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How To Draw Unguligrade Bipeds: Advanced Course by The13thBlackCat How To Draw Unguligrade Bipeds: Advanced Course by The13thBlackCat
Subtitle: Now with 20% less art and 30% more words!

On a more serious note, this is my follow-up to my ridiculously (no, I'm serious, it's ridiculous) popular tutorial, How To Draw Unguligrade Bipeds (IE: Hoofed People), dealing more with bone structure and posing. (And a bonus on the structure of cloven hooves; I didn't include one on solid hooves because you can find solid hoof tutorials much more easily than cloven hoof ones.) I know I kind of crapped out towards the end, but that's mostly because I had no idea what to talk about anymore.

So, if there's something else you'd like me to add, just ask!

Another thing: in the process of finding information for this, I came across the blog of a sculptor; specifically, the post where he worked on a satyr's legs in one of his sculptures. It's here, and I highly recommend it, because he briefly goes into muscle anatomy and in general knows a great deal more about this than I do. Anyway, the sculpture is beautiful and definitely needs to be seen.
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The-Fianna Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey, I'd just like to make a note that cloven hooves are not hard all the way around- they too have a frog like horses. 
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Even the dew claws/hooves have tiny little frogs on them haha
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The13thBlackCat Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yeah, ha, I know that now. Had a chance to examine a deer hoof. I just haven't gotten around to updating this sucker because between the two there's a handful of little errors I need to fix. XD
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Jeloonek Featured By Owner May 22, 2014
this is very helpful but i need more sketches :d ^^
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sarah-is-mythical Featured By Owner Apr 26, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
This is extremely helpful, thanks so much!! I was trying (and failing) at drawing a fursona that had deer hooves and now I know what I did wrong.
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The13thBlackCat Featured By Owner May 2, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy to help! :D
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VoxelBlock Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I found this and your other Unguligrade biped tutorial incredibly helpful! Thanks!:P
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The13thBlackCat Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm happy to hear that, I hope it's useful in your future arting endeavors. =D
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Erradox Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2014  Student General Artist
one of my favorite zoomorphic characteristics! Thank you so much for these tutorials~ <3 
They really help a lot! 
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The13thBlackCat Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's definitely my favorite! :dummy: Hooves are just the absolute best!

Happy to help out, good luck with your future arting endeavors. :3
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KirigamiRiguya Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
!!! ah, thank you, this is super helpful!
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