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Tkturials - Digitigrade Legs Guide by Twokinds Tkturials - Digitigrade Legs Guide by Twokinds
Twokinds Tutorials - Digitigrade Legs

Looking around Deviantart, I noticed that there weren't very many good, detailed guides on drawing characters with digitigrade legs, like those featured on my Keidran and Basitin races. Digitigrade, for those unaware, is a term for an animal that walks on their digits (toes) rather that flat-footed, as we humans do. This style of character design can be difficult for someone unused to this type of anatomical structure. Now, I am not claiming to be any sort of expert. But I have been drawing these guys for more than ten years now, and I often get asked how I draw certain things. So this is not necessarily a "how to draw" tutorial" as it is a "how I draw" tutorial, if you get my meaning.

I hope this information can prove useful for those of you who are aspiring artists, or at least interesting to those who wish to learn more about how I go about my drawing process. So without further adieu, please allow Flora to demonstrate for you how it works! Enjoy!
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AlcyoneSong Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
very nice tutorial thank you for submitting it!
Winged-hunter Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
Since I almost always walk on my toes when I'm not wear shoes anyway, it was nice seeing someone pay attention to HOW that configuration moves.
geckohero17 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Loving this tutorial, funnily enough it's helping my perspective on body structure. You taught me something I couldn't learn by looking down at my own body.
NytzN2Dreams Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Student Artist
Hello. I love this tutorial. If you don't mind, can I save this so I can study it more thuroghly? I am an anthro artist myself, so this would help me refine my own characters.
KrisFirebolt Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
That is amazing!
dhookdrake Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014
I very recently got into the comic and frankly felt somewhat inspired to do some races like this a bit. just would like to say I really like your work!
Tenchi8 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Hobbyist
Great reference art here. It is very rare to find good ones, as far as I know. But this is really awesome. Thanks for sharing this. Lately, though I have been in favor of plantigrade anthros, in my drawing style for my hybrid character. But this would certainly help for a dragon like character I've been working on. I enjoy the humor you added in the art guide, it was really entertaining. :)
dawn-giant-dragon Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student General Artist
this is so cool :D
GearWolfe Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student General Artist
Oh my god this is what I've been looking for ALL THIS TIME.
Darktail2003 Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  New member Hobbyist Artist
Cool! Ima so try this! :D

Thanks! :XD:

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