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Just some notes about drawing poses in response to a tumblr question - posting in case there's something here that's useful to someone.

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Crusader1265 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
On the last paragraph I kept erasing and redrawing it til I get it as close to perfect as I can for the time being and then I look at what's wrong and try to redraw it again. I have a hard time giving up on a picture but at least for me it helps me find major flaws in my drawing. I can look at other pictures of similar poses and whatnot and see what they did differently. This page will help a lot, thanks for posting it.
Tangent-R Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
The last paragraph is always one of my biggest roadblocks.  Instead of starting over when I think something isn't working I force myself to 'fix' it because it has to be perfect and I feel obligated to 'get it right the first time'.  On the rare events that I actually do give up and start over or try a different pose, etc. it does come out much better successive tries after.
ICBMedia Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2017
And then, I sat on the couch staring jaw dropped for 5 full hours on this image
Bea-The-Cat Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2017
Ivy: Keeping up with the trends for the past hundred years!
AlexandraAlex Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2017  Student Filmographer
hey if u don't mind, i am really interested in outfits evolution over centuries!! my favorite are 18 century outfits & the seventies. but it seems you have included more outfits between them. so are they from 18 century till the late 1990s? & i realise there are 2 outfits that looks the same!! are they different timeline or the same?
k8eroseg Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Ooh I love the drawings of Ivy in different period outfits!
jdbee Featured By Owner May 28, 2017  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Me too - I was imagining them as Ivy's daughter, granddaughter and g'granddaughter ^_^
SamWallaceArtisan Featured By Owner Dec 4, 2016  Student General Artist
The point about the line of action is new to me (self-taught here), it never occurred to me to actually sketch a extra-anatomical line of the action flow like that. I'm gonna' just bookmark this
smolroll Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
When I make stick figure for my poses, I have trouble with adding the details and stuff a bit..
sparkycatkid Featured By Owner Jul 30, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
TzaoTao Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2016
thank you very much for the tutorial
aevrynn Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
What is he going to hit with that shovel? ...because that most certainly does not look like digging.
Aquafolie Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Hobbyist
his golfing....with someone's head
aevrynn Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Vvils Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2015
love youHeart 
Azurewhiterose Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Very helpful. ;u; Thank you for sharing. 
CelestiaICutie Featured By Owner May 24, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
goldendoodledog Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Do you scan your drawings, or take pictures?
BohemianFlower Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
would love to see a bigger picture of the kitties to color they are just SO CUTE!
ToddNTheShiningSword Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Somebody colored some of these. They gave credit, and I assume they had permission?
Ivy Pepper (1900 -1950)
Of course, that's not the same!
kdog566 Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2015
Love your comicsLove 
ArtificialCabbage Featured By Owner Edited Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Holy magical flying cow! This is very helpful, thank you! 
VivanSolem Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2015  Student General Artist
This is helpful. :)
TheHetalianCowgirl Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Very adorable sketches at the end of your tutorial! I find it cute how you incorporated different clothing from different time periods, for example the roaring 20's flapper girl and bell bottom pants which were popular in the 70's. Very cute indeed!
SnowyNek0 Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
That was actuqally really helpful. thank you +fav :D (Big Grin) 
Riskagen Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2014
Added it to my favourites - really, really helpful :D Thank you so much for sharing!
Sergane Featured By Owner Oct 28, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
really useful tips, thanks
Matakoura Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
Wow! Absolutely amazing!!! :0
nougatetmephisto Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2014
This is going to be helpful, thanks a lot!
K4nK4n Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014
The last panel is full of adorableness! :heart:
iSpazzyKitty Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really helpful, and I can't stop staring at the adorable characters on the bottom. I love them!! x3
ShannonAllAround Featured By Owner Edited Oct 25, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is so awesome! Thanks for offering such amazing advice! 
FunnehVamps Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014   General Artist
Always loved the visual expressiveness of your characters' 'animations' on the page.
BlackShadow6202 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Question about the "stiff" pose; could that work for, say, a Royal Guard or something similar? P:
MangAkane Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014
Amazing, Thanks! :D
Jellyfishbubblez Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2014  Student General Artist
This is amazing, thank you! >v<
Speraviii Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
very great poses! so lively, you 're awesome :)
SamDelaTorre Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014   Digital Artist
Masterful! Love 
TifaxxLockhart Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
They look awesome! :)
psycopix Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2014   General Artist
Cool! I draw while I watch tv, sure helps :)
Itsmellsofdoughnuts Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I've been teaching myself about figure drawing lately, and positively FANTASTIC things like these are becoming very helpful. I'm glad you posted it on DA.
dylanmc12 Featured By Owner Edited Aug 31, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That drawing of Ivy (the one where her feet almost touch the bottom border, and she's in a skirt) looks a little like Poly Styrene (aka, Marianne Elliot-Said). I know it's incidental, but I can't help but feel that it isn't. Maybe it's because I'm British.

Gorgeous, as always.
hail-the-oblivious Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I have been looking at your sketches again, and I've noticed that young Viktor looks a lot like Rocky. Now since the newest comic mentions about Viktor having an offspring, I'm getting some serious ideas here...
SkyCri Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Your tutorials are amazing. Would you enlighten me in what program you use?
MoneyHunter Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2014
Great theme clothes! 40s, 80s, wow!
coastskull Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Awesome job!
PedroSotto Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014   Digital Artist
Though it's not really the key subject in this tutorial, I really liked the nifty time line of dancing she-cats you've put together! :-)
girlygirl0401 Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
is it just me or does the one at the very boddom,the second to last one to the right, looks like elaine from sienfeld?
DANNPAINAPPURU Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ohhh man your work is the most fantastic for me!!!!

And i glad you for the help..... ^u^ 
NightmaresDreaming Featured By Owner May 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Dude, your little stick figures look better than the stuff I spend hours on.


This makes me slightly sad.

Fantastic work regardless
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