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    still a beginner

    Hello I am a young artist of 14 years old,
    I follow architectural training at an art academy
    In the beginning I was mainly concerned with cartoon figures like that now I'm still only rarely and keep me busy conceptart and yet so serious things.
    I draw for a weekly comic magazine.
    not so long ago i started drawing at photoshop , I'm still a beginner.
    So a bit of criticism will be useful.

    greetz jabo.

    p.s my english is not as good

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    Welcome to CA "jabo4" you need some serious body studies! Get human anatomy book and study the body, or you can find very useful advice in the net! I can't judge your skills, becaouse you're showing one drawing! Next time post more... I'll check on you again and I hope you will post more! BTW I'm 15!

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    Quote Originally Posted by clanlord View Post
    Welcome to CA "jabo4" you need some serious body studies! Get human anatomy book and study the body, or you can find very useful advice in the net! I can't judge your skills, becaouse you're showing one drawing! Next time post more... I'll check on you again and I hope you will post more! BTW I'm 15!
    thx for the comment.
    I also work in anatomy.

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    Another digital sketch.

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    i find that doing still lifes of simple objects are always useful, in understanding light and shadow and training your eye to look at things in an abstract way which actually helps you achieve a more realistic looking drawing.. creative stuff can be fun and keep you drawing, but make sure to draw from life as well.. keep going.. my sister is 14 and just started drawing, i'm going to try to get her start posting, too

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    Quote Originally Posted by amarryth View Post
    i find that doing still lifes of simple objects are always useful, in understanding light and shadow and training your eye to look at things in an abstract way which actually helps you achieve a more realistic looking drawing.. creative stuff can be fun and keep you drawing, but make sure to draw from life as well.. keep going.. my sister is 14 and just started drawing, i'm going to try to get her start posting, too
    i can drawing much better then that
    I do not have this way much experience with digital drawing.

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    anatomic sketches

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    Hai Jabo, 'k zal maar in het Nederlands posten, goed?
    Maar goed, wat betreft je tekeningetjes, je zou kunnen beginnen door eerst een gewoon potlood te pakken en te leren over licht, schaduw en waarden en natuurlijk anatomie. Ze hebben hier goede sites staan ergens op het forum, waar precies weet ik niet, maar ze staan er in ieder geval wel. Aanradertjes wat betreft anatomie: Andrew Loomis, Bridgeman en Burne Hogarth, allemaal te vinden op het internet, denk ik. Teken veel van referentiemateriaal, foto's enzovoorts. En als je digitaal schildert, probeer de achtergrond een tint te geven, want ik zie dat je digitale werk erg "glazig" lijkt. Dit komt doordat je waarschijnlijk direct op een wit vlak tekent. Oh, en voordat je gaat leren over kleurtheorie, is schilderen in grijsschaal een goede oefening om licht, schaduw en waarden te leren kennen op het digitale canvas. Simpelkes beginnen is de sleutel! Hoop dat deze tips en crits helpen!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChuanMing View Post
    Hai Jabo, 'k zal maar in het Nederlands posten, goed?
    Maar goed, wat betreft je tekeningetjes, je zou kunnen beginnen door eerst een gewoon potlood te pakken en te leren over licht, schaduw en waarden en natuurlijk anatomie. Ze hebben hier goede sites staan ergens op het forum, waar precies weet ik niet, maar ze staan er in ieder geval wel. Aanradertjes wat betreft anatomie: Andrew Loomis, Bridgeman en Burne Hogarth, allemaal te vinden op het internet, denk ik. Teken veel van referentiemateriaal, foto's enzovoorts. En als je digitaal schildert, probeer de achtergrond een tint te geven, want ik zie dat je digitale werk erg "glazig" lijkt. Dit komt doordat je waarschijnlijk direct op een wit vlak tekent. Oh, en voordat je gaat leren over kleurtheorie, is schilderen in grijsschaal een goede oefening om licht, schaduw en waarden te leren kennen op het digitale canvas. Simpelkes beginnen is de sleutel! Hoop dat deze tips en crits helpen!
    bedankt voor de tips!
    ik zal er zeker gebruik van maken.

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    besides studying anatomy, also take a look at color theory..your CGs need more work. Constructive Anatomy by Bridgman, loomis books, and Drawing the Head and Figure by Jack Hamm are good books on drawing humans/anatomy. also, take a look at Digital Painting In PS #2 thread
    good luck.. i'm 14 years old too and trying to improve my art

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    draw a fuckload from life and do studies from reference!
    i recommend Constructive Anatomy by Bman as well, it´s a great book.
    keep kickin it, you´ll get there!
    hard work+time=skill!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flaskpost View Post
    draw a fuckload from life and do studies from reference!
    i recommend Constructive Anatomy by Bman as well, it´s a great book.
    keep kickin it, you´ll get there!
    hard work+time=skill!
    thx man.

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    carnival

    work in progress...

    what do you think about this sketch?

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    another one...

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    Good job so far, I understand you are still a beginner so I won't be too harsh on the criticism, I agree that you should get a human anatomy book that will definitely help you with the human drawings. The first one the facial features are blown way out of proportion but if it's supposed to look like that ignore the last comment. Keep up the good work.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Icedearth15876 View Post
    Good job so far, I understand you are still a beginner so I won't be too harsh on the criticism, I agree that you should get a human anatomy book that will definitely help you with the human drawings. The first one the facial features are blown way out of proportion but if it's supposed to look like that ignore the last comment. Keep up the good work.
    thanks!!

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    it's not really a sketch...


    I did this with spraycans

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    old sketch of 3 months ago and not finished

    tools: sketchbook pro and photoshop

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    Your colour edges need a lot more definition. The blurred lines really do not work and do not give the feeling of form to the object. Try going in the direction of post #13. Its better there.

    Cheers

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    thnx vo te passeren
    bij u volgende paint, zet u brush eens op 100 opacity en 100 hardness, en kleur eerst daarmee
    nu is het alsof je met een lege spuitbus een witte uur probeer te bekladden. het wit kom er ng door en je kleuren zijn blurry as hell

    ga mss eerst ng eve trg naar papier, om studies te maken en jezelf te trainen in het tekenen, als je het niet op papier kunt, zal het zeker niet digitaal lukken.

    ng veel succes

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janos View Post
    Your colour edges need a lot more definition. The blurred lines really do not work and do not give the feeling of form to the object. Try going in the direction of post #13. Its better there.

    Cheers
    yes but this was a very old sketch and not finished!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grafguy View Post
    thnx vo te passeren
    bij u volgende paint, zet u brush eens op 100 opacity en 100 hardness, en kleur eerst daarmee
    nu is het alsof je met een lege spuitbus een witte uur probeer te bekladden. het wit kom er ng door en je kleuren zijn blurry as hell

    ga mss eerst ng eve trg naar papier, om studies te maken en jezelf te trainen in het tekenen, als je het niet op papier kunt, zal het zeker niet digitaal lukken.

    ng veel succes
    geen dank maar je hebt het wrss over mn laatste schets die is ten eerste al een tijdje oud en niet afgewerkt en ja ik kan op papier tekenen kheb al voor veel opdrachtgevers cartoons enzo moeten tekenen daarmee dak het nu digitaal doe snap je
    op anatomie enzo moet ik wel nog veel leren en daarop ben ik nu aan het oefenen en ja op papier! :p binnekort post ik er wel wat foto's van

    bedankt dat je is passeert en wat opbouwende kritiek geeft,ik apprecieer dat echt!!

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    My advice is leave photoshop, imo you're not learning anything messing about with it. There's so much wrong with all your digital stuff I don't think anyone would know where to start.

    You definitely need to learn the basics of art before embarking on the digital medium.

    As people have already mentioned, anatomy study is important. Also colour theory and light theory. Composition, perspective, proportions etc. Learn about all this and come back to photoshop.

    Trust me, I've been in your position and digital is all exciting I know, but there's no point in using it if you don't know how to draw. You mentioned some are unfinished, but imo there's really no point in trying to finish them when the base painting/colour rough idea is so incorrect.

    Harsh I know but I think someone needed to say it... It's great being enthusiastic about digital but you neeeed the basics first - I really can't stress it enough, I am learning myself and drawing real things helped me to start more than any number of photoshop tutorials.

    Once you can draw a person, then try scanning it in and try out colours. If you're anything like me you will have to draw about 4000 people before they start looking ok!

    Well, that's my advice, take it or leave it

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    anyone know a good site about drawing anatomy and etc... plz?

    grtz

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    nice work, since your only 14
    I would try to use some hard brushes with low opacity or flow in the future
    keep painting

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