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Fixing a Broken Heart by Dakungu Fixing a Broken Heart :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Fall by Dakungu Fall :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Lost mori girl by Dakungu Lost mori girl :icondakungu:Dakungu 1 0 Temen2 gue by Dakungu Temen2 gue :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Jump Whale by Dakungu Jump Whale :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Sorrow by Dakungu Sorrow :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Beautiful Death by Dakungu Beautiful Death :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Mars by Dakungu Mars :icondakungu:Dakungu 1 0 Flying Fish Copy by Dakungu Flying Fish Copy :icondakungu:Dakungu 2 0 Bacteria by Dakungu Bacteria :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Balloon Rabbit by Dakungu Balloon Rabbit :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Flying Gold Fish Meteor by Dakungu Flying Gold Fish Meteor :icondakungu:Dakungu 1 0 Baby Rose Rabbit by Dakungu Baby Rose Rabbit :icondakungu:Dakungu 2 0 Sunrise Cherry Blossom by Dakungu Sunrise Cherry Blossom :icondakungu:Dakungu 1 0 Prince Rabbit by Dakungu Prince Rabbit :icondakungu:Dakungu 0 0 Rabbit Constellation by Dakungu Rabbit Constellation :icondakungu:Dakungu 1 0


11.2 km/s by GUWEIZ 11.2 km/s :iconguweiz:GUWEIZ 9,381 203 50 Trees by Reluin 50 Trees :iconreluin:Reluin 1,531 43 New Life by Reluin New Life :iconreluin:Reluin 2,213 83 landscape by monochrome-21 landscape :iconmonochrome-21:monochrome-21 841 87 Sky Temple's Guardian by natsumoka Sky Temple's Guardian :iconnatsumoka:natsumoka 275 5 Adoration by Reluin Adoration :iconreluin:Reluin 2,554 100 habitat by Reluin habitat :iconreluin:Reluin 11,560 430 meadow by Reluin meadow :iconreluin:Reluin 1,542 46 Hidden Away by ProjectOsxar Hidden Away :iconprojectosxar:ProjectOsxar 423 13 Autumn Haze by pepperin Autumn Haze :iconpepperin:pepperin 1,544 141
The all-purpose drawing tutorial.
Because the question seems to come up with a lot of regularity (not unexpectedly I might add), and because it's just easier to make this once than to type it out each time it gets asked, here is my answer to the general question of "How do I draw better", and any one of the variations of the same.
First of all, put the cartoons, manga, and other stylized designs on the back-burner of your priorities until after you master the fundamentals of understanding line, form, shape and perspective.  If you have some down-time you want to kill with some cartoons, spend a few minutes warming up first on some real life gesture drawings. 
Don't copy cartoons/manga/comics.  They're highly stylized designs that no matter how simple their appearance, disguise the fact that they were made by people who already have mastered realistic life drawing.  One or two exceptions I can think of:  The masters.  If you dig up some of Michaelangelo's drawings, or for someone more moder
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Cthulhu Oil Painting by TentaclesandTeeth Cthulhu Oil Painting :icontentaclesandteeth:TentaclesandTeeth 7,017 444 After the Rain by Guava-Pie After the Rain :iconguava-pie:Guava-Pie 469 59 Narsilion by breath-art Narsilion :iconbreath-art:breath-art 1,723 34 planet of gods by breath-art planet of gods :iconbreath-art:breath-art 1,762 63 Down the rabbit hole! by TeaLabel Down the rabbit hole! :icontealabel:TeaLabel 62 21




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