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Black Kitten - Colour Invert Drawing

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Published: December 27, 2013
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My second go at drawing a picture and then colour inverting it, I'm addicted! 
So just to explain a little (because some people get confused), I drew the negative picture on the left with HB pencil on white paper and used a photo for reference. 
I then scanned the photo and used MS paint to 'Colour invert' the photo, which converts the negative into a life like photo! How cool :D
Inspired by Brian Lai
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AnkitPassi's avatar
AnkitPassiProfessional Interface Designer
i'm trying this stuff..
but having problems..
can you give me some tips !!

awesomee artwork !!
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
well if you're copying a photograph or something, you can edit the photo so that the colours will invert, and then you can copy the inverted photo :) and thankyou!!
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AnkitPassiProfessional Interface Designer
hmm.....
let's say i'm not copying anything..just creating something with my own imagination
usually i draw what i wanted to draw on a paper...and then try to figure out what will it look like in inverted and start drawing like that
i knw it's kinda big request but can u post some tutorials ( if u have spare time ) , maybe 1 or 2 of basic things like some figures or human organs just to understand those basics...it may also help some other artists

keep doing good work!
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
I've never done it without using a photo as a reference but if I do get round to it I will post some tutorials for you :) 
And thank you for the watch!
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AnkitPassiProfessional Interface Designer
ohh....thnk u really! :D
i just need to master thiss amazing technique of drawing!! :D
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AnkitPassiProfessional Interface Designer
i just wanna ask one more thing.....do we have to draw borders or not...or leave them for inversion?!
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TheCat101Hobbyist General Artist
That's really cool :o I can hardly draw as it is, but to do all the light, shadows, and colors basically the opposite is amazing
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
Thankyou! Actually it is a lot easier to draw it in negative and then convert it, strange enough :P
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jaycatsaysmeowStudent General Artist
That's adorable!!
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
thank you!
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jaycatsaysmeowStudent General Artist
you must have a lot of practice
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
Well I've been drawing my whole life and I do it a lot, so yes :) ahah
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jaycatsaysmeowStudent General Artist
^_^ you could sell your art!
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
That would be cool, I'd love to draw for a living but I don't know how! haha :)
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jaycatsaysmeowStudent General Artist
you could from what I see you put this cat in prints it will sell like crazy!
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NaiengeleHobbyist Traditional Artist
Really I wasn't sure how to use that, so I didn't bother :P
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