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« on: April 05, 2016, 02:40:09 AM »
My first ever deliberate effort to draw something:



Not bad for a start. The shading was a super annoying process. You can see the disgusting smudge near his left eye (the one on the right in the picture) where I had to erase a bunch :p I had a lot of trouble there for some reason. The nose also looks too curved and the eyes are too small.

Still, I'm impressed. I didn't think I could produce something like this. I think I captured his emotion quite well. I might try to do this some more.

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« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2016, 02:44:03 AM »
I like it very much, mate.

And don't be so hard on yourself! This is already better than most WSD-related things I have seen (especially for a first try!).

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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2016, 02:59:07 AM »
A valiant endeavor indeed! Looks real good. I'm an uncultured swine when it comes to art, so I'm neither in a position to judge nor advise. My complements are all I can give.
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2016, 10:34:36 AM »
I also don't know about art, but I think it's good. Yeah, do some more if you'd like ;)
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« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2016, 03:05:21 PM »
I must say, Hazel is really difficult to draw. I have two drawing of him and they look not really similar to the original. :p But your drawing is really nice..;)
Yes, i mean too. The eyes is absolutly the difficulted part of the drawings. And the nose too.
What i hate by some rabbit's is the white mark's around the eyes.
That's soo annoying to draw. :o
A little note from me for the next time.. The whiskers on the right side I wourld be draw near on the line between the nose and mouth. I know it's not on the original too, but i find it's strange..

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« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2016, 04:54:27 PM »
I think it's amazing, especially for a first try.  In fact, it's one of the best pictures of series Hazel I've seen :hazel2
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« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2016, 11:13:13 PM »
Really great work, in my opinion. Love the penciled sketch, it has something.
Yes, please draw some more, I'd be really interested, what might come next, because your style is very nice. ^w^
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« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2016, 01:31:00 AM »
Quote from: Silverweed's ClawsonApr 4 2016, 10:44:03 PM
I like it very much, mate.

And don't be so hard on yourself! This is already better than most WSD-related things I have seen (especially for a first try!).
I'm always super critical of everything I do. It makes me seem harsh, but it's how I try to improve. I have to see where I made all my mistakes so I can avoid them next time, though I will admit that mindset gets in the way of appreciating what I've done sometimes.

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A valiant endeavor indeed! Looks real good. I'm an uncultured swine when it comes to art, so I'm neither in a position to judge nor advise. My complements are all I can give.
Don't worry, I'm horribly uncultured as well. Drawing (or any other creative activity) is not what I normally do in my free time. :p

Quote from: Leo-rah on Apr 5 2016, 07:13:13 PM
Really great work, in my opinion. Love the penciled sketch, it has something.
Yes, please draw some more, I'd be really interested, what might come next, because your style is very nice. ^w^
I've always liked pictures drawn only in pencil. I think I'll focus on those for a bit. I didn't know I had a distinguishable style.  :unsure

I think I will attempt :fiver next. Should be interesting.
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« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2016, 09:48:13 AM »


Now this one's pretty good! I didn't feel like shading this one so I just did the eyes. Again, the left eye was by far the hardest part for me. I don't know why, but getting it to look good is extremely difficult. I guess I screwed up some proportions here and there but overall this is a nice step up from the last one.

I might get more ambitious on my next picture.

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« Reply #9 on: April 09, 2016, 11:47:18 AM »
Ah, my precious :fiver !

You are off to a fantastic start with your art! Getting eyes to look good and symmetrical is tricky, I always struggle with it but you did really well!

I look forward to seeing more, and yes, definitely get more ambitious with your next one!

Keep drawing and eventually you will find drawing them a breeze! :D
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« Reply #10 on: April 09, 2016, 01:22:15 PM »
Looks good! I agree that a challenge is completely within your reach. Go for it!
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« Reply #11 on: April 09, 2016, 02:48:03 PM »
Good pictures
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« Reply #12 on: April 09, 2016, 03:23:45 PM »
I don't like it one bit.

Because I love it :)

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« Reply #13 on: April 09, 2016, 05:58:58 PM »
It looks really great :fiver

I hope you will continue to make these.
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« Reply #14 on: April 09, 2016, 06:34:43 PM »
It's really brilliant, lovin' it.
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