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Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Tue Jun 12, 2012 1:03 am

First off, i'm new so hi to everyone. I've been following the forums for quite a while and then saw the art section and decided, i'm gonna join. Just wanted to see if other people enjoyed my art, even though I don't think I can even compare to some people on here.(If Daniel Sun reads this, you are a BIG inspiration and made me want to start some artwork in the first place) now that I've made a way long-winded post, follow link and give me pointers please. :)

http://red-thorn-dragon.deviantart.com/
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Tue Jun 12, 2012 4:32 pm

You have interesting pictures, but why so few?) Daniel - a genius in terms of drawing) Perhaps I too will put here a link to my pictures) http://vk.com/album56005891_156788499
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Tue Jun 12, 2012 5:54 pm

Thanks. Yours is good, I like manga style drawings, though i'm not so good at them myself. just got my graphics tablet a few Weeks ago, and really didn't make much until recent inspiration. The (one) other was made on my android tablet. I would have just put the drawing in my post but i'm posting from my Android tab and couldn't figure it out (blush) Yes, he is quite the artistic genius isn't he. Just the silhouettes AWW2 are amazing :)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Wed Jun 13, 2012 11:21 am

I paint without a tablet (using pencils and gel pens). From time to time - the computer mouse) Yes, my main style - anime and manga. And in what style do you paint? Give me a link to your other work, if they exist) if possible.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Kesani Wed Jun 13, 2012 8:22 pm

I must say, impressive work Crimson! I've been meaning to try drawing on the computer but I'm not familiar with what program to use and how to master doing it so I pretty much just draw with the common tools. Mikoto, I am also in awe of your drawings. I too am a fan of manga style drawing and just wanted to say that the both of you have done a great job with the art. Keep it up!
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Wed Jun 13, 2012 9:45 pm

@Mikoto, i'm even more impressed that some of those were drawn with only a mouse. As for style and more art, just started this stuff and don't know what my style really is, I need to explore more. I have no more art on other sites, but will update my DA (hopefully) regularly. (just did, actually)

@Kesani, thanks a lot. It's nice to hear that from a completely unbiased source. I just use a 60$ dollar (monoprice) tablet and GIMP with a few mods installed. Just started using it, the are so many things it has that I have no clue how to use!
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:13 am

I am very pleased that you liked my pictures, although I'm not such a high opinion of them) Kesani, but you also paint? Can you show pictures?) Crimson Thorn, whose work in your signature? _? YOU? ♥ * Fan * $ 60 for a tablet? Cheap it is something :/
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Thu Jun 14, 2012 4:58 am

Mikoto, I assume you mean my post signature? Sadly that is not from me, it is from Brom, a character in the novel "Eragon" And yes, 60 is cheap but I did a lot of searching on the Web and everyone said it was good. Some even said that it was better than a wacom tablet, but I would take that with a grain of salt. It's got 1024 levels of pressure sensitivity and that's enough for me. ;)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Thu Jun 14, 2012 7:29 am

I'm sorry, confused you with Kesani) His signature - there is an impressive picture ♥
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Kesani Thu Jun 14, 2012 9:32 pm

Hmm, not sure about the signature art lol. Just saw it as a really good picture on google and took it as a signature. As for Paint, I do not use it as often as I do regular drawing. I prefer to utilize my drawing skills rather than master computer art. I plan on posting some art of mine on Monday. Not sure how people will see it but I hope they like it.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Fri Jun 15, 2012 4:08 am

Well, I think it is better to draw on paper, because then you have a picture of reality, and you can touch it), but the quality of the picture on the tablet are often much better) Even though it's envy on the abilities of the artist.
And this picture is painted on the tablet (in your signature)))
I am waiting for your pictures!
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Daniel Sun Mon Jun 18, 2012 3:18 pm

Fantastic work dude! I'm flattered that my work has inspired you to create your own. Keep at it dude, you can become amazing.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Mon Jun 18, 2012 4:08 pm

Daniel Sun wrote:Fantastic work dude! I'm flattered that my work has inspired you to create your own. Keep at it dude, you can become amazing.
Well, it's not surprising :)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Mon Jun 18, 2012 5:34 pm

Daniel Sun wrote:Fantastic work dude! I'm flattered that my work has inspired you to create your own. Keep at it dude, you can become amazing.


Wow, thank you:) But seriously, who could look at your work and not be inspired!? I really like the way you give so much depth without color, very hard for me to do. Screw color! It's a pain in the butt!


And Kesani, it's Monday, we're waiting;)

-- Mon Jun 18, 2012 9:38 am --

Daniel Sun wrote:Fantastic work dude! I'm flattered that my work has inspired you to create your own. Keep at it dude, you can become amazing.


Wow, thank you:) But seriously, who could look at your work and not be inspired!? I really like the way you give so much depth without color, very hard for me to do. Screw color! It's a pain in the butt!


And Kesani, it's Monday, we're waiting;)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Kesani Mon Jun 18, 2012 7:50 pm

Lol yeah, I'm about to post. I just have to upload them. Since it's a new post you should be able to find it easily.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Wed Aug 01, 2012 5:28 pm

I would like someone to teach me to paint portraits O_o :oops:
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Mon Aug 06, 2012 3:26 am

Cant help you there, I am horrible at portraits lol. Maybe you should start your own topic to get more peoples attention, so they can offer their advice.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Tue Aug 07, 2012 4:58 pm

Crimson Thorn wrote:Cant help you there, I am horrible at portraits lol. Maybe you should start your own topic to get more peoples attention, so they can offer their advice.

For your own topic, I am drawing too bad ... Compared with the rest T_T
I know how to paint portraits - and often catch the similarity of "models"))) ♥ But only in the style of "Final Fantasy" is an anime in a very realistic style.
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Tue Aug 07, 2012 9:19 pm

Ah, yes, final fantasy has some fantastic art, not to mention the amazing graphics on the newest ones. All I can say is to practice, but you already knew that. :)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:05 pm

I'll look one of these movies)
In the meantime, I will draw :/
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Thu Dec 20, 2012 11:43 pm

I know its been quite awhile since I posted anything, so I decided to post these manga style doodles of mine for anyone who cared to see. Any comments or advice would be greatly appreciated :)
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by 16thSquadSanseki Sun Dec 23, 2012 8:22 pm

Crimson Thorn wrote:I know its been quite awhile since I posted anything, so I decided to post these manga style doodles of mine for anyone who cared to see. Any comments or advice would be greatly appreciated :)

Well, in the first one the head is too big comparing to the rest of the body. Unless you wanted to draw in chibi-ish style.
The second looks really good, the head is quite wide but it's still good. And highlighting the face bones makes them look a bit scary but maybe that was your intention...
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Mon Dec 24, 2012 1:21 am

Thanks for the tips. I know the head is quite big, which I realized after drawing the rest of the body. The socond one is not my character, the head was that wide in the picture I was looking at while drawing lol. And I was trying to make the last guy look sort of serious and menacing, good to know that it worked ^^

-- Sun Dec 30, 2012 5:30 pm --

Another bit of manga drawing. Zero Kiryuu from Vampire Knight. Not sure, but the arms seem kind of short.

PS, for anyone who can read Japanese, sorry for mutilating his name, I do not know any kanji yet lol
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Mikoto Thu Jan 24, 2013 5:59 pm

Perfection! :lol:
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Re: Some art. and hello world!

by Crimson Thorn Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:57 pm

Haha thanks Mikoto, but I think I have a long way to go before I reach perfection :)
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