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darkmousysminion
05-09-2013, 12:31 PM
I'm right in assuming MTer's now can have two art threads...true? One in critique corner, the other here?

For anyone who doesn't know, my name's Chii. I used to be really active on here. Then I went to college and MT exploded. It looks so fresh and new.


Latest:
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/SilverRockPostersmaller-2.jpg~original

Commission based on script by friend's boyfriend.

A super rough development piece beforehand:
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/Kylefirstpassroughcoloredsmaller.jpg~original

Odd story. I had an early sketch of the old guy too but I gave it to the screenwriter o.O...

Linz
05-09-2013, 02:45 PM
Welcome back, Chii. <:

Yes you can indeed have a thread here and in the CC! The Artist Alley is basically for showing off and sharing some lulzy sketches or finished pieces. And the CC is solely for critique ;D
I'm liking the dark feel to your drawings here, very nice! You should post some of your old art, might be nostalgic for a lot of us old members. <:

Morfedly
05-09-2013, 03:22 PM
Welcome back Chii :D
Good luck on making some art magic for your bf's screenwriting friend.

darkmousysminion
05-09-2013, 11:50 PM
Why thank you Linz <3. And Morfedly, I appreciate the kind wishes. It was for my friend's boyfriend ha. I'm actually working on art for my bf right now.

Per Linz's request, here is some old art. I have MOUNTAINS of this stuff so if any of the other MT veterans (or anyone else really) wants to see any of my older work, just let me know.

http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/OEC-LokiCharacterBio.jpg~original
I miss Resa. Anyone heard from her?
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/MermansKissSketchSmaller-2.jpg~original
this one's really popular on DA for some reason...
I used to do a lot of fanart. I had a series I had done for a convention:
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/AxelChibiKimchiiStyleCircleSeries3smallerwsiggy.jp g~original
lot of cute stuff too...
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/Raichuwaapplegadaisukismaller-1.png~original
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/CCSFDoodle1-HeroandtheKittysmallerwsiggy-1.jpg~original

Linz, I'm just throwing random stuff out. If you have any particular requests, I'd be happy to oblige.

JJJorgie
05-10-2013, 07:31 AM
That first one is pretty cool! I love all the detail! The second picture so cute! <3 All your chibis are pretty adorable as well. Can't wait to see a new piece from you :)

Aether
05-10-2013, 08:00 AM
I think your older stuff looks much better and more refined.

Demonfyre
05-10-2013, 09:35 AM
Raichu... heart melting ;______;

It is interesting to see the style changes from back then to today, I really like the old sketches for some reason c:

Evil_Cake
05-10-2013, 02:04 PM
I miss Resa. Anyone heard from her?
she on deviantart http://resake.deviantart.com/

darkmousysminion
05-10-2013, 04:21 PM
JJorgie: Aw thank you. Newer pieces on the way.

Aether: Refined is an interesting word to use. I understand you probably are referring to how clean or tight my lines were and how smooth the color appears on the old stuff. I've been studying a lot of character design, storyboarding, and traditional painting as of late which is why a lot of my artwork is far rougher than my older sketches. They require you to work faster but ultimately I think my anatomy and appeal has improved. It's a matter of opinion either way; thank you for yours :).

Demonfyre: Ha thanks! Yeah. My older sketches are a lot more "manga-esk." I've been steering away from manga because I realized how isolated I had been and how little I had experimented with other drawing styles. I still love manga and anime but it's a sad fact that art schools and professional companies want more than just that style (and, on occasion, discriminate against it). I also felt like I didn't truly have a unique style so I've been doing a lot of "artistic soul-searching."

Evil_Cake: :cat_shylove: you're awesome, thank you

Posting something tonight. Darn this whole working to live thing.

darkmousysminion
05-10-2013, 10:30 PM
http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d63/DarkMousysMinion/lynxsketcheseditedsmaller.jpg~original
Which do you like better? Left or right? Why?

If anyone's seen Game of Thrones I'm preparing to make a sort of mural with a code of arms for my boyfriend's graduation. He goes by "the lucky lynx" when gaming so that's why you see the tuff-eared kitty with the clover.

Best part about these? Drawn on sticky notes :feels classy:

JJJorgie
05-11-2013, 12:49 PM
I like them both, but the right is probably my favorite. It has a more powerful look.

Linz
05-12-2013, 06:40 AM
I agree, the right has a nicer harmony to it. <:

Thanks for posting some of your old work! Twas nice to see it again!

Sylux
05-12-2013, 11:49 AM
The right is the coolest.