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

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And don't forget to HEED THE RULES

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>tfw want to learn to draw
>tfw 87 years old
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>want to learn how to draw
>tfw no eyes
>want to learn how to draw
>tfw not existing
>want to learn how to draw
>tfw hate working consistently towards any goal
>want to learn how to draw
>tfw don't want to learn
>want to learn how to draw
>tfw don't want to draw

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>tfw no artist girlfriend
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This thread inspired me. As a side-project I think I'll start now a doujinshi about a guy who wanted to draw anime and become an animator in Japan, then discovered /ic/ and at the end finished as a whore sold to the brothel somewhere in europe.
I'm down to see the final product.
Why so she can make sparkledogs and frozen all day and give me 0 useful crits or advice on my shit?
One of the reasons that I'm learning to draw is so I can one day give a face to my imaginary girlfriend.

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Ok real talk why is she so attention whoring and secondly, why is she proud of her so called 'Autsim'
what do you guys think ic
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Found this on her facebook. Looks like it's either fake pencils done digitally or a sketchbook page with some digital marks on top. Not that it's too good to be a regular drawing or anything but the marks look rather suspicious.
Its pencils with some additional values brushed ontop digitally.
What the fuck even is autism?

The pilots hinted that I was autstic but fuck if I even know what that means to me. Jasmin is autistic from what I can remember too.

Thinking back... it makes sense. I mean, how many other kids in grade school could remember all the capitals and countries of the world? How many other kids were drawing the United States with every state in scale and proportion from memory?

That's some pretty autistic shit.
there's digital in there 100%

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Post your current drawing here and provide helpful criticism and advice to others!

Please make sure your posted image is clear, DOWNSIZED TO AROUND 1000 PIXELS WIDE, ROTATED TO THE CORRECT ORIENTATION, and that any unused space is cropped.
If you want critique on a drawing from the previous thread, you can delete it there and repost it.
>dA /ic/ group :
>/ic/ Resources/Reference/Downloads/Links:
>>General resources :
>http://sites.google.com/site/4chanic/ >http://sites.google.com/site/artandwhatnot/
>>fellowBro's books :
>>more gay ass books:

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My first draw.
Took me like 5 hours.
I don't have tablet, just a mechanical mouse.
I have future in this?
Congrats. You managed to make a shitty drawing even more shittier.
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just another character, trying to get proportions right, any thoughts?

the reflectance of all the surfaces seem a little too similar, there should be a contrast of texture between the sword and clothes. Great job otherwise
Don't study or redraw bad art.
You may think this is all you can do, but study some fundamentals and you will be amazed at what you are capable of. If your are going to study ir copy, always do it from someone way better than you. That way you actually learn something and have room to improve. Have a standard.
Also, don't draw with a fucking mouse. Clearly you have a camera, ink a drawing and and transfer it into the pc. But don't worry about coloring until you learn how to draw.

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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.

Feel free to post even the smallest exercise you have done to show you are still trying, do not give up, make someone proud.


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

>change camera capture settings to something smaller

>send to computer and resize in MSPaint

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Thank you for the input so far, I will be working on my gestures more. I've been going over nargyles drawings to see how he does gestures and learn from them.
they are eyebrows though right?
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Opinions?I'm not 100% with it.About 90%, but I worked very hard on this and spent a long time, but I care about improving.Any suggestions?
You know, I just stumbled across this today.

I had a ref image for Tokyo Ghoul that I used, but I quickly dropped it after initial sketch and I just did my thing.I really enjoy drawing fucked up shit though and I completely forgot Agony was a thing.Definitely going to draw shit from it thanks!

Anyone know any good tutorials for watercolour? I'm just starting out but I'm pretty lost. (pic is not mine)
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any good watercolour tutorial specifically focused on architecture?
Don't talk shit about daddy Gurney.
>meme artist
Come on now son, i know you like dinosaurs, but there are better artists out there.
Jesus christ this board.

No shit?! But his blog is great, lots of good info, tips, and references. And his book is the best there is about color.
Buy some watercolor board. Shit is mind blowing awesome.

Side note... who the fuck am I even talking to? What's the point of me posting on a fake fucking board and internet. Seriously, fuck this.

where the fuck is the artbook thread? don't have the OP template for it since I don't usually make it but let's go.

what are you
>looking for
>saving up to buy
>have coming in the mail

recently got this in the mail, the interview at the end was the best thing about it. doubt it's getting scanned anytime soon, it's like 400 pages.
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Zeen chin's first artbook. Don't think you can get them anymore since he said himself it was a limited release. He plans on making a second one which I am pretty sure with but limited as well. Expensive as shipping since it is from Malaysia.

Also don't have a scanner bud.
Get all the artbooks you want, you guys will always be trash.

some pictures are a tad blurry. better lighting and it should be fine.

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not me
I don't need to try, I'm talented.
Seriously, you faggots need to fuck off. Why are you obsessed with me? I'm a hobbyist. I have a life outside art. I'm not trying to be a shut in loli drawing hentai fapping no gf having weaboos like you guys.


My nose.
I think ppl are starting to nosefag in here, it's getting confusing.

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How much of this are true?
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where did you get the imges lol or is that just a random asian ?
I got to borrow my friend's 21ux and I'm kinda bothered by the parallax. Are newer models that much better? I was expecting it to be like a big iPad Pro with a apple pencil but the glass feels so damn thick.
I seriously had people in my class who uses the trackpad whilst designing things.
they were flabbergasted when the prof asked them to leave.
We literally had 20 of those tablets laying around for people to use but those fucktards still used their trackpads.
I would kill for an art class who has that
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I am a charcoal and pencil guy, mostly portrait comissions, and I am trying to get into oil paiting. The thing is, I have no idea where to start. I bought some mediums, color tubes, two canvas (which are now in the trash) and some brushes, but I have very little knowledge of he process itself. Any help would be great!
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>/ic/ discusses something they have no knowledge about
this thread is gold

Remember to oil out your canvas before painting, OP.
This guy has a lot of videos I have found pretty useful.


>blending on canvas
>not blending on canvas

Blending on canvas, at least before covering your whole painting with paint is THE most n00b thing one can do and main reason for paintings not looking like anything at all.

What are some good resources for designing mechs?

Right now all I have is a basic understanding of vehicle architectures, but I'm still at a loss on how to remix all of this into shit like Gundam.
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Google for:

mechanical joints
sheet metal design
sports car exhaust

and similar. Think for a bit what are the characteristic features of the products you will see.

I'll tell you on the basis of pic related case for computer power supply:

- everything based on rectangle/box shape
- grooves and holes are repeating
- concentricity and order
- consistency: bending is everywhere the same with the same radius

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Anyone use this?
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Trace is for existing drawings/photo/works. It's not trace (and more importantly not plagiarism/illegal) to draw over your 3d model you posed. Same for tracing a photo you took yourself.
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Tool > Preferences > Effect Tab > Main Effect = Wireframe
I disagree. Even if you provide the raw material yourself, drawing over a 3d model / photo is still tracing.
It's not a problem by itself, you can learn things that way, and it removes the copyright issue but you can't say it's not tracing
ty my boy
You could call it tracing but since the pose and angle are yours it's still much better than the usual tracing. I don't see this method as a problem. The lack of definition of the models won't help you for good anatomy and you overall still need to know your stuff. It's a very good way to make a solid base for your drawings.

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Be honest, a major motivation to git gud is to get that hipster pussy
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>wanting to interact with retarded immature millennials.
Being a /fit/ d/ic/k is patrician tier.
>not going /fit/, /ic/, and /fa/
Gains don't matter if you still dress like an autist
Lol interact with the older females then.
>not want sweet tight Gen-Z pussy.

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

>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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Lava had a rough life :(
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I'm sorry;
Traditional because I don't own a tablet (lie) (but I can't use it)
I hate imgur it's such a crux...
I'm not stealing this but it's from my website, this submission
I let you all down ;0
eh, could be worse, could've drawn a rhino fucking a bird up the ass with its horn
>rhino fucking a bird up the ass with its horn
But that was the best picture of the whole collab...
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the star of the show

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