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Welcome to the OC Thread

Draw someone's OC or post your own. All skill levels are welcome.

Rules:

1: Post a brief backstory if your OC has one.

2: Keep it fairly SFW, please.

3: This is NOT a request thread, also posting your OC also isn't a guarantee that someone will draw your character/ exchange deliveries. Regardless please consider exchanging drawings with your fellow anons as it's what keeps these threads going.

4: Character/ Lore Dumps are allowed, just be sure to specify that you're not posting with the expectation of getting deliveries.

5: Be sure to thank Drawfrens for their hard work as soon as you can, it's just common courtesy :)

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>>5876421
retarded tranny
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>>5876389
>I really hate posting to social media, for some reason I think I'm burdening or annoying people by taking up space on their timeline or whatever.
It's the opposite. By not posting your work you are making people who follow you see a bunch of other dumb shit they're not interested in.
At least that's how it works for me, stupid memes everywhere when my artists are not posting art. Not sure how it works for people who follow 99999999999 artists.
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>>5876427
gonna simp for QT artist forever nigger cant change my mind
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>>5876407
>>5876447
Thank you for the thoughtful replies! I'll try to get over my dumb fear.
>By not posting your work you are making people who follow you see a bunch of other dumb shit they're not interested in.
I've never actually thought of it like this, thanks.
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>>5863226
lol i love it
>>5863910
this is some pretty helpful advice. i really like your interpretation of him, especially because i like to make alternate versions of my characters, including fighting game versions.
also, i somehow didn't think of giving him an animal friend. i might give him a squirrel but a bird is a cute idea too!

i finished a delivery but the face looks fucked up and i can't figure out how to fix it for shit. i might try to keep fixing it or i might just bite the bullet and post it as it is.

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so what's trending now and how to keep track of trends
i spent a year in a cave drawing everyday and have 0 friends
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>Trends
Who cares? Internet zombies? Kek.
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>>5876072
>describes me down to the last word save for the tranny stuff
i'm going to kill myself
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>>5876072
Nobody actually enjoys drawing
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>>5876487
>didn't deny using Internet niggerspeak
Do eet.
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>>5875754
Or do them and let algorithm do its magic once haters start giving views and leaving comments, works better the smaller your account is since the algorithms will see you got a whole lot more attention suddenly that the reports barely matters

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Who here uses themselves as a ref?
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>>5872181
>My hatred for Women has increased ten fold.
Do you not realize the reason she's doing it is because they give her views for it?
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I've tried, and I can't get it to work. Maybe I just need to experiment with the lighting and angle.
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I cant tell if my prof is being dumb or if im being dumb for disagreeing with the idea of just take your own photo reference because online images bad if i want to do shit like dynamic action poses, and coomer shit. >why use online images if the pose might not be in the right position.
ok so teach me how to manipulate parts of the figure in 3d space, I also cant really take a picture of myself doing anything in motion
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>>5872203
The amount of prostitutes and "hostess" in Seoul alone is huge, the rest prey on korean beta simps by doing soft porn on twitch. It's a pretty dogshit society if you're a guy and in general.
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>>5875699
Cope

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Why You Should Copy Anime:
https://i.imgur.com/zNDsyF0.jpg
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kbKqIJcIUCw

**Strive for quantity AND quality.**

Anime Studying:
>Copy anime references exactly and draw them from memory. Use illustrations, screenshots, anime figures, 3D models, etc.
>Don’t copy recklessly. Use construction, color theory, and other fundamental concepts to rehearse a drawing process that you can later easily manipulate for original artwork.
>Post all of your anime studies. Post even when you’re told not to. Create an art community that actually draws and improves together instead of just talking about it.
>Number your attempts and link to your previous posts.
>Critiquers should lead by example by posting their studies.

General Anime Style Discussion:
>Questions about achieving certain styles/techniques/compositions etc.

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Does anyone actually hold up a pen and measure while using digital references? Feels like with the screen being so close, perspective is fucked if you actually hold out your arm straight and measure like you would a distant object.

Do I just eyeball it then overlay ref later to check?
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>>5876211
>Do I just eyeball it then overlay ref later to check?
yep
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>>5876211
I measure with my pen yeah. Those relationships are technically 2d anyway.
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do you guys trace for studies

First doubles will be considered
First trips will definitely do

Anything goes, although oriental artwork is highly encouraged
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>>>/soc/
>>>/fa/
>>>/b/
No one cares about your non-artistic endeavors.
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>>5876561
What do you suggest then genius?

>>5876564
Pretty sure tattoos are a form of artistic endeavour
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>>5876527
Check em
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>>5876551
roll
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Tonyo

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>>5871507
okay i got a boner.
what is this
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>>5868882
If Himmler wanted to ethnically cleanse your people you're not white.
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Do Iranians count as asian?
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>>5871607

Wow this Earl Oliver Hurst guy is nice. He's like American anime before anime.
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>>5866748
Since when the fuck are Turks Asian?>>5867737

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Which one is better? I've heard good things about both and can't decide.
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>>5876536
>It's so fucking easy to pirate though

Not as easy as downloading and updating non-pirated software. I don't see the need to use VPN and private trackers, or to find and download from sketchy websites, then do multiple virus scans, just to install an illegal version of Photoshop and then doing the same for the updates, when there is free or cheaper software that you should be supporting that does the job just as well.
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im using Rebelle/Photoshop now on my cintiq and Procreate on my ipad
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>>5876374
What if I like to draw anime style characters but enjoy coloring/rendering them in a more painterly style?
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>>5876555
What can't you get used to?
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>>5876586
I'm sorry, it's illegal to use the painterly brushes and effects that CSP has.

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what makes an artwork more arousing than others?
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>>5876452
Re-examining it, my problem is more with the strong shadow contrast on every surface I guess; the fact all the values kind of blend together made me mistakenly read it as hue shifting issues.

>I like doing that style but never seems to get any traction
Coomers will be coomers.
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>>5876469
hmm how should I go about fixing the values blending together? I don't really even know where to start.
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>>5876503
Everything has the same value depth, so it reads like the top example here.
This is the simplest image example I can think of what I'm talking about.
Which one does your eyes prefer?
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>>5874114
If it's a buff guy or shota for my tatse
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>>5876554
hmm i see now. thanks!

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Previous Thread: >>5841390

>Rules:
1. Don't post nudity or too revealing works.
When in doubt, post a censored copy here and link to the original off-site (e.g. catbox, imgur, etc).

2. **No Porn**.
No, not the retarded "anything with a body in it is porn" standard or "I see her underwear, MODSSS!!!" Use common sense.

3. Do not post sexualized child photo references. In fact, don't post pictures of children at all.

4. Due to the PPH (posts per hour/thread activity) of this general, please wait until the thread falls to around page 5 or 6 before making a thread. Use archived(moe) or warosu to retrieve the old threads.

>General Resources
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1dQGxsuqPxuu5V9vjgAWrMjnrMXcWfCFYX-d5imdnRgI/edit?usp=drivesdk

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>>5876490
I don't use references. I spent a long time learning how to mentally visualise first and just use mental visualisation.
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>>5876490
gelbooru
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>>5876322
absolute retard
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>>5876490
I'm a teacher unironically
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>>5876490
I only draw moeblobs, using a reference would take me further away from my goals

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ITT: retarded advice
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>>5875748
internalized white self-hatred by people who are at least sensible enough to realize that they shouldn't be worshiping niggers = asian fetishization
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>>5866731
If you really want to use this trick for characters with different heights, draw a line up of the characters first and note where the horizon falls on each character. Or just eyeball it.
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>>5876065
yeah, yada yada, you will never be a jap, you know the drill
i hate weebs so much its unreal
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>>5869900
yeah, YOUR eye level you nigger dick slurping retard
i said characters eye levels, theres no reason whatsoever a characters eye level would line up with the horizon line in a picture
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>>5876495
How about them being another human being of a similar height to you, you knuckledragging fucking ape.

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>>5876413
dilate
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>>5876408
And that's a good thing
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>>5876408
if more school shooters looked like that there wouldn't be any
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>>5876423
women would start doing them, imagine getting rejected by the dedicated school shooter
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>>5876408
He can shoot his semen into my womb at anytime.

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How do I learn to be creative?
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>>5875794
but I draw to cope with not having any of that
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>>5875578
a+b=c
aim for c
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>>5876501
escapism isn't healthy, anon. you're not supposed to be okay with coping.
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>>5876485
>muh glowies
>muh cia
>muh goyim
Why is everything Russians post like they’re playing an improv game that requires they incorporate at least 3 key buzzwords into every paragraph?

And what are you talking about m8 Russians are literally the most self-destructive people on the planet. Why you think the Soviets plied everyone with cheap vodka for 80 years? Why do you think the British plied Ireland with whiskey for 500 years?

Because it keeps people compliant and distracted and self-destructive! If everyone is too busy either being irrationally drunk or too hungover to function, they don’t have time to organize a coup or really even get a meaningful bearing on the nature of the situation they’re trapped in.

Meanwhile pretty much every government in the world is opposed to LSD or mushrooms being mainstream because they make people way less compliant and less easy to manipulate.
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>>5876498
>>>>twitter

Your illiteracy isn’t anybody else’s problem. Nobody is making you come to an English-language image board intended for discussion, and it’s not their fault that you struggle with the language.

If you want easily translatable quips to parrot there’s better places to go.

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>self promo thread

Post your art pages here
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>>5875064
>>5875067
damn your works are fantastic!
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>>5875067
bunch of really good comicsgate artist follows him also
really interesting work anon im following.
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>>5876071
If you get banned alot maybe you have a shit personality
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Like and subscribe immediately
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I barely draw lately and just started posting some drawing I made a while back on twitter just to see if I get any motivation out of it.

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/ic/ humor thread
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>>5865138
I actually believe this is someone else shitposting to make anons here look bad because the same thing happened to me too. Anyone with half a brain cas see that the responses are deliberately phrased to bait and no one who posts here for real would talk like that.
>western standards of white beauty
>heteronormative
The posts "pretending to be me" had the same phrasing and buzzwords. However, I don't think it's one individual boogeyman bad guy with some evil scheme, but probably just a handful of unrelated faggots who wanted to troll.
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>>5869812
Actually I'd say writing a reply like (just using your number as an example):
">5869812"
is actually a way to lose. Because I personally am too lazy to scroll back up and check who ">5869812" was. I'd only remember what ">5869812" had said, so I'd think they had the last word and won.

BUT
It does seem lulz-efficient. They just had 2 short posts, and got back:
>>5869785
>>5869812
>>5869847
>>5869880

If that's not good technique, what is it? I'm writing down his method for later...
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>>5876425
Well I am new to this board, been on 4chan very sporadically since 2011. And my seneschal wisdom tells me you have to be right, at least some times.

Actually though, I'd be more concerned about impersonation trolling on this board versus trashfires like /pol/. It's not just that /ic/ seems to move much slower, so there's more time available...
>ic is for posting/critiquing art
>is like a type of "identity" for the artist, even if they're technically anonymous

So basically yeah, you can repost artwork and it feels more "real". "Oh they posted work, must be the artist." And additionally, the target would take it more personally since it's their artwork associated with the troll now.

But the last thing is, art types (including me) scare me. Whereas a /pol/tard's joy is saying the words faggot and tranny and rope... etc. without getting banned off facebook...
>art kids are I feel like deeply insane. they wouldn't stop at just swears and slurs. they wanna ruin a life, to fuel "the darkness within their artwork" (or some shit)
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>>5876425
>>5876465
>>5868957
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>>5876481
I'm >>5876438 and >>5876465
I guess I am feeding into it by responding but, I wasn't trying to pass an opinion on the rat poster, just a general thought. My recent experience with the online art community was being in a ill-advised, Stan Twitter -themed pisscord server. Kids cancelling slightly older kids for "pRoBLemATiC" behavior.

And before that I had seen all these videos on the Creepshow Art lady from YouTube. Very boring to watch, so I don't know a lot about it. But basically yeah I would be scared of impersonation.

But I thought the rat poster's "Cheesed off" pun was actually real (at least as presented.) Wouldn't artistic types be the EXACT type of person to roleplay as their OC using annoying speech patterns?? Like when an anime cat girl has dialogue with "-nya" at the end of each sentence, or in place of any "na" sounds.

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Previous thread:

>>5863365

Gabe saves the day edition

>What is /fag/?
This is the Furry Art General thread, here we post everything related to kemono, furry and animals alike.

>Rules & Guidelines
Please refrain from flaming, causing drama or replying/feeding those who cause such.
This is a SFW thread only, please take caution so you don't get BANNED for posting NSFW art.
This general is NOT and NEVER will be affiliated with any discord servers, DO NOT click any of the discord links that are spammed here!
As always, don't be afraid to ask for critique!


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>>5875777
>POV you try to escape Anthrocon without getting AIDS
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>>5875303
Everyone wants /dad/ to leave
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>>5875347
>I used to used multiply/overlay in painting shadows and lighting, but I don't do that anymore. I just paint everything on normal in 3-5 layers, going from dark base color to light
Trade secret acquired. Thanks for you cooperation.
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>>5875534
FA means Fur Affinity. Its like a Deviantart but exclusively for furries
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>>5876095
God I really wonder what her armpits smell like now




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