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In celebration of computer fixery...

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Fanger
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Post by Fanger »

I mean this in a non offensive, simply observative manner..

GMN.. almost all of your drawings of people, and or containing drawings of people, seem stretched in the vertical. It always seems that everything is much talller and thinner than it ought to be. It adds a certain style to your drawings that makes them almost instantly recongizable, but it also detracts from a sense of proper proportion.

The mechanical drawnings (ships..etc) dont seem to demonstrate this at all for good or ill..

just my 2 cents..
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Post by mr sharpoblunto »

Snipawolf wrote:Yeah, my focus is directly to the left of his head, where it seems to go down that alleyway, or whatever it is, right next to the tower.
Nice job on the consistent perspective in the background on that first image, however Snipa's quote illustrates a little trick you can use with perspective to draw the viewers attention to a particular part of the image. Basically a viewers eyes tend to be drawn to the vanishing point (i.e where the perspective lines converge) in an image, and if you put the vanishing point on the location you want the viewer to focus on (i.e the face of the central character) you'll find the character will all of a sudden have a lot more prominence in the scene. In your image the vanishing point is to the left of the character, near the tower and thats where the viewers eye is drawn. Check out any paintings by any of the renaissance era masters and you'll find they use this trick all the time. It works well as long as you don't make it super obvious :-)
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Post by Guessmyname »

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Panel 3! (I'd've done more if I hadn't spent the morning and part of the afternoon modeling a mech).

Don't try looking at deviantart though. For some reason, dA thinks the file is corrupted (though it works fine for me)

Hopefully that damn tree doesn't stick out too much
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Post by Snipawolf »

Abandon ship, we are listing at about 15 degrees!
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Post by DOT »

Snipawolf wrote:Abandon ship, we are listing at about 15 degrees!
42 degrees there..
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Post by Comp1337 »

Nice GMN, and i didnt think the tree looked out of place at all tbh
Good work from a random guy who knows nothing about art and drawing
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Post by Warlord Zsinj »

I think the only thing that drawing is really missing is a strong lightsource. It seems a little washed out, like a really overcast day.

poke me on MSN and I'll show you some tree-drawing tips too ;)
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Post by Guessmyname »

Psst: It is a really overcast day
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Post by Pressure Line »

Warlord Zsinj wrote:I think the only thing that drawing is really missing is a strong lightsource. It seems a little washed out, like a really overcast day.
GMN wrote:Oh, and this being set in Britain, the sky is, as usual, overcast.
:D
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Post by Maelstrom »

Very nice work on the latest pic! When are you going to start posting this comic of yours?
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Post by Guessmyname »

Once I've gotten a ten comic buffer made.
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Post by Zoombie »

<checks watch>

Has it been a ten buffer comic yet?

Oh, also, you've improved a zillion times since the first few things you drew. And those were pretty good, by my untrained and uncultured eye.

Can't wait. Or is it vait? Can't vait, I zink...
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Post by Warlord Zsinj »

You'd still have a diffused lightsource even if overcast though.

GMN, where's that transport?!?

*shakes fist*
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Post by Guessmyname »

Transport? Oh, the dropship thing. I'll get it done tomorrow (waaay too late in the day to do it now. Actually, it is tomorrow. That's way it's too late now)
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My first foray into digital inking! Go me! Started at midnight, finished just now at 1:43. I always lose track of time when I draw...
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It's a revolver!

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I guess I should stop complaining that I suck with my tablet...

I *was* going to do a montage with all the all the members of ThunderFlash (Last Flight of the Icarus), but this one took much longer than I was expecting. Not sure when I started it (some time after 6:30) but I've just finished it now at around 10:10...
I blame the rifle personally. It's very heavily modelled off an AS-50, and is probably the most detailed gun (asides that revolver, which itself was loosely based off a colt magnum - I have a folder of reference pictures now)

My finger joints really hurt now...

(PS: Yeah, the ship in the background is the Icarus)

EDIT: Fucksticks, her shirt and trousers are supposed to have urban camo. Oh well, too tired now...
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One complaint: the legs are too long
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Face doesn't look girlish enough, probably not rounded enough. Legs, too long yet again :D
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There's something about her right leg that to me suggests it's broken.

(edit, ok so technically it's her left leg)
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