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Welcome to /ic/. If you are looking to hone your creative skills, please consult these general resources:

One-Stop Beginners' Guide
The w/ic/i

And don't forget to HEED THE RULES

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Because we should not have to make new threads or post in draw threads with our fundamental exercises.
Feel free to post even the smallest exercise you have done to show you are still trying, do not give up, make someone proud.

AVOID asking unrelated questions, there is a question thread for that.

RESIZE YOUR IMAGES TO ~1000 PIXELS:

#1)
>screenshot the image and post that instead (I recommend ShareX)

#2)
>change camera capture settings to something smaller

#3)
>send to computer and resize in MSPaint

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>>2878146
Yep, legs too short.

>>2878148
Not sure what you mean by the silhouette. Do you mean that the arms are kinda behind the thighs?
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>>2878018
took me aback wew, good stuff man. Also she ain't no elf. Snake ladies are best ladies

pls ignore the terrible scales am still learning orz
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>>2878157
doesnt look 3d. work on the contours.
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>>2877728
Holy shit I just did that for the first time and it came out so much better! I have been doing circles for a year now. Thank you anon!
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I know I suck but that do you guys think?

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The 2016 is better.
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>>2877408
random circles? and random AO note? do you even?
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>>2877408
>The 2016 is better.

The you are retarded.
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>>2877408
Body is of course better but hat is shit because it's too high and flat, it's just a circle

Now it's perfect
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>>2877410
>>2877420
What
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>>2878210
op here.
lol I was gonna do that, but then it got out of hand. I only like the 2016 one because he drew the hat right. The 2017 one hat is so wrong that it stands out more, and makes the piece look horrible.

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After drawing stuff from beginner thread for a month my eyes have improved a bit and all that passive shit. But I still can't draw a simple face, what was the point again? Sure, I can measure stuff better but it's pointless if I can't do anything on my own.

What do now? How do I start real learning?
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keep doing what you are doing. the practices and studies but start doing your own shit from imagination. or do half and half. do your own shit from imagination but then fix it up using reference. Or find a image you like and change bits and pieces like the arm or leg placements and reference just the parts you changed. Your imagination work will look a lot shittier than your referenced work but that's how you'll get better. by drawing and discarding all that shit.
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Can't remember what minute specifically that was, but i recommend you watching it all or using as a podcast. They talk alot about the specific problem you brought
https://youtu.be/JzOiBK49DbA
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Takes more than a month hombre

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Which ones are you going to this year, /ic/? Or have you given up on human contact altogether?
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>>2877155
Being around people drains my energy very quickly. I'm scared that if there's no one 'safe' with me, I'll be unable to escape and rest, and I'll keep smiling and chatting until I throw up from exhaustion. I don't think it's impossible for me to take this challenge and survive it, but there's a lot of added difficulty here (career-related event, place I'm not familiar with, money wasted if I chicken out etc etc)... I feel tempted, but my common sense reminds me that I'm too terrified to organize a local drawing meet-up despite the fact that I wouldn't have to pay anything and that I could get ALL my friends to come with me.
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>>2877762
I'll be your friend and go with you and we can get a hotel room together and cuddle up in the same bed in fetal position.
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>>2877183
The speakers were nowhere to be seen for most of it last year, except for the good guy speakers who had mentorship groups. But a lot of them I assume were just chilling at the hotel for most of it.
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>>2877894
t-thanks anon
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How are you guys able to afford this? I feel like it's necessary to go to one of these to get the contracts, but how..? It's a lot of money

"Practice on paper before moving to digital" why? Why draw on paper? I've got a cintiq, and a note 10.1 and while I suck at drawing, why should I waste paper when I can draw on my tablet while outside?
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>>2878067
Post your work
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>>2878071
Here is one
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>>2878022
Why not just use a lossless file type then?
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>>2877967
>still feel like fucking with a rubber dick
So a strap on then?
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>>2877429
Don't quit your day job

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title says all, find more of my shit to criticize here:
https://twitter.com/fizzle030/media
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well my first criticism is that I don't get the joke of the comic, and I can't tell if it's racist or not
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>>2878181
i assume you remember video stores having a porch monkey section in them?
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>>2878171
Few places where the words crunch together, making it hard to read. May be worthwhile to push hatman's expression a bit further towards sardonic in panel 2.

Writing overall could use a bump in quality. I get the joke, but the delivery falls flat. Then again, who the fuck am I? No one, that's who.

How do I draw like this?
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>>2877891
>Jean Giraud
>Aubrey Beardsley
>Willy Pogani
>Frank Miller

all great artists to get inspired by. It's Shinkawa's inspirations
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>>2878152
That's fucking magnificent.
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>>2878152
Mazing anon. Well done! Got a blog?
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>>2874715
You just have to load up on Taco Bell and take splatter diarrhea shits, it makes itself
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>>2877981
I hope you're not trying to imply you've managed to emulate his style in even the remotest respect, because you haven't.

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It's making porn illustrations the only way to have success in patreon?

I mean; I can't find a SFW artist that earn the money than Norasuko, DoxyDoo or even Sinner earn per week.
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Where do artists usually upload their PSD to? dropbox? and did they manually send it to their patrons or just by link?
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>>2878079
Except thats maybe %3 of all artists. If you're doing art to try and get famous or rich you will be sorely disappointed
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>>2878091
They meant that it is free for the artist doing the patreon because the artist does not have to do any special editing or anything. They just upload their ordinary work straight to patreon.
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>>2878112
where do you get that number? hobbyist artists i wouldn't count, since many are literally children. they have no interest in making art into their job or taking steps to even apply to companies like game dev, advertisement, and etc.
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>Fan Art
>>2872591

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studies of movie stills? fav kind of thread
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bump
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quickie
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>>2877754
>You sound like one of those guys that are constantly in study mode.

>implying this is a bad thing

literally every great artist autistically studies everything that interests them.
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>>2878139
It's a bad thing if you just study and never do any creative work. A lot of guys too will focus on "the grind" and just do mindless copies as their "studying".
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>>2878139
And yet you aren't learning anything right now, you aren't doing life drawings and you aren't doing movie screen studies that this thread is about, you just came here to derail this thread with your shitposting.

/ic/ BTFO'd again!
I seriously don't get the general hate towards Cyarin here on /ic/.
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@2877489
to be fair you should kill yourself

reminder to filter nosebro and to not give him any yous
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>>2877489
You even suck at being an autistic nosebro. Just go and git gud
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>>2877494
you say whilst enjoying my messages
>>2877496
what the fuck do you mean? My pseudo-autism is unparalleled within this community. As a matter of fact, just yesterday I-
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>>2877363
And I'm sure being a social good-looking female has nothing to do with it.

>>2877267
kek
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>>2877218
Wow, just wow.

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All critiques welcome as I'm trying to get better
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>>2875970
This is a bit weaker than your usual stuff, Mike. I feel like the conceptual potential is there but the execution just could have been better. One thing to keep in mind is feminine proportions too, she's a bit top heavy with a shoulder to waist ratio more like a man-bot than a femme-bot.
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>>2877009
hmmmm that makes sense, i was trying to capture the idea of a skeleton in a machine, but i see where the idea did'nt really catch, so you think maybe thinning out the character a bit would have helped?
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>>2877136
Draw a giant turd next to his ass lmao
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>>2877136
I'm not sure what it is man. Yeah if the idea was a skeleton in a machine I don't think it reads terribly well. Not enough of the skeleton is showing nor is it detailed enough to really articulate that it's a skeleton, and in the case of the most prominent portion of the skeleton showing in the neck and spine it doesn't really look anatomically correct enough-it really just looks like weird wires or something. Ah well!

>>2877136
I like this one
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>>2877147
lol ill have to remmber that for next time

>>2877149
that makes sense, ill try to do better with an upcoming similar design, also thanks for the compliment. Seems like i just really have t o figure what my concept is gonna be and really drive it home.

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working on this nowhere near done i have to do the back ground effects and all just tell the good bad and ugly

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Grand Prize
>You drew everyday for a long time, longer than anyone else. Congratulations. You are the best

Rules
>Update every day at: http://www.lavaflake.com/draw/
>The deadline for submissions is 23:59:59 GMT each day
>You should spend at least 30 minutes on each update
>Miss a day and you lose a token, FAQ is the first post.
>Miss another day within a month and you're eliminated.
>Progress updates are ok but they will be policed like other submissions
>Please wait until page 9 to start a new thread
>Please link to past thread
>Have fun.
>Please refrain from drawing sexual encounters with under age humans ;^)
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>not using self-portraits of the challenge for the OP
Little sad, desu.
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which lassie has improved the most?
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>>2878188
me
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>>2878177
They'd probably get bullied by the rest of /ic/ desu
>>2878188
lol no one ever answers this question. People have been asking since the history of las but they only get replies like "your mom" or "me."
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Ok Jozu, you're up on the character collab, I attached a link to the psd at the bottom

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This thread is meant for artists who might want to try to make anime works in-between their studies. It is strongly recommended that you use this thread in conjunction with learning the elements and fundamentals of art. You can also discuss the visual elements of various professional artists as well if you keep it relatively articulate and civil.

Submit your drawings, receive feedback or critique others! Share your knowledge and remember to thank those who've critiqued or red-lined your drawings. Most importantly, have fun!

Fresh off the Mayflower? Then do yourself a flavor and check out /ic/s complementary subordinate sticky here:
>https://docs.google.com/document/d/1uwaXKU7ev6Tw_or__o8ARpUb6r2rCZYJGqwSFV9AD98/edit#bookmark=id.15jx3pyuimvj
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>Hitokaku Index
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~zm5s-nkmr/
>0033
http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?id=59317
>List of active livestreams
Use twitch #creative

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>>2878130
it doesn't look broken to me what's wrong with that pic?
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Mom bought me a bunch of pens for xmas, where the fuck do I start?

I've only ever used the micron and brush pen...

I'm partial to training on the dip pen
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>>2878192
Obviously the Japanese ones, come on anon
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>>2878155
So far I have a Facebook page called "KT sharp is learning H"
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>>2878194
Damn, I'm so jealous anon. You're fearless and actually draw anime so well. You look like you love to experiment and have fun even if the times get hard. There's so many drawings, much more than I ever finish in a week. It fills me with something, like perhaps that I can do it as well if you can. I wonder, anon, why do you draw?

Also one funny thing I noticed was how you have a ton of figures, an old television and yet you don't have a tablet to draw digitally.



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