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chappy888
04-04-2012, 01:24 AM
I somehow sees a lot of thier linearts nicer so i give it a try but somehow my lineart looks plain and flat and I've been trying to understand it but it's quite hard.So can someone answer me this:
1.Lineart is according to the light direction ?
2.How thick do I need to weighting it ?

Also please give me tips on lineart too if you can :)

ClockHand
04-04-2012, 02:31 AM
1. Yeah, some times I is (it depends on the style).
2. Depends on the style and what are the variables for the weight (which in most cases are: shade and deep).

I think the best way to understand lineart is working different styles and understanding your tools, knowing what kind of lines you can do with a rapidrograph and a nib can change the lineart a lot.

Rio
04-04-2012, 08:01 PM
Basically, you want to make certain parts of your line thicker than other parts if you want to emphasis certain parts of the body, clothes, hair, etc. I suggest you take a look at comic book art (preferably black and white ones because you'll see the lines better) and take a look at the lines.

One common form of line art is to make the outer lines thicker than the inner lines.
http://www.republicofcode.com/tutorials/photoshop/drawing_lineart/index_8.jpg