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Post your prints here! Anyone talentless furfag (like most of /ic/) can pick up a pencil and paper and scratch out lines but only those who are *actually going to make it* try something as involved and creative as printmaking.

>Created a new thread since the femanon cunt in the other one is a talentless hack that only posted bullshit flowers.
Keep that flowery bullshit out of this one you cunts.
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>>3276781
that's pretty cool, anon. looks like a small piece. did you crop it?
most universities with a print workshop offer private classes or are open to people just coming in and joining the course, depending on the head of the workshop and the capacities - there's terms where there are very few students signing up for a print course or a lot of them dropping out midway. sometimes old students can just come in and work at no extra charge. maybe you can find some way to get to talk to them, like an open studio day or something and ask if you could get a stone or a copper/plastic plate to work on. worst that can happen is them saying "no" or "you have to apply for the course". give it a shot.
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>>3275852
YOU HAVE TO DO ETCHING
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>>3276901
(I'm not OP, it was this ravaging femanon from the other printthread posing as me) >>3271963

anyway, I DID
and i would have loved to do it some more. but our instructor was this stubborn old man with a really annoying dogmatism and he'd bully you out of the workshop. he'd start to change your plates, temper with the press, leave you alone in there and go home, although he left the place in a mess and generally was unsupportive af. would've loved to do more etching. can't anymore, no more access to any workshops.

do you have etchings?
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>>3276872
It's a pretty small work. Only about 6"x8" or so. I've looked into it, I might see if I can't audit a few print making courses at the local university, but I imagine that would be very difficult since the local university is one of the best in the entire country.
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>>3277731
>but I imagine that would be very difficult since the local university is one of the best in the entire country.
ok, well, i guess the people running the workshops are still human beings. if they are friendly and open to it, they might let you try things out. you can say you are interested in applying, but you aren't sure if it's your thing yet.

All artists idealise their models, from Rosetti's drawings of Jane Morris to weeb shit. Post faces that match your ideal lighting, features and proportions.
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>>3277221
Great brow ridge
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>>3277221
>>3277222
Bresson definitely had an eye for em

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I just noticed this proportion error in all of my drawings of heads. The side plane is always too wide. I'm very confused by this, because I am using the Loomis/Proko method, and always work from a perfect circle (circle template). Please help
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>>3277727
Nice Walter White
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>>3277727
Have you considered the possibility that you're not drawing them too wide, but drawing them too short?

Fancy, complicated constructions won't help you much if you don't nail larger proportions first. You certainly do not want to use the as a guide if you have an inexact grasp of the angles involved. Decide length and width first with a single large shape, then fit those constructions within.
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>>3277858
i love you
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Keep in mind that the skull is far from being a perfect sphere in real life and comes in all sorts of different shapes. The only reason you do the Loomis method is to practice how to get the perspective right and with a rough scaffolding for the actual drawing. You don't actually learn anatomy by practicing Loomis heads. That you learn by drawing real heads and skulls.

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How true are artist stereotypes?
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>>3277143
the "perfectionist"
>will call greatly crafted pieces of art shit
>actively finds the most nit-picky reasons to laugh at others
>isn't actually a critic; see above
>probably thinks that only realism = good art
>"LOOMIS"
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>>3269541
>scandinavian
>bloodline isn't infested with promiscuous hoes

Pick one
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>>3272487
>unsufferable pretentious retard
Now it sounds like we're describing artists!
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>>3269416
i only fit 4 of those
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>>3269416
The ones I have towards trannies, negroes, jews and tumblr fags have all been true so far

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Post 1 (one) thing you have improved on that you feel happy about lately
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I finally figured out what he meant by this

My problem was when I used the grid method and this method, I would have y and z down, the verticals and the vanish point lines, but not x. I just just needed to draw x on each little spot, whether it be towards the vanish point or not on each section of the "box."

I feel pretty good about my figures now and they feel more grounded on the planes they're on
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>>3274809
still got a ways to go but I'm able to construct form my imagination!
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>>3274809
I got better at rendering.
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>>3274809
I got a real job

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why is the /ic/ community only made up of beginners and anonymous posting illustrators? why is it always impossible to discuss 'Art' with a capital A on the internet? is there something about spending a lot of time on a computer that filters out artistic minds?
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>>3276667
>I know how to open developer tools!
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>>3276815
>i refuse to accept that i was wrong about my samefagging accusation
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>>3276722
Don't worry about age. When i was in art school (at a state uni, not private art school so i can't speak to that) there was a LOT of transfers and ppl who decided too pursue art after doing something else. One woman had a successful corporate career and still came back (was absent or late a lot tho). Another woman had a teenage son that would tag along sometimes. Apart from that, many people transferred after doing 2+ years in a different major or school. Don't worry about your age.
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>>3274445
I pretty much only post here when I'm on the shitter and have nothing else to do but fuck around on my phone.
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>>3274421
i come here to shit post with the horde and talk about construction, when i want to talk about artistic merit or history i go to the gallery or the art house theater

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Thoughts?

Well?
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I used to be really active on this board 3-4 months ago, but for some reason I stopped going here. I miss it. I used to be pretty popular too.

>>3276656
it's good OP
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>>3276656
Needs more emboss

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What does /ic/ think about Bob Ross?
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>>3276769

I genuinely think he made the world a better place through his art, and that's the best thing anyone can hope for with their art. His personality and TV show was a part of his art.

A great artist.
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>>3277449
But look at how many colors he is getting out of those strokes. You'd have to do more bullshit if you were working digitally.
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i want to try to paint along with him but im afraid it would suck and disappoint his ghost
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>>3277653
Your reluctance to try and fear of failure are what's disappointing his ghost.
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>>3277658
god you're right i will be better for his ghost, ive always wanted to try the one he did for the colorblind viewer

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in honor of MLK day in the usa

Jean Michel Basquiat and Jimi hendrix (not visual art but w/e) are two inspirations of mine
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>>3277215
Did I miss a new copypasta?
2018 is bring the memes...
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Fred Perry
youtube.com/watch?v=Qk08nxbp_JQ
youtube.com/watch?v=pMhfbLRoGEw
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Always admired Njideka's work, dig the candidness it has.
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>>3277003

Dan Lish
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>>3277302
i like this very much

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Found while exploring an abandoned building, What are these symbols?
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Propably "xer_x" no idea what that arrow downwards is supposed to be. Not the greatest tag ive seen..
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"XEROX"
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It says "xerox" lol

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Last Thread: >>3244161

Rules:
>Every reply has to have a piece of your work attached
>It can be a sketch, WIP, finished piece, whatever
>You can't reply to anyone without uploading another piece of your work

Have fun!
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>>3274187
Ironic character design is always interesting. The more ironies your character has, the better.
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>>3274767
I really like this
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>>3270226

Work in Progress. Trying to really learn that "wet" lighting that rainy days have.

Hard to get much personal experience in Los Angeles.
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>>3274268
what an obscure codpiece to wear
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how to find it

idk im good at realism gridded photo bullshit
i guess the world needs murals ? thats my experience anyway
i've been paid to draw hentai
and i like just doing zen like studies of shit/landscapes

is the answer to ikigai (why I get up in the morning) to draw realistic allegorical but risque women in front of landscapes as murals?

it would explain why the majority of fine art has been that
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>>3277547
I wouldn't take life advice from a country of unhappy, drunk workaholics and a literal suicide forest.
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>>3277555

over generalization is a bit too n the nose for my tastes. America is no different, yet everyone considers it the paradigm of success.

show me a modern day country thats any different and don't gimme that norway and netherlands life satisfaction socialist hippie bullshit

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>do studies, read books, practice stuff I like
>make good progress, make some art I am proud of (albeit amateur level)
>get bored and stop drawing for a month
Why do I do this? I pick up the pencil but the thought of having to practice boring stuff literally hurts my chest. It's like doing history essays in school all over again.
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>>3277513
Modernity has destroyed your attention span and motivation. Go live in a cabin
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>>3277513
Draw things you enjoy then ya dingus
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>>3277541
I don't want to blame this board, but this board has given me the idea that I shouldn't bother drawing things I like until I'm worth my salt in fundamentals and realism
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You need to decide how seriously you want to take art.

If you just draw for fun and don't have any particular end goal, draw when you feel like it. If you either want to become a professional or at least be a serious hobbyist with a dedication to your craft, you need to start developing discipline and routine so that you can push through the boring stuff to reach your goals. Sometimes it can be boring minute to minute but long term it's still satisfying, but to reap the satisfaction you need to stick with it. Also, obviously, mix stuff you find exciting in with the 'practice'. It's still practice to draw things you want to draw, you're still getting mileage, it might just be a little less efficient than more focused studies.
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>>3277558
No that's stupid and one isn't exactly mutually exclusive from the other, you can draw things you enjoy while still challenging yourself also you shouldn't be concerned with going professional, that shouldn't be your motivation for drawing to begin with.

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I have been going on walks and drawing trees (fallen, dead, etc.) and i have been seeing a consistent pattern in how i draw them. i only draw the outlines with little detail.

Any suggestions on how i can make them more like actual real trees? (i don't really use a-lot of color other then a black ink pen)
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>>3277510
i like em, post a few more
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wow thx here u go
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>>3277510
>>3277511
>>3277522
that's aquarell paper, m'lady. why do you use it for a drawing? do you plan on coloring it afterwards at all? if not, it's a waste.
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>>3277534
well i was until i realized i didnt have any water color. So now im just tying to make it as detailed as possible. and i need help with hat.
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>>3277537
the uneven structure and grain of the aquarell paper makes it handle a lot of water very well, not warping after drying and all that. using it just to make marker and pencil sketches on it is not ideal. you'll also easily get frustrated, using the wrong materials, as you have to press the pen harder, getting jagged lines etc. i suggest you use a different sketch-pad for the drawings.

>Any suggestions on how i can make them more like actual real trees?
it's kinda your job to find a way to draw a tree so it looks satisfying to you :[ that's the whole point, you know? just to start you off: drawing only the outline disregards the light situation. every tree on a normal day has a darker side, depending on where you stand. sometimes, the blue color of the sky is reflected in the shadow. the part around the trunk is also important to base the tree in the ground and convey a feeling of heaviness and scale.

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Post your current drawing here and give constructive critique 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.
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>made this
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>>3277944
Every bit of advice helps alot thanks dude.
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>>3277949
Gotcha, thanks.
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>>3278204
Leave this board, you fucking retard.
I wouldn't repeat it twice.
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>>3271544
Perspective on the bed looks a little weird, particularly that bottom line. Other than that it looks like it has potential.



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