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#47181 - scandinavianpedo (02/10/2014) [-]
i made my own version of planetary annihilation`s delta commander ^^
#47177 - adunsaveme (02/10/2014) [-]
Anyway so apparently photos count. I'd like to know what you guys think of this and if there's anything wrong with it you can notice.
User avatar #47210 to #47177 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
No focal point. Water droplets on a leaf are overdone. Needs more contrast and brightness if you have Photoshop or a similar program.
User avatar #47211 to #47210 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
I thought it was pretty good, considering I didn't know what I was doing.

Why edit it in photoshop?
User avatar #47219 to #47211 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
Yeah, it's a great start.
Editing in photoshop can make that green greener and give you an eye-catching punch that you're looking for. If you're looking for it.
#47220 to #47219 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
Thanks for the tip.
Is water on a leaf really overdone though? I wasn't really trying to achieve anything, cos it was the second time I'd ever even used an SLR camera.

Also here's another one. generic flower photo, but I think this is what you meant by focal point? I could probably edit it a little to blur the background.
#47221 to #47220 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
That's absolutely better. Look up the rule of thirds and you'll get it spot on. And yeah, water droplets are like, a really big thing.
And, though flower photos are generic, I've found that nobody seems to mind. Everybody likes nature photos.
User avatar #47222 to #47221 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
Does this one have a focal point to you? The largest drop is definitely more in focus than the rest of them.

And I think it'd be kinda hard to take photos of stuff few people have seen before, or at least good photos. Cos if you could take good photos of it, more people would be tkaing photos of it, y'know?
#47223 to #47222 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
Are you missing the photo? lol
#47224 to #47223 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
er... yeah, not sure why it didn't upload.

This one.
#47225 to #47224 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
I think that's better, but remember that it's not necessarily what's in focus, but what your eye is drawn to. Everything in the picture could be in focus and it could still have a clear focal point. The focal point is defined more clearly as the main shape or part of the image that you would first see, or the part that defines the picture.
But yeah, there is a more clear focal point in that picture and I like the movement of the edge of the leaf. A picture should lead your eye from the focal point to somewhere else in the picture and the line on that leaf does that.
However, you may want to consider a more interesting or dramatic focal point. You might be able to do this by taking pictures at sharper angles; that picture would probably be a lot more dramatic if you took it at an angle that wasn't right in front of it. But I do know that it's your second time using the camera so it's not gonna be perfect.
pic unrelated
Note: rule of thirds doesn't always apply to portraits because the person should be interesting enough so that the viewer doesn't have to see it at a "thirds" spot
User avatar #47226 to #47225 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
Thanks for your input. I haven't really met anyone with any knowledge on this.
#47227 to #47226 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
I learned it all from my high school teachers. If you're in high school and they have a photography/Photoshop class, take it. It's a blast and I learned a lot from mine. If you have any other questions or if you'd like me to critique anything, just let me know and I'd love to!
pic unrelated
#47230 to #47227 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
I'm not in highschool anymore, so I dunno. The teachers didn't really know a whole lot about the subject. When I took some of these photos I had people who actually knew about photography asking me all this stuff like "what aperture/shutter speed/ISO" and I'm just like "uhhhh.... yes"

I know a bit about that stuff now, which is nice. I have a gallery with a few more of my best shots adunsaveme.deviantart.com/ if you want to check them out, and when I get a new lens, I can go out and get some new stuff.

You've helped a great deal. I'm slowly getting an idea of what I've done right and what I can do better, which means I might be able to go somewhere with this.

And I think this photo could be edited. I've definitely thought about it. The background is awful.
#47236 to #47230 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
Yeah, it seems like there's not enough contrast between the foreground and the background. If you were good at Photoshop you could probably make the background black and white and then increase the contrast in the foreground.
But if you're curious as to what the aperture and shutter speed is:
Aperture determines where your focus is. Is the thing close to you in focus, or the thing far away in focus? I don't know how you specifically can adjust it because I don't know anything about your camera, but that's the basic idea of what they'r asking.
Shutter speed is how fast the camera closes light in to capture a picture. The faster the shutter speed, the faster you can catch moving objects, and the clearer they will be, even though they would be blurry with an otherwise slow shutter speed. However, when the camera captures the light faster, if also means that less light gets in, which makes for a darker picture. So it's really about knowing your target and what you're shooting at.
If your camera is digital, the auto setting usually adjusts it for you, but it's really good to know how to adjust those settings, especially when you start working with heavier and more complex equipment.
pic unrelated
#47238 to #47236 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
I've messed around with the settings a bit and I've got a basic idea of it.

Just out of interest, is 'long exposure' an ISO thing, or a shutter speed thing?

In case you were wondering, my camera is a Canon EOS 1100D, but I think most of my photos were taken with a Nikon D60, if it matters. i don't think it does. Both models are pretty much the same from what I've experienced.

Pic sorta related, it was taken with the Canon.
User avatar #47237 to #47231 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
Those pics are mine, btw, me and my mom do a lot of posing and shooting lol. I'll check out your DevinantArt when I'm not dead tired, but it was awesome talking to you.
User avatar #47239 to #47237 - adunsaveme (02/11/2014) [-]
Thanks for the help man, really. If you have a DA, I'd love to check it out. Those are some great photos.
User avatar #47266 to #47239 - biblioklept (02/11/2014) [-]
I actually don't have a DA. Long exposure is a shutter speed thing and it can be pretty tricky. The pictures are not all my work, though (seeing as the subject is me so someone has to take the photo). My mom is really great with lighting. Nice turtle picture.
User avatar #47287 to #47266 - adunsaveme (02/12/2014) [-]
You should give DA a shot, cos it's a handy place to keep one's works and an easy way to share them.
#47172 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
#47234 to #47172 - ohmeghon (02/11/2014) [-]
no sad dragons
no sad dragons
#47248 to #47234 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/11/2014) [-]
He's quite happy, should be obvious
User avatar #47188 to #47172 - dawggz (02/10/2014) [-]
Tell me that dragon got out well. It became my favorite character on this website.
#47189 to #47188 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Awhh, it so nice to hear that you care about him c:
don't worry, they moved into a quiter world ^^
#47190 to #47189 - dawggz (02/10/2014) [-]
Well, me and my girlfriend both (try to) draw. I'm looking here for inspiration and every time you post something with them I share them with her. We really love that dragon! no homo.  ok maybe a little
Well, me and my girlfriend both (try to) draw. I'm looking here for inspiration and every time you post something with them I share them with her. We really love that dragon! no homo. ok maybe a little
#47193 to #47190 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
>that feel when you'll never get kinky with dragons
User avatar #47192 to #47190 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
I wouldn't mind, really, I am already totally homo with them
Oh gosh c: i hope i can keep that up for you both, you won't be disapointed ^^
i'd homo them all the way
User avatar #47178 to #47172 - adunsaveme (02/10/2014) [-]
I have no idea what's going on, but it worries me slightly
User avatar #47179 to #47178 - Nahyon ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Beeing trapped in the darksouls world.
if you've played
User avatar #47180 to #47179 - adunsaveme (02/10/2014) [-]
I see.
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User avatar #47173 to #47162 - astraea (02/10/2014) [-]
#47160 - shadowfireball (02/10/2014) [-]
daily contribution to the board
i think i messed this one up a bit..... oh well it still looks nice
Feb 10, Swan Love
#47156 - astraea (02/10/2014) [-]
Deviantart and Tumblr thread?   
Deviantart and tumblr thread.  anything else you use to post drawings and stuff is allowed too.    
Here's mine:   

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Deviantart and Tumblr thread?
Deviantart and tumblr thread. anything else you use to post drawings and stuff is allowed too.
Here's mine:
You need to login to view this link
User avatar #47197 to #47156 - theberserker (02/11/2014) [-]

Come for a magical carpet ride made of big, burly men and world wrecking machines
User avatar #47184 to #47182 - astraea (02/10/2014) [-]
nice name
User avatar #47320 to #47184 - fedemiss (02/12/2014) [-]
thank you, i worked very hard on it
User avatar #47171 to #47156 - pickaxe ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
I make more than I upload.Not much more,but a bit.
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User avatar #47159 to #47156 - ledhendrix (02/10/2014) [-]
You need to login to view this link I'm such a productive artist, am I not? Sarcasm, duuh
#47154 - ohmeghon (02/10/2014) [-]
Jus doin sum Logos
#47151 - DeathclawRulez (02/10/2014) [-]
ITT draw any reaction picture in your folder with ms paint.
User avatar #47118 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
Anybody good with western-style comic art who would be willing to draw an OC superhero of mine based on a description?
User avatar #47120 to #47118 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
I could draw a pretty bad one for you, if you would like.
User avatar #47122 to #47120 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
If you want to give it a shot, be my guest.

Slim, tall, medium length black hair, eye mask similar to Robin or Nightwing.

Costume: Black tights, utility belt, blue lightning bolt design. No cape.

Weapons: Retractable staff and other gadgets (this character is very inspired by Robin if it's not obvious)

Powers: Super speed, electrokinesis
#47132 to #47122 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
I think I got the main essentials of your request down. I hope it doesn't discourage anyone else from doing their own version.
User avatar #47134 to #47132 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
It's basically perfect
#47148 to #47134 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Okay, I decided to be more serious this time, so here is a VERY rough sketch of him in my style, not really the comic book style you asked for. I'm going to change it by a lot like the exact pose. If you have any specific details you want like facial structure, the hair, or accessories, that would help a lot.
User avatar #47281 to #47148 - gmarrox (02/11/2014) [-]
I take it this project has been abandoned.
User avatar #47297 to #47281 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/12/2014) [-]
Sorry, I been away, school, and yeah, I kinda abandoned it, wasn't really motivated to finish it. I think I need more practice before I do more serious requests.
User avatar #47153 to #47148 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
This looks good. I like this. As for face, he should look young, but not childish. Late teens maybe.
User avatar #47150 to #47148 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Okay, I'm going to bed now, I'll see how you show me up gloriously tomorrow.
User avatar #47149 to #47148 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Hah, mine still looks better.
User avatar #47123 to #47122 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
So, while I go mucking about making this, tell me why you felt the need to design a super-hero. Is this an exercise, or something you'll expand on? You said OC which suggests some sort of endearment with this character.
User avatar #47124 to #47123 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
I've always had an interest with making my own comic book superhero, but never had the artistic ability. I plan to right a short story and see if I can expand it into a book, or a comic storyboard, and maybe an artist will be able to flesh it out. Or I can figure out how to not blow at it.

The design is based on my character from DC Universe Online. The name Neurovolt was taken, but that was his intended name.
User avatar #47128 to #47124 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Okay, so I just now sort of finished it, all I need is a quote to fill some space, could you provide?
User avatar #47130 to #47128 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
A quote from him?
User avatar #47131 to #47130 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Doesn't matter, just something he could be saying.
User avatar #47133 to #47131 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
Hmm... "The skills of the Robin, and the powers of a God. I am not to be taken lightly" or anything along those lines.
#47137 to #47133 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
I thought of a similar but more original sounding line. I used to draw a lot when I was really young, I could probably do okay if I really tried, but I only sort of tried, so here you go.

A serious line with a not-so-serious drawing is a little goofy, but oh well.
User avatar #47139 to #47137 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
You definitely got what I was going for. Also, your quote is way better.
User avatar #47141 to #47139 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Thanks, bug me tomorrow and I may feel motivated enough to work on a better one sometime.
User avatar #47125 to #47124 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Tell me more about this character, as on a physical description he seems rather bland.
User avatar #47129 to #47125 - gmarrox (02/10/2014) [-]
I've had a dilemna as to whether or not to have him exist in a separate universe of my own creation, or the DC universe. I'm still working on an origin story for the former, but in the DC storyline, his origin story is along these lines:

Batman (Bruce Wayne) is dead (old age) and Terry McGinnis (Batman Beyond) is retired. Dick Grayson (Nightwing, ex-Robin) reinitializes the "Batman and Robin" duo with himself and a protege named Keith Aren. Aren becomes Robin and serves under Nightwing, learning the martial arts and gadget proficiency and technical skills. On a mission, he is captured by Splicer (OC villain, Neurovolt's nemesis). Splicer intends to convert Keith into a mindless servant by implanting a device into his brain. But realizing that he has no superpowers, Splicer combines Keith's DNA with DNA collected from other retired/deceased heroes, giving him electrokinesis and super speed. Nightwing manages to save Keith, but then sends him away, fearing he is incapable of mentoring him now that he has powers. Neuroslash starts vigilante work while trying to locate Splicer (for revenge, or to be made normal again, I haven't decided yet.) he then gets recruited by the Neo-Justice league.
#47115 - zenkon (02/10/2014) [-]
Sup guys, I just wanted to share my recent work. Re-made it in maya and ready for animation.
User avatar #47117 to #47115 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
That looks good, pleasing to the eye. If I took art classes I could tell you why.
Also: Have you made any animations you could provide a source to?
User avatar #47121 to #47117 - zenkon (02/10/2014) [-]
Thanks, and haven't done something to be proud of hahaha just some practice with lipsync and some logos, I hope in the next months doing something with these models
#47114 - anonymous (02/10/2014) [-]
Some random characters I quickly sketched today, so it's a bit messy. Might expand on this idea, idk.
It's a quite a big file, i'm not sure how to re-size the image to something for user friendly.
User avatar #47119 to #47114 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
I forgot to log in... -_-
User avatar #47127 to #47119 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Are you designing characters for anything in particular?
User avatar #47135 to #47127 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Not really, just got some ideas from listening to some music from earlier, but I always wanted to make a comic of some sort. This was just me throwing some characters out there, see what comes to mind.
User avatar #47136 to #47135 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
So, you saw characters and stories when you listened to the music?
User avatar #47138 to #47136 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Basically, yeah. Ideas kind of flow in through my mind. It's weird, but it works.
User avatar #47142 to #47138 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Also, if it's not too odd a request, tell me what sort of scenes you see when you listen to the songs.
User avatar #47143 to #47142 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Well, I see openings for a tv show (animation and everything), maybe a panning shot of an image, action scenes, atmospheric scenes (like someone sitting on a hill looking over at a city or land ect.), or just random people. I don't draw 90% of my ideas unfortunately, mostly because i'm lazy.
User avatar #47144 to #47143 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
I too am lazy, but I am currently trying to progress into writing and drawing so that I can create my stories and accomplish something. You have gone much farther than I have.
User avatar #47146 to #47144 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
I have about 3 and half years progress of on and off drawing. So I have some experience. If you want, there is a guy on youtube who does great tutorials on all aspect of drawing named Sycra. He is really good, and where I got my starting point when I got back into drawing just last summer.
User avatar #47147 to #47146 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
All right, thanks, I'll be sure to check him out.
User avatar #47140 to #47138 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
It's not weird, I have many characters and story-lines I've created after/during music. I have several songs in my favorites on youtube that work for me well to create these "scenes" in my head. Check it on the music board.
#47126 to #47119 - redninjaa ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
Oh hey look its colored now, wow.
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#47112 - kanedam ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
does anyone know:
i got an old touchscreen. the kind that needs to be plugged in to a comp to work. so not a tablet or anything.
is it possible to draw with that kind of thing?
User avatar #47113 to #47112 - shadowfireball (02/10/2014) [-]
i would assume so
#47105 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
Random LEGO things count as art, right?
User avatar #47145 to #47105 - pixmantle (02/10/2014) [-]
Anything can be "art", but I would say that is more "art" than most things.
#47106 to #47105 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
This is one of my favorite creations.

It's got a minigun and pulse cannon.

Super fuckin posable, too.
#47107 to #47106 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
Can also store one of its weapons on its back.
#47108 to #47107 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
This one is designed to be a mech suit like something out of a junk yard.

Also inspired by Armored Core 5 with the big knee shield for kicking dudes in the face.
#47109 to #47108 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
It's got a 6-shot missile pod, a shoulder mounted cannon, a gatling gun, and a sticky plasma grenade launcher for wrecking all kinds of shit.
#47110 to #47109 - leonhardt (02/10/2014) [-]
I like how the folding back weapon mechanic came out.

Clears the shoulders in a firing position, and doesn't flip around too much when posing.
User avatar #47104 - adunsaveme (02/10/2014) [-]
random q-the photos count as arte?
User avatar #47175 to #47155 - adunsaveme (02/10/2014) [-]
Shit, i meant do*
#47103 - anonymous (02/09/2014) [-]
ITT: Post your concept for a PS1 retro- esque character
#47095 - samthediv (02/09/2014) [-]
So I've had a productive weekend, gonna dump what I did
#47111 to #47095 - kanedam ONLINE (02/10/2014) [-]
looks really good!
#47099 to #47098 - samthediv (02/09/2014) [-]
I need to find the motivation to finish this, and put water over the uneven tones to level it out.
#47091 - legendaryhero (02/09/2014) [-]
User avatar #47092 to #47091 - ninjask (02/09/2014) [-]
omg yes this is perf
#47090 - ledhendrix (02/09/2014) [-]
'Aight bitches, I really need yo help!
I'm looking for a particular piece of art. Fan art, to be precise. 'Twas among the greatest pieces of fan art I've ever seen, but now that I need it I can't seem to fucking find it.
It was a digitally made picture of Korra, from LoK (duuh), being in the avatar state, with her eyes all glowy n' shit. She had like the angriest expression imaginable, like full-blown rage. It was looking like she was protecting/covering her face and neck with her hands and forearms. It was a pretty close up shot of her so you didn't see more that like her head and her upper torso.
I think it was posted on DeviantArt like maximum 6 months ago and I've searched for it there and on Tumblr for like an hour without any luck.
Yeeeeeeaah, so if anyone could just find that picture for me that would be great.
#47088 - dawggz (02/09/2014) [-]
Stay optimistic.
This Gaius from Shadow of the Colossus looks like shit, but I made it so I like it. And I like all of your work - that's what makes me wanna do it too, even though I can't draw for shit (yet!).
User avatar #47089 to #47088 - shadowfireball (02/09/2014) [-]
i think you missed......
and i think it looks pretty good, i knew what game it was tho since ive never played that game i couldnt be more specific. i do plan on continuing tho my fails kinda make me not want to
User avatar #47072 - explore (02/09/2014) [-]
Anyone got the 'You're racism level has increased' mock runescape picture?
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