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Deux
01-01-2005, 06:58 PM
Hello,
I'm new to doing art work and just got a genius 8x6 tablet and sketched these 2 drawings. I have no idea where to go from here and was hoping that some here might be able to help me. I know I am standing in the shadow of giants here and the only way I can improve is with critique, so go ahead I don't mind :)

I write games for a living and now have decided to give this side of things a try.

http://www.liesl.org/erick/erickfalling_small.jpg

http://www.liesl.org/erick/ericknew1_small.jpg
http://www.liesl.org/ericknew1_small.jpg

simonjaap
01-01-2005, 08:51 PM
Looks like a funny man, but you need to make more depth in the colors, in modern comics the characters dont have flat colors but a lil bit shadow.

These two little drawings are not enough for good critics though, I see drawings like this all the time so you need to seperate your work from other cartoons.

Deux
01-02-2005, 03:20 AM
Thanks $imon, I will apply shadows today, I see what you mean, it will definately add more depth.


When you mean seperate, you mean I should try a different style ?

pangu
01-03-2005, 11:55 AM
maybe you should varity the width of the lines: all the same, looks a bit boring..?!

Terkonn
01-03-2005, 06:36 PM
Objects and backgrounds give lots of depth to an image. With your picture having only one person and nothing else, it seems really boring and lifeless.

idiot box
01-03-2005, 10:14 PM
The only advice I can offere you now is to keep drawing, I started drawing 4 months ago, and started workin with a Wacom 2 months ago. Just kep practicing, studying anatomy and the way everything works.

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