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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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File: by_shnider-d4a7fle.jpg -(2392273 B, 1973x2956)
2392273 No.1395 1395

I had more to do here, but while testing out some lighting effects on the background I flattened all of the layers to do so, then I went to save it as a separate file. Instead of hitting "save as" I accidentally hit "save" like a dumbass and now its permanent T_T

No.1396 - Link Reply Report 1396

Too late now but uh, you can undo that when it happens. Seriously just undo, then resave the file.

No.1398 - Link Reply Report 1398

Unfortunately, my history didn't go back that far, but I learned from this mistake and drastically increased my history cache.

No.1410 - Link Reply Report 1410

looks pretty good to me, you got a fa account?

No.1415 - Link Reply Report 1415

yeah, I have an FA account, but I made it only a few months ago, so there's not much on it. Only 2 pics so far.


all my other stuff is on my DA