Posts tagged kirlia

How Do I Tutorial?

During my mission to collect all kinds of tutorials to try out for no other reason than to expand my skillset, I've come across many that were less than helpful. This short bit is essentially a "comic imitates life" work. I remember seeing one that didn't tell you how anything was done at all. It was basically sketch, flat color, draw over your lines, and finished, and this was for a very detailed comic style human, so the jump is drastic. With people being way, way harder to draw than animals (arguably, I've seen plenty of art where the animals look tacked on and derpy (and some with Pokemon, even, and they have cheats!) but the humans are really solid), I'd think you wouldn't want to skip the steps between 3 and "4". Anyway, yeah, saying "add details" tells nobody anything. With what? The power of positive thinking? That all being said, there's still plenty of good tutorials, I just thought this was a funny observation.

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31 Days of Pokemon - December 2013

MUCH larger version here.

Created for a Tumblr marathon known as POKEDDEXY. The point was to draw each of your favorite Pokemon of each type, and then some as you'll see down the line. I didn't actually finish it until January, 2014, due to a late start, other obligations, and the fact that a portion of the art actually has some thought in it rather than really fast doodles. Well, of course I was gonna want to use them later, might as well make them at least half-presentable. This picture was created in the style of Pop'n Music/Rhythmic Pop'n.

Patterns from webtreats ETC. Also, inspired by an official piece of PNM promo art, so there's some similarities.

I'm still taken aback by the fact that there's Pokemon beyond Generation III in this picture. Gosh, who'da thunk it? There's also a bit of cosplay for those of you who also revel in obscure Japanese fun n' games, and just for kicks, two extras decided to... Pop'n... for a cameo (who won't be pictured otherwise). :D Not ashamed of that, nope.

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December 15th - Kali

When the extraordinary has become routine and eccentrics are commonplace, you run out of cares to give. Therefore, Kali's probably the most stable character or the series, and definitely a person you want to stick with considering how odd everyone else tends to be. Granted, BaBeat isn't known for it's stability and everyone is aware that reality can change at a moment's notice, but that doesn't mean people don't still freak out over it. Kali's reached a point now where she's just... seen it all.

Kali is from Chibi's Corner.

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Valentine's Day 2012 - Conversation Hearts

A sort of spiritual successor of last year's Valentine's Cards. However, the trick this time was to not make up phrases based on a few characters, but to find and use legitimate phrases you can find on REAL CANDY, and make sure a character fits it, so it's slightly less gimmicky. And again, all these phrases can be found on real conversational hearts, even if the phrase is now discontinued or they didn't come from the Brach's/NECCO brand (some of them are from Bittersweets Conversational Hearts, for example).

I decided to dust off the old cast from Chibi's Corner (here's a refresher). There are characters I didn't include, sure, but that's irrelevant. I did, however, make sure to leave names this time.

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New Year 2016

Man that's a lot of tags

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