Mark McDonnell: The Importance of a Good Silhouette

The importance of a good and readable silhouette is of extreme importance no matter in it's simplest basic forms or in the complexity of a highly illustrated visual development piece! A clear readable silhouette will allow you to speak without words and to answer anyones questions . . . even if you're not in the same room.

But where does it come from and why is this so effective?







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10 comments:

chromasketch said...

awesome tutorial.

Jon Davis said...

Nicely in depth. Excellent.
And of course, it all applies to illustration too :)

Randall Sly said...

Fantastic post... Thanks!

rad sechrist said...

Nice post!

Sam Nielson said...

Great post, something I need to attempt to do more often (I'm so lazy, I know about silhouettes but I don't bother anyway, bad on me).

Nate Owens said...

Classic stuff. The old "Famous Artists" courses emphasized this as well. Are these available in a pdf format? Thanks for sharing the basics - good strong essentials.

Louie del Carmen said...

The importance of the silhouette can never be overstated. Great post Mark.

Mark McDonnell said...

Thank you for the kind words guys. I often get caught up in the details and add too something that really does not need it. I constantly have to stop . . . take a deep breath, and continue ignoring the overwhelming coffee induced excitement to "get it down on paper."

• More to come and a big THANK YOU to Randall for organizing this house of amazing information . . .with Rad, Louie, David, Florian and the rest of the gang . . . I can't wait to see what tricks are up everybody's sleeves. Pretty amazing group of artists.

Best,

MAC

MAC

bobvilla.info said...

The best thing about art- in my opinion- is that it makes you feel free.

Art

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