After the life altering experience of discovering the john k blog, i have decided to follow the step by step lessons provided in hope of improving my animation skills. That was three weeks ago. Here is a brief summary of my work:
I guess the main reason this discovery has affected me so much is the importance mr k places on the fundamentals of cartooning and animation which I tended to gloss over. the first being CONSTRUCTION
Its been three weeks and i havent really moved off this one. I started by following the Preston Blair tutorial of getting an egg and draw perspective lines. I went a bit far and decided to mould features using my kneedable eraser:
This is a great way to understand shapes in 3d space and how features wrap around objects.