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

One-Stop Beginners' Guide
The w/ic/i

And don't forget to HEED THE RULES

Please, tell me where can i found this graal
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Does anybody have this:
Carl Purcell:
Drawing with Your Artist's Brain: Learn to Draw What You See, Not What You Think You See
I really want this
just draw already

No but really. Look out your bedroom window, and imagine everything you see through the window is just a 2d image made up of lines. Now trace the lines. And then practice creating an "imaginary window" in your mind's eye that yo ucan use whenever. That's the only useful thing you'll get from books like these
Also looking for this
seconding this

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Good podcast to listen to while practicing?
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I listen to Sycra's Speedsketch series as podcasts
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>Arm Retrieval
>Stealing Your Dad As If It Were Easy
>Rowdy Fuckers Cop Killers
Holy trinity
>The dick show
literally some manchild sperging the fuck out and arguing like a complete retard, when confronted by the nonsensical shit he says he pretends he's a character and he's putting on an act. This anon is a faggot.

multiple posts encouraged. For me it's Disney style females or legoman fundamentals.
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question: what is the likelihood this guy did this without references?
Still better than you will ever be.
low, you shouldn't see reference as a crutch. you would lose out on a lot if you work on a piece without reference.
he has a solid grasp in his domain and has clearly proven his construction. He does sameface though and there are only so many sexual positions you can draw people in. In some of his art he just rotates existing mouths which is degen.

I admire his dedication to one area, even if I never progress to painting I would be content with sketching the human form fluidly.
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Pls god let me get to this level by the end of this year

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>that 30 year old whos still trying to make it
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>that over 20 year old still trying to make it
if you haven't made it by the age 18 you never will desu
>age 18

lmao if you have reached highschool and aren't a professional just end yourself
>that depressed OP who shitposts on /ic/ because he didn't make it
if you're a NEET you can still make it

if you need employment to stay off the streets it's not likely desu

it's all about the time you have to work
I thought I was the only one who crossposted fit and ic

I've been thinking about this. A woman was fired from her job as a educator because the boss found out she did porn in her free time there was a trial and she lost. I saw a nsfw artist mention that hes a teacher and that one of his students even found his crossdressing pics but there was no drama . So all this made me Is it ok to be an educator and be an nsfw artist in you free time. today sex workers are more accepted and have more rights
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>being this much of a bootlicker
Some people are just don’t think that far. I found the personal website of one of my professors and his tumblr account in one google search because he puts his name on everything
Who said he supported it? Its just the reality of the situation.
It really isn't. There are laws at least in california If your boss fires you for being black, or for being a veteran, a woman, etc.

Discriminating against someone is not someone that can be done. Have you ever read that big notice that employers are required by law to hang citing worker rights?

Have you ever had a full time job in your life?

In context with OP's quesiton, Kinuko from skull girls is the lead animator for Lab Zero games, she draws lewd (smut, vaginas, nipples) and she not only is employed, but regularly holds conferences and shit.
What are his posts like?

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Improvement Thread
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This thread is really sad. Watching people that probably spend more hours per day during more years improve like shit is demoralizing
are you 10 wtf
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I want to go back to when i still had time, grind while u can anons, u never know when life will hit u and when it does, it hits as a fking truck
Damn I haven't drawn in a long time. I used to do it with my little sister, she'd be drawing a typical little girl's drawing and I'd be drawing some animal.
For some reason I could never get myself to draw something cartoony, it had to be realistic with perfect proportions.
I like the life stuff the most. The apple from 2018 looks really good as well as the colouring on Misa but everything else is kinda meh. But don't give up

Is there any way to make learning how to draw fun?
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You're never going to develop any skills with that attitude.
Look at pic related. Do you think the 5-year-old who drew it gave a fuck about how good they were? No, they just fucking drew it because it was fun. Obviously it's not an anatomical masterpiece, but at least there's some semblance of form that the child learned by making the drawing.
the 5 year old has practically no taste and barely understands how bad they are
That's what the first hour is for
yea try banging ur mom while doin it

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Last Thread >>3382277

>What is /ALT/?
If you're looking for a place to post your cartooning then you've found the right general. This is /ic/s 1st and only merged hub where both Eastern and Western stylization can coexist peacefully, hence the double title. However, by community demand and long history, this is favorably an Anime general.
>Rules & Guidelines
(1) Any form of cartooning is welcome; so submit and receive feedback from others. (2) Please resize your images before posting. (3) Share your knowledge and (4) Remember to not be afraid of asking for critique. Most importantly I encourage you to keep discussion at a civil level, but you're more than welcome to share your opinions.
>Where do I go to learn to draw Anime?
ctrl+f artbook thread for books
>Can I get another source?
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>Community Resources
Hitokaku Index
List of active livestreams

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That coloring on the neck makes it look like it's spilling over.
both your nose and hards(including arm) is way too short, overall thou i like your design
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What background should I use?
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nothing the liquify tool cant fix
Not bad.

>this post is 10 years old today

How does this make you feel, /ic/?
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We've been here for far too long.
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what did he mean by this
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>high school was 10 years ago
Has anyone here gotten good since then?

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Study thread?
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kinda spooky
kek /ic/ has a white-washing problem
Thanks anon. Take care of that.
Had a similar problem recently but thankfully it was just due to me sleeping on weird positions.
Draw with your left tho, it's nice experience aswell
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just fuck off and watch porn.

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what separates the greats from the not-greats? looking for a scientific explanation

there seems to be a lot of money in being a great artist these days, but why are there so few greats working today? plenty of people put in the grind and should be great, but they're not...
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so essentially the people who remain meh after a thousand of hours of effort simply lack creativity?
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>Go to artstation
>It is another landscape with big thing and a person with a horse looking at it.
probably just suck. generally people who constantly have to ask others why they suck instead of figuring it out on their own are ngmi. if u want to improve that bad u figure it out
usually those people dont even listen to the advice they are given either anyway and just ask the same question over and over, this is why you need to at least have common sense to make it. plus people always try to find shortcut instead of putting in work and then make threads asking why people have skill and others dont
> people who remain meh after a thousand of hours of effort

There’s no such thing.

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Anyone here have experience adding a Fine Arts minor to an unrelated major like computer science or something? Is it worth it to learn to draw in your opinion? The program includes two semesters of drawing and design fundamentals, as well as my choice of courses like figure drawing, painting, and advanced drawing (whatever that is lol)

Worth it to spend the extra money on these classes or nah? I don't expect to get a job doing art but it's a hobby I want to improve on for personal pleasure, and I feel that a real instructor would be a lot better for me. Thoughts?
If youre doing CS as a major you may already know that art is not a way to earn lots of money. Just as me. Im going to a painting/drawing course every week and studying CS as a major. Improve does not come from a course like this but you will be in contact with art and other artists, wich is nice. If its too much money just forget about it and study at home.

Master AbdallahAbdullahs plasticmaids are well-trained and want to obey!

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pic unrelated. All the art discords im in are full of pitifully terrible beginners/children or dead with no critique. Are there any discords, preferably a /ic/ specific one, that are active with a good mature (adult) community? If not could we make one D:
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Last time I checked this girl had a nice discord with yev-san, and modeseven in it.
Worth a try if you're interested.
The problem with art discords is if you let everyone in, it increases the amount of shitposting.
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Anyone want to talk on discord and draw?
tfw you're below /beg/ shit and you wanna make it and be part of the community

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