Redrawing old Artwork

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  • #64398

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    I had a hard time deciding whether I should post this in Camp Artifex’s forums, or to the public forums. I finally decided to post it here because I know there are tons of artsy people outside of the art guild.

    I thought it would be super fun to have a thread where we could post redraws, and share our improvement with eachother! Have you guys ever redrawn  older artwork before? If not I highly recommend. It’s a lot of fun, and as I mentioned already, it’s a really cool way to see how you have changed and improved as an artist!

    I love doing redraws when I feel bad about my art, because then I can see that I have improved, and I am growing as an artist. And I love to see other people’s redraws because seeing their improvement inspires me a ton!

    Tagging some of the artsy peeps I know.
    @blueberry @h-jones @lillian-parks03 @dekreel  @ori-art @ashira @thetessinator @sageinthemeadow @any-and-all-who-wish-to-join

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64401

    Grace Carter
    @h-jones

    i was tagged ;u;

    AH YES THO FOR REAL this sounds so fun!! Haha I don’t have any recent redraws of old artwork, but I’m inspired now and am working on some~

    —Cartographer of Life’s Wandering Ways.
    Also, secretly Hedgehog Jones. Don’t tell anyone.

    #64405

    Sarah Inkdragon
    @sarah-inkdragon

    Oooh yesss. This is an awesome idea.

    Once, when I was a child, I opened a book--and found a whole new world.

    #64407

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    @sarah-inkdragon Yay! I’m excited to see how many people will join in!

    @h-jones Hahaha, you don’t have to. You were just one of the first people who popped in my head to tag. 😀

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64417

    Ariel Ashira
    @ashira

    @the-fledgling-artist Yeah, I would love to do this!  Its a really good idea.  Now to find some old art…

    (I am trying to join Artifex.  Think I should?)

    "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight."

    #64420

    Ariel Ashira
    @ashira

    @the-fledgling-artist And thanks for tagging me!

    "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight."

    #64423

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    @ashira You should totally join the art guild!! In my opinion, the more the merrier! 😀 Haha, have fun hunting down your old art. Every now and then I skim through an old sketchbook, and it’s such a weird experience.

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64424

    Grace Carter
    @h-jones

    @the-fledgling-artist Oh no!! That was me being happy for being tagged, haha xDD I’ve been wondering what to draw and this answered my question. Huzzah! (:

    ALSO. DONE.

    I skimmed through one of my (many) old dA accounts and came across this (click) old character of mine that I apparently used in a roleplay with someone I have no memory of. xDD Anyway, I thought she was cute, so I gave it a go at redrawing. Here (click) is the end result, which I’m pretty proud of!! 😀 The only thing I’m sad about is that I actually didn’t have a black colored pencil… go figure.

    EDIT: Side-by-side comparison (click).

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    —Cartographer of Life’s Wandering Ways.
    Also, secretly Hedgehog Jones. Don’t tell anyone.

    #64427

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    @h-jones Heather! That’s amazing! *Confetties* I can see a huge jump in skill! Particularly in human proportions, and an understanding of how cloths fold.

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64461

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    Alright, here is what I came up with. (I made this a few days ago haha.)

    Before…

    After.

    The after picture isn’t perfect. There are tons of things I would have done differently, but I don’t think anyone could argue that I haven’t improved. And for that reason, and because I had so much fun drawing it, I’m super happy with this. 🙂

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64468

    Ariel Ashira
    @ashira

    @the-fledgling-artist That looks so amazing!

    "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight."

    #64469

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    @ashira Thanks! Were you able to track down any old art?

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64471

    Ariel Ashira
    @ashira

    @the-fledgling-artist Not yet.  I have a LOT of art projects already I am trying to get done before Christmas, and I am painting a book cover for a friend, so its gonna be a bit before I can do this! 😀

    "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight."

    #64472

    The Fledgling Artist
    @the-fledgling-artist

    @ashira Ooh! That’s so cool! Have you started the book cover yet? Also, what medium are you using?

    "Though I'm not yet who I will be, I'm no longer who I was."

    #64473

    Ariel Ashira
    @ashira

    @the-fledgling-artist No, I still have to get the right size canvas for this one.  I am using acrylic paint.  Its for @cassie-hartfinh

    "No matter how much it hurts, how dark it gets, or how hard you fall, you are never out of the fight."

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