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Over Hiatus :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 4 2 black canary :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 7 1 Batoli c6 :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 1 1 koriand'r :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 65 1 family selfie :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 13 1 kory turnaround :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 41 0 aftermath :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 5 0 wondergIRL :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 9 2 not quite an Office prank :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 1 2 Damian lineup :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 2 0 Starfire and The Outlaws :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 16 0 miss martian s2 :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 22 4 Starfire armor :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 209 11 Armor brainstorming - 3 :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 13 7 April 2014 sketchdump :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 5 0 miss martian :iconseraphatonin:seraphatonin 131 13


Claw :iconwlop:wlop 10,216 310 Noire :iconkuvshinov-ilya:Kuvshinov-Ilya 7,799 150 Over the Moon :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 1 2 Snowball Fight Collaboration :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 2 4 Art Dump 15 :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 4 7 Art Dump 14 :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 5 2 Tadashi hamada WIP :iconbrilcrist:Brilcrist 3,639 529 Starfire and the Outlaws :iconmooninja:mooninja 2 4 Ww Statuefin :iconyanickpaquette:YanickPaquette 452 25 Joshua Gallegos/Iron Giant :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 8 5 Black Light Alien :iconkatiealves:KatieAlves 3,452 157 Spidey v Deadpool :iconmeistermash:MeisterMash 233 9 My color process :icongriffsnuff:griffsnuff 4,983 157 Hey mother :iconalphashasa:AlphaShasa 7 11
Digitigrade Leg and Stilt Construction
If your character has animal-like legs, such as a fawn, a werewolf, or a gargoyle, a draenai, tauren, etc, you have probably run across the problem of leg construction. These character types require digitigrade legs to look authentic and the whole point is to look authentic, right?
For those who are confused about what digitigrade means, here is the definition (Wiki):
A digitigrade is an animal that stands or walks on its digits, or toes. Digitigrades include walking birds (what many assume to be bird knees are actually ankles), cats, dogs, and most other mammals, but not humans, bears, and a few others (cf. plantigrade, unguligrade). They are generally quicker and move more quietly than other mammals.
So let's take a peek at how we can achieve the look without breaking our shins, hanging from the rafters in a desperate effort to stretch our Achilles tendon (No, really... DO NOT DO THAT), or undergoing some sort of mutagenic gene therapy.
Some methods are more comfortable and user frie
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AlphaShasa Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Happy birthday nerd.
Jotose Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015
Great art
greenestreet Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2013
Thanks 4 the watch!