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comment What is wrong with Comic Sans?
It's not a good design choice to use comic-sans, simply because there is a massive, well-known and widespread prejudice against it (not saying anything about the merit of that prejudice). As such, a significant proportion or your audience will be concentrating on the font you used, and will not be able to concentrate on your actual content.
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comment How can I represent “fast” or “Fastest” in a logo? Any successful examples?
A google image search for 'fast logo' contains tonnes of useful examples.
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accepted I'm trying to make my character look big, strong, and imposing, but it always ends up cute and fat. What am I doing wrong?
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comment How to improve angle and proportion perception?
Sure, I wasn't suggesting you re-read the book. Once you've read it (or even just bits of it), the concept is pretty easy to grasp. Just suggesting that even though the concept is easy, putting it into practice takes a lot of ... practice. Conscious practice. Doing what Noah C suggests, while keeping Edwards' teachings in mind is probably the best possible solution. So, my answer probably isn't the best for you, but hopefully it will be useful to others :)
Sep
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comment How to improve angle and proportion perception?
@K.L.: Certainly, your art is excellent by most standards. But there's not a triangle nose barrier that you can beat and be done with. It's an on-going struggle. For example look at the difference between the folds under the breast in your example. You've drawn a squiggle that's only vaguely similar to the same part in the photo. It looks fine, because it's not a major part of the image, but if you focus on it out of context, it looks nothing like a folded and pinched piece of black cloth. Your brain has made you draw what it thinks it saw, instead of what it actually saw.
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answered How to improve angle and proportion perception?
Jul
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comment How to capture likeness in a portrait?
yes, @BillyNair! You could probably make a whole answer on caricature.
Jul
15
comment How to capture likeness in a portrait?
For what it's worth, I think the likeness is quite good in this image. The main things throwing me are the eyebrows (too dark), and the jaw, which would probably be fixed by shading the beard. The shoulder shapes are also making the head look lower, and more submissive, I think.
Jul
15
revised Is there a way to show areas not covered by any layers in GIMP?
Add image, clarify title.
Jul
15
comment Texture with simple brushes/traditional media
Might be worth adding some examples of textures that you'd like to emulate.
Jul
15
comment Is there a way to show areas not covered by any layers in GIMP?
@BASILIO: ah, ok. I don't know of an easy way to do that. I added that image to the question for you.
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suggested suggested edit on Is there a way to show areas not covered by any layers in GIMP?
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comment How to study anatomy as an artist?
If you provide an example sketch (possibly in another question), and describe the specific parts that you aren't happy with, you'll probably get some quite good feed back, as I did here.