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Exercises to solve the >Looks like I have fucking parkinson and cant draw a line or should I say the famous chicken scratch? This is my first problem to solve before drawing shit
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No. Is it effective?
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There's nobody better than this happy old man
nta but yeah, it is, for long lines, with a bit of training. you can get away with wobbly lines, but it's best to gain at least some control on the wobbliness.

he's like, le archetypal boomer, amiright
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>he's like, le archetypal boomer, amiright
I'd rather learn from boomers whose methods are tried and true than from millennials trying to grift a quick buck
eventually, wasn't meant to be dismissive in any way

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can anyone tell me how he did the cast shadow on the neck? It appears that the rendering on the neck is persevered through some blending mode or something, but it looks like he's erasing? yet it's not a full erase and u can see some of the rendering is preserved subtly
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Nothing more chad
What if I paint planets for a living?
Then you need black for space, or (as I said,) if you want things to look muddy. And sometimes you do... but (generally) not so much if you're working with lighter skin tones, which is what I was referring to specifically. Even darker tones tend to look better when skewed blue or purple.
Vilppu does that type of shading as well. It's pretty common for educational stuff where a 45 degree direct light source would draw attention away from the point of the drawing.
You can definitely use the color black for paintings. If they are shadows or not is irrelevant

How does one design shadows like Sean Murphy, JP Leon and Matteo Scalera in Comics?
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Comic book lighting is just the step 1 of painting that every course teaches you.
You separate the light and shadow but instead of going any further you just make the shadow black and the light white.
Then you can play with mid values by using some hatching along the edges of the shadow or introducing texture into the shadows.
But the core of it is just separating the shadow and light and ignoring everything else.
Look up the term "Notan",a japanese concept for separating light in black and white graphic elements. Search for notan on artstation to see examples of 2 value studies. Search for "notan comic" to see people dissect comics into their compositional values.

Look at artists like Mike Mignola or Frank Miller for more extreme examples of notan composition in comics.

Framed Ink 1 & 2 are two good resources to educate yourself with.

If you want to get really deep you can look into german expressionism in film and how they influenced film noir lighting. Do 2 value studies of black and white films. Watch "Visions of Light " 1992 documentary on cinematography for a list of good films to study for their lighting and composition.
learn how casting shadows works. scott robertsons 'how to render' or marcos mateu 'framed ink' explain the concept. theres probably a million youtube videos.
Thank You very much. I'll try to learn it that way.
Sorry, new here, didnt knew much. Ill try to ask in a preexisting thread next time ...
I wanted to ask: while drawing a panel, things like POV, character poses and placements - I can handle (like in the given photo -1 point perspective; foreground, mid gr. back gr.; the sitting pose and the drapery - that much i can create with imagination). But i cant figure out how to put an interesting lighting to the scene and how to design the resulting shadows in a cool way - mixing notan and chiaroscuro - especially in scenes created from imaginaion?

though suggestions given by anon in >>6076467 are really helpful and ill try to practice more in that way ...

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Why You Should Copy Anime:
https://i.imgur.com/zNDsyF0.jpg (embed)

**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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take the binary pencil pill
What do you put on fan box? Like "alts"?
Yeah, really minor variants that barely serve as an incentive to support me. Not a billion different versions, typically just one. Sometimes I'll do the resolution thing and have the free version be down-scaled somewhat and the fanbox version will be full resolution.
anon, please do the needful and share. i will unironically pay you.

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draw this in your style
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I like the cross-hatching, but the dog looks like it has down syndrome
based and vector graphics pilled

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My CSP 1 year free trial expired.
Should I buy it full price now or check out other programs first?
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Best $50 ever spent 9 years ago. If there ever was a company that deserved money it's Celsys.
your grammar, are you deutschfag?
If you really can't afford a one-time purchase of fifty bucks then just pirate it my man. Also for any anons who own CSP, make sure to get your free clippy tomorrow.
krita is good enough
just buy it, support small companies that make good product that you use

if you're a broke nigga then figure out a way to make more money so $50 is chump change to you

Who was their Loomis and Vilppu?
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Alex Raymond, Frazetta and Hal Foster.
The US had actual good art schools that pumped out illustrators back then, particularly in new york. it didn't collapse until after ww2.
For example Will Eisner studied under Bridgman in new york.
>Will Eisner studied under Bridgman in new york.
Then why did his art look like everything else
Gustave Doré
Everyone in the States learned from Bridgman (And the people following Bridgman: Nicolaides, Vanderpoel, Loomis, Hogarth, Vilppu, Arthur Guptill)

Before Bridgman people had to go to France to study art.

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I've had all the resources downloaded for a long time now back when I first tried learning, I just wanted to know which ones are really recommended since Loomis is in the sticky too and seems to be a point of contention on the board for years now, but thank you very much anon I will try to get through that one
>since Loomis is in the sticky too and seems to be a point of contention on the board for years now
Jesus fucking christ, that's fucking sad. Loomis is above all the best resource ever created for learning to draw
I see that from half the people and the absolute opposite from the other half whenever it's brought up. Really doesn't make it easy when you start out to figure out what the good resources are unless you try it for yourself
>I see that from half the people and the absolute opposite from the other half whenever it's brought up

because a ton of people stand to benefit from making a great,free teaching resource seem unreliable. why would anyone want to sign up for proko courses or what-have-you courses if they could get lessons for free from loomis books, or some hampton books or some 16 dollar gurney book? of course they're going to trash talk and convince you that drawing boxes for 2 years straight is better. even jap artists shit their pants when they get their hands on loomis books translated into japanese.
Very fair, I'll be more wary of the art psyop


anyone happen to have the VOD for this? twitch removes streams after 2 months and this happened years ago. hoping someone here had it saved
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>Literally a male version of WW's costume
>Skirt included
Well fucking played, I guess even trannies can be based by accident sometimes

>inb4 muh medieval war skirt

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You know the drill!
>Join any time
>Open 24/7
>Meetups Sundays at 2pm CST

Drawpile >> Session >> Join >> "artga.in"

Hope to see you there!
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Aw man... I wanna say I've been using drawpile on and off since maybe 2015? 2016? I only started using Drawpile as my main program around 2019-2020-ish I think
Fond memories... My memory isn't the best but I'm sure I've had plenty. I've did plenty of drawn roleplays in random servers back in the day! But it always bums me out doing those in Drawpile because they rarely ever save each turn they just keep redrawing/drawing for the next scenes :') my poor memory weeps....
So I slowly started doing those less, but drawing my avatars onto pre-existing backgrounds with multiple different poses was a great exercise! If I had to do it all over again, I'd still participate in em
I suppose one time stood out to me, I was a stowaway in a large ship, but we got attacked by some wizard? The memories a bit fuzzy, but I remember having a blast with the exchange... Not really sure how it ended, but the ship definitely took a lotta damage! Think I might've thrown someone at the wizard..... Lots of dodging and comedic bits strewn about, everyone was having a great time. I've hung out plenty with closer friends too and pulled some shenanigans. Used to bring pre-rendered backgrounds in for everyone to do little collaborate group pics with, those were lots of fun too

I've had plenty of fun times in Drawpile! It's just a shame my memory isn't the best so I can't share a bunch of the tales, but I know if had plenty of fun joining random servers and hanging out
Sometimes public drawpile servers can be a handful, but as long as you're not lookin to make trouble, they're actually pretty chill most of the time (or a little too chill if everyone is roleplaying and doing their own things). Uhhhh I met the animator GingerPale once, he's a p chill dude! It was a fun night. Someone drew a little boxing ring and we did random little quick fights... It was a little clunky, but still pretty fun! I definitely wouldn't be where I am if I had never used Drawpile
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Is that a Golden Goku Award?

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Later virgins, I just got my copy of Loomis and Bridgman in the mail. I'm leaving until I've become gmi.
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>gigantess cock vore
That’s what I thought nigger your ia can’t draw shit
trust me, I've tried to get ai to create images that I want, it still can't create anything cohesive.
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another one filtered by irrational AI fear, less competition for those with actual passion
>shapes look cool
>details are all fucked up and not suitable for prints or even posters
two more weeks until AI takes over

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>1 month
>22 works
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must be nice having double digits
I get like 4k followers a month
5 months
6 low effort drawings
I deserve my fate and I'm okay with it
not again, nito. please, no more.
What's the best times for targeting the hamburger audience?
holy real

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ITT: Draw this in your own style, with a twist.

I'll post a series of human reference pictures. Pick one, or multiple, whichever interests you most, and draw it in your personal style, or at least try to replicate the image in a way that suits you best. The rule is that you have to modify the narrative of the image, whilst maintaining the subject.

You can turn the subject into a prince, a princess, a goblin, an orc, a cyborg, an angel, a demon. You can change the palette, the expression, the setting, the mood etc. Do whatever you like. Show off your creativity.
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Heh, fuck you're right.
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do you draw like that on purpose or are you just on a plateau?
lol, I'd love to see this refined.
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How do you draw short girls?
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I really want to brush my teeth with Poppy's pubes everyday in my goddamn life!!
>not grotesque
You had to cherrypick one of his images that wasn't guro, violent rape or both.
>You had to cherrypick one of his images that wasn't guro, violent rape or both.
Are we allowed to post this or will the jannies screach?
As long you say It was for art reasons

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Any horror story when you first received a NSFW commission?
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I'm not falling apart, I just find it a tad cringe how reactionary it seems. The caricature was created solely because others in the thread found the comics funny and the author happened to be black.
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>drawing a racist caricature because some anons found a black guy's comic funny
>I'm not falling apart, I just find it a tad cringe how reactionary it seems. The caricature was created solely because others in the thread found the comics funny and the author happened to be black
>no argument, just "hurr durr you're a tranny"
Use of this site requires an IQ of above 70
hyperfags can never be specific on what the fuck they want, at this point I'm just going to add "no hyper" to my sheet
go draw you faggot

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