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Shoulder Girdle continued... by NemoNova Shoulder Girdle continued... by NemoNova
some extra random notes concerning the shoulder girdle's muscles and mass forms. This is medium level detail considering you could choose to draw every muscle fiber, but less is most often more. Sometimes just hinting at these forms is best, but to do that effectively you gotta know them pretty darn well. 

Enjoy! I believe the next tutorial will be about elbows and knees, b/c those are tough for a lot of folks. still, I NEED SUGGESTIONS! What do you wanna see? 

special thanks to  NovaCatTrueborn for saying that a more muscle focused tutorial would help. (See! I do listen to ur comments.)  
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Darknoor Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
How to learn all this? Seems like it can take me forever to draw since I need to know all that!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's a whole life process. I'm 29 and nowhere near finished. 
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Darknoor Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I am almost 24... OMG u gave me hope D: I thought u were around 18!
But still.. it will take a lot of work. I will try to do my best, u too all the best ^_^ artist!
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Tigershark06 Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Another one I will be borrowing from.  Thanks again!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
anything else you'd like to see a tutorial on? 
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Tigershark06 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Have you ever done extreme perspectives?  Like floor up shots... I've been looking for good ref's tutorials for that and there isn't a lot to choose from.
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Alright, I'll do that next. I'll even explain what happens in a camera to make that happen and when it's good to use in a story.

-->My cinema friends can maybe help with that. 
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Tigershark06 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool... Lemme give you a follow so I know when you get it up and thanks.
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Most excellent.
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Tigershark06 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:D
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gyappumusoka Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Your tutorials are fantastically well done, and just what I, and surely many others, are looking for to help them maintain a good control over anatomy and angles in general.
Thank you very much!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm happy I could help. I'm wondering about the subject for the next tutorial. I have some tricks for colouring/painting/lighting. Maybe that. 

What would you like to see? 
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gyappumusoka Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'd love to see you make a Lighting/shading tutorial from different perspectives, if you could. Thanks again for the support!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Jun 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Most excellent. I'm working on it now.
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Wooozle-Woo Featured By Owner Jun 9, 2015   Filmographer
this took me hundreds of reference pictures to piece together on my own. thanks so much!
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:iconnemonova:
NemoNova Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sometimes all it takes is some colour coding. lol
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MikeMS Featured By Owner May 26, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for cool tutorial!
But, it looks like in a 4 row at right pic is an error with the teres major? Or I`m wrong? It must go under triceps, like on your other pics...
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey. Sorry it took so long to get back to you, and thanks for catching my mistake. I've made the change. 
---> Good call :). It's very appreciated. 
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MikeMS Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
;) (Wink) Beer Ching 
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ghost-nerdy Featured By Owner May 8, 2015  Student General Artist
Thank you this was very helpful
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dudgus2429 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015
awesome!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks :). Happy to help
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UZUMASHI Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
It's really helpful thanks a lot :)
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No problem. Happy to help how I can. 
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MeaninglessTheories Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you so much for this! I've been struggling with getting shoulders right for what feels like forever, and this has been incredibly helpful. I really feel like i understand much more now! :)
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks. That's what it's all about: knowing a little more and being able to do a little more today than yesterday.

I'm happy to have helped. 
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Krazzulimaii Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a ton for this! This is just the right jumping off point I need to continue progressing my art!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool. I'm happy I could help. 
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Iuli-Dia Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Student Filmographer
very nice 
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks, I'm glad you like it :)
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Rus-ka Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2014
Great tutorial.

The explanations are useful. Some people will only look at the pictures, but when you're trying to get better in human anatomy, this kind of explanations help to understand. And understanding is necessary to get better.
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RaelIAK Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014
Very nice explanation,  interesting,  friendly language and is pretty easy to follow!

Good contribution!  



 
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:iconnemonova:
NemoNova Featured By Owner Oct 22, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks. Sometimes I wonder if anyone actually reads these things, or just takes in the images. I'm glad you like them.  
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RaelIAK Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
Yes sometimes, there's a sense that nobody reads the "freaking" manual!! :D 


I think this is very helpful for anyone who really wants to learn to draw.
In my country there's no Cartooning Schools and I can't afford  art classes  
I read any tutorial or how to draw book that come into my hands.

I admire People like you,  You're  helping a lot of students around the world!

Best regards!  
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monsterineye Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Amazing Tutorial!
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Aug 1, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much :)
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Kmon13 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Student Artist
This is an interesting tutorial.... 

I'll make sure to add to my favs and hope it improves my own works. 
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RocCenere Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
These muscle and movement tutorials are incredibly useful. Isolating areas is great to understand what's going on. I've looked at anatomy a lot, but sometimes a slightly more macroscopic view (with colors) is what you really need.
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, it sure as hell helped me. I read michael hampton's book and that's how he clearly divided the landscape so I could make sense of it. 

---> He does kinda turn the body into a robotic-like structure so make sure to stay loose if ur gonna look it up. 
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RocCenere Featured By Owner Apr 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I literally just took out a bunch of biology/anatomy books and kind of learned how the body worked. It helped, but sometimes my anatomy is super stiff. So regardless I need to learn how to loosen the drawing joints. Haha.

Thanks for the book names! I'll definitely add them to my resource list (:
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BiPiCado Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2014  Professional General Artist
great work dude
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chaos9862 Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014
useful references!!! :happybounce: 
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Nesmeri Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Each of these is more awesome than the last! Thanks so much! :happybounce:  You should feature them in some groups, though. They deserve more views. :D
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're right. For some reason I have not gotten around to it. I'll make the rounds and post them this weekend... sometime after watching the Walking Dead :).  
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petiteUlis Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014
\o/

No suggestions, everything looks great !
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:iconnemonova:
NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks. Just trying to get better as I go. 
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Z-E-N-E-R-O Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2014  Student Digital Artist
awesome!! Thank you so much for making this tutorial :heart: gotta luv u now (((: :dalove:
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NovaCatTrueborn Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
HOLY CRAP.

The fact that you actually paid attention to me aside, this is EPIC. I draw these guys called Elementals, who are up to three meters tall and ripped as all hell and their shoulders/chest give me SO MUCH TROUBLE.

Thanks a ton, man. :D
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NemoNova Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
no problemo. Anatomically inclined characters are always troublesome. The original reason I studied all this in depth was to figure out how to draw the silver surfer.  
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NovaCatTrueborn Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well, that's a good a reason as any! :D
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