Tips and Tricks: Introduction and Master List
How to Draw Manga! Introduction
A series of articles full of tutorials and videos on some common Anime and Manga themes. Check out the links for previous Project Educate articles that have been written that may already outline some of the basics and tools.
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Master List of How to Draw Anime/Manga Tips and Tricks Articles
Tips and Tricks: Basics of HairTips and Tricks: School Uniforms Part 1Tips and Tricks: School Uniforms Part 2Tips and Tricks: HandsTips and Tricks: Feet
Tips and Tricks: Pen and Ink Techniques ArticleTips and Tricks: Acti
Introducing Sketch This: Daily Drawing ChallengesDeviantArt is excited to announce Sketch This – daily drawing challenges encouraging artists of all skill levels to explore new techniques, emotions, and subjects with their art, while having fun interacting with the DeviantArt and SketchBook communities. Sketch This is directly integrated inside Autodesk® SketchBook® mobile app for iOS and Android.
DeviantArt is excited to announce Sketch This – daily drawing challenges encouraging artists of all skill levels to explore new techniques, emotions, and subjects with their art, while having fun interacting with the Devian
understand a painting study dont just copyThis is purely an observation from my point of view but whenever i see a study or painting based on a masterpiece or a screen plate. The results are almost in every case very good.So this tells me that our ability to copy is quite good and its not really required to be a high level artist.Junior level to mid level ones can pull this off easily too. Everything you need to know is already in the image we are trying to copy so it becomes a recipe for us.
the important thing though is to not "copy" it but to understand it and deconstruct a work method from it.And if you understand that then the work based from your own mind will be alot better.
When i see this kind of work , for me its not the level of detail and accurcy that one puts in the copied artwork that impresses me, but the images based on that learned knowledge afterwards. And to tell you the truth not many people understand this knowledge or are aware of how important it is to understand it.But the interesting phenomenon is that
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Favourite genre of music: Anything
Favourite style of art: Anime, Manga and semi realisim
Favourite cartoon character: Sonic the hedgehog
Favourite Anime: Kill La Kill