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REALISM IS NOT LIKE RIDING A BIKE! IT LIES!!!

...So, I've been kind of working my way toward doing this really spiffy character for a friend in realism and had forgotten all the hell that came with that style of art. I'm so used to sketching and such that I had forgotten all the honest to goodness work that went into it. Like the constant applying and un-applying of graphite, the shading from hell, and the knowledge that once again I am so going in blind because I thought it would be a good idea to use a half a dozen different references and their dogs to try to build an original character from scratch! I knew it would be a challenge going in but... seriously?!?!

I am determined though, I'm going to do something awesome with the Love-Child even if I have to eventually scrap what I'm doing now to make something prettier in my comfort zone.

But first!

I'm going to see if I can't make this little experiment pan out.

The bones of it doesn't look too bad, and while the shading is certainly being a nightmare I'm slowly remembering all the little tricks for working around that handicap. It's just... wow.

I suppose this is what I get for working with traditional mediums rather than just saving my money to get all the equipment and programs needed for digital art. :XD:

Go figure.

  • Mood: Rant
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  • Eating: Nothing
  • Drinking: Water

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Reborn-Chan
is a free spirit.
Artist | Hobbyist | Traditional Art
United States
Current Residence: La La Land
Favourite genre of music: Christian, Pop, R&B, Some Alternative Rock
Favorite Fictional Characters: Pitch Black, Jack Frost, Jareth, Ichigo Kurosaki
Personal Quote: "Could you point me to the nearest Union? My brain just went on strike."
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leamatte Featured By Owner Nov 24, 2014  Professional General Artist
Thank you for the watch and the favs!
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Reborn-Chan Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're more than welcome! Your kittens are absolutely adorable! :3
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Felosoraptor Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Student Photographer
Thanks for the fave on Fairy Goo by Felosoraptor
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Reborn-Chan Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!
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fanastyfinder Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the fave! :iconspazhugplz:
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Reborn-Chan Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome!
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Sumi-Sprite Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! 83
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Reborn-Chan Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome! I love your stories! -Shi
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neir-2-you Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2013
:D Thanks for the fave!! ^v^)b
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Reborn-Chan Featured By Owner Oct 20, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're welcome!
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