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Is anyone here really good at portrait art? I want try on cat but seem weird and mess up I using sketchbook pro mind give me tip how use portrait on animal? I want do dog, cat and guinea pig or give me good app to use it?

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I'm not really good, but I could help, maybe.

 

Can you elaborate? Why does it seem weird and messed up? Is there anything you can show us so far so we can get an idea of what's not working out for you?

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"I'm not really good..."

 

 

I object to that statement.

You'd definitely make my list as one of the top 3 best artists on the forum past and present. 

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Storm (male adult shockjaw)

Apple (female adult deadly nadder)

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Voilet (female adult thunderdrum)

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Air Slash (male titan stormcutter)

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Rocky (male adult gronckle)

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Midnight (female adult groncicle)

Mold (male adult eruptodon)

Steelia (female adult armorwing)

Wolf (male titan woolly howl)

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Drizzle (male teen raincutter)

 

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Feel doesn’t right

 

it like this (my friend's cat) I use copic fine nib, pencil 

He is silver tabby which is gray, dark gray, white, black, green eyes 

 

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Hmm, that looks like digital art to me so far, how are you planning to transfer it to traditional art? Are you making a reference to make it easier to redraw with the pencils and copics? If you could explain your steps, it'd probably help!

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So I use the pencil for the eyes then copic fine nib for colour in it eyes, body but kind problem is mouth plus he got white mouth with little orange on it and whiskers is white too not sure how that gonna be work 

hm might try do digital art of cat then portrait I probably fail on that 

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So it is traditional art? Sorry, I thought it was digital. How are you overlaying the colours on the photo? A lightbox?

For whiskers I'd suggest white ink pens. For more translucent whiskers you can make more opaque with layers to suggest lighting, I'd suggest gel pens. Those can make thin lines you might not be able to get otherwise.

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First put picture then make other layer and put orange background then put orange layer under of cat picture layer then put 35% invisible picture of cat so orange would be on picture 

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T-that's not traditional art- Oh, never mind.

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Mind telling me what different of traditional and digital draw? So I would understand what meaning of both 

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I can help a little bit... I did a dog potrait once which turned out okay. Can I see what you're trying to draw? or what you're struggling to draw?