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Purely from a standpoint of pose / gesture, because I know little about lighting and less about fencing. This is a very good resource f...

Character Study: the doctah by burdge
by burdge

I have seen doctor who up to the most recent episode aired on the BBC. David Tennant's features are slightly exaggerated which helps th...



Della-Stock Gestures by slyshand
Della-Stock Gestures
GESTURE DRAWING - Today's stock provider :icondella-stock: I came across her account a while back and I finally got around to get some drawing in.  There's everything from environments to portraits to objects to full body poses and they're awesome.  I'll be back for more when I get around to some more stock people. 

Personal projects, I have an 11 second club in the works, and I have a freelance job with a work friend, so I'll try to keep things going here, but they'll be slower.

ANYONE with any ideas about something animation wise they want explained, or if you have a subject for a handout let me know and it could easily spark a new page of notes.

Stock used -

Princess.2- No TimePink
Princess.3- EnchantedFallPink
Princess.4- Running
Megara 8
Megara 8
Megara 7
Megara 7
Megara 6
Megara 5
Megara 4
Megara 3
Megara 2
Bubbly - SO COOL!
RockFrozen Gypsum
Crystal Cave
Metal Lock and Texture
Pirate Door 2
Pirate Door
My entry for the 11 second club for December 2014 - I'm going to get back into the habit, and do each month if I can :)  Its my only kind of resolution.

I've been making a Zaheer cosplay for Ichibancon, which has come and gone, and I went there as Zaheer for a day, had a ball...   I was there as Major Armstrong on Friday, Zaheer, on saturday and normal thursday and sunday...

Met Vic Mignogna (Edward Elric), Eric Vale (Kimblee) and Phil Lamar (Everything ever) and it was just so much fun... I'm waiting for the post con blues to set in.  And on the same note... I'm so god damned exhausted I could sleep for a day.

The voting is still going on for this when I posted it, if you are a voter, do vote fairly ^__^
Rough Ability Concept
This is one of my friend's original characters, and she was like, hey here are her abilities and they were neat as hell.  So I set her up in a superhero alley way fight situation and this is what happened.

She might get cleaned up by my friend, since she's on the badass side of artists that I know. 

Since this is her OC I am going to keep her name and what her actual abilities are a secret other than what you see here.

Merry Holidays and be safe and have fun on New Years :)
Real Life Figure Drawing: 01 by slyshand
Real Life Figure Drawing: 01
So I've been trying to make it a point to go and do art things.  Drawing people isn't even kind of outside of my comfort zone, so I have been going to figure drawing.

This guy had some awesome poses, and for longer poses I had water colors with me which made the whole thing a lot more enjoyable, the first time I went I only had a pen, and you can only sketch a person lying down in so many ways before you want to roll out of there.

I posted a WIP - almost final - youtube thing in the status bar, I was curious if anyone can see it?
Real Life Figure Drawing: 02 by slyshand
Real Life Figure Drawing: 02
This set is from last night.  It was quite enjoyable, the model never did any lying down poses which is great, her legs did fall asleep on her, and that sucks, but it was totally worth the sacrifice.

I'm going to start doing more in watercolor again.  I miss the shit out of some watercolor.

Hope everyone's projects are going well.
I'm going to make a series on the actual process of animating, which I have already started here

Introduction to Animation by slyshand

Planning Animation by slyshand

Animation Breakdown
Animate scene Breakdown by slyshand

Timing and spacing
Handout: Timing and Spacing and Arcs and Curves by slyshand

Gesture Drawing
Kirilee - Gesture Drawing Write up by slyshand Handout: ANGLES featuring jagged-eye by slyshand

I'm looking for specific questions to answer in the coming weeks months that need visual clarification.

ANY question you have about animation I am willing to answer, research and / or explore.

I have a few subjects in my head to go over...

Planning - Checked off*
Breaking down an animated scene
Gesture drawing / silhouette
Facial animation

While I'm not an expert in any one of these things, I feel like creating something that can be used for reference or a starting point will help anyone who may want to.  I've been less than social over the last year or two, and I hope to fix that ^__^

Ask questions, focus my brain and I will contribute.
  • Mood: Eager
  • Listening to: Typing
  • Reading: A Dance of Dragons
  • Watching: My hands
  • Playing: Borderlands 2
  • Eating: Too much and Too little
  • Drinking: only a little


Artist | Professional | Film & Animation
United States
Current Residence: The states
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Favourite genre of music: Punk (good punk), and, is Good music a genre?
MP3 player of choice: Itunes
Shell of choice: My own personal shell.
Favourite cartoon character: Batman
Personal Quote: "I'll be animating for life, and I will be learning forever because of it"

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Nerdygirl007 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks a bunch for adding my picture to your favs. I love your animations ^.^
slyshand Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional Filmographer
You're very welcome ^__^ And thank you :)
dolly-mk Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
wow ..... i love the animation <3 <3 greaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat job 
slyshand Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015  Professional Filmographer
Thank you very much :D
dolly-mk Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
MUCH welcome :)
superhilalo Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
hi love u r work do u do free lance i wont to animate feet bastinado shot for 20 second i will pay u 60 dolar for the shot if u intrest contact me on my mail ok
slyshand Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015  Professional Filmographer
Hi, this is the second time you've asked this exact question.  My answer remains no.
superhilalo Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2015
KmyGraphic Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for accept my invitation on :iconanimatie: .
Pls feel free to submit there  your beautiful work:) (Smile)
Lady in Red by KmyGraphic    
slyshand Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2015  Professional Filmographer
You're welcome and thanks for the invite ^____^

As I animate I will submit appropriate things to your group :)
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