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What's The Best Drawing Advice You Evr Got?

Discussion in 'Tools and tips' started by Idealeyez, Apr 9, 2005.

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  1. Idealeyez

    Idealeyez Elite Member

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    Good advice is hard to come by. I was thinking, maybe we could start a thread that's a collection of good first hand experiences and advice that everyone could share and learn from.

    The best drawing advice I ever got was:

    "Draw for 10 minutes a day, every day" ~Rick Cortes(a close friend of mine)

    it's actually a nice piece of advice because most people say "practice, practice, practice". --all of us know we should practice. But "practice" is such and elusive way to say it. What does "practice" involve? Rick basically defined practice by setting an easily met goal and a schedule.

    The Goal: Draw for 10 minutes. That's easy to do.
    The Schedule: Once A Day. That's easy if it's only 10 minutes.
    The Result: if I'm having a bad day, I draw for 10 minutes, and then do something else. If I'm having a good day, that 10 minutes will turn into 20minutes, or an hour of fun productive drawing.

    I actually tried to draw for 1 hour a day and it backfired horribly. It quickly feels like work, especially on days that you're just not in the mood to draw. I ended up Not drawing for weeks on end because I didn't want to sit down and commit to a whole hour of drawing.

    10min/day. Wise Words.
  2. Shyd...

    Shyd... Elite Member

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    You just made 3 new threads in a row. Gtfo dipshit.
  3. Crack Killz

    Crack Killz Elite Member

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    Aside from that. I've never gotten any advice...I learned on my own.
  4. FSH

    FSH Senior Member

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    thats a cool idea
  5. Kronone

    Kronone Elite Member

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    ide have to agree with crack killz on this one, i just learned on my own...i draw like 10 HOURS a day, haha...well maybe not but alot, i love it...
  6. kewlaid

    kewlaid Member

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    heres some advice.. the time you spend on the internet jacking off to porno, and posting asshat topics, instead could be spent on working on your tag, straight letters, and piece book.
  7. Crack Killz

    Crack Killz Elite Member

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    Dude. You're a fucking post whore you've only been here for 2 days and you have over 30 post lol.
  8. Crack Killz

    Crack Killz Elite Member

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    And another idiotic post by a newbie here on bs.
  9. Havoc411

    Havoc411 Elite Member

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  10. bigbomba'

    bigbomba' Elite Member

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    he has made like 10 threads in the last couple of hours..... this is just another 1
  11. seap!

    seap! Senior Member

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    The best advice I ever got was to stop writing. I didn't
    listen, but it could have saved me alot of effort.
  12. **MATEO**

    **MATEO** Elite Member

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  13. LOST

    LOST Senior Member

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    I think I'm going to bring up the "how much time do you spend posting shit" thread again... lol
  14. CHIRP1

    CHIRP1 Senior Member

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    i agree with seap. i should just quit.

    i suck at everything i do.
  15. Blacaso

    Blacaso Senior Member

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    haha am glad someone else draw shit as much as me
  16. l33t.b0mb3r.hax0r.ntr

    l33t.b0mb3r.hax0r.ntr Senior Member

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    best advice was from myself a few years back"you're a fucking toy. Go do somthing better" just say that to yourself a few times and everything will work out.
  17. oblong

    oblong Elite Member

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    ask anyone who actually writes and they will tell you this
    ... start simple and dont bust right into wildstyle
    trace timesnewroman for all i car but in the end you will
  18. choke

    choke Senior Member

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    shut the fuck up nigga just remember u were a toy once and u would not have liked to be abused.
    fuck me this is a forum not a beef war.
    the more painters the better.
    so help him and give him advice.. to make him better...
  19. kronik

    kronik Senior Member

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    u no what mine was.............dont post gey forums
  20. kewlaid

    kewlaid Member

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    and another idiotic reply by some post whore who got offended by some advice, who thought it was directed toward him because it actually applied to his toy self.