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How to Design Movie Posters Part 5: Attaching Sized Heads to Figures with Mark Westermoe

How to Design Movie Posters Part 5: Attaching Sized Heads to Figures
Now Turn Your Figures Into Recognizable Actors! Mark teaches how to masterfully attach sized heads to figures

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In this unique course, Mark Westermoe, the creator of feature film posters for blockbusters like Braveheart, Total Recall, and Home Alone, teaches you how to design a movie poster. This course will teach you how to go from developing ideas for your poster with thumbnail sketches, through preliminary drawings, all the way through to a finished poster. Mark will cover the business side of designing movie posters, including how to get into this rewarding field of work. You will also learn the history of advertising illustration, and learn many insider tricks and finishing techniques.

In this lesson, Mark demonstrates how to attach designed heads to figures, using a photocopier, scissors, and tape. Then he puts heads and figures under tracing paper and draws the composition. You will learn how to make characters look natural.


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