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1. ## Thread: Starting with viewfinder and sight measuring?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Yeah, I mean comparative measuring with the...

Yeah, I mean comparative measuring with the skewer stick and ratios. Thanks for clarifying that!

Is there a thread I can go to that shows me how to use a viewfinder and a comparative measuring...
2. ## Thread: Starting with viewfinder and sight measuring?

by Saintmaikeru
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Thank you for your reply. I appreciate it. What I struggle with is getting my subject proportionate within the box. I probably just need to practice more and make more measurements
3. ## Thread: Starting with viewfinder and sight measuring?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Starting with viewfinder and sight measuring?

I've been trying to learn how to draw with these methods, but I just end up frustrated. Could I eschew both and just free draw? I'm at a very basic level
4. ## Thread: Getting the line down right?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Getting the line down right?

Hello. I've taken up an art class, but unfortunately I'm falling behind. I take too long to finish my work before the two hours are up. I find the difficulty in that i am constantly redrawing lines....
5. ## Thread: Am I doing something wrong?

by Saintmaikeru
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### I have a question about the plumb lines. So do...

I have a question about the plumb lines.

So do they just go anywhere? In the example with the verticle lines one end point is in the middle of the fruit bowl while the other is near the top of...
6. ## Thread: Am I doing something wrong?

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### I think I'll switch to jars and stuff then ...

I think I'll switch to jars and stuff then

I'll check out that thread with the measurements.
7. ## Thread: Am I doing something wrong?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Am I doing something wrong?

I'm a pretty primitive beginner at this stuff.

I'm trying to draw this apple, I keep my pencil in one spot and focus my eyes on one spot on the apple for about 10 minutes until I'm completely...
8. ## Thread: Is this book any good?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Thank you guys for your help. Yeah I'm struggling...

Thank you guys for your help. Yeah I'm struggling right now, mostly with just getting the patience to slow my hand down and draw slowly until it becomes natural.

The voices keep coming in my head...
9. ## Thread: Is this book any good?

by Saintmaikeru
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### Is this book any good?

I stumbled upon this book on amazon

http://www.amazon.com/You-Can-Draw-30-Days/dp/0738212415/ref=cm_rdp_product

The title seems a bit...suspicious:steph:
10. ## Thread: Amateur aspiring concept artist

by Saintmaikeru
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### One thing that has helped me an immense amount is...

One thing that has helped me an immense amount is to think of your work as grunt work.

Like you're a plumber, trying to get a job done. It brings you down from the clouds and gives you the...
11. ## Thread: Drawing: Born with it or can you learn it?

by Saintmaikeru
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### I'll share a story with you For most of my...

I'll share a story with you

For most of my young life, I'd watched hours upon hours of television and acquired an impressive amount of video game time

The only books I'd ever read were for...

by Saintmaikeru
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### Thank you for this tutorial. It was very...

Thank you for this tutorial.

It was very intuitive and lighthearted :p

Now I'm reading to go back to Successful Drawing.
13. ## Thread: Which art book should I start off with

by Saintmaikeru
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### Thanks!! I was thinking about making a...

Thanks!!

I was thinking about making a deviantart account,

But this site suffices more than enough for me :)
14. ## Thread: Which art book should I start off with

by Saintmaikeru
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### What do you mean by this?

What do you mean by this?
15. ## Thread: Which art book should I start off with

by Saintmaikeru
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### Which art book should I start off with

I am an absolute and udder beginner. I've been browsing these forums for a couple months, but never manned up to make an account.