idk how to actually draw these things

anonymous asked:

so I've been having a really hard time with heads and faces recently, especially the head shapes and eyes. Ive been trying to change it up a bit but I just can't get it how I like it and I was wondering if you had any piece of advice? Idk if its a style thing or what but its starting to really frustrate me (for some dumb reason ;u;) Thanks in advance!!

there’s such a good exercise for that, actually! It works especially well with differing the head shapes, but can work for eyes as well! You take your hand a draw a random shape. Then filling it with features. Say, you draw a potatoe-shaped object. It doesn’t have to be precise of anything, since it’s just your carcass. 

then, whatever comes to your mind about that shape. You can change it slightly if you want to, or you can leave it the way it is and just draw features (and extra volume to the head if necessary)

here’s just a few examples i could come up with 

they are fast so don’t look for too anatomically correct stuff, but you get the idea! Draw a lot of shapes and fill them in.. SOmetimes you should draw many to figure out what fits your character best.

I had the file with quite many shapes somewhere but I’m not sure if it’s on the laptop or pc so..without that. But generally, try it out! It’s not only fun, but can help you decide on the features and differ the shapes. You can do the same thing for eyes as well;) 


Oh look, a soma drawing that’s transparent, wooooo-

No but seriously this took me like two hours and editing the speedpaint took another hour so I’ve spent like three hours on this and-

I’m dead. But it was worth it.


I’ve seen people make these three friends and it’s so pure and wholesome that I just have to agree

therefore: casual hangouts~


Tangled!AU Cast Extras I actually wasn’t planning on doing but anywaYS HERE THEY ARE and now with captions!

Yurio and Yakov are the most disturbing thing I’ve drawn in a long time. Also: Phichit as the Hook guy who wants to be a concert pianist, and Chris as Gunther, who wants to be a interior designer.

Part 0 - Part 1 - Part 2 - AU Tag - DO NOT repost anywhere!

anonymous asked:

I'm trying to get into a mode of constant practice with art to hopefully improve my artistic skill eventually. Do you have any tips on how to do continuous practice like Idk drawing the same thing over and over again? What works in your opinion?

The best way for me personally, to practice and improve on something is through doing studies, which I think is different to just ‘practicing for the sake of practicing.’ What you need to do in studies is to actually try to understand why, how, what etc, and to apply it in drawing, rather than just drawing repeatedly. 

Sure, you can draw hundreds and thousands of hands over and over, and I’m sure that you’ll definitely improve eventually. But if you actually take the time to understand and learn the anatomy behind it, about the proportions, about the shapes, about the way it can move and the angles it can produce etc, you can learn much faster and also have a better understanding of it. 

The same applies for colour theory, lighting, paint mixing, whatever it is! You can draw the same reference over and over again, but you won’t actually learn much if you don’t take the time to understand WHY different lighting changes the mood of things or HOW to mix a certain colour. 

Take the time to try to understand it, even read up on it and learn the theory. If you do this and actually study whatever it is you’re trying to learn, coupled with drawing and practicing continuously to apply your knowledge, you’ll be well on your way to improving!

anonymous asked:

Idk if you want requests or anything but could you draw Pidge in one of your favorite outfits that you own???

Hi there!
This is actually really funny because I JUST drew Pidge in one of my favorite dresses but I really didn’t like how it came out? But I’ll post it here anyway since you asked!


there’s…there’s not a rule that says I can’t draw Reaper and Soldier 76 in my Louis XIV humanformers AU just to have Megatron get all competitive about who’s the best couple haha. Soooo enjoy this…idk…Reaper76 versus MegOP thing set in musketeer era, I guess. Also any man looks 120% more handsome with a musketeer mustache so Jack is getting one too.

anonymous asked:

For the drawing request thing, maybe some Kunimi x Oikawa?

i dunno if u randomly requested this but I….actually like this ship now. omg what have u done. thank u for introducing it to me!!! adds one more ship to my rarepair list

speaking of rarepairs, it is apparently @oikawararepairweek in a few days lol just in time

i keep on drawing comics for most of the requests I have HELP
also idk if this comic makes sense lmao I drew it yesterday then forgot how the dialogue was supposed to go

edit: I should probably mention that the font size is 13 and the line spacing is 1 for the typesetting lmao oikuni numbers hahaha

mrsklemzak  asked:

More tidbits pls? Gonna put your blog on notify. :D

haha sure! i mean, i’m just recalling snippets of things she said while she was sketching but

  • coach’s first name is richard and that is indeed why bitty’s middle name is richard
  • jack is loosely based off of sidney crosby in that ngozi wanted to see what it would be like if she ruined his life (sort of, see previous post)
  • bad bob is supposed to be wayne gretzky, basically
  • pretty much everyone on the team comes from some sort of privilege because let’s face it hockey is an expensive sport. even the bittles are distinctly not-poor because coach is a football coach in the south and that is a thing
  • ransom’s parents are super educated; i think at least his mother is a scientist
  • lardo is a first generation american; chowder is not. his parents met at samwell
  • shitty’s parents met at andover and immediately fell in love; shitty’s childhood was a push-pull of her, very liberal, wanting to make sure he grew up aware of his privilege and him, rich legacy, wanting shitty to uphold that legacy
  • zimmermann is spelled with two ‘n’s to make him distinct from george zimmerman
  • bitty was originally supposed to be a prep school kid from connecticut (laughing so hard because i am in fact from connecticut)
  • bitty grew less intense and jack grew more intense during the conception phase
  • there was a fascinating discussion about jack and kent’s names and nicknames: they each sort of have three tiers from casual to intimate (zimmermann - jack - zimms and kent - parse - kenny, i believe). when they usually talk they are in the middle at jack & parse. when they are pissed at each other it’s zimmermann & kent. when they are having more intimate conversation it’s zimms & kenny
  • from last livestream: bitty would be something like a jigglypuff if he were a pokemon. if he were a trainer he would totally have like a level 70 charmander he wouldn’t make evolve. jack would have something like a growlithe and also a gyarados and would probably legitimately think gyarados was cute. he’d think it was weird bitty didn’t have a charizard by now and his team would be mostly intimidating pokemon. (i may or may not have spent like 3 solid hours trying to make jack and bitty’s perfect teams from the original 150 because who has time for anything else now really)
  • parse is a slytherin
  • jack is not that good at photography and probably knows it, but he doesn’t care
  • bad bob’s friends actually call him ‘bobby’
  • holster and ransom have a fuck-ton of sisters between them lol
  • jack has a hard time letting anyone in and that includes shitty (i.e. there are things about him even shitty does not know)

but probably the best and most important piece of information is that, in the spirit of stanford’s tree, samwell’s mascot is a fucking dancing well. like the kind you draw water from. idk how canon ngozi actually intended that to be, but the sketch she drew was PRICELESS (and she said it’d go up somewhere)


“Fortunate Son” from Ao3 by @anna-droid
didn’t draw this from the actual fic but i enjoyed reading it

a thing I drew for my own au lol cause I’m way too deep in it

I’m bad at lighting but idc

ah fun fact tho this part of the actual fic hasn’t been posted yet and I don’t remember…when this happens but we’ll get there eventually I just really wanted to draw the boys taking a nap after writing this part