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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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>>2581836
I tend to exclude him given is exaggerated anatomy. He also couldn't draw/paint women well, and the Sistine Chapel looks really weird up close due to the illusionistic elements used to compensate for the vaulted ceiling. He's a master to be sure, but not somebody that I'd recommend for what I can only assume is a first master copy.
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>>2581835
I usually do, just sometimes it helps a lot to ask what to search for. I've never tried a master study before and want to try it for mmrgl's challenge.
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Strumming?
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>>2580998
Yea but susi has the right to bitch about brexit because what they did is fucking retarded. All the politicians there are in damage control

>w-we would like our own immigration laws Europe
>b-but we still want free trade with you guys
>Merkel: nigga really

Also Choob is still a chode
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>>2581938
>what they did is fucking retarded
>Also Choob is still a chode
I agree with all of that but pls keep that shit out of here, the last thread already got shit up enough by /pol/fags.

Draw a dog
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Here's one I did a while ago, pic is of it before it was completely finished but fuck it this pic is close enough.
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gabe

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Reminder that if you pander for likes/shares/(You)s/etc. and the like, rather than doing art because you love making it, you should fucking end yourself you back-patting whore.
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>>2581625
Yeah, I was expecting something close to the capital.

>Tfw you see girls with "Tokio Ghoul" T-shirts every fucking day on the street.
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>>2581607
Well 3rd world countries are usually a decade or two behind, right? So of course anime is hot right now. I bet you guys love Michael Jackson.
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>>2581004
But I like drawing waifus, faggot.
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>>2581917
Funny you say it. I really got into smooth criminal a few days ago.
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>>2581004
No, most of the people who draw the popular and trendy shit just have popular and trendy taste. So while their art might be decent, it's almost guaranteed that they are as obnoxious as the fans they attract. Even when they try to pretend they aren't on the surface. My only beef with fan-art is that it gives fan-artists a false sense of accomplishment, bloating their egos, since they are using someone else's IP and creativity to get them any attention. So they end up thinking they deserve more respect than they really do as creatives.

>>2581043
Most anime are literally marketed toward teenagers, not kids. And just about all the millennials who got into anime did when they were in their teenage years. So it's just anime appealing to the target audience it's suppose to. I don't know how anyone over the age of 25+ can be into the garbage japan still shits out on the regular though unless you're talking about the more mature shows that get released periodically.

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What the fuck did I just made on my phone?

I just used similar strokes on different layers and ended up with this.
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>>2581868
Anon, drop the bong.
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I...

I either see a money or Ninja Turtle...
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>>2581877
Monkey*
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>>2581868
>What the fuck did I just made on my phone?
Ugh. This is a photo of the inside of your rectum, isn't it?
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>>2581907
N-no.

How can an iPhone 6 fit in my ass?
[spoiler]Don't fucking answer.[/spoiler]

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last thread reached Bump limit: >>2547044

If you don't know where to start, read the sticky.

>>1579290

For critiques about your work, go to the corresponding thread.

>>2570843 - Beginner thread.
>>2571096 - Draw thread.
>>2574535 - Anime/Manga thread.

Please refrain from making your threads if you only have a single question.
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I recently reinstalled photoshop and I think I'm forgetting something.
I used to use flow a lot, but now when I try the setting does nothing. Pic related, same brush at 100 and 20% flow, no difference whatseover.
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How do i train my eye to be so god tier, that it can find the flaws in my work as easily as it finds the flaws in other people's work?

Self critique is best critique or so they say/
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>>2581679

Practice.
Seriously that's all their is to it. You need to sit down, stare at your (or someone else's) work, and identify flaws. If you need some more specific advice I'd say try and put the flaws you find into words, just going "this looks off" and not actually diagnosing the problem is less helpful. You can also practice by critiquing others.
Obviously this requires knowledge, it's harder to spot an anatomical flaw (besides really obvious ones) without knowing anatomy.
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>>2581679
Most basic way to do so is just rest. Leave your drawing and do something else, come back later after lets say 5 mins. Point being while drawing, you get too used to it and miss mistakes. If you are working in digital art, flip your drawing horizontally, works with the same concept, your brain will think of it as a new shape instead of the previously one that you got used to, giving you new criteria.
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>>2581639
i might be wrong but i'm pretty sure flow only works on texture brushes

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Does drawing make you more attractive to girls?

I've noticed as soon as people find out I draw and see my amateur shit, they think I have so much talent and immediately place me higher on the social value ladder. Even if I personally think my work is shit (that's what browsing /ic/ has done to me, probably for the better so that I continue to improve)
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>>2580777
Money is not so important. It's sufficient that you can support yourself and have some extra. The vast majority of the population falls in this category.

t. richfag
(Remember Elliot Rodger?)

It's all about the face and height. I even have the face, the money, but I'm a manlet. I also have a lisp which ruins chances. Many people forget how important voice is. Having top pronunciation and a deep voice helps.

Women are like children: they want to have fun and want to experience exciting things. Having a gf is hard enough but keeping her is a full time job, especially if you are an introvert who prefers to do things at home.

If men were rational they wouldn't bother with girlfriends. But we need it. We are programmed to need it. I feel it every day. It's hard to opt out, so we continue trying. It's 9 months after my last breakup now and I chatted up close to 60 girls and went to 4 dates. It's a battlefield out there. Guess I'd have better chances if I had a large social circle. I notice that girls rarely are single. Either they have a backup in case their bf leaves them or they are looking for a replacement because they plan to leave their bf. A shrewd gf (and they are all shrewd) will have a small window where they aren't taken. Women also don't seem to feel the need to have a partner. They are happy to be alone and life the lifestyle that the Cosmopolitan recommends: strong, single and career-minded.

We have to lift harder, git good at drawing, advance our career, read more books, cultivate more passions, dress better and study conversation techniques every day until your shitty personality is finally overcome with that of the NEW CONSUMERIST MAN. The consummate accessoire for the ladies.
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>>2580180
they just wanna be your friend because in the future when they get a shitty idea for a comic/band/youtubegamingchannelthatwillgetamaximumof12subscribers, they will want you to spend your free time making all of the art they want/need.

Just go ahead and tell them all to fuck off now.
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>>2581915
Seems the opposite to me. Women can't stand to be alone and need to be in relationship at all times. While I've decided they're pretty much not worth the effort. I can just jerk off from time to time and not have to put up with them. It's hilarious when women post shit on facebook about things men need to start doing to keep a woman. Bitch please, what do YOU have to offer ME? Pretty much nothing but a warm moist hole. Meh.
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>>2581888
>checked
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>>2581590
And discussing ideas using yourlogicalfallacyis as reference is the same as discussing media using TVtropes as reference, so shut the fuck up and learn to actually converse with someone because pointing out why someone is wrong does not make you right.

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I'm trying to work on my digital art, but I can't seem to peak any interest on it, and I don't know what to do. Is my art bad or what?
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I ususally just use lumi and shade after to give it more dimension because I usually end up with it looking flat like this one
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>>2581925
Post traditional work.
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>>2581925
check out the sticky, it gets tossed around a lot for good reason. You're a beginner so you're gonna wanna start from "Key to Drawing" (the sticky recommends drawing on the right side but I prefer this) and from there you can move on to fun with a pencil by Andrew Loomis (don't try to mimic his style, just try to learn what construction is). Again, check out the sticky, there's tons of resources there and you'll probably find what you're looking for.
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>>2581932
>>2581929

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Do you remember the image/scene/cartoon/movie/game that gave the spark for art.
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I watched the behind the scenes movies for companies like blizzard and other animation studios, and that pursuit of creating stories and worlds was too enticing to just say "That's nice." I really wanted to make artwork after that. I know its not really the question you asked, so I'll just say WoW :)
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This. it made me want to do comics and animation and art in general.
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Not into guro but I do think its fun to draw
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>tfw your first inspiration to draw was Inuyasha fanart
>tfw you try to look for the pic you know inspired you
>So much porn in google
>porn i recognize

Luckily I've grown away from anime but i struggle a lot with facial proportions because of it
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Vocaloid and curiosity.

I wanted to do a whole vocaloid song on my own, not only learn what was necessary to compose the instrumentals, I wanted to learn drawing to make the illustration for the video and learn Japanese for the lyrics. Of all these 3, composing music was and still is the hardest to me (After 5 years of learning Japanese, 3.5 of drawing and 2 of composing music I only have like 4 proper finished songs )

Fortunately drawing really ...really got into me, I've been drawing every day since I started back in 2012/2013. Now I want to change careers and become an illustrator some day.

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>>2577048
Head & Neck anatomy book release fucking when?
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thank you

you just reminded me why i love /ic/
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How can a book that censors genitals even pretend to be a worthwhile anatomy book?

Name a better book? Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist
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>>2581926
Forgot pic
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>>2581926
It doesn't censor anything you fool. This book is for aspiring mangaka and as a result it teaches you how to draw genitalia in the correct Japanese style. Obviously a pleb like you wouldn't understand.

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Tricky Bridgy edition

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 your mom proud.

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

Do not forget to PLEASE RESIZE and crop your images before uploading them. 1kpx is fine.

→ →
There's a new sticky in town! You can see it at:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VfDTpLLVl5bWUGWguswKpPFml533luI8-NBd1EGYHnA/edit



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>you should never use symbol drawing
>except always, when you do something like the reilly method
What the fuck am I reading
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>>2581830
how are the musclegirls going

>>2581852
either grow up and analyze what you're reading to understand or drop it

>>2581834
pick up a method of construction
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>>2581834
Draw them lower to the ground unless they are slaving.
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Draw what you see instead of what you think you see.

For instance, if you look at the eyelashes. You drew them as individual strands. But on the photo, the eyelashes don't actually appear that way. There is just a shade of black with tuffs of hair appear at the very tips.

Your mouth is also very different from the photo's. If you notice her upper lip is more horizontally angled while yours are more raised. Also, the teeth gaps are different and her bottom teeth are not shown.

I'd say most of the problems can be solved by just trying to be more accurate with your angles and lines. Follow the curves of the photo more rather than reinterpreting them.
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>>2581613
This is very cool! I'm not the drawer the thanks for this. This is extremely helpful.

I was having a lot of trouble drawing faces lately because I was spending so much time filling in every little detail. But your paint over reminded me that it's all about blocking in the shapes and shades.

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Last thread: >>2567426 >>2567426

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, do you know the mahou kotobas that turn it all upside down?

>Fresh off the boat? Get back on the boat and read THIS:
http://www.squidoo.com/how-to-draw-learn

>/ic/s (new) sticky:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1VfDTpLLVl5bWUGWguswKpPFml533luI8-NBd1EGYHnA/edit
>Hitokaku Index
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~zm5s-nkmr/
>0033
http://www.pixiv.net/member_illust.php?id=59317

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Very early rough sketch but any feedback would be appreciated
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>>2580979
>I already posted my blog in this thread
i dont see your tumbl anywhere in this thread tableguy... if you mean you posted it in past alt art threads then i wouldnt know.
i was genuinely interested in seeing more of your work, so i hope you can put your cynicism at ease
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>>2581628

hi firez

Eyes shouldn't be that far apart unless she's looking past the horse.
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>>2575817
almost done
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>>2581664

Thank you anon.

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What are your thoughts on Poju?
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>>2581885
>Poju's Secret Journey animation
WHAAAAAAAAAAAAAA
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>>2581900
I can cook way better than my girl.
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>>2581903
Good to know
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>>2579312
Po-jew?
Po-who?
Femboys are pretty shit btw. Just admit you're gay f@m.

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In your opinion, who was the best surrealist painter? Dali? Miró? Ernst? Tell me.
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dunno but I like Geddes
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>>2581257
That looks good and weird but I wouldn't really call it surrealist
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>>2581261
What's not surreal bout it? Beskinksi is my pick.
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>>2580688
>Tell me.

Me.

>>2581261

I like Max Ernst and what he did was sometimes kinda like >>2581257
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>>2580688
Magritte, because while other artist's works were based on the confusing ideas and imageries dreams can contain, Magritte's works were about the clarity and insight they can provide. His works are so singular, clear, straightforward, I never get tired of the ideas he shows.

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Previous Thread: >>2546824

Bring us your roughs, your storyboards, your pencil tests etc. Talk about industry, schools, the hopelessness of it all, how we all gonna make it etc.

If you're gonna post animation that isn't yours give source or state that it isn't yours.

Keep shitposting to a minimum. Don't feed the trolls.

>Stuff you may find useful, books basic program tutorials etc
https://mega.co.nz/#F!3p8CwQZD!DR2mC-kw0TyQQ8Uw3T6JYg
https://mega.co.nz/#!TdclgBqS!QWLS9f3ogerhJDfxCYPv_yFKRR11tP_IC0eaA4sEwug

>Reference stuff you can find with a simple google search
http://www.referencereference.com/
https://vimeo.com/groups/aniref

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>>2579017
>6-8hrs drawing a day
That's some dedication.
You're probably gonna make it, good luck.
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>>2580059
>slothyslothson.tumblr.com

he he he
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>>2580299
and your labeling pictures as little girl meme face.

yikes
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>>2581512
really good, but a little stiff looking. exaggerate those poses more!
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>>2581804
it would be nice if I was a neet


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