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    Dustycher's Amateurish Critique Corner

    Hello everyone.

    I am an amateur who would like some critique. I am not much of an artist but I enjoy art, comics and storytelling, thus I joined here.

    I have been developping my art skills very slowly for about a year now. Here is my latest piece:

    [IMG=http://img338.imageshack.us/img338/88/cantharodracte2.png][/IMG]

    I have named it "Beetle Man", because it is an imaginary hybrid of a man and a beetle, not totally realistic, however. It has an exoskeleton, spiky limbs, hair even. The face is inspired from Marvel's Venom.

    I made the piece with pencil and rubber on a sheet of paper. Then, I scanned it and tweaked it with MS paint.

    I will try to upload to photobucket as soon as possible. The site has been acting weird.

    Thanks.
    Last edited by Dustycher; 07-17-2012 at 08:35 PM.

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    999 Knights Member toast's Avatar
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    If you wanna get serious with art, I, and many respected artists, suggest you download Loomis's books. Start with "Fun with a Pencil" and then go on to his anatomy & gesture books:

    http://alexhays.com/loomis/

    Also take a look at Vilppu's stuff. Heres a pdf of his drawing manual :

    http://avaxhome.ws/ebooks/vilppu_drawing_manual.html

    Good luck!

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    Thank you very much! I will!

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    My latest venture into anatomy and perspective.



    The proccess was the same. It was made with traditional means, then tweaked digitally. Still work in progress.

    It features 2 friends waiting for some means of transport.

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    One Thousand Member JJJorgie's Avatar
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    I think you need to use references for now. Try to just work on straight forward views until you know human anatomy really well.

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