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Looking for criticism on drawing
« on: December 12, 2016, 12:37:53 pm »
So I posted this on some art advice threat but got no response, I think it's a really old thread so I probably should not have done that, I'll post it here.

I'm looking for some general advice on the drawing, especially the character design and shape/silhouette and perspective. Here it is:



Any advice on how to make it better?

(Besides the weird cropping)
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Re: Looking for criticism on drawing
« Reply #1 on: December 12, 2016, 03:25:37 pm »
Yeah sorry, the advice thread is horribly inactive but I persobay dont wanna un-sticky it because its a good idea >.>

But anyways, I really like this honestly! Nothing glaring stands out to me. Your style is really sharp and geometric but I like it, its super unique. Maybe the muzzle is too long, but again, I think it works with your style.

I think the best thing to do would be to try different expressions and even species, and see how your style works with them
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Re: Looking for criticism on drawing
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2016, 09:27:14 pm »
Yeah sorry, the advice thread is horribly inactive but I persobay dont wanna un-sticky it because its a good idea >.>

But anyways, I really like this honestly! Nothing glaring stands out to me. Your style is really sharp and geometric but I like it, its super unique. Maybe the muzzle is too long, but again, I think it works with your style.

I think the best thing to do would be to try different expressions and even species, and see how your style works with them

Hm, I mean I guess there isn't any one thing super wrong with it, it just looks mediocre over all. I guess I could try drawing from more angles and species, but I just think this isn't pro art, and I wonder if anyone can tell what specifically would make it better.
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Re: Looking for criticism on drawing
« Reply #3 on: December 13, 2016, 08:02:23 am »
I myself am not to good at criticism either, but I do see a few things.
The upper root (where it connects), of the closer ear, looks like it should be a little lower, but still have the top of the head at the same height.

they eyes look a little, just a little like they are at different angles, if that makes senses. I mean they look good, but looks like it is slanted steeper than the other.

and the only other thing I see is the back ear, though i'm not quite sure what's off there.
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Re: Looking for criticism on drawing
« Reply #4 on: December 14, 2016, 03:21:52 am »
I myself am not to good at criticism either, but I do see a few things.
The upper root (where it connects), of the closer ear, looks like it should be a little lower, but still have the top of the head at the same height.

they eyes look a little, just a little like they are at different angles, if that makes senses. I mean they look good, but looks like it is slanted steeper than the other.

and the only other thing I see is the back ear, though i'm not quite sure what's off there.

Hm, I can see what you mean about the closer ear, I never understood how to draw where it connects. I't like I have to map a shape to a sphere, but there are no anchor points. The eyes I don't get exactly what you mean, but they are probably wrong that's another one of my problems is eyes. The back ear yeah, I don't know what is wrong with it either.
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