Tuesday, March 26, 2013
James Baxter Teaches YOU To Draw The Croods!
This is the sort of opportunity that animation fans only dream of. A series of one-on-one art lessons from James Baxter -- the pencil behind Belle! In this heaven-sent set of tutorials, Baxter takes you step-by-step through his drawing process for Eep, Grug, Gran, Guy, Ugga, Thunk and Belt.
That's right. You'll learn to draw SEVEN separate Croods characters from one of the most talented animators EVER. Even if you’re not planning to draw along, they're worth watching just to hear some art advice from an animation maestro.
Gather your pencils and paper, then click the 'Read More' link for the videos.
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Ugga
You know how I always refer to Baxter as 'The pencil behind Belle'? Well, check out the way that Baxter draws Ugga here. Her pose reminds me of that line from Belle, "With a dreamy far-off look..."
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Belt
Baxter was one of the defining artists of the 90s Disney renaissance. When it comes to drawing cute animal side-kicks, you couldn’t hope for a more qualified teacher!
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Guy
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Eep
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Grug
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Gran
The Croods Drawing Tutorial: Thunk