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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 /draw/thread with our fundamental exercises.

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

previous >>4184515

READ THE STICKY if you need guidance.

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

RESIZE YOUR IMAGES - try ~1000px, <1.1mb

thoughtful critique betters both parties. help each other and try not to get assblasted.

>> No.4195473
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finally new thread
here is rapunzel big ass

>> No.4195475
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also head

>> No.4195480

are you usin refs and slapping animu face on it?
the hair is garbage, feets too and it seems to me the left leg is bigger than her right one and her neck is almost in her right shoulder

>> No.4195484

based 5 head

>> No.4195485
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tell me everything wrong about this
dont pull your punches

>> No.4195486

hahahagagagaa butthead hahahahaahaha

>> No.4195491
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looking for critique
have not gotten any critique on my last 3 drawings
I don't understand why

>> No.4195492

/alt/ would love it

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yes this was my reference but i changed other things too
yes you are rght about everytthing

>> No.4195496
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made this too, even though its not a serious drawing, any crit would be nice
maybe a guide on digital coloring and blending, despite me not really using either of those

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>critique of some fucking sketches

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and the refs
okay if you want to be a bitch then critique the fucking shrek

>crabs complain about /beg/s not doing finished work
>do finished work
>nobody fucking critiques
>get a response telling me /beg/s should do quick experimental practice
>post quick experimental practice

>> No.4195504

>have not gotten any critique on my last 3 drawings
>I don't understand why

no shit

one hand is way bigger
shrinked right leg or retarded big feets
captain america torso

>> No.4195506
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How'd I do?

>> No.4195511

whats /alt/?

>> No.4195513

I agree with all of those besides
>captain america torso
that's just the front cape thing billowing, unlike the ref, wanted to put emphasis on the fatness of shrek
anyway, how is it "no shit", whats the "no shit you dont deserve a critique" that comes up on the critique board in the beginner general?

yeah I know its meme shit, I occasionally ask my group chat to give me something to draw, this was the first suggestion

>> No.4195524

God-tier OP image

>> No.4195528

where’s the best place to start learning anatomy? I’ve looked through the sticky(s) and don’t have solid grasp where to start. Should I start with gestures or overall? I’ve dabbled with loomis, it’s not for me

>> No.4195529
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I've read this three times and I'm not sure what he's referring to. Does he mean the ratio of width to height will change since it appears to be getting "shorter" with distance?

>> No.4195532

you are not entitled to a critique, and chances are people gonna pass you for a lot of reasons and one of them are joke/meme drawings even if they are somehow finished like yours because it looks like its more for kicks than an actual drawing where you put effort, thats the perception it gives, you can always scream in all caps " PLEASE HELP ME TO IMPROVE ,ANY CRITIQUE???

>> No.4195540

draw a box, anatomy for sculptors

draw a box it´s just for you to understand things on a 3D space so you don´t fucking symbol draw which is the 99% of what holds begs, after that you can tackle whatever

>> No.4195545

man, then I guess there's no point to posting in here then, right?
I mean, the OP is just false advertising then, looks like this isn't the place for critique or asking for advice, and definitely do not feel free to post the smallest exercise

looks like we have to start up ANOTHER general, one specifically for critique, right?
no because that would be fucking annoying and they would tell us to go to /beg/, because surprise surprise, the /beg/ gen is for critiquing shitty /beg/ drawings like mine

>> No.4195553
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roast me

>> No.4195560

God is going to roast you in hell desu

>> No.4195561

jesus dude im not sure if you are being ironic or not, but just be grateful if you get a critique, it's not like every drawing posted here will get one and there's several reasons for that

>> No.4195565

Dude a lot of people, myself included, post and don't get comments. Either there is nothing remarkably wrong or everything is so wrong it's impossible to say where to start, or somewhere in between. Not even to mention that most of this thread are themselves beginners and are in no position to offer critique. You post art here to contribute to the board and if you get a comment thats good, if you get helpful advice even better, but you aren't required or entitled to a response. It also usually helps to explain specifically what you want help with based on a perceived problem in your drawing which is particularly pertinent when they are just studies and sketches and not finished pieces.

Critique is mostly relevant to the draw thread to fine tune composition, lighting, detailed anatomy etc., what you will get here is "work on this more" because you are lacking fundamentals, you can't expect a fucking redline of a half assed meme drawing and some quick sketches

>> No.4195569

haha my name is michael

>> No.4195574

St. Michael is the archangel destined to destroy Satan in the book of Revelation.
So it's a cool name.

>> No.4195576

yes, I have a painting of that as my phone background, or he's smiting a random demon
pretty cool stuff

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oi stop that, you are not supposed to be helpful and make sense.

>> No.4195580

fuck I realized I'm being annoying and shitty
just been harsh getting critiques from anybody besides my mother nowadays, so I'm just stuck in the dark not knowing if its because I'm not beg and I'm making the flaws in my drawings out to be worse than they are, or if they're just so shit people are afraid to say anything
I know that you guys know how frustrating it is to ask for a critique for days and just be left sitting there blind
real sorry about my shitty attitude

>> No.4195583
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don't worry anon we can NOT make it together

>> No.4195594


>> No.4195609

What resources do you use to learn?
gotta do more than watch proko anon
read Bridgman?

>> No.4195624

I don't watch proko, to be completely honest with you, and this'll probably piss some people off, but I don't really uh use any other drawings or books aside from drawings I enjoy. most of my stuff is either from real pictures, real life, or imagination/memory, or from the very few videos of artists doing work/teaching that I like. I watch the vilppu courses at least, have some downloaded too
already know what the advice for that's going to be, I did read bridgeman, just so you know, filled maybe 7 pages making my way through it to pass time in highschool, could probably do a more proper study now

>> No.4195633

Admittedly I have very little in way of study myself.
Me >>4195553
I got most of my anatomy from comic drawings. But your construction drawing without reading up on the experts on anatomy will come up short.
It's like trying to build a house from just looking at one that's done.

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can i be an animechad now?

>> No.4195644
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Posted this without realizing a new thread was created but: How would I go about drawing/shading this girls hair, or any Afro-textured hair really, in pen? I've bee drawing with ball-point pen a lot but I'm stumped on how to capture the curliness or frizzyness of the hair.

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Thoughts ples

>> No.4195667
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Yes I've tried Loomis. Still need help

>> No.4195671

The place where the thigh and knee meet is off. Also calves too thicc

>> No.4195674

Idk because I'm /beg/ af but if you go on pinterest there are tons of drawings of curly haired mixed girls like that, maybe that will help you.

>> No.4195676

Is this trolling?

>> No.4195678


>> No.4195694
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I'm still a beg too, so not sure if this is the right advice.
First, rotate your fucking picture right side up and resize it before posting it. Secondly, what you need to learn from Loomis is to draw things with volume, as if they are in 3D and they have depth and draw things out of simple shapes. Clearly you didn't do this in this drawing. Honestly, you're probably trolling, but if you're not, I understand that it's difficult to read something and really extrapolate what exactly you're supposed to take from it, which is why saying, "Go read x" isn't super helpful.

>> No.4195696

Keep working with loomis. You don't "try" loomis and then become amazing, it's not a pill you pop once to cure some illness,

>> No.4195699
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Just start going digital yesterday.
Pls give some crit,especially on the coloring

>> No.4195707
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To the anon who posted pic related in the last thread, is that a character you made up? I find myself looking at it a lot. You should do more of her.

>> No.4195714

Better than gains goblin

>> No.4195733
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please bully my WIP

>> No.4195742


Yeah I've collected a good amount of curly/afro-texture haired girls, I just haven't attempted to draw some of them cause I'd have no idea what to do once I get to the hair. With pencil I could probably make it work, but idk about pen.

>> No.4195759

same with anything: block in basic values, then add detail

>> No.4195769

Lucifer is supposed to be a soft femboi, not some bulky Illidan wannabe.

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I accept your back-handed compliment
I gotta draw more things that aren't gay porn

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I know he's traditionally more slender but I wanted to draw a bara bottom
The pit of fire is fueled by pure protein I guess

>> No.4195784

oh shit not another gains goblin with shitty speech bubbles

>> No.4195791

In the smaller drawing, hand closer is whack as fuck.
The eyes are way too slanted, even by anime and stylistic standards.
The perspective is in general all over the place.
Tip for the perspective, even when it comes to a style as simple as yours, do 3D sketching beforehand, as it makes all the difference.

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>> No.4195815

he’s legitimate

>> No.4195817

Is he just a fifth grader or is he a little retarded?

>> No.4195820
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Hey now- my faces are slightly better and I'm not hostile to criticism.

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Goofy sniffs all of Micks angel dust. How do I improve my panel structure

>> No.4195854

Hey /beg/, have you ever tried drawing while drunk or high? I never did and I was wondering how woupd it feel like.

>> No.4195902

>take a giant steaming shit
>"critique it, boys"
Here's my critique, come back in a year when maybe you know a little bit more about how to draw, maybe you'll get more value out of a critique then.
I mean I just don't understand you people. I never felt compelled to post my day one drawings here when they were that bad. The critique is that you suck and everything is wrong, what more could you possibly be looking for? At least ask people a specific question like "how do I draw heads" or something.

>> No.4195904

Oh you already said sorry. I'm sorry for being a dick then.

>> No.4195948
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Try to keep the head's shape spherical, the main thing I see is that the proportions are a bit off and the angles do not match on the different parts of the face like eyebrows and mouth edges.

Eyes and nose are cute and well made tough good job at those if you put similar care on the rest of the face your work will be much better.

Keep working Anon you got this!

>> No.4195953

There is no part of the skull that is a "sphere". The cranium recedes back in space and is more of an egg.

>> No.4195955

Yeah I know, but the original was not even close to that.

>> No.4195979
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Trying to learn about tidders but they feel off. Also i feel like a single mechanical pencil isnt good for trying to learn about line weight, what is a better tool if there is one?

>> No.4196004
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Welcome to digital!

I think your picture has too much white space, which blinds the eye and make coloring/shading way harder than it needs to be. If you are not using layers then start using them because the lineart is also difficult to see like that.

Otherwise the coloring has one glaring issue, there are almost no mid tones it is going from the lightest to the darkest value very fast with barely anything in between. If you wish to improve you coloring you will need more midtones.

Another thing that bugs me is that I cannot seem to find the light source it seems to be coming from top right but I can also see it on the front and since there are few midtones both light sources just melt into one massive white area.


>> No.4196008

Thank you you made it so much better and i see now how much i half assed its always embarrasing when someone does a paintover

>> No.4196044
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Trying to figure out where the jaw bones, the ears etc. are in this image by tracing over it but I'm completely mucking it up. Could some kind soul show me the lines and geometry that my inner eye is to beg to figure out?

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>> No.4196058

you have learned nothing and all your 20+ last drawings have the same mistakes

>> No.4196091

What mistakes are these? I get told a lot of mistakes. i just want to get better

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>> No.4196100

>>4196091 not the other guy but look at the forearms

>> No.4196102


you must learn gesture first and then apply form with good perspective
your drawings are completely flat

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Ok? So that's the only issue? Surely it can't be that bad then?

What am I doing wrong?

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day 10 of figure drawing

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Pic related is part of the last two days that I’ve been watching vilppu and trying to feel the form. How long do I do this stuff before moving on to training other teqniques or focusing on the head or something?

>> No.4196251
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how do I get more confident with my values and colours? And does anyone have any good refs or tutorials for painting cloth?

>> No.4196257

if there was such as a thing as too much soul, this piece would be it.

>> No.4196259

become bitter and resentful and crabby just like the rest of us. looks like you've got a good start too.

>> No.4196265

you can do whatever you want, but i'll just say this: what you've done there is completely unimpressive and took you way too long to do. those proportions are too janky and the way you rendered certain areas of the body it just negates the form of that particular area entirely.

practice, practice, practice.

>> No.4196267

It's perfect, good job. want to come work at dreamworks? Ill let you clean the toilets.

>> No.4196273

So how long do people typically practice this until they get good? And how many hours per week.

>> No.4196292
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I use an 8h drawing pencil

>> No.4196312

I was drawing tipsy the other day and it was great, lines just flowed and you don’t even think about them, you can visualize a lot better, etc. I don’t have any weed since I lost my plug months ago, but I can imagine it’s even better.

>> No.4196340

what's some good /beg/ shit to put on christmas list? I already have a drawing tablet

>> No.4196346

looks pretty spot-on

>> No.4196352
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What program do you use?
I draw with CSP and I have no skills

>> No.4196368

I've used SAI 2.0 for ages, even paid for a legitimate license only to find CSP is cheaper and has more features. Haven't bought CSP yet though.

>> No.4196397

>how long do people typically practice this
They never stop, honestly. It's about your overall feeling of comfort and line confidence - professionals are able to do what you did with cleaner linework in a shorter span of time, and they really don't have to spend too much time thinking about any one aspect of it because they're practiced enough to know where they'll lay down their values, where their light source(s) is coming from, and most importantly why they are practicing that particular form. Artists who do this for a living typically practice with a purpose, a goal of what they want to get out of this in mind.

Also, there's no set number of hours per week, or day. Really, it varies from person to person for everything. Jascha Heifetz would typically practice scales for 2 hours a day, rarely more by his own accounting, and he was (and to some still is) considered the greatest violinist of the century, his technical ability with the instrument a match for any Paganini composition.

So I guess the best advice I could give you and any other /beg/inner is to not worry about how long something takes you, but to figure out a way to enjoy doing it while also trying to do it for a reason. The goal in art is to coordinate your hand and mind to work together, all at once. I would challenge myself to try and do complex forms and shapes, then go back to them after a day or so and be able to see my many errors and mistakes I made because I was looking at it with a fresh set of eyes. Artists, writers, anyone in any creative field - they can get bad tunnel vision when they work on 1 thing for an extended period of time, so it's good to challenge yourself but also step away for a few and do some revising. Oh, but try to finish whatever you start too (without rushing it). It's how you build your discipline and that's an important quality to have anyway.

>> No.4196419

Thank you for this excellent reply.

>> No.4196428
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is this how construction works?

>> No.4196435

Can I get good at drawing bodies and faces if I never intend to go to drawing circles with really models? I’m an introvert so that isn’t happening.

>> No.4196441

I once heard a useful saying, I think there's a similar sentiment somewhere on drawabox. It's something like:
If you rarely practice, you'll never improve. If you practice often but aimlessly, then you'll never regress, but you'll rarely improve. Only focused practice will give you real improvements.

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How can i make this look cleaner. It looks extremely messy. Besides my tard understanding of hands and cloths. What else could i work on?

>> No.4196459

What did he mean by this?

>> No.4196513

thats shapes/forms

>> No.4196516

use a finer tip like 0.2 and uhhhhh dont make messy lines

>> No.4196520

yes you can now go and grind those fundies

>> No.4196522

Nothing. Sketches are supposed to be messy until you ink them.

>> No.4196534

Hold the pencil the right way. Don’t fill in your shadows like you’re using a colored pencil or writing, turn the pencil to the side and make long confident lines.
Practice dynamic drawing, there’s a few tutorials on YouTube that are pretty good.
Break the image down to its essential pieces and if it reads right, then go to the next step of adding details.

Lastly, stop drawing with your wrist, it affects your line weight.

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Sorry for the unfinished wip. I couldn't decide where to put the arm/leg. Am I on the right track or should I just kill myself?

>> No.4196568

so I guess fill out another notebook with loomis, vilppu, proko, bridgeman, and drawabox, AGAIN? for the second time in my life?
alright, see you in a year anon, I'm willing to take the challenge
I know someone else told me my perspective is a bit wonky, I'll pick up some perspective shit too, always hated doing that
should definitely get me into the habit of drawing every day instead of only for a week every few months

just did last night, but I don't know if it counts because I wasn't doing anything illegal. just the usual sleeping meds I take every night, more sedated than high. had some idea from a previous drawing about some old looking elves. its on paper though and I dont have a scanner or decent quality camera, but they don't really look anything special or druggy

>> No.4196578

How should I start if I want to draw extremely self deprecating images of myself?

>> No.4196583

With loomis

>> No.4196588

a mirror

>> No.4196613

dude claims he’s 18 iirc

>> No.4196621

ok now move on to the muscles that are in the shapes

>> No.4196629

faces disgusting
proportions disgusting
text difficult to read
unironically needs some loomis

>> No.4196638

This may be a small nitpicky complaint but the dicks don't seem very appealing at all. They're just tubes here so try giving them some more character.

>> No.4196648

if you want to improve then you have to come to terms with being shitty at art. It's painful, but it's the only way. Once you come to terms with that, then start to objectively look at your artworkt, not with an 'woe is me' wimp disposition but an actually objective judgment of what is lacking. This is how you improve.

You've been bratting out that no one replies you seriously but fail to realize that you have not made the effort to be serious. "Oh but I draw so much! I went through a whole sketchbook drawing!", you might reply, trying to deflect all blame, but in the end the only one who you're deceiving is yourself from your actual potential to becoming good.

>> No.4196657

I wouldn't be in /beg/ if I didn't think I was shitty
and I wouldn't say "this will get me into the habit of drawing more than a week every few months" if I was going to say "I draw so much"
anyway, I have put the effort in, more than 7 hours on one drawing, an orc, but everybody said it was shit and gave no helpful crit, until someone responded and said "do quick expiremental sketches" so I did, and now someone replied in a dickish manner saying quick sketches dont deserve critique
so I have no fucking idea what you guys want so I guess I'll just fucking go from the beginning and stop pissing people off with my drawings

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>drawing lass to get used to drawing peeps
>reach hips + thighs
>suddenly decide to draw a cameltoe
>9001% increase in my sex drive + free boner
how to stop cum brain

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Tried to follow anon's advice.Made the wrist thinner.I feel like the arm is maybe too short but I'm not sure.Is this any better?

>> No.4196671

These guys don't want anything, giving critique to shitters is basically charity so just cut n run with whatever tips you get.
Also every time you argue with crabs on 4chan God takes a picture away from your lifetime.

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One of my failed attempts. Tried using the lines coming off the glasses as guides.

Someone, have mercy on me and show me how it's supposed to be done.

>> No.4196682

Man this made me nostalgic, when even was the gigapuddi event on /b/? Like 10 years ago?

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>> No.4196702

I'll take that as a compliment.

>> No.4196703

how can things be so fucking different FUCKING 10 YEARS AGO
what the fuck happened
its like a different fucking universe

>> No.4196714

I seriously dont remember 4chan being so 2003 in 2010, then again I only ever went on /v/ and /co/

inb4 >/v/

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>> No.4196727
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So... yea... Expect proportions, what else could i improve?

>> No.4196730

Just coom b4 drawing

>> No.4196743
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Lighting is whack, left boob looks like a small pocket despite being closer to the viewer.
Left arm pit is similarly whack as a result.
Perspective is off, particularly around the hips.
Android possesses two right hands, possibly due to a manufacturing error.

>> No.4196756
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I've been on /beg/ since March of 2018, I has anyone here been /beg/ longer?

>> No.4196764

not /beg/, assuming you didn't spend 20h making that

>> No.4196769

I started in March 2018 too

>> No.4196771

Would fuck

>> No.4196773

Dude you are doing well, I have been here for like 5 years now and I couldn't even confidently say I'm better than you.

>> No.4196805

since around 2013 maybe 2014
I'm the dude that got in a fight with the crabs

>> No.4196807

pyw pls

>> No.4196812
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and here's a freebee

>> No.4196840

Do you never finish anything? Iktf.

>> No.4196842
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Stop trying to learn shit through these terrible wall texts. Learn from artists who aren't so insecure that they have to rely on stupid shit like this.

Watch the Marshall Vandruff Perspective Video Series and you'll instantly realize the importance of this image as well as understand it. If you want to reinforce your perspective, read D'Amelio's book on perspective.

>> No.4196846
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almost never, but I've been getting much closer recently after someone on a different board chewed me out that nobody would higher or commission or anything anybody who doesn't have any finished pieces
this is the closest I have ever become to finishing something, and anons just trashed on it. 8 whole hours, it's aparently pure hot steaming diarrhea and I have no idea what's wrong with it aside from some weird perspective on the hammer, and anons not being able to tell it's supposed to have midget proportions.

>> No.4196854

It looks like it's floating, is the first thing that comes to mind.

But please tell me why people learn to paint before they learn to draw. It's extremely irritating every time I see a fully rendered painting that sucks because the drawing underneath is trash.

>> No.4196855
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Tips on making her look plump? I tried adding shading to simulate fat rolls but couldn’t figure out the placement. Also critique please.

>> No.4196857

my fucking god do we have to go over this again in the thread
all I was doing up until literally 5 days ago (I have it all cataloged) ALL I was doing was drawing undetailed not very much effort put into them drawings
I learned to draw before I attempted to paint, because I was lazy, and then people complained
I think I have said this at least twice in this very fucking thread holy shit I'm so fucking tired of all of you

>> No.4196860

Draw some shota in this style and bathe in coomer bucks.

>> No.4196861

You got a blog?

>> No.4196864

The head also has perspective issues as well as the pose being really stiff(the imp proportions probably exaggerate the stiffness even more). It also feels like one arm is shorter than the other.
Have you tried painting around without a plan? The closest I ever got to finishing was a pic that wasn't really planned out with a good underdrawing so there wasn't as much pressure. Once it looked like it could be something I looked for a ref and that gave me energy.(this guy btw: >>4196773 )

>> No.4196865

I've been drawing consistently for ten years and I've never left beginner level.
Welcome to the shitshow

>> No.4196866
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Send help.

>> No.4196867

Dude, it’s just a bad drawing, don’t take it personal. We’re all learning here and we all suck in our own ways. If you’re gonna throw a tantrum every time you get a response you don’t like you’re definitely /ngmi/.

>> No.4196868
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Today I learned that no background is better than a shitty half-assed attempt at a background. But I like the camel so I'm okay with this drawing.

>> No.4196875

What do you consider "learned to draw."

When I say that you learn to paint before learning to draw I don't mean it literally. I mean that you just into painting before you even learn to draw well.

You can't tell me that you know how to draw when you haven't followed basic perspective which means you lack--as shown--in many other fundamentals.

If you want something different: I can say that your drawing looks stiff. Not dynamic. This is because you've probably never done gesture drawings or have barely put time into it.

But yea. It's a bit annoying when I see people understanding how to properly shade something with photoshop but they're really just polishing a turd.

Learn the fundamentals in drawing then you can move onto painting. Otherwise you get stuff like this.

>> No.4196901

look I appreciate the critique, I save all the critiques I get so I can get better, yeah, should've put a shadow or fixed the background, or in general learn perspective
its just the annoying remark
>But please tell me why people learn to paint before they learn to draw. It's extremely irritating every time I see a fully rendered painting that sucks because the drawing underneath is trash.

well, I made my way through loomis, going back a few pages if I missed a day, randomly doodling loomis on my offtime too along with serious study, then I did drawabox, done drawabox possibly 4 times throughout the years, mostly just the first two lessons, have a shoebox just full of fucking drawabox line practice papers, but my lines always eventually disintegrate into pretty much chicken scratch, I studied anatomy rigorously, fucking loved doing that, did that whenever, from photos, videos, books, real life (I own a skull, and I have a body), also that includes life drawings I guess too, drew a fair bit from life, just because it was easy to have a topic to draw, also followed along to the bridgeman book and watched and copied along to many vilppu videos as well as the occasional proko video which is nice for anatomy too.

really only things I haven't studied rigorously was color theory, because I couldn't afford anything beyond pencil and paper until recently and perspective, because I'm lazy

also, there was a two year period from beginning of 2017 to may of this year where I stopped drawing because of mental illness
and I mean, thanks for complimenting my shading, but, sorry to destroy your perception, that was my very first time shading in photoshop and it was using the default mixer brush just using the knowledge I had from traditional art

>> No.4196906
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You're so full of shit.

I can believe everything up to the point where you say you "studied anatomy rigorously." What in the fuck does that mean? You copied a bunch of pictures of muscles and bones and threw the book aside? You do realize that studying anatomy requires more than just copying shit, right? Because there's no way you "rigorously" studied Anatomy and make this shit.

>> No.4196931
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man, I'll just post my deviantart from 2016, I'm tired and I have to start drawabox again and I'm setting up my planner
maybe I'll take some pics of more of the pages but it's gonna be shitty camera quality so probably not, but I've got probably half a sketchbook worth of anatomy practice in various forms
either way, if you insist I'll just fucking study anatomy more, its not like I hate it
here, have an anatomy study from 2 days ago that only recieved the reply "nobody cares about bara"

>> No.4197003

Awesome camel.

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>> No.4197015

Thanks! I don't have a blog, no.

>> No.4197042


I'm worried about blocking in values since it's in pen

>> No.4197131

Ok will do, thanks. The wall of text is actually written by drawbox guy, usually the text is helpful along with his videos but that segment is fucking with me, especially since his example illustration appears to just be a flat plane rather than a box.

>> No.4197197
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you gotta place the circle (cranium) first, then draw the lines that intersect it. I did this roughly. Draw a straight line from the top of the ear to the edge of the eyebrow, then that gives you an idea of the orientation of the circle lines.

>> No.4197200
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Hello, please critique my 5 min skullys. Am I feeling the form well? The left ones were challenging. Am I being too ambitious for my skill level?

>> No.4197202
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Also here is the reference pic. Is this a good way to use references? not just copying it but trying to add a twist to the image?
thank you friend

>> No.4197203
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new drawing

one thing i tried is to apply what Villpu said in his video, to imagine the lines are like a flowing river, where it's more thicker on the bends

>> No.4197207

You should get one. I wanna follow you!

>> No.4197212

This makes me nauseous to look at.

>> No.4197225

Please draw more camel related drawings

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>> No.4197391
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I have a couple of questions, with the lasso tool on photoshop when i stop moving the pen it deletes the selection that i'm currently doing, is this normal or is a problem of the tablet ?
The other question is about the size of the tablet, i'm using a Huion 420 which has a working area of 4x2.23, i know that is not even recommended to draw on this kind of tablet but i bought it when i first started showing interest. So i wanna know what would be a good size to have for drawing.

>> No.4197403

>buys the cheapest tablet on amazon
>expect it to do its job as good as a higher price range tablet

I own that exact model, on the same program with the h420 and the h640p (about 40-50$ if I remember correctly) the h420 is choppy and produces shitty lines, has constant problems on a number of programs, while the h640p, despite even being fucking bent from poor care, produces fine smooth lines and has less problems (mostly disconnect issues which are new and due to poor care of the usb cable)

the problem is the tablet, also the h640p is maybe double the size of the h420, and the size has not been a problem for me yet, though I am still a shit /beg/

>> No.4197405

get the Huron h610 v2 pro. You'd always want at least a medium size tablet.

>> No.4197494 [DELETED] 

Please help me out here by critiquing this guy.
Taking a stab at loomis in ps.
I also did this exercise irl, have been studying the proportions and it turned out fine, but here he looks kinda wonky.
Also any tips for improving linework in ps?

>> No.4197495
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Please help me out here by critiquing this guy.
Taking a stab at loomis in ps.
I also did this exercise irl, have been studying the proportions and it turned out fine, but here he looks kinda wonky.
Also any tips for improving linework in ps?

>> No.4197504

the main figure feels a little stilted and the clothing needs more details but a lot of the surrounding people look quite good in a stylised way and radiate soul - you just gotta fix the centre image, personally I find lowering the upper eyelid so you cant see the whole iris makes it look more natural.

>> No.4197507
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Been working on using watercolour and combined digital/traditional work. I drew the lineart and used watercolour graphite to add shading - then used photoshop to clean and colour.

As much critique as possible on anything. Texture, shading, composition, colours, designs, etc.

>> No.4197510

This sort of reminds me of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs, prolly cus of the dot cross-hatching. Neat stuff anon!

>> No.4197586
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how fucked up is my drawing? I don't think i'm all shit in painting but i certainly suck at draw

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>> No.4197651

Work on the chickenscratching and replace them with flowing lines but it looks pretty damn good anon.

>> No.4197670
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Is good to copy yoh yoshinari eyes to get a better understanding of them?

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>> No.4197693
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Am trying to learn how to draw cloths. I dont even know where to begin outside the basic shape. What are good sources to learn from about clothing. Or is there something i need to get a better understanding of prior to drawing clothing.

>> No.4197696
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Your eye and nose areas are alright. However once we look at the rest of the head sadly it falls apart. Please study the rest of the building blocks of the face and head, forehead, ears, chin, neck and so on. Ears are pet peeve of mine as so many artists neglect or hide them (Yeah I am looking at animes covering the ears with hair all the time) When ears are one of the core building blocks of the head, they are just as important as hair and eyes to know.

Another advice I can give is to draw the entire head first before adding the individual parts like eyes, that way you will be able to build the whole head before getting into the details.

Side note, having an eyepatch on to cover one eye is something that judgemental individuals can interpret as you covering it because you found that drawing the second eye and make it match the first one to be too difficult so you just hid it instead. But I'll give you the benefit of the doubt that you had a different goal. Remember, drawing the building blocks of the face individually in a vacuum is way easier because they have do not have to fit with every other part from rest of the face/head but if you do need to draw the whole head then everything must fit together or else it won't look right.

>> No.4197700

Start with drapes and sheets over objects.

>> No.4197727
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>> No.4197766
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a torso anatomy study, excuse the arms and legs, added them just to see if the torso looks ok

>> No.4197767

To be fair, i never encounter any problem on the 420 besides the lasso thing, but maybe i got use to it being my first tablet. Thanks for the recommendations, will take a look at them.

>> No.4197768
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did this yesterday too

>> No.4197769
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and this

>> No.4197772

Friendly reminder that confident drawings and not perfect drawings is what you should be aiming for.

>> No.4197777

from what im seeing i think your trying to practice anatomy, stop it, it isnt time for that, improve your perspective and form understanding then go for anatomy

>> No.4197780

Work on your faces

>> No.4197785

>Work on your faces
work on everything my nigga damn

>> No.4197790

>that ass
nigga im diamonds

>> No.4197850
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thanks, heres the original pic
yeah I know its shitty quality, but cmon

>> No.4197862

Won't looking at naked women for figure drawing give your brain a dopamine rush and urges? How did the old masters like Michelangelo and Da Vinci during no nut November?

>> No.4197875

They had sex with women (or in the case of Michelangelo, probably boys)

>> No.4197902
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Hi /beg/. Started drawing again this week after a decade of no drawing. Can I post here?

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>> No.4198078

>probably boys

>> No.4198086
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>> No.4198150 [DELETED] 

If I do studies like these every day, will I improve?

>> No.4198174

I'll go back to that

>> No.4198195

Wasn't Da Vinci a fan of homosexual activities also?

>> No.4198207

Good advice. Thank you very much!
I see now that I made the main sphere follow the hair instead of the bone underneath as well...

>> No.4198251

Pretty good, I love oni girls.

>> No.4198256

It’s not gay if the boy is cute and girly, everybody knows that.

>> No.4198289

why is your file deleted anon?

>> No.4198372
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okay i redid it for you to give back a bit to the community. If you follow the numbers and pay attention to the side notes, you can do this successfully every time. Follow the order or close to it but dont change it too much.

>> No.4198379
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another one, if you guys have any advice or see anything wrong with this please do tell.
I'm almost sure that the Trapezius is wrong but I'm not sure how it would really look in this pose

>> No.4198382
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heres the ref

>> No.4198392


loomis' faces keep laughing at me

>> No.4198397

Yup, if youre trying to do this to reference pics you always need to do this in order to reduce your mistakes:
Imagine them bald
1. Draw main perfect circle.
2. Draw line from top of ear to edge of closest eyebrow.
3. Draw perpendicular line to #2 line
4. Draw the foreshortened curve of circle by using the edge of the eye as outermost edge. The ends of the circle meet where the #3 lines touch the blue main circle #1
5. Draw the curved eyebrow line in foreshortening (imagine a cheese wheel and how it curves)
6. Place the imaginary middle line which curves all around features, keep in mind that the top of the curve on fore head needs to stay in the center and bottom needs to be in middle of chin.
7. From bottom of line #3 and #4 place curved line to middle of nose.
8. Place line from eyes by using the resting place for eyeglasses (blue arrow next to #3) to find placement.
9. Draw da chin

>> No.4198424

Thx for the tips anon!

>> No.4198459

Every time I try to draw a body with construction it ends up looking all retarded. When I draw by instinct and eyeballing it looks a lot better. How do I get better at construction so I can do it properly?

>> No.4198477
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Don't use such shitty ref next time. The back is very flatly lit and the muscles are stretched in this pose = less form.

Supraspinatus sits under the traps and has very little effect on surface form. The spine creates a gap between the erector spinae.

The red parts in pic are bone landmarks. I'm not that confident in my back anatomy but I think my version is more accurate.

>> No.4198519
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i didnt know the abs are even visible from this angle, thanks anon!

>> No.4198544

Thats pretty good anon, did you drawing that from a reference?

>> No.4198561

Saved! Thanks again anon. A few pointers go such a long way when you're a total beginner.

>> No.4198562

That reference isn’t flatly lit and you can definitely see the anatomy and form of the back with this reference.

>> No.4198571
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If I keep doing studies like this every day, will I get better?

>> No.4198572
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I tried that 3d Loomis thing

At least it not Chris chan teir

>> No.4198585
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i did another one!
also the erector spinae thing from the last one, i knew it goes under the lats but i wanted to show it anyway.
any how what do u think of this one?

>> No.4198586
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i hope this is a better ref

>> No.4198590

i know i didnt do the pose correctly, ill make the next one better

>> No.4198591
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Ok guys, lay down your criticism. I tried to do a slightly different pose than this result, but it was too hard to frame it properly. I dunno if I failed.
I used a rougher brush to ink, happy with what I got, but doesnt looks good as the baphomet Ive drew previously.

>> No.4198594
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Quick colors.

>> No.4198611

thanks senpai. is this any better?
>do 3D sketching beforehand, as it makes all the difference
like a grid?

>> No.4198612
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shit. forgot pic

>> No.4198616

How long have you been drawing for?

>> No.4198634
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>> No.4198636
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Will try it with more heads until it sticks.

>> No.4198640
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I'm not even into Bara but this is the first time I'm having fun drawing in a week

>> No.4198649

Draw more of him.

>> No.4198650
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Anything egregiously band so far?

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>> No.4198676
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Dunno about the hidden part of the jawline.

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I don't know how to paint, Do I use a hard brush or a soft brush? When I do greyscale I just paint with paint apply brush.

>> No.4198712

your ellipse is wrong
tilt it a little bit more to the left

>> No.4198714

How do I learn observation?

>> No.4198717
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Nvm I'm too retarded to figure out hard edge brushes like wtf.

>> No.4198737

That's far from the only thing you're too retarded to figure out though.

>> No.4198741

True lulw. Tho you should pyw instead of just shitting on me.

>> No.4198761

I already did :)

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>> No.4198780

here :)

>> No.4198788

Oh I see what you're doing you fucking pussy, that isn't yours you're trying to get me to shit on someone for no reason. Why do you even bother posing here? NGMI crab omegalul

>> No.4198794
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you replied to my drawing this is not your art

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Yup, I think I see it.

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>> No.4198861

Looks miles better already, with less lines cluttering the sketch youll see improvement in no time.

>> No.4198876

very nice anon, good line economy and 3D thinking

>> No.4198879

I’d fuck her thorny pussy.

>> No.4198884

Really good linework. Got a blog or something?

>> No.4198887

Thanks! :)

Back to drawing boxes for a bit though! Don't think I'd be able to easily turn these shapes in 3D space yet.

>> No.4198893
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I drew myself and my wife's boyfriend.

>> No.4198900

Thank you. And sorry, but I don't think I'm at the level where I should bother keeping a blog.

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>> No.4198913
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sketch for new drawing

>> No.4198914

You should, at least for your sketches.

>> No.4198916

Looking good. Is that curved vertical line the “flow”?

>> No.4198920

well they call it the line of action in various sources

although I don't mark the spine in particular

this technique works best for me, I always start with that line and a circle fo the head
i dunno if this is a good thing to do

>> No.4198924

ok i found a sources that does it exaclty how I try to do

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I know. It always ends up that way unless I think of a pose in advance.

>> No.4198939

Anybody here with an iPad Pro have experience with the Paperlike screen protector? I wanna get it but it’s almost $40 for a pack of 2.

>> No.4198941
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I'm about to lose it , I don't understand how to set up a hard round brush. I feel like no matter what either 1. the edges look really soft and everything looks muddy or 2. it's super hard and nothing blends.

This was done on procreate but I have the same problems on PS. I feel dumb as hell

>> No.4198949

Should I focus on books and post here or follow drawbox and post on r*ddit?

>> No.4198951

Any screen protector is probably going to be that price or more, especially considering the screen size.

I find the screen easy enough to draw on. Hasn’t hindered me in the slightest.

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birthday yesterday parents asked if I wanted something. Wish me luck

>> No.4198961

fyi hard round brush is a meme if you ever get told when you are asking on "how to get the texture like this"

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why not just pirate?

>> No.4198975

Mm but isn't it a good standard brush? Or should I just be using whatever works? I'd like to practice painting properly without sitting there messing with the settings forever

>> No.4198980

I want the feel of paper with the convenience of digital. I never realized how good it feels to draw on paper compared to digital.

>> No.4198993
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Don't know how to color Anons.
Help me...

>> No.4199058

The yellow and orange bits are too close in value to the red, so it looks like his face was splattered with paint instead of it being light. Aside from that good job.

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How do I know which color to use?

>> No.4199080

Any color is ok as long as it as the color of the light source is consistent. Try making gradients using rgb sliders. They show better how light works when colors are added to each other.

>> No.4199093

No problem friend. Good luck on your journey.

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So how would I start painting this?

>> No.4199145

Nope just sitting on a plane.
The skull is shitty because I wasn't looking at one.

>> No.4199178

Block in the whole thing with a neutral value. Define a light source and block in the lights. Render.

>> No.4199186
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Is there a flexible construction method for positioning the eyeballs on the head from any angle?
The moment the head turns slightly, I just can't grasp where to place them. Something like in the pic (#6) is what I'm trying to get at.

>> No.4199206

Jesus do you map the facial planes like this for every drawing you do?

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I fond a good brush set for Krita to fallow Bob Ross but I fucked up the default presets trying to make one for landscapes/The Joy Of Panting. Is thare a preset manager somewhere?
Also, I can't do the exorcises in Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain in Krita.
It's been months and I feel like I got nowhere.
pic related is a parody I made recently.

>> No.4199240

3 years

>> No.4199243

This is just a picture I found online. Step 3 is prob as far as I go for getting a sense of the head.

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Is this a pretty good regimen to use?
I'm already reading Perspective made easy, but is the whole path effecient? I've been drawing since I was a toddler but never really did reference pictures or studied until now.

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>> No.4199330

I think that is the least of your problems, man. Anatomy is fucked.
Make, take this dudes advice

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>> No.4199435

How should i approach drawing a tall and skinny girl when I'm used to small and busty girls

>> No.4199438

I really don't get Loomis at all. My heads just look very wonky, flat, and disproportionate. But when I follow Proko's video it looks way more natural, even though this is a summary of Loomis.

>> No.4199442

I love these

>> No.4199443

da Vinci explicitly denied this charge, although his distant relation Franco Zefferelli was a homosexual and died this year. We won't be hearing too much about him at the Oscars since he was a staunch Catholic.

>> No.4199447

lay back, relax, think of the counter-reformation and the rest is easy....

>> No.4199453
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what do I have to keep in mind when cumming up with poses that depict movement (especially in more action type poses)? some of them just seem to use a lot of foreshortening and perspective (for example images of guns being pointed towards the viewer or towards something outside the image), others seem to place a lot of emphasis on the gesture.

I also would like to know what are some things anatomy wise to keep in mind to maintain balance in the pose.

>> No.4199468

sort of. You have to go beyond the bare minimum so don't just copy everything from the books, actually take the exercises in them and practice them. Understanding the theory and method is necessary and all but its the actual practice thats going to make you good. it depends on how you use the books

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I heard the clothing on this one doesn't look good. Particularly on the hat and the lower part of the dress. The upper part of the dress feels flat but I'm not sure why. What particular could i do to improved upon it, if salvageable.

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Drew this from imagination today after watching 10 pages of bridgman anatomy, left is before watching bridgman.

Both were made without using reference.

Started drawing a month ago.

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