Dynamic Poses/Action Poses Book? Help!

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Dynamic Poses/Action Poses Book? Help!

Post by JGrubber » Fri Nov 28, 2008 4:14 am

Hey folks,

Can anyone recommend a good sourcebook on poses for action scenes (running, jumping, swordfighting, punching, kicking etc.)? My project is historical, but I want to play up the action to make it interesting to students.

A technical title, or even a comic/GN/manga that does it well and I could study would be great.

I am really focusing on that in my own skills development, and have no access to a model to pose for me. I will post some of my recent efforts tomorrow after i scan them. I have been away from my drawing for a little while, so it was nice to come back fresh and try a new angle. Previously I was focus-studying camera angles etc.

Thanks,

john

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Post by Kid Galactus » Fri Nov 28, 2008 10:58 pm

Hey man, you don't need some professional model to get reference. Just grab a camera and some friends! :D
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Post by tylerjhutchison » Wed Dec 03, 2008 3:56 am

The Adventures of Tintin. Tintin does all of those things!! Ok so maybe Herge is not known for drawing the most dynamic of action poses... but they are all really solid foundations and you will almost always get to see full bodies drawn. Plus any scene involving a car crash has parts flying all over the place.

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