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Gesture Drawing

ITT: practice gestures

What's gesture drawing? It's practicing the particular skill of capturing the shapes and movements of a figure. It's a good way to get better at drawing a whole character in dynamic poses that have proper anatomy. It's also supposed to be quick and simple so you can practice a lot. You can also incorporate gesture drawing into composing larger or more complex pictures by drafting the positions and poses of the subjects with minimal commitment. If you want to get good at drawing, it's good to practice regularly with gesture drawing. Just sit down for a couple of minutes now and then and sketch a few poses.
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Hello I created this thread for people who like flag design and maps and herlady please enjoy posting creations I will be posting my Creations as well.
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/Oekaki/ thread.
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=left wing symbols templates=
I am going to make a bunch of left-wing symbols templates
Because I like making them
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Draw Alunya

We anons humbly request Alunya artwork from drawfriends
As Alunya art would be for all leftyanons' sake & .org
Especially from new drawfriends
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Practice and Critique

ITT practice things that you are weak on so comrades can provide constructive criticism.
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Doodles and scribbles

>tfw your school notebooks full of doodles will never be considered works of art in their own right
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Edit , Lineart and Coloring Thread

Edit Thread
Post, request and make image and drawing edits and colorations. Instructions and templates also welcome.

Requestfags:
>Spoiler NSFW content
>Be specific as possible so you get your request right the first time, that means really pour over your pic and think about it
>Don't complain too much about the final product, after all you're getting your request for free whereas most artists not only charge money, but would also be too moralfag to edit another artist's work
>Try and find the highest resolution of the pic as you can, because not only are you getting better quality, you're also helping make more accurate edits
>Post your request with names/authors/copyrights, references and links in one post. Cite the image source
Editfags:
>You should probably use Photoshop, and make special use of the 'spot healing brush' tool when it comes to removal requests.
>ALWAYS save as .png ; everytime you save as .jpg/.jpeg the final product LOSES quality and data. Stop this shit, please. Doesn't matter if the original pic you're editing was in .jpg/.jpeg format, you save as .png because it's lossless
>If you have to make a transparent crop/edit whatever of a specific character/object on a layer, always save the individual layers seperately for upload before saving the whole thing together for the final product to be uploaded. This accomplishes multiple things: 1. it allows different backgrounds and such to be edited in for later and 2. It allows either you, another editfag, or the requester to go back and change something if you didn't quite do the request right the first time. No one wants to layer-via-cut the main character and merge it with the background only for the requester to ask that you go back and do it again because it wasn't the background they wanted, because then you have to cut the lines YET AGAIN and that would be tedious; don't forget to upload the layers as seperate files when you're done
>Upload your delivery/edit onto the booru(s) https://colordump.booru.org https://4edit.booru.org/index.php?page=post&s=list

>How to do a color edit

- Open your preferred image editor.
- Apply "multiply mode" on layer 1 (the original picture).
- Apply colors on layer 2 (below layer 1).
>How to remove colors:
- Open in GIMP, add alpha channel,
- Select by color and delete.
can also use Paint Tool SAI2

https://codegesse.tumblr.com/post/88385184105
Lefty Templates: https://lefty.booru.org/index.php?page=post&s=list&tags=template
Elzi Templates: https://e-hentai.org/g/1503365/43b7716a64/

>*Beginner's guide to color editing with GIMP:

https://desuarchive.org/trash/thread/25775373/#25846796
https://desuarchive.org/trash/thread/25775373/#25846844
https://desuarchive.org/trash/thread/25775373/#25846951
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draw you

draw yourself
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/draw/ Drawing and visual art general №1

Post your drawings and studies here.

Video Tutorials:
Proko - https://www.youtube.com/user/ProkoTV
Sinix - https://www.youtube.com/user/sinixdesign
Scott Robertson - https://www.youtube.com/user/scottrobertsondesign
Matt Kohr (CtrlPaint) - https://www.ctrlpaint.com/library
Aaron Blaise https://www.youtube.com/user/AaronBlaiseArt

Poses/Gestures
QuickPoses - https://www.quickposes.com/en
PoseSpace - https://www.posespace.com/posetool/default.aspx
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How does one stop being a NGMI faggot and start grinding? I feel like shit knowing that my works will be toddler tier for years until I can master the basics.
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Art Requests

Requests thread.
Provide inspiration and make requests to artists here. Remember that you are not entitled to a delivery.
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Animated Manga??

How are videos like this made?
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Political ideology catgirls and board mascots thread

There's a "draw Alunya" thread >>408
But this one is for all the other mascots as well. With or without Alunya.
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le self defense face
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Commissions thread

Ask for and share advice on how to do commissions, prices, etc.
Also post commission info (yours or other artists') if you want

From >>586
>For all you commissionlets out there :3
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Tutorial thread

Share tutorials, step-by-step processes, infographics about art, and art tips; in pictures, videos, PDFs, etc.

Pic 1:
>Visual Novel Background Tutorial by Sky-Morishita
Pic 2:
>Visual Novel Background Tutorial (Layout Distortion) by Sky-Morishita
Pic 3:
>KOF XII pixel art sprite development process
Pic 4:
>Learning Order to Human Character Drawing by Nsio
Pic 5:
>Ways to avoid same-face syndrome by Miyuli (deleted tweet)
She has a free book with art tips:
https://hivemill.com/collections/miyuli/products/miyulis-art-tips-2018
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I extracted the bmp file of the Soviet flag from Darkest Hour and created individual .png files so I can make a gif out of them
I haven't actually made the gif yet so stay tuned
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3d art

post shit made in three dimensions
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Counter poise technique in amogus sculpture

How may we apply the counter poise (contrapossa) technique to amogus sculpture? I specifically have in mind the more slight rotation common in classical Greek sculpture
Before the Romans got real extra on it and the Renaissance artists turned it into a windmilling limbs and craning necks free for all. Such is the price of modernist positivism lol
I think the frame of the amogus subject may make this application difficult as it is rather smooth and divisions of the torso are not apparent, nor does there appear to be twisting and bending in the torso from movement, so this is rather atypical of a human subject. I believe we have to carefully study the anatomy and of the amogus and how the joints pivot in locomotion. Perhaps there is something more subtle that is not readily apparent to the human eye. Does anyone have a reliable diagram of a typical amogus subject? I have seen a lot of amogus pornography, but I am of the view that the artistic license is used at the expense of a realistic representation of amogus. Thoughts?
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Spookaki Thread

It is spooktober after all
draw something spooky
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/leftypol/ Drawfrens Matrix Chat

Hello everyone

We made a matrix room for fellow drawfrens of all sorts to come and chat together, share each other's art and mutually support/critique one another

Come and join!

https://matrix.to/#/#leftypolart:matrix.org
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Artists' Tools

Any recommendations for hardware/software to use? Drawing with a mouse is not so great. Posts suggestions or reviews ITT
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porky thread

draw porky
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very important thread

how does catgirl tail attach?
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Tomatoes vs eggplants

let's draw some eggplants and tomatoes
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draw /pol/jak

in kind with this thread >>>/siberia/162618 collecting /pol/jak memes, let's make some OC on /draw/
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GIF thread

posts requests (webms, links to videos etc with timecodes) here and I will try to turn them into gifs
I've made pics related for /co/ over the last few months
also if someone wants pointers on how to make gifs I can assist. I use mpv, kdenlive and imagemagick
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Hello
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Art Requests

Requests thread.
Provide inspiration and make requests to artists here. Remember that you are not entitled to a delivery.
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first

let's draw historical figures/famous leftists
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Drawing thread

Post about drawing and painting and related