"Draw this again" pictures.

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  1. MrGask

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    If those four years were from ages 8-12 (please Lord, make it true), that seems about right.
     
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    So let me get this straight, they re-draw their old shit just to update it?
     
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    From the one's I have seen (most likely the worst examples, as I saw them here), it would appear that it is to showcase how much worse their technique is after some years of practice.
     
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    This is my biggest fear as an artist.
    Regressing.
    I try to laugh at these posts, but merely thinking about the possibility of regression scares the living shit out
    of me.
    Especially upon seeing that it is a definite reality that could happen to me... *shudders*

    LOL actually I think the artist just mixed up the before and after boxes :D
     
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    You should always try new things to constantly improve yourself.
     
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    So much this. Often, so called expert fuck up something that an amateur doesn't simply because the expert thinks they already know what they are doing.
     
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    I wouldn't worry much. From my observation it happens primarily out of laziness. In this furfag's case, they probably realised, though maybe only subconsciously, that people will fap to their shit even if the quality has drastically suffered. Stay humble and always strive for more from yourself and you can avoid stagnation.

    Indeed this picture is downright depressing. You can see how the artist just stopped trying. They must have bad eyesight if they can look at this comparison and be satisfied.
     
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    You know, I love purple. But that just plain downright nauseating to look at! These neon fags really ruffle my jimmies.
     
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    color theory?! Nay, I've never heard of it!
     
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    Baby blue, pink, lime. The nauseating mix.
     
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    Some of the examples in this thread already have - Before will have 2013 scribbled in it off to the side, and After will say 2009. :stare: How...how do you not even...
     
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    Here's a fun new game:

    I hid the dates; can you guess which one is the before and which one is the new, 'improved' one?

    EDIT: It's a two year difference...2011-2013. :dummy:
     
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    Through careful analysis of handwriting (and the snarky nature of this sub-forum), I say top after, bottom before.

    Have any of you guys trolled this thing by purposefully making shit art for your 'after' pictures?
     
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    The anatomy is slightly funky on the top but the brush technique on the fur is more appealing. Just based on how most people who habitually draws these kinds of kawaii-desu animu creatures typically progresses, I'm guessing the bottom is the "improved" one?
     
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    original.

    Buy now, and get a bitchy comment for half off!

    Also, yep. You're right.
     
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    The top one actually is better, in an artistic sense. The face is not as generic, the texture is appealing and not as flat. The anatomy is more accurate. The only place it fails is in the light values, as the bottom one has a stronger contrast throughout the piece.
     
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    Yeah, you're right. Artistically it is better than the original, but the artist stayed too close to the original, but that's just my opinion. The artist may have benefited by using a slightly different pose.
     
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    i fucking died
     
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    Oh god, this looks like one of those chicks from Asterix and the Twelve Tasks.

    [​IMG]
     
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    You faggots don't seem to understand what a meme is.
     
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    ALL FUCKING ARTFAGS MUST FUCKING HANG.

    Especially all of you.
     
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    hey, eff you, I did this same meme and mine wasn't so bad.
     
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    This isn't really a "Draw this again" meme more like a before or after. I just want to get your input on my progress .
    This was made 2 months ago.
    BeFunky_contest entry 2..
    While this was made recently.
    BeFunky_music..
    I'd be very open to criticisms to further improve my work. And yes i know the wings are shit.
     
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    I am guessing that is supposed to be a chick? In the second one she has a the face of a yuri boy (in the first on also, just not as much). "She" has some wide ass shoulders as well. Great job if you were trying to draw a tranny, otherwise, not so much.
     
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    Are you sure you didn't mix up the links to the pictures?
    If not, the old one looks better in pretty much all aspects.
    Use references, because it's obvious you didn't for the headphones.
    You should also really think about the composition before starting the actual pic. Both have parts that are cut off(hand and feet in the first, the wings in the second)
    Or at least crop them at the end.
    Also convert them into greyscale
    Also really, really use references. The hands in the second pictures are painful to look at.
    Just follow the usual advice pretty much anyone who asks for how to improve gets:
    -learn anatomy through life drawing
    -use references for pretty much everything
     
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    Hm, Thanks...I guess XD Well, if that's what you think. I'll see if i could make my characters more feminine.
     
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    Thanks! that really helps! I'm not surprised you think i didn't use any references cause you're absolutely right about that. I've been having a couple of Deviants giving me tips on how to improve and hands are definitely not my strong point.