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Recommendations please. Questions included

Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:13 pm
by Dewey Finn
I should've registered here long time ago... well I did have been drawing with my own series and I do want opinions and recommendations on my art.  I'm not relatively a good artist and I don't have a particularly a good art background (lack of instruction, mostly) to begin with. 

Anyway, here're my arts.

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Here are some questions:

1)  How can I color my arts digitally?  This drove me crazy ever since I was acquainted with internet fanarts 2 years ago. 
2)  Is there a tutorial for it?


Thanks

Re: Recommendations please. Questions included

Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:36 pm
by c_nordlander
Wow, nice to see a new member with such good art!

I really like these. I think the characters' heads are occasionally too big, though, like Lisa's in the "The Adolescence" picture, or Milhouse's in the one above, and the hair sometimes looks a bit sketchy. I'll leave the more substantial critique and tips to those who actually have a clue about drawing, but I find a lot to like here. Nice to see Ruth in fanart, too. I don't see that too often.

Who's the girl in the first picture? Or is that an original character of yours?

Like I said, I can't really help you with your requests, but the ever-talented artists on this board most likely can.

Re: Recommendations please. Questions included

Posted: Thu Jul 10, 2008 11:47 pm
by Dewey Finn
A Spy in Mancunia wrote:Wow, nice to see a new member with such good art!


Thank you!

I really like these. I think the characters' heads are occasionally too big, though, like Lisa's in the "The Adolescence" picture, or Milhouse's in the one above, and the hair sometimes looks a bit sketchy. I'll leave the more substantial critique and tips to those who actually have a clue about drawing, but I find a lot to like here. Nice to see Ruth in fanart, too. I don't see that too often.


Well... Lisa, I guess I spent some time over-shortening the body to the head since I didn't want them to look like adults instead of teenagers.  I used to have characters' head too small and they didn't really look Simpson-y though.  I don't have an excuse on Milhouse though, since I'm still puzzled on how to draw his body.  Yeah, i do admit that hair is sketchy and sometimes look messy do to the fact that I don't really like using erasers and don't know digital editting... Ruth fanart was done by a request, btw

Who's the girl in the first picture? Or is that an original character of yours?


Original character of mine, yes.  But the appearance was slightly based on Ms. Pennycandy

Like I said, I can't really help you with your requests, but the ever-talented artists on this board most likely can.


Thanks for the comment though  :homer: :marge: :bart: :lisa: