Learning to draw with fins (beginner art) (lots of images warning)

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Learning to draw with fins (beginner art) (lots of images warning)

Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:12 pm

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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:15 pm

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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Jul 12, 2019 3:16 pm

Pearl is my favorite subject to draw. Hands are not. I mostly download screenshots off of the SU wiki and use them as a reference and try to draw what's on it. It's been a good way to always have something to draw and SU's characters tend to be simple enough for a beginner.
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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:55 pm

Copying a bunch of stuff you really enjoy is honestly a great way to get started with art because it's harmless self-indulgence and you learn something at the same time!

I think especially your faces are improving quickly. Keep at it.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Jul 26, 2019 8:26 am

Haven't had a chance to draw lately, but here's a bismuth
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and a pearl a drew with a pen with no refernces
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Post by Fizzbuzz (?) » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:06 pm

I remember hearing about how SU is deliberately loose with its character design standards, giving individual storyboard artists a lot of room to draw the characters bigger or smaller or otherwise differently from episode to episode. Has that ever stood out to you as you've been using SU for reference in your first drawings?

I'm thinking of that as compared to how I got started with FiM and how ponies generally appeared extremely consistent in the show due to being made of reusable Flash assets.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Jul 26, 2019 4:47 pm

While height hasn't really played a part yet for me, I've found the characters tend to be made up of simple shapes and while the show does play it loose, they tend to retain those shapes. Like say Pearl will always be kind of long and gangly and will have that hair of hers (especially the bits that stick out on either side of her face) and a pointy nose. Once you nail down those basics it's easy to keep drawing her, heck, she's become my favorite character to draw and I sometimes use her to unwind after doing the more complicated ones (like the diamonds).

But I think the most important thing for me have been the faces. SU has very simple faces, but they've helped me a lot in getting a feel for the positions of facial features and how the show does expressions.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Thu Aug 01, 2019 11:01 am

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Last one is the hardest one so far, four people and a table with stuff on it
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:29 am

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Which is true, it's Cosma. A villain from OK KO. I like her.

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Hands are evil so i faced the biggest foe, a ship shaped like a hand.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:16 am

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More Mystery Girl because I like her :allears:
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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 4:19 am

You keep improving, it's noticable! Nice job!

Keep drawing hands. It sucks but also teaches you so much. Plus, hands are the most expressive part of the body, so they can do a lot of fun things. Note to self: I should also draw more hands.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:57 am

Thanks! And yeah, hands are hard, but I'll get them eventually.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:17 am

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Attempt at drawing characters from Studio Trigger's anime. Yuta from SSSS.Gridman and Luluco from Space Patrol Luluco.

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Tried drawing more characters in a scene.

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And some OK KO characters! KO, Enid and Rad.
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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:26 am

Progress!!

if you take suggestions, draw LWA characters you like
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Fri Aug 09, 2019 10:22 am

Oooh, that's a good idea.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:58 pm

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OK, so I tried drawing Peridot in a pose based of a picture off Steven I had. There's issues, but you gotta start somewhere.

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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Mon Aug 12, 2019 5:04 pm

Amanda! :yay: Good choice.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Mon Aug 19, 2019 5:35 pm

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Post by Gloomy Rube (?) » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:13 pm

Your art is getting seriously good

but also I think you're best at drawing Cosma. (And I like how your art of her reminds me of new ducktales for some reason)
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:58 pm

Thanks! :3
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:29 am

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Post by Perrydotto (?) » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:39 am

Trying a variety of things, I see! Very good, it's educational.
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Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Thu Oct 03, 2019 1:43 pm

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Haven't been drawing much lately, but I did draw these two. The Major from GITS Stand Alone Complex and Fink from OK KO.
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