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Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 05:23:34 No. 1 [Reply]
Welcome to /loomis/ ! This board is intended for the discussion of a variety of artistic subjects, with an emphasis on illustration, painting and animation. If you're looking for books, video lectures and demonstrations on these subjects, please see the old /loomis/ resource hub archived at: https://bit.ly/3mW0abp Check out the 8chan "booru" at ourobooru.booru.org In case of outages, be sure to bookmark the alternative board, anon.cafe/loomis/
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Loomis Feels Thread 2: the New Normal Anonymous 07/13/2021 (Tue) 05:14:38 No. 3408 [Reply] [Last]
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>Another year where ever single woman in all my classes are under 7/10 >>5614 Based grifter bro. How the fuck do these people find enough buyers to make a fucking living.
Eloy is gay as fuck. That's why it makes good background noise for drawing. https://youtube.076.ne.jp/watch?v=KI8b6GQ5C80
>The only semi decent looking white women in class are hardcore feminists again AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA

A thread for people of all skill levels to dump their works-in-progress and studies Old Thread: >>3 Resources: Northern Kentucky University Drawing Database - Marc Leone "the Basics" Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtd6uwNFl9k&list=PLMXbAPr21di-Ox-dmDwL2riWedei1dn9S[Embed] Ctrl+Paint.net Free Video Library https://www.ctrlpaint.com/library/ Anatomical 3-D Models: https://pastebin.com/9VgmQQPk Random Figure Poses: https://quickposes.com/en

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What is the best way to practice to achieve jitter free lines and to make accurate strokes? Should I be practicing both digitally and on paper or on paper only for this?
>>5636 Peter Han's Dynamic Sketching course on youtube. Start with paper, you can practice woth digital as well but I never did, really. It just translated over. Be advised that if you have a small/chinese tablet it will be next to impossible in either case

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I almost forgot abou this song - would have been a shame.
I hadn't listened to this in a long time. That was a mistake, because it's easily the best album I've found to zone out and do stuff on autopilot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zMLzinvl3Ss

Non-denominational /loomis/ Drawpile Thread Anonymous 07/06/2020 (Mon) 03:06:34 No. 15 [Reply] [Last]
Drawpile (https://drawpile.net/) is a collaborative drawing and visual shitposting software. Every Sunday at 10pm CST Sunday at 2pm CST/CDT [9pm CET] good /loomis/ boys and girls of all skill levels from across the internet come together for a one-of-a-kind artistic experience. Join us! Drawpile > Session > Join > Host name (artga.in) > Channel (/loomis/)
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Overslept again, but I'll post everyting when I get home from work heh
Here is the previous week's contributions. Like the week before it the raw canvas was so huge it had to be offloaded to anonfiles.com. Enjoy! https://anonfiles.com/Z5Q4W8B4x5/1-16-22w_png
-and the Sunday Session, thanks for your patience as always

Moe Anthropomorphism Edition
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>>5514 Fin
>>5584 >tfw no half-starved socialist socialite FSU catsuit gf This is le gabidalisds' fauld :DD
WIP

-See weekly theme. -Draw. It doesn’t matter what, or how, as long as it’s related to the theme. -Post. -Repeat next week.
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Late again, I was only able to get two done today >>5257 SNOW
>>5316 and ELVES https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p7CeTfyfJ14 Hopefully will catch up tomorrow; this takes way more time than you'd think. At least for me lol
>>5630 Forgot to mention-we had a guest theme that week. KAPPA

Let off some steam, Bennet
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Merry Christmas from /co/!
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Drawing Hardware General Anonymous 05/09/2021 (Sun) 14:14:30 No. 2780 [Reply] [Last]
A THREAD FOR DIGITAL DRAWING HARDWARE AND PERIPHERAL QUESTIONS I was drawing this morning and my tablet (HUION WH1409 8192) pen's pressure was acting up and I pressed down harder on it thinking the nib was stuck or something but I felt the nib get lodged into the pen. The nib was really stuck in there but I managed to get it out. HOWEVER, now it's not registering pressure whatsoever and I've tried sticking objects down the shaft to see if I could maybe get whatever was in there out or maybe reset the pressure mechanism, but to no avail. I'm pretty sure it's just fucked. I found what model it was online but how exactly does replacing a previous pen work? Should it work out of the box when I touch the new pen to my tablet or am I going to have to install new drivers? Are the settings on it going to have to be reset?
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After a week of drawing on my new tablet I am incapable of returning my smaller one. It feels so constraining to be unable to draw with full shoulder movement. I have no idea how I managed survive for a whole year with a tablet that small. I can never go back now that I know how wonderful large tablets are. Just wanted to let you know that I am grateful for your advice Loomis. Cheers.
>>5455 Thank you; I'm extremely glad to see that so many people who've gone through with similar upgrades seem to share a similar sentiment.
Oh, I found the screenshot of that table that was once present on the WACOM wiki a few months ago (no-schizo, it was removed from the wiki a day or two after I'd posted it in a tablet thread on /ic/ after being on there for who knows how long. Coincidence?) This table, to me, proves that Wacom's tablets have been more or less unchanged since the Intuos 3-apart from ergonomic concerns-as well as the potential "sensitivity" of their stylus which most will tell you isn't something of real concern

QTDDTOT Anonymous 12/31/2020 (Thu) 10:05:18 No. 1309 [Reply] [Last]
Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread: There's no QTDDTOT edition
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>>5473 Ah, I remember I wrote out a big response to this but my phone screwed up and I discarded it. Anyway: 2B, 6B 2H, none of that stuff has ANYTHING to do with the size of the pencil itself, it has everything to do with the softness or hardness of the lead core (the part of the pencil that makes the mark on the paper) and that's it. Hard leads are capable of the faintest values/lightest possible value ranges and the opposite is true for the soft leads (6B being the softest). Put simply: softer lead = darker mark harder lead = lighter mark These are what I use when I draw in pencil: https://www.dickblick.com/products/blick-studio-drawing-pencils/ They're what I mentioned earlier. Over ten pencils each in a full value range set for $70 is quite a decent deal (you can see an artistic rendition of the pencil's possible value range in the pictures of individual pencils). So you buying nothing but 6B is kind of silly but if you're just starting out and mostly focusing on measurement techniques you'll be fine. >>5519 Dude 70 dollars is way too expensive for pencils I get them in cheap and in bulk from ching cnan chong. cost like 1 dollar for 12 pencils. WEAR ARE BEAR pls don't go Harb on us, Burr. Also if you're reading this, come back ffs Harb whatever we did we're sorry Anonymous 12/30/2021 (Thu) 23:45:05 No. 5488 [Reply] I apologize for the incoming blogpost. I'm a non-artist, but I've been told I'm good at drawing. I always had a passing interest in drawing, but the last time I drew was probably back in 2014 for an art class. I decided to properly sit down and draw something for the first time about two years ago. The first image (not Hitler by the way) is what I ended up with. I think it's pretty good, especially considering that it was >1. my first portrait ever (not counting all the Crayola drawings back in preschool of course), >2. drawn with my non-dominant hand. Since then, I've done about eight portraits, all of them done in probably 2-3 hours. Only three of them I think are decent enough for posting. This next one of Elizabeth Taylor is my seventh and probably my best, also the first in several months. The first one is from where I left off last night while the second is some cleaning up I was doing today because I thought it might be good enough to finish. While I think it is decent work, it's not as accurate to her as I'd like it to be because I don't actually know how to do basic things like sketching. At the moment, the only way I know how to improve my art quality is to get some finer pencils and smoother paper. I have the bare minimum education art, in fact this is the first time I've been to any /loomis/. I also don't know if my artwork is particularly good, because I've only been told that I'm good by non-artists, one art teacher, and a guy in a draw thread who said I was ahead of most anons. My question is: where do I start at my skill level? Do I go do the most basics or is it more efficient to start somewhere in the middle? Another thing, I want to segue into animation, with emphasis on human anatomy, so how do I go about doing that? My mind's eye is alright I suppose, but not nearly as sharp as my real one. 1 post omitted. >>5488 I am on a similar level to you. >>5493 is right. Going through basics can help a lot especially if you are self taught. Beginner books will likely cover some techniques you missed. Drawing sloped roofs in perspective was one of them for me. Over time work your way up to more advanced books. Life drawing is another good way to improve. Don't always focus on rendering models with as much detail as possible. Do some quick drawings. Focus on gesture (shape, fell, and energy of the pose), contours, or shadows. Once at a time per quick drawing. >Another thing, I want to segue into animation, with emphasis on human anatomy, so how do I go about doing that? My mind's eye is alright I suppose, but not nearly as sharp as my real one. It's best if you start from basics and work your way up. There are books and videos that cover what you need to know. >this is the first time I've been to any /loomis/ Then you probably do not know about the resource hub. It has books and links to videos that will help you. https://web.archive.org/web/20190721220321/http://www.8ch.net/loomis/hub.html >>5497 >>5493 Alright, I'll try from the beginning. Also, is it worthwhile to do things in color early on or should I try to save that for later? It's something I've been tempted to do, but I think that it'll be tough for me because I don't sketch anything beforehand. >>5499 I would stick to single color when learning shapes, anatomy, shading, etc. That way you do not waste time on picking colors and everything that goes with it. Learn coloring and realistic rendering in color, obviously. Try incorporate thing you learned in drawings you do for fun only. Don't get stuck grinding practice all the time either. It's too easy to get burned out that way, and you need to draw something else just so you have a chance to apply what you learned over past few hours or days. Resource Begging Thread Anonymous 04/26/2021 (Mon) 13:38:10 No. 2623 [Reply] ITT beg for resources, anything from broad categories to specific angles goes. Pls post cute girl hands. 2d or 3d. I can't make my fingers not disgusting. 12 posts and 2 images omitted. >>4013 >any good... anything on the basics of construction with shapes? i'm just learning how to do this I would start with just looking at some pictures of cartoons characters or objects you have and tracing shapes over them. Anything complex is made up of very basic shapes, the square, circle, and triangle. You'll learn about perspective as you get a handle on construction, and be able to tackle more difficult subjects. The idea is to take simple forms and turn them 3D. Once you can do that, you can twist and turn them, change these shapes to be whatever you want, and you'll be able to visualize in 3D. Form drawing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhOdCVZjdDA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3uEtdDvK6Xo I would start with CtrlPaint's beginner course on traditional sketching on his website. >>4033 Thansk for the advice, but the shapes part is what I've already done. Those animals made from shapes is where I'm at now, and it's what I'm looking for. I don't mean to sound like I think I've mastered it, or anything. But I've been shapes and perspective for months and I want to move on from it. I need references of people doing things. Not athletes in motion or static poses but actions being performed. Anything would work, really, I just want to practice describing different actions and contexts. I can just search, of course, for any random thing like "climbing ladder", "firing pistol" or "cooking". But that approach doesn't expose me to ideas outside my own perspective. Is there any way I could find a large collection of such images or videos without searching explicitly for specific actions? Krita Anonymous 10/18/2020 (Sun) 03:03:28 No. 533 [Reply] Krita remains the most versatile and overall best free drawing, painting and animation software I'm aware of. It is extremely competitive and even superior to many commercial software options. Find it at https://krita.org/en Newest Stable Release 4.4.8 (8/25/21) https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/ Krita 5.0 Beta! https://krita.org/en/item/second-beta-for-krita-5-0/ Edited last time by loomis on 11/03/2021 (Wed) 07:32:29. 32 posts and 4 images omitted. New Krita 5.0 beta, F*ckers! https://krita.org/en/item/second-beta-for-krita-5-0/ Have they added [insert feature] or fixed [insert bug] like you'd always wanted, at long last? >>4961 > Have they added [insert feature] or fixed [insert bug] like you'd always wanted, at long last? I wait until it's out of beta to compile it. Last time I tested 5.0 branch, it was very unstable(that was a year ago). I hope they fixed some of the weird bugs I got, that lead to crashes. Most often than not RAM issues. The comics docker was alao unusable for me. Maybe it works when 5.0 is released. I'm praying to Jebus. /AGM/ - All Gains Matter Anonymous 09/29/2020 (Tue) 05:00:38 No. 305 [Reply] [Last] Don't neglect your wonderful body, Anon. Physical health and mental health are strongly correlated; become a man worthy of your anime Original Character girlfriend's heart and realize your true potential in the disgusting, 3D Pig-Dimension through the time-honored technique of lifting things off of the ground into an anatomically strategic position and then putting them back down again! Official /loomis/ home gym workout routine for amateurs All exercises use light dumbbells (10lb, 20lb and 40+lb for lower body exercises-and a$20-\$30 door frame pull up bar recommended) or body weight and are performed 3 sets proceeding until failure. Each days' series of exercises should require roughly two episodes of japanese girl cartoons worth of time to complete. Recommended concurrent viewing for maximum gains and motivation (feel free to recommend your own below!): Baki the Grappler: https://4anime.to/anime/baki JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: https://4anime.to/anime/jojo-no-kimyou-na-bouken-tv Keijo: https://4anime.to/anime/keijo Hajime no Ippo: https://4anime.to/anime/hajime-no-ippo Hokuto no Ken: https://4anime.to/anime/hokuto-no-ken https://exrx.net/Lists/Directory Day 1 - the Biceps of Bridgman: Dumbbell Hammer Curl

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>>4977 Oh, I knew I remembered black wallnut extract from somewhere. You're trying to get rid of your parasites. Terpentine has to be taken with the most disgusting of augars, so these things actually are tricked into killing themselves. I'm not sure anymore, but I think you took it right before eating or so (don't quote me on that). The most effective for me was some black extract imported from russia, maybe that was black wallnut. It was liquid though. I always took a cup of water with a few drops before eating. Aftee four days it started to get too uncomfortable for these fuckers, so they dipped. I hope you go through with it every day, until you see qn effect. After two weeks, there should be an effect at latest.
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CMG - Comics Manga General Anonymous 10/26/2021 (Tue) 13:17:15 No. 4820 [Reply]
This thread is dedicated to sharing your own comics, panels or comic/manga related media. This is also a good place to receive comments on your writing, page flow, illustration techniques or style. Feel free to post inspirational material or links and media realated to comic and manga creation. Obviously useful discussions related to comic/manga creation are appreciated.
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>>5443 >that kind of sequence Maybe not the right phrase actually. The sequence itself isn't that comparable Whatever.
>>5443 >I'm a little curious about your reasoning for that particular bubble placement. i'm afraid i didn't really think about it the same goes for the text bubble on page 5 maybe i should have placed it at the top of page five ty, i don't know if i'll ever do something like this ever again, but if i do i'll try incorporate your advice

Avoiding nudity? 11/29/2021 (Mon) 23:35:52 No. 5168 [Reply]
Could I learn figure drawing without nudes? I don't want to look at naked people Using models that use underwear would be fine, right? Like in this proko ref
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>>5319 >disgraced 8kun.top What happened? I know the timeline as this: >Hotwheels leaves because he's a cunt and blames everyone for "bullying" him. >Codemonkey takes over >site gets shat on by alt left. >Jim decides "let's rebrand" to 8kun. >codemonkey talks with lawyer about loli because unironic pedos have been getting loli banned everywhere. >lawyer says loli is not allowed >traffic bombs as anons leave to the webrings. >eventually codemonkey steps down and that's all I know. what happened afterwards?
>>5395 The story of 8chan so far as I know it, being a guy that posted on /loomis/ pretty much exclusively this entire time (but still believed in the "idea" of 8chan as a hedge against over moderated, censorious websites like R*ddit): >8chan.net picks up Gamergate traffic and becomes relevant out of nowhere after a couple years of just sort of floundering around like most non-4chan imageboards >Hotwheels begins taking heat from journalists, SJW-types etc. which he bravely shrugs off >8chan is taken over by a rich old boomer named Jim and his son Codemonkey, with Hotwheels remaining basically the CTO or whatever you might call it; Hotwheels was painted into a corner because he was cut off from all conceivable mainstream payment gateways so effectively selling the site was his only option >Suddenly, just a few months in the site stops working properly, posts on the front page are frozen in place for hours, sometimes days at a time (the catalog still works normally) >Instead of fixing the problem, Hotwheels and his friend Josh Moon who Jim hired with Hotwheels' recommendation deign to make a new imageboard engine entirely. The site is left broken for six months and well over 90% of the users, maybe over 95% even had left by that point. >Hotwheels has an epiphany and investigates the code; it was one of Josh's commits that broke the site and instead of taking care of that which probably took him no time at all and giving themselves time to work on this second project they put the cart before the horse, losing everything in the process. >8chan.net was still around and now "fixed", then some Kiwi shoots up a mosque full of people who unironically didn't do nuffin' and instead of blaming it on Reddit implicates 8chan, which is subsequently taken out in the legal kerfuffle that followed. >Some months pass after that and then 8chan comes back as "8kun", is hosted on a toaster and riddled with posting errors >We stuck it out as long as we could there despite its flaws but it was pretty insufferable, eventually I was approached by Mark who moderated /v/ from the beginning of the affair who'd apparently made his own imageboard with help, and that's how we ended up hear
>>5397 Sorry, but that really isn't any less or more than what I already know. I was wondering if there were any updates on drama after CM left.

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