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Refining/editing /background voice over tutorial

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Published: July 15, 2018
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Before and after edit result for this term's tutorial on editing/refining :3 2014 to 2018 Refining/editing /background voice over tutorial by sakimichan

❅PSD steps
❅Jpg steps
❅2hr 30 min voice over video tutorial

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ElizabethVongole's avatar
I like the skin on 2018 looks so soft
JediTc's avatar
JediTcHobbyist Writer
I think I like 2014 better. Mayve because of the hard lines. And she looks alot girlier in 2018, 14 says more power to me :3
Your skill is amazing regardless! ^_^ 
Hellsamess's avatar
Was reading comments down below and thought I'd leave an extra one because of it.

To all ya'll saying that women with thick legs like that don't exist or aren't "natural" with that body shape: you need to open your eyes and get out more.
Stop placing women in certain categories because you only look at what appeals to you.
There's tons of girls out there with that body shape. Some oven more exaggerated than that.
I've been to many places and seen several different types.

When writing your comments, don't you think about how you could affect other people? 
"Thick legs on a girl isn't right or appealing"
I was born with thick legs. Dieting doesn't affect my legs, the gym just makes them more muscular. There have been guys that straight up negatively told me my legs were thick and wondered why because everything else is so normal.

I know I'm not the only "thick" leggy girl reading so many negative comments about our bodies. You're looking at online models so much that you don't realize that: yes, Saki is drawling a real person's body.
You turn your head to what appeals to you and don't notice that the girl in your class/work has the same body that you're dissing about to your friends, not knowing/caring that she can overhear you and is silently thinking her body isn't good enough because it's not like "everyone else's".

This body shape is fine. So fuck you.
Hellsamess's avatar
There's parts of 2014 and 18 that I both like and don't like. You've grown in your style the few years, but overall I like 2014 more.
2014 has great muscle structure, the rough shading for the skin looks better overall and I say that only because the other one looks too... idk fluffy? Airy? 
2014 has it's little things that could be touched up on, such as fixing the hair and that middle boob shading. Then again you have the same issue with the arm in 2018... so...
2014's face sorta looks like she's getting away with something and about to giggle about it. Maybe I'm just imagining that. 2018's face, though much more attractive, looks so generic and non-expressive. She's like those girls you wanna be seen with, but can't have a conversation on a date because she has zero personality.
2018 just looks a bit boring to me. I've noticed you do a certain body type and do the same over and over again, give or take a few pounds. Issue I have with the clothes, as much as I enjoy your art because you're not afraid to have the skin going a bit over them, GIRLS DON'T LIKE THEM DIGGING IN! That's what it looks like with the underwear. Like OMG that poor thing needs the next size up. So uncomfortable. And it's a tiny strap too, so it would make it even more so. 
Idk if I already left a comment like this before, or if I just thought of it while looking at this pic, but thoughts stay the same.
I prefer 2014
Zaloffshat's avatar
I think I like your earlier drawing better mostly because I think she looks a little more creepy in that one than your recent one.
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Ivy-MitsunoProfessional General Artist
Kittycatkyla23's avatar
2014 looks better, in my opinion. She looks darker and more evil, and her expression is easier to read/understand. 2018 looks soft and seems more serene, more like a goddess than a person. It gives a completely different vibe than 2014. 
2014 looks more natural, where as 2018 kind of looks like she put on a ton of cover-up. I guess the best way to describe it is 2014 was a forest nymph and 2018 is a goddess/deity. 
Valward's avatar
ValwardHobbyist General Artist
That's an on spot review, I agree.
truususer's avatar
2014 looks better for me. More realistic and natural.
jemajema's avatar
jemajemaProfessional Digital Artist
the queen strikes again!!! <3
bestreducer's avatar
wonder that its not just refining but also adding some "mass"
I like this style but cant say that wide legs can apropriate for any girl
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jasonjonreStudent Digital Artist
well that's a fast transaction of an evil snow queen to a cute and sexy princess.
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lost4u2findHobbyist Artist
To think that what I thought was perfect then got even better! So inspiring!
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KingSpektreHobbyist General Artist
The left one Thumbs up 
blackdoom's avatar
Yeah, my thoughts exactly. Kinda Michelin-mascot style in 2018.
Whoever likes 'em bodies fluffed up like that, idk.
millgiass's avatar
Honestly either one is top notch.
LuCCMArt's avatar
Is kinda interesting how the commentary section is divided between people that prefer the older one, people that prefer the new one and those who like both. I know people, probably, will not stop watching Sakimichan's art, but nowadays her watchers are constantly getting in conflict. I'm afraid how it can change her relationship with the followers and if she will take these comments into consideration and change her art style or target audience
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To be brutally honest, her current main audience are....horny people. She does nsfw option on every picture, so it may not that bad to target a different audience. But then again, she makes money off of it so I doubt anything will change
CSachse's avatar
To be brutally honest, don't make assumptions about the people who follow her work. It's insulting and nullifies your points. A NSFW picture version doesn't mean that all of her followers gravitate for one or pay for one on Patreon. Then again you'd have to do some better research into her actual followers to make a valid argument and research is harder than going with your feels. 

If you don't agree with her 2018 versus her 2014 style, don't look at it. As long as she's happy with her art, that's what matters.

I hope you feel better for trying to insult a bunch of people and a hard working artist. If not, you may wish to do some soul searching into your own happiness.
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There is a difference between main audience (who she aims to please with her art) and "all her fans". Her main audience are the people who pay for nsfw, which in return makes it profitable. Sex sells and the artist knows that, like any smart business person. I doubt it's insulting to her since she uses this fact to make money and has obviously no problem providing sexual content for those who want to see it, or else it wouldn't be so dirt cheap to access in her patreon while tutorials are a lot more expensive. (If you never noticed, almost all of her art has a hint of sexual innuendo, she isn't drawing innocent little children rainbow art. Are you even a fan? Does not look like it) If it was about just pretty art, there wouldn't be an nsfw option for literally every one of her submissions. So it's pretty clear where the priorities are laying. Literally none of my words have anything to do with her hard work being invalidated, it's not even the topic of the conversation? Sure, there are fans who just admire her paintings, but the cruel harsh truth is that most of her money will be paid by those who want to see her nsfw. And you can cry about that all you want, but it's how it is. 

Research on followers? How would you even do that, become pen pals with every single one? Followers are not a statistic. Have you "fan" ever taken a look at her patreon? Every second post is nsfw. Your points are the only ones who don't follow any sort of back up, you're just a butthurt child. If you looked at the discourse on one of her most recent pictures it was quite obvious that the majority of her followers just cared about the sexual aspect of the picture, not how it was painted, because there were endless arguments about exactly that. And she didn't even take problematic pictures down when hundreds of her fans told her she was drawing problematic content, and she lost a bunch of watchers over it, so the priorities are pretty damn clear. But keep living in your fantasy world, little child. Because you're legit the only one who "goes with their feels" here. 

Also I never once implied I didn't like her work, unlike you I'm an active supporter of her art, which is why I'm aware what her fanbase is made of, since I've been a fan for several years. (Stop reading things no one wrote, it makes you look quite stupid btw) Don't agree with my comment? Don't look at it. Right back at you :wave: My happiness is perfectly fine, because unlike you I don't feel offended by facts that were not even aimed at anyone specific. You may wanna do some soul searching into why you're getting so upset about an online comment that wasn't even directed at you and why you think I'd even remotely care about your whiny opinion, since you fail to give any valuable arguments.
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PallavPHobbyist Digital Artist
Both look Awesome!!
Ayywa's avatar
AyywaHobbyist Digital Artist
I don't get why many people here think that the left one is better. Right one has much better anatomy, lighting, composition and the background. Also, it's more detailed...
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