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    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

    Hi,
    I'm totally new to CA and I draw always when I'm bored, but looking at this site has convinced me of doing some more.
    c+c welcome:

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    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

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    yeeey welc0me to ca man
    c00l eye studies man
    i got similar stuff when i started drawing * check my sketchbook*

    studies are good way to learn that stuff..

    u can get some anatomy here -> http://www.saveloomis.org/ <- free stuff - good reference

    advice : may do some studies for all facial features too.. and sooner or later do some simple gesture drawings.. like stickman or draw a body like the woodden manequin puppets *good for perspective and foreshortening*

    drawing cubes and cylinders is also a good way to understand perspective and foreshortening *draw what u like but draw it simple before u add all the details*

    keep up and post some more


    pss : http://www.fineart.sk/ <- good ref stuff here - check the anime sheets and body builder pics
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    Hey, Ropa! Welcome to CA!!

    Eyes... takes guts to start with those! Good idea to draw them in different positions and angles, that shows you learn and experiment well! Out of all these eyes, 4 seemed really good to me, the last one being one of them!

    One critique about the last eye, though. The eyelashes always grow away from the nose... so the ones right near the tearduct will still point away if not slightly to the front.

    Definitely check out Andrew Loomis as Bob said. Really good stuff to learn and you can read all of his books online at that website... for free!

    Post some more, man, I'd really like to see it! I love keeping watch of the new artist and his sketchbook!

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    thx for the nice feedback!!!!
    Here's somemore I just did:
    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

    and for the big showdown, with ref:
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    All I can say for now is that you have the mouth and the eye down pat. Keep practicing them, as they are what makes the face, but try to work on symmetry of the head. It's extremely hard to maintain consistency on both halves of the head, but you must practice! Other than that I am happy with your talent here, give me some more, because I will be checking back!
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    Very good mouths!

    That portrait! Lots of good stuff going on, and lots of little things that I've done in the past. Let me share with you some of the advice that's been given to me about that head angle! From the ear to the point where the jaw becomes the chin, don't draw a hard line, but rather shadows to show the jaw bone being there. Same goes for the lines on the face from smiling! Lips aren't outlined unless there's a lot of makeup involved, so try to keep those shadows and blending values as well! Also, the eyes and proportions (the most important part of drawing the human figure or anything really) Also, don't draw the individual hairs unless you actually see them. You'll end up spending a lot more time worrying about the hair and you'll forget about the face! Try to make the hair a fitting form around the head, with the dark and light values and of course the individual hairs that you might see aside from the actual mass! The lips and teeth look like the should be more to the right side of her head to me... check the reference over it, I could be wrong. You did a really good job on the nose, though! Just check the shading a little because if it's dark to the sides of the nose, it should be dark under the brow line as well, I believe!

    That's basically everything I've learned from the people hear about portrait advice, hope it helps and that it isn't too overwhelming! That's a great portrait for starting out and a really good piece to learn from!

    Keep it up, dude!
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    Thanks for the feedback, dudes!
    I'll try to do the next portraits according to your comments, but I've done these befor I'read your advice...

    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

    Ropa's sketchbook - help + C + C wanted

    And here are some gestures

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    That's the right idea. Keep these body studies coming!
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    but he who does not ask remains a fool forever.

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    @sideshowbob: thanks for your tips, I'll start with the ears

    Here some stuff - it's not so much, but better than nothing - have to keep up the drawing, to get better

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    Hi,
    I did a portrait form the mind today - can someone help me; why do all the things I do out of my mind look like a bad comic?

    I haven't done any good hair studies so she's hairless

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    I did a portrait form the mind today - can someone help me; why do all the things I do out of my mind look like a bad comic?
    I'll give it a try ...
    I think you ran out of knowledge at this point. The proportions of the face seem fine, symmetry is pretty good, and the features are at least acceptable.

    I'd advice you to check out the loomis books here
    and study a bit more on eyes, mouth & nose ... especially to see them more as 3D and draw 'em as such.
    A good study of planes, muscles and expressions will expand your knowledge and the ability to make good comic book portraits as well as more realistic ones.

    I enjoyed watching your pics, studies & progress ... Check out as many books as you can ... draw as much as you can ... and keep posting !
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    Hey ropa,
    I noticed that you are doing the figure and the face of which belong to the female. I'm guessing you are drawing those figures from a magazine of photo...I strongly recomend that you find a nude figure drawing studio and practice there while using a figure drawing book for reference. I recomend :
    natural way to draw

    Everything looks like its coming along nicely good luck and thanks for the comment.
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    Been drawing everyday, but I don't have my own scanner, have to ask the neighbours....
    Here's the best:
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