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Canine Motion Anatomy by Exileden Canine Motion Anatomy by Exileden
This is a real life anatomy study of a dog in motion, showing up unique poses in motion actions.

Because, seriously, when you draw anatomy based on neutral pose and the same dog with body in motion- they are like two different worlds. I was like "oh shit, few parts of muscles have disappeared and got replaced with new ones" which was quite confusing to official anatomy reference sheets.
But that what makes so much fun and not many artists attempt to draw anatomy studies in motion besides drawing in neutral stances and they think that know everything about anatomy.

So, I encourage to study in motion, even though it's quite confusing and you'll be like all "hey, I don't agree with this atlas! All muscles seems to be totally replaced!" but after training, you'll find out.

I did a real life study based by photographing animal and study based on frozen motion on photographs and real life. Photograph is necessary, because you can actually catch in no-motion frozen picture and real life to observe.

And this is done by tablet. By the way, I didn't pay attention on drawing skulls (I left my skull model at my home) but an addition and I did bigger paws on purpose than in real, because I wanted them to be hellhounds than dogs, simply.

I might plan to do a huge chart of unique animal poses as references for artists.

For this one, you can use as a references! Let me know if that was helpful for you which it will encourage me to do massive chart of animal anatomies.
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semih639 Featured By Owner Feb 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
perfect !
NinetailedFoxGirl Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2013  Student Digital Artist
This is very helpful, thank you for sharing!
Ragnarok6664 Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Splendid! :)
Kaguetora Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Seems pretty cool!! And realistic even though it's just a skeleton with muscles!
alkanto Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2012
as a pre-vet student focusing on canine health, I LOVE these :D
WhiteCroe Featured By Owner Sep 19, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
This is so useful! :D
Frilled-Aten Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Used! [link]
Ursari Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
unelievable pretty
zbhdadgad Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Crazy helpful, mate!! Thanks for the advice, too. I need to try that now C=
Annie-Claude Featured By Owner May 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Useful yeah! Awesome!
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