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WIP Pony drawing itself by Chron1 WIP Pony drawing itself by Chron1
For my FB page an idea (thanks to OhkiKaze for encouraging me in trying this)

It is harder to do it than I thought it will be

WIP

Please leav tipps to hel me improve my drawing skills
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ABronyAccount Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014
Wish I could draw myself!


Here are some tips I've accrued from experience, if you want them.

1) Always doodle loosely and very lightly before putting down any lines you want to commit to. You've got to feel free to put lines where they fall and pick out the best ones. Be scribbly! Use fluid gestures and curves, straight lines can come later when you've got the basic shape worked out.

2) Before you put down those final lines, take a step back and look at your scribbles to check for things like proportion. Is the head the right size for the body? Are all the limbs the same length? Did I forget a few vertebrae between te ribs and hips? Stuff like that. It's much easier to tweak mistakes when all you have are very light scribbles.

3) Always want to learn and experiment! If you don't enjoy finding new ways to do things, or studying how things work, you'll have a hard time getting better.

4) Be critical of yourself, but ONLY constructively. The only good thing about finding your own mistakes is that you figure out how to do it better.

5) Don't be afraid to fail! Learning how to draw is all about chalking up hours and hours of experience. You're going to find things tough at first, and you won't always be happy with the results. But everybody sucks in the beginning. Skill doesn't come to you in a week, or even in a couple of years. It's a lifelong journey. Just keep in mind that you have to draw out all your bad stuff before you can get to your good stuff. Own your progress and don't get hung up on how much you want to be better than you are at the moment.

6) Learn from other people, learn from looking around you, and learn from watching yourself in action! Everything out there has a lesson to teach you about art if you'll let it.
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Chron1 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014
Heya

Thanks for all those tips. I will Keep them in mind with my future Progress (attempts) ^^
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