Constructive critique: learning to talk..deviantART has always encouraced advanced critique. Today we sit down and find out what this means to us.Constructive critique: learning to talk.. by `straightfromcamera
1. Ahead of current trends or customs: (forward, precocious, progressive.)
Current trends and online customs (when asking for "Advanced Critique") are as follows:
I liek it! (notice the misspelling of the word like. Doing it once is a typo. doing it on purpose is not constructive)
OMG ( oh my god ) Thats so KawaiiiiiI!!!!!!1!!!one (note the japanese word for cute, with the four extra I's to show the commenters urgency.) (also note the inclusion of far too many exclamation marks and actual occurrences of both the number, and the letter one.
To avoid this, please keep your finger firmly on the shift button while gently tapping the one key a maximum of two times. Sadly, nothing can be done for the appearance of the "one" it is a user malfu
Can I draw Anime/Cartoons well?This question is always being asked on DeviantART--mostly by young, aspiring artists who really think they want to become a great, professional anime/manga/cartoon artist when they get "good enough".Can I draw Anime/Cartoons well? by ~Manamaraya
The matter of the fact is that, no matter how much you try to be good at a style, regardless of how much you practice and how often you draw it--it'll never look right.
you study realistic form and proportion first.
Learn how the human body really looks and really works before you try to stylize it.
The best way to do this is to find out if there are any Figure Study classes being held in your town or city. A lot of places will have these sessions where anyone can come in at a certain time and draw nude models that will sit and pose for any artist who attends. These are perfect for learning the realistic human form. As long as you draw them as you see them and try to figure out why things are the way they are.
In short, figure studies are how artists dissect a human being wit