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Offline RyuunosukeKuorsawa96

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Dav Pilkey's Dragon Art Practice (m, pollen)
« on: January 22, 2021, 12:56:59 AM »
As I've never been good at drawing facial expressions, I decided to start practicing using rudimentary art styles, such as Dav Pilkey's particular style. It was just lucky for me that he did some cute children's books about a dragon going about usual daily routines with little bits of comedy here and there. As far as I know based on the three books I've looked through of his Dragon series, Dragon himself has never sneezed, so using some of his tutorials provided at the end of each book as a template (as well as carefully trying to recreate certain poses from the books themseves), I pieced together my own little comic of Dragon sneezing from a flower.

Again, it's heavily rudimentary simply for the sake of trying to work with facial expressions for the first time. :P

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Re: Dav Pilkey's Dragon Art Practice (m, pollen)
« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2021, 01:50:38 AM »
We all start somewhere, right? Starting with something simple and familiar is perfectly fine. It's neat that there were drawing tutorials in the book.

As you go forward, keep in mind that there's a reason that life drawing has always been a mainstay for gaining art experience. Replicating the world around you lets you start to explore new options. Aside from that, construction circles are great. Perhaps not as much with the style shown here, but in terms of free-form facial expressions and body positions.
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Re: Dav Pilkey's Dragon Art Practice (m, pollen)
« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2021, 09:09:22 PM »
Awww, it's a cute style!
What a cute dragon~
Coochie coo, you'll sneeze soon~