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supercleaveland answered to your photoset “HELLO TUMBLR, could you do me a favor? I’ve had Datsi as a character…”

Depends on his surroundings I suppose, but the left one seems more wintery or “royal”. Right looks more adventurey/warm.

The former definitely fits better with his personality, I’d say! He’s very much a winter person. If this poll ends up in a tie (or near tie) as it seems to be doing so far I’m probably just gonna see which looks better in testing, since pallet-swaping sprites isn’t all that hard Hell, might just do that anyway.

— 1 week ago
#supercleaveland  #txt 

HELLO TUMBLR, could you do me a favor? I’ve had Datsi as a character for a long time and I’ve never been able to decide on a color scheme for him, and am currently undecided between the two above. So, in the absence of a proper poll feature, could you tell me which one of these do you think looks better?

— 1 week ago with 102 notes
#digital  #datsi  #color  #resimir  #THANKS IN ADVANCE 
Overdue commission for Kalt, who may or may not have a tumblr account (I don’t know!!).
One more to go!

Overdue commission for Kalt, who may or may not have a tumblr account (I don’t know!!).

One more to go!

— 1 week ago with 41 notes
#commission  #digital  #color  #finished  #kaltren  #transparent  #kalt 
Protip: Let me mess with your character’s design and I will end up really liking the result and then just draw it over and over, as Jewel has just discovered

Protip: Let me mess with your character’s design and I will end up really liking the result and then just draw it over and over, as Jewel has just discovered

— 2 weeks ago with 108 notes
#jewel  #jewelots  #sketch  #digital  #gift art 
An even older character design practice doodle, ehe

An even older character design practice doodle, ehe

— 2 weeks ago with 50 notes
#digital  #sketch  #misc designs 
Character design practice from a few days ago, coordinates are supposed to be 54°S 140°W, WHOOPS

Character design practice from a few days ago, coordinates are supposed to be 54°S 140°W, WHOOPS

— 2 weeks ago with 32 notes
#sketch  #digital  #misc designs 
WHOOPS FORGOT TO POST HERE AGAIN
Here’s a self-portrait, 100% accurate

WHOOPS FORGOT TO POST HERE AGAIN

Here’s a self-portrait, 100% accurate

— 2 weeks ago with 18 notes
#digital  #color  #finished  #transparent 
LONG overdue commission for Munks! Only two to go~

LONG overdue commission for Munks! Only two to go~

— 1 month ago with 89 notes
#mawnkeesgomu  #schlamm  #finished  #color  #commission  #digital  #transparent 
If you’re wondering why I don’t color my work often, it’s because the colors on my desktop are kinda off, so whenever I export my stuff, what looked good at first is suddenly over-saturated, among other issues.
However, I think I figured out a work-around that lets me check my progress on another computer, and tried it out using Sheps' Sheps (with some artistic liberties) as a test subject since she's drawn me a bazillion things.
Still got a few things to iron out with this method, but I like where it’s going!

If you’re wondering why I don’t color my work often, it’s because the colors on my desktop are kinda off, so whenever I export my stuff, what looked good at first is suddenly over-saturated, among other issues.

However, I think I figured out a work-around that lets me check my progress on another computer, and tried it out using Sheps' Sheps (with some artistic liberties) as a test subject since she's drawn me a bazillion things.

Still got a few things to iron out with this method, but I like where it’s going!

— 1 month ago with 85 notes
#gift art  #sheps  #digital  #color 
Normally I try to refrain from adding chunks of text to posts on this blog, but what I’m about to discuss helped me TREMENDOUSLY with my art anxiety, and I’m hoping it can help those of you who have the same issue.
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Immediately after summer break began, with the distractions of school removed, I fell into an art rut. For a full week I was able to accomplish almost nothing artistically. It wasn’t even like my brain was fried from school, even thinking about drawing filled with me with anxiety.
On Tuesday of this week, I discussed the issue with my therapist, and after a bit of questioning, she realized that the problem went much, much deeper — I was letting myself get destroyed by general feelings of inadequacy, which I had bottled up for years, born from me comparing myself to others in any field, art being the most prominent. I envied those who were prodigious and, on some subconscious level, I had convinced myself not being as skilled detracted my value as a person.
My therapist eventually put forth the idea that I associated people and their work, myself included, too closely — as if their identities were defined by their skill, not their passions — and suggested that I try to break this link. Learn to view people and their creations as separate things.
And it worked. Almost immediately after picking up my tablet pen hours later, my drawing anxiety vanished almost completely, and I drew without worry.
If you find yourself struggling with the same thing, comparing yourself to others in art, music, etc, try to break that association. Remind yourself that one’s work is not a measurement of their worth, yourself included. Just because you’re not the artist someone else is doesn’t make you less of a person.
Hope it helps ♥

Normally I try to refrain from adding chunks of text to posts on this blog, but what I’m about to discuss helped me TREMENDOUSLY with my art anxiety, and I’m hoping it can help those of you who have the same issue.

— 1 month ago with 53 notes
#art  #art anxiety  #the most text this blog will ever see 
coffuu:

Taxi gave me a REALLY CUTE sketch of Coffer and i loved it so much I needed to finish it

STILL IN AWE OVER WHAT YOU DID WITH THAT SKETCH
(sketch in question here)

coffuu:

Taxi gave me a REALLY CUTE sketch of Coffer and i loved it so much I needed to finish it

STILL IN AWE OVER WHAT YOU DID WITH THAT SKETCH

(sketch in question here)

— 1 month ago with 321 notes
#coffer  #collab