A site for poses

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A site for poses

#1 Post by Chairrypie » Sat May 18, 2013 1:04 pm

Does anyone know some sites where it would show random people doing NORMAL poses? I can't think of a pose for some character sprites and when I search up poses in images it usually shows models doing sexy poses so....yeah. I just want different types of regular standing poses and maybe others for cg events so I could use them as reference. Thanks in advance :wink:

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#3 Post by merdeamour » Sat May 18, 2013 1:27 pm

You don't necessarily have to search with the word 'pose'. Try these: https://www.google.com.ph/search?q=mode ... Y7prQeDkwE That's just a search with 'models + sketch'. Good luck.
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#4 Post by Semienigma » Sat May 18, 2013 5:50 pm

I tend to look on deviant art since a there are a lot of people that do stock photos for art use.
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#5 Post by Kittenanna » Sun May 19, 2013 4:36 am

If I need a realistic reference I usually hit up http://www.gettyimages.com/. Heck, there's tons of good stock photo sites out there if you poke around Google, but Getty has a huge selection. Just search "standing" or something and then narrow it down to "1 girl," "20-25 yrs old," "vertical image," or whatever it is you wanna reference.

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#6 Post by dramspringfeald » Sun May 19, 2013 11:04 am

Honestly your best resource is images.google.com OR Magazines. Just thumb through them until you find something you like. Fashion mags and Clothing Catalogs are the best.
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#7 Post by azureXtwilight » Thu May 23, 2013 4:46 am

http://www.posemaniacs.com/ is a good place, it shows various poses from different angles :D
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#8 Post by Nuxill » Thu May 23, 2013 4:47 pm

You might be able to find some good poses on Senshistock's deviantart which has a wide variety. There's a larger percentage of actiony poses but there's some standing around too. :)

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#9 Post by Hypnoplasmids » Sun May 26, 2013 1:58 pm

Someone already beat me to linking SenshiStock, but another great stock account on dA is Pose Emporium: http://pose-emporium.deviantart.com/gallery/

They have a loooot of stock aggregated from quite a few accounts, and it's pretty well organised depending on what kind of a pose you're looking for, how many characters you want in it, etc.

Plus there's a lot of good male stock here: http://drunkhobo-stock.deviantart.com/gallery/ that ranges from standing around to dynamic action poses.

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#10 Post by Vilhelmina » Tue May 28, 2013 2:35 am

I second the posemaniacs recommendation. What I do a lot is actually try the pose out for myself in front of a mirror. It's a bit like acting, actually. studying people in everyday life (like looking at people waiting for a train) is also helpful in building a mental library of poses which make sense, but unless you carry a sketch book around (and some do!) it's hard to draw from that.
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