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April 15th, 2010 #1
Sketchbook of Yoplatz
Hi I'm new here. I'm trying to learn how to draw. You guys should critique me.
here's the first one.
Last edited by yoplatz; July 12th, 2010 at 08:12 PM.
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Quick sketch from today:
Last edited by yoplatz; May 19th, 2010 at 07:14 PM.
May 19th, 2010 #3
Another of today's sketches:
May 19th, 2010 #4
Hey welcome to CA! Those quick sketches are fantastic. Can't wait to see more
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June 6th, 2010 #5
June 6th, 2010 #6
Since I have much less artistic skill despite being 4 years older than you, I can't really offer a decent critique. However, I will say that your stuff is very good!
Everything is better with dinosaurs.
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June 6th, 2010 #7
Very smooth rendering on your faces... give me some pencil sketches. I'm 16 too. Critique me!
June 6th, 2010 #8
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Hey! I'm 16 too!
I like your stuff, but if your trying to learn to draw, you should draw.
Put down the tablet, no matter how cool it is, and pick up a sketchbook.
Also it looks like you should work on anatomy. Pick up a good book, not one of the one's that says step 1 do this step 2 this etc. but one that explains the muscles and how they work. It might seem like a bit too much, but it really helps.
Keep it up,
check out my sketchbook
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June 7th, 2010 #10
I'm also 16! Your sketches look great, but they're all heads facing to the right. Except for one freaky scary dude with a knife. They look better than what I could draw so I can't really critique them, but some variety would do ya good.
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June 7th, 2010 #11
Here's some pencil stuff i did at school today (i do like 1-2 pages of doodles a day):
They're mostly facing the right still, lol
June 7th, 2010 #12
Excellent sense of form to your digital sketches. Keep posting.
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June 7th, 2010 #13
You should do some landscapes. I want to see some landscapes.
June 7th, 2010 #14
The planes of the face are really pretty solid in the sketch in post 3. Mileage is awesome so continue doing all the fun stuff but try and incorporate some real studies into your work ethic as well. Whether they be from photographic reference or anatomy books- take your weakpoint and make it a strong point.
Keep it up!
"A drawing is not necessarily academic because it is thorough, but only because it is dead. Neither is a drawing necessarily academic because it is done in what is called a conventional style, any more than it is good because it is done in an unconventional style. The test is whether it has life and conveys genuine feeling."- Harold Speed
June 7th, 2010 #15
well the faces look solid on the first view but if you look closer you see you can´t look closer because they are all kinda rough.
i can only tell you the comon stuff. get a brunet or a brightman and learn anatomy.
from your curent sketches i can´t exactly see how you are goin with the anatomy.
so i can´t tell you were to improve.
and btw cut that stuff with your age if you want useful critique.
the only thing of importance is your skill. and if you want objective critique you should leave out all unnecessary details.
June 7th, 2010 #16
June 7th, 2010 #17
Yeah, jeez. What are you thinking?! Telling everybody and their brother your age. Y'know, thats dangerous... there's predators out their. And y'know who they're looking for? YOU!
June 8th, 2010 #18
anyway, here's what i drew today;
June 8th, 2010 #19
great job! Now I believe I ordered some landscapes? I WANT SERVICE! no jk. draw whatever u like. i just like landscapes.
June 27th, 2010 #20
Here's the view from my window, crude I know, but I don't do a lot of landscapes so I'm bad at it.
June 30th, 2010 #21
A still life thing for school:
July 8th, 2010 #22
here's some still life of strawberries
July 8th, 2010 #23
More doodle, I used SAI for this one
July 8th, 2010 #24
This sketchbook definitely needs some love. Your off to good start man, one crit would be when your doing your still lifes watch for skewing (flip the still life horizontally and see what I mean) but of course more practice will overcome it easily. Its awesome that your doodling, but definitely hit up some study's (sorry if you already are) you have great potential, keep pushing.
July 8th, 2010 #25
July 8th, 2010 #26
Thanks guys, this one is from a photo reference.
July 12th, 2010 #27
A random doodle
July 12th, 2010 #28
This is from a photo reference.
July 12th, 2010 #29
Underwater zombie thing:
July 17th, 2010 #30
Here's a new photoshop doodle: