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Erdrik

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« : 04-13-2002 21:16 »

To the artists of PEEL: How long have you been drawing, and have you taken classes?

I started when I was about 4.. and kept it up to now, I'm basicly self taught. I only took 2 art classes in high school, and thats it(aside from art class in the lower grades, but that was required ...)

Just curious...
Zed 85

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« #1 : 04-14-2002 00:41 »

I've drawn most of my life, I was always considered a very good and talented drawer by my teachers and classmates for most of lower school but now quite a few have caught up and are better than me.  :hmpf:
Well, I've gone through manditory art lessons and Graphics lessons, I then took Graphics as a course for my GCSE and will do Art at AS level. Apart from that I went with my Mum to some ciramics classes when I was little. Otherwise I've taught myself most of the stuff I know - definitly CAD wise.  :)
TheVoices

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« #2 : 04-14-2002 01:04 »

i'm completly self taught, i learnt how to use photoshop, illustrator, paint shop pro all on my own. Like Zed 85 i've always been thought of as a good artist by teachers and classmates. I was told that i was working at A* level in year 9. when i've done my GCSE's i'm off to college studying Advanced Art & Design
Otis P Jivefunk

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« #3 : 04-14-2002 03:21 »

I've always liked drawing throughout my life, in primary school I used to do loads and in Secondary school I sharpened my skills. I passed my GCSE in Art and am now at College doing Advanced Art and Design. Recently I've improved a lot, at college I do a mixture of different things from life drawing, graphics, sequential drawing, animation and typography among other stuff. I loathe painting though; I'm pretty self-tought and used what I learnt in class to improve my formula.
]PaulFSAC[

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« #4 : 04-14-2002 03:23 »

Started somewhere in September 2000, after discovering this section of this board.

Have used Flash, Illustrator, Photoshop and PSP, during the last year and a bit.  Found a Flash tutorial for when I started, but developed other skills since then.

Who says you can't teach an OLD dog new tricks! :P
FrysGIRL

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« #5 : 04-14-2002 06:38 »

Like the others posting before me, I started at a young age. I would constantly get in trouble to drawing instead of listening to the teacher. It was so bad that my mother banned me from drawing. I took some art classes in high school by accident. It didn't help although it introduced me to new drawing techniques. I only work well with a soft, dark pencils. I don't work well with computer programs and painting.
]PaulFSAC[

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« #6 : 04-14-2002 07:27 »
« : 04-14-2002 07:27 »

 
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Originally posted by FrysGIRL:
Like the others posting before me, I started at a young age.

Excludes me, I only started in September 2000.
Erdrik

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« #7 : 04-14-2002 21:16 »

Yay! First post with my new custom Avy!, what'cha think?

well anyways:
As stated I am self taught and started young.
At first I just drew ... well stuff. I can't remember I was young, but I really started developing my style around middle school. i basicly copied the styles of the comics I read, Marvel, Image, ect... So I have a very Comic book style of art. I hate painting  :p, but I like CG. I love how I can sketch something, scan it in color it then add a couple filters to make it look like a painting!! Lol  :laff:

Yes this post was just so I can show off my new Avy. lol
Kryten

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« #8 : 04-14-2002 21:25 »
« : 04-14-2002 21:25 »

Um... I'd say "nice avatar"... but what the hell IS that?
Erdrik

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« #9 : 04-14-2002 21:27 »
« : 04-14-2002 21:27 »

crap...   :(

  :mad: its Leela's ass damnit!

  :hmpf: placed firmly between Fry's legs   :flirt:
Kryten

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« #10 : 04-14-2002 21:30 »

Is that... legal?
Erdrik

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« #11 : 04-14-2002 21:32 »
« : 04-14-2002 21:32 »

what is it that made it look wrong? So i can fix it...

Why wouldn't it be, legal? and if it wasn't do you think I'd care?!
BumbleBeeTheta

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« #12 : 04-14-2002 21:39 »

Hey, Erdrik, didja color the whole pic?  I'd love to see it if you did.  I loooove your art.
Oh, and I'm not much of a post-your-art person, but I had one pic at the late TFO...  :D
Dunno what to say about Erdrik's avy.  :confused:
Ben

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« #13 : 04-14-2002 21:44 »

It's kinda weird dude.

I've always just drawn stuff. I don't have a 'personal style' or anything, I just draw. I've really imroved on the aspects of shading and scale in the last two years though. I used to be terrible for dawing things with heaps of short, light pencil strokes. Now I've trained myself to use long arcs of line instead.
wu_konguk

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« #14 : 04-15-2002 02:27 »

I love drawing always have done even if my skill has hardly improved since I was 4  :laff: I really got into drawing because I'm a huge fan of animation. I did take Graphical Products and Art at GCSE and passed both which was nice even though it really didn't teach me any real styles. I would show you my work but I do not have access to a scanner but when I do I'll show you some of it.
Shadowstar

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« #15 : 04-15-2002 04:14 »

I drew since I was 5, I have at least 100 comic books I drew, each at least 20 pages. But I only started drawing on the computer last year.
Erdrik

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« #16 : 04-15-2002 08:47 »

Ive, changed the Avy to make it transparent, but my Crapy(and temparary) program won't save it as transparent  :(
So I'm going to post the modified Avy, tonight and if anyone is willing to make it tansparent for me can please help?
Just Chris

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« #17 : 04-15-2002 09:06 »

I drew since I was four, and for some time drew people very cartoony looking, nothing like standard comic books. But I took drawing as a hobby and never really wanted to improve my skills, until I got to high school. I didn't take art classes there, but I took three years of CAD and it inspired me to draw and design my own cars and other vehicles, and also to do tons of CG work. I also got into anime around that time, so I'm learning more about drawing faces. Right now I'm taking a first year art program, but when I complete those classes, I can get into Graphic Design.

My favorite types of media would be pencilled drawing and CG drawing. I only use oil paints if I'm working on a model  :D
FrysGIRL

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« #18 : 04-15-2002 14:14 »

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Originally posted by Erdrik:
what is it that made it look wrong? So i can fix it...

Why wouldn't it be, legal? and if it wasn't do you think I'd care?!

To tell the truth, when I first saw that, I was unassure of what I was looking at. I thought it was Amy giving Fry a blowjob. It took me a few seconds to realize what it was.

Erdrik

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« #19 : 04-15-2002 14:17 »

 
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Originally posted by FrysGIRL:
77 To tell the truth, when I first saw that, I was unassure of what I was looking at. I thought it was Amy giving Fry a blowjob. It took me a few seconds to realize what it was.


  :eek:   :hmpf: mmm... perhaps I should lighten the shade of her pants a bit...
Kryten

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« #20 : 04-15-2002 14:19 »

 
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Originally posted by FrysGIRL:
77 To tell the truth, when I first saw that, I was unassure of what I was looking at. I thought it was Amy giving Fry a blowjob. It took me a few seconds to realize what it was.


You have a truly filthy mind. I like that.   :D
KENNEDY

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« #21 : 04-15-2002 14:49 »

started drawing young and am pretty good now.
there thats it.
Erdrik

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« #22 : 04-15-2002 15:34 »
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Ok I lightened her pants and changed the color of the area's I want Transparent to White.

Any volenteers to make it Transparent?

thnx in advance for any help.
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pfff. for got to post the image   :p

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codefish
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« #23 : 04-15-2002 16:08 »

I've been drawing pretty much all my life as well, so it's hard to tell, quite frankly.

Oh, btw, I immediately saw what your avatar was supposed to be, Erdrik.  :) This could of course be because I tend to spend more time looking at Leela's ass than other people, though!  :love:  :p
Erdrik

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« #24 : 04-15-2002 16:17 »

 
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Originally posted by codefish:
...snip...
Oh, btw, I immediately saw what your avatar was supposed to be, Erdrik.   :) This could of course be because I tend to spend more time looking at Leela's ass than other people, though!   :love:   :p

Not more than me! hee hee hee   :laff:   :love:
PCC Fred

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« #25 : 04-15-2002 16:24 »

I have no artistic ability whatsoever.  I can't draw, I have trouble writing neatly on unlined paper, and it was even a struggle to master colouring inside the lines.
Mitsui

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« #26 : 04-18-2002 14:02 »

Ive baically taught myself for the stuff I actually like doing. Art is all well and good but I dont like what we're studying so its not much help.

I still cant see it as Leela's ass. Its just a black blob on my screen. Oh hang on I might see it. Lela's body looks really thin if Im seeing it right.
Chump

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« #27 : 04-18-2002 17:13 »

If I happen to qualify, I can't draw and I started using Flash to make them purdy pictures about Christmas time. Before that I used Paint.

And I can see it Erdrik... and I think you're sick*!

By sick I mean a gifted artist.
Mitsui

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« #28 : 04-20-2002 06:51 »

Ooooops, after seeing "ErdArt" and the original picture I see it. Its all so obvious now!
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