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    Hello and welcome to my sketchbook! I hope you enjoy your stay! Yeah, yeah, I put my art here and stuff and I would quite like it if you shared with me anything that comes to mind while looking at it, for example a critique, etc... (And I'd be glad to visit your art palace and do the same!)
    Above all, my one requirement of you reading this here today (oh no, what'd you get yourself into...) is that you enjoy your day and days to come thoroughly, because I know that any negativity out there can be conquered!
    Yes, I am made of cheesyness, beware!!! Huehuehue.
    If you scroll past this intro, I have linked some resources that I think are useful, so I hope that comes in handy!
    Also, if you wish to read this statement I wrote, I'm just gonna put it here for you to read or not read, hahaha.

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    In this moment, I feel massively compelled by the universe to write this:

    Thinking about, reading about, and observing art lately has filled me with so much appreciation for what we, as [tentative] artists, [try to] do with our time here on earth. This deeply stirring feeling has entirely transformed the way I look at the world around me. Everything is fascinating, and heart-achingly beautiful.
    We all either know or remember how much time we must spend producing work that we are in no way proud of or satisfied with before we really tap into our true potential.
    Imagine that, for a second. Your true potential. Creating a piece of art, a series of works, a whole world that flows through you, etc. Imagine the power of being able to bring that to life, as opposed to a time where you felt like that would never happen for you and that it only came to a lucky few others.
    What makes me feel a powerful urge to work on my dream every day is the knowledge that that feeling awaits me, and that the journey is even greater than the 'end'. I know that if you let the hardships of that chase slow you down, that you are simply being affected by how much the fear and pain that come with it can distort your reality. Rise above that, and think of your life in these terms (I know you can do it!) :
    You are someone whose future holds tremendous treasures, but you must persist for years on end, digging and working towards that core. The more time you let the fear tear away from you, the less time you have to live out your purpose. Think of the joy you are robbing yourself of!
    Artists before us worked with such a limited range of materials, resources, etc., yet they still produced their art. When advancements came along to facilitate or enhance their work, they plunged into the vastly interesting experience of seeing just what their tools enabled them to do! They not only observed and analyzed what was around them, but they felt, imagined, and created even more beauty, of this world or otherwise!
    There is so much to understand, so much to love and be moved by, so much to push and shove into our minds. Art is difficult, and it is supposed to be that way. Whether you are trying to depict something that already exists or doesn't yet, you are up against the most immense phenomenon; What do you know that is more beautiful or intricate than life itself?
    Now: when you think about giving up; when you find yourself being lazy and unappreciative of the pursuit of art; when you forget how it feels to be fascinated, enraptured, absolutely bewitched by art and what it can do; I beg you to redirect your time and energy towards what lights a fire in your heart and soul.
    Go forth and draw, sculpt, paint, write, design, conceptualize, model, animate, storyboard, study, sketch, make music, photograph, dance, and everything else! Any thing you do is likely to teach you a useful lesson if you really look for it! The journey is lifelong; And that's not enough time as it is, but it's all we've got!
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    Some resources I have found in various places with the help of others (thank you, others!) that I think are helpful and that I happened to remember to link here for those potentially browsing:
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    http://www.sovek.com/view/basics/index.htm
    http://www.sycra.net/ (resources)
    http://www.onairvideo.com/Croquis_Cafe.html
    http://artists.pixelovely.com/practi...igure-drawing/
    http://www.quickposes.com/pages/gesture
    http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=131116
    http://ctrlpaint.com/
    http://www.scott-eaton.com/category/bodies-in-motion
    http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...55#post3709455
    http://pinterest.com/seifersama/anatomy-studies/
    http://pinterest.com/characterdesigh/
    http://inspirationalartworks.blogspo...9bdc166f7af381
    http://figuresfordrawing.tumblr.com/archive
    http://www.tobi.jp/special01.html
    http://cgtextures.com/
    http://empusidae.tumblr.com/
    http://www.gapingmaws.com/GapingMaws.htm
    http://www.osfcostumerentals.org/stock/index.html
    http://notjustanarmor.tumblr.com/
    http://flickrhivemind.net/Tags/polychaeta/Interesting
    http://pinterest.com/ybourykina/faces/
    http://armstreet.com/
    http://pinterest.com/8fd/dynamic-poses/
    http://thousandfaces.tumblr.com/archive
    http://mediamilitia.com/human-skulls-54-free-images/
    http://pinterest.com/8fd/
    http://pinterest.com/seifersama/colo...ing-tutorials/
    http://livestreamstatuslist.appspot.com/Resources.html
    http://openlibrary.org/books/OL7237906M/Line_form.
    http://www.3dtotal.com/
    http://www.robotpencil.org/
    http://wrinklednews.tumblr.com/
    http://www.brusheezy.com/
    http://www.pointpusher.blogspot.ca/
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2010/...ilarating.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...ane-notes.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...g-by-glen.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...cei-think.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...action_28.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...lpart-one.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...l-handout.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...-painting.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...roportion.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...et-curves.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...st-curves.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...hing-well.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...nd-form-2.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...l-pappy-k.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...-part-one.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...-part-two.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...od-advice.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/03/shoulders.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...originals.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...kit-redux.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2006/...-part-one.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2009/...kdon-hahn.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...e-drawing.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...-part-two.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...art-three.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...part-four.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...llow-thru.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...-part-one.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2008/...ds-part-2.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...g-clutter.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...ttle-more.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...-students.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...-ludekens.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2007/...e-of-same.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2010/...ilarating.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2010/...-part-one.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2012/...ps-part-1.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2011/...-part-two.html
    http://sevencamels.blogspot.ca/2012/06/folds.html
    http://characterdesign.blogspot.ca/
    http://le-mec.tumblr.com/post/59757355340
    http://emptyeasel.com/2008/11/18/avo...watch-out-for/
    http://muddycolors.blogspot.ca/2013/...ustration.html
    http://radhowto.blogspot.ca/
    http://www.pinterest.com/jonggi/
    http://wiki.polycount.com/
    http://crimsondaggers.com/forum/thread-3.html
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9JNSIN5xYE
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CgXboIrbKec
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xohdN42hc4A
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWDyzRxtCjQ
    http://www.artrenewal.org/
    http://www.museumsyndicate.com/artis...e=2&category=1
    http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/alphabet
    http://www.cdpaintings.com/
    http://the-blueprints.com/
    https://soundcloud.com/the-collective-podcast
    http://www.autodestruct.com/thumbwar.htm
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/thoog/s...th/4221247792/
    http://www.zygotebody.com/


    Some master painters (excuse the super crap format of this list, and by all means it is not a complete list! Just a little bit I found through others!)
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    I was looking through my other computer's bookmarks to do some studies from artists I found through various sources, and this is just a copy paste from the bookmark folder so it is not really user-friendly haha but if you want to check out the names on the list then feel free. Here it is!:

    caravaggio - Google Search
    carl gustav carus - Google Search
    cristofano allori - Google Search
    frederick church - Google Search
    adriano cecchi - Google Search
    annibale carracci - Google Search
    maxfield parrish - Google Search
    anders zorn - Google Search
    william merritt - Google Search
    eugen felix bracht - Google Search
    jehan georges vibert - Google Search
    thomas couture - Google Search
    mary cassatt - Google Search
    philippe de champaigne - Google Search
    belleuse carrier - Google Search
    jean capeinick - Google Search
    max carlier - Google Search
    eugene adolphe chevalier - Google Search
    carlo innocenzo carlone - Google Search
    benjamin williams leader - Google Search
    andrea apiani - Google Search
    federigo andreotti - Google Search
    alfred pages - Google Search
    alfred stevens - Google Search
    john singer sargent - Google Search
    hermann david s corrodi - Google Search
    frederic remington - Google Search
    william mcgregor paxton - Google Search
    william merritt chase - Google Search
    e shirley borden - Google Search
    frank dicksee - Google Search
    theobald chartan - Google Search
    frederick morgan - Google Search
    achille beltrame - Google Search
    cesar pattein - Google Search
    jacques carabain - Google Search
    pieter van bommel - Google Search
    alfred thompson bricher - Google Search
    paul cesaire gariot - Google Search
    vittorio vacalleri - Google Search
    francois bonvin - Google Search
    frederick arthur bridgman - Google Search
    jules joseph augustin laurens - Google Search
    howard pyle - Google Search
    nicolas poussin - Google Search
    frans mortelmans - Google Search
    frans xavier winterhalter - Google Search
    gerrit van honthorst - Google Search
    julius leblanc stewart - Google Search
    thomas p anschutz - Google Search
    david emil joseph de noter - Google Search
    peder monsted - Google Search
    thomas moran - Google Search
    joseph von jacob - Google Search
    emile friant - Google Search
    charles sprague pearce - Google Search
    paul fischer - Google Search
    carl joseph kuwasseg - Google Search
    walter launt palmer - Google Search
    joseph decamp - Google Search
    albert aublet - Google Search
    joseph turner - Google Search
    johannes vermeer - Google Search
    george lambert - Google Search
    guiseppe de nittis - Google Search
    eugene bidau - Google Search
    george hitchcock - Google Search
    ludwig deutsh - Google Search
    john william godward - Google Search
    philip alexius de laszlo - Google Search
    bernardo canal - Google Search
    canaletto - Google Search
    emil carlsen - Google Search
    vincenzo capobianchi - Google Search
    louis lagrenee - Google Search
    john mogford - Google Search
    paul jean clays - Google Search
    joseph caraud - Google Search
    francisco pons arnau - Google Search
    bernardo cavallino - Google Search
    raphaelle peale - Google Search
    arthur rackham - Google Search
    jean honore fragonard - Google Search
    winslow homer - Google Search
    charles joseph node - Google Search
    wilhelm gause - Google Search
    pieter faes - Google Search
    frederick bazille - Google Search
    david emil joseph noter - Google Search
    jan davidsz de heem - Google Search
    Eugene Auguste Francois Deully - Google Search
    hans herrman painter - Google Search
    daniel garber - Google Search
    emile dezaunay - Google Search
    maurice chabas - Google Search
    federico andreotti - Google Search
    antonio gargiulo painter - Google Search
    eugene delacroix - Google Search
    francesco ballesio - Google Search
    cesar herrer painter - Google Search
    fernand marie eugene legout-gerard - Google Search
    ira diamond gerard cassidy - Google Search
    joseph mallord william turner - Google Search
    hermann david salomon corrodi - Google Search
    albert bierstadt - Google Search
    john wilson carmichael - Google Search
    cavaliere giacomo di chirico - Google Search
    myles birket foster - Google Search
    aleksandr alekseevich borisov - Google Search
    ladislaus bakalowics - Google Search
    henry biva - Google Search
    ivan konstantinovich aivazovsky - Google Search
    joseph decamp - Google Search
    john otis adams - Google Search
    giulio bargellini - Google Search
    joseph decamp - Google Search
    eugen von blaas - Google Search
    charles le brun - Google Search
    carl heinrich bloch - Google Search
    francesco beda - Google Search
    joachim patenier - Google Search
    niccolo abbate - Google Search
    thomas jones barker - Google Search
    thomas e mostyn - Google Search
    george lambert - Google Search
    gustav moreau - Google Search
    alphonse maria - Google Search
    carl heinrich bloch - Google Search
    carl larsson - Google Search
    henriette browne - Google Search
    thomas gainsborough - Google Search
    frederico beltran masses - Google Search
    ferdinand hodler - Google Search
    hermann fenner behmer - Google Search
    andrea landini - Google Search
    lovis corinth - Google Search
    alexander demetius goltz - Google Search


    Sweet videos:


    Fun facebook artist groups that I know of:


    Just a smidgen of the vast quantity of great books for art:
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    Atlas of Human Anatomy for the Artist
    Color and Light: A Guide for the Realist Painter
    Imaginative Realism: How to Paint What Doesn't Exist
    The Art Spirit
    How to Win Friends and Influence People
    Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind
    The Illusion of Life
    Drawn to Life
    The Animator's Survival Kit
    Force (Michael D. Mattesi)
    'Anatomy - A Complete Guide For Artists' by Joseph Sheppard
    Alla Prima


    ---original post from oct 2011:
    Hi, I'm Iris, I'm 19, and I decided I would make a thread here... so many artists on here inspire me and make me aspire to be so much more than what I currently am,
    and I'm really inspired to get to that point!
    I know that I have a long way to go. But I'm hopeful and ready for all the hard work, and so excited for the knowledge there is to gain.
    I basically have not ventured too far out of my comfort zone, ever since I started drawing. This really disappoints me,
    so my goal from now on will be to try and push myself to try things I normally wouldn't,
    because there's no other way I'll get any good at them... okay I'm done rambling!

    I will begin with some recent works so that you get a feel for where I am at the moment.
    I look forward to growing! (/done talking...)

    *** Just mentioning that I'm really open to & looking for critique, paint/draw overs, etc! Please mention anything you think needs improvement and anything I should try! ***
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    EDIT 2013: I am currently studying 3D Animation, and hope to attend Sheridan for animation in 2015.

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    Something I know I need to work on for the next while is fluidity and freedom, I always find my drawings static and boring... not adventurous at all...
    But for now, I will include some recent fashion project work and my first live model drawings (from a month ago) (clothed, bah.)
    edit: added a bunch of drawings that were in the first post

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    Made these two today and yesterday... trying some poses with either movement or purpose to them...

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    Wooow your work is pretty. I wish I could make soft line art like that. I gotta keep trying new painting techniques

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    Quote Originally Posted by jam.00 View Post
    Wooow your work is pretty. I wish I could make soft line art like that. I gotta keep trying new painting techniques

    You should practice, it takes time to get the feel of lineart, line weight and all the other aspects of it... I'm not as good as I want to be with it, but I am happy it's getting better! I used to be really bad at that and I started observing and trying to understand how other people were doing it so well, and it helped me a lot to focus on it like that!
    Thank you for your comment!

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    haha WICKED STYLE XDXDXD THAT FASHION DESIGN MUST BE PAYING OFF XDXDXD

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    Pictures are looking great, try to go for just one smooth line on those figure studies, I have the same choppy line problem. Oh, and try to make your images a little smaller so it's easier to see the whole picture. Keep rocking!

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    hey Iris welcome to CA! I like the mark-making with watercolor but like Hem pointed out the lines in the figures can be smoother. some very nice rendering with the guitarist. you can poke around here to find resources by Bridgman and Loomis on the planes and structure of the head, because the features look a bit pasted on atm.

    P.S. resize your images

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    Cool costume designs. Is that yellow paper ?

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    Smileface, thank you! Yeah it actually has helped a lot because it made me realize all the detail and work put into clothing! It's great to make things and understand them more.

    Hem, thank you for the advice, I've seen a lot of awesome artists on here have great linework, so yeah I will definitely work on that because it helps so much! And yeah you're right! I'll think about that in my next posts and resize these when I can.

    krysjez, Thanks for the welcome And thank you, I'm here to learn so I will surely be looking for a lot of help with drawing features and all kinds of elements much better
    Thanks for your comment!

    lukiza, thanks! It's a dollar store craftbook, with yellowish-beige paper

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    Decided to draw something intimidating for me.. first intended to be a rough sketch but I couldn't help but concentrate on the face... I made a canvas big enough to do it all and finish a rough rendition today... oh well xD I still had fun and learned.

    based myself off of:
    http://shiantology.com/wp-content/up...e-Still-21.jpg

    I also drew a girl from one of wanimal's photos from his sketchbook on here

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    Did this request today for my gaiaonline sketch shop. I'm working a bit harder on the orders than originally intended because I wanna make the most of the practice xD I had a lot of trouble with the feet... the pose was fun though, it was all pretty fun

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    Yeah, I can agree, some of you poses are a little bit static. Gesture drawing is supposed to help with that. You've got some really nice faces in here.

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    well done on your recent photo study and your gaia commission looks cool.
    one small crit, i think the hand on the hip is a bit small compared the the hand in front.
    if you held your own hands in a similar position and had a look in a mirror i don't think you would see as much of a difference in size.
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    The photo study looks good and the gaia piece is one of the best you've posted!
    My suggestion would be to work/learn from other artists as well as photos and life drawing. They don't have to be a huge undertakings either. They can just be a drawing or even just a specific area or thing, hand, eye, ect.
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    pretty cool sketchbook, would be nice to see some more studies =)

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    MusicMetalHead: Yep, planning to work on gesture drawings from now on thank you for your comment!

    adamsimons: Thank you! that's very true! I tend to overlook stuff like that easily... I'll watch for it next time, thanks

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    drey101: definitely! I'm planning on doing a bunch in the future thanks!

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    i love this sketchbook.. such pretty drawings very beautiful!

    good grasp on anatomy and HEy thanks for dropping by my sketchbook! 33
    try using perspective and yeah we'll both do more studies!

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    A Repin study, my first master study ever... undone so far! I must sleep and finish it another day. But I've already learned a lot and will work more on it soon
    based on this painting: http://free4444.blogspot.com/2009/11...ja-repina.html
    Also a gaia commission (the eyes are supposed to look cartoony, it's an item on gaiaonline ) the pose was fun to do but I made mistakes... I've gotta try out more weird poses like this to understand how to draw everything.

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    Did some super useful and fun figure studies from pictures online. I learned a lot! I look forward to doing much more of these.

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    did a gaiaonline commission and a random drawing based on an anime figurine pose I liked.... it's fun to draw at school during breaks

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    great start! your style is really nice and i feel like ive seen your art somewhere before, got a DA maybe? x)
    the guitar guy painting from the first post is gorgeous!

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    Thank you very very much for your comment!! I'm waiting to see more of your sketchbook too. You got a nice style, keep it up!

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    Hey thanks for dropping by my SB! sorry about not writing sooner, I'm in the middle of a very busy period...
    Anyhoo you have some nice stuff here, I would suggest studying the skull/planes of face, some of your faces come of alittle too simplified ...

    keep doing it like you mean it.

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    rumpenstiltzkin: Thank you very much! Yep I am iristhevirus on DA as well
    Malepart: Thank you! Will do
    Incinerated: It's all good, thanks for making the time to check mine out Thanks for the advice as well, I definitely need to do that!

    I practiced today, more than usual yay. I drew in my new sketchbook from a photo in a magazine this morning, then when I got home I practiced some figure drawing with an online photo reference site, and then did a page of 30 second figures, then a page of animals from the same reference site... all of it was very useful! I realized I have trouble translating the proportions that I see in the picture or real life onto the paper... Size and placement is something I'll need to work on much more... As well as doing all the form and planes studies suggested. Much more practice is in order! I tried to scan what I did but it'll have to wait because my scanner was unavailable... I will update this post with the drawings as soon as I can though. I did however do a speedpainting on the computer from a beautiful photo by wanimal! It was fun, helpful, and I've gotta do many more! Also, I'm not used to painter, which is what I used for this. It's fun, and super dynamic... but has sides to it I haven't experienced in photoshop so it will take time to get used to


    on a more frustrating note... my laptop monitor shows colors significantly less saturated and less dark than most other monitors I've been on.... checking out my drawings on other peoples' monitors has been a bit of a weird shock lately... dammit... >.<

    my scanner ruined a few of the sketches with weird dark stuff, also the portrait looks weird because the scanner is too small and so the rest of the sketchbook was raised, causing that blur... :/

    some of the sketches were from photo reference, and some were from imagination

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    Well sweet works here) As advice put your attention on plastic. Characters a bit clumsy) Keep posting!)

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    Started this earlier today.. planning on working a lot more on it (this was just a quick start to get colors and shapes in place... now to fix it and refine it... )
    The screenshot is from the fifth element, which everyone should know

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    Your gestures are better than mine. Jealous I am.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Gun View Post
    Your gestures are better than mine. Jealous I am.
    I just checked out your sketchbook and pff not true! You do structure very well, your quick gestures just need a better understanding of proportion
    Also you're more adventurous and going for a higher quantity than me, which is great!

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    I have 9 years on you. You win by being younger.

    Oh how I yearn for my youth.


    Plus, you paint & you have a style. Your sketchbook is off to a great start I hope to see more of your work Iristhevirus.

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