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What are the powers of Kamina Kirby?
Cute! You did a great job, especially with the hair, it looks spot on.>>16524
He punches depressed people and then they save the world
Believing in the you that believes in him
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What gun is that supposed to be?
It looks like a Skorpion fucked a MAC-11.
Not bullying by the way genuinely curious.
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Its IDW from girls frontline holding her IDW.
IDW da nya's IDW da nya.
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This guys art makes me want to try my hand at drawing some simple characters in a physical medium. Which is something I've never even tried to do. If I work up the motivation to ever do it though I'll post whatever the result is here>>16543
I like it! I've considered getting a tablet just to try it out, but I think if I got one I'd feel like I HAVE TO draw, and then I'd feel guilty if I didn't.
That's a very good drawing, well done.
I didn't draw that!
That's the artist I was talking about that made me want to try drawing
You'll know when I post mine because it'll suck
I decided to pick up a tablet after drawing something with mouse and keyboard (it's awfully hard lol) and then starting with pencil and paper. I've found it pretty fun to just doodle even if the end result is pretty bad. If you're thinking about it try it out on a piece of paper first before sinking some money into something you might not even enjoy.
Oh, thanks for telling me.
Great job Ryusei, it looks very cute.>>16564>I like it! I've considered getting a tablet just to try it out, but I think if I got one I'd feel like I HAVE TO draw, and then I'd feel guilty if I didn't.
Well, you could always use it to play Osu!.
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Just for you I drew Froslass-chan hiding in the bamboo on my whiteboard.
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That one was too shitty to leave on my whiteboard for any amount of time so I drew a cute pichu instead.
Woah! Those are both really good anonymous!
Why is pichu getting carried away though?!
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I'm not going to finish this, so I decided to post it. It is a girl.
He's getting caught.
That looks great! Is it based off of something in particular?
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Got my tablet in today, I'm still getting used to it and the whole art thing, but I think this is the best thing I've drawn so far!
I'm pretty happy with it but I've still got a long ways to go to be where I'd like to be
Hey, nice job!
I dug out a pencil and scrap paper the other day to try and draw something but I couldn't even get a head or hair that didn't look all misshapen, let alone eyes. Guess that's what happens when you haven't picked up a pencil since high school lol.
Too late I threw it out, sorry
Maybe I'll look up a tutorial or something, I feel like I'm missing something
It doesn't need to be a masterpiece for the first time
Those are some interesting proportions.
Well of course not
But I'd like it to at least be something I'm marginally proud of if I post it here
Y-Yeah, I was already corrected on some stuff by a friend. I guess thats what I get from drawing from memory when I'm so inexperienced lol.>>16780
Nice! You should post something you draw some time! Even if its awkward!!!
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Very cute! What's she angry about though?!
I really like her hair, the little side bits coming down do a lot to liven the hairstyle up!
Also I was talking about this on live so I might as well post it here now that its done. This took way too long due to interruptions and my own fuck ups but I think it turned out neat. I've been getting more confident in drawing bodies lately (as long as its not a side profile lol). But drawing faces are still kind of awkward for me so I'll probably get to practicing that soon.
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Here's a moeblob head I doodled a while back in the Nintendo flipbook app.
I always think I'd like to draw more, but I never seem to find the time.
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drew a kiyo today!
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heres my fart
I like it, great job!
Her nose and lips are really cute! You did a real good job of making them stand out without looking out of place, which is something you can't say for a lot of anime-style art.
Also I love short haired girls, so obligatory bonus points for that!
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The thumbnail looked a lot better than the actual art but it's still pretty cool
Arctic War sure is a slog
hey thats pretty mean
Cute! Nice job Ryu
I think you really nailed the hair, the highlights/coloring on it looks really good.
Thanks! Though I still really dont know what I'm doing. I'm just throwing a ton of things at the wall and seeing what sticks still…
cute disembodied eyes!
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This made me laugh, nice job
I'm still impressed with how well you draw hair
I'm the official Sama-Artist now, please give me your praise in an orderly fashion.
Thanks, shoulda done better with shading and thr background, but I didnt want to spend all day on something dumb lol>>17830
Post your sama art official sama artist!
I'm doing requests if you want
Don't expect anything quality, but its free art
Woah nice work sama-artist, very cute.
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That's pretty darn good! truly of official sama-artist level!
Also here's something I did spend time on and like how it came out. It's very edgy on purpose I assure you.
Hey that's awesome, very cute!
This is pretty good actually. Something feels off with the nose area though, might be it looks flat, I dunno.
I wonder if in-world if Iori got a rep for being an anal idol she'd embrace the cliché potential or hire people to stamp out the slanderor hire people to stamp out the slander but ride dick anyway
Awesome job anonymous, you really captured her and her adorable forehead well.
And happy belated birthday anal idol, I haven't seen your show but I like your doujins.
we need more artists on the samachannel
Artism is a special trait to have
I was idly thinking at work about buying a tablet just to try my hand at it
Even if I get sick of drawing I guess I can play Osu with it
How do the tablets with no screens on them like those compton ones work? Does it just depend where the cursor is beforehand?
It basically maps to the width of your screen and acts like a pressure sensitive mouse.
How do people draw so precisely with them then? Just getting used to it?
It's pretty intuitive. If you've already been drawing with a pen or pencil it won't take that long to switch over.
Haven't shared my stuff here in a while huh.
Been focusing on being able to draw well in general before trying to mess with colors, and I think its paying off so far!>>19950
It's a fun hobby for sure, though it's a lot about practicing and practicing and practicing… so just don't be discouraged if your stuff looks bad at first! >>20029
It's basically a pressure sensitive mouse that you move with a pen and a tablet. if you can hold a pen, and can use a mouse, its pretty intuitive.
you shouldn't hold a gun by the magazine
It's okay I saw a russian man do it while looking for reference pictures, that means its standard right?
Besides, that's that's magazine well, so still part of the receiver of the gun.
I saw lots of pictures of people holding on to AKs by the mag while looking for a good stance to reference though. maybe russians just dont care.
It means that uniformed gopnik has bad training or is just too drunk to grip the handguard properly. There are a few old submachine guns where you're supposed to hold the extended magwell and top of the magazine like the MP40 and M3 but you should never brace against the magazine itself or you're just asking for feeding problems and a warped magwell. This was a notable issue with the Sten which was known for feeding and magazine problems, a not insignificant number of which stemmed from its design encouraging gripping by the magazine.
Modern weapons by and large have proper handguards and should never be gripped by the magazine or magwell. The feeding system is the most likely point of failure. The 9A-91s in particular have such beautifully cheap-looking plastic handguards nobody in their right mind would instead grip the magazine exposed by the tapered-off front part of the magwell. That said, I of course wouldn't dream of insulting the very professional Russian military and police by implying they're ever in their right minds.
Or who knows, maybe I'm just a dipshit who bent my magwell once and broke a rifle I liked and won't ever live down the ensuing teasing.
You're getting better. There's still some proportion issues but the way you draw faces appears to have improved. Good job.
That sounds rough anonymous ;-;
I'm not sure if its the proper way anyhow either. though it is weird seeing hand guards not get used…>>20472
Thanks! I've still got a ways to go. especially proportions wise…
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For you anonymous, now you don't have to worry about how she holds her gun
>>20465>Oh nooo if you hold it like that it will cause FEEDING ISSUES! So instead of 2 malfunctions every 1,000 rounds you'll get 4! That's DOUBLE THE JAMS!
People like you are the same type who refuse to carry with one in the pipe and the safety off because you have a bad holster and/or don't know how to draw your firearm correctly.>>20469>This was a notable issue with the Sten which was known for feeding and magazine problems, a not insignificant number of which stemmed from its design encouraging gripping by the magazine.
Stens had feeding and magazine problems because they were built in garages with £2 worth of scrap metal and piping.
You sound like the kind of guy who appendix carries a 1911 in condition 0.
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You sound like the kind of guy who wouldn't.
I'm not gay enough to carry a 1911, much less blow off my manhood with one.
Is "gay" a synonym for "masculine" in your fruity polymoron manner of speaking?>blow off my manhood
If your manhood can't stand up to .45 stopping power then it is not "man"hood.
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i drew mugi and a moogle
i call it "moogi"
That is adorable, great job
Mugi is the strongest
thank you, i was very smart to spent a lot of money on an ipad so i could draw at work
this is what it culminated in
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i wanted to color my work sketch but it started to turn out badly and now ive got 4 hours until work so i should go to bed
why does everything i draw look bad haha i want to die
>>20761>it started to turn out badly>why does everything i draw look bad
The heck are you talking about it looks good! Having the colored detail in her eyes makes her look a lot more expressive too.
This looks really cute.>>20761
This looks capable.
The problem I feel is that you're hardening soft lines and by doing so you're removing personality from your drawing (hard lines don't seem to match the drawing style). You could try to keep the lines as soft as they are and turn them black rather than gray if you really must. The coloring feels very flat, almost like a vector, and that detracts from the initial drawing's personality as well. I think if you colored it watercolor style it'd look great.
The only real problem with the uncolored picture is that the face might be a bit too long but you fixed that in the colored version.
There's nothing wrong with the eyes per se but they lack more color. There's too much black in them, or maybe I focus on the black way too much because the surrounding colors aren't distracting enough due to being flat like I mentioned.
Try painting the moogle in a watercolor style and see for yourself if what I'm saying carries any weight.
And I realize this sounds like the most backhanded compliment of all time, but the colored version looks better in the thumbnail. I figured, maybe because the colors get to mesh better when the image is resized into a small thumbnail jpeg so I copy-pasted it, resized the thumbnail to half the image's original size and lo and behold, there is indeed a better mix of colors. The outline has that typical anime screenshot gradient to it and the eyes don't feel too black either.
It's not so much your drawing but your line art/coloring that needs a little improvement.
i'm drawing elves tonight Samachan
What kinda elves?
Guess I'll have to wait and see.
Anonymous better post his art!
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I hope you enjoy my elves
I saw that argument in the other thread too and thought "why don't i put my social media on samachan?"
so if anyone has a twitter and wants to see art i dont post on here, feel free to follow me
(i didnt plan on posting this but i guess i might as well)
Woah very nice, and lewd! As expected of elves I suppose. I like the big downwards-curved ears.
The one on the right is my favorite, her expression and her cheek pressing up against the cock is very sexycute.
I don't have a twitter sadly but if I ever make one I will remember you, great work!
Thanks, glad you like it
This thread is basically my personal art dump anyways since I'm a majority of the posts then Ryusei so no worries, I'm just being a whore and trying to get social media followers
This is actually pretty good
It's weirdly light strokes though
Also what's going on with her tits in the middle
>>22008>It's weirdly light strokes though
Maybe you didn't scan it hard enough.
I drew this on my computer in a program where you can draw with multiple people
you are very good at drawing cocks
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I drew my elf character again
The best way to spend your Saturday is drawing porn of your OC
Extremely lewd anonymous! That looks really good!>>22018
Are you a cock connoisseur or something icicle?
Thanks Ryusei, you'll always be a real G
Awesome job again anonymous, I am impressed with your talent! Makes me want to learn to draw.
I have severe motivation and depression issues to the point that learning things makes me hate myself and causes me more sadness than I would get happiness were I to actually even become base-level competent at something. Which is itself something I am working on getting better at so perhaps next time I am feeling particularly worthless art is the thing I will decide to try next.
Also having friends to do something with is a big motivator for me, and while there are people here who draw (with each other even?) I would be too afraid to share my art or draw with them because of people making fun of it or of how bad it would suck.
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This is Botsu-chan. She likes arts and crafts. her favorite school subject is home economics. Her favorite food is cupcakes. She wants to fall in love.
This is the last time you'll see Botsu-chan but she hopes you enjoyed knowing about her.
Where are Botsu's eyebrows
Is she going somewhere far?
I hope we can meet in the next world Botsu-chan!
What are you going to do to her!?
>>22127>This is the last time you'll see Botsu-chan
Is she okay?
Don't leave us Botsu-chan, we love you!
>>22097>>22112>I am impressed with your talent
Thanks, but I'm not talented at all, I've just drawn a bunch to try and get better. Most of the time my stuff is no good, like >>20747
or even >>16817
For every one drawing I'm actually happy with, it feels like I have 100 that I hate and make me hate myself and drawing.
For me, even though I hate myself when I draw and I hate how bad I am after all this time I've been doing it (over 2 years now), it's ultimately what I've wanted to do since I got into the anime/otaku subculture. I've always admired the people in the "community" who could draw well and I one day want to be like them too. So despite me hating myself, wanting to die and wanting to break my $400 drawing tablet, I keep going and keep picking up that pen, because the thought of me quitting and not being able to draw well ever is scarier than living the rest of my life hating myself and wanting to die because I'm awful at this.
And before you post something like "I think you're really good, you're not bad at all!" that's because I bust my ass off on the stuff I post, and I've been drawing for 2 years. I show you what I'm proud of at the time, and going back looking at stuff from a few months ago in this thread makes me want to curl up in a ball and get in bed with how bad it is. I haven't even been actually getting down to it and studying, I've just been slacking off and doing what I want. Had I applied myself back when I started, I'm sure I'd be way ahead of where I am now. I'm still very much a beginner after 2 years and that's very embarrassing for me.
But I love art and I want to be able to create stuff like those I look up to, so I persist.
I'd say if this isn't the case for you, and it's just something that's more like 'It'd be cool if I was good at art', don't pursue this hobby. I'm not trying to deter you or keep you away from something you might enjoy, but you are going to suck HARD for a long time. You are going to have to put up with hundreds-thousands of hours of being so god awful at this that eating lead seems preferable to staring at the shit you've tried drawing. If you're willing to put up with this and keep at it so you can eventually draw what you want, give art a try. It's perhaps the most fulfilling thing I've done in my life. Though that's coming from a former NEET, it's still the case. I'm happier as a wageslave with an art hobby than I ever was as a NEET with no art hobby.
>>22164>>22112> I would be too afraid to share my art or draw with them because of people making fun of it or of how bad it would suck.
I was very fortunate to have a great group of friends that are supportive of my art and want to see my improve since they know how much it means to me. This may not be the case for you, I don't know you or your friends. Most artists are typically very supportive of beginning artists and they won't laugh at your drawings or make fun of them. Now, Anonymous dickheads will definitely do that so I wouldn't recommend posting your stuff on an imageboard if you're afraid of this, but honestly you shouldn't care because the people making fun of you likely can draw no better or else they'd be posting in this thread.
Your milage may vary, but that's just my experience with it. I've been apart of a group of artists that seemed very nice, and they encouraged everyone to post something once a day. I did that, and I was happy, feeling good about my art because I was drawing daily and getting feedback, then I found their private area where they were trashing me, among others, saying how shit my art was and that I don't even try, questioning if I was a pedophile because I drew some anime characters that weren't 18 (I didn't draw porn) and that really wrecked my motivation for a few months. I think that was probably the last time something on the internet has brought me close to crying, so I know what it's like to have that happen.
Ultimately, it's up to you, but if it's something you want to do, don't wait, start now, or else you'll be 30 and thinking "shit why didn't I start when I was in my 20s" and you'll never get those years back.
Great work anonymous! That came out really well!
>Last time I'm posting my stuff, I don't want to dominate this thread
What a shame… Maybe I should post my dumb doodles here more often, I guess I've just been lazy. though it seems like theres only a few total posters who draw anyways…
>I found their private area where they were trashing me, among others, saying how shit my art was and that I don't even try, questioning if I was a pedophile because I drew some anime characters that weren't 18 (I didn't draw porn) and that really wrecked my motivation for a few months.
Damn that really sucks. What a bunch of assholes. I'm glad you've been able to move on anonymous, hopefully you'll show them all up someday!
Anyhow here's something I drew somewhat recently that I think is pretty neat, I'll try to do better posting stuff too!
This post made me sad
I don't like saying goodbye
Did you do this in MS Paint? How do you draw anything in Paint, I've never understood how people actually do it with a mouse. It feels so unnatural to draw anything like that. How do you get the head shape right? I spent like half an hour trying to draw a reply (in GIMP - did Microsoft get rid of Paint or some shit? Can't find it…) but I gave up because no matter what I did the head looked like a malformed potato.
You should still post here occasionally
I'm pretty sure you're the best artist here.
Jesus christ, samachan is really artistic
Or maybe I just have the aesthetic sense of a pebble
>>22179>I'm pretty sure you're the best artist here.
That's sad because I'm fucking heinous trash at this waste of time
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>>22127>This is the last time you'll see Botsu-chan
I did some investigating on this matter and this is what I found
You sick fuck, what did she do to you to deserve this fate?
Oh no… Poor botsu chan…
That dick has an extraordinarily round peehole
that's not a urethra moron
Don't bully anon just because he isn't familliar with the reflective capabilities of cocks!
Maybe he's fully intact so he never realized.
If you're uncut and don't have a shiny head there's something wrong with your cock
Anon I think you might be polishing it too much.
Maybe you're not polishing it enough anonymous. Its supposed to have a mirror finish.
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I was going to take this a lot further but something really fundamental about it feels fucked so I gave up on it.
I think its the head being bad in general, I've always been weak at those. It's pretty frustrating not knowing where I'm going wrong.
I think I might just draw a page full of heads and then come back.
the head looks fine
but the hands
The hands are tiny because the gun is tiny. Make the gun bigger, the hands become bigger, everything fixes itself.
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Good calls, I upsized them in PS and it looks a lot less weird.
I can't wait to go back to tablets, the irreversible mistakes of paper are too hardcore for me. I'm very much a trial by error drawer.
I can't really see anything wrong with the head, but I'm pretty inexperienced…
I think its looking great so far anonymous!>>22236
Yeah the bigger hands really help. Also what happened to your tablet? After getting used to mine I really struggle to draw as well I do on a tablet with paper ;-;
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I have a tablet with a screen in it so it needs a hdmi port into the graphics card.
I built a new PC to play monster hunter world but the new graphics card only has 1 mini hdmi (need it for my main monitor) and the rest are displayport connectors so I'm stuck waiting for that adaptor to arrive.
Did you make a thumbnail for this drawing before sketching it?
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Ah, I see. How unfortunate lol. Hopefully it'll arrive soon!>>22239
Its a drawing technique I think, where you make a small "thumbnails" to see how the sketch will look in general.
I drew SIG 510 yesterday, Poor girl has next to no art on pixiv…
I guess I'm drawing cute 2* now since I've been drawing G3 today too lol
>>22240>Its a drawing technique I think, where you make a small "thumbnails" to see how the sketch will look in general.
Yeah I know, that's why I was asking because I thought I saw the thumbnail in the sketch
Yeah, it helps me get a pose with a nice flow.>>22240
There's such a disparity in the amount of the each gun on pixiv. Some have a million drawings and some have like 4.
>>22242>Yeah, it helps me get a pose with a nice flow.
I should start doing that, I just kind of aimlessly draw shit until I get something that I like and then I go from there
But I never really know what I want to draw, just that I want to draw. What a pain
I have on multiple occassions loaded up photoshop and stared at a blank canvas for upwards of 6 hours. Its all when you think "I should draw" but you have no inspiration. I distinctly remember that times like that really sabotaged my self confidence and dedication.
I would have no ideas, so I'd think of something and just throw lines all over, it'd be awful because I had no clear idea or didn't put in the effort for references and studies. Something terrible would result and I would think "6 hours and this is all I can do, I'm awful".
I've never thought of just spamming thumbnails until I get something but it's definetly worth trying.
nice work samachan, i'm proud of you
This looks pretty incredible to me, I don't see anything wrong with the head at all. I like how you gave her lips some definition
Her little bun covers and outfit remind me a bit of Last Exile.
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I don't know if you used a picture of a dude as a reference for this but it reminds me of how when I used to draw girls with guns in my notebooks in high school it was always a pain in the ass having to remember the actual dimensions of the weapon compared to how big I wanted the girl to be since there's so few pictures of actual women holding guns and most of them look comically huge in women's hands.
Girls have a much slighter frame so that's to be expected
I drew the gun then drew a girl around the gun. I should have done them both as one instead. I did pose in the mirror a bit but the only references were just the girls frontline original.
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the image of some greasy fat otaku pouring over medical textbooks to learn how to better draw his porn will never stop being funny
that account is run by a girl you fucking idiotcicle
there are no girls on the internet
anyone can be a girl on the internet
we're all girls on samachan
I must debate this I am very manly
Girls can be manly too
I love a good tomboy but I don't know if I'd count that as "manly"…
I'm afraid I don't get it. And in any case I'm not a girl!
A non girl on samachan?!
Sadness, shoo shoo
the sadness warms me
like a blanket in the cold
russian winter night
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Also I think I'm slowly getting better at shading, so that's neat.
Something is very very wrong with her gun hand
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i drew ayane from dead or alive
man i really want to learn to draw but i hecking suck at it. i tried drawing anime girls about a year ago but it all looked so embarrassing that i stopped and threw the pictures away and i havent tried since
i suck at it too but i still post my stuff here, who cares lol
we'll all get there eventually if we keep trying
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Just grab some references, take to heart the basics and just practice until perfection. I mean you can even surpass published stuff with a modicum of effort, I believe in you.
Unless you have some specific goal in mind all you really have to do to get better is have fun drawing things that are fun for you to draw and use good references. Practicing specific techniques is optional really but it can help a lot depending on your subject. As much as I like manga and cute girls the only things I ever really draw are machinery and landscapes and birds which is fine because that's what I enjoy drawing.
Is this from that How to Draw Manga book from the late 90s everybody
I knew was too embarrassed to buy?
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One of many, that one comes from this: https://imgur.com/gallery/yrBCh/
Pic related was another "popular" series, maybe the most known one.
I had the one on the right. I bought it at one of those in-school book sales.
Seeing that always gives me an AVGN response of "What were they thinking?!"
Seriously how did this get published
Hah, I had that one on the right as well, my grandma bought it for me for Christmas or a birthday or something
They were originally published in Japan actually. They love shitty how-to books over there.
Do you have a source on that? It sounds interesting.
So did it work? Did you manage to draw some sick panels or at least some cute faces?
All of the "art" I made in middle school and early high school is long gone, and probably for the best.
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art is fun
sorry for the blur>>23597
The feathers reminds me of some pigeons I saw fighting the other day. There were two ganging up on one other one and I heard chicks chirping so I think they were trying to kill her nest but I couldn't see it because it was too high. They spent a good twenty minutes just flapping around and pecking at each other and one of them got fought off but while the defending bird was fighting the other one it came back and got behind and they did some fighting where I couldn't see and then I didn't hear the chirping anymore. The attacking birds flew away and the other one just sat there walking around for a while and was still doing it when I stopped watching and went away. There were feathers all over the place from the fight and some down got in my nose and made me sneeze.
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I tend to enjoy it for the most part, until I stop and zoom out/look at the whole thing, see all the mistakes I made and despair…
But then its back to work fixing everything!
Also, very cute bird girl! I really like how the coloring and shading looks on her!
Did you use a fine liner pen to emphasize the lines? or is it just darker pencil? I'm not too good at traditional art myself, and just sort of made a mess when trying to use a fine liner for the first time…
Also I did a quick drawing of Mangetsu from granblem yesterday, though I feel like I still have a ways to go to capture her cuteness…
Tried to fix a few inconsistencies with the actual card. I'll color and shade this one later, I want to draw another character to the right a little later on but my hands ache now because I hurt them yesterday>>24157
though some may disagree I think pigeons are cute, I hope the one that got attacked is okay>>24178
We will all one day capture the justice and cuteness necessary to our drawings, eventually, so long as we practice!! Although your Mangetsu here looks nice!>Did you use a fine liner pen to emphasize the lines? or is it just darker pencil?
I used a fountain pen! This time I messed up a bit with it and it started shooting out more ink, which you can see on the bottom-left of her hair. Messes abound when trying to ink
>>24192>I used a fountain pen!
Wow! That sounds pretty hard!! I've always thought of fountain pens as super finicky and hard to work with, but ai imagine the flexible nib gives you some neat line weights and what not.
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I promise I haven't given up, I've just been sketching a lot and haven't been online very much, and making a lot of mitsakes the whole way, I assure you>>24204
I've been a little wary of the fountain recently and switched back to one of the pens I use to take notes for this one. I'm afraid of it letting out too much again and possibly running dry, but I'll try again next time I ink
make her boobies bigger
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i got frustrated and gave up
Nice butt, I want to smack it
Too bad because that's one very nice ass. I'd try arching her back the opposite direction to make her boobs perk up, though.
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Drew this a few days ago, I think it came out pretty neat, but I still have to work on my backgrounds a lot. and on my drawing skills in general honestly…>>24562
Cute miku! I've never used a fountain pen for anything before. So they hold less ink than a regular pen huh… Sounds like a pain.>>24564
What a shame, thats looking good! very plump butt!
if you've got any figures or even better a poseable model it might be useful to put one on a table and draw it from every angle so you can train your hands to better represent the three-D image in your head
perspective takes forever to get good at
I already use one for general posing reference, but never thought about doing that actually. Thanks! I'll be sure to try it out!