My first manga/anime drawing

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Jul 25, 2009

My first manga/anime drawing by Jasonage at 5:59 AM (2,461 Views / 0 Likes) 24 replies

  1. Jasonage
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    I got bored so just decided to start drawing. I know it isn't very good, so comments and criticism. would be appreciated.

    MY FIRST TWO PICTURES.
    Warning: Spoilers inside!

    My third attempt, experimenting more with clothing and facial features this time. The lines, are of course sharper on the paper, but I'm downloading Flash right now, so I can draw over and hopefully colour it [​IMG]

    [​IMG]
     


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    Awesome-ness! Skillage! Any other compliment I can think of! EXCELLENT DRAWING!
     
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    Nice work [​IMG] I see you spent a long time getting the hair right. Good drawing!
     
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    Pretty good for a first try [​IMG] The nose is a bit too high on the face (take a look at this tutorial), and the arms look a bit too thin for the chest as well.
     
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    the ears kinda ruined it for me but, NICE JOB
     
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    My friend is a rather good artist and is Asian. However, though, he hates anime drawings and says that they just make the eyes oversized because they lack skill to make a detailed face. This doesn't apply to you, however, since you didn't include eyes yet.

    Also, what's with the cat ears?
     
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    Explained the ears above, I tried to avoid adding the eyes for that reason, I couldn't get them more natural looking.

    Thanks for all the comments and constructive criticism guys [​IMG]

    I'll probably scan the new one in later today, can anybody reccomend any good programs I could use to colour my drawings?
     
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    awesome!
    my first anime drawing looked like crap lulz.

    best would be photoshop? dunno.
     
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    Ok, I was going to edit the old image, but it looked kind of messy anyway, so I drew another. I have lowered the nose, TRIED to fix the arms, and removed the ears. Could a moderator please add this new image to my first post please [​IMG]. Also, how do I add spoiler tags to the picture, I managed to get the spoilers working but inside it just said [IM]http://i804.photobucket.com/albums/yy328/Jasonage/JasonandSonic.png[/IMG] in text.

    [​IMG]
     
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    lol, it should be not [IM]
    also to add this image to your first page simply copy the url (with the [​IMG]
     
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    Not bad, not bad. Looks pretty good. The head shape is a little odd.
     
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    Nice hair, nice enough that it shouldn't be ruined by an anime-styled face.
     
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    For free software, take a look at GIMP or Paint.net (requires .net framework install). The most popular program is Photoshop, which is a commercial app and doesn't come cheap. There's also Paint Shop Pro, which isn't quite as popular but does the same job.

    If you're on an older computer and experiencing performance issues then it's worth trying older versions of the software. The latest versions of Photoshop crawl on old PCs, but the older ones will still do everything you need.
     
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    Nice, Better than my first drawing... xDD.

    Just as Psyfira said... You could use GIMP, Paint.NET. There is also PhotoShop (you can be a pirate and download it illegally xDD) and Paint Shop. Only thing is, you gotta pay for the last two unless you be all piratey and then get it that way.
     
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    [​IMG]

    New picture, experimenting with clothes and facial features.
     
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    Big improvement. I like this one a lot better than your first two ones ^^. Swords are awesome... If you are experimenting, I recommend making the triangles on the sword bigger. I think I am too used to seeing the ones in animes xD
     
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    Thanks, I wasn't really sure how to do weapons, so I just guessed.
     
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    There were a few tutorials here for weapons: Manga Tutorials

    Completely free site.

    You could these two pictures as reference to the sword handle:
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    Needs a LOT of work.
     
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    A little more criticism could've helped... Maybe what he could've improved...
     

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