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Pictures what I drew

Postby smiley_cow » Sun Apr 25, 2010 3:59 am

Since dropping out of school I have been spending a lot of time in a dark room listening to CBC and watching National Film Board videos while drawing things. Please don't be too hard on me.

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Sorry my scanner isn't the greatest, so some of the pictures are a bit light.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Apocalyptus » Sun Apr 25, 2010 5:03 am

I really like the top one!
I have the same problem with my sketches being really light - it helps if you increase the contrast and darken the photo in a picture editing program.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby smiley_cow » Sun Apr 25, 2010 4:38 pm

Apocalyptus wrote:I really like the top one!
I have the same problem with my sketches being really light - it helps if you increase the contrast and darken the photo in a picture editing program.


Cool, I will try that next time I have access to that scanner (it's at my mom's house). I'm ashamed to admit I'm fairly scanner illiterate so I welcome any advice.

Also thanks! That one easily took me the longest, though the bottom two probably took me about twenty minutes each, so it's not really much of a contest.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Apocalyptus » Mon Apr 26, 2010 12:45 am

Your lines are really good, especially on the fabric - I can not draw fabric folds to save my life.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby AHMETxRock » Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:26 am

So EVERYONE draws better than me here, huh?
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Apocalyptus » Mon Apr 26, 2010 2:58 am

I haven't seen that much of your stuff. Maybe that means you should post some more drawings.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Cirtur » Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:14 am

Don't listen to her, Ahmet, your drawings are fine where they are.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby smiley_cow » Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:44 am

Apocalyptus wrote:Your lines are really good, especially on the fabric - I can not draw fabric folds to save my life.


Thanks, fabric is one of those really tricky things. It took me ages before I could draw it without resorting to some kind of model to make it look natural.

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Drawing is a skill that needs to be developed. You should draw more and post your work.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Cirtur » Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:45 am

smiley_cow wrote:You should draw more and post your work.


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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby smiley_cow » Mon Apr 26, 2010 6:46 am

It's nothing personal, I just like watching you cringe.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby carbonstealer » Mon May 10, 2010 7:43 am

I like the shade in number three... the pose appeals to me too, especially the angle of the head.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby smiley_cow » Mon May 10, 2010 10:01 pm

Thanks, the pose was actually the reason I drew it; I copied him off of a photograph on Getty images. It is way too hard to find pictures of men to use as models.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Snarky00 » Fri May 21, 2010 9:12 am

I bet you could get Ahmet to pose for you.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby smiley_cow » Mon Aug 09, 2010 5:12 am

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Bear God! Because as with everything else, I'm a month behind the times*

*Also no scanner. :(

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A clockwork bird because last week during Skype Ed told me to draw it and I couldn't help myself. See what happens when you don't do Skype chats? I don't draw what you tell me to.

It's just a pencil, and I'm not sure what I'm going to do with it now. Now that I have a copy that exists in digital form, I may go crazy and try and ink it or colour it or something. For the curious, this was my reference when I was drawing it.
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Re: What's this, Cow is finally posting her pictures?

Postby Lethal Interjection » Mon Aug 09, 2010 6:53 pm

I quite like that.
Though I don't remember what prompted it in Skype, though that may have been when I stepped out for a moment.
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