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#51637 - faithrider (03/25/2014) [-]
FINALLY! i was trying to upload this earlier, but fj was telling me it was too big and stuff. i got bored earlier, so i spent about 2 hours making this silhouette of batman drawn in pen.
User avatar #51642 to #51637 - adunsaveme (03/25/2014) [-]
It's gud.

Though in case you didn't already do it, you can open it in photoshop, shrink it down a bit (might have to select all, copy to new layer and ctrl+t) and trim the edges. Takes a few seconds.

There might be sites for it, i forget. They tend to do kinky things to the quality.
User avatar #51645 to #51642 - faithrider (03/25/2014) [-]
for what purpose?
User avatar #51691 to #51645 - adunsaveme (03/25/2014) [-]
Resizes it and reduces the amount of pixels so you can post it on FJ, while retaining most of the quality.
User avatar #51735 to #51691 - faithrider (03/26/2014) [-]
oh i see. because there's a bit of a border by accident and because i was having the issues with the sizing?
User avatar #51736 to #51735 - adunsaveme (03/26/2014) [-]
Just cos of the sizing. It's easy and it works.

I have to do it for photos taken with an SLR, so I dunno.

I didn't notice a border.
User avatar #51737 to #51736 - faithrider (03/26/2014) [-]
one side there is a border because i didn't center it on the scan bed very well
User avatar #51738 to #51737 - adunsaveme (03/26/2014) [-]
Ah, I see it.
It's not that bad.
#51634 - leonhardt (03/25/2014) [-]
an anyone tell what rendering program this is?

This is exactly what I'm looking for for this project I'm working on.
User avatar #51643 to #51634 - adunsaveme (03/25/2014) [-]
Looks like Maya. Thought it could be a lot of programs.
User avatar #51635 to #51634 - leonhardt (03/25/2014) [-]
*Can anyone
#51626 - ebolaworld (03/25/2014) [-]
I love how many furries are on this page
#51650 to #51626 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Yeah we get around~
#51619 - ohmeghon (03/25/2014) [-]
finally finished this bad boy. Huge freaking image warning
#51617 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Don't stop Skankin!

1hr sketchy from tonight's stream!
User avatar #51618 to #51617 - nocturnalemission (03/25/2014) [-]
You should link me your stream.
#51620 to #51618 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
You sure? It's a bunch of furries and they're all preeeeeeettty gay!
User avatar #51621 to #51620 - nocturnalemission (03/25/2014) [-]
Bring it on.
#51623 to #51621 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Alright I'll be sure to link you next time I stream. x) Which will be Wednesday!
User avatar #51624 to #51623 - nocturnalemission (03/25/2014) [-]
Of coarse I would have a job interview that day.
#51625 to #51624 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Well it's not something I do like once a year. I have a stream 3 times a week. VERY NSFW though. Like I said gay ass furries! lA
User avatar #51627 to #51625 - nocturnalemission (03/25/2014) [-]
It's all good, I draw porn in my free time.
And I've gotten to know some pretty gay people.
#51628 to #51627 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Well alrighty then! Good to know you're a well versed person! x)
#51616 - shamrockd (03/25/2014) [-]
I have a WIP of Daredevil I wanted to share with you guys; heavily and visibly influenced by Alex Maleev, if you know who that is. If you like it I'll also post the finished version.

Used Sketchbook Pro 6 on mac-felt tip pen.
User avatar #51603 - faithrider (03/24/2014) [-]
i was going to post a picture of this freehand silhouette of batman i just sketched, but it says it's too big... how can i show off...
#51605 to #51603 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Too big for scanner? Take a picture?
User avatar #51606 to #51605 - faithrider (03/24/2014) [-]
no i have the image scanned to an sd card, but fj says the image file is too big to post.... I GOT IT, i'll post it as content and then link it here
User avatar #51612 to #51606 - ohmeghon (03/24/2014) [-]
open it in a different program and re-size it amigo, or scan it/export it in a smaller size
#51607 to #51606 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Nah nobody follows links. Send me the file.
User avatar #51608 to #51607 - faithrider (03/24/2014) [-]
how? and apparently the content upload doesn't like it either...
#51609 to #51608 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Upload it to imgur and send me the link. I can shrink the file size for you
User avatar #51610 to #51609 - faithrider (03/24/2014) [-]
i don't have imgur...
#51611 to #51610 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
You can upload without a profile there. Just google imgur and it'll ask if you'd like to upload from your computer.
User avatar #51636 to #51611 - faithrider (03/25/2014) [-]
i found a way to resize the file, but it still says it was too many pixels...
#51640 to #51636 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Hmm... what resolution did you scan it in as. It should be measured in so,ething called DPI
User avatar #51644 to #51640 - faithrider (03/25/2014) [-]
got it done. scanner maxed out at 600dpi. trust me i sell printers/scanners for a living, i know what dpi is.
#51646 to #51644 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
Sorry I couldn't possibly have known that. But nice to see you got it done. Is not that bad.
User avatar #51647 to #51646 - faithrider (03/25/2014) [-]
thanks. glad it turned out so well. if i had messed up i might have scribbled it out, and broke down and cried and given up...
#51648 to #51647 - groulgarigon (03/25/2014) [-]
I understand the feeling. lA Digital work is liberating in that regard~
#51601 - anonymous (03/24/2014) [-]
I thought I would play with some screentones for the first time, this shit is hard as hell and my scan sucks. I don't understand how to get the lines smooth and keeping the contrast. This is a4, Maybe your sepposed to use A3 for manga, beats me. And since this was timeconsuming as hell I didn't have time to finish the last "panel" where a giant fucking killer machine would be. This is alos not in any story, just didn't know where else these kind of screentones were used...
User avatar #51602 to #51601 - nocturnalemission (03/24/2014) [-]
This is really cool, are the tones digital?
One thing that might need fixed is the light source coming from the other room on the first frame, I don't think it would just stop at the doorway, it would continue off frame.
And paper like A3 or A4 is just a preference thing.
#51613 to #51602 - anonymous (03/24/2014) [-]
Indeed they are, I used manga studio, I got the demo cause I didn't want to fiddle with cracking and shit, just wanted it done.
You're right about the light source, my first idea was having the girls shadow showing on the floor before a entirely open door but then there would be no reason for her sneaking and when I screentoned I forgot haha
Rigt now it looks like the lights inverted in the firs frame I guess, thanks, its not only good advice for screentones but drawing en general.
I do have sheets of A3 but they are more gritty and my ink sinks into the grit of the paper and it looks like shit so I used bristol board as I usually do for ink. Can't say they are perfect either, my brother gave me som sheets he found at his job which they were throwing out, perfectly slack papers with an extremely flat surface and really heavy mass, too bad I don't know what they're called
User avatar #51597 - kkitkat (03/24/2014) [-]
artists.pixelovely.com/practice-tools/animal-drawing/ you guys might find this useful for practicing you drawings, I certainly will, first you choose out of the four boxes "hands, animals, life, portraits" then refine your terms and boom! You have a cool little slide show with a limit on how long you can spend sketching it, or you can pause it
#51596 - theberserker (03/24/2014) [-]
My DEEPEST apologies to Mrbrandli18 for the is being late! in penance, here is a jpeg and png version for you!

You need to login to view this link
#51595 - shadowfireball (03/24/2014) [-]
woo its a square
and apparently im gonna make more squares, just different ways -.-
March 4, Square Base Method 1
#51579 - magicianbl (03/24/2014) [-]
Hey, I want to get into drawing and stuff, could anyone give me some tips?
#51604 to #51579 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Find something you love. Draw that. Master it. Move on to something else. You'll eventually get to a point where you are looking for your own improvement. But you have to build your love for it first.
User avatar #51598 to #51579 - ohmeghon (03/24/2014) [-]
that is very vague.. but I love giving out tips. What genre do you want to practice in? Pencil? Digital? Painting?
#51599 to #51598 - magicianbl (03/24/2014) [-]
Pencil, preferably.
#51600 to #51599 - ohmeghon (03/24/2014) [-]
Excellent, that is my forté. I draw the body and figure, with a particular love of head busts.

My first tip to you, is to find an inspiration - be it real life drawing, a cartoonist you love (such as the artist of the Gorillaz, or Tank Girl) or an anime style you love. (Look at cartoons like adventure time, or fullmetal alchemist, Idk what your preference is but popular cartoons are a fantastic starting block.)

Practice these styles that you love, because they will inspire you to improve. The number one thing you cant be afraid of though, is to make it look different. Remeber to BASE your style on theirs... dont try to replicate it exactly or else you will squander anything you may be learning. Everyone draws differently, and your style is what you should be searching for more than anything at the beginning.

Once you start, do new things. Every drawing should be a learning curve. Try shading on one, bold lines on another, facial expressions on another, draw a character being blown by the wind, one reaching for something, etc etc. Every drawing is work. Every pencil stroke practice. You will get better, but dont be afraid to make really poor drawings to begin with! Everyone starts off poorly first, it's a hurdle you have to jump over on the path to deecent art.

I still have a long way to go, a very long way, but attached is a drawing made referencing about four Gorillaz pictures. Use everything you can for reference, because references are the best place for a newbie to start, and never stop practicing!
User avatar #51588 to #51579 - TheOldOakTree (03/24/2014) [-]
www.youtube.com/watch?v=wgDNDOKnArk

start out with this
buy an anatomy book for artist


get to work
User avatar #51592 to #51588 - legendaryhero (03/24/2014) [-]
How is ic working out for ya
User avatar #51593 to #51592 - TheOldOakTree (03/24/2014) [-]
haha dont go there, some people know their shit but the majority is fucking braindead
User avatar #51641 to #51593 - legendaryhero (03/25/2014) [-]
I love that place because of that
User avatar #51584 to #51579 - nocturnalemission (03/24/2014) [-]
Draw porn, make a tumblr and follow art blogs like anatomicalart.tumblr.com/.
And just start drawing, if you do it enough it just becomes second nature, but it takes a long time.
User avatar #51583 to #51579 - legendaryhero (03/24/2014) [-]
Study.
User avatar #51582 to #51579 - ariscorp (03/24/2014) [-]
draw lines of different colors in the shape of things
User avatar #51630 to #51575 - migzdgreat (03/25/2014) [-]
I'm sorry for being such a pleb but what does wip mean? I want to get into arts so I lurk this board a lot but I don't know what it means.
User avatar #51632 to #51630 - energytwinkie (03/25/2014) [-]
It means Work in progress!
User avatar #51633 to #51632 - migzdgreat (03/25/2014) [-]
thank you so much!
#51576 to #51575 - energytwinkie (03/24/2014) [-]
wip 2
i just cant get the bottom hand right..
User avatar #51587 to #51576 - TheOldOakTree (03/24/2014) [-]
draw the hand holing a guitar pick
take a coin or something and take a picture of your hand holding
helps out a lot
User avatar #51622 to #51587 - energytwinkie (03/25/2014) [-]
Thanks, i'll try that!
#51577 to #51576 - pickaxe ONLINE (03/24/2014) [-]
dunno if this helps,I think I screwed up myself.
User avatar #51578 to #51577 - energytwinkie (03/24/2014) [-]
its hard
#51569 - chupiter (03/24/2014) [-]
**chupiter rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at Chin-Down ** Roll picture and draw it thread?
**chupiter rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at Chin-Down ** Roll picture and draw it thread?
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#51664 to #51662 - nethj (03/25/2014) [-]
#madskillz
#51638 to #51569 - stoogydoogy (03/25/2014) [-]
**stoogydoogy rolled a random image posted in comment #122 at Tykreeshrinas problems ** Let's see here...
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User avatar #51589 to #51569 - legendaryhero (03/24/2014) [-]
*roll image* Only if it's a good one :c
#51590 to #51589 - legendaryhero (03/24/2014) [-]
**legendaryhero rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at Limbo ** no. no nonono fuck me.
#51580 to #51569 - magicianbl (03/24/2014) [-]
**magicianbl rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at duck pizza **
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#51581 to #51580 - magicianbl (03/24/2014) [-]
Kill me now.
#51571 to #51569 - rokkarokkaali (03/24/2014) [-]
**rokkarokkaali rolled a random image posted in comment #2 at Skyrim **
#51572 to #51571 - rokkarokkaali (03/24/2014) [-]
Too much going on for me
User avatar #51545 - envinite ONLINE (03/24/2014) [-]
Hi guys, anybody knows a good fine point permanent paint markers with a wide collection of colors, especially for plastics, rubbers (all types) and such?

I'm trying to paint on a plastic watch and its rubber strap. I already have Sakura Permaque fine point markers, and have tried it on rubber phone case, and it's not really that good and its scrub off after some weeks (When I tried to scrub it off with wet towel). Haven't tried permanent Sharpie or fine point Stabilo yet since it's a rarity here and expensive since it's imported.
User avatar #51543 - WhitePimp (03/24/2014) [-]
Challenge: someone draw muggy from fallout new vegas old world blues dlc
#51539 - underporches (03/24/2014) [-]
I drew a robot. Here is that robot.
User avatar #51594 to #51539 - larrynonymous (03/24/2014) [-]
that is so fucking cool, make a steampunk version?
User avatar #51614 to #51594 - underporches (03/25/2014) [-]
I've... never actually tried to do steampunk. I'll give it a shot, though!
#51535 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Finally have my character down! This is Eyrich! He loves ska and fancies deluding himself into thinking his ability really brings his artwork to life! Enjoy!
#51585 to #51535 - anonymous (03/24/2014) [-]
That looks really good.
Tried to come up with some profound critique for a few minutes, couldn't do it ;_;
#51586 to #51585 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
I'm sure you could! Go ahead and say what's on your mind. :A
User avatar #51537 to #51535 - ohmeghon (03/24/2014) [-]
bloody professional m8, 8/8
#51538 to #51537 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Thanks man! I'm still a little bit awkward with expressions! x)
#51540 to #51538 - ohmeghon (03/24/2014) [-]
your expressions are far more lively than I can whip up, so you're on the right track. That guy is full of character, and you should feel proud.
your expressions are far more lively than I can whip up, so you're on the right track. That guy is full of character, and you should feel proud.
#51541 to #51540 - groulgarigon (03/24/2014) [-]
Ah! Thank you I do feel proud of this one! And you shouldn't worry! If you wanna do art too you'll wind up just fine! ^.=.^
User avatar #51524 - sandyravage (03/23/2014) [-]
Anyone here like to do tattoo art?
User avatar #51526 to #51524 - nocturnalemission (03/23/2014) [-]
Depends, are you the real sandy ravage?
User avatar #51527 to #51526 - sandyravage (03/23/2014) [-]
Are you the real nocturnalemission?
User avatar #51528 to #51527 - nocturnalemission (03/23/2014) [-]
Do you know what I name means without looking it up?
User avatar #51529 to #51528 - sandyravage (03/23/2014) [-]
It's like sleep cumming, right?
User avatar #51530 to #51529 - nocturnalemission (03/23/2014) [-]
What kind of tattoo did you have in mind?
You should ask for these things directly.
User avatar #51531 to #51530 - sandyravage (03/23/2014) [-]
I have the general idea in my head, but I can't decide on how I want it to look.
I'm terribly awful at art. Drawing, painting, photoshop, etc. I do woodworking and stuff like that, but give me a pencil and a piece of paper, it's all Greek to me.


I was thinking of the background looking like a page torn out of an old book or scroll. In large, black font with gold inlays, it reads Against All Tyrants, with an arrow between the words
Kinda like this:
Against All
>>~~~~>
Tyrants

If that makes any sense.



User avatar #51533 to #51531 - nocturnalemission (03/24/2014) [-]
I might be able to give a quick sketch when I'm done with a thing.
But keep asking around, and remember tattoo artists will work with you on a design if you if want.
User avatar #51534 to #51533 - sandyravage (03/24/2014) [-]
I appreciate it, bud.
#51542 to #51534 - nocturnalemission (03/24/2014) [-]
Before I go too far into this, can you think of more specifics?
A certain font, how much fold, how torn up the paper/scroll, do you prefer it long like a sheet of paper or wide like a flag?
User avatar #51615 to #51542 - sandyravage (03/25/2014) [-]
What you have right there actually looks great. Maybe a little more aged looking on the scroll? A thick font, but not blocky. Wider like a flag was what I had in mind. But the shape of what you have there looks great.
#51670 to #51615 - nocturnalemission (03/25/2014) [-]
Hope this can give a general idea of what you're looking for.
And remember if you get an actual tattoo, the artist will help you on a design.
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