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Thoughts on Wings by Uzlo Thoughts on Wings by Uzlo
So, I did a little wing thing (Or, I did this a long time ago but never bothered to upload it). I'm no wing-major, but I thought it was funny to do and that perhaps someone would appreciate it considering how effing difficult it is to draw wings...

So, here's to all of you who care! : D

Mattias, the main model of this little tutorial-thing, is mine. His wings aren't that rainbow-ish (They look like the orange-brownish plumage one of the miniature wingpairs). It's for the sake of clarity!

Enjoy! Or something.

Edit: D....DD? ;___; *tears of Joy* Thank yoooou!

And since everyone ask me, all the time: No, I have not read Maximum ride.
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Given 2010-10-31
Thoughts on Wings by *AuroraCarina-chan is almost an anatomy class about fantastic winged creatures. Every detail is very well explained and put in a way that is easy to understand. ( Suggested by Raulzito2112 and Featured by shelldevil )
I really appreciate the thought you put into what a winged person would look like. The only thought i might add to the muscle anatomy part is the trapezoid would be larger. Other than that, i really liked your tutorial. its very realistic and well drawn.
kittyliker Apr 4, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Oh this is perfect. I can't draw people to save my life, but I'm sure that if I ever do get around to drawing my alien humanoids, that this would be helpful.

I also hope this was helpful to the artist I commissioned to be the first to draw an actual picture of my winged alien humanoids, as I understand drawing wings is damned hard at times.
AndyLupin Mar 29, 2014  New member Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, that's very very usefull. Thank you a lot!
Lupizora Mar 18, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Even though it doesn't count as a how-to tutorial, this is the most helpful thing I've stumbled across in terms of drawing humans with wings. Your notes gave a lot food for thought and I love the baby/child parts (it had never cross my mind!).

I also like the fact you pointed out different types of wings and not only the default eagle ones. That was an interesting twist and it actually inspired me to work on other types of wigs as well. Thanks!
MusicOfTheSoul Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thank you!! ~A~
IcefireArtGallery Feb 11, 2014  New member Hobbyist
the best :D
CJCroen Feb 7, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I needed this ^_^
Skully-Keys Jan 31, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful tutorial- perfectly set out! Love it!!! :happybounce:
LauraSeabrook Jan 30, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Really well thought out!
Could you do something similar with bat/dragon wings?
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