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Discussion in 'Smeargle's Studio' started by elcheeso, Jun 25, 2011.

  1. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Welcome to my underwhelming art thread! I've been debating whether it's worth putting up for awhile now, but I figure that this is probably the quickest way for me to get feedback on my pics. I enjoy drawing and I'd really like to improve (or at least get more efficient at it)... so feel free to comment and/or criticise!

    PS: Ignore the shitty thread title.

    FEATURED: Realistic woobat! No longer my best piece of work, but still cute and I'm too lazy to change it.

    INDEX: Oldest to newest + picture sets.
    Long eared jerboa
    Flareon. My oldest digital pokemon pic.
    WIP: Jolteon

    BFFA: Drifloon vs Whimsicott
    BFFA: Jynx vs Drowzee
    BFFA: Emboar vs oshawott
    BFFA: Scyther vs Dragonite
    BFFA: Pinsir vs mankey
    BFFA: Politoed vs Lopunny
    Floating Drifloon
    Round animals: Owl
    Round animals: Goat
    Round animals: Jerboa
    Round animals: Pikachu
    Round animals: Togekiss
    Round animals: Cow
    Round animals: Purugly
    Round animals: Rattata
    Round animals: Ambipom
    Round animals: Grumpig
    Round animals: Spoink
    Round animals: House Stark heraldry
    Round animals: House Baratheon heraldry
    Round animals: House Arryn heraldry
    Realistic woobat
    Flying woobat
    Togepi loves to hug
    Mareep and Togepi
    Shiny Metagross and Scizor
    Sculpture: Jigglypuff
    MAC: Storm bats
    Sculpture: Togepi
    MAC: Problem, Charizard?
    Collab with PSG: Spring pokemon
    Collab with NJ: Archeops
    Secret Santa #2
    Realistic ampharos
    WIP: Shedinja sketch
    WIP: Vigoroth sketch
    Realistic shedinja

    Realistic shedinja watches you while you sleep.

    Pokemon center cadeceus
    Baby pokemon doodles
    MAC: Lady Jynx
    Watercolour(ish) Squirtle
    Mobster Squirtle
    A4A: Palkia vs Blissey
    Derpy Christian Bale
    Christie Brinkley
    WoW gryphon
    A friend
    WIP: WoW drake and whelp
    CAP3 design
    Pokefusions: Nidofetch'd
    Pokefusions: Doras
    Pokefusions: Manpoke
    MAC: Om nom
    Some guy
    LoZ dark lizalfos
    Baking Adventures: Owl cake pops 1
    Baking Adventures: Owl cake pops 2

    Baking Adventures: You use Eat on burger cupcake. It's super effective!

    MAC: Growlithe
    WIP: WoW farm pic
    Facebook Keldeo and pals
    Collab with Bummer: Goodfellas tournament
    Pokefusions: Charbat
    A4T: OU cavalry
    WIP: Bundaberg distillery
    Collab with NJ: Legendary foo-dogs
    Baking Adventures: Deformed baboon cake pops 1
    Baking Adventures: Deformed baboon cake pops 2
    A4T: UU All gens tournament
    OU hub: Potato of the week
    Ubers hub: Creation of Mewtwo
    A4T: ADV users only tournament
    Pokefusions: Raipuff
    Pokefusions: Blastsian
    Pokefusions: Arcabat
    Patamon speedpaint
    Happiny and Togepi speedpaint
    The Competitor: Garchomp and scrafty
    Pokemon redesign: Tepig
    Pokemon redesign: Pignite
    Pokemon redesign: Emboar
    Gunnerkrigg Court fanart

    McMeghan's trophy avatar

    Smeargle card project: Two of Diamonds, Sableye

    Extreme Pokemon Makeover: Regirock
    Extreme Pokemon Makeover: Regice
    Extreme Pokemon Makeover: Registeel
    The Competitor: Cryonicles vs Tigers
    CAP4 Prevo design stage 1
    CAP4 Prevo design stage 1 back
    CAP4 Prevo design stage 2
    CAP5 Design 1, sup freudian imagery
    CAP5 Design 2
    CAP5 Design 3, cauliram 1
    CAP5 Cauliram 2
    CAP5 Cauliram 3
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 1
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 2
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 3
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 4
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 5
    CAP5 Supplemental Cauliram art 6
    CAP5 cornmon size
    CAP5 Malaconda painted
    CAP5 Malaconda sprites
    CAP4 Prevo sprites
    VGC Hub header
    Sketches/cartoonifying myself for a nuzlocke
    A4T: The Metagame Tweak
    Tauros/Miltank/Bouffalant Prevo: Calfpint/Moo
    The Competitor: Firemage's avatar
    The Competitor: Governess' avatar
    The Competitor: sirndpt's avatar
    The Competitor: Stone Cold's avatar
    The Competitor: sandshrewz' avatar
    The Competitor: vinc's avatar
    LC Hub header
    LC Hub links
    collab with Bummer and paintseagull: Sketch
    collab with Bummer and paintseagull: lineart
    collab with Bummer and paintseagull: painting
    MAC #24: Retyping
    CAP5 Prevo design
    PS sprites: Quilladin front
    PS sprites: Quilladin back PS sprites: Frogadier front
    PS sprites: Tyrantrum back
    PS sprites: Aurorus back lineart
    PS sprites: Vivillon polar recolour
    Final Fantasy XIV pudgy puk
    XY Hub header
    Secret Santa failed to submit avatar - Don't be this person!
    Secret Santa 2013 gift to macle
    Secret Santa 2013 backup gift to Hollymon


    A4T: Battle Factory
    The Competitor: Bad Ass' avatar
    The Competitor: cbt's avatar
    The Competitor: Firemage's new avatar
    The Competitor: Heist's avatar
    The Competitor: BKC's avatar
    Super cute orphaned baby microbat I found and took a shitty picture of
    PS Competition: Mamoswine retyping fighting/dragon
    Facebook Competition: Koffing
    World of Warcraft troll skull
    World of Warcraft talbuk sketches World of Warcraft talbuk painting

    Baking Adventures: Homosexual Bee Swarm
    Baking Adventures: Homosexual Bee Guts 1
    Baking Adventures: Homosexual Bee Guts 2
    Smogon Tumblr: Garchomp
    CAP6 Design: Camelmon
    PS Interview avatar rileydelete
    PS Interview avatar Nani Man

    Smog art

    Smog #23: Scramble Challange
    Smog #23: RitterCat's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Kevin Garrett's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Fatecrasher's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Swaggersaurus's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Bummer's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Birkal's JaP avatar
    Smog #23: Danmire's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #23: jas61292's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #23: Windsong's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #23: Superpowerdude's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #23: Layell's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #24: Featured LC: Tirtouga
    Smog #24: Stars of RBY
    Smog #24: Gen 6 speculation
    Smog #25: A taste of sand in LC
    Smog #25: RU RMT
    Smog #25: Sandshrewz' PokeTour avatar
    Smog #25: Level-51's PokeTour avatar
    Smog #26: Best new pokemon of GSC: Skarmory
    Smog #26: Best new pokemon of GSC: Tyranitar
    Smog #27: Top 10 things that ruined pokemon
    Smog #28: Incredible Edibles
    Smog #29: NU Spotlight: Jynx
    Smog #29: Banned but not forgotten
    Smog #29: Letter from the Editor avatar
    Smog #30: My Arterview avatar
    Smog #30: Bummer's Arterview avatar
    Smog #31: Forgotten Pokemon
    Smog #31: XY NU Spotlight: The terrible Mr Mime
    Smog #32: Worldwide Vivillons 1
    Smog #32: Worldwide Vivillons 2
    Smog #34: Viable Families

    Favourite pokemon meme

    Pokemon fav meme: Volcarona
    Pokemon fav meme: Woobat
    Pokemon fav meme: Umbreon
    Pokemon fav meme: Bouffalant
    Pokemon fav meme: Spheal
    Pokemon fav meme: Palpitoad
    Pokemon fav meme: Ho-oh
    Pokemon fav meme: Drifloon

    And to conclude... steeldix and his two friends.
    Last edited: Aug 6, 2014
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  2. Ice-cold Claws

    Ice-cold Claws

    Oct 10, 2010
    Grats on making your very own art thread! Knew your art would be great, judging by your spriting abilities. :toast:
    But hey...an artist with varied styles! Likey. The art is so much more interesting to watch.
    Though Vaporeon looks like he gained the Insomnia ability. He's got dark rings around the eyes o_o
    Luvdisc'd. And there should be more to come.

    ...inb4 cute owl
  3. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Thanks Ice! I know what you mean with the vaporeon, I think I originally had it with eyes like flareon's, then changed it and messed with the shading for... some reason. Let's pretend it represents the sleep deprivation I had back in '09 when it was drawn!

    Anyway, I don't know whether I should just update these into the OP or just leave them here... or whether hide tags are needed. Better safe than sorry, I guess! Here's a couple more pics, an obese jerboa in the round animal set, and something I created in a hurry for the battle FFA thread before Yilx stepped in with his own pic. Let this be a lesson to everyone, reserving is a pretty good idea!

    Lopunny gets sad in the rain (open)


    The fattest jerboa is also the happiest (open)

  4. internet

    internet social forums is a real tier
    is a Forum Moderator

    Dec 13, 2009
    that politoed




  5. chocolate-kipp


    Sep 18, 2010
    second ICC's DRIFLOON SQUEEEE because that is just too cute for words omg

    I really liked the stuff you posted for the BFFA thread and the rest of these are pretty great. Eeveelutions aww. Maybe try doing the rest?

    Anyway I am quite satisfied with this thread.
  6. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Yeah... lots of my pics have issues with uh, soulless creeper/raepface. Seems on par for any pic involving lopunny though, tbh.

    Also, thanks Kipp! I had originally planned to do the entire eeveelution set in that style... but each of the pics takes forever to get through, since I basically just use photoshop like MS paint with layers. Here's where I got to on jolteon before giving up.

    Jolteon has since been confined to a wheelchair after breaking its neck turning at that angle (open)


    I've also got another oooold pic, this or flareon was my first tablet pic (though I'm 90% sure it was flareon). While I was pretty happy with how the fur turned out, almost everything else went horribly wrong. The legs... the ears... the head sitting at a bizarre angle... the complete lack of soul in it's eyes. /sadfase



    Finally, here's a few more in the fat pokemon/animal category. I really like making these since they're simple and tend to turn out fairly cute. Not all of them can escape the raepface, though (the togekiss I'm working on atm seems to have that issue).

    Obesechu needs to lay off the rice cakes (open)


    Damn goats and horses for their creepy pupils (open)


    Cows don't really need fattening up (open)


    Alternative cow (open)


    Kind of wanted to get some opinions about the last two, personally I like the cow without the hooves (even though it needs some cleaning up), but I need a plainer background (think along the lines of shirts). I was thinking a solid yellow but with a simple brown fence around the cow. Thoughts? Which cow is better?
  7. RitterCat

    is an Artistis a Forum Moderatoris a Smogon Media Contributoris a Contributor Alumnus

    Aug 28, 2010
    AWWWW those chubby pokes are adorable
    Can I have a chubby Purugly (verry cute please)
    Thankyou in advance, and good luck for your arting in the future
  8. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Well, I completed the fattest purugly around and a couple of other 'mons. Enjoy!

    PS: How many of these have you collected now anyway, RitterCat? :O


    Fattata is hiding in the tall grass (open)


    Togekiss somehow manages to stay aloft despite being huge (open)


    The finalised cow (open)


    Finally, here's a pic of a panda and penguin I threw together for a friend a year or more ago, non-obese style. Nothing special.

    A penguin with a neckbeard (open)

  9. RitterCat

    is an Artistis a Forum Moderatoris a Smogon Media Contributoris a Contributor Alumnus

    Aug 28, 2010
    So. Cute. Oh. My. God.
    Can I have it in avatar size please around the head?

    Also, I have 15 different Purugly pictures drawn by 13 different artists.
  10. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Whoops, thought I had posted these earlier. Got one with the bg and one transparent, hopefully the quality/size isn't too bad.


  11. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Ugh, been falling off the bandwagon as far as posting goes lately (not that anyone really cares). But yeah, I've done a few more things lately (mostly non-pokemon related) that I find carries a certain level of shame for some reason I can't quite fathom (I'd understand it, maybe, if drawing pokemon felt similarly shameful).

    TL;DR: Woobat for that crazy meme and obese-style A Song of Ice and Fire heraldry.


    House Stark really should change their words to "I've made a huge mistake" (open)


    House Baratheon needs more likable people. Also this ribbon needs work (open)


    Ignore what I said about the Baratheons. House Arryn literally has no one worth rooting for (open)


    Writing in ribbons is tough. ;-;
  12. dingram


    Nov 22, 2010
    These are great pictures. I'm curious, what image editing software do you use?
  13. blastoiseboy19


    Nov 23, 2010
    These are quite good. :D I especially like the fat animals. Makes me feel better about myself. :D lol jk
  14. Al_Alchemist

    Al_Alchemist Physics and Math \O/
    is a Past SPL Champion

    Nov 4, 2007
    Holy FUCKING SHIT that's cute !_!

    Drifloon choking that bitch was pretty funny too, good stuff man!
  15. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Thanks all. :D

    Dingram, sorry for not answering earlier... didn't want to bump the thread without pics to post (and of course I got a new desk so I can't draw for awhile until I can get some sort of extension cable for my tablet)... but anyway. I use a pre-release version of photoshop cs5, but not very effectively. It's more like ms paint with layers for me.

    Anyway, here's an old and kinda shitty pic I did alongside the panda/penguin from earlier. I'd kinda prefer to put up my shitty msn doodles but I'm guessing not many people would be interested in them.

    This skunk used to have hair like Vanilla Ice. /shudder (open)

  16. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    Woo. Bumping for great justice. Finally got some new art done. I wanted to work on making feathers/plumage look a bit more realistic and mostly failed, but /shrug. Outline shamelessly stolen from some pic off google with some editing done, rest is all me.

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  17. Todris052


    Mar 7, 2011
    You're more than amazing. In EVERYTHING - BFFA, Sprites, Draws, espacilly the ballmons. Can you please please PLEASE make a Ball Ambipom?
  18. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    You know, I did up an ambiloon before realising that you were talking about the obesemons. /fail. Oh well, I'll see what I can do. I'll post ambiloon up in the spriting thread if you wanna check that out.
  19. Shining_Latios


    May 5, 2010
    These are good and I loved the one when Drifloon was chosing the other Pokemon (forget name).
  20. NatGeo

    NatGeo ¡Órale!
    is a Contributor Alumnus

    Sep 4, 2010
    Some really good stuff you have here! I really like the style you drew Vaporeon and friends, I'm looking forward to your interpretation of the other Eeveelutions!

    On that note, I would like to see an Umbreon :3
  21. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    K, here's that fat ambipom. Simple designs ftw.


    Also NatGeo, I'll see what I can do about the umbreon... problem is that it's been years since I worked with that style and it took me forever to get anything done due to it being really bloody inefficient. I'll probably try out a smaller version and see how it goes, though.
  22. Todris052


    Mar 7, 2011
    D'AWWWWWWWW!!!!! I love you forever. Would've made an Avatar, but I like mine too much, sorry.
  23. NatGeo

    NatGeo ¡Órale!
    is a Contributor Alumnus

    Sep 4, 2010
    For some reason that Ambipom reminds me of Hamtaro / Super Monkey Ball

    But it's just so cute so cute so cute so cute so cute

  24. elcheeso

    is an Artist Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnus

    May 3, 2011
    :O! This isn't really the best attempt at the original style, but I tried. I really can't remember how I did this stuff originally. Hopefully it looks decent, at least.

  25. Paradoxus


    Apr 3, 2011
    Can I have a Cute Ball Shiny Grumpig with extra cuteness and cute on the side in avvy form?

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