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stormwolf722
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I had an art thread once before but I stopped posting art there. I think it got locked because I stopped drawing for a while, so I decided to make a new one Doodling/sketching is two of the many things I love to do. My art has no topic, I will post random pictures.
*All Criticism Appreciated*
This is a hand dangling a spider by its web.

http://sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/546932_239521756173412_1032523705_n.jpg

Please tell me what you think.

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pickpocket
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The Chimera is very good, but er it isnt always interpreted like that. The way I have seen it is with a female lion head, a snake head for a tail and the fire breathing goat out of the shoulders. Yours is probably better than that... weird thing I described. didnt it have something to do with Hercules?
Nice art all around

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I'm not sure how I missed this. You're obviously quite good at drawing.

As somebody who worked mainly in pencil sketches for several years (now I haven't done it for several years since I got a tablet...), if I may offer an advanced tip: when it comes to fur and feather textures, try to lighten your strokes and shading a little (this is not to say that the shade necessarily needs to be lighter in the end, but rather the process of shading itself). If your strokes are too dense and scribbly, the shading comes out all blocky, giving the picture a slightly clumsy look. It may take longer, especially as you'll need to rapidly stroke the pencil in the same direction (not an up and down scribble, as I can see in places), but you'll get much more lifelike results.

And where plumage/fur is light, you may be better off using implied line rather than explicitly drawing an outline where it meets another section (like over the owl's left eye).

Keep at it!

daleks
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I have to ask Storm, are you using 1 pencil for each of these drawings or do you have a set of different ones?

dragonball05
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Oo, the chimera is cool. Very well blended in terms of animal mixture. I'd say the snake might not be as well blended, but fur to scales is just very difficult, so that's too big a deal. The shading underneath is nicely done showing that there is indeed a light source somewhere, so that's also good. The basic structures of each animal are also very sound, so nice job there

The owl's coat seems a little..thick to me. By thick, I mean the lines are too chunky to smoothly fit together and mesh well. It looks like you were going for a more down feather look, rather than the contour, so if so, it's a younger owl. Not too important, but anatomical proportionality is something to think about, though I don't really think the look is all too different.

The owl has a nice shape, though, and the eyes are quite piercing, which I like. The variance in coat color looks good, showing where the different colors are, and I like the pronunciation of the beak. Makes it stand out, as it should since it's coming further out.

Also, it looks like the owl has a beard, and that makes me smile, so thank you

Love both of them and I hope to see more animals!

stormwolf722
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Thankyou everyone

I have to ask Storm, are you using 1 pencil for each of these drawings or do you have a set of different ones?

I have a set of shading pencils. I mainly just use 3 though. Would it be better to use more? :P
stormwolf722
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I drew this off of a picture called the "clock in the eye" drawing, on deviantart.com. I cannot retrieve the link to the artists' picture because my computer at the moment isnt letting me open deviantart.com :/

http://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash4/318334_225633607562227_1983022871_n.jpg

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I really don't have anything I see that could be improved with that one, and it just looks plain awesome anyway

By the way, found the deviantart picture I think it was based off of.

stormwolf722
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Thanks! Deviant art is working now, I think it was just down for maintenance or something. I think this was one of my first &quoteople" drawings. Except this is supposed to be a statue. :P
http://i1156.photobucket.com/albums/p577/Stormwolf722/30b57a34-4755-4292-b0de-925d2e212011_zps3bc1eabc.jpg?t=1360020926

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its a literal weeping angel!

(don't watch doctor who, just like saying that...)

stormwolf722
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Shawna Howson, also known as Nanalew from youtube. :3 Love her. This is her in one of her videos, Sail - Awolnation.

stormwolf722
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It did not send :[
https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/525081_317219148403672_1320076293_n.jpg

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Nice drawings. The clock in the eye, the wolf and the weeping angel are the best for me but everything is good.

its a literal weeping angel!

(don't watch doctor who, just like saying that...)


Haha! Quite right. I was only eleven when I watched it and it really gave me the creeps!
stormwolf722
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Hmmm. How do I explain this not in a weird way. She has antlers. Antlers are cool okay? ...can I name my face drawings? no? yes? Yep, so doing it from now on. This is Aerowin guys.
(Still working on drawing faces, they aren't my best)
Any kind of criticism appreciated ^^

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ash3/58858_325992640859656_159935226_n.jpg

toniboy123
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la fermme a ma turin iraira ho !

Emerik7081
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Le dessin ait bizarre tu peus ètre ta fermme à maturin!

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