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    Art as a tool to meet chicks?!

    Well, I was on my way back from the mall today buying art supplies (finally got my effing graphite sticks!!!), and this tall (nearly 6", I think) and really pretty chick walked past me and we both look at each other.

    And when I look at her, I really wanna draw her face.....a photo-realistic portrait in pencil (unfortunately, at this stage, I can't even draw a realistic 3D apple ).

    And then it occured to me: has anyone here use their skills in drawing realistic faces to meet female strangers?

    As in, you walk past a hot chick and you go to her and say, "Whoa, pretty face! Could you give me 15 mins? I'm an artist and I wanna draw a portrait of your face."

    It's not the usual pick-up line, because you truly are doing something that's considered half-work and half-hobby, and you've something to break the ice etc.

    I was thinking if I could ever draw realistic faces one day, I would just place myself in malls and loiter around with my sketchbook and pencil looking for chicks' faces to draw.

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    If I there's a girl I didn't meet yet and I want to talk to in my class,
    I draw her portrait.


    Works like a charm, but it's not different than just starting a conversation.


    Don't know how that applies to the mall, but I did hear that Andrew Jones had a use of it.

    *Also: some girls tend to freak out.

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    LOL, thanks guys.......

    Hopefully, one day I can be an art-artist, and also a pick-up artist.

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xeon_OND View Post
    "Whoa, pretty face! Could you give me 15 mins? I'm an artist and I wanna draw a portrait of your face."
    This will be creepy unless you are quite attractive.

     

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    If Napoleon Dynamite can do it, so can you!

    It took me like 3 hours to do the shading on your upper lip. It's probably the best drawing I've ever done.


     

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    tried that, but the outcome is always the same... the girl starts running from the 6 foot 4 bald guy with the disgusting death metal shirt and long, flaming red beard who is fumbling his cargopants in search of his sketchbook and a pencil...

    i'd rather go the traditional way and talk up girls at concerts and parties, because they tend to be used to guys like me


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    Don't ever attempt it with a "pretty face" line. Actually, don't open your mouth at all, better just go straight for the tranquilizers...

     

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    Very soon I will use it as a tool for that, yes, but art isn't going to allow you to do anything you couldn't do before anyways just talking to them.

     

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    You can also try to just say hi with a smile and start a conversation...

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    ...?

    I guess, "Hi. I'm packin' heat..." or "Wanna Tootsie Pop?" is passé...?

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    Just tape a pencil to your cock and sit in a public square. If a woman is interested trust me you will know.

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    I'm sure the ladies would melt when a short, bespectacled, and hairy muscle-nerd blurts out an awkward compliment and asks to stare at their faces for an extended period of time ;P

    Chances are if you make the move it won't seem genuine. Now, if you're drawing in public and a girl shows interest in what you're doing, maybe then asking if they'd sit for you while you chat might have an effect, especially if the likeness is good. I wouldn't attempt anything like that unless I was sure of my ability to observe faces... or my ability to talk to things with breasts.

     

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    aww thats so cute! id totally fall for that. but im naive...

    oh and its also how i got a previous boyfriend, i drew his portrait in class (as an excuse to stare at him...)

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    Nearly any interest can be used as a basis for meeting girls, or at least a certain subset of girls, and art has the advantage (for the male majority on this board) of being (at least at an academic level) a majority female study. Beyond that, though, I don't think meeting people through art has any advantages over meeting people through other shared interests.

     

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    emphasis on the word "tool"

     

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    Don't care you aren't able to draw well, everybody needs to study!
    Thats my trick, I always ask friends/friends of friends if I can draw them, because I can't afford to pay a model so I hope they would do me the favor to pose for me.

    They always get the picture I've drawn, and after/before I've tried to draw them I buy them a drink. However I give them the picture so theycan show it to their friends (if they like it).

    And sometimes their friends ask me if I would like to draw them .

    I'm still really sucky at drawing people, because they aren't experienced at sitting still so I need to hurry when drawing and can't take my time for a drawing. But it is always really fun and you get to know new people or get to know people better

    Art is a charm! Shame I don't have enough time to draw 24/7!


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    pssssh. I try to use art to pick up hot guys all the time, but it never seems to work out for me.
    For some reason, "Hey, hey pretty boy! (wink) Wanna pose for that painting of Apollo I was thinking of doing in my dark, moodily-lit studio?" always seems to make them flee in terror. I just don't understand! : < Boys are soooooo confusing. They're like a mystery.


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    Being interesting in some way works to meet women. Being passionate about something helps. Working hard to improve yourself, helps. Having a a cool skill that you can show off certainly doesn't hurt. Having confidence, and being genuine goes a long way.

    So I'd say being an artist is an asset in meeting women, because you tend to meet the criteria above while taking art seriously. I'm not sure I've ever used art as a sort of ice breaker (but then again I can't rule it out either haha), but when it eventually comes up in conversation I often see an increase in interest from many women.

    I don't think I've randomly offered to do a portrait though. That seems a little cheesy to me, but I suppose it would depend on your delivery and sincerity.

     

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    Kat', you're obviously askin' the wrong people. I do a mean toga with the sun in my hair pose that would bring tears to your eyes...







    (...it seems to make everybody else cry, at least...)

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    Pics please.


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    Go to coffeee shops and draw cute chicks, but some times it freaks them out. Especially when your book is full of anatomy studies and decorated to look like the necronomicon.

    Disclaimer: The chicks I have attracted through this method were mentally imbalanced, or too young and I don't want to meet Chris Hanson.

    Ultimately a whole lot of beer and a little bit of roofies works better;p

     

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    6 INCHES TALL???!

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    To be honest, the amount of hooking up that happens at workshops would lend me to say "yes, yes it can be used that way...."

    But only when you're not trying.

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katfayheirti View Post
    pssssh. I try to use art to pick up hot guys all the time, but it never seems to work out for me.
    For some reason, "Hey, hey pretty boy! (wink) Wanna pose for that painting of Apollo I was thinking of doing in my dark, moodily-lit studio?" always seems to make them flee in terror. I just don't understand! : < Boys are soooooo confusing. They're like a mystery.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ilaekae View Post
    Kat', you're obviously askin' the wrong people. I do a mean toga with the sun in my hair pose that would bring tears to your eyes...







    (...it seems to make everybody else cry, at least...)
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    Kat, Indeed you seem to be asking some strange guys.

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    I was at a bar once where a guy came up and asked to draw my friend's portrait. She obliged him but there was no way for this guy to mask his social inadequacies... after he was done my friend politely dismissed him as it was apparent he was quite creepy.

    Moral of the story, if you want to meet women, brush up on your ability to socialize with others as opposed to your life drawing skills.

     

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    Make some business cards, with your name. Walk up to a lady and say, "I couldn't help noticing how attractive you are. I am an artist, and if you would like to make an appointment to come by my studio, I'll do a portrait of you. I'll pay you for your time."

    On second thought, maybe not...that is a bit creepy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mad Cross View Post
    Make some business cards, with your name. Walk up to a lady and say, "I couldn't help noticing how attractive you are. I am an artist, and if you would like to make an appointment to come by my studio, I'll do a portrait of you. I'll pay you for your time."

    On second thought, maybe not...that is a bit creepy.

    yes, it could not only come off as creepy (depending on context) but also as annoying. Because if the woman is very attractive and gets attention for her looks all the time, your compliment will make you look like "just another dude" of all the hundreds who ever noticed and/or complimented her looks. As a general rule, the more attractive she is, the harder you should try to be utterly and completely unimpressed. It will make you stand out (and seem more interesting to her because she'll try to figure out why you are so unimpressed)

     

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    art is a tool to bring people home not start talking to them

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