Bodies in Motion VI – Dance & Martial Arts

June 5, 2017 / New and Noteworthy

We’ve just finished a busy weekend photographing Bodies in Motion VI! Even though the banner image is a fierce Muay Thai pic from the shoot, it was actually all about dance – ballet, contemporary, and modern dance (but with a bit of martial arts thrown in at the end). I have 700 Gb of[…]

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Bodies in Motion Scans launching June 20th

May 17, 2017 / New and Noteworthy

I am excited to announce that we will be releasing the Bodies in Motion Scan library on June 20th, produced in collaboration with Metapixel Studio. The library will feature dancers, athletes, and performers (many of whom you will recognize from your favorite motions) captured in full, sculptural 360 degrees. The Scan library is a[…]

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BiM at the World’s Strongest Man

April 19, 2017 / New and Noteworthy

I recently got invited to photograph the Europe’s Strongest Man competition, the European qualifier for the World’s Strongest Man final in Botswana this summer. A handful of the strongest men in the world were in attendance including Hafþór “Thor” Björnsson (who famously plays the Mountain in Game of Thrones) and Eddie “the Beast” Hall,[…]

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Bodies in Motion Episode #3

March 4, 2017 / New and Noteworthy

This episode covers: new ballet, freerunning, and hapkido motions, artwork review, and the anatomy lecture of the elbow, plus next week’s drawing challenge. Favourite Artwork of the week Donatello by Jonathan Marks Barravecchia instagram: @jonathanmarksart THIS WEEK’S DRAWING CHALLENGE Draw, illustrate, imagine your favorite comicbook hero or villain using reference from these motions: Reference[…]

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Best of Artwork 3 – Paloma Alperi

February 15, 2017 / Best of Artwork

A beautifully observed and meticulously crafted digital sculpt by Paloma Alperi, based on reference from the Male Straps motion set. About Paloma Paloma is a Freelance Digital sculptor based in Spain. She works mostly for videogames and collectibles and does some teaching on the side. To see more of her work: ARTSTATION: artstation.com/artist/palomita INSTAGRAM:[…]

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Bodies in Motion Episode #2

February 11, 2017 / Youtube

This week’s video covers: the new photography on the site, the “fullscreen multicam side-by-side view”, best of artwork for the week, and there’s an anatomy lecture on the structure of the knee and shoulder. THIS WEEK’S DRAWING CHALLENGE Work/study/sketch/sculpt/draw from this motion: https://www.bodiesinmotion.photo/motion/8 And then upload your artwork at the bottom. I will review[…]

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Best of Artwork 2 – Maria Surducan

February 6, 2017 / Best of Artwork

We check artwork page every morning to see what interesting work artists are making with the site. One morning, not long ago, I saw the thumbnail for this piece by Maria Surducan and wasn’t sure what I was looking at. The thumbnail was small and honestly looked like a nicely backlit photo at first[…]

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Bodies in Motion Episode #1

February 2, 2017 / Youtube

Bodies in Motion now has its Youtube channel. Each week (approximately) Scott will showcase the new Motions, select the best of the week’s Artwork, present an anatomy breakdown of one Motion, and set an art challenge for subscribers. Bodies in Motion was created as a primary source to help artists deepen their understanding of[…]

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – Tom Gately

January 24, 2017 / Artist Spotlight

It is our sincere pleasure to introduce Tom Gately. For the last ten years, Tom has worked as an artist, character designer, and animator at Pixar Animation Studio. Prior to that he was cranking out amazing drawings for Disney – animating some of our favorite Disney characters of the 90’s including Quasimodo from Hunchback[…]

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Best of Artwork 1 – Calum Alexander Watt

January 12, 2017 / Best of Artwork

Over the past few months it has been an honor and a pleasure working with all the artists who have volunteered their time and talent to beta test the Bodies in Motion site.  The sketches, drawings, paintings, and studies will doubtless be adored in the Artwork section for a long while to come.  I[…]

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