tricks, Tips and Recipes
http://thepolyparrot.com/colors.html












DIGITAL ART / 3D / MULTIMEDIA::
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Craig Mullins Digital Painting Tutorial - Highly Recommended
http://www.wetcanvas.com/ArtSchool/Digital/PhotoshopSuit/

3D Cafe - Huge 3D Resource
http://www.3dcafe.com

Anticz - 3D Modelling and Animation [Learn]
http://www.anticz.com

How to Animate
http://aimee.wyvernweb.com/anim/animatr.html

Animation Backgrounds
http://www.animation-backgrounds.com/home.html

Anime Sample Site
http://www1.kcn.ne.jp/~terui/pao/cg.html

Art Renewal Center - Old Masters Painting Tips
http://www.artrenewal.org/articles/2002/Parkhurst/parkhurst1.asp

Designs by Mark - Photoshop Digital Creation [tips]
http://www.designsbymark.com/

Eyewoo - Digital Painting
http://www.eyewoo.com/index_tutorials.html

Joachim Art - Creating a Mech / Character Digitally [Art > Tutorials]
http://www.joachimart.com/

Loki's Digital Illustration Outpost - Digital Matte Painter [Digital Illustration]
http://www.vigilante.net/~loki/

Painter Techniques
http://home.earthlink.net/%7Eathene/painter/index.html

Paint Shop Pro 7 Tutorials
http://www.putertutor.net/paint/psp7.htm

Wacom Tips - PS, Painter, Flash, Tablet and Other Tips
http://www.wacom.com/tips/index.cfm?category=Photoshop

Industrial Light and Magic - "Portrait Series" - Video on Staff
http://www.ilm.com/portraits_movie.html









WRITING AND RESOURCES::
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Williamsullivan Advertising - Writing for Comic Books
http://www.williamsullivanadvertising.com/joeedkin/writing.html











WRITERS::
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J. Michael Straczynski - Writer of Tv's Murder, She Wrote, Jake and the Fatman, The New Twilight Zone and The Real Ghostbusters
http://www.jeffkirvin.com/jms/










HIGHLY RECOMMENDED / INSPIRATION SITES::
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Mark Harden's Artchive - Massive Collection of Great Artists, Theory & Criticism
http://www.artchive.com/

Caravaggio - Master with Good High Resolution Images
http://www.christusrex.org/www2/art/caravaggio.htm

Craig Mullins - Brilliant Photoshop Matte Painter
http://www.goodbrush.com/

Scott Robertson & Neville Page - Concept Artists
http://www.drawthrough.com

Miles Teves - Illustrator, Painter and Concept Artist
http://www.milesteves.com/

Vebjorn Strommen - Conan Painter Artist
http://home.broadpark.no/%7Evstromm/index.htm

Gerry Alanguilan - Art Tips on General Comic Issues
http://www.laguna.net/~timawa/tips.htm

Anders Finer - Traditional, Digital and 3D Artist
http://www.andersfiner.com

Angel of Joy - CG and Traditional Artist
http://www.angelofjoy.com

Artgolem - Matthew Bayne - Illustrator, Animator, and Designer
http://well-of-souls.com/artgolem/index.html

Baxa Art - Illustrator and Concept Artist
http://www.baxaart.com/

Bob Peak - Movie Posters, Magazine Covers and Illustrations
http://mjpeak.com/bp/bpeak.html

Bradford deCaussin - Traditional, Digital and 3D Artist
http://www.malevolenteye.com/

Dan Brereton - Comic Book Artist
http://www.nocturnals.com/

Den Beauvais - Illustrator and 3D Artist
http://www.denbeauvais.com/

Derek Thompson - Illustrator of Monsters
http://www.derekmonster.com/

Devils Tower Frontier Museum - Traditional Painting
http://www.devilstowermuseum.com/

Digital Art - Huge Array of Artists and Styles
http://domain.digitalart.org/

Douglas Carrel - Illustrator
http://www.hollywoodcomics.com/carrel.html

FilRobb - Illustrator and Concept Artist for EA
http://www.filrobb.com/

Flying Islands - Digital Artistry (aka ceenda)
http://www.flyingislands.co.uk/

Frank Frazetta - Traditional Painter
http://frazettaartgallery.com/ff/index.html

Frank Vitale - Digital Artist
http://www.vitalef.com/

Iron Dragon Image Archive - Lots of Great Images of Females/Dragons/Knights in Various Media
http://www.irondragon.net

Jake Parker - Illustrator
http://www.agent44.net/

Jeffrey R. Watts - Scenic Oil Painter
http://www.jeffreyrwatts.com/

Jim Warren - Canvas Painter
http://www.jimwarren.com/

John Buscema - Comic Book Artist
http://www.total.net/~iggyowen/

Justin Sweet Gallery - Great Paintings and Drawings
http://www.justinsweet.com/

Leyendecker and Rockwell Pieces
http://www.curtispublishing.com/other-artists/html/LeyendeckerJ.html

Morgan Weistling - Painter with an Interesting Style
http://www.morganweistling.com/

Mike May - Illustrator
http://www.mikespencil.com/

Odd Nerdrum - Classical Painter
http://www.nerdrum.com/

Rinaldo - Digital Artist
http://bugglefug.cgcommunity.com/

Rolozo Tolkien Artist Alan Lee - Tolkien Artist Imagery
http://fan.theonering.net/rolozo/images.php?collection=lee

Rolozo Tolkien Artist John Howe - Tolkien Artist Imagery
http://fan.theonering.net/rolozo/images.php?collection=howe

RON LEMEN'S Site - Illustrator and Digital Artist
http://www.lemenaide.fws1.com/

Rowan Dobbs - Digital Artist
http://www.tbns.net/rdgraffix/

Sylvain Despretz - Illustrator and Concept Movie Artist
http://www.nuclearburn.com

Syd Mead - Illustrator and Concept Designer
http://www.sydmead.com

Synj - Unusual Animations
http://www.synj.net/

Terence McKenna - Interesting Artist and 'Writer'
http://www.deoxy.org/mckenna.htm










OTHER TUTORIALS::
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PolyKarbon Thread - Links to Various Categories of Tutorials
http://pub25.ezboard.com/fpolyka....9.topic

Prometheus Spawning Grounds - Materials & Practice
http://www.itchstudios.com/psg/tut_material.php

http://www.curtispublishing.com/other-artists/html/LeyendeckerJ.html

Great Overview Of An Artist's Process On A Batgirl Image
http://pmayhem.com/batgirl/






INFORMATIVE ORB & EATPOO THREADS::
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Art Books
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=50

Art Schools
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=13

Comic Colouring
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....2;t=165

Creating A Story: Take 1
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=29

Creating A Story: Take 2
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=29

Creating A Story: The World, Real People, Fantastic World
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=49

Preparing Artwork for Colouring - General Ideas
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboard.cgi?act=ST;f=2;t=27

Preparing Artwork for Colouring - Blue Pencil Lines
http://opti.res.protodepot.com/ikonboa....=2;t=33

Koro's guide to conventional tone - *Big DL
http://www.eatpoo.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=11180
*PDF - http://www.tonikoro.com/pdf/screentone_tutorial.pdf









IMAGE RESOURCES AND STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY/REFERENCES
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Anatomy Pictures of Artist - Images of People and Animals for Artists
http://www.fineart.sk/

Animetryx - Capcom and Final Fantasy Art
http://animetryx.com

Corbis - Searchable Stock Photography
http://www.corbis.com/

Costumer's Manifesto - Clothing, Costumes and Accessories for Many Time Periods
http://www.costumes.org/

Dinosaur Pictures - Very Large Selection of Dinosaur Illustrations
http://www.search4dinosaurs.com/

Ditto - Visual Search Engine
http://www.ditto.com/

Egypt and Art - Images of Egyptian Art
http://members.aol.com/egyptart/index.html

Fighters Generation - Huge Library of Fighting Game Characters and Artwork
http://www.gamegen.com/main.htm

Fotosearch - Searchable Stock Photography
http://www.fotosearch.com/default.asp?src=go+photograph

Getty Images - Searchable Stock Photography
http://creative.gettyimages.com/imagebank/

Images Central - Images from All Major Publishers
http://www.imagescentral.com/

John Cang Photography - Stock Images of Animals
http://www.johncangphoto.com/index.html

Medievil Gowns - Photos of Medievil Female Gowns
http://www.fairyfashion.de/frame.html

Philip's House of Stock Photography - "Free" Large Resolution Searchable Stock Photography
http://www.photo.net/stock/

Photo Central - Searchable Photos (Type "nudes" in Search for People Ref)
http://www.iphotocentral.com/search/search.php

Photovault - Searchable Stock Photography
http://www.photovault.com/

RedWolf Airsoft - Images of All Types of Guns
http://www.redwolfairsoft.com/

Reference Image Archive - Images of People, Animals, Weapons, Vehicles etc
http://www.planetquake.com/shattered/shine/images/ref/index.htm

The 28th Floor - Nice Figure Studies/Nude Photos
http://www.the28thfloor.com/imagema....ry_id=9

Webshots - Large Selection of Photos in Various Categories
http://webshots.com/homepage.html

Weststock - Searchable Stock Photography
http://www.weststock.com

Male Reference ::
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http://www.manscapes.com/
http://www.atpictures.com/
http://www.fineart4men.com









ARTIST PORTALS, DIRECTORIES & GENERAL RESOURCES::
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Creating Comics - Resources on writing, illustration, Lettering, Submitting, Self Publishing, Networking and Other - Highly Recommended
http://www.members.shaw.ca/creatingcomics/

Sumaleth's Link Archive - Huge Listing of Art Links [Highly Recommended]
http://www.sumaleth.com/links/

About's Comic Books Listing
http://comicbooks.about.com/

Abouts Comic Books Publishing Listing
http://publishing.about.com/cs/comicbooks/

Bud Plant - Good For Ordering Books In & Out of Print. Mini Biographies
http://www.bpib.com/

Comic Artist Direct
http://www.comicartistsdirect.com/

Comic Book Resources
http://www.comicbookresources.com/

Commissions on Copyrighted Characters - Sijun Thread
http://www.sijun.com/cgi-bin....=003481

Digital Webbing
http://www.digitalwebbing.com/

dmoz Directory Listing
http://dmoz.org/Arts/Comics/

Draw123.com - Books on Monsters, Animals and Perspective
http://www.draw123.com/

Fun Comics - Huge Listing of Publishers and Creative Talent
http://www.funcomics.com/

Komicwerks
http://www.komikwerks.com/

Online Comic Artist Directory
http://ocad.syste.ms/

Original Comic Art Websites - Links of Comic Book Artists
http://members.tripod.com/~Silver_Surfer1/comic_art_links.html

Small Press Comics - Information Relating to Small Press
http://www.smallpresscomics.com/

The Comics Journal - Information About Comics From an Art-First Perspective
http://www.tcj.com/

Writing for Comics - Glossary of Terms in Comics
http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/9925/glossary.html










ONLINE COMIC STRIPS::
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4 Seats Left
http://www.inertia-studios.com/4seatsleft/index.html

SAVANT
http://www.savantmag.com/true.html













ART SCHOOLS::
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Art Center
http://www.artcenter.edu

Calarts
http://calarts.edu

Otis
http://www.otis.edu

Pratt Institute
http://www.pratt.edu

Ringling
http://www.rsad.edu

San Francisco Art Institute
http://www.sanfranciscoart.edu

Savannah
http://www.scad.edu

School of Visual Arts
http://www.schoolofvisualarts.edu

Sheridan
http://www.sheridanc.on.ca

Watts Atelier
http://www.wattsatelier.com/



Australian
General List For All States In Australia
http://www.library.unisa.edu.au/interne....thwales

Julian Ashton Art School
http://www.julianashtonartschool.com.au/








HARDWARE / SOFTWARE::
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Jasc - PaintShop Pro, Virtual Painter, Web Draw
http://www.jasc.com

Adobe - PhotoShop, Illustrator
http://www.adobe.com/

Corel - Painter, Bryce
http://www.corel.com/

Curious Labs - Poser
http://www.curiouslabs.com/

Macromedia - Flash, Director, Dreamweaver
http://www.macromedia.com/

Wacom - Graphics Tablets
http://www.wacom.com/

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