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  • Title: Avi
  • Artist: Toxic-Citizen
  • Description: This is a quick drawing of my avatar that I did a few days ago, if you like it you should check out my art shop and get your own drawing! :D
    ~*The link to my shop is on my profile!*~
  • Date: 07/05/2009
  • Tags: avatar commission toxic
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Comments (7 Comments)
  • ehNu - 07/06/2009
  • Oh hello there Toxic! You're welcome. I think you are developing a very interesting style in your work, and I am impressed to hear that you just started only eight months ago (in the anime genre). That is good, it is a sign of a dedicated artist when you continue to work at developing your skills! ^_^ I am excited to see what else you will come up with.
  • ehNu - 07/06/2009
  • Mrs Apple, I think that is the wrong mentality people have in the arena.Just be passive and not saying anything will never help the artist grow and if you do not wish to hear such critiques, then you are only kidding yourself in the end.From one artist to another, what I typed is to help him have a more critical eye for detail.I would never discourage another artist to stop what he or she is doing.The comments are meant for this type of dialogue (a critique of work - doesn't infer bad or good).
  • Toxic-Citizen - 07/06/2009
  • Scuz you apple but being an artist means taking 'constructive criticism' and Ehnu did that very well, Thanks ehNu! I do practice a lot on other drawings, I just started drawing anime about 8 months ago and I havent practiced it a lot :3
  • Mrs GreenApple - 07/06/2009
  • I think he will need ur advices when he will ask u too teach him.
    I know I wouldnt want no one 2 comment like u did on any of my paintings! Even if u wanted to help, sometimes u just need too support and be quiet
  • ehNu - 07/05/2009
  • I hope that made sense. I am merely offering you my honest critique/suggestions. I do not mean any ill intent, just giving my two cents. I hope to see more of your work in the future. Keep at it. Best of luck. ^_^ [4of4]
  • ehNu - 07/05/2009
  • So my best advice to you would be to start with some basics of proportion. For that I would suggest either drawing from a live model (not nude) or from reference images. I don’t mean tracing, but rather using that to get the feel of how the body is lined up. An important thing to note: manga/comic artists first learn to draw from life, then use their skills to manipulate it. If you merely draw from anime then you are just mimicking a symbol rather than manipulating the actual. [3of4]
  • ehNu - 07/05/2009
  • As mentioned prior, you had some interesting details, I think that you should carry on more detail into the face. You have all this intricate detail on the arms and then the face seems blank. I am aware that it is a doodle, but the face is usually something your audience will be drawn to first. He needs a mouth or something that covers his mouth area (this is the detail I am referring to). [2of4]
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