Author Topic: Artist Rants  (Read 12050 times)

0 Members and 2 Guests are viewing this topic.

Offline Stormy ☆

  • He is small like a tiny little baby
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 2892
  • Cookies: 197
  • I'll make it to the moon if I have to crawl
    • DeviantArt - basilbaph
    • FurAffinity - basilbaph
  • Fursona Species: corgi
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #220 on: February 06, 2017, 03:50:42 pm »
I've had no energy to draw lately and I'm disappointed
  • Flag - usa
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his

There he go
☀ I'll brush aside the dim to make way for the bright ☀
my mind 24/7

Offline Aoki

  • Snow Enthusiast
  • Forum Elder
  • *
  • Posts: 8424
  • Cookies: 754
  • Merry Chrysler
    • FurAffinity - batroo
    • Twitter - aokibatroo
  • Fursona Species: Batroo (bat + kangaroo)
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #221 on: February 06, 2017, 04:45:22 pm »
Zagan's design has been a bit iffy for me lately
I may change him a bit
  • Site Donor
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Award - Graphic Artist

Offline Dolly

  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1337
  • Cookies: 79
  • King Thranduil is coolest
    • FurAffinity - zazanga
  • Fursona Species: Rabbit
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #222 on: February 07, 2017, 12:03:09 am »
I'm really excited to get a tablet, but it's going to be a while and I'm have trouble being patient. On a similar note, drawing a traditional reference sheet is giving me problems because it's so difficult to properly mirror an image.
  • Pride Flag - bisexual
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
pet me please                                   ENFP

Offline Hieroglyph

  • Lover of snow, Vilous, and languages
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1790
  • Cookies: 126
  • Fursona Species: Artificially-created creature/monster
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #223 on: February 17, 2017, 03:58:41 pm »
Why can I never draw exactly what I see in my head
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt gold
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - homoflexible
  • Pride Flag - polysexual
  • Pronouns: He/him or they/them
  • Award - Graphic Artist


[ 4w5 - Otherkin - Pescetarian - Agnostic ]
Icon is from OMORI, a game by Omocat

Offline Aoki

  • Snow Enthusiast
  • Forum Elder
  • *
  • Posts: 8424
  • Cookies: 754
  • Merry Chrysler
    • FurAffinity - batroo
    • Twitter - aokibatroo
  • Fursona Species: Batroo (bat + kangaroo)
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #224 on: February 17, 2017, 04:01:07 pm »
Hands
Just
HANDS
  • Site Donor
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Award - Graphic Artist

Offline ☆Sugar☆

  • Swerve
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 2486
  • Cookies: 166
  • pls don’t pm
    • DeviantArt - SugarLonghorn
    • Twitter - NoNotExactly
  • Fursona Species: Longhorn
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #225 on: February 18, 2017, 12:27:45 pm »
Someone said my drawings weren't furry enough to count as furry art
like how does a drawing of an anthro cow not count as furry art lmao
  • Flag - xmaslight
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Offline Dolly

  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1337
  • Cookies: 79
  • King Thranduil is coolest
    • FurAffinity - zazanga
  • Fursona Species: Rabbit
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #226 on: February 18, 2017, 12:57:53 pm »
Someone said my drawings weren't furry enough to count as furry art
like how does a drawing of an anthro cow not count as furry art lmao

Yea people thinking that only canines are furries is total bs.

I have no idea how to draw the right anthro hands.
  • Pride Flag - bisexual
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
pet me please                                   ENFP

Offline BerryCake550

  • Stock Image Smuggler
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1603
  • Cookies: 128
  • chocolate macandeeum
  • Fursona Species: Hairless Chihuahua
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #227 on: February 18, 2017, 01:00:55 pm »
Someone said my drawings weren't furry enough to count as furry art
like how does a drawing of an anthro cow not count as furry art lmao

Yea people thinking that only canines are furries is total bs.

I have no idea how to draw the right anthro hands.
Here's an old reference I used:
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - androgynous
  • Pride Flag - genderqueer
"I never set out to be weird, it was always other people who called me weird" - Frank Zappa

:shrimp:

Offline ☆Sugar☆

  • Swerve
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 2486
  • Cookies: 166
  • pls don’t pm
    • DeviantArt - SugarLonghorn
    • Twitter - NoNotExactly
  • Fursona Species: Longhorn
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #228 on: February 18, 2017, 01:01:30 pm »
when your art is reblogged by porn bots
  • Flag - xmaslight
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Offline Aoki

  • Snow Enthusiast
  • Forum Elder
  • *
  • Posts: 8424
  • Cookies: 754
  • Merry Chrysler
    • FurAffinity - batroo
    • Twitter - aokibatroo
  • Fursona Species: Batroo (bat + kangaroo)
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #229 on: February 18, 2017, 01:55:30 pm »
I need to find a way to draw opossum snouts easier
  • Site Donor
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Award - Graphic Artist

Offline BerryCake550

  • Stock Image Smuggler
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1603
  • Cookies: 128
  • chocolate macandeeum
  • Fursona Species: Hairless Chihuahua
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #230 on: February 18, 2017, 02:01:49 pm »
I need to find a way to draw opossum snouts easier
Here's something that'll hopefully help

If we look at a few references, we can come to the conclusion that their facial shape is of a triangle:





All you need to do is experiment with using a smaller triangle as the base of your sketch, I tend to use triangles when drawing Regal a lot, I simply smooth out the rough corners and I start the line art

However, if you don't want to your sona to be anatomically correct, then bend the rules and experiment with long snouts and shapes

Hope this helped
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - androgynous
  • Pride Flag - genderqueer
"I never set out to be weird, it was always other people who called me weird" - Frank Zappa

:shrimp:

Offline Mystic

  • Christmas cow
  • Administrator
  • *
  • Posts: 11509
  • Cookies: 831
  • Merry and Bright
    • FurAffinity - MysticSolstice
    • Twitter - MysticSolstice
  • Fursona Species: Cow
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #231 on: February 18, 2017, 02:55:03 pm »
When people critique your stuff on your for sale post *thumbs up emoji*. Because that totally makes people want to buy my stuff. I also love how they critiqued the caracal because I missed a natural marking but the space leopard with wings and crazy colors was a ok
  • Award - Beta Tester
  • Flag - canada
  • Site Donor
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pride Flag - asexual
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
  • Award - Graphic Artist

| ToyHou.se | ThisCrush | Q&A |
Icon by CupcakeCreature | Signature by Red Velvet

Offline Serana

  • Local Vampire Queen
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 3258
  • Cookies: 248
  • I don't bite...hard
    • DeviantArt - WolfGodess12
    • FurAffinity - SnowFeline
    • Twitter - SnowFelineArts
    • Weasyl - SnowFeline
  • Fursona Species: Pig of somesort
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #232 on: February 18, 2017, 03:04:23 pm »
When people critique your stuff on your for sale post *thumbs up emoji*. Because that totally makes people want to buy my stuff. I also love how they critiqued the caracal because I missed a natural marking but the space leopard with wings and crazy colors was a ok

Yeah I'm totally fine with critique but I don't think critiquing adopts or commissions is the time and place to do it :/
Haven't had the problem myself but I cringe every time I see it on an adopt for sale or on a finished commission. It makes people not want to buy or feel their commission they payed for isn't good enough even though they loved it.

---------------------------

Why can't I get the motivation to draw when I actually need it :'3 I got three trades, a commission to do and my motivation just went poof x.x
  • Flag - usa
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - demisexual
  • Pride Flag - bisexual
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

AKA Nagi, feel free to call me whatever.
Proud Otherkin and slightly ashamed Fictionkin
Don't take things I say very seriously, I tend to joke around.

|FurAffinity / ToyHou.se / Tumblr / ThisCrush|

Offline Dolly

  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1337
  • Cookies: 79
  • King Thranduil is coolest
    • FurAffinity - zazanga
  • Fursona Species: Rabbit
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #233 on: February 18, 2017, 04:42:20 pm »
-snip-

I have no idea how to draw the right anthro hands.
Here's an old reference I used:

Wow I actually tried this and it's quite helpful. Idk why I couldn't find one for paws in this style, it was all just hands with paw pads.
  • Pride Flag - bisexual
  • Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
pet me please                                   ENFP

Offline BerryCake550

  • Stock Image Smuggler
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1603
  • Cookies: 128
  • chocolate macandeeum
  • Fursona Species: Hairless Chihuahua
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #234 on: February 18, 2017, 04:43:54 pm »
-snip-

I have no idea how to draw the right anthro hands.
Here's an old reference I used:

Wow I actually tried this and it's quite helpful. Idk why I couldn't find one for paws in this style, it was all just hands with paw pads.

Pinterest is your friend, I have one and would get anthro tutorials and references recommended to me all the time
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - androgynous
  • Pride Flag - genderqueer
"I never set out to be weird, it was always other people who called me weird" - Frank Zappa

:shrimp:

Offline Stormy ☆

  • He is small like a tiny little baby
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 2892
  • Cookies: 197
  • I'll make it to the moon if I have to crawl
    • DeviantArt - basilbaph
    • FurAffinity - basilbaph
  • Fursona Species: corgi
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #235 on: February 18, 2017, 05:20:04 pm »
so much stuff to draw, so little time
  • Flag - usa
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his

There he go
☀ I'll brush aside the dim to make way for the bright ☀
my mind 24/7

Offline BerryCake550

  • Stock Image Smuggler
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1603
  • Cookies: 128
  • chocolate macandeeum
  • Fursona Species: Hairless Chihuahua
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #236 on: February 19, 2017, 12:54:08 am »
Me at night: comes up with brilliant ideas and characters

Me during the day: wut
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - androgynous
  • Pride Flag - genderqueer
"I never set out to be weird, it was always other people who called me weird" - Frank Zappa

:shrimp:

Offline Dr. Noon

  • ★⋆ Call me Mommy ⋆★
  • Blue Level
  • *
  • Posts: 1030
  • Cookies: 49
  • ~ The Best Mamma Cat ~
    • DeviantArt - Lions-Game
    • Bork
  • Fursona Species: Orange Tabby
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #237 on: February 19, 2017, 01:25:42 am »
Tmw someone sees you drawing irl and they ask you to draw them.
I'm always to myself like, "But... I draw furrs and one-eyes freaks... I literally don't think when I draw."
But what I say is, "Hehe... cant right now." or something of the sort
  • Award - Beta Tester
  • Flag - france
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - polyamorous
  • Pronouns: They/Them
  • Award - Graphic Artist
~Hello there~

Offline ☆Sugar☆

  • Swerve
  • Purple Level
  • *
  • Posts: 2486
  • Cookies: 166
  • pls don’t pm
    • DeviantArt - SugarLonghorn
    • Twitter - NoNotExactly
  • Fursona Species: Longhorn
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #238 on: February 20, 2017, 01:04:11 pm »
Every time I draw an icon for myself, it looks gross and I have to delete it
  • Flag - xmaslight
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Offline Aoki

  • Snow Enthusiast
  • Forum Elder
  • *
  • Posts: 8424
  • Cookies: 754
  • Merry Chrysler
    • FurAffinity - batroo
    • Twitter - aokibatroo
  • Fursona Species: Batroo (bat + kangaroo)
Re: Artist Rants
« Reply #239 on: February 20, 2017, 03:20:00 pm »
I'm having a hard time drawing rn
I guess I have a small artists block
  • Site Donor
  • Award - Easter Egg Hunt silver
  • Award - Halloween Hunt participant
  • Award - Holiday Hunt participant
  • Pride Flag - transgender
  • Pride Flag - gay
  • Pronouns: he/him/his
  • Award - Graphic Artist