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I've decided to send out RANDOM Drawing tips. :D:D
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(7/4/10) TODAY'S TIP:
I hope you get the meaning by how I word this, but I always remind myself to get TONE BEFORE DETAILS!! In other words, BEFORE I work on all the details of a certain part of the face, I make SURE I FIRST get the tonal value correct BEFORE I draw in the little details. Other wise, I end up smearing them if I have to keep blending that area darker and darker, and having to draw them all over again. Does that make sense? HA! :D:D:D

TODAY'S TIP 2/1/10:
Instead of tossing out your DARKER pencils (B, 2B, etc) WHEN they get too small, I save them for doing JUST the black and darkest areas of a drawing, when all you are doing is just filling in dark areas. While they may be too small to have that familiar feel in your hand, I hold them sideways for dark areas anyway, so it works nice and lets me get the most mileage out of my pencil money! :D
Manson 2 - Mr Contrast by Doctor-Pencil
  • Listening to: Andrew Belle
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:iconbeckysthintowin:
beckysthintowin Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013
Here are three more drawing tips: trace trace trace
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Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you implying that I'm tracing something??!!!?
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LindArtz Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2013
Cripe, how much freakin money do you spend on pencils?!! :rofl:

Seriously, with your skills, you must be a millionaire! (or will be oneday ) :)
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:icondoctor-pencil:
Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
It's harder than you think to earn a living by drawing. You cannot make $$ by profiting on the "likeness of a celebrity" without their permission, so you can't sell prints. Maybe something will drop in my lap one day? :D
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vin-o Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2010
yeah man i always thought that it would be easier to get the tone down first then get all detailed, which i thought of doing from learning from my mistakes. but that is a big part of fine art that most people don't get.
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Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Jul 12, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yup! haha
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Palmer0047 Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yes... i normally through those stumpy pencils away! Great tip dude i will try that out next time.
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cerebraleye Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Could you do a series of scan in from the stages of your drawings with comments about how you are working on a piece. I want to learn tonal pencils but am unsure about how to get the soft smooth blend effect. Maybe just on blending or how to get that soft transition look in your drawings. If you have time that is. :please:
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Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I wrote a TIP GUIDE HERE: [link]
Also, check in my TUTORIALS folder in my gallery. Hope that helps?
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cerebraleye Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
Holy crap that is awesome! thank you for all that! I should have known you would have something like this up. I will not question that again! LOL!:community:
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:icondoctor-pencil:
Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Jul 7, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ha! I should send that link out to everyone? :D:D
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Amaterasu1960 Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dank u, Thank you !!!
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daviedave66 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
your right! man, why didnt i think of that before.... I miss some of the shading places. drawing the details then later noticing that it needs to be more shaded.. then i gotta do the details again. thanks for the tip !
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chingchingbling Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
Thank you for sharing! <3
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:iconkarthik82:
karthik82 Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Good ones Rick! Thanks for sharing.
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i-like-sushi Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
Good tip thanks :)
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TipicoTipoC Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
great tips
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Jacques-Noir Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
Nice idea, thanks :D
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Art2Sacrifice Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I forgot this part a few weeks ago and made a mess of my drawing. :( Definitely a good tip!!
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Ralpad Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010
nice one buddy ;p
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Kickstarter Featured By Owner Jul 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I learned that the hard way lol :)
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philippeL Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's a good point :)
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:icondoctor-pencil:
Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks Philippe! :D
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:iconphilippel:
philippeL Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Welcome, Rick!
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CaronCecilia Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Writer
thanks for sharing your talent with us!
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:icondoctor-pencil:
Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:D more than welcome :D
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Igorxxx70 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010
How so you expect someone to remember to go to your page every day?
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:icondoctor-pencil:
Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ummm...you don't have to. Just saying to those who come already, to watch for updates :D
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him666foreverx Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2010
i dont remember (even though you're in my watchers) i just do :D
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lee100188 Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010
good tip rick, i have a pencil extender which i can use to place pencils in though its a neat little tool which serves a great purpose dropped on it in a art shop :).
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Doctor-Pencil Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
ha didn't even know they had those. Will help hold the short ones :D
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lee100188 Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2010
yes they do, i was like yay what a good tool, so simple but dead good. and i still use the small pencils in the same way you would tho, but always good knowing you got th to use :)
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LifelessAlarm Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2010
Cool idea, should be helpful =)
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