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>pick up pen to draw a person.
>brain turns to mush
>go back to gesture drawing, have no problem drawing the gesture.
>pick up pen to draw anime again. brain turns to mush again, don't know what to do.
>go back to studying perspective, no problem drawing perspective.
>pick up pen to draw a anime again. brain goes full retard and don't know what to do.

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asian hands typed this
Brain takes years to learn what to do.

t. lvl 34
theres a million dozen ways to go forward
what is your goal? what is you current state?
I posted this in another thread. But for me the problem with drawing anime heads was not considering them in 3D.
For the link above, going to model inspector and turning on wireframe really helped me. You can get a good sense of wth is going on with the nose and situation of the eyes and whatnot.

But, yeah like the other anon said, this might not be your problem. If your having trouble drawing faces in general then look at these first:

When you study from photos or anime reference, pull up one of these 3 heads and put it in the same position as the photo. Helps to think in 3D
anime heads are super minimal abstractions of very clear 3d features. flat aavatar carton faces, pokemon hair and faces - they all really have built in 3d shapes that they are using to guide the flat line work.

if you want o do anime - id suggest - not drawing anime - but looking at it and then looking at real people and hair and features and pick out the 3d features that are used to produce the lines.

then, id take some normal pictures and practice turning them into super simple line work that was equally form defining

Where can I learn to draw like this?
The drawing is right there. Study it.
Specify every aspect of why you like to look at it, and why you want to replicate it.
The first and most important step in all learning (with creative things) is loving something. Accept that you either love or do not love this style. If you love it, that's great. Now you get to study it and find out why you love it. In studying you sill learn.
Those thick sharp blac lines reminds me of Tetsuya Nomura
Just trace
did you make this same thread again...

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So why doesn't he post any sort of proof of the reference he uses? Like every single other professional artist that "draw from scratch" and use reference material?
The same face syndrome is horrendou on this guy's work I am pretty sure they are all the same 3D model.
they also dont know how to add gesture to the drawing. gesture loosens up the pose of the live model.
Looks like he’s using a version of this daz model
im gonna spend a year tracing over 3d!

Have you ever coomed to your own art?
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I was like you once upon a time, that was until I gave the female form a feminine benis
Holy mother of based.....
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i have a boner now

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I'm wondering something about my drawing practice routine. I usually do some boxes and circles, reminders of my Drawabox practice, some lines and then I look up images or drawings I like and I do studies, trying to draw them as closely as the original picture while looking at them.

I just practice one hour daily, it's the most I can spare right now. Can this be improved or what I'm doing it's fine?

I noticed why I try to draw something on my own it doesn't hold up very well, but at least it's a bit better compared of what I did before this routine.
>I just practice one hour daily

Do more if possible, one hour daily is nowhere near enough but if that's all the time you can spare right now then I guess there's nothing you can do about it until RL changes things up for you.
Remember to also practice drawing inside your head and treat everything as a learning experience, simply by observing your surrounding environment, other people, drawings done by other people is also an essential part of improving as an artist.

>I noticed why I try to draw something on my own it doesn't hold up very well
This will happen a lot for the first 1-2 years for most people, it's good to just draw things you want to draw on the side outside of practicing essential shit like fundies because it keeps your motivation going.

Keeping your motivation burning is arguably the most important part of succeeding as a hobbyist artist because a lot of people drops the whole "learning-a-new-skill-as-a-hobby" thing once they feel like they are not enjoying as they used to do so definitely try to keep that in mind.
Copy simple cartoons
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I did this yesterday

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what should i work on
i thought it was pretty gud but my friends think its shit
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>i thought it was pretty gud but my friends think its shit
Usually it should be the other way around.
Manuscript paintings were probably done with quill pen tips dipped in paint to get that fine point. Since they started out as doodles made in the corner of papers by young men in monk monasteries while they did the boring task of copying things.

It is salvageable with real paint like acrylic and very fine tip brushes like ones used for mini figures on tg/

You experimented with classic paint and that's very cool. Did you look up what type of paint was used for the time period and place that work came from or similar ones?

But you either need to do further research to find what ingredient is missing from your home made paint that made the paint not smudge so badly in the original. Which would mean to give up until you have done further research on historic paint of that era and tested home made paint. You most likely will fail to make a good paint until like the 5th batch or so. Or use acrylic for now to guarantee it looks good.

It is up to you. Either focus on the historic authenticity and throw it and make a new better batch of paints, or use acrylic to match the look while not being accurate in what is used to make it. Personally I would just do the acrylic route on a new canvas because it really is better to start with a fresh canvas and you don't even know how well the new paint layer will stick or if it will smudge.
no nigger
quills being used in paintings is hard to track down, because they often made brushes by putting the bristles into feathers
and i doubt they would doodle in anything but black or maybe red because they didnt just turn every pigment they had into inks, they kept the pigments as powder until they mixed it and applied it where it would then dry out after painting, and ink would've been expensive to make for small stuff like doodles (as it required acacia resin)
also the ink they used could not be mixed in with other paints so they would have to have a separate black pigment (soot, i used some ground up charcoal leftover from my incense which caused the darker areas to have charcoal grains stuck on the surface of it)
the ink they used was slighty transparent when initially applied due to the fact that it wasnt made from a pigment, the ink comes from a reaction of tannic acids and iron, and i have used this ink plenty times enough to know that it doesnt work well with a brush
as for the pigments, i just have what they used in general at the time and what they had available, as tracking down the specific pigments used in this particular painting just for a practice painting would be extraneous
as for the smudging i cant tell but i think its just the brush not being a fine enough tip
also i dont make batches of paints, and neither did they historically, i keep 4oz jars of pigments which have different qualities
when i paint i use my brush to scoop up a bit of old egg white onto a paper plate, and while the brush is wet i dip it into the jar of pigment (which sticks to the brush) and mix it into the egg white
pigment i used for the red is red ochre, lighter tones has barite mixed in, and darker with the ground up charcoal i mentioned earlier (which i need to grind more)
the flexibility of the paper also screws up my painting, i use pergemenata which in particular gets warped by moisture, it mimics actual parchment as close as paper can be
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also note that this is just a practice painting with some extra pergemenata paper i had used previously for experimenting with
pic rel is what i do and i need to know how to use pigments in order to properly illuminate my script
making a gospel book, and greek text is the epistles of john

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This is a thread to discuss all kinds of digital drawing hardware: non-display graphics tablets, pen display tablets, portable tablets and more.

If you have any additional questions, ask them.

>Recommended tablets:

Intuos 3 - Best screenless tablet. Look for one on Craigslist or Ebay.
Intuos 4, 5 & Pro - Also good options. Will burn through your nibs.
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite - Budget portable display tablet. Very solid drawing experience with Wacom EMR tech, but a small 10.4" display area.
Used iPad Pro 2nd Gen 12.9" - Best option for a display tablet.
Galaxy Tab S7+ - Good premium alternative to an iPad Pro


XP-Pen, Huion, Gaomon and every other Chinese brand - Poor build quality, lackluster pens, broken tilt, struggles to register light pressure, horrible customer support and the displays are not calibrated. All Chinese brands are basically the same because they're all centralized. Check out the webm to understand how bad they are. Also watch out, Chinese companies shill HARD on /ic/; they do a lot of samefagging and frequently hurl personal insults.

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>pepe pic
>''look it up!!''
Totally organic and not a /pol/e. Nothing to see here goyim, keep walking
>open Brad video on Huion Kamvas Pro 16 (4K)
>he says it's the best device in the market currently
dude does wacom deposit into your bank account at the end of the month or what? don't you understand that if people stop buying wacom that will force them to lower their prices and increase the quality of their products? it's about taking the monopoly away from those lazy bastards see the history of amd vs intel it's the same shit
Finally, I can feel like I am holding hands with someone

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>51 exercises to try

>Japanese Anime Pipeline (Tutorial, Podcasts, Time Lapse)

>Books basic program tutorials, etc.

>There are too many, what book should I read first?
Richad William's The Animator's Survival Kit.

>What program do you recommend?

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Imo you could use way less frames to express the same thing. Why are you keeping both characters so alive for the whole thing? Where is the audience supposed to put their attention? Anyone else agree? I'm asking anon to have lower standards, but I think its justified. Standards should be conserved for where they matter.
How do I even stop?
i prefer this attempt >>5691944 it looks more on point and better as a realistic take on pendulum
the easing principle is showcased on pooint
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Boy are u going to feel silly when you realize you've been hypnotized by a slice of watermelon.

it's called Silicon God

what do you think?
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I just had a female orgasm to this painting
I like it. :)
looks like a frame from a cyriak video
Yes. I fucking love this style. grim, sort of simple but a lot of little different details to look at. Those chains are really well done.
My only critique would be something about the flesh pieces is just slightly off, maybe the shading and/or lighting?
You made this OP? I thought you were sharing the work of a already known artist.

Why You Should Copy Anime:

**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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I'm posting this on my twitter, is that ok with you anon?
A figure study took me 10 to 15 mins to copy in trad. You can go faster than that.
why did it die
Well most people on this board are trolls who don't draw, so it's above average
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her head is off as fuck, the rabbit ears and hair are in a different angle from the face that looks like a perfil view also the back of her neck is coming out of her jaw instead of being conected to her skull, tits sag a bit to the sides not in a straig line downwards and that leg is reallythinn

Previous thread >>5663643


How it works:
1) Draw something (it could be even be in ink)
2) Post it and quote your post from the day before

Haven’t started yet? Falling behind? Double down and do a few to catch up

About to give up? We are halfway there, you can make it
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day 20, tried a 4koma

could see these marketed to kids as toys to collect in the 90s
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Damn thats really nice i like how you draw vast spaces
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from day 13
thanks, done in a day but probably about 4 hours of work
yeah, I'm not the best person to give advice, but it's basically a disconnect between content and form. the story beats come across as coomer art but the figures are like george grosz creatures with wildly contorted anatomy, and I know you're exaggerating things on purpose but combined with the "quirky" dialogue it just isn't clicking. that other guy pointed out they're "weird-titted" so there's something to start with
nice, this one's fun. might want to lower the contrast on the citron sign, it stands out in the full piece
also cool
I do appreciate the additional cat content. Looks very cute and well done, too!

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Previous Thread:>>5675481

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

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Do you have the ‘beetus?
Very cute, but needs more confidence on the lines
read the text too anon, I am going to finish it but I am looking for crit first.

>he doesn't enjoy both
Drawing exercises and short gestures
Sounds weird, but squeezing out a drawing takes time. Doing a couple small gestures or posing a few torsos until you find one you like enough to keep going can help.

Approximately how much time and care is usually dedicated to planning out the drawing before actually drawing it?
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post unapologetically jewish art styles
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this is a jew-free board
By making a show that focuses on children and sexuality? LMAO.
That would also imply that therefore other cartoons not made for this exact reason should look good, but they also look like shit.
>anime pedos

Take this shit to co\ and see how many hate this show
Japanese are Jew
China will save you from Jew
China have 150+ TV channels that host killing Japanese movies daily
China ban degenerate art
China is /ic/ heaven

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I was in a state of manic depression then I discovered Vilppu. His gestures inspired me and I have been following his teachings religiously ever since.

How has Vilppu affected your life?
Awesome, I have no story, just came to say that.
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I decided to get hearing aid

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