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Discussion in 'Smeargle's Studio' started by Yilx, Apr 17, 2010.

  1. Mos-Quitoxe

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    Hey, drawing in one style for ages is still better than drawing for ages in a style that may not be as nice to look at, take it from me. I tried and failed for years to do traditional pokemon stylee artwork, but then Panty & Stocking and Scott Pilgrim happened, and I found my true calling :D
    Also are those huge resolutions you speak of anywhere over 10,000 pixels? because if so then I admire your ability to keep the entire piece coherent. I end up forgetting what it was I was doing on other parts of the canvas ^^;
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    Nope it's somewhere within 2000-3000 most of the time. I find making the strokes fast and straight the best way to get them straight, doing them slow is only going to make them stagger...

    If I go anywhere above 3000x4000 I think my computer would self-destruct. :adam:
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    Aha, I usually only work at 1000px. Thanks for the tip!
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    Meoletta is easily the best one yet of this series, as it packs much more punch (get it???) with her fierce pose and confident look. And both her and Lilligant have the proper lighting that goes with the background color, so my former complaint is now entirely invalid. I meant to comment about Magnezone earlier, but ssbbm pretty much nailed it.

    Regardless if you keep the original pose and angle of the first image or if you redo it completely, it'll be neat to see your take on it. Although if include electricity effects, I'd suggest you skip the outer glow part seeing as your shading is solid and doesn't have soft edges.
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    The show was amazing, but I sort of assumed that the movies were just as mediocre as every other one based off of a TV Anime. Are they really worth watching?

    PS: Epic art, even if I can't tell what it is.
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    That Maloetta and Lilligant are epic. Your style always gives life to the characters.

    Quick, straight strokes? I tried it out, it is a very fast and fun technique! D: Yet, it requires a brave soul to use. The end result is similar to your line style. Interesting. It's also over twice as fast as my double lightning style. Once mastered, your pen style is superior to any that I have in speed. D:

    Also, when you make the strokes, at what zoom% are you at? Like 25%, 50%, or 100% and what is the brush width?
  7. Yilx

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    100%. width depends on the piece, to be honest...

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  8. Fulgrate

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    Ah, I was drawing at 33%, which would explain why I couldn't get as smooth as lines.

    The fighter gym leader beat that due up good. XD Candice appears afraid.
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    ehehehe I like that picture a lot, I really do <3333
  10. Yilx

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    it's like im in 2004 all over again

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  11. Bummer

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    oh god here we go again
  12. Yilx

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    is that a good or bad thing ?_?
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    The art in itself leaves little to complain about.
  14. Yilx

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    sorry about that i guess :evan:

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    i'll try my best...
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    oh knock it off, it was just a friendly jab, your earlier works has already shown that it's a approach you often take so there's no point to make an issue of it now

    with that said, I like the Steelix, the menacing red reflections on and in his face really makes him look as intimidating as he should be.
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    More great work yilx. I like the liligant. It reminds me of a vocaloid character (judging purely from the facial expression). I cant quite put my finger on who though...

    ....but none the less. Great work :)
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    dat Steelix
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    lol

    molk is gonna die when he sees dat Stunfisk

    love your work Yilx :)
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    /me dies


    LUVDISC :D
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    Wow, never knew someone could make such a derpy Pokemon look so epic. Very nice job, Yilx! :DDD
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    Vocaloid MEIKO

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    Good proportions, nice smooth strokes, excellent lighting, but her face ruined all of that for me. The appearance of her mouth, eyes and nose is so sharp compared to the rest of her body that it seems it was pasted onto a faceless body.

    I hate to be this negative about an image of such quality, but if you nail the face then this will be so much better. Things I can think of to improve it would be to widen her mouth, give her nose better depth (not just an anime angle), and make her eye pupils bigger. Actually, the whole thing could improve if you rotated her face contents 10-20 degrees clockwise.


    also love the Stunfisk. I miss the derpy eyes, but man does it look badass.
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    Wow LOVE that Steelix, one of my favs definitely. The eye and everything and the colours, just yea great!!
  25. Yilx

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    I appreciate this kind of comment the most! Thanks very much, Bummer :) I'll try to see what I Can do to fix it.

    Also, to not make this post so empty, i draw a bakemonogatari.

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