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    Cardboard_Cat's new avatar

    Ah, hello there!

    I had thought about making an avatar myself for a while now, because my old one was nagging my consciousness, since the image was actually stolen from a Chinese blogger under the name toshiya86.

     
    I started out with drawing a sketch on a plain piece of paper, I used myself as a reference. I thereafter scanned the drawing in, with a HP Deskjet Ink Advantage K209 printer. I opened Painttool SAI and cleaned the sketch up with a Bamboo Pen & Touch tablet, by tracing the lines that I had sketched with a Pen, size 1. I coloured everything in with the Marker tool (Which I do not recommend, since you don't draw at full opacity which can cause quite a lot of frustrations when finishing your drawing) and used Gimp to add the little details, like the text on her shirt.

    Quite a simple process, right?


    While you're here, would you please consider answering a few questions? If yes, how does it look and how can I improve? Should I keep the old avatar?

    If you decide to answer the questions above, be sure to give proper constructive criticism.


    Last edited by Cardboard_Cat; 03-14-2015 at 06:35 PM.

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    It's fine...
    Kinda don't like the human thing thou idky

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    The sketch out itself looks great, but I would suggest moving away from the tony hawk skate font and more towards a cartoonist font. Old avi looks great but doesn't really fit the vibe of your username.

     
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    I like it. I like your style and the design. Definitely prefer it to the old one. GJ.

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    Oh shit wasent I ment to shade that for you lol totally forgot

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    Quote Originally Posted by KillTheNoise View Post
    Oh shit wasent I ment to shade that for you lol totally forgot
    Hah, no worries! I think that it has its charm you know, it reflects my abilities quite perfectly. But if you're still interested in shading it, give me a heads up!

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    I really like it. It has a nice personal touch to it. The proportions seem well done and I like the style. The positioning of the arms seem a little unnatural, the right arm seems bent a little and the left arm seems really stiff and locked to the side of his body, although that may be due to there being a lack of shading.
    I feel that there should be some folds/creases on the armpits/sleeves of the shirt.

    For example, look at the sleeves:



    I apologize if I am getting a bit to much into realistic features, as your style seems a lot more cartoony. I just see the image too be a bit flat without shading and folds/creases in certain areas.

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