Jillian Tamaki


Feb 28th, 2010

Radio Silence.

Sorry! I’ve been in Florida again. I’m addicted!

Anyway, this isn’t really anything comprehensive… just a few excerpts from a handout on Animal Anatomy I’m putting together for my class tomorrow. I get asked to draw quite a few animals, so unlike some other things we’ve gone over in class (perspective!), I actually feel somewhat qualified to speak on the subject.

There is no formula to trick to drawing animals, or anything else for that matter. Only through observation (ideally from life), and practice will give you a fundamental understanding of structure and form. This might be a bit of a bummer to hear as a student, but I believe it’s the truth and applies to all drawing.