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Art critique and advice; beginner artists are welcome to post here; includes an oekaki. (NO FLAMES)

Artists, read before posting!

Before you post your art to ask for critique, please read these tutorials. They explain the basic principles of drawing and figure drawing. Most posts where these basics are missing will never get a response, as people are quite frankly sick and bored of explaining over and over that you would have to pretty much learn how to draw first, before you could improve.

Courtesy of Arne Niklas Jansson: Basic and comprehensive drawing and painting tutorial
Courtesy of Bakaneko: Figure Drawing Basics, Further Anatomy, Hands

These were brought to my attention by Aeresque#Artist. Courtesy of Scribd: Drawing the Human head, Drawing Dynamic Hands, Dynamic Figure Drawing
And for those of you who want it a bit easier, we also have the whole thing as one neat rar with all three books in pdf form.

NEW! These were brought to my attention by MajorTom in #fchan. Courtesy of Andrew Loomis: Creative Illustration, Drawing the Head and Hands, Eye Of The Painter, Figure drawing for all it's worth, Fun with a Pencil, Successful Drawing, Drawing Dynamic Hands.

If you think you know a good basic tutorial that would fit in here, feel free to contact me under Xenofur in IRC and I will add the link.





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[-] [+] No.718
textures 
File: Urban_Druid_Detalle.jpg -(1196565 B, 1472x2144)
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Source: me

I'll post what I consider my two best drawings. I want to see If I can get any improvement specially in textures. As you see, I've tried some stuff, yet I want it to look realistic and I don't get it. Not that they're bad, they look kinda comic styled but is not what I'm looking for.

Also I would ask for any other crit concerning anatomy, lights or such.

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Your answers are at the top of this board ^_^ Just a texture hint though, you shouldn't just paste it over the top of the surface, take into account the volume of the object you're putting it on.

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>>722

didn't thought that was so notorius for someone to notice. Thanks

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>>718
Focus on the anatomy more before trying out textures.

There's much room for improvement, study muscle structure

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You like dog dicks up your ass, amirite?



[-] [+] No.1484
im trying to get better this is the most resent pic i drew, how can i get better? 
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i would like helpful crit, i love drawing furrys and been doing it for a few years, but its not progressing so what looks funny or wrong, faces look okay? body shapes? arms? i usaly color but this one is pencil drawn... just anything helpful would be nice.

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Maybe you should stop drawing animals having sex.



[-] [+] No.1476
not my art but my color 
File: Lynn.jpg -(189371 B, 1024x1024)
189371 No.1476 - Link Quick Reply Reply Report 1476

I'm just trying to get good at digital coloring, let me know what you think.

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well... I mean you can't really mess up flat colors. There's really nothing much to say about it.

Try shading?

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>>1481
You can if you have a terrible color palette

>>1476
You need to use less saturated colors. Some neutral toned background and not so much contrast between the colors on the character. It's pretty painful to look at right now.



[-] [+] No.1471
Process  
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Source: Keytio

Long time lurker, first time poster. I wanted to share what I did tonight and ask about work process. For the last three hours or so I spent my time drawing at Posemaniacs, studying Lynxes and sketching out a concept for redrawing a video game character as an anthro Lynx. I want to ask around, how do you approach a project, decide on line weight when inking and most importantly how to stay on a project. I have this debilitating perfectionism that tells me to restart every 30 minutes because something's not right, and its driving me crazy just to get this far.

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The character is Vanessa Z. Schneider from P.N. 03 from the Gamecube that plays more like a SHUMP than a third person shooter.



[-] [+] No.1457
New Style 
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I'm learning more about anatomy, and want to know what fchan thinks...



[-] [+] No.1301
First time Horse furry, constructive advice and critisism plz :) 
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Source: myself

Hey guys, first ddirty horse furry I've ever done. (was very nervous lol please tell me what you think and what i could maybe do to improve or work on, no trolls please
thank you very much :)

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>>1304 No need to be disagreeable, just pointing out that levels will fix the problem will probably be just as effective.

Anyway, four major things that jump out at me:

-Muscles. It looks like you've put some effort into studying them, but I can spot a few minor errors. Remember paying attention to muscle structure is extra important when you draw characters that are naked.
-You obviously at least know the basics (things like basic anatomy, construction, etc.) so I'm not sure why your linework is so shaky? You've already committed to drawing furry porn, you might as well be more confident about your lines.
-If you follow the midline down the torso, you will see that the genitals are off-center. Additionally, it seems like one leg is wider than the other.
-Never crop a drawing at a character's joint! It looks awkward and draws the eye right off the page. If you absolutely must crop a character, try to avoid doing it directly at a joint, especially a major one like the knee.

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ok thanks very much for the tips, ill work on em some more.
was just my first furry drawing so was a little nervous about it.
thanks again :) ill try to improve where i can

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The ribcage extends beyond the pectorals, so make sure you don't start six-packing too high up the torso ;) Pay attention to the pose as well. If it doesn't feel comfortable to you, then it shouldn't be comfortable to the subject. Locking his hands behind his head would have been a more stable way to support his arms. Speaking of arms, don't over-fold them at acute angles, especially if the subject is muscled. Find a full length mirror and take pictures of yourself in these poses to help with natural poses.

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>>1301 other then the eye looking straight up at the sky ,the picture looks great,the more you draw the better you will get fred

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>>1304

With 99% of "criticism" being shit like this, it's no wonder that the number of producers of furry-related stuff decreases daily.



[-] [+] No.1445
Thoughts and critique, please! 
File: dee_small.jpg -(106545 B, 1200x855)
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Just posting here to see what you guys think. I ask for critique and constructive criticism on this picture I made. Any pointers on cell shading, and such, please?

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You're doing great, just pay attention to perspective and center of gravity.



[-] [+] No.1122
My art. 
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Source: Sinkio Alter

Hopefully I can get some constructive criticism.

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Your art is awesome!

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While I do like your art it does look a bit flat.

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yeah I know it's a bit flat...trying to work on that

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A tiny bit of shading is all you really honestly need, like with this first one. I'll put up a bit of a modified picture to give you an idea.

Besides that, it looks good.

If you don't exactly know the whole shading thing, there's some pretty cool tutorials floating around in the internet. There's also the way you can teach yourself, set something near a light source and just practice the shading. There's a bunch of different types of shading, but I prefer the one that I used in this picture.

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Source: Sinkio Alter

My newest piece. it has been awhile since I updated here ^^

www.furaffinity.net/sinkiovitrell



[-] [+] No.1408
New to pr0ns, not to art. 
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Source: http://www.furaffinity.net/user/albino-kitsune/

I've been drawing furry art since 2003, but, I haven't drawn much in the way of erotica or porn until recently.

I copied the pose from a picture I really like. I'm coloring it, slowly, because I work full-time. I'm looking for critique on the face though. She's got the bog standard O-face, it's boring me, and I was hoping for a suggestion or two. Any help?

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Nice drawing, color would make it pretty good.

If you're into it, I would suggest more fluids on the penis, such as semen or feminine fluids (I lol'd at myself for typing that)

I'd also say give the guy some more definition, he looks like some fat husky mutt. His belly button is also creeping me out.

As for the face, I would say have her arch her back and neck more, close her mouth and grit her teeth, and close her eyes. Add a bit of blush on her cheekbones.
Maybe some saliva? That would be purely on your preference.

All in all, great work so far, you could definitely become a favorite artist of mine with this quality of work!



[-] [+] No.1434
Critique my drawing? 
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Source: http://www.furaffinity.net/view/6302014/

If anyone has any critique on this drawing, anything that could be done to make it better. Please let me know :3

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The picture is overall very well done, so good job!

Some good points:

  • Tufts of fur are in all the right places
  • Hair flows smoothly
  • Good shading on hair and upper body
  • Great facial expression
  • Nice wrinkling affect on panties

Some not-so-good points:

  • Hind paws (feet):
    the toes seem short, and the paws are at much too steep of an angle.
    the ankle joint also seems to be missing.
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