How to draw Firestorm

How to draw Firestorm from DC comics. Firestorm is a nuclear-powered super-hero with the ability to transmute elements. The Firestorm Matrix is a composite of multiple people bonded together, originally college student Ronnie Raymond controlling the body and professor Martin Stein giving direction as an additional consciousness.
In this tutorial, you will learn to draw Firestorm from step by step basic drawing instruction. The step by step images will show you how to draw face, body and the rest of the costume, including the flame on top of his head. In this drawing, you will see him put both his hands in the front so there will be foreshortening involve. It is very important have some knowledge of anatomy as an artist, specially if you want to be a professional commercial artist. Most of the time in American comics, the uniform are form fitting so you will have to draw character’s muscle groups. Though you don’t have to know every muscles on the body, but it is still very important to make sure that the visible anatomy is correct. The best way I would suggest to learn anatomy is to to attend life drawing session nearest you. Another method that I usually use is to to break it down into simple geometry shapes. It is a lot easier to draw once you observe the over all shape of the object or person you are trying to draw. You can always practice it even when you are not drawing to keep your brain stimulated. Very good observation exercise for artists.

Firestorm comics

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Below are step by step how to draw Firestorm from DC comics.  First, I drew the head shape very roughly.  Step two, I began to add his facial feature (eyes, nose, mouth, etc.)  Step three, I then drew both his arm aiming foreword.  Step four, I drew his flame on top of his head and some muscles on his torso.  Step five, I tried to define the rest of his body and arms then applied the costume.

how to draw Firestorm

how to draw Firestorm

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Xia Taptara (黃曉聲 Huang XiaoShēng), currently a freelance concept artist for games and films, formerly a character concept artist for ArenaNet/NCsoft (GuildWars & Guildwars 2). I also work on various projects for Game of Thrones, Square-Enix, Paizo Publishing, Fantasy Fight Games, Disney Interactive, and many publishers & clients. I use Wacom Tablet Intuos and Photoshop CS2,3,4,5 to do most of my professional art work. I use pencil, pen, and traditional medium in my free time. I founded ( in 2007 to motivate myself to create more and better art. Also I get to draw and paint whatever the hell I want to. Hopefully I can inspired some young soul and old soul alike. *QUESTIONS & COMMENT: PLEASE POST THEM ON THE BLOG. Or CONTACT ME via idrawgirls Facebook page. DO NOT E-MAIL ME. Thank you. ;-)
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