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Hey /ic/ Could you please help me?
How to draw like pic related. Look how smooth/tender looking this skin and clothes are. I have no problem with drawing and lineart but when it comes to shading it is really hard. I am using krita btw.
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>>3859345
I'm not OP, but thank you for these! Very helpful.
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Just use the brush in Photoshop. It automatically applies color temperature and light direction to forms.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNH00yk_ycM
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>>3859464
/beg/ beckons
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>>3859345
thanks anon some of them are nice.

>>3860179
i cant use photoshop anon. Do you know what is the krita equivalent of this brush?
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>>3860882

It's a joke video, dumbass.

>No trad patrician
So, which one of these are you aspiring to be? Assumming you're not already there
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>>3852844
I technically do traditional only and the further I go, the mroe I feel I can't do anythign digital for the life of me. But I think I fit the class clown the best probably. I have a tendency to draw some short funny storyboards. Though usually mroe shitposty than slapstick.
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>>3860606
They all look like the art of someone who’s just started developing their own style. Makes them too indistinct to be relatable.
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>>3853710
> tfw had a crapton of yikes, ouches and big oofs while reading God-Emperor of comfort zone
How do I leave it?
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>>3860670
Understand that in order to develop you can’t be afraid of making mistakes. Mistakes are nothing to worry about as long as you understand and correct them. So just keep challenging yourself with new things to draw, you’ll fumble at first but get up and think honestly and critically about why you fumbled and apply what you learned.
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>>3860670
Uninstall Overwatch and stop pretending to be a girl.

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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.

Previous Thread >>3853739

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

RESIZE YOUR IMAGES TO ~1000 PIXELS:
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>screenshot the image and post that instead
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>change camera capture settings to something smaller
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>send to computer and resize in MSPaint

READ THE STICKY if you need guidance when you haven't even started

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3/3
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>>3861029
Thanks for reminding me that I need to look for a tablet so I can make the move to digital.
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new thread >>3861230
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>>3860532
This one
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I am trying to get better at digital drawing

How do I become a workhorse like cutesexyrobutts? How to increase discipline?
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>>3859356
His anatomy is bad? It looks pretty passable to me. No six fingers like Sakimichan.
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>>3860535
Not everyone do art to mindlessly appeal to masses for money. Shocking, I know.
If you just want social media success, there are far more efficient ways to whore yourselves
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>>3859485
Do you think she can zip her sweater, or is it impossible?
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>>3860538
>Boiling down good anatomy to drawing a correct number of fingers.
what a brainlet
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>>3856199
He's productive, he's good, he's getting even better.

Look i just want your true opinion on this one, it's sum doodles i did in class.
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>>3860733
chinlet syndrome
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>>3860733
It's evident you spent a couple hours on them. Why did you cut them out? You ask for opinions and not critique so I assume you are begging for compliments
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>>3860733
The style is shit

What's some of the worst/strangest art advice you've heard?

- Never make custom shortcuts in Photoshop or other applications because if you get hired by a studio you will have to use the standard settings (??)

- Not a single professional draws without reference ever. No one can draw without reference

- You get blacklisted in the industry if you draw "sexist" waifu stuff
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>>3849502
>Never make custom shortcuts in Photoshop or other applications because if you get hired by a studio you will have to use the standard settings
i don't use photoshop but surely they have export setting to file
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>>3859893
are waifus even sexist though? Lots of professional artists have done pinups and I don't see how drawing waifus would be much different
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>>3855456
how the fuck do you think cavemen did to get their black for drawing on the walls
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>>3860744
Of course they're not that's why there are quotation marks, do you think the kind of person who'd call them that has a single reasonable thought in their skull
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>>3850073
>don't copy other, be original
>if it's hard it's probably not for you
It's good advice for people who are making it. Bad advice can be just that, coming from the wrong person or given to the wrong person

Ambient Occulsion - Is it cool or does it make the art look like too much of a 3D render?
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>>3859921
Depends on the person. Cool for people who like the beauty for clear form. "too much" for people who like colors and other aesthetics. In my opinion anyway.
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>>3859921
>>3859923 but also I think it depends on your intent, as well. If your looking for fantasy realism, it can add one more layer of realism to your piece
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>>3859921
what a qt
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>>3859930
>ao
>realism

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Any advice on designing/drawing fantasy armor and outfits? I'm not looking towards making it as an artist or anything, but from time to time I enjoy doodling character concepts and I want to get better at it. The problem is that very often I'm split on what kind of style I should go for, how realistic it should be, what sort of references I should look at and eventually it either turns into a hot mess or an overly generic ripoff of an existing design. Pic related is one of my favorite character designers when it comes to humans in armor. I really like how his designs manage to look both fantastic and retro sci-fi at the same, sorta like the older final fantasies do.
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>>3860180
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>>3860164
If you want historical references the Osprey books are god-tier and at this point cover pretty much every armed conflict in world history in an utterly autistic level of detail.
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There are mega.nz links in the Big Sticky, /asg/ threads -and other threads i forgot which- full of fantasy rpg artbooks. They are incredibly usefull for inspiration, look it up.
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>>3860523
>>3860540
Thanks, I'll definitely go check them out. Any advice on finding out my own style and figuring out what kind of aesthetic I should go for? Even with that many refetences I'm still not sure what I want from my designs.
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>>3860820
You will be able to design better as your understanding of clothing, human anatomy, perspective, and applying construction improves. Your style develops as you draw a lot (of character designs in this case). What you want to achieve basically is something that you need a lot of time invested for it to slowly shape up. Let's say you drew every generic from tactics ogre multiple times, used refs, did all sorts of clothing and armor --- you'd have a better understanding of what you like about them and what makes them work and had a ton of mileage in the process, after (and during) which you apply it to your own stuff.

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Is this good art?
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>>3858954
Looks like what some younger people who are starting to get serious drawing do. Not really bad, it's nice and says "I'm trying some stuff"
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>>3859335
This. I mean, I really don't like it, but it looks like the person drawing it is actually having fun (unlike /ic/) so it looks like a good future ahead.
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>>3858954
its homestuck art, so no
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>>3858954
It's okay I guess?
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>>3858954
not your personal army

Does anyone know where I can find a mega or torrent of the Animation Survival Kit DVDs??
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they're on cgpeers anon
fuck this retard btw >>3845955
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>>3844552
>page 11
Never knew that was a thing
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I have the book, bought it last year, but it didn't come with the DVDs. Would be great to have desu.

>>3845955
ngmi
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>>3844552
Not many animation threads on /co/. Seems like /ic/ is the only place where some people are actually interested enough in the animation process to try it out.
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>>3845955
retard

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After Tumblr NSFW purge a lot of artist lose their blogs and moved to other medias. Where everybody is now? Where find artists? Where to move and start again? Where you are?

Post here your art and link to people find you.
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>>3858749
As much as DeviantArt is packed to the brim with degenerates, sub-par artists, and even both, it's still a functioning website for art.
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>>3858801
>Its been a month and Im just breaking 1k.
FUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU-
I started in January and I have 20
Can you post your work to have an idea of your skill level? I draw sfw
Is it even possible to make a following if you're just some nobody
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>>3860745
kek, I also started in January and I have 30. Post your link and I’ll follow you.
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>>3858619
you ok frend? having stroke?
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>>3860749
rather not but thanks

how do I turn art hobby to a living
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>>3860736
assuming I have worked on all these aspects, what next steps would you recommend (to broaden my network and actually get people to commission)
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>>3860738
>post your work
pic related. I do draw semirealistic figures but this is the style I'm most comfortable working with for now

>>3860735
is there any platform you would recommend? didnt try drawing porn but I'm into gore, so guess I could get into some weird fetish stuffs
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>>3860732
why are animefags so braindead
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>>3860773
>is there any platform you would recommend?
everywhere you are allowed to post
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>>3860775
no u

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For me, it's 'Imaginative Realism' by James Gurney
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>>3858989
For you
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For me it's the McChicken
Pic unrelated
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>>3858989
I didn’t know Olivia Wilde liked to draw
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>>3858989
based and dinotopiapilled
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>>3858989
K

>The Old Masters were drawing tentacle porn before all of the animu and mango shit

Take some notes, /ic/
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>>3860456
Based
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>>3859130
>>3859385
> art history illiterate detected
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>>3860727
You can't honestly believe hokusai is on nearly the same level as true Western masters of art.
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>>3859097
>weebs unironically think old jap art is on par with the works of western masters
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>>3860335
>drawing animals is furry
cool story bro

are coloring pencils for children?
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>>3860307
I tend to like the ones marketed towards colorers because they erase, somewhat.
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>>3860307
no it's for autistic photo copiers without an ounce of creativity
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>>3860313
Children and posers who cant into paints or digital.
Art markers are for tryhard posers.
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>>3860449
digital is for soulless faggots
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>>3860307
I like using them on watercolor but pastels are just better.




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