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    Putting in the work

    Hi! Standard story, new here but long time, admiring browser. I've always doodled but never really put in the work needed to get better. Doodling isn't focused study and practice.

    At the start of the year I decided to change that, trying to practice every day. 6 months later, I'm definitely seeing improvement. Enough that I now feel confident enough to start a sketchbook here

    Please, any critiques are welcome. I have no formal training, I'm a programmer by trade. I read books and watch tutorials but there is nothing like experts giving you personal advice. I look forward to any suggestions you guys might give to help me improve.

    Here's some of the better stuff I've done this year.
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    Thanks!

    They're all digital actually. My line work is just sloppy.
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    Hey Naked Ninja! Where else you post? Some of your work looks fimiliar. From SA too, are you on the legionink.com site?

    Some cool work, hope to see more soon!
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    Hey Kidult!

    I also post on ImagineFX, doing their 365 day challenge there. Nope, never heard of legionink, take it that it's an SA artist site, will check it out!
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    Weekend updates.
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    Study of a greek statue.
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    Some more studies.
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    Some face studies.
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    Work in progress, study of a girl.
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    You are very good at pointing out the character of someone by showing his appearance. At least I can see a lot of different characters here. Very inspring!
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    @mat04art : Thanks!

    An update. I need to study rendering fabric more.
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    Sweet sketchbook you have going here man! Your figures have a nice sense of proportion and volume.

    Loving the colors on that frog, and the head studies are looking good.

    The only suggestion I have would be to push the darks even darker in some of your grayscale pieces for more contrast.

    Keep up the good work!
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