Today’s Daily Create is to FACE TRACE! I use this ALL THE TIME! So much that it’s worthy of a blog post.
Daily Create Instructions: Use a photo of a face. Use a draw tool or your finger to draw all lines of the face on top of it. Delete the photo leaving the tracing.
I started by importing a picture of my very lovely daughter onto my iPad using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro.
cc licensed ( BY NC SD ) flickr photo shared by giulia.forsythe
I changed the opacity of the photograph on the layer before and added a new layer. All my drawing is done on the top layer. I cannot emphasize enough how much I LOVE and LIVE for layers. This is the main reason I don’t like 53 Paper NO layers! (that I can find, unless that’s some kind of extra in-app purchase?
I’m using Autodesk Sketchbook Pro but Taptrix Brushes works well too. In fact, sometimes Brushes is better because it records your brush strokes, as you will see from Tim’s excellent face trace.
In fact, Tim’s video reminded me that last week someone asked if I ever record video of me drawing. Dean Shareski made a short video at unpluggd but other than that, no, I never even thought that would be interesting.
I always aim to please, so here you go:
I sped the video up 400% using iMovie so you wouldn’t have to sit through all 7 minutes.