chadilsa
disney-magical:

sakurasunshine:

cestdanielle:

it-all-started-with-amouse:

agenthiccupofarendelle:

katsahobbit:

illuminati-hottie:

yourhippielove:


Fox sleeping in a graveyard.

Makes me wonder about reincarnation

this is seriously so beautiful

he misses her

NO
DONT YOU DARE TUG ON THAT HEARTSTRING WHO GAVE YOU THE RIGHT

WHO GAVE YOU THE RIGHT????

This is a whole new level of uncool.

WHY WOULD YOU SAY THAT. WHYYYYYYY

No. Bye.

disney-magical:

sakurasunshine:

cestdanielle:

it-all-started-with-amouse:

agenthiccupofarendelle:

katsahobbit:

illuminati-hottie:

yourhippielove:

Fox sleeping in a graveyard.

Makes me wonder about reincarnation

this is seriously so beautiful

he misses her

NO

DONT YOU DARE TUG ON THAT HEARTSTRING WHO GAVE YOU THE RIGHT

WHO GAVE YOU THE RIGHT????

This is a whole new level of uncool.

WHY WOULD YOU SAY THAT. WHYYYYYYY

No. Bye.

geneshalitsmoustache

Anonymous asked:

I was wondering how you manage to make your faces actually look like the person they are meant to look like? Some of my facial features always end up looking the same, and yours are so perfect... *showers you with love* You are my art guru.

thetuxedos answered:

art guru!!!!

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ART GURU.

BUT NO in all seriousness, thank you! You’re a sweetheart! ;O; Proportions are pretty awful to get down when you’re just starting out, and while there are a bunch of ways you can start practicing with it, it’ll be difficult to be absolutely precise. I still struggle with proportions occasionally. Fun fact: I don’t post all of my work. I only post the work that turned out okay aHA. So basically don’t be frustrated when every single piece doesn’t turn out. Here are a few tips.

Let’s use this picture of Laurence and Hugh because why not.

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They’ve both got eyes, a nose, and a mouth, so why do they look different?

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These lines are the generic way of mapping out where to put things together. I used this when I was starting out and it’s a helpful way of getting your hand and wrist to work together. At this point they both nearly look the same. I say this a lot, but I think it’s important: shape is what puts a drawing together.

Compare features of the face to help you figure out placement.

For example:

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The bottom of his ear lines up right to the middle of his nostril. His tear ducts line up right at the corners of his mouth. Then you can get super technical and say, oh, the outer corner of his eye lines up with that fold in his collar and then from there you can see other things like the approximate distance from the edge of his mouth to that connecting line from the eye to the collar. They don’t meet so his mouth is smaller than the width of his eyes, etc, etc. Whatever works, man.

This is a favorite technique of mine so lemme use another example:

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Eventually you get to the point where most of your proportional accuracy will come from just looking. You will eventually adjust your eye to see what makes a person who they are by the shape of their features.

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Laurence has narrow, oval shaped eyes, while Hugh has more of a diamond shape. Not everyone has perfect almond shaped eyes. You can capture an entire character personality through their eyes alone, so shaping them out is extremely important.

The way you draw your lines is also important. Sharp and smooth lines will give your drawing personality. Reveals the character, in a sense.

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Other things to consider: the shape of the nose.

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Mads’ is flat and goes down in a steady slope, while Hugh’s juts out in a smooth, almost concave curve.

SHAPES SHAPES SHAPES. Use shapes and structure to find proportion.

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I did a lot more than I anticipated omg. Oh gosh and I have a feeling I kinda just rambled and didn’T MAKE ANY SENSE AH. Let me know if you need more help or if I was speaking gibberish I am so bad at putting my thoughts into words aHHHH. But gosh I hope this was at least vaguely helpful. You’re a darling and thank you for your kind words!

Good luck on your artistic endeavors! /hugs

Stewardship, Books and me

So it has been on my heart to practice being a better steward of the things I own. I have taken a more active stance in completing art projects, playing the games I already have with the goal of actually BEATING THE GAME. ( I am the queen of the first five levels. After that we might be iffy) I decided that I am not going to buy any new books after today because there was a book fair at work. 

carmineharmonies

carmineharmonies:

Yeah so I made a thing. Idk I was just bored and wanted to add some variety to the people I draw so I tried to make these with characteristics I dont see as much in what I draw.

Ok so  was thinking about girls for most of the time I made these but they’re pretty versatile so I guess you could do  whatever I don’t really care.

And if you use this to draw something you post tag me in it with #queenofawkward27 cuz I’m curious to see the results