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Tracing And Art StylesI've seen alot of bad stuff happening on dA lately, so I thought I should write down my view on it.Tracing And Art Styles in Art Features
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Now, I am not a fan of people tracing or stealing other peoples artwork, since someone spends alot of time drawing a picture and someone else just grabs it or traces it, wich takes alot less efford to do. It's also weird to look in their gallery and find pictures of different art styles in there. They usually say tracing is for practice, but what if the original artist of the picture made a mistake in it? You trace it and copy all their mistakes, too. And what happens if you got perfect at copying someone elses style? What's so good about not having your own unique style, but copying someone else? Isn't it better to draw free to learn how to make a proper sketch first, or use reference photos, or look at tutorials? Analyse what you are drawing, study it, if it's a living creature study it's anatomy, ect.
If you want to be a good artist, you need your own style. Now don't tell me your sty