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Post Fri Sep 16, 2011 6:56 am

Drawing from the start

Hey, I've never really had any lessons of drawing and I started it without theory. What I want to know are some steps from the beginning that will help me understand this art. I started a few days ago with basic shapes (I found on the internet some tips and until now I didn't even have a clue about basic shapes and so on).
Then I continued with object shading, blind contour study (which I found to be very interesting and funny) and I'll go on with stick figures and negative space study..
Anyone has other advice? Some steps more important? I decided to take everything from the beginning because if I were to draw from thought an animal, for example, I wouldn't manage :oops:
please heeeelp.
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Post Fri Sep 16, 2011 10:59 am

Re: Drawing from the start

Hi Mada,I've had no training either,so,i can only suggest looking at tutorials or take advice from here.
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Post Fri Sep 16, 2011 1:09 pm

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I learnt everything I know from Miss Marple, Phan-Tom, Big B and Mad Russ (so if my drawings suck, it's their fault).
All you need is on this forum (somewhere), "seek and ye shall find"
I would start with learning to grid, the more accurate the line drawing, the better the final piece: [post]http://dueysdrawings.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=3372[/post]


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Post Sat Sep 17, 2011 12:07 am

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not much of us had formal training so your on a good forum just stick with it and youll get better
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Post Sun Sep 18, 2011 8:19 am

Re: Drawing from the start

Thank you guys for your advice. I'll still try though with these elementary things. I'll put a drawing in the drawing section, you can express your opinions on it :D
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