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MrBurns

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« on: 09-14-2003 04:42 »

Has anyone here ever drawn a celebrity or any real person in that particular drawing style? How do you get it "right", so that everyone immediately knows what celebrity that is? On Futurama and the Simpsons, you always recognize them, Leonard Nimoy, Richard Nixon etc. pp.
Are there any general hints on how to do that sort of thing?
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« Reply #1 on: 09-14-2003 05:00 »

Make sure that you get the facial parts in the correct possition e.g Ken Dodd's big teeth etc.....
MrBurns

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« Reply #2 on: 09-14-2003 05:22 »

Heh, that's the problem.  :D
How do draw the nose, mouth, hair, neck etc.? This may sound like a stupid question, but there's got to be some sort of formula to it. Take a photograph, convert the face into that drawing style... help!  :(
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« Reply #3 on: 09-14-2003 05:30 »

there is always at least one utterly distinctive feature on every celebrity, look closely at a photograph of the celebrity, or watch a movie or tv show with them in. You must try to figure out what's so recignisable about them, such as enrique's mole on his cheek, or nelly's face tape. Do you get me??
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« Reply #4 on: 09-14-2003 05:41 »

Yeah I do, my problem is I don't know how to make those characteristics visible, how to transport them in that futurama-ish style.
Futurama_Hil

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« Reply #5 on: 09-14-2003 08:39 »

Here's one I did, it's Amy Lee Futurama style;


Outfit used from this photo:
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« Reply #6 on: 09-14-2003 09:51 »

Cheek bones... face shapes... eye shape and distance... brow prominence... hair style... ear shape and distance on the neck(strangely enough), clothing/body shape/how the clothes are worn... mouth, lips, teeth, dimples, laugh lines... temples...

There is a formula to converting people to Groening-style... but I've already said too much.
*eats the formula*
MrBurns

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« Reply #7 on: 09-14-2003 10:14 »

NOOO! Don't eat it!  :eek:
I think I know now why I can't get it to look right, it's because I can't draw. Awww.  :(
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« Reply #8 on: 09-14-2003 11:44 »

Basically, you take their strongest most distinctive features, and then simplify them  :)
MrBurns

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« Reply #9 on: 09-14-2003 11:51 »

I just can't get it right. :/
Who I'm trying to draw actually is Matt Bellamy from Muse (he has pretty characteristic cheeks, nose, chin...), maybe one of you who is very talented and has lots of spare time might give it a shot.  ;)
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« Reply #10 on: 09-14-2003 12:10 »

How I did it is scan, play around with clothes and hair and facial features, clean up, there. Amy Lee was easy to do, since she's pretty easy to draw. Start out with someone easy- say, Matt Groening.  :)
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« Reply #11 on: 09-14-2003 13:16 »

I don't mean to offend, but the Amy Lee you drew isn't as recognizable as Futurama's Nixon or Nimoy for example. If you hadn't said who it is, I'd have guessed it's a gothic two-eyed Leela.
But yeah, I think you're right. I should be more patient, take more time and just play around until I get it right.
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« Reply #12 on: 09-14-2003 13:36 »

No offense taken  :). I know it doesn't, but I'm no Futurama artisit. But it's close enough IMO.
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« Reply #13 on: 09-14-2003 13:42 »

I think it's cool you draw so much Futurama stuff.  :)
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« Reply #14 on: 09-14-2003 15:04 »

MrBurns, just exagerate their most distinctive features, if somebody has a fairly big nose, give them a huge nose. You might also find it useful to get some tracing paper, then go over the main outlines of their face, but exagerate slightly. This will probably result in more of a King of the Hill style cartoon though.
If you just can't get it, well... don't take this the wrong way, but you just might not be good enough at drawing. Good luck.
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« Reply #15 on: 09-14-2003 15:13 »

Watch a Picture of Leonard Nimoy in real life and then compare it to Leonard Nimoy Groening-style. Then you should se how they made it.
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« Reply #16 on: 09-15-2003 06:16 »

@M Jackson: That's just what I think, I can't draw. :/

@Xmpel: Yeah that sounds like a good idea.  :)
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« Reply #17 on: 09-15-2003 11:07 »

I'll have a shot of matt bellamy if you want... my brother has tons of posters of him.(because he likes muse!!)
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« Reply #18 on: 09-15-2003 11:18 »

Hey thanks.  :) I got loooooots of images already though. Anyway, that's very kind.  :)
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« Reply #19 on: 09-15-2003 11:29 »

do you know how to post the art straight on to the screen, that would help loads
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« Reply #20 on: 09-15-2003 15:28 »

Do you mean the "art" I made? Well I haven't scanned anything so far because the faces look like anything but Matt. Anyway, I could upload an image of Matt and one I drew so maybe someone could give me some hints on how to get there.  :)
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« Reply #21 on: 09-16-2003 11:20 »

I mean Just art, how do you get it from the computer, on to the peel website without using a link.
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« Reply #22 on: 09-16-2003 11:21 »

could you also upload your art for me to have a look at????
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« Reply #23 on: 09-16-2003 12:48 »
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I guess you can't get it onto this site without uploading it somewhere first. I have about 2MB of webspace, if you have a not too big image I could upload it for you. And yes, I could also upload my "art", I just have to scan it. Err, tomorrow, ok?   :) I'm veeeeery tired. *yawn*
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« Reply #24 on: 09-17-2003 11:27 »

I'll e-mail it to you if you have an address??
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« Reply #25 on: 09-17-2003 14:06 »
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Yeah, mail it to blehbleh@web.de and I'll upload it for ya.   :)
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« Reply #26 on: 09-17-2003 18:17 »

Here what I did before with Impy, Futurama characters as The Osbournes

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« Reply #27 on: 09-17-2003 20:05 »

Someone tell me why Fry as Ozzie just... scares me.

But it IS great, you should know that, Juliet and impossible. It is amazing.

I just hope to god that Fry only dresses like that for Halloween (Scary costume! Scary!)
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« Reply #28 on: 09-18-2003 04:59 »

 :laff: Fry as Ozzy rules!  :D
winna

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« Reply #29 on: 09-18-2003 05:53 »

Also remember that drugs are an artist's best friend!   :D
MrBurns

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« Reply #30 on: 09-18-2003 07:06 »

Does coke count as a drug?  :D
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« Reply #31 on: 09-18-2003 08:15 »

 
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Also remember that drugs are an artist's best friend!    :D

Says you... the only drug I'm married to is caffiene, and that's perfectly fine here.  *rumples her brow and walks away, complaining about people needing to put outside shit in to think of good ideas..*
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« Reply #32 on: 09-18-2003 11:35 »

I can only send to addresses on hotmail, though,so unless you create one...
MrBurns

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« Reply #33 on: 09-18-2003 12:09 »

That's weird... but sorry, I don't want to create one as I don't really need it. :/
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« Reply #34 on: 09-18-2003 13:11 »

FemJesse: Caffiene, the insomniacs best friend. Ever try Jolt cola? "All the sugar and twice the caffiene" I drank a whole six pack on a dare one time, stayed awake for 2 days straight gibbering like a monkey. Fun times.
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« Reply #35 on: 09-19-2003 16:15 »

 :laff: Jolt is some kind of cult drink or whatever you call it here. Well, with "here" I mean in the band I play in.
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