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greeting card for my friend Valeri by nikkiname greeting card for my friend Valeri :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 1 0 Roman's portrait by nikkiname Roman's portrait :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 4 3 Ann's portrait by nikkiname Ann's portrait :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 2 2 Ann's portrait fragment by nikkiname Ann's portrait fragment :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 3 3 old man reproduction by nikkiname old man reproduction :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 4 2 old man reproduction by nikkiname old man reproduction :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 14 1 Kolosova portrait by nikkiname Kolosova portrait :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 5 0 portrait by nikkiname portrait :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 3 0 Brother portrait by nikkiname Brother portrait :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 2 4 Valerie by nikkiname Valerie :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 3 4 edgar allan poe by nikkiname edgar allan poe :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 3 1 Norwood by nikkiname Norwood :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 2 3 sketch by nikkiname sketch :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 2 0 felix by nikkiname felix :iconnikkiname:nikkiname 150 39


24 Clouds - Photoshop Brushes by MilaVasileva 24 Clouds - Photoshop Brushes :iconmilavasileva:MilaVasileva 325 81 Some Unusual Cottage Style Homes by Built4ever Some Unusual Cottage Style Homes :iconbuilt4ever:Built4ever 1,797 92 Chew Jetty by FeiGiap Chew Jetty :iconfeigiap:FeiGiap 3,444 103 Kite City 3 - Guild Wars 2 by artbytheo Kite City 3 - Guild Wars 2 :iconartbytheo:artbytheo 2,030 34 Kite City 2 - Guild Wars 2 by artbytheo Kite City 2 - Guild Wars 2 :iconartbytheo:artbytheo 944 9 GuildWars 2 - Refugees by artbytheo GuildWars 2 - Refugees :iconartbytheo:artbytheo 1,465 35 New Atlantis by Grivetart New Atlantis :icongrivetart:Grivetart 2,032 72 Downtown by Vablo Downtown :iconvablo:Vablo 882 58 El Dorado by Vablo El Dorado :iconvablo:Vablo 277 8 So cold but so sweet... by Nesskain So cold but so sweet... :iconnesskain:Nesskain 1,665 22 Sketch by RHADS Sketch :iconrhads:RHADS 1,095 29 Golden hour by AndreeWallin Golden hour :iconandreewallin:AndreeWallin 10,031 400 Curvy City by AndreeWallin Curvy City :iconandreewallin:AndreeWallin 5,576 353 Docking by artbytheo Docking :iconartbytheo:artbytheo 2,247 61 Sitting - Revised by artbytheo Sitting - Revised :iconartbytheo:artbytheo 4,008 130
Drawing References and Resources
Updated: Aug 13 2012
The best way to improve is to draw from real life. That's the best way to learn. If you don't know how to draw a certain angle of a hand or an arm, you shouldn't fudge it, you should always look it up and figure out how to draw it right. Hiding the hands behind the body is a no-no, people! The proof of bsing is easy to see:
But often it's very hard to weed through the crap to find good stock to use as reference. So here I am, doing the work for you and naming some helpful resources.
:bulletred: PRIME ADVICE
I've been teaching my friend Kitteh how to draw, so I'm learning first hand just what steps to take to improve.
There's one very special thing you must do to improve. With this special thing you can go from amateur to pro. And that's PRACTICE. You can get all the references and tutorials you want, buy all the books, save all the tutorials and referenc
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DeLumine Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you very much!
Pajunen Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2014
Thank you for the :+fav:
Cmac13 Featured By Owner Jan 4, 2014   General Artist
:iconiloveit-plz: welcome to  :painter:    :iconwatercolorists:

we look forward to seeing your work

:iconslipperyhugplz:   %watercolorists :iconheartballoonplz:
:iconcraciun6:  Happy New Year by kmygraphic :iconcraciun6:
hubert61 Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2013
J0N-Lankry Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you so much for watching me ! :squee:
rollarius55 Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thx so much for the faves, Nikki! ;-)
Tohad Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you so much for your fav!
SilviaVanni Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you very much for the watch! ^w^
Freiheit Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thanks for the :+fav: Ann ^^
klampdesign Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the fav!
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