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I’m trying to get back to drawing, I’ve been trying to draw random animals from memory, it’s much harder than I thought, here’s my first attempt. What are other exercises and challenges that would be effective for me to become a better drawer/illustrator?
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>>4212629
nb
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>>4212629
>>4212632
This.
Observation is an invaluable skill for drawing from your imagination. I would suggest reading Keys to Drawing by Bert Dodson.
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>>4212903
It’s been a thing I’ve always done, over the past few years I’ve kinda stopped due to work/school
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>>4212632
>>4212900

Interesting, suppose I don’t really have a real reference for something I want to draw (exotic animals, places or things I don’t have access too) what do I do then? I sometimes feel like it’s cheating to look at images as references, what would be the most rigorous way to go about it?
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>>4213371
If you wanna draw exotics from life consider a membership at your local zoo, or even just try going to a pet store during off hours. Most carry reptiles, arachnids, and exotic small mammals these days.

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What do you think about old videogames cover art /ic/? It seems to be a lost art.
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Cover of the Rondo of Blood SNES remake by Akihiro Yamada (same artist from >>4211373).

Fun fact, Konami changed Richter's design when they discovered the artist directly based his original design on Ryu from SF2.
That's why Ayami Kojima redesigned Richter again in subsequent appearances.
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>>4212075
>talking shit about japanese illustrators illustrating illustrations for japanese videogames
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>>4213263
>Prince of Persia by Jordan Mechner

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>>4210715
I don't know shit about lighting
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>Haha, I'll make it surrealist to cover up my lack of skill
Take pity on me, tell me I'm good and that I'm GMI
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>>4210715
Bundle of sticks
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chuchumba
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>>4210715
I feel like I did this wrong.

Give me actual criticism
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>>4213323
I think you should focus on the drawing. The main issue here (as with most paintings) is the drawing.
Work on making solid drawings, then do monochrome paintings, then tackle color
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No fundamentals. Good-ish technique. A little muddy for my taste.
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>>4213323
You didn’t study the form enough, focus more on the drawing to make sure you know how light will play off the subject. The colors are awful as well. Painting technique seems like you haven’t experimented enough.
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>>4213487
>>4213539
Thank you:)
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>>4213323
Anatomy is off in general, facial features look too flat, particularly the lips and the disappearing shoulders. Colors look muddy and bad. Is the yellow outline supposed to be rim lighting? If so, it is much too thick, too consistently sized, and the color is completely wrong.

>>4213329
>Average composition.
There's nothing going on with the composition at all. It's a centered portrait with nothing keeping the eye from leaving the painting at the top.

>>4213381
Medium has nothing to do with anything.

>>4213412
>>4213434
Loads of misinformation here.

Know any good art books /ic/?
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>>4212065
ive been trying to find it for a long time
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Dude, weed.
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>>4212124
it's been up on this board for years now, man.
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some of my favorites out of sadpanda favorited:
Oobari Masami - Robot Soul
Kim Jung Gi - 2016 Sketch Collection
Katsuya Terada - Rakugaking
Atmosphere (Ebisu, Tarou2, Yone) Sketchbook 1-3 + HAL
Yukiko Nakatani - Toei Animation Works
Nakamura Yutaka - Incompleteness 4
Yoshiaki Kawajiri - Vampire Hunter D storyboard book
Mamoru Nagano - FSS designs 6: XROSS JAMMER
Nishigori Atsushi - Telegenic!
Amano Yoshitaka - Japan
Yoh Yoshinari - (literally every single one)
Megaman Zero Official Complete Works
Koutetsujou no Kabaneri Gengashuu
Macross Chronicle - 30th Anniversary

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>>4213429
Uru's Frozen design collection is a must read

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Does anyone know books like this one? prefereably, one that doesn't involve viewfinders or handcraft in general. I use my left-side brain more than my right-side brain. So it's more difficult for me to learn to draw
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LOL can't believe you fell to this meme
1.Realistic drawing is a left brain activity.
2.Drawing on the right side of the brain would results in complete trash modern art with no fundies

3. Right side of the brain is used for design and composition

this is why many people who have shit right of the brain can draw really good but cant design for shit so they become art instructors


tl;dr art is like math. This is why you can recreate its rules with 3d engines
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>>4213301
Are you 15?
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Not sure if bait, but Keys to Drawing is much better then Edward’s garbage but it still has it’s fair share of flaws.
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>>4213301
>>4213287
> muh sides of brain
A myth. Anyway, Keys to drawing. And I'm sure as hell that sticky has it.
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>>4213287
>Wants to learn how to draw
>doesn't want to involve handcraft

IC is getting smarter by the day, or with worse bait by the hour.

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3rKrTehORY

bruh
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>>4213383
>my word is dogma
Shouldn’t you be drawing?
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>>4213383
Not him but I don't find it dubious that a successful mangaka doesn't need to work 16 hour shifts and eat dog food out of a dumpster you fucking retard.
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>>4213383
>NOOOOOOOOOO!!!! Successful people can't sustains themselves on a comfortable lifestyle doing something they enjoy!!!!
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>>4213383
>resorts to autistic green texting when he gets BTFO'd
The seethe
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His station looks comfy as fuck.
I just checked his manga out, now I feel lonely as fuck. Thanks OP.

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It's time to try something new! Upon many polls made, This is the new resulting template.

THEME: Comfy Home

RULES:

1. Request a tile before you draw.

2. You can only request a tile that:
is adjacent to a completed tile or on one of the 4 corners;
is NOT adjacent to a another tile drawn by you.
also, if it is adjacent to a tile in progress, you must first let them finish before starting yours.

3. No copying and pasting any other images. the content in your tile must be drawn by you.


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>>4211676
>>4211706
Nice croissants
Almost done, just 4 more comfy drawings!
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>>4211849
Sure, I’ll post link when I’m done
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Bump
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So /ic/ restaurant next huh?
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>>4213134
please not another indoor map, can we do one or a few outdoor ones before going indoors again

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Notice something?
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>>4210391
We should form an unholy alliance...just sayn´
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>>4210391
seems pretty interesting
thanks for introducing me to it
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>that shitty painting app
uh... slavs?
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>>4210391
Half my favorite artists are Eastern European or Russian... maybe I should move to Poland
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russian /ic/ looks amazing bratan)))

how to fix /ic/

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in a few weeks i will live on NEETbux for about a year to improve at drawing. Any suggestions for a schedule or what to avoid/look out for?
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>>4213375
>that pic
phw
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>>4213410
https://www.artstation.com/olly

https://ollylawson.co.uk/
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>>4212902
You should constantly have aim and projects for what you want to do and achieve when and how.
You should also have an endgoal
What do you want to be able to do by the end?

By the way if your'e starting from 0 a year may not be enough.
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>>4213433
bretty cool but not very original concepts tbqh
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>>4213433
wtf tehmeh is olly? I thought it was someone else

We need to use our collective mind to determine if the ipad pro 12.9 is the absolute BEST drawing tablet before BLACKFRIDAY

I'll start
Pros:
>Seems to have the best parallax
>Best colors
>no lag
>Can be used for other stuff
>Pen needs to be charged
>Overall superior pen

Cons:
>Screen too small to work on all day?(need feedback on that from ipadfags)
>Scuffed photoshop
>No hovering pen cursor

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since new iOS you can connect externals to your ipad
how much space do you get ?
is 64GB enough?
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Saw the thread, thought "oh nice it can't be that expensive", then remembered that I live in literal shithole
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>>4210266
>Do NOT get the latest one
im about to get one this week or next, which version would I get? and would an apple store still carry a previous version?
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>>4212942
>Not trusting the common man.
Murican confirmed.

And im saying buy it used cuz anon think he can get the ipad cheap on black friday even though they raised the price 1 week before they lowered it.
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>>4212769
This isn't how you greentext you stupid fucking retarded newfag.
>Sorry not sorry.
NECK yourself.

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>Animation Thread Discord
https://discord.gg/Ju9NuWN

>51 exercises to try
http://www.animatorisland.com/51-great-animation-exercises-to-master/

>Books basic program tutorials, etc.
https://mega.co.nz/#F!3p8CwQZD!DR2mC-kw0TyQQ8Uw3T6JYg
https://mega.co.nz/#!TdclgBqS!QWLS9f3ogerhJDfxCYPv_yFKRR11tP_IC0eaA4sEwug

>Reference
http://www.referencereference.com/
https://vimeo.com/groups/aniref
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRvspTjApofA2Yg3i10gTdQ
http://www.rhinohouse.com/

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>>4212765
>horoscopes
Sorry I meant rotoscoped
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>>4212766
nope, imagination.
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>>4212773
You lying piece of NGMI trash.
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here's a rough running
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>>4212802
I hope you're joking

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Make a collage of artists/art pieces you love and have anons guess you're age,gender and skill level
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Apologies for the absurdly large influence map. I have a wide variety of tastes (from cartoony to realistic) and wanted to showcase my various inspirations.

I unfortunately don't know the sources for most of them (especially the pencil sketches and watercolors), but if any anons are interested in a specific piece, I'll see what I can do.

Feel free to r8, h8, or apreci8.
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>>4213032
despite some very good art in there, i think youre /beg/ and p young, like below 20. also now we're two people with joker art in their collage.
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>>4213032
c-can you name the influences?
They are quite nice, but I don't recognize them

thanks
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>>4212287
Helene Schjerfbeck
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>>4212376
23 actually

The cloud pic is by rinat_khabirov on Instagram

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>>4212577
I like that first one a lot, interesting composition with the perspective of the arms and the box heads

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