If only I could draw

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    guys I have tried numerous time to try and draw and its not working I have so many great ideas but I cant express them. . . I have been givin a few tips in the past like be patient and one person even told me I try too hrd to draw like everyone else and I need my own style. . . Is there any of the great artists here that can give me even a helpfull word? or know where I can get one?


    I used to use anime drawing tutorials when I was about 12…

    http://www.howtodrawmanga.com/tutorial.html those are the main ones that helped me.

    But my style has changed a LOT since then.
    Now…as for drawing muscle.. well… that takes practise, as much as you might hate being told that XD;

    But look at stuff a lot. Honestly, it helps. If you look at other artists works and photos etc you'll begin to remember how everything fits onto a body, and how it looks.
    You'll begin to use what you see when you draw.
    Sure your style can be influenced by other artists, but that doesn't mean copying directly.

    But honestly. Practise practise practise. It's the only thing that will make you improve..


    Draw lost of stuff. Draw from real life. Draw from photos. Draw from memory. Take Life drawing classes. Composition classes. Color theory classes. Draw and draw and draw some more. Each time you will likely see lost of things you don’t like. Learn to ignore 90% it, and concentrate on making small incremental improvements to your work. When you get up tight with the drawing, just rip that drawing off the pad, toss it in the trash and start another.

    Finally, learn to sketch. Sketching is fast and messy. This should help some.

    Best book on art I have ever come across is one titled "Art and Fear" by David Bayles and Ted Orlando. Amazon.com should have copies for sale.

    Hope this helps.


    Hey man, I know the feeling. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent sites on the internet which can help you with your dilemma.
    These are excellent starting points for the new and experienced artist alike, and I highly recommend you give them a try.
    I hope this was of some use to you, just remember, practise as much as you can, keep at it, and never give up! Perserverance is key!


    Hey thanks alot guys! 😉


    Tracing really helps.

    I really mean it. You can learn a lot from tracing.


    You can learn a lot from tracing.

    Its true. I used to trace when I was a kid. That was how I started to learn how to draw. You can learn a lot about anatomy from HQs like Spiderman or Superman. But internet also have a lot of information available. Try some tutorials at Deviantart.

    Good Luck!

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