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>why is this more appealing than it's 3d and realistic counterpart?

why is anime style so fkin appealing.. even chink rendered stuff doesn't come close. And modern western style is literally bottom of the barrel
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>>3606551
Because it’s got less detail leaving you to fill in the rest with your imagination which knows you best. This is the superior Japanese comic way.
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>>3606786
underrated. took you long enough to post this ic, then ignored it to give (you)s to bait posts
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>>3606875
this reminds me of the
>anime is whites/ animes is chinks
discussions we have around here. it's ambiguous enough to let the viewer complete the information, but ppl from different nationalities will fill in with different info
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So, source?
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>>3606875
/thread

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>He fell for the Loomis meme
Loomis is to Bridgeman as Durer is to DaVinci

Stop measuring and start drawing from life, observe the forms, and train your eye to capture both, "Man and the intention of his soul"
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>>3604427
jesus christ go read bridgman's complete guide to drawing from life
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>>3604427
There is literally nothing constructive about the middle. You can literally just look at people and figure that out. Notice how with the bridgeman pictures the forms simplify and fit into each other mechanically? I bet your art looks like garbage.
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>>3606773
Pearls before swine

>>3607095
People are just too literal-minded to understand why Bridgman and Hogarth's drawings look the way they do.
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>>3604424
Based
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imo loomis is good for learning how to draw simplified anime grils

hogarth and bridgeman are good for learning how to draw everything else

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I am coming back to drawing after a solid break of a few months. I feel like I forgot everything and I can't do anything anymore, what would you recommend to draw for a swift skill and confidence recovery?
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>>3607115
why does it never work on my own greyscale paintings?
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>>3607297
stop being a faggot and make something fun

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Ok guys, so I've been digging these photoshop brushes by Justin Gerard since a while now. The thing is they are waaaay too fucking expensive, since the "Sketching and Drawing", "Watercolor Vol.1" and "Textuture" bundle costs $50.
I will finally buy them this week, but it would be nice if someone else who also wanted to get these for a lower price would like to part costs with me since it's a lot of money for just some photoshop brushes.
If so let me know here so we can share the costs and, of course, the brushes.
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le bumpity bump
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>>3606137
Spoonfeed me, got a download link?
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>>3605939
>paying for brushes that mullins and whit brachna gave to everyone for free 10 years ago
if you're dumb enough to buy brushes, you deserve to be ripped off
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>>3606137
>>3607056

phew
>meanwhile special brushes are shared only within selected dm and discord groups
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>>3607223
>being so stupid to think that brushes matter that much and that there is a secret society of artists that only share shit with each other

Go draw you absolute cretin.

So how do I draw anime? Don't tell me to learn realism, it's clear they're all copying from the same source because some things are always drawn the same way like hands and pointy chins.
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>>3605460
>drawing an*me
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>>3605460
step 1: find anime artists you like
step 2: incorporate certain aspects of their art that you like into your own art
step 3: grind that shit until it becomes muscle memory
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>>3605460
Feels so good to know none of the people making these threads will ever make it. You deserve it.
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>>3605460
This is really good, who's the artist? Or anyone know people with a similar style?
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>>3607220
ngmi

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what are your thoughts on drawabox.com?
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>dunningkrugerabox.isis

No thank you!
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>>3603914
Yes, because one is about teaching you to feel form and the other is a challenge which brings together all the knowledge you've learned.
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>>3603294
the guy who runs it is nice. Went from no skill to working pro in 2 years
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>>3603294
It's shit. Why even bother with crappy free resources when you can just pirate the great ones instead
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>>3603294
His attitude towards digital art makes his lessons largely irrelevant to the majority of aspiring artists on the internet in 2018- nobody specifically wanting to do digital art wants to spend years learning traditional art, and then spend another decade in "I'm still just not as comfortable with my tablet as on paper" territory while re-learning/translating it to a tablet.

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Why is so much of OC so bad?
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>>3604773
tfw a child has better character design than you do
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>>3603811
>/threading your own post
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>>3603808
Underrated post
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>>3603808
spbp
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>>3603464
What's that

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1. What barriers of entry exist for a westerner who wants to start making doujins?
Obviously the language barrier would exist between the artist and a non-english speaking audience., which can be fixed with translations.
2. What is a good platform to post doujins (either parody or original) onto?
3. Should the artist post online as a solo artist or do they need to join a group?
4. Is full-color work more valued than black and white, regardless of lineart quality?
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yeah good luck with that lmfao
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>>3605443
Is there a really high barrier to entry then?
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Keep in mind this is the opinion of a complete layman, although I suspect you'll find nothing but laymen on /ic/.

The main issue with living from doujins as a westerner would probably be a publishing one. The Japanese are an extremely xenophobic culture, and exchanges between Japan and the west are very limited. From what I can gather, for everything business-related, non-japs are treated as a completely different entity from japs. This doesn't mean it's impossible to make business in Japan. There's some western media that are super popular there. But all those that have succeeded, and reached Japan, have done so because they had a large western audience. That's not the case with doujins to my knowledge, or at the very least, no one here pays for them.

Giving yourself the objective of "making doujins" is the same as wanting to make anime. Few people will take you seriously regardless of your skill, simply because of how the culture is set up.
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If you want to make doujins just make doujins. No one can stop you. If you want to make money be a plumber.
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>>3605426
stop drawing anime

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Working on a brand new portfolio. I only have two finished illustrations so far and I don't want to pad it with studies. Should I post these on artstation or should I wait until I have more finished work?
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>>3607187
artstation would be a good start, post link so i can follow

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disturbing art thread
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Disturbs me because how bad the anatomy is
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Unpleasant to view.
Shit use of color.
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>>3606839
like all of your art, and illustrat's, and of that spamer
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>>3607090
more like spasm-man

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Use it or LOOSE it.
First Edition/ Coraline Edition.

Resources:
How to-
https://www.proko.com/how-to-draw-gesture/#.W5_Lj3pOlTs

Reference websites-

https://line-of-action.com/practice-tools/figure-drawing/

http://reference.sketchdaily.net/en/

https://www.quickposes.com/en


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>>3606274
>https://line-of-action.com/practice-tools/figure-drawing/
>figure drawing
i thought you said gesture not fucking figure
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>>3606937
you know the gesture pics can be used for figure and viceversa right? the difference is what the illustrator focuses on and not the ref
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>>3606937
oh my god, please be b8.
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>>3606976
>>3606941
do you even know what gesture drawing is?
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https://www.thoughtco.com/sketching-101-what-is-gesture-drawing-4125487

this will come in handy for you turds

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What are some other ways to draw the simplified figure like this? The loomis one is kinda uh..
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How to learn to do this? Am I supposed to stare at a reference and try to break it down as simply as possible.
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>>3606635
we have a head, a torso, and an abdomen, this is apparent in any figure and will follow similar proportions, arms generally reach just below the crotch and crotch is equidistant to head and feet. imply gesture by following the spine, and generally start with the head
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>>3606635
Just look at pictures of people both static and in motion, take note of the basic components of their body, maybe even print some out and trace over them with the more basic shapes until you are familiar with how the abstract tubes and blocks represent the more detailed parts of a human body.

>any more comments?
>u-uh, I like how you drew a thing
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>>3606931
god she looks just like my art teacher, and the thing was she did't even draw she was a photographer
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>>3606931
>"uuh yeah the pink and the green really don't go together, I think it would be better if you changed the-"
>"UH Excuse me anon! we do not tolerate that attitude in this environment, I'm going to have to ask you to leave the room!"
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>>3606931
>laughing on architects
OP is a faggot, more news at 5 pm

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So I'm having problems with 3/4 heads.
Mostly when the mouth and nose starts to overlap the rest of the face.
If you guys could help me by pointing out the mistakes and how to draw it correctly I'd be grateful.
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>>3604715
sticky
loomis
/beg/
please
use
your
brain
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cmon bucko.... is it really that hard for u to see ur problem?


like... did it not naturally come to u that maybe doing studies of heads in the 3/4 view would be beneficial?

also u'r having more trouble with the eyes than anything else. doing studies of HEADS!!! real people HEADS!!!! will help you understand the facial features in all the dimensions (3!!! )
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>>3604717
Good non advice.
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You are great at drawing Jewish people.
>>3604715
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Draw this and report back in this thread with your study

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>>3604791
The format is like Degas meets Dr. Suess. I've since altered her back but I should have drawn the crack of her ass higher.
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There aren't a lot of drawings out there that I feel do justice to erect nipples.
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>>3586514
>navel size of a manhole
>2/10 would not impregnate
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>>3592043
>any race besides white
>more appealing than white women
LMAO, opinion discarded.

The very top tier Asians are more attractive than average white chicks? Yeah, no shit. More attractive than top tier whites? Not a chance in hell. And the average Asian woman is a moon-faced sack of ugly. Get off the goddamn internet, you sound like a virgin.




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