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    Yesterday, 11:31 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Yep. Seeing that too...
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    Yesterday, 06:38 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    That fixes the perspective but... and I struggle with how to put this kindly... the My Little Princess plastic layer cake look renders the fix moot....
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    Yesterday, 02:38 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Thanks Veritas, yeah this one's BG is a mess.. Moving on.
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    05-24-2017, 10:29 PM
    jeffchris50 replied to a thread Firestorm in Finished Work
    Damn, Sean. I'm just----speechless. Gorgeous colors on one of my all-time favorite characters.
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    05-24-2017, 05:48 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread DC Talent hunt in Sequential Art
    That's the problem. It's a bug, not a feature Because people think "computer" and "correct" are synonymous they never learn how. Computers have no...
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    05-24-2017, 02:18 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    .. post deleted.. sorry.. being tipsy
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    05-24-2017, 01:26 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Thanks for the detailed comments ayal, among other things I certainly agree there should be more blacks to balance out. Thanks Smitty.. I knew...
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  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-24-2017, 05:15 AM
    Advantages? I don't know, don't have the DC book. But I found it very useful. Apart from the lessons in the first part of the book it has a final...
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    05-23-2017, 10:30 PM
    Some inside info if you're interested. Jack's table and chair were not new and pneumatic. His table was a beat up, classic 2x3 wooden table the...
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    05-23-2017, 10:12 PM
    Ripped? There was a time he was Hulked. Personally I like skinny Uatu. Skinny Uatu seems more likely to observe than to act.
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    05-23-2017, 10:08 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread DC Talent hunt in Sequential Art
    Buildings on the spread are all collapsing on themselves. If the horizon is anywhere near the frame you can have 1,2 or 4pt perspective but never...
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    05-23-2017, 09:41 PM
    Watch your perspective. Perspective is more than lines radiating from a point, it's used for projecting scale over distance. Nothing will make or...
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    05-23-2017, 09:24 PM
    Gotta agree with RonB on this one, Claudiu. While the work is sound and the colors nice, that's not really the Carnage that most people are familiar...
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  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-23-2017, 05:08 AM
    I liked "The Art of Comic-Book Inking" by Gary Martin.
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    05-23-2017, 12:10 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Perspective is a child's jack. All arms are fixed. Move one arm and you move all six. Moving one arm alone requires breaking the jack. Break the...
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    05-22-2017, 09:32 PM
    humble-tomato replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Thanks Smitty. Perspective Made Easy I'm reading thanks to you. I was trying to challenge myself by giving each building different VPs and not...
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    05-22-2017, 08:26 PM
    :lml-: ..........
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    05-22-2017, 08:22 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Hours - Short Story in Sequential Art
    Let perspective be that muscle. Panel 1 is completely smurfed. An horizon shot may be 1, 2 or 4 pt perspective but never 3. If there's a VP below...
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    05-22-2017, 07:56 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Robin in Finished Work
    Nice figure. Background... Dude, you have stumped my band. BG is so completely, utterly, and totally smurfed, I don't even know where to start,...
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    05-22-2017, 11:56 AM
    humble-tomato started a thread Robin in Finished Work
    This one, I started to study another foreshortening pose.. and was holding off too long.. I lost enthusiasm about it.. I didn't know what Gotham...
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    05-20-2017, 09:50 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Daredevil - Hallway in Sequential Art
    Feel free to speak up. You're not speaking for me. I'm not speaking for me. WE are speaking for perspective which has one set of rules for everyone....
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    05-20-2017, 03:21 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread batgirl in Finished Work
    Lovely drawing, terrible pose. That's a catch pose not a throw. A batarang is not a shot put. "Put" a batarang and you'll be lucky if if goes more...
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    05-18-2017, 11:53 PM
    He's got a 3 page thread on Wonder Man for the K100 The sign up sheet says Wonderman is Dredd's
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    05-18-2017, 08:43 PM
    Is he escaping from himself? Yes. Duality of man and nature vs nurture was a cornerstone of Kirby's 4th World. High father and Darksied swapped...
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    05-18-2017, 07:33 PM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    No apologies necessary. The decisions you guys made were correct. They were right, proper and true (except for the "I'm calling this rectangle a...
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  • Almayer's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 12:17 PM
    Nuff said! :) I can't believe my initial question will go as far... To be honest, I've read this phrase from Smitty two or three times in the last...
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    05-18-2017, 10:15 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Remember, your decisions were correct. They were just different than mine. As we saw in the earlier example of the girl, guy and doorway, any two are...
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    05-18-2017, 09:39 AM
    Smitty replied to a thread Clip Studio perspective in Tips & Tech
    Interesting theory. Let's test it. You want to start with the "perfect" square formed by the 90º angle at the viewers feet, where each foot points...
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  • sirandal's Avatar
    05-18-2017, 07:03 AM
    Except that you clearly didn't draw a square and also Smitty said you can't make bad decisions when you are making your decisions. But otherwise,...
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    05-18-2017, 04:27 AM
    I feel silly asking at this late date... is 6.625 x 10.25 "copy safe" or "trim"
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