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    Realism

    I'm having a lot of trouble making any of my art look realistic. No matter what happens, when the dust settles, it still looks like a drawing. Any help?
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    I believe this is more of a tech support area.

    But what you need to do is draw from life and reference. Everyone does it. And not like the "Hula-hoop" or "Heelies" or "Parachute Pants", but like Breathing. Everyone does it. They have done it for a long time. You should do it too!

    Start a sketchbook, get some life drawing sessions, and you will see it.
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    Interesting thought:

    "Realism is the illusion of reality and illusions are not real!" - Michael Mentler.

    Realism isn't something you can pick from a tree or have fall on your head. In most cases it takes years of study to achieve realistic looking paintings.

    Start studying, and have fun.

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    Hmm. Good advice. Sorry about the misplaced thread.
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