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    Composing scenes of figures

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    The problem is you can't just do a scene like that without learning all the other things that go into making a picture. Composition, mood, lighting, value, color, anatomy harmony. If you don't understand any of that stuff then how can you make a picture? You can't write a novel just because you can write a sentence with correct punctuation.

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by zx52hg View Post
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    Any way to revert the first post so we can see what caused all this uproar?

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by dpaint View Post
    The problem is you can't just do a scene like that without learning all the other things that go into making a picture.
    I don't know what the orignall post was, but this statment triggered this question...

    Aren't there those who can simply have the raw talent without actually "learning" those other things? Where it would just
    come by way of intuition and/or creativity?

     

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    Quote Originally Posted by wannabeanimator View Post

    Aren't there those who can simply have the raw talent without actually "learning" those other things? Where it would just
    come by way of intuition and/or creativity?
    Nope. To carry dpaint's analogy further...that would be like someone who is completely illiterate...no knowledge of the alphabet, no vocabulary, no understanding of grammar...they didn't "learn" those things...yet due to their "raw talent" they write the great american novel.

    Sports is another analogy that applies...Michael Jordan was a great basketball player...but he practiced his ass off.

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    Quote Originally Posted by wannabeanimator View Post
    Aren't there those who can simply have the raw talent without actually "learning" those other things? Where it would just
    come by way of intuition and/or creativity?
    Er... you start off as a baby and can't do anything except eat, sleep, poop and make noises. Almost everything after that is learned somehow. Whether you learn it by reading a textbook or going to class or simply trying stuff until something works, it's still *learned*. You might not be entirely conscious of what you're learning by observation and experimentation rather than having it be told to you explicitly but nobody is born already knowing all this stuff because making pictures is not a survival instinct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by zx52hg View Post
    My thread was a mistake.
    Deleting your post was a mistake. It's a real pussy thing to do.
    No point in leaving this open now.

     

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