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IF YOU ARE A /BEG/INNER IN ART, please use this thread to post pieces for critique or ask for advice. We should not have to make new threads or post in the Drawthread with our fundamental exercises.

Previous Thread >>3847201

Feel free to post even the smallest exercise you have done to show you are still trying, or you literally are never going to make it

>screenshot the image and post that instead
>change camera capture settings to something smaller
>send to computer and resize in MSPaint

READ THE STICKY if you need guidance when you haven't even started

Sticky: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uwaXKU7ev6Tw_or__o8ARpUb6r2rCZYJGqwSFV9AD98/edit#bookmark=id.15jx3pyuimvj

TRY TO GIVE PEOPLE SOME FEEDBACK - many studies are left unreplied, which is a bit sad and can be quite demotivating for the people that try their best to improve, but are left directionless.

REMEMBER, if you've just started out you work will not be good, it doesn't need to be, just get in to the swing of actually drawing, and learning how to study. Most of all, enjoy it.

"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."

>> No.3850965

I don't like this image.
Make a new thread.
how dare you

>> No.3850966

at least you're not 27 and feeling the same way...

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you need a mix of good and bad anon

>> No.3850975

Any examples of anyone that started as a complete and absolute beginner above the age of 25 and actually gotten good?

>> No.3850976

I'm on the same boat as you, except I'm 18 and started drawing like 2 years ago, still shit up to now. I most likely wasted my youth on playing video games and watching shit

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>> No.3850984
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Lemmy memes are good
Her waist/crotch doesn't really make sense because I didn't bother constructing the whole thing

>> No.3850990

what does 'good' mean?

I know Wootha and Rigney both started at like ~28 and they have industry jobs for big clients, but they're both using 3D/photobash.

And while there's nothing wrong with that, I personally don't know of any illustrator(pure 2D) that would start so late and gotten jobs for big clients.

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does my anatomy looks not shit? from memory i cant draw hands yet

>> No.3850994


dams i better star drawing memes

>> No.3850995

That's pretty good for a memory drawing. You can bring this to great if you use some reference and work with planes next time.

>> No.3851004


I'm 24 too and just began to take drawing seriously about 3 months ago. I used to feel in a hurry a lot but nowadays I just don't care that much, this is the mindset that finally gave me the discipline

>> No.3851016

It's an edit of a Twitter screenshot I didn't actually post it anywhere

>> No.3851077
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The body total proportions are correct, and muscles are okay in term of shape and placement, however not correct in terms of size, pecs need to be lower and abs subsequently smaller, something like this

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>> No.3851142

>I'm 18
>I wasted my youth
Neck yourself.

>> No.3851143

shit thanks redlinechad

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>> No.3851162

Hello fellow 27 bro.
Been drawing on and off since I was 18. Mostly off, so I never accumulated any skill and I feel like I'm basically at square 1. I've kept up a pretty good practice routine the past couple of months though.

>> No.3851163

Would the answer matter either way? Why should you let it change your behavior?
If you want to learn how to draw then learn how to draw.

>> No.3851182

Looks like a poor trace job.

>> No.3851188

Lack of definition stems from me going about making the underdrawing all wrong, or rather to detailed for my skill level with paint to much and just trying to salvage it by trying to hit the shapes to give better impression of a flower rather than sticking to my sketch and steps I mixed, because sticking to it with a beg tier brushwork wasn't making it look good

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Going to post progress on this piece I will actually try to finish.

>> No.3851329

Rather shaky strokes and inconsistent line thickness.

>> No.3851339


The head is too big and arms are too short

Remember that the wrist is usually aligned with the top of the femur

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Thanks for the advice, I couldn't understand why it was so flat. Will try to do better !
Trying some new ways to sketch faster.

>> No.3851351

Thanks. I always didn’t quite know where the wrists usually go.
Now to decide wether I‘ll try to change that before inking or press on with finishing the thing and save the advice for later.

>> No.3851358


I'd suggest you make another one, you'll get more practice that way

I also suggest you look into this book, it's very helpful. I'll take a photo of some useful pages and post it here when I get home (the pdf version I found online weirdly doesn't have those pages)

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shit, forgot to attach the picture

>> No.3851367

Ah, that one. It’s already on my list but I have yet to read it.

>> No.3851390
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I was told I belong here instead. I have been trying to work on different perspectives and I can seem to grasp the small adjustments needed to make this correct. I know the tucked leg needs to be longer and tucked closer to the body. I will also show the original sketch. Can you help me figure out what I need to adjust? I can’t figure out the head the most. It’s driving me nuts. I spent hours and hours redrawing the head...

>> No.3851392

I assume you took heavy reference for the lower body, if not just traced it, as the upper body placement is not at all as consistent or accurate as the lower. She has little to no midsection, her arm with the crossbow is dislocated, head is too small, the neck too thick, etc. Stay away from colors, as you should be focusing heavily on b/w perspective and anatomy and basic drawing if anything. Also, draw the figure nude, this is not to create nsfw smut, but to help you better understand anatomy, as clothes are usually a later addition, and clothes have been used as a mask to hide said lack of understanding. Go on /s/, find some complex poses, and draw them, don't trace them, draw them.

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Here’s the original sketch

>> No.3851397

What's with the mouth/jaw rectangle?

>> No.3851399
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I honestly cannot draw clothing. That was my trying, I can only draw naked people. I don’t understand how they drape and bend I guess. I will show you what I used for a reference, the only thing I traced was my digital drawing of my hand made drawing.

>> No.3851400

Trying to figure out where to put the lips

>> No.3851402

Start with a gesture and try to get the proportions right. It feels like you're just drawing a stick figure as a basis.

>> No.3851409

Forehead and upper head need to be extended up, it looks like someone chopper her upper head off just at the brow. Lower jaw needs to be extended down some more, ear too small and misplaced. This is a hybrid symbol drawing that vers on the symbolic side.
Again, hybrid symbol drawing, is there an actual model, or was this made with your imagination with or without reference? You can get away with the under jaw on this one, but reduce the eye size, and the cheek and side jowl should be partially hiding the side of her nose and lips. Also, this is for both, the hands on both are way too small and bony. If you do studies of fingers and hands, you'll see that they are quite thick and sausage-like.

>> No.3851411

This. Do timed exercises as well to help push you faster. Such as 10 sec., 30 sec., 1 min., 5 min., 15 min., 30 min., and 1 hr. Timed gesture drawings will force you, your mind and skills to work and improve faster.

>> No.3851412

Like the circle proportions thing? I had never tried drawing with the outline I did. I just thought it would help me figure out where to put the joints. But I guess that’s making me tighten and flatten everything? Go back to circles?

>> No.3851417

I guess I’m a noob and don’t know what gesture drawings are. Like and expressive pose?

>> No.3851420

Check this out also, add time, and draw.
Also, just skim through this, and get behind some of the lingo and understanding too.
No shame in it, and essential yes, its a quick method of drawing, read over this and get behind the lingo, no worries or rush.

>> No.3851425

Also, here's a quick wiki to better explain it.

>> No.3851426
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I highly recommended, specially for beginners. Here are the pages I was talking about

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>> No.3851429

I looked up girls sitting in windows and downloaded a bunch of pictures. I studied them a bit and picked out one I liked the most (the one I drew the symbols over) I sat my phone on my desk and just kept looking at it while I drew. The way you explained the head helped me figure out why it looked so weird. I need more practice for sure.

And about the hands, I know they are really thin but I just find that more attractive. The knuckles I struggle with because I feel they aren’t defined enough. Should they be less defined then?

>> No.3851431

I know anatomy pretty well but I guess I don’t know the proportions. I know bones better than muscles so I feel that makes them look so skinny/lifeless.

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>> No.3851435


Do gesture drawing, it helped me a lot with proportions

>> No.3851436

I’ll have to do that then. I appreciate all the help everyone ^_^

>> No.3851438

The face is quite a complex structure, many people just work on it as a partial spherical, curved oval, like the back of a spoon and add eyes, nose and a mouth to it, and nothing else. That's why people tend to have a rough time with doing faces other than essentially partial profile. You have to take into consideration the various indentions, jaw, under-jaw, rises and falls of the face, brow, cheeks, etc. I would do some studies on skulls (bone) too, from different angles and understand at least where things are most extreme in depth and indentions, notably the cheeks and jawlines, as when you add muscle, and tissue, it reduces the extremes of the expressions of the bare bones and kind of smooths things out, but understanding the under workings of the face will help a lot. When drawing a face, think of a skull, not a face, strip everything down to a skull, and then things fall into place a little better, but that's only 1/4th of the battle.

>> No.3851439

Thank you ^_^ I will practice these things.

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I tried the two value drawing from the sticky, can anybody give me feedback?

>> No.3851444

I tried the two value drawing from the sticky, can anybody give me feedback?

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>> No.3851446

Do some value scale exercises, draw 5 squares in a row, then, color one in completely black on the righter most side of the last box, leave the left most side white but don't add anything to the white box, now work your way from the darkest/pure black box, slightly decreasing the darkness/value until you get to pure white from pure black, in each other box. I hope I articled that well enough. As for your values, there's only 2 values, semi-black and white, there should be more shades of greys, and blacks in there.

>> No.3851447

Thank you. I’ll have to get out my old A&P books and study again :p it’s been a long time... practice practice practice

>> No.3851449

See below response.

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Essentially, lightest to darkest in 5 different squares, in a row, side, by side.

>> No.3851453

OK, thank you!

>> No.3851459

there's a lot of shit to do now. Everything's so advanced that you need to "re-learn" everything and on top of that, learn everything recent to actually apply the knowledge. Literally wasting years of your life. Not doing shit until like around 20 is still retarded for me, now I really regret not giving a fuck in class. I can only hope for anti aging now.

>> No.3851467

Its not that big of a deal honestly.

>> No.3851472

What isn't?

>> No.3851478

What the fuck are you on about.

>> No.3851481

What isn't a big deal?

>> No.3851488
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Ok, I redid the value test from before. Any better?

>> No.3851502

CGPeers registration is open again tomorrow, lads.
1st and 15th of each month.

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You should post a comparison pic, too. All I can say is that you should probably learn perspective and form first, because the cast shadows are inconsistent. Also, I think you should aim for a material(like matte) before doing values. Values are heavily dependent on their materials. For example, metals have a small threshold, whereas matte has a larger threshold (for light and dark). pic related for example. After deciding on a material, make/draw/paint it consistent across objects.

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How's muh form/ construction?
I'm fairly certain the left leg is fucked, though.

>> No.3851532

big yikes on both legs

>> No.3851540

Yeah, they've been a consistent weakness.
That's the next hill to climb, then. Thanks.

>> No.3851551
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i did this sketch recently.

How /beg/ am I?
/co/ regular first time posting here

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Learning to draw faces. He last few times I tried to draw a female face it came out looking like a male because of the proportions and blockyness of features. I know a woman with a strong jawline, but when I look at her, it’s obviously a woman, so there must be more nuanced differences between squared vs rounded features - what are they?
Pic is the first one that looks female, without reference.

>> No.3851561

Looking good. Hard to say how /beg/ you are, but you're probably on your way out the /beg/ door.
Tighten up the line confidence, anatomy and values a bit, though.
>the pocket might be too small for the left hand
>the right hand looks a bit to small, like the fingers aren't connected to metacarpals
>the head's kind of tiny, although I understand that's for effect

>> No.3851569

Not bad anon, but you seem to be symbol drawing. If you look at something like Vilppu's video series' on constructing the head, you'll have a much easier time of things, although make sure you're familiar with rotating forms before you do.

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I still have problems with line confidence, my inking is still very hesitant, like i need to be a little more sure of what i wanna do before drawing.
As for hands, yeah, I tend to not really take my time to make them alright I think. I need to work more on them as I noticed I usually go with symbolic hands if that make sense, like I have in my mind a catalog of like 9 differents poses for hands.

I've been drawing for many years now, but for the last 2 years i've been seriously trying to improve myself. I'm making slow progress but still, I need to be more analytic with how i draw i think

pic related is the same character drawn last year and 2 years ago

>> No.3851583

Thank you anon. I guess I've got a lot to learn.

>> No.3851586
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Picasso isn't gonna make it.

>> No.3851614

>I have in my mind a catalog of like 9 differents poses for hands
>I've been drawing for many years now, but for the last 2 years i've been seriously trying to improve myself.
I think you might be me, but for your sake, I hope you're younger.

>> No.3851617

Try seeing every line you make relative to an imaginary horizontal line, and guestimate the degree at which it's placed.
I've done that fucking exercise a dozen times, and the line proportions still fuck me over every time.

>> No.3851619

Although that said, not too shabby. Get some printer paper, though.

>> No.3851621

i'm 28 man :( I think i'm making steady progress, but yeah.

>> No.3851623

You're younger. Barely.
Eyes on the prize, anon.

>> No.3851638

Thanks. I was kinda trying to do that, but obviously I need a lot more practice to get an eye for proportion and relative position like that.

But yeah, alright, I'll start drawing on printer paper from now on, at least for anything more serious than practicing lines or cubes.

>> No.3851649

thank you. My goal is to publish a comic/graphic novel one day. The sooner, the better.

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bored at work

>> No.3851658

Aren't you supposed to raw it upside down?

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I'm not even sure what happened. But God damn this was fun to say in the least to draw upside down. Safe to say I'm definitely NGMI.

More on that, what does it mean when to not draw from symbols and to draw from value? Do you shade certain parts or do you make shapes then shade?

>> No.3851681

Another thing in common.
Godspeed, /co/mrade.

>> No.3851682

Make shapes with value. You can't symbolshit when you're basically copying the exact shape in isolation. Use grids and a window if you have to to understand what I mean.

>> No.3851699

Did it not occur to you that I might have flipped it over after I finished it?

>> No.3851711
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should i get out of here or is this exactly where i belong?

>> No.3851714

needs bigger tits
the tits you're drawing right now are borderline pedophilic

>> No.3851715

You're right at home. Don't feel discouraged: complete a few books and produce a decent body of personal work and you'll be leaving us behind in no time.

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not him but for the past few months, (almost a year now) ive been autistically doing every single thing in this book in exact order and copying all the gestures, because thats what i thought /ic/ wanted.

is it ok if i look at the ACTUAL anatomy parts like the one you described in michael hapton's book? i feel so ready to fucking do it instead of patient build up, i wanna learn my anatomy

>> No.3851721

ty, i'll start posting here then. there's comfort in having a place to belong...

>> No.3851723

Just draw whatever you want, do what you think will help you. Stop following some prescribed sequence of studies laid down by a random neet, literally can’t imagine being this much of a cuck.

>> No.3851726

Aye, misery loves company, and all that. Plenty of places to start, too, depending on what you want to tackle first.

>> No.3851743


Copying is a nice way to study but don't do just that, make sure to apply that knowledge to your drawings from imagination or from reference.

About going into anatomy just mix it into your current schedule, you don't need study just a single subject, make a schedule if it helps you

>> No.3851746

Not him but I still don't even understand what the fuck a gesture drawing is. Supposedly you're not meant to draw contours but half the shit I see people end up drawing rough contour lines anyway instead of just "lines of action" or whatever

>> No.3851748
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Imagine a stick figure, except the sticks are noodles connecting head to body to limbs, all based on the overall "flow" of the body's s-curve.
The noodles are running a relay race, passing on the flow of the gesture.
When you want to get a pose and you take a gesture, you're looking for the attitude of the pose rather than an accurate representation of the form.
It's basically just a loose extension of the Line of Action to include the limbs and the attitude of the head.

>> No.3851752


I know man, I still didn't grasp gesture correctly but I kind of understand how it works, Hampton's book helped me a lot because he is more descriptive instead of some "feel the flow" kind of talk.

It's better if you watch someone do it and try to mimic for a few times, Vilppu has some good stuff on youtube

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First time drawing people sitting down, I think the arms are a bit fucked.

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Your problem is that you have no conception of how to depict 3D form on paper/drawing surface. Also, the reference you chose isn't very good, especially for your level of skill. There's a lot of overlapping body parts, half of her body is hidden behind her leg, and there is no strong light source.

Try Drawabox to learn how to draw 3d forms, then read Loomis to apply that knowledge.

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Yeah, you're definitely not /beg/. You have a solid enough grasp of perspective, form, and anatomy. You're actually much better than I am, desu.

>> No.3851780
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Wtf am I doing wrong with my heads? Why do they always turn out so shitty? Am I just using bad refs?

>> No.3851784

Today I made the Loomis sphere model in 3D to help me a bit, maybe yall /begs/ will like it


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Fucked up the link, here's the right one


And also an image of how it is

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>> No.3851796
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I'm drawing so slow, these were almost 10 mins each

>> No.3851804
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I think I'm finally starting to really understand head construction

Lines are messy af though

>> No.3851805

whats a good place to get references for cool action poses

>> No.3851806

necks are a bit too large

>> No.3851816

Post your work

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Any comments on how to fix the perspective? Its suppose to be birds-eye, but how much more can I exaggerate it?

>> No.3851834 [DELETED] 

Check out my sick latest doodle.

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Check out my sick latest doodle. Though that thing on the left was supposed to be an ant head if you rotate it but people just think it's a funky alien

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I also have this in the works, any fatal flaw you can notice? I want to finish it maybe even some digital coloring. Pic looks worse than irl.

>> No.3851851

When drawing a webcomic is it better if you aim for a simplistic style or a more advanced art style?

>> No.3851852

How do I get a solid grasp of perspective form and anatomy

>> No.3851876

Thanks for taking the time to do this my man and thanks for the reading suggestions.

You're right about 'for all it's worth'. Didn't tell me exactly what I needed to know but gave me a much better understanding of how shit works.
For example can make sense of your picture, which would have been nearly worthless to me if I hadn't actually applied myself to actually learning something.

You have helped your fellow artist and are a good man.

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How bad am I on a scale from 1/10?

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I know I fucked the hood and the filters but im to dumb to know how to fix.

>> No.3851924

I'm waiting on keys to drawing, if this gets lost in the mail like the last book I ordered from Amazon I will burn my pencils

>> No.3851925

Why are things suddenly clipping off on the left? Study perspective and form, try to draw what you see.

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Throw me anything, I want some gainz

>> No.3851930

hello, i'm aiming to draw a comics series and i'm trying to get as much references as possible. Does anyone have a manga/comics page (or even something that you can draw) that shows guns firing ? Preferably a minigun. I seriously have no idea how to make the bullets look good on paper

>> No.3851952

Is it true that I need to draw 200 gestures a day for practice?

>> No.3851955

The drawings looks way too much like one of those wooden sculpture things.
You should find a more life-like way to use construction and do it with less defined lines.
The idea of construction is to get a good idea where your drawing is gonna be, not to actually do the finished lines.

>> No.3851956

I mean, it would certainly help, but you don't *need* to. Just don't burn yourself out.

>> No.3851970

So basically I should invest on more organic lines like curves and stuff like that?

>> No.3851987
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Anatomy. More anatomical shapes. Or Vilppu, get some twisting and overlapping forms in there. Make your gestures have rythym and flow.

>> No.3851998

Gotcha, and thanks for giving me a path to land on

>> No.3852019
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Oh-oh my gosh dude
Holy wow, is this your art? Can I get a blog? Source? That construction is THICC AF BRUH.

>> No.3852021
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So I've made lineart for this background and I want to digitally paint it, but I just realized I have no idea where to start when it comes to kind of brushes I should use, ect. Anyone know a good tutorial? I'm using FireAlpaca.

>> No.3852029

Yeah, didn't pay much attention to that part to be honest,

>> No.3852043
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Starting out sketchs, i been posting in another thread but someone told me to come here

>> No.3852045
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>> No.3852048

PROTIP: Samefagging is when you're pretending to be two different people in the same thread. Lurk moar b4 trying to use the lingo.

Pretty decent /beg/ stuff though. Keep working on your Loomis and feel free to peruse the sticky for more books.

>> No.3852058

How do I work on my lines? When I'm doing digital, shit always looks very wobbly and ugly. I don't want to abuse the stabilizer either.

>> No.3852070

Very much doubt it's him, https://twitter.com/kokimantarou/

>> No.3852071
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>fucked up hands and legs

>> No.3852074
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FUCK forgot to resize

>> No.3852111

Any /beg/s here use iPads? What software would you recommend? I'm using MediBang Paint, it gets the job done (and it's free) but I wonder if there's something better.

>> No.3852118

Procreate, looks pretty nifty.

>> No.3852133

Is it alright that I tend to use the marquee tool to adjust my drawings?

>> No.3852143
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Anyone mind filling in the gaps in here for me? I have no idea how and can't find any references.

(It's a female btw).

>> No.3852153
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Added an Okapi !

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>> No.3852190
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I think this turned out alright, its my first digital drawing. Still need to learn better anatomy though.

>> No.3852192

Procreate. You have to learn how to make brushes to get the most out of it, but even that is easy and all the gesture controls actually work. Wouldn't recommend an iPad to total /beg/s, it won't make you better or less lazy and it's only good for painting and watching videos of cats.

>> No.3852201

Not sure if it's a good idea to buy software just for Loomis tier practice, but I'll keep that in mind for the future. It sure looks very nice.
>Wouldn't recommend an iPad to total /beg/s, it won't make you better or less lazy and it's only good for painting and watching videos of cats.
I bought an Apple Pencil like a year ago for notes and whatnot, so I decided to use that instead of buying a separate PC tablet with the same capabilities for hundreds of dollars. I don't care about making things easier (I'm trying to learn after all), I just find it cleaner and more fun to draw digital.

>> No.3852218
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Ok, so I tried fixing the arms anyway.

>> No.3852224

I don't know what to do to build my own style for the human face. I don't want to have bad habits by drawing too realistically, am I worrying for nothing? is my style going to come naturally? This is a really silly question but the faces I draw from imagination literally never look the same because of it.

>> No.3852226

Try slightly more dynamic angles and less chicken scratching friend

>> No.3852229
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Good lord, Loomis goes from 0 to 100 in two fucking pages. If this book expects me to draw heads like this before I move on to his skeletons, then I don't think I'll see them till the next fucking year.

>> No.3852236

Try basic spheres, cylinders and cubes first to get a grip on 3D shapes and perspective. (Remember to wrap two lines around spheres to establish an axis, otherwise it‘ll look like a flat circle.)
Then you can use variations of these shapes and combine them to do step 1 and 2.

You should probably skip the 2 latter steps though.

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>> No.3852243
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>> No.3852253
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I got this

>> No.3852256

I need a lot more practice with spheres, yeah. The biggest issue for me is the circle, I need to work on my circles.

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>> No.3852269

Don't get too caught up in being autistic about circles.

>> No.3852275

Noice, anon, much better

I still think the head is too big tho

Drawing the Head and Hands is a lot easier in that aspect. although I'm prefering Steve Huston's method lately

I guess that's from Dynamic Sketching 1, nice course

This. If you look at Hampton's book he doesn't get too autistic about it either, just fill a page with free hand circles everyday and in a few weeks you'll draw them a lot easier

>> No.3852281
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Working on the lining when I get back from work, how's it looking so far?

>> No.3852294

Like your progress anon!

>> No.3852308
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theres a lot of problems with your drawing, i would say redraw everything and go back to fuendies, but what bothers me the most is the head/face in general, the eyes are too big for that head, they are also too close making the her face look larger and because they are not centered shes missing some skull, if you ever read loomis theres some landmarks to keep your head proportions right they arent a golden rule so keep that in mind.

shit redline

>> No.3852312

Stiff, proportions are wrong and hands are massive.

>> No.3852313

maybe he's just posing

>> No.3852391
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You're not actually following the forms with your lines. You have to learn to "see" the shapes as 3D objects and then use your lines to follow along the imaginary surface of those 3D objects. I'm far from the best at it but here's an example of what I mean. It might take a while to really get it but it's important that you do. It helps to start out by drawing around simpler objects with ellipses, tracing even the side you can't actually see. See the bottom example.

>> No.3852398

Dude, thanks. I couldn't find it through reverse image search. It's like love at first sight with their art, it's so nice.

>> No.3852420
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is this sort of box possible? or is it possible to construct a torso this way?

>> No.3852424

Does it look like a box?

>> No.3852431

with a fish eye lens

>> No.3852433

Are the distances fine enough on this one? Does it look like the fortress is far away?

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>> No.3852448

maybe it's something else; how camera lenses work with closer objects enlargened and further objects lengthened

>> No.3852450
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how tf do you draw this cheek thingy

>> No.3852452

With a drawing utensil.

>> No.3852455

then you draw it.

>> No.3852457

Make linework. Under linework on a new layer, paint local colors within lines. Set that layer to Alpha Lock. This makes it so you can only paint on where that layer has already been painted, and nothing will go beyond it.
So once you've painted the skin color and alpha locked it, you can add that rimlight by just swiping a brush over the edge of the alpha-locked layer.

>> No.3852459

Why woulden't it be?

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>> No.3852515
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How is this sketch looking? Also how do i make the hand look less dodgy

>> No.3852516

add a fucking with background or whatever

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>> No.3852519

I kinda wanna keep the character short but I might have to tweak things if it noticeably throws people off.

Thanks anon.

I just wanna have big, expressive eyes but the way they throw off the proportions of the face is really inconvenient and I don’t wanna turn the faces into blobs with microscopic, idealized anime noses and mouths.
Aside from the fact that I‘m too retarded to see the mistakes you’re in my drawing, could you elaborate on
>because they are not centered shes missing some skull
I don‘t quite get what you mean with it. In what sense do you center the eyes and how does that affect the skull?

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>> No.3852524

the way you drew her sleeve make her arm look like it has been flattened ridiculously

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Not >>3852524 but regarding that remember not to flatten things too much.
Try to round out the sleeve more, it’s basically a cylinder shape (though it seems her arm is resting on a table or something so the form needs to be distorted accordingly).

>> No.3852540

Unlike PS and CSP, it's easy to use and out of the way. Also 9 dollars. The pencils are good and anything you can also paint and edit in is great. I don't quite feel out of /beg/ but I enjoy it more than a wacom or painting traditionally for practice purposes.

I didn't mean you were a noob, only that total /beg/s don't need to go out of their way and get an iPad. It's easier to use than desktop software and doesn't add to the learning curve like babbys first day with a tablet, but not really worth it as a painting tool unless you already have one or have the skills to make use of it. Especially when I could have bought a cintiq or upgraded my toaster instead.

>> No.3852541
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>I don’t wanna turn the faces into blobs with microscopic, idealized anime noses and mouths.

that wasn't my intention, rather i was trying to show you that by using LOOMIS you could have a basic understanding of proportions regardless of the style you chose except for SD, thats why i drew these two heads which are using literally loomis , and by eyes not being in the center i mean is a landmark to keep the proportions right, the point where you draw the eyes is right in the middle of the face, technically just trace a line vertically and in the middle is where you should place the eyes this is mostly for young people, in adults the middle point is the base and you draw the eyes above this point then again it's just a landmark.
if you draw huge eyes but you keep some proportions of an adult person like big jaws, looks really off

>> No.3852544
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>>3852257 here, this is Keys to Drawing Project 3 - A, drawing a standing figure

the goal was to draw a proportionally accurate figure and use the entire page, with the midpoint technique as an aid
I struggled like hell for a while but I think it turned out mostly okay, apart from the hilariously small shoes


>> No.3852546

Doing drawabox 250 box challenge, was wondering if anyone knows a good visualizer or some other simple way to rotate boxes in space and observe what happens to the vanishing points? I don't really know anything about 3D software.

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>> No.3852561

Why are his pants so short?
where are his socks?

>> No.3852574
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Bad tubular legs, and some bad proportions but i did some more gesture drawings

>> No.3852576
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You've read Fun With A Pencil too, I see.
Truly a man of culture.

>> No.3852587
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that's next up after finishing Keys, nice drawing though
tried a smaller quick one, why do I keep making people so fucking wide this is hard as hell

>> No.3852606

Stop drawing anime at the beginning. Do it after you've learned the basics.

>> No.3852608

It's okay, it takes practice, is all. As long as you can see your mistakes you can fix them.

>> No.3852620

who /givingup/?

spent my teenage years drawing anime shit and no fundies

now that im 23 i realize im too old to catch up...

>> No.3852622

>now that im 23 i realize im too old to catch up...
Lol shit like this people say young people are idiots

>> No.3852623

23 is fine
imagine being 27
go get em champ

>> No.3852630

not even a quarter of your life, if you live to 100+ which you likely will

>> No.3852632

Dude you're 23. Imagine being 28 and still grinding fundamentals because you stopped drawing for a few years.

>> No.3852637
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>tfw every hour that I'm not practicing I feel guilty for not practicing
It's 03:31 AM for fucks sake, what is wrong with me.

>> No.3852638

Buddy, I'm just 18 and decided to draw 2 years ago and I still struggle with fundamentals.

>> No.3852642

3 point perspective is impossible

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>> No.3852647

any reason why they didn't just ruler the center line

>> No.3852650
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*laughs in MC Escher*

>> No.3852653

Rulers are for pussies.

>> No.3852661
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when do you use 3 point perspective when drawing the figure with boxes? is it only used for extreme angles?

>> No.3852673
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I mean trying to figure out how to draw a precise shape at a precise angle
I cannot for the life of me figure out how to draw a cube resting on a point

>> No.3852677

Protip, I'm too drunk to find the diagram it's so fucking complicated. Draw a vertical line, make a rhombus around it, add cube that looks about right.

>> No.3852685
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I wouldn't say I'm a /beg/inner in art in general, but likely on digital art. How /beg/ am I? This is my latest piece.

>> No.3852686

idk you have shit taste in media though

>> No.3852688

forgot to mention, my background is very backbones because the area is literally black with white outlines. Although that may just be me refusing to work on my backgrounds, I don't practice those a lot.

>> No.3852690

Put in some work on realism and think about illustration design while trying new things and finding your voice and you'll be pretty decent. It has some signs of good choices in the rough.

>> No.3852693
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3 point perspective comes into play with anything that's not parallel to the horizon line (aka something you're looking up at or down at) but ideally you're going to be free handing your boxes instead of setting up a bunch of vanishing points and stuff. Perspective made easy and Drawabox are the go-to resources for that sort of thing.

>> No.3852759
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how would you draw this figure in box forms? i'm struggling most with the hip

>> No.3852761

did you grinded your fundies anon

>> No.3852808

Honestly, if you can't see it, then it's too advanced for you. Keep working on simpler poses, and tackle a pose like this later.

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>> No.3852930

Can't let go of bad habits?

>> No.3852935

If you've put in honest effort previously that day there's nothing to be guilty about.

>> No.3852942
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/ic/ I feel like I've been stuck in a rut for a couple months. Whenever I try to draw I feel like whatever I make is just super boring to the eye. I'll work on something and realize it isn't exciting to look at it, it's just super boring. I truly don't know how to fix this. Are my drawings too stiff?

Here's just a little sample of some sketches I pulled out, I don't really mind what you have to say.

>> No.3852944

What does excite you to look at?

>> No.3852951
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Typical /ic/ bullshit. Sexy girls, touhou, etc.. I feel excited/motivated during sketching, but when I want to push the picture further and finish it, it feels completely ruined. I have issues with hands, and maybe composition? I don't want to do just sketches forever. I've been studying frequently but I feel like just grinding studies won't get me anywhere if I don't draw from my mind a little, which I try to do more now.

>> No.3852952
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I dunno buddy, I'm >>3851927 and here's the recent one I'm doing. I initially start out with shapes before I turn it into pic related. Give me feedback, I still need the gainz

>> No.3852956
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Whoops, forgot to fix it

>> No.3852983

I looks pretty great to me. Maybe you should try doing more exaggerated action lines if you think this looks too boring.

>> No.3852987
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Are these proportions OK for the face? I know my facial features are still shit, but I want to know if the placement is at least right.

>> No.3852990

I think you should just suck it up and push yourself to finish something for once.

>> No.3852991

If negroid was the desired result then sure.

>> No.3853000

Still looking for critique, I really need feedback while fixing whatever is wrong in my fundamentals

>> No.3853002

Check your proportions for a start.

>> No.3853006

All your fundamentals are weak. Construct your figures with boxes. Learn perspective, read up on loomis, and as the other anon said, fix your proportions.

>> No.3853011

Thanks, i can finally see where I'm wrong at

>> No.3853016

Different guy here, how do I exactly start with proportions and figures from boxes?

>> No.3853022

Find a diagram of average proportions and read up on perspective. How you find that info, you can choose, personally I read Loomis and 'Perspective made easy' when I started out.

>> No.3853028
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i feel like the colors/values on that bird thing dont read well. maybe its too light? also feeling a bit over my head here

>> No.3853030
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I feel so fucking powerful right now, being able to conjure up something like this out of thin air. I didn't erase the pencil in fear of ruining the ink. I'm gonna make it dammit

>> No.3853033
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Not bad, you could push it harder with the rim light going almost to the edge of the wings and have an ambient light on the interior of the sillouette in a different color. Go darker and change up your colors. More contrast on the figure, less in the background to push it back.

>> No.3853070

now read Loomis

>> No.3853099
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I think the lighting looks okay, anything wrong with the shading and the anatomy/proportions

>> No.3853101

Try doing silk studies from life. Toss a flat color, silk or other simple material over a ball or prop so it isn't flat on the ground. Block in the basic shapes and colors in a restricted value range, then slowly look at every shape and line. Determine where hard, soft, and lost edges are. Then add details

>> No.3853102
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Just a quick sketch I drew live as a pose study. Meh. What does /beg/ think?

>> No.3853115
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For some reason, drawing vertical lines is much easier for me than drawing horizontal lines. Sometimes I even turn the canvas around to avoid drawing horizontally. I wonder why.

>> No.3853118

are you left handed by any chance

>> No.3853120

Nope, right-handed.

>> No.3853123
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I'm trying to get rid of my scratchy lines and scribbling habits, but as always as soon as I loose focus i fall right back into it. I have to work a lot on the other fundamentals too, but the lines are always shit.

>> No.3853129

huh. I asked because i had the same issue and im left handed. It really comes down to drawing pages of horizontal lines to get the muscles trained to do the motion

>> No.3853134
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Am I gonna make it

>> No.3853137

Sure, if you want to.

>> No.3853157
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Here because I mainly wanna learn actual construction, proper shading and a better sense of perspective. More/better detail in general, pretty much

This and most stuff I've done involves pretty much no construction at all, I just kinda make it up as I go. Gonna be taking a look at the Loomis stuff and maybe a couple other things from the sticky, so I'm mainly just posting to get a sense of any other specific things I might wanna pick up on to improve

>> No.3853185

top left is exciting

>> No.3853186
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i barely draw digital as i prefer to study shit on paper but at the same time i still want to get used to digital

>> No.3853193

You're just untrained, and you'll stay untrained if you keep copping out by rotating the canvas.

>> No.3853203

The perspective is fucking wack.

>> No.3853204

Newfag here, do I really have to make a HD fundamentals such as anatomy or just get the idea of making one before applying the clothing / stuff like that?

>> No.3853217
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I would greatly appreciate redlining or critique. I can tell something is messed up but I can't quite point it out.
She's supposed to be small framed.

>> No.3853218

Lighting and shading is two faces of the same coin.
Short femur. Long tibia. hobbit feet. missing a tit. Long neck. Huge head

>> No.3853220

>small framed

>> No.3853233

>HD fundamentals

>> No.3853235

By HD, I mean a near 1:1 copy of the human anatomy

>> No.3853236

Absolutely not.

>> No.3853242

Thanks a lot, I always thought that I had to follow a strict process of making anatomy, I just have to get the proportions proportional right?

>> No.3853247

Narrow shoulder build, sort of petite.

>> No.3853251

>Narrow shoulder build
Look at your drawing m8.

>> No.3853255

These are cool, and they show good gesture, but I don't think they qualify as gesture drawings if you didn't draw them all in like 3 minutes each.

>> No.3853260

What do you mean?

>> No.3853261

>I just have to get the proportions proportional right?
To cloth your figure? Naah. I think knowing the form you're clothing is key.

>> No.3853262

You could poke out an eye on those shoulders.

>> No.3853264

Meanwhile drawabox man tells me to rotate every time to the easiest line and just says "eventually you'll get tired of rotation and figure out how to not rotate lol"

>> No.3853266

Don't fall for the chicken scratch meme, all that matters is that the lines that need to be clearly defined are clearly defined, and in this drawing they are. I think you have a really good style though that cube is a little jank.

>> No.3853271

Are scratchy lines crutch?

>> No.3853273

How would it be a crutch?

>> No.3853295

If I draw 4 overlapping lines one of them is probably ok.

>> No.3853297

Why not just draw the right line the first time?

>> No.3853310
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>> No.3853317

cringe as fuck

>> No.3853318

That's not chicken scratch and one should work on more confident lines, even if they're short and poorly connected.

Yes, confident restatements are okay though. Don't pet, but going back over once is a legitimate technique.

t. tried to make fuzzy lines look deliberate for 2 years

>> No.3853351

that's hard

>> No.3853388
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I did this one about a week ago and I haven't done better. Are you proud of me /beg/?

>> No.3853394
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When I'm inking in an anime/manga style, my lines lack weight in a lot of areas, is there an easy way to know what parts to add weight to/easy way to add weight? Every time I use a variable pressure brush for inking it looks like shit

>> No.3853406

Not a digifag, but you add weight to the areas that are closer to the camera or that are the heaviest.You already did that in the left arm to make it stand out from the right arm behind it, or at least I see a thicker line there.

>> No.3853420

If I did it was just a result of chicken scratching my rough sketch haha. Thank you though, thats exactly the answer I was looking for.

>> No.3853421

what's this style called
baroque and renaissance masters did it too when they walked around preparing to paint someone

>> No.3853430
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How comes my sketchs look like 100x better then the final product? So weird, maybe it's because I don't understand line weight.

>> No.3853433

Chicken scratching. It's much easier to make a picture look "good" when all lines are like that, your brain approximates the best linework for you. But it's a very bad habit.

>> No.3853434

yeahh ik it's a bad habit but, i'm just so used to chicken scratching at this point. I really need to work on it.

>> No.3853435

I have so many resources on how to draw but I spend very little of my available free time sitting down and working on art.
What I really need is a method of learning self control and how to stick to schedule regardless of how motivated I am on any particular day.

>> No.3853471
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you should make the form more understandable. Put shadows together. your reference photo is not good, very sharp light. you are lacking midtone, i would make light gray everywhere on the light side and then erase the highlights, you should follow the planes of the head with how much of an intensity you shade with. anatomy can also use some work, i can see ears are sloppy and not aligned, also the right side of the mouth is very close to the nose, almost on the same level when on the pic it is not. make it clear where there are shadows and where is light.

>> No.3853474

just do it. put a timer for 1 hour and dont look at it until it rings.

>> No.3853487
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Keys to Drawing Project 2 - E
the book came in today so I could go back and trace this, no longer relying on the pdf

should have gone a lot darker with the values here
blending with a piece of tissue is so much better than using a finger it's nuts, I'd imagine a blending stump is even better

>> No.3853491
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I know it's more of a dumb doodle than anything else but I'd still love any advice you guys can offer - I know my lines aren't great but I think they're improving.

Also I promise I'm not a furry, this week's challenge in my group was our dogs as Armello characters

Proud of you for repping our boy Alex Honnold, anon.

One easy rule you could follow is adding line weight to the the underside of objects - as you can tell I'm no expert on that though.

I'd thoroughly recommend a blending stump if you do a lot of pencil work. I use mine a lot and it really helps me be more accurate. Cheap, too.

>> No.3853497

right now it kind of looks as if the head is floating in front of the body, that there's no volume beneath the fur
how you'd solve that I have no idea though, just an observation

>> No.3853504

That's fair, I'll see if I can make it look like his mane travels back round a little more.

>> No.3853510

It's wonky, looks like a rat, and it looks like it's hover.

>> No.3853523

but other than that, it's perfect?

>> No.3853526

Funny how easy it is to tell that somethings traced

>> No.3853530

wouldnt mind some critique on this

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>> No.3853547

feet look like they're facing the wrong way relative to her legs

>> No.3853548

the vagina is really unsettling because of how realistic it looks compared to the rest of it

>> No.3853552

I feel like a beg tho
You’re right, I’m not a foot fag but I should definitely spend more time on them and not just scribble a foot shaped flesh banana
I’ll keep them in mind next time

>> No.3853557

any good videos/images on how to render hair, either anime-style or realistically?

>> No.3853558

Yeah, I know. I've tried but I simply can't find something fits what I'm looking for. Not to mention line art is a pain in the ass. Rendering, while I'm not good at isn't a big issue for me.

Thank you everyone!

>> No.3853647
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Last animals sheet.

>> No.3853648
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Can someone help on folds please ? And on how to make this sketch appealing in general.

>> No.3853679
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Not my style but thanks for the motivation; this was the reference.

>> No.3853694
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how did i do on this one guys

>> No.3853698

grotesque face but I imagine that's the point
her left tit seems to be a little lower than it should be

>> No.3853701
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good face or nah, I tried copying a yuhei.info drawing

>> No.3853733

crop that shit and post the og file i can't see shit

>> No.3853736
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like this?

>> No.3853740

new thread >>3853739

>> No.3853749

symbol drawing in the eyes, shitty hair that doesn't follow any flow or has a point where is born

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>> No.3853770

holy shit you are using a ref and still fuck this up

>> No.3853771

it literally doesn't even look that different to me. How about you try drawing it?

>> No.3854007

There is a difference. Your eyes are somewhat off and your hair needs a point where it starts, your ref does have that point. Just continue working on construction and perspective, you'll get there.

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>> No.3854212

can you post the ref for the bone on the right?

>> No.3854542

Gym has routines that you follow everyday and you get results.
Running has it the same.
Writing also and same goes for gaming etc.
What is the /beg/ to /advanced/ routine to do EVERYDAY? How should I construct it?

>20 min gesture
>40 min from life
Is there a guide like this? thanks

>> No.3854968

new thread when

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