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Be specific if you request something: post the cover, book's title, artist's name...
Please be patient, board is slow, someone may answer you a week later.
Please search in the thread and links below before asking for something, it may well already be there.
All MEGA links SHOULD be cloned, they die every time they're posted here.
If any of the links expires or breaks, please inform of it.
Can't find something? check vk, rutracker, ehentai, cgpeers, etc

> Beginner essentials
See https://pastebin.com/riFtG6n0 for details

> Main Book Links

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Looking for this if anyone's got it. Yuji Himukai's 4 other RKGK books would be appreciated as well.
looks cool, need more of this stuff like this scanned
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Anybody got some of the Naoyuki Kato artbooks? Any one would be fine, thanks
I don't know if to ask here or in the nonexistent video course, but does anyone have Toni Infante's gumroad stuff? And if you do but won't share is it worth it?

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Do your reps
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Lets go.
this is stupid, this board is too slow for rolls

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Fucking urge to draw keeps chasing me bro, I don't really have a reason I just do it.

Varied levels of based.
No she lives in my sketchbooks dummy
It calms my ADHD. At least when I finally start drawing.
THIS, goku's philosophy basically sums up what i think of art
Likewise, I couldn't imagine spending hours every day voluntarily doing something you don't enjoy doing.

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>19 years old
>decide to start drawing, want to be like my heroes
>start on August 2020
>fundies and more, constantly grinding
>never let myself doubt, go on and accept crit
>grind my fundies
>month 1 2 and 3 go by, barely improving, others are better than me but im still trying
>month 4
>finally break, acvept that Im talentless
>periods of giving up start
>6 months wasted draeing and /ic/ told me I had zero progress, a child would do better than me
>had fun before but now I've been completely demoralized, nothing works, literally traumatized
What do? Why can't I improve?
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Are you a girl?
Are you a retard?
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listen, im not good either
i've been in and out my art fase for the past 4 years. i mostly scribble and i've been practicing fundies for what a week or 2 total?
i dont want to work in this industry, art it's just an hobby. if you are not like me and you want to make great stuff here some advices that help me sometimes:
-change the way you sketch (cirlcles and boxes can go fuck themself for me, use triangles, ovals, organic shapes and the add a contour line or build your subject from that)
-use different techniques and find what fits you (i.e. i cant draw a portrait starting from a sfere but i can do it measuring and drawing the outline of the face first)
-COPY!COPY!COPY! just like a child! you dont know how to draw a nose? copy what other did and with some anatomical knowledge you'll get it right (you'll eventually be able to absorb a style and modify it)
-and last but not least, OBSERVE, before even thinking to draw something observ it: see how light and shadows work together, how lines flow in each other

this is something i've drawn today just because i felt down, again, and wanted to distract myself. i know, it's not great but it feels like a huge step forward for me (it took about 2.5h also the blue lines are mistakes i've noticed overlapping the pic and the draw)
tl;dr i suck at this therefore dont listen to me
hope it helps even a little bit
See >>5244405

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what is your most "yeah" art moment
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The forbidden magic word.
a word that puts the fear of god into jannies
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I have finally coomed to my art.
o yeh
Have you never watched Naruto? rock lee could not into chakras but he still kicked everyones ass cuz he learned to punch stronk.
Even madara said so, and im not talking about the gedo tensei full tsukuyomi mangekyou sharingan madara, oh no, im talking .......

>be white
>grind ten hours fundies and loomis
>art improves drastically
>look for commissions
>ivan, chang, hernandez and other nonwhites do your job for half the money
Hard being a white man
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not him, but there’s a difference between “not busy city” and “rural”
small towns, suburbs, etc are not rural
rural means farms and shit, having to get into a car to go to the store, having to drive into town to buy basic shit like a tube of paint, etc
>be Hernandez
>be 5’5”
>be 80IQ
>all Aztec qts have posters of white Chads and dream of being colonised
>be unheard of in art world
>culture fucked into the ground and about to be zogged
Haha, nice
>be hernandez
>be 80% spanish
>secretly pity his indio countrymen for being short, poor and retarded
this is basically me, maybe i've already made it bros
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this was almost me but i know zapotec instead
lets fucking go

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hey ngmi bros, i know you would do anything but drawing so let's do this
Post your hopes/dreams, expectations and reality bonus points for time you have been drawing.
Not feeling so good right now at 3 years
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sauce on the first row artist in your pic?
skelly is https://mobile.twitter.com/teru_by_m center i don't remember, right is grandia
whats the difference between hopes/dreams and expectations
'What I want to be vs. What I will be,' I guess.

Focus on your long-term goal. Don't hesitate to act now
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>The rest of (4channel) is good
Lol no it’s no-
> I only come here for lurking /lsg/
Oh nm I see you
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>tfw EXPLOSIVE GROWTH after wrapping my head around 3D construction
It's so fucking easy and quick to doodle my favorite characters in any position now, I can -feel the forms-.
Good job anon keep at it
>look at old work
>half feel like it's SO fucking bad that how did I even draw it
>half feel like I haven't improved much at all
Bros, it hurts. Will I ever get good?
You definitely need someone knowledgable to points out what you're doing wrong. But the answer isn't in /ic/, we're a mixed bag of different mindsets.

That one anon that hired a toptier pixiv artist as his tutor using his furries monies probably got the right idea

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And how you're doing with them
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The villain isn't psychotic like the joker, nor does he have any reason or intent to harm civilians. He just makes monsters/contraptions of increasing danger to test the hero due to a morbid fascination
sucks dude
it's all in the execution
you'll see, YOU'LL ALL SEE
>artists trying to be writers
oh boy i can't wait for a wishful fulfillment story full of anime cliches

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so how many artists got roped into nft art that you know of and how are they doing?
okay so this is basically adoptables
English please
Yes, that is the easiest way to think about it actually. Good job.
looks like it

nft = crypto art

This is now an egyptian art thread since OP is dead. RIP, OP. May the afterlife be kind to you.
I'm not even shitposting, I love this stuff.

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What's your long-term goal anon ?
What are the intermediate goals required to achieve it ?

For me it's to paint appealing figures on the same caliber as Gil Elvgren.
I am slowly going through the Watts Atelier Online Course to get a solid foundation in head and figure drawing and painting.
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it’s not that u realistic if you have a cabin or some remote location where you can keep a girl until after the first trimester so it’s illegal to abort
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>To make the world better and more interesting for those living in it

Anon, you can't please everyone in this fucked up world!
A better place?!
Kill yourself meme tardo
Long term goal:

Not browsing 4chan to concentrate on my drawings, STARTING NAO
Long-term goal is to become one of the best in history. Intermediate goal is to actually have the motivation to draw
>old pinups are kinda boring, i don't even get exited when i see them
You're not alone. I think 95% of western people are like you. All capacity for enjoyment and delicacy burned out thanks to overstimulation (fake food, drugs, alcohol, bright blinking and beeping stuff, hyperviolence and nonstop emotional whoring in movies and tv).

Will anybody from /ic/ be joining talented Youtube artist RossDraw's upcoming 2021 Digital Art bootcamp over on Patreon?

I think there could be a lot of value to be had for /begs/ and /ints/ alike!
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Come on, ross tran is much better than that, he's like "Tracing 2.0", which is copying other people's art/photography verbatim, publishing it as his own art and then refusing to admit it when confronted. Stealing chink on overdrive.
>There needs to be a Coffeezilla "Fake Guru" series on Youtube, but for artists like RossDraws, Ilya Kushinov, etc.
Excellent. Also add people who make fake paid tutorials where they teach you nothing (like Clint Cearley's "Aurora" tutorial, which he markets as a "full process" and then just flatly tells you that he "forgot" to record anything and laughs for like a minute, then just talks generic vague platitudes for the whole course), and Nathan Fowkes (eight week courses where six weeks are his narcissistic life story, and the remaining two are incredibly simplistic, ugly drawings that look nothing like his art).
>Nathan Fowkes
That sucks that his videos are so bad. His books are fucking nice. Guess I'll just stick to those.
>Nathan Fowkes (eight week courses where six weeks are his narcissistic life story, and the remaining two are incredibly simplistic, ugly drawings that look nothing like his art).
I was going through the color course and while there were some decent tidbits, holy shit was it a bad course of him just bloviating about his life. The $20 book is better than the course material.
didn't know that about nathan fowkes, what a shame, his art is really good. any examples of his ugly drawings you're talking about though? don't think i've ever seen anything ugly of his.

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Be sure to also put your art in:

Post-free dice rolling tool:

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I was commissioned for some art of Giant Princess, I don't actually see her on the roll charts though
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don't know if I rolled right but only did the OP one

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Im new here, can we have an animation general please?
This is NOT my artwork btw
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is she gonna spit a big ass hairball
kidding aside I love the movement though
Very noob questions : Is there any example of anyone doing animation alone as a successful job? It looks like animation takes a shitload of time like 1 year for a quality 1 mn animation.
Hasn't there been any kind of successful independent creative using animation in one way or another, like some kind of YouTube content?
If I'm thinking about doing something that's based on animation but faster to do, I suppose the rigging/puppet thing is the way right?
Im also very noob. What do you mean by the the rigging/puppet thing? Can you provide some examples?
Don Hertzfeldt? Bill Plympton?? Everyone who uses Flash???
Peppa pig

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