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Nebalebadingdong
Jun 30, 2005


more adventurers

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Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Nebalebadingdong posted:

more adventurers



Cool! What if- flat colors /gray fills?

Anyway
Here is the revised drawing thanks very much for the critique please do it again so I can improve the drawing more (or the next one at least)



and some unicorn characters:



my buddy Superfly
Feb 28, 2011



The Static

Neon Noodle
Nov 11, 2016

there's nothing wrong here in montana

Nebalebadingdong posted:

more adventurers



Iím loving these but I also think you should stop at like 80% of the detail for the interior shapes. Silhouette is good but Iím losing the interior forms in the pattern density.

Nebalebadingdong
Jun 30, 2005


Really? Hmm..

I'm going off of Krzysztof Maziarz's character concepts, which have alot of that same density:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/P6Qw3

He must be using shadows, thinner detail lines and color to better control the shape than I am



Hellbeard posted:

Cool! What if- flat colors /gray fills?

I'll probably come back to it, but I have too much keeping me busy right now

Nebalebadingdong fucked around with this message at 13:27 on May 12, 2020

Neon Noodle
Nov 11, 2016

there's nothing wrong here in montana

Nebalebadingdong posted:

Really? Hmm..

I'm going off of Krzysztof Maziarz's character concepts, which have alot of that same density:
https://www.artstation.com/artwork/P6Qw3

He must be using shadows, thinner detail lines and color to better control the shape than I am


I'll probably come back to it, but I have too much keeping me busy right now

Ahh OK, with the color values blocked in itís much more readable. As line work itís harder to see the separate shapes.

Gnossiennes
Jan 7, 2013

i like chairs



Hellbeard posted:

Cool! What if- flat colors /gray fills?

Anyway
Here is the revised drawing thanks very much for the critique please do it again so I can improve the drawing more (or the next one at least)



and some unicorn characters:





if i could give you a lil critique too, it would be to push the contrast about 20%, and especially use darker darks! there are a few areas (around where her hair meets her forehead, her underarm, boob-shadow, the core shadow on her thighs etc), that would look better with a bit more on the shadow, because right now there's some kinda flat looking surfaces.

the unicorn guy is a good example of showing those values, but he could also use just a little more punchiness on the contrast!!

Phylodox
Mar 30, 2006

Shepard.


College Slice

Hellbeard posted:

Anyway
Here is the revised drawing thanks very much for the critique please do it again so I can improve the drawing more (or the next one at least)


Only thing I noticed was that the proportions of the face and head seemed a little bit off. Her face seems like it's a bit high up and squished to the left and the back of her head seems a bit too far away. I fiddled with it a bit and came up with this:



I just moved her face a bit down and to the right and widened it out a bit, then tucked the back of her head in a bit.

And looking at it now, the glasses no longer line up, but you get the idea.

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Phylodox posted:

Only thing I noticed was that the proportions of the face and head seemed a little bit off. Her face seems like it's a bit high up and squished to the left and the back of her head seems a bit too far away. I fiddled with it a bit and came up with this:



I just moved her face a bit down and to the right and widened it out a bit, then tucked the back of her head in a bit.

And looking at it now, the glasses no longer line up, but you get the idea.

Thank you excellent!
I'll try to improve it. I did a little bit before I read your comment..



Gnossiennes posted:

if i could give you a lil critique too, it would be to push the contrast about 20%, and especially use darker darks! there are a few areas (around where her hair meets her forehead, her underarm, boob-shadow, the core shadow on her thighs etc), that would look better with a bit more on the shadow, because right now there's some kinda flat looking surfaces.

the unicorn guy is a good example of showing those values, but he could also use just a little more punchiness on the contrast!!


I think you're right! Thank you.

The Halogens
Sep 2, 2011



Haven't posted in a while, still been drawing every day. Decided to test the waters and make a comic page out of a smidge of the first paintball episode of Community. Hellbeard got me thinking about backgrounds with his post a few pages back replying to one of my character designs and I figured the cluttered study room backgrounds were good practice.



Had a hard time getting Britta's expressions down.

Cory Parsnipson
Nov 15, 2015


The Halogens posted:

Haven't posted in a while, still been drawing every day. Decided to test the waters and make a comic page out of a smidge of the first paintball episode of Community. Hellbeard got me thinking about backgrounds with his post a few pages back replying to one of my character designs and I figured the cluttered study room backgrounds were good practice.



Had a hard time getting Britta's expressions down.

Whoa that's freaky. I literally saw this episode during lunch today.

I recognized it before I even started reading your post. Ahhhh Señor Chang

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Pokemons

Argue
Sep 29, 2005

I represent the Philippines



Current thing on twitter is redesigning classic Filipino superhero Darna, so I made this and made sure to stress that superheroes should be political. If you wanna see a bunch of better artists doing their takes on Darna redesigns, be sure to check out the #SigawDarna hashtag.

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Cool comics art ^^^

OK now I can do something else (or can I?)
Here's the third revision I think the extra cycles really brought this drawing very far from where it was first "finished" even if there is still much room for improvement.

The Halogens
Sep 2, 2011



Until I looked at those renders on desktop I never realized how detailed they were. I don't think I know enough to critique it, but good job! Watching you work through the revisions has been really neat.

Plarped down some stuff from my Pinterest feed. Slowly getting to the coloring style I want.



Argue posted:



Current thing on twitter is redesigning classic Filipino superhero Darna, so I made this and made sure to stress that superheroes should be political. If you wanna see a bunch of better artists doing their takes on Darna redesigns, be sure to check out the #SigawDarna hashtag.

100% agree with you that superheroes should be political. I love this and the flashing lights add so much to it.

taqueso
Mar 8, 2004









Fun Shoe

Argue posted:



Current thing on twitter is redesigning classic Filipino superhero Darna, so I made this and made sure to stress that superheroes should be political. If you wanna see a bunch of better artists doing their takes on Darna redesigns, be sure to check out the #SigawDarna hashtag.

This is great, the other stuff under the hashtag is cool too!

my buddy Superfly
Feb 28, 2011



drawin' n stuff!



Nebalebadingdong
Jun 30, 2005


some colors added to this adventurer

Angrymog
Jan 29, 2012

Really Madcats



Art dome is back, and the prompt is horse.

Neon Noodle
Nov 11, 2016

there's nothing wrong here in montana

Nebalebadingdong posted:

some colors added to this adventurer



So awesome

Nebalebadingdong
Jun 30, 2005



thanks! her legs are too short... i tried to play with the proportions a bit but that didn't really work out

Imaginary Friend
Jan 27, 2010

Your Best Friend


Nebalebadingdong posted:

thanks! her legs are too short... i tried to play with the proportions a bit but that didn't really work out
I think that if you make the sword even bigger, the wonky proportions will work in its favour. It gives the character more personallity and makes me think that she was built for using weapons like that kind of.

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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New drawing underway...

Argue
Sep 29, 2005

I represent the Philippines

Hellbeard posted:

Please critique!

This is a general comment, but I recommend you block in colors on the whole painting before getting into as much detail as you did with the face and shirt. That way, you should be able to see more immediately if your basic color ideas will work for your composition. Plus, then you'll be able to zoom out to see major compositional problems (similar to flipping it horizontally) almost from the start, which should go a long way towards preventing you from reaching a situation where you realize you've gone too far in one direction and can't change something easily without significant effort..

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Argue posted:

This is a general comment, but I recommend you block in colors on the whole painting before getting into as much detail as you did with the face and shirt. That way, you should be able to see more immediately if your basic color ideas will work for your composition. Plus, then you'll be able to zoom out to see major compositional problems (similar to flipping it horizontally) almost from the start, which should go a long way towards preventing you from reaching a situation where you realize you've gone too far in one direction and can't change something easily without significant effort..

Thank you very much an excellent observation. I will do my best to follow your advice.

Angrymog
Jan 29, 2012

Really Madcats



Hellbeard posted:

New drawing underway...



Her boobs are pointing in two different directions.

Sharpest Crayon
Jul 16, 2009

Always Wag. Always Friend. Very Safety.


Clapping Larry










Animals LaCrossing and Lonk.

Cory Parsnipson
Nov 15, 2015


Oooh they look like trading cards. Are they part of a larger set?


Ye


vvv oh welp the jigs up. I've never played animal crossing

Cory Parsnipson fucked around with this message at 23:21 on May 17, 2020

Sharpest Crayon
Jul 16, 2009

Always Wag. Always Friend. Very Safety.


Clapping Larry

Cory Parsnipson posted:

Oooh they look like trading cards. Are they part of a larger set?


They are my incredibly detailed and competent knock-offs of the actual, legit Animal Crossing amiibo cards, plus Link from Link's Awakening.

These are the proper cards:






NAG
Jul 13, 2009



Morbid Hound

Anyone got any tips for drawing/shading/coloring hair? I don't know where to begin. Using photoshop

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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Here's my drawing I'm working on.

Wowporn
May 31, 2012

HarumphHarumphHarumph


My only tip is resist the urge to draw every single hair. Like stick to the level you got in that pic, I think it's good you used bigger strokes and didn't blend it to hell

E in response to nag

Hellbeard
Apr 8, 2002


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here it is

my buddy Superfly
Feb 28, 2011



Just a buncha dogs





Argue
Sep 29, 2005

I represent the Philippines

hey adora

Cory Parsnipson
Nov 15, 2015


^^ sweet, I like the colors and lighting. What program/brush do you use?



Work has been "loving" me in the "rear end" these past two weeks, if you know what I mean. Here's a tired AM doodle.

I gave him a pompadour, I thought that was amusing.

Argue
Sep 29, 2005

I represent the Philippines

Clip Studio! Most of it is with a brush that closely mimics the basic simple round of Photoshop (hard edges, opacity via pen pressure, minor variation in size via pen pressure), though, so I can't see why you couldn't use that instead. I also used a square brush; Dave Greco had a particular one, I think it was free--"DG_Main" on Photoshop, and it's great. I ported it to Clip Studio, but I can't get it to behave the same without dual brush features. There's a few other brushes I used but they're generally of no consequence; it's 95% round opacity.

It's funny, I'm a brush collecting hound, but often I keep finding that the default brush suits my painting the best. I mean, I use a pencil brush that I found somewhere, but it really doesn't matter since I end up painting over all the pencils anyway. Also, when I'm not happy with the finish of a painting, I just apply a cheap chromatic aberration to the image and bam, instant pop, such an amazing crutch.

Cory Parsnipson
Nov 15, 2015


Does the default brush have a name? I've been using "Dense Watercolor" or "Smooth Watercolor" a little. So far I haven't used any that feel like Photoshop..

v Thanks so much!

Cory Parsnipson fucked around with this message at 05:31 on May 20, 2020

Argue
Sep 29, 2005

I represent the Philippines

After some googling, I think I may actually have downloaded it rather than created it, my memory probably played tricks on me on account of it being a default PS brush. The "round opacity (photoshop)" brush in this pack has the same name as the one I use; I'm assuming it's the same one: https://www.deviantart.com/nesskain...r-MS5-388943293

Incidentally, I also like this particular pair of Photoshop brushes that seems to be used a lot when I watch speedpaints of illustrators. I can't find the link anymore, but I remember that the brushes were free, and I get the sense that they were popularized (though not created) by Helen Chen. I've recreated the brushes to the best of my ability in CSP and am fairly satisfied with the flat one, but not so much with the bristly one (since a lot of its texture really comes from--again--the dual brush settings, which Clip Studio doesn't have). I've uploaded them here for the time being. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/m0jh4bfy...-nbn5JpTXa?dl=0

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Franchescanado
Feb 23, 2013


If it wasn't for disappointment,
I wouldn't have any appointment.





Grimey Drawer

I've mainly been posting stuff to ArtStation and not in here. But I did this last night in my sketchbook.

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