2D Artwork: Just some nerd's drawing of an anime girl

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  1. Stonecrusher

    Stonecrusher jerk to storytelling

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    Just some nerd's drawing of Sari Sumdac

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    Whatdaya think?
     

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  2. kaijuguy19

    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    Now THAT'S impressive! :thumb  Are you experamenting with a new color and shade system?
     
  3. Necromaster

    Necromaster FEAR ME MORTALS

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    That's... definitely a step up.

    I'm not insulting your usual artwork or anything, it's just... the shading just makes the whole picture pop. What program did you use?
     
  4. Ømnidrive

    Ømnidrive Stop.....think......fart.....and keep on going

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    Nice work bro............title is kinda bad but still this is epic!!!!
     
  5. Stonecrusher

    Stonecrusher jerk to storytelling

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    Photobucket. I had to use a scanned picture for a college class and I figured I might as well upload what I got for feedback.

    Glad to see that it wasn't a dumb idea. I plan to use this technique for future promos, but for the comic, shading is only used for dramatic effect.
     
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    Stonecrusher jerk to storytelling

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    Sorry, didn't notice this. Yeah, I'm not happy with the title either.
     
  7. Autobus Prime

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    All right, shading! :thumb 

    I like the composition, too.

    I see you ran into the white-outline/white-speckle problem when filling. One trick I like to use is to select by color and grow the selection 1 pixel (or grow 2 pixels and shrink by 1, which avoids encroaching on thick lines but eliminates small speckles). This avoids having to work, work, work erasing all that stuff by hand.

    Edit: To demonstrate, here's this image of yours, despeckled in this way. To avoid picking up the 'foreground' black lines, I bucket-filled the background with a random unused color, before selecting by color.

    (of course, you might already be doing this for your comic images, but I'll leave it here anyway, in case the tip helps anyone else.)
     

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  8. Stonecrusher

    Stonecrusher jerk to storytelling

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    Thanks, Auto!

    Yah, this is just a first attempt.
     
  9. seanlockyer

    seanlockyer Ancient Alien Theorist

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    Well, if she's legal then I would so plow that honey. If not, then you did not see this post.....
     
  10. Stonecrusher

    Stonecrusher jerk to storytelling

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    Well, I think she's 17 in canon and - Wait, where'd that post go?
     

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