Hello,

I'm 18 year old that bought a wacom tablet last year with absolutely no skills at all. I wasn't able to draw decent ovals, let alone lines. In the last months, I got few drawing ebooks and played around with the tablet (after ofcourse getting over the depressing state that I'm not good and it was a waste of money to buy a tablet before being able to draw something decent on paper) and here we are.

I started with the book 'Drawing on the right side of the brain' and began the first exercise which was to draw several things so when I'm done with the book, I'll see how much I have improved. I honestly didn't care about how they turn out, so I did whatever. Here they are:

5/15/2012 -
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Sadly I dropped the book as I couldn't be arsed doing the exercises past (drawing 2 drawings upside down) which I would be lying if I said I wasn't surprised but whatever. Anyways, seeing the results after drawing an upside down image really changed my view on things. Now I didn't do any more than 2 exercises but I read the rest of the book without doing any exercises and it was worth it. I had a new ideology by the end of it. It changed quite a lot on how I see drawing as a subject.

I was more interested in interacting with the tablet because honestly, whenever I tried to draw using pencil and paper- I would get bored in few seconds and call it quits.

Moving on - Here are after following some of CtrlPaint tutorials:
5/23/2012 -
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Playing around with the tablet: The third one is quite horrible. I had no idea where I was going and was laughing all the time.
5/25/2012-
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--- For few weeks, I occasionally pick up the tablet and play around with it. Drawing lines, shapes... whatever comes to my mind

5/29/2012 - "Study"... God.. this is so bad. I'm embarrassed. Haha.
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--- After awhile I thought to myself I'm not going anywhere. So I got a book specially aimed to Digital Painting. I made these 2 drawings with it. I was quite ecstatic when I reached the final result. I mean, I was surprised myself! I didn't trace or anything and boom, suddenly a decent looking image "to my standards"
6/11/2012 - 6/15/2012
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This here was a lousy one- (it was from my mind)
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Month 7
I saw lots of CtrlPaint tutorials and started doing some value study and experimenting with color.
Pt1 -
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Here I think it's safe to say I got a little better.
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Some value studies:
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Some study I had done 3 weeks ago - NSFW:
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These are my drawings lately:

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TL;DR
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---------------- Recording of my drawings -----------------------
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXNtBEe9x7I - I noticed I wasn't running the recording program in the middle of it. :| You can see here I have some serious problem with eyes.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gFEr7UnMQsw - Eyes... and hands... Oh god. Actually, it was pretty much everything that was bad. I had fun nonetheless.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0x1J3m9pU6M- First time using colors... this much.
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6 days ago http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jBNkzBG_j3g - I could have done better but oh well.
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