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Professor Smeargle: Digital Art Tutorial / Tutoring Thread

Discussion in 'Smeargle's Studio' started by Chou Toshio, May 4, 2011.

  1. elcheeso

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    Oh derp. I knew I'd seen it recently... though I could've sworn the other website was in english. O.O

    Edit: Nvm, googling it came up with the english version. That was easy! Thanks dude.
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    HA! You wish. I'm gonna make a bigger, even more retarded cow next ;D
    Or maybe just a dugtrio :p
  3. Orugos

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    Here's another great resource: http://www.scott-eaton.com/category/bodies-in-motion
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    Could someone please make a how to draw pokemon for Paint? I don't own paint shop pro!
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  6. Furosuto

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    I use paint for serious artwork.... well at least the sprites. So you are saying there is a free paint shop pro i can download????
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    yeah, i even gave you the link

    and i didnt mean sprites in my previous post, sorry if that wasnt clear
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    I've run gimp and CS4 in the past and I must say as long as what you're doing isn't too intensive, gimp is much more user-friendly. The interface is a lot easier to you and you still have all of the layer options among other things at your disposal.

    So, if I were looking into buying a tablet, what model is best? Looking in the neighborhood of $100-130, I have a friend who likes Wacom and that seems to be the consensus here.
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    Wacom has good tablets. The one I bought was a Wacom Bamboo Pen and Touch for 100 dollars, but I dunno how much it would cost in other states/countries. It came with Bamboo Dock which has some fun games/tools/simple sketchpad stuff, as well as Photoshop Elements 8. I've only had the tablet since January so I can't say I know how long it lasts but it's still working for me at least, lol.
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    Hi. I'm a guy who has only sketched and sprited stuff his entire life. I know next to nothing on digital painting. What would be of help to me if I wanted to scan my sketches and then paint them on the computer?
    And did someone make a digital colouring tutorial? If so, I would love to read it so i can get the basics down.
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    Use Pentool, it's super good for making Pokes!

    I might make a tutorial some time for it
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    I just want to emphasize this. it is the single most important thing I learned when it comes to drawing!

    you are a god. a GOD. i had wondered if there existed something like this, but alas, here it stands in my computer. usually i just copied poses from googling images, but this is going to save me a ton of work
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    Moo I know I've told you this 100000 times on IRC (actually just once) but I would love you forever if you made a pentool tutorial. I would even pet your udders ;)
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    i can confirm this, if you dont have a tablet, then its perfectly fine to scan in your sketches and outline them smoothly with the pen tool, in effect turning your sketches into guidelines for a digital piece, thats what i used to do before i bought a tablet, and it turned out nicely
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    What is a good program for colouring scanned sketches that is FREE? I like how my sketches turn out, but I have to colour them with marker and pencil crayon (not that that is a bad thing) Also, I have tried using imgur to post my creations, but sometimes you have to click a link to get to the drawing or sprite on smogon. Is there a website that you can post your creations on that you don't have to sign up for?
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    i already provided a link for paint shop pro

    ulysses suggested gimp, which is also quite good and can be downloaded here

    as for imgur, ive never had the problem you described, and i always use imgur, are you sure you are correctly posting the link in [​IMG]
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    Can someone make a tutorial for drawing pokemon TRAINERS????
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    Finally made the tutorial!
    This is how I do my art, and if you follow this tutorial right, you'll end up with this:

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    Here it is:
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    Mooo hacking devices are not allowed on Smogon!

    ...jk, nice job dude. Added to the OP
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    also worth noting, the amount of colors you use.
    the more layers of colors you add, and the more shapes, the more defined your vector becomes, and its that much easier to identify and can really bring it to the next level.

    like for aerodactyl, you could hit the shadows on the stomach and whatnot to really bring out the contour of that mass.



    (chou ~ wonderful custom status ^_^)
  21. Moo

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    true, but i just kept it basic for the tutorial, and for the wcop flags :p
  22. Jared

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    Thanks Moo, here is my Gallade
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  23. Moo

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    nice work, keep it up :D
    see chou? no one else cares that it's cheating >=[
  24. Jared

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    Moo, also did a quick Litwick.
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  25. Chou Toshio

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    mooooooooooving right along.... :P

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