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>Be friends with an artist who is a total cunt>Total cunt but she would give me solid advice when it came to fashion for drawing my OC's>Had a falling out because she was a backstabbing bitch who talked shit about me behind my back to people on our discord server>We cut ties but I sneakily manage to grab screenshots of outfit designs she made for my OC before she blocks me on everything>Am trying to redraw the outfit design she made for me>Am trying to color pick correctly for outfit>Only have a shitty blurry screenshot to work from without the proper colors>She was too much of a dumb nigger to send me a finished exported image>Only sent a blurry pic of her working on the drawing in the art software, not the final piece>TL;DR Really want to use the proper colors in re-drawing an OC outfit design but I can't because I only have a blurry pic to work with>ffffffffffffuck my life
>>6680014Lmao he can't even pick colours right. How you gonna be an artist if you can't even come up with a good colour palette. I just steal all my outfit ideas from Pinterest ezHow autistic are you?
>>6680108Only retards think their shit is good enough to be stolen. Post it
All of you guys are being faggots. If OP doesn’t want to share the outfit designs for their character and only trust people through social then you guys need to leave off it. There’s a lot of art theft going on nowadays so I don’t blame OP
>>6680014>be an antisocial autistic deviantart-tier OC-tard>Be friends with an artist who is leagues better than i am,>friend is good to the point she has legit bragging rights,>Iam an uninspired nigger so i steal friends outfit designs,>iam also a shitty art thief so my theft only gets me blurry shit i cant use,>i make a thread on an iranian crosscountry forum crying and bitching about my fail,>TL;DR Really want to use the proper color but im an unoriginal thieving fuckwit.>ffffffffffffuck my life(always blame others for my wrongdoings)you are a nigger and a faggot for making this thread.
How to know when a character design is balanced or too much? Getting out of my Nomura phase
>>6680000If you can draw the same character design from multiple angles in the same amount of time, or less, it takes you to draw it once, it's a balanced design.
How do I get better at coming with character designs?
OCsMake a lot of them and put effort in it.
Do it a lot. What, did you expect some magic trick?
>>6679944>>6679951>>6680329Wrong>>6679942Understand your audience. Who read garbage shonen like hunterxhunted? Edgelords, is killua edgy? Yes. Therefore, people like him. If you care about character design you should look for somebody else though, Togashi is garbage at it and his manga get carried by the plot, not the visuals.
gen dont know where to post this but i found this artist on instagram (5outho) about 5 months ago. In love with their stuff man. I'm just wondering how to shade like this. It looks cool as hell
Name is Kanye East
>>6679830I smirked a little.
I'm in the middle of my Romanticism phase.
I wish I could paint like that but I barely know how to draw.
>>6679822>I'm in the middle of my Romanticism phaseHow does this reflect in your own art?
>>6679822What's the greatest artistic period and why is it romanticism?
>>6680001I don't have art. I haven't drawn anything since I was in middle school.
>>6680524>/ic/>I haven't drawn anything since I was in middle schoolyep, checks out
Why aren't you doing this new trend /ic/?
Fan art is the way
>>6679818I don't need to do fanart to be successful.
>>6679978Trends really aren't that good for long-term engagement for the reasons >>6680175 outlined: you're basically pissing in a sea of piss. Only do trends if you find them actually fun to draw. If you go into them expecting to get a billion likes and followers overnight you will be sorely disappointed. It's a casino with the odds stacked a mile high against you.If you want something that'll definitely help (not necessarily guarantee instant success, mind, but it's better than nothing), just find a niche and draw fanart of things you like. A lot of people here have the impression that fanart has to be this slog you have to do for the twitter algorithm and you have no passion for it yada yada yada when that really isn't the case. Unless you're a total media luddite there has to be /some/ game, show, movie or whatever that you enjoy, and drawing fanart for that is an easy win-win. It's definitely a bit more of an uphill battle if that franchise is really saturated (like nintendo stuff) but niche obscure anime/games generally have smaller, more attentive fanbases.But yeah if you want followers, give people a reason to follow you- and drawing fanart of a series that you like is a pretty good reason
imagine literally jumping on bandwagons to use your art as a means of scraping attention instead of drawing what you love because you love drawing LOL10 years later and /ic/ still has some delusion about trying to have an art career from doing nothing but posting porn on twitter hahahahahaha
>>6680315You don’t draw
Is chicken scratching ALWAYS bad?
you could always do better
only when you do it because it looks like shit
I'm going to Alice
>>6679760It can be used to show anxiety, make an image more frightening, or give a purposely sketchy look etc. Generally speaking though, yeah, it makes the image messier and busier than it should be.
does make nigger souls feel a bit more spooky
Which is the correct route for drawing. Drawing from nothing or using references
>>6679754It's just a phase.
>>6679754copying a photo’s composition isn’t drawing from reference design the image as you want it and then look up reference for INDIVIDUAL ELEMENTS you need it forif you can’t draw a figure sitting in a chair without a photo of one, you can’t draw
>>6679754you need bothyou need to have references in your head, otherwise you wont be able to draw anything
>>6679799>>6680127how do you draw the "texture" from your references?for example, while i was doing my fundies i was drawing a fruit but i had a hard time trying to put it on paper for me it's like i'm analyzing each of the scratches and dirt like an autist and trying to draw it and it ends up looking like an inconsistent shit
>>6680567Squint or take off your glasses to see what is important, draw some texture that is obvious, but don't sweat details like that, imply texture, don't have to copy it all outright. When drawing a wrinkled face, don't make a railroad of the poor old fella.
Has gaming addiction disproportionately caused issues for artists? Can gaming addiction ruin your art skills?
no video game seems fun anymore.
>>6679749I actually have a drawing addiction because I developed a bad habit of procrastination when I entered university for engineering. Drawing makes my problems go away for only a little, much like what cocaine does to people.
>>6679791you should be glad you feel this way instead of mindlessly droning about a videogame which accomplishes nothing but time loss.
>>6679928She’s hot. Also, you’re gmi
let's discuss faces. What makes a good face in your opinion? i feel like faces are probably the most important part in a drawing. When is it too little detail, when is it too much detail? is it possible to make unattractive faces appealling or at least not tumblesque?
>>6679727I like current anime faces. The general idea of "anime style" on this board feels very outdated.
>>6679842stay down sub human scum
I think a big part of appeal is how you draw faces. And drawing them perfectly realistic is a surefire way to erase any appeal from your drawing.
>>6679727There are no standard desu. Even the "Tumblr style" have a huge fanbase. It up to the artist to discover what is pleasant and unpleasant to self and others
>tfw western cunny artist>can't post on /beg/ because i'll be called a pedo>can't post on /lsg/ because i'll be called a westoid
>>6679717You could stop being a pedophile
>>6679935You could stop perceiving me as a pedophile for drawing cartoons
>>6679908Not that guy. It's insane how much of a shitstorm he whipped up for simply posting lolis in the loli general, though.
I posted in /lsg / once, they were nice enough. Pyw anon, I promise I won't say anything negative.
>>6679946no one really cares ppl just shit posting
Any artist's coloring tutorial guide videos you'd recommend? I've seen some artists mention in the past that they have some up on gumroad for purchase, but i don't know which ones are worth it if any at all.yes, i know it likely depends on what i ultimately want my art to look like, but i would just like to see in general if any of you have something to recommend that worked for you. i figured i can learn from good tutorials then adapt them to the way i want my stuff to end up looking. i guess just avoid hyperrealistic looking shit that requires 40 hours to complete, because i do not have the patience or time to devote so much into one picture. i'm talking a color render shading process that would take under 3 hours.
One day I'll be beautiful, 10 months since starting my little hobby, piece by piece.
do another in 1 year
>>6679652I will. My next piece won't have highlights that look like splooge, hopefully. It's in the notes for next time.
>>6679651I see some improvement. Although in my opinion a lot of it looks traced. Tracing is fine if you're brand new though, since you get to see the contours of the body up close that you'd usually not see upon first glance. For now I would work on values and poses :) keep going anon!
>>6679702Yep, it's mostly tracing :). I've found that if I do something on paper, I can kind of visualize what it might look like traced, so in my way I'm sort of "burning in" that shapes to see them more naturally on the page. Thanks for the tip!
I thought this one was nice, but the shading and anatomy sucks ass. Please work on the shading, just look up some tutorials on how to do it. And for the anatomy just look up human references, or drawings from other people, anime drawings tend to be inaccurate to human anatomy. They'll have long skinny fingers instead of meaty rounded fingers like humans do, so there's that to consider.
How do you draw consistent perfect circles?>You don't need toHow do you draw the cranium, then?
>>6679576Practice.And freehand circles are never "perfect", only "good enough"
>>6679977can u free hand half a cricle?
The cranium isn't a perfect circle anyway, it's more like an egg with the sides shaved off a bit. As long as your cranium shape is vaguely spherical/ovoid it's ok.
>>6680080Probably. The hardest part is looping the circle. But in general I don't have much line control. When I do those line exercises with curves, connecting dots etc. I get an okay result, but for someone who has been drawing this long I should probably be nearly perfect at this point. But I almost don't draw trad.
how do you draw consistently with unmedicated adhd? i chug two red bulls every morning and limit distractions but often i'll only be able to draw for an hour at best before i mentally and physically cannot move my pencil anymore. i try to aim for 4 hours a day, 2 for free drawing and two for practice and i never complete it, what do i do?>medsnot in a situation where i can get on them, don't want to get into detail
>>6679924if you can progressively come to eat rather light and diverse that's great. Keep things simple: like toss pieces of raw veggies & fruits in a bowl, season to taste, and tada, here's a 5min prep delicious mealmeditation can help too.doctors are weird. some of them are great, but some of them will just find way to make money of your back.
>>6679518Go to a doctor and get a prescription for ADHD medication. Problem solved.
>>6679518>unmedicated ADHDaka self diagnosed ADHD. I wonder how much you work out. (you dont)
>>6680284>unmedicated = undiagnosedkill yourself.
Do you think Weebs wouldn’t trash western art as much as they do now if anime art and subculture wasn’t popular to hate back in the 2000s and early 2010s? All the negative reactions they have to non-eastern art regardless of quality seems to be born out trying to get back at the /co/ retards that showed so much disdain towards anime/manga.
>>6679460Norms weren’t on the internet pre 2010 and everyone pretty much kept to their own communities. You’ve had your youtubers making fun of weebs wearing naruto headbands or western girls dancing to the Haruhi dance but that’s about it. Not until norms flooded the internet and influencers attacking the subculture; especially with Filthy Frank. Anime style was of course hated (in art communities) because everyone’s dog wanted to work at Blizzard on the next Xpac of WoW except most people didn’t know what it meant to be a concept artist. They just said “I wanna be a concept artist”.
>>6680317>the original Castlevania plotsPlots? Which plots?
>>6680335Beat bad guy Save DamselBeat bad guyWhoa you are a girlThen Alucard came and finally, we get the more serious plots, even if they are comically over the topDracula is meant to be a staple villain that gets beaten over and over by the BelmontsNetvania starting the plot by saying that the Belmont family got exterminated by the Church made me facepalm myself.
>>6680335My biggest grip to Netflix vania would always go to CarmillaIn the game, she completely submits to Dracula. She's willing to betray her allies and offer her soul just to impress him. Carmilla is a seductress with obsessive love.In the Netvania, she became a GoT character obsessed with power and all I can think of was what?Why would you want to usurp Dracula when not even the Belmonts can kill him. Either you serve him or fight him. You don't get to replace him - that's Aria of Sorrow plot
>>6680339>>6680347TL:DR mutts should not change foreign IPs to suit their tastes. This also applies to non-japanese IPs as well.
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>>6680070damn brat!her arm is too short for the length of the torso (or vice versa) and nipples are a bit too low
>>6680070really good tummy but the mouth is off and her eye is too big
>>6680070cute belly, chest and cunny ToT
I this a good character design?
>>6679416>>6679940>>6680104Try giving her the gerudo nose (stylized, not detailed like op)
>>6680104>massive fuckoff eyebrowsI think shes plenty distinctive, broski
>>6679416The pauldrons are kinda dumb. Either do a proper fur collar or pauldrons without fur with cape attached over them or to them. And, frankly, fur collar doesn't work with her light arabic inspired pants. If you want fur in the neck area make her hair longer.
>>6680104If you have to make your character ugly in order to be more distinctive, you're going about it wrong. Nobody wants to look at an ugly face unless there's a SPECIFIC reason as to why the character is ugly.
>>6679416The top is kinda boring/low effort
What's are best IP to make fan arts of that can make me popular enough.>inb4 vtuber's mobage, and pokemonToo popular. I would just get flooded. I just want a niche that's small enough to stand out on but still big enough to make a name for myself
I'd tell you but I don't want more competition
>>6679554just so you know, the people who follow you for fanart follow you for fanart. you will get some who care about your personal work but a majority will just ignore it. Keep that in mind so you can actually consistently sprinkle your content in between fanart rather than just drawing a bunch of fanart and expecting people to give a shit about something completely new and unrelated.
>>6679995Eh, not reallyIf your art is good, people would follow you regardless of the theme of your artLatching on a community just ensures that you can maximize exposure as much as possible
>>6680026>assuming op's art is good