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Just a few I'm proud of (there be cats in here)


moots404

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Just a little gallery of works I've done over the past 2-3 years that I wanted to share. I welcome all constructive criticism and tips. I tend to do nearly everything the hard way. (I recently only started using custom brushes, for example, and used to draw every strand of hair manually (the last one vs the 2 cats, for example) Oh and I tend end up having almost everything on a single layer because I forget to create new ones. But I still try to enjoy it :silly:

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polarwoc

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They are all lovely!

In the first pic of the strutting cat, the details on eyes is missing in contrast to the detail in fur. Paw pads are missing too. I hope this is still WIP - should you choose to complete it, please share afterwards.

The Fourth picture of the feather is fantastic work. Brush properties can be altered to get those strokes - but nothing beats a motivated person doing those strokes manually. Hopefully you used a Pen and tablet rather than mouse.
The shading on fifth pic of the boy's face and shirt are nicely done.
 

moots404

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They are all lovely!

In the first pic of the strutting cat, the details on eyes is missing in contrast to the detail in fur. Paw pads are missing too. I hope this is still WIP - should you choose to complete it, please share afterwards.

The Fourth picture of the feather is fantastic work. Brush properties can be altered to get those strokes - but nothing beats a motivated person doing those strokes manually. Hopefully you used a Pen and tablet rather than mouse.
The shading on fifth pic of the boy's face and shirt are nicely done.
The cat in the first pic is albino, which is why his eyes are that way. Albino cats have very pale blue eyes! You're right about the paw pad(s) though, I may fix that later :)
The feather was actually my very first drawing on a drawing tablet (and it was a cheap one, $20 or so off amazon btw)
thank you for the feedback!
 

IamSam

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Very nice work!

As a digital artist myself, I really enjoy it when other artists take an interest in the medium. I'm also a strong lover of painting cats!!! They're my favorite subject to paint! Our styles of painting are much different but I highly appreciate the multitude and variety of methods used in all art forms.

I really don't have a critique as much as it would be my own personal preference, but you should try and learn to not outline the features of the faces. Like the black outlining of the cats facial features, the boys and the girls eyes and face. But if this is what appeals to you, there's nothing really wrong with it, so don't listen to me! LOL!

I really like the boys hair. Nicely done. Although I'm not certain if you were painting in additional hair or trying to make shadowing.

With the exception of the outlining, the painting of the boys face is great!!

I'm not sure what the third painting from the top is, but it's fantastic!
 

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