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what can i do THIS MONTH(in a month) to net me fifty thousand dollar(in subs, traffic, etc) portofolio with art? note the NET as in PROFIT
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You like icons? I don't get this one: The Holy Martyr Christopher, seems like sometimes they give him a dog head.
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Rock Tumbling

Just finished batch 1 through the various steps of grit and polish.
Turned out to be quite a disaster.
I intentionally set out to tumble shitty rocks to see what would happen, and they ended up shitting up some nicer ones that I lumped in through the grit transfers.

My unit is a dual container tumbler which means there are I can run two batches at once. However, due to some rocks becoming too small and hence discarded, merging the batches allows the opportunity to begin another one. So some of the dark black creek rocks mixed with what I assume is some kind of quartz. Some of the quartz has black specs on it because the black rocks rubbed off onto them.
Guides suggest to match up hardness, but I'm not a geologist. It's basically a lesson similar to laundry or society.

Anyway, I've got a load of jaspers going which came with the tumbler, so those should turn out nice and shiny. I also broke up a rock stolen off a state park beach and tossed it in a batch.

Also have a hobby drill press now and poked some holes into some. We'll see what happens.
One thing you won't notice from the photos is the touch. They're remarkably smooth, almost smoother than the granite slab countertop I photoed them on, also probably a bad idea for photographing the rocks. Oh well.
It's a pretty fun passive hobby. Once a week you play in some water and see rocks develop.

I thought it was kind of funny. There's one rock in there that looks basically like any old creek rock like nothing happened to it. However it's incredibly smooth.
Anyway… there's my post.
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non glossing, non smearing/smudging , dry, multiple shade of grey art material

as titled. maybe pencil or wax crayon. i use HB pencils but they glossed too much under light so they scan terribly, so i need something less glossy but not graphite as theyre smudging…
any brand/ name recommendatyions?

something that makes grey in multiple shades, dry, and smudging, not smearing not glossing.
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OEKAKI THREAD

Oekaki Appreciation Thread. Show off your talent or display your shame in front of the world. Let your imagination be your limits. This is the terrible draw thread, where the only thing stopping you is decency and common sense.
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draw anything
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/art/ Christmas Card Cover Contest

It's that seasonal time of the year again and what better way to celebrate it than to create your own Christmas card for all your loved ones.

Draw up your own Christmas card cover and post it in this threat to be an entry into the contest. Contest ends Dec 24th. on the 25th I'll select the winner and sticky it on the front page for the rest of the year.
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a book to draw everything and anything

looking for books on drawing, everysingle type of things?
like an encycopedia or something?
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Totenkopf skull
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Public displays of art

Who here has ever done some sort of art show or public presentation, like a theater play or public reading? Interested in hearing your stories if you got any, here's mine:

>Be me in middle school

>For English we gotta do a reading at the school poetry fund raiser thing
>"The more you read, the more extra credit you'll get"
>I'm borderline illiterate so this would help a lot
>Decide to read E. Allen Poe's The Raven
>Never practiced, never even fully read it, just thought of it the day of the "Night"
>show time and I get scared
>Read the entire The Raven, slowly and in a monotone voice, for an entire crowd of people
>It was so boring that even the parents gave me shit about it for weeks
>Still got the credit. Worth it.

I've had more positive experiences, but that is the most memorable one I can think of lol
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what would be the most KINO thing to do as a debut one-shot comic manga thing for you to jumpstart your art-comic-manga career thing? something to grab like… a million readers overnight?
like…. just magnetically pulling them to your site with a single image?
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Gahoole Nature Safari

Hey everyone
Gonna start posting my nature photos here. hope you all like em
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Photo equipment thread

In this thread we discuss what equipment to get for a particular application and how to make the most out of it.
Tutorials specially welcome.
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Welcome to /art/!

Hello and welcome to /art/, tvch's board for anons to post their thoughts, critiques, personal work, DIY Q&A, news, recommendations, or whatever else that you'd imagine concerns a place like /art/.

- Standard board rules apply, no cp, spamming, & spoil lewds.
- Please keep all threads on topic, if you're posting any personal work keep it to one thread.
- Anime isn't art
- You're welcome to post links to personal art accounts, but keep your shilling at an absolute minimum

Update 4/16/21
To keep this board as open and friendly as possible I would like to confirm that /art/ can go beyond the usual painting/ drawing/ sculpting scope people would generally assume it's for. For this board any sort of sfw creative endeavor is welcomed, whether it would be your cosplay attempts, car painting, photoshops, DIY projects, etc. As long as there's some form of artistic creativity involved you shouldn't fear if it would be acceptable or not. So have fun out there /art/ists! :)

If you have some meta board questions or concerns ask them here and I'll do my best to address them.
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I guess vintage cameras don't fly so good.

>Man who was pinned to ground as a terrorist at LaGuardia was held after fellow flyer mistook his vintage camera for a bomb

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-10078835/Passenger-adjusting-camera-mistaken-bomb-scare-caused-emergency-landing-Queens.html
http://archive.today/9cvhu
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First of all you may wonder why I draw this? well I just have 2 reasons to make fanart of this series: First I love it, I really love cartoons still show a slice of life with crude sense of humor on them, and second, I have some kind of resemblance with the pic feeling, and Im sure some of you too, if you are a fan of Rick and Morty you may notice Rick is a person that can handle everything except himself, he is a brilliant person but way too lonely that unplug from reality with science and alcohol to avoid the fact he is a sad person, and sometimes really dont see the point of keep living, and if you get what Im saying you will see lots of times its impossible to see life without the gray filter on your eyes.
Also you may notice Rick try to commit suicide some times along the series but for some reason he never get it, and not because of him, just because life or destiny avoid death from him, those persons who seen death close before and still breath will know what Im talking about. but why Rick is so miserable why an extremely smart person like him battles with the idea of end with his life sometimes well easy because his smartness mind, he really cant see lifes point because he already lived alot, he saw alot and he dosent have someone next to him to support his madness and feel how is it to feel real life, according to his creator Justin Roiland the closest character could be compared with Rick could be Dr. Gregory House, extremely smart but a miserable person, both are persons who are great characters because both are clever guys, pervs, genius on what they do, manipulative, careless about the rest of the people,bith are nihilists to the core, and both fail in love, but while Dr. House avoid his loneliness with drugs, Rick does with alcohol, both characters dont see why life is so important, and the the straw that broke the camel's back their messy lifes with love, both cant get a couple and if they do it dosent endure cuz its barley what they want in their lifes.
Also if you are a fan of Rick and Morty you will see Rick tries to commit suicide when he fails in love, and this is why I feel some kind of familiar feeling with this pic, people may think know you but the true is you can mask how you truly feel but inside your mind screams sometimes "whats the fucking point of all of this?" you know Albert Einstein used to say: "Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results" and I can tell is fucking true, after lots of tries is madness to keep trying to achieve what you most wish?
And when you realize you keep failing your mind tells you "Isnt it enough?" and yeah maybe is right I mean people would tell you life can be nice without that dream on you but really inside you, you know its not true, because once the idea is planted in your mind nothing will stop it, even when people, family and friends dont believe in your dream after lots of years, pain and tries you start to wonder if its like try to catch a ghost or achieve a mirage, and you only wish to escape, to take away that ball and chain, but you just cant because the fuel of your life, so basically that's the feeling of all of this, Even when a dream is not as hard at it seams but for some reason life deny it systematically and you see other persons get it so easy without any kind of cost or dicipline to get it and you only wonder "do they really deserve it?" and the only thing you can do is wonder how it taste that flavor you that flavor that you've spent all your life dreaming of knowing what it tastes like.
like one of those fucking dreams you know its a dream but you cant wake up, your mind begs for help but your body dont answer, and feel the heavy charge over you and none around really want to help you.
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What comic artists and cartoonists do you enjoy, /art/?
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Photography General #001

We live in a time where nearly every child owns a cellphone, and where every cellphone houses a camera of considerable quality. Never has it been easier to take pictures than it is now. From grandmothers, to high school memequeens, and sub-80-IQ urban youths, everybody is snapping shots of themselves and their surroundings. Even NEETS.

Imageboards like Wizardchan and others often have their own photography generals, where the userbase of isolated and alienated nobodies use their tremendous amount of free time to document reality in artistic and aesthetically pleasing ways through the medium of the artificial eye.

Hopefully this thread will encourage our own inhabitants to stretch their artistic muscles and learn to think creatively visually. The picture in this post is the first photo ever taken. Captured by the Frenchman Joseph Nicéphore Niépce in 1826 at his estate in Burgandy, this blurry vision would change the world. It gave human beings the ability to truly see the world, as another human being sees it, not as an abstraction, or a representation, but as a real documentation of life from another man's eyes.

So Anon, what does life look like from your eyes?
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looking books that talks about making system like this specifically
https://youtu.be/8c264xk15o4
or something liek sega arcade stuffs (power drift, space harrier, air rescue, aqua jack so on etc) especially the physics model and how stuff sticks and not fall thru the floors despite the gaps between things and maybe lack of polygon meshes?

perhaps the behind the scene/making of logic…
hopefully includes several model/solutions of troubleshooting the same thing of why and whynots

Thank you!
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Unfunny shock art

Yikes…
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I'm a professional print screen presser who knows exactly when to screencap, behold my work
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The /art/ Class General

Episode 3 - Screen Shot Drawing
Basically for this one just screen shot some sort of video or image and draw from that. Is it a mind's eye drawing? A test to interrupt your understanding of one media platform and transferring it into your own? Shit, I dunno, but any reason is a good reason to draw. So let's see what you got!

Gonna just go ahead and make this thing a general thread so I'm not flooding the whole board with my own content lmao ;)
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Infinity Cup poll

Hey guys, /icup/ here with a question on how we're going to handle the next iteration of the Infinity Cup ( https://anon.cafe/icup/ )

We're trying to poll whether certain boards are interested in playing in the cup, or if there's some specific team that you'd like to see play. If you want to, please answer or add your own answer to the poll in https://poal.me/6x3j1u
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is there a technique or advanced mathemathics to draw in this manner but for any other objects? from straight lines to curved wheels?
given the object's and view's properties, define the line's curvature, angles and length?

https://youtu.be/GgbH7_Gc8fE
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trying to start game development projects to sell while i dont want to overshoot it but at the same time i dont want to do low return passion projects either… so i began with top ten games as a target like minecraft, gta, super mario, tetris.. all of which are top seller all time until and with the exception of gta, are quite simple, supposedly.

or maybe not.

how should i begin my things? choosing something that s in market demand but not too ambitious but also not too passionate/indie of sorts?
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art request anyone?
will consider most subjects i guess.
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I'm not sure if this is the right board to post about this, but I thought it'd be nice to have a thread about DIY automotive painting techniques.
Pic related isn't my vehicle, just one that was painted with the technique I'm about to describe, by the guy I learned this from.
Say you have an old vehicle you want to bring back to life, and you want a type of paint that will look good and be resistant without needing an expert executing the job. Alkyd enamel comes to your help. It was the typical automotive paint until acrylic enamel became popular. It's desirable because it can last a long time and can produce professional results with ease.
A good mix is rustoleum, mineral spirits, penetrol/flood and enamel hardener, which is optional but makes the paint very strong and chip resistant.
You can get the first three in home improvement stores such as Lowe's and the enamel hardener can be found in Tractor Supply (I love them for gym stuff too, you can get rubber pads for much cheaper than in other places) or other sites online.
When doing alkyd painting, it's desirable to use a high volume low pressure gun. They can be bought for cheap at places like Harbor Freight and even the cheapest ones give good results. You want many light to medium coats as opposed to a heavy one and you want the paint to stay wet as long as possible, this way it flows for a smooth glossy finish. Always paint in the lowest temperatures you can and not under direct sun.
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Dr. Seuss BTFO
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DIY Restoration Thread

Recently a friend's gardening handle broke, so I took it upon myself to make a new one. Came out pretty easily, just put a piece of a dowel on the lathe and carved down a handle. Drilled a hole in at the top for the shovel part to fit in and filled the rest up with wood glue. Feeling pretty proud of it so I figured I might share.

So what have you been fixing up?
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Honest thoughts on the current state of modernist art?
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Dutch museum says van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

>https://apnews.com/e635b833e60dfcb01351752976d818df?utm_medium=AP&utm_source=Twitter&utm_campaign=SocialFlow
>A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a museum that was closed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, police and the museum said Monday.
>The value of the work, which was on loan from the Groninger Museum in the northern Dutch city of Groningen, was not immediately known. Van Gogh's paintings, when they rarely come up for sale, fetch millions at auction.

The world is ending, might as well get a nice painting to tie the room together before I die.
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hello, when i animate walk cycles primary or anything that uses bipedal or arm it always end up limping and unbalanced or sliding…

what usually causes this and how do i avoid it? i ve considered just simulating it and then tracing it and even just get one feet right and the other feet just being a copy of the other but in different timing

is that okay? the second way feels very unnatural obviously and i havent even tried it out myself but then i dont know how to make straight ahead walking/cycles animation that is "correct/balanced enough" from the get go
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ANNIVERSARY ART CONTEST

DRAW SOMETHING AND GET FEATURED ON STREAM.

BEST DRAWING WINS A FABULOUS PRIZE (DVD copy of My Movie or something worth $10 or less or so of your choice)

Draw Whatever you want to, but try and keep it in the spirit of the anniversary!
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Art Restoration Kino

>Henry Ranger was a New York painter known for his seascapes and marine scenes. He was a promnent Tonalist and founder of the Old Lyme Art Colony. This painting of the ocean with some meandering sailboats was clearly a tonal painting when it arrived, only the wrong tone. with years of surface grime and a heavily discolored varnish the painting had taken on a very yellow cast. As the varnish was removed a few interesting discoveries were made that complicated the conservation
PREVIOUS RESTORER BTFO
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I haven't made art in a few years and I have lost my skills basically. I want to get into art again, but is it worth it? I will have to start again from scratch. Should I take up another hobby?
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no motivation cuz i dont know what 500000 people will want and i am afraid the work i put it doent worth that much so lets be more impersonal and i still dont know how
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helllo how should you plan your one shot comics/debut so it can garner attention and crowd

my plan is to have like 20-30 pages like most one shot but idk

how should i plan the content to be as exciting before running full series(because im reenacting JUMP's accepting through one shot and similarly before series and also cuz i have no idea if a series is good anyway)

cant wait for your input!
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Hi any tips to make long running manga/comic series? other than "gooducking awesome art" like what kind of debut or how do you present the materials? how much content?

i aspire to run as long as one piece or baki or dokaben but in general profittable serieses r good enough

any tips? especially content and materials for a certain "arc"???

thank u
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hi… how/where do i get regular job with this artstyle

or if were to improve it for regular order and marketabbl…
where should i go and what should i achieve?

regards
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The /art/ Class Ep1 - Our News Team

ALRIGHT, IT'S HAPPENING, SOMETHING IS FINALLY HAPPENING

So starting next week I want you all to gather your pencils, paper and other artistry utensils and come join me on a wonderful journey of drawing! What's going to be expected is that I'll post a weekly subject for us to draw about from the list posted and we all post our results within each thread.

I feel like this is going to be in beta until I get a better rhythm of things so bare with me if changes are suddenly made. I'll do my best to post a weekly video for you guys to watch to add some interest. But you're only expected to put in as much effort as you feel. So if you wanna sketch something out on the back of a receipt or use Oekaki that'll be perfectly fine.

This week's art project is: Your News Team
I think this will be a fun intro to start off on. So take some time and think of your ideal news team and what they would look like. Don't feel pressured to follow the lines exactly, if you want a team of only hot latina weather women or lizard people or even oblong shapes that seem to be wearing suits, that's entirely up to you. But you have the whole week to think & sketch up something fun and post what you got.
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cant i first get 100 subscribee for my webcomic channel before i make my super special comic especially since it is a chore and i dont have freetime for that
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painting realism

other than the physics of light what do i need to kno i paint any image realistically and achieve realistic color?
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I call this painting "Ghost Bitch".
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/art/ for Infinity Cup 2020!

Good day, artists,
Would you care for joining our inter-board competition, the Infinity Cup 2020? All you have to do is make a thread over at https://anon.cafe/icup/ with your own team and we'd be happy to let you in.
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The /art/ Class Ep 2 - Household Items

So for this one, just draw whatever house hold items you commonly use or have around your house. Try and do a couple of varying shapes and see what you feel comfortable with.

And I'll try to make shorter videos :^)
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/dump/

Dumping my art folder to liven this place up.
Anyone else who wants to contribute is welcome.
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Resource General

Post resource images for anatomy drawing.
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What gets you going, friend?

Lately I've been in a bit of a slump with the holidays and general laziness going on to get back into my work. I can imagine this isn't anything new to anyone else on here but what get's you back on the literal/preverbal drawing board? Any ideas and/or recommendations?
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What's /art/'s board mascot?
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What do you think of Joaquin Sorolla?
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Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from /co/!
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sets of drawings from 8chan I know exist but don't have

Maybe somebody floating through can help shorten this list.
</a/
-nearly every picture from the Drawing Improvement Club (years worth)
-all of Smiley's pictures
</b/
-sketchpad threads
</cow/
-drawings of Jahans, at least one that was animated as him Naruto running
</fur/
-all of their drawpiles
-assloads of disgusting porn (go figure)
</hgg/
-/hgdg/ threads (archives only give thumbnails)
</monster/
-at leasts two CYOAs (quest threads), one about a shark girl and another about a monster girl school
-a handful of drawpiles
</v/
-some /agdg/ threads

That's about all I can think of. Feel free to mention any pictures you wish you had saved ITT.
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13 Women Accuse Iranian Artist Aydin Aghdashloo of Sexual Misconduct

>Thirteen women, in interviews with The New York Times, accused the artist, Aydin Aghdashloo, of sexual misconduct over a 30-year span. Most are former students, and some are journalists who have reported on art and culture.

Maybe it was just a performance piece

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/10/22/world/middleeast/iran-metoo-aydin-aghdashloo.html?smid=tw-nytimes&smtyp=cur
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ITT: good oath voiding artwork
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shalom fellow aut/art/ches - cross-board cawl 2 service 4

heyo /art/ diz iz tbc, the BO ov /lit/ raond deez parts, n eye recently unveiled the 1st /lit/ty magazine ov the board, THE /LIT/TYZEN'S FEUILLETON, located herein: https://tvch.moe/lit/res/704.html

a poaster gave the v. austere rec 2 set auwp a portal 4 /art/ ppl 2 contriboot 2 potential pieces set 4 forthcomean feuilletons soe eye come 2 u w/ hat ean hand 2 ascertain ppl's thawts abaot facilitatean such a valuable interboard project. the feuilleton's main intent iz 2 exhibit /lit/ty content n the output ean awl respects ov p/art/isan's 2 gahoole's parisian e-cafe ov chiaroscuro anti-scurvy curio frens trewly does qualify, evun eef it ain't ean the epistolary spirit sum mite thinq iz essential 4 "literary" persewt. wud ppl hurr b open 2 supportaen a local publication?

2 b clurr: the feuilleton will awlwaies b published pro bono/as innurknit PDF file, will nevur claim "copyright" awn werks provided ean ne respect (cept dat u permit their inclusion ean duh issue u submit 4 the feuilleton ean2 perpetuity eye guess %^x), and WILL NOT BE MONETIZED IN ANY WAY/SHAPE/FORM bc fuck doshjannyean awf the werk ov righteous anons %^>

have 2 initial ideas abaot hao it could swing:

- theres a poast w/ the list of current eligible pieces - ppl eithur poast ean the thrad claimin a piece, givin' their contact infoe soe eye can send eet 2 dem, n we correspond accordinglee
- organically, ppl frum /art/ can email [email protected] 4 the above list (which wouldn't b publically poasted n thus kinda protean w/ regards 2 sub eligibility) n make their choices accordingly eef they desire 2 provide a werk relatean 2 a specific piece slated 4 incorporation

but if /art/ wants 2 contribute u moar den haev a saie ean hao u want 2 receive pieces 2 werk awn.

plz lmk eef there's overarchin interest ean such a venture n ty 4 ur time wholeheartedly %^>

tl;dr: wud /art/ poasters b invested ean2 puttean werks forward 4 a local /lit/ty publication, and eef soe hao would you prefer 2 align these w/ pieces /lit/ty users submit?
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Why are women so bad at art?
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Frank Frazetta

Putting his art into words seems to lose something of its magic. Yet I do wonder what makes it so iconic. It is of course well composed, well made, and beautiful to look at, but there must be something more. Why do you think his work still resonates?
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GONDOLA!!!!

HA HA BENIS :--DDDDD
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Sculptures

Post them or else they'll be vandalized by uncultured swine. Sculpting processes are also welcome.
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Special Sports Report

It's on! All the dates and arrangements have been made. Our first match will be on EDIT: August 16th, 2020
11:00AM PDT, 1:00PM CDT, 2:00PM EDT, 18:00 UTC
against /otter/. Be sure to check it out on the ICup cytube https://cytu.be/r/8cup

Hope to see you there. And Remember: If you would like to submit a banner to represent /art/ info and posting is in >>1157 and be sure to do so before Augest 7th.
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Post your art
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Vehicles

Don't know how successful this thread will be but I've been thinking of doing a series of vehicles.
This includes a lot of images I've been looking at off plastic model kit art.

Starting off with a drawing I did off the image to the right. It's of the Soviet antarctic exploration vehicle "Kharkovchanka" that youtube keeps recommending me. Cool looking vehicle so I wanted to use it to practice some drawing and painting.
The image that follows was done in Krita with the following tools/settings:
> Working on A4 sized canvas 300dpi, landscape mode
> Imported original image, upscaled it to half the A4 in width (50% layer upscale). This made it about 30% the height of the page
> Wanted it slightly larger than the original but not too big as there isn't much detail in the pic and I don't want to draw too much detail.
> Used "Deevad 1d pencil" tool on default settings, with color set to pure black.
I'm hoping to try out some different painting techniques and color theory on this image in coming days if I'm not too lazy.
May also bump thread with previous work.
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oh shit, we need icup banners

ive been getting this shit together and i forgot the banners, please make some. 512x64 i think? lol I have no idea, pleae shit something out that has our logo on it. quality is not important as long as its respectable. i think its due soon so i will take anything thats posted (to a serious extent)

EDIT: DUE AUGEST 7TH
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Art Instructional Videos

I've been watching a lot of videos on art instruction over the past few weeks. Will post what I thought was useful.
Pleas post anything you think is good
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Was she right /art/?
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Artist of the Day: Adolf Hitler

It's our special boy's special day!

Posting his artwork to commemorate his honour one of the most historical artists of all time
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3D art- Models and prints

How about a thread for really cool artistic models? Not generic warhammer space marines but models and 3D prints which involve real talent?
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Kino.

Post art in public places and/or graffiti.
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/prog/

Can software be art?
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Is OC art?
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We can't hangout in the Library, it's time for P.E.

So I joined us up for the /InfinityCup/. I hope you don't mind, but I snagged some of the works you guys produced and put them in as players for the game. You can find the roster here:
https://anon.cafe/icup/res/422.html#q707
http://infinitycup.shoutwiki.com/wiki//art/

For those who didn't make the cut, don't take it personally. I did this late at night and in a rush, so I wasn't taking time to pick favorites. Though, as halfassed and rushed as it was, it was pretty fun to throw something together. With the way the board has been going I think it would be fun to be involved in more cups, so if you guys have any motto ideas, uniform edits, new logo, players, etc. Post them here so we have a nice little pool to choose from next time around.

I've yet to give the team a motto, I was thinking "put a happy little ball in that goal" but I think I need to ease it with the bob ross memes (his theme is ours and so is the goal horn)
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/art/ waifu

Post your art waifus, specifically painted ones.
NO ANIME
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JEWS BTFO

>Painter Giovanni Gasparo uploaded a picture of his canvas to his Facebook page on Tuesday. Titled Martirio di San Simonino da Trento (Simone Unverdorben), per omicidio rituale ebraico (The Martyrdom of St. Simon of Trento in accordance with Jewish ritual murder), the painting is very detailed, showing a group of hook-nosed Jews with peyot and yellow, uneven teeth strangling the child and draining his blood. Some of the Jews are also shown wearing kippot and shtreimels, with one in the center wearing a tallit over his head and shoulders. In addition, the child is shown with its arms outstretched, reminiscent of Jesus Christ on the cross as the Jews look on with apparent sadistic joy.

http://archive.is/sDp2r
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Am I a good artist, fams?
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Photorealism bad

What's the deal with everyone hating on Photorealism? I understand and even agree with the most obvious and common criticism: "if I wanted to look at a photo, I would go look at a photo". In that sense, photorealism is indeed not very interesting; it doesn't bring anything new to the table since it's just a 1:1 representation of reality. However, I have seen a lot of people go further than that:
>photorealism isn't art
>only hacks paint photorealism
>it doesn't take any skill
>photorealism is actually easy to paint, I could totally draw that if I wanted, but I'm busy doing REAL art
>real artists paint from memory and photorealists only know how to copy (a friend of mine said this one yesterday)
Like, I get you don't find photorealism interesting. Neither do I, unless the artist has done something truly special with the lighting, but there is a world of difference between merely stating that and going the extra mile to dunk on the movement. Every time a photorealist piece goes viral, or whenever the topic pops up for one reason or the other, you are guaranteed to find people parroting the points above. It's almost like it's become a mighty need to state out loud how much you dislike photorealism, and the funny part is that the thing these people have all in common is that they all studied art in college.

Why the needless hate for photorealism? Is it that these people have been too brainwashed by academia, is it that they are jealous of photorealist artists, or is it more like a secret code they have to signal they too are in "the club"?
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Discuss
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Favorite painters?

Mine is Peter Booth.
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3D Printing: Art or Fart?

>"Oh wow, amazing grass and ground texture, how did you do that?"
<"Well I painted, added glue and applied dirt and grass separately using an assortment of methods
>"And that water looks amazingly real too, how did you pull that off?"
<"Layers of colored resin that I dyed my self, after setting up some materials to look like a river bed"
>"That castle is pretty neat, how did you create that?"
<"Oh it's 3D printed"
>Mild feeling of disappointment

Would you consider 3D printing to be a respectable form of art or craftsmen ship? Personally I've always found it to be a cheap short cut in actually creating something. There could have been a multitude of other ways he could have constructed that castle, but 3D printing feels the careless and laziest way to go about it. The disappointment I feel is the same as if someone just printed out their painting on an inkjet printer.

How does anon feel about it? Can it work as it's own medium or is it just the lazy man's modeling clay?
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This lockdown has me with too much free time and little to do with it so I'm wasting it.
I've considered giving sculpture a try, any tips for a beginner who knows nothing? I was thinking of using ferrocement (cement and steel mesh).
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Beijing’s UCCA Center for Contemporary Art to reflect on our post-Covid world when it re-opens in Ma

https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/beijing-s-ucca-center-for-contemporary-art-to-reopen-in-may

>Beijing's UCCA Center for Contemporary Art has announced its grand post-Covid reopening on May 21. "We will reopen in Beijing with Meditations in an Emergency, an exhibition that has grown directly out of this unprecedented situation


>UCCA's first new show of the year, Meditations in an Emergency (until 30 August) derives its title from an anthology by the American poet and curator Frank O'Hara, and will feature around 30 Chinese and foreign artists, still to be announced, with works from the past 15 years


How do you think a communist country like China would want to depict their own absolute fuck up?
What sort of work from 15 years ago would make any sort of statement that can be said in this specific situation?
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THE OEKAKI CONTEST

TO CELEBRATE THE LAUNCH OF OEKAKI ON TVCH I AM HOSTING A ONE TIME ONLY OEKAKI CONTEST WITH FABULOUS PRIZES

RULES ARE VERY SIMPLE
>All pieces must be completed using the oekaki function
>if you want to be entered for prizes include your email/steam/discord/something I can use to contact you, if you need help setting up a burner email that will protect your privacy try cock.li
<if you don't want to do the step above and you're really damn good I'll use your drawing in a video if you're okay with that
>entries will be accepeted until Midnight Central time on May 4th/5th
>Winners will be determined sometime in the afternoon of 5/5/2020

PRIZES
FIRST PLACE: Anything on steam or GOG $20 or under, I make your oekaki my wallpaper and streaming background for a month, plus 2nd and 3rd place prizes
>SECOND PLACE: Anything on steam or GOG $10 or under, plus 3rd place prize
<THIRD PLACE: Anything on steam or GOG $5 or under, plus I print and frame your oekaki, hang it on my wall and use it in a future video.

with up to $35 of prizes at your disposal how could you NOT enter????

LET THE CONTEST BEGIN
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I draw Elizee
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>Make an art piece thats a bunch of knives sticking out on the wall
>It's super dangerous but "damn, looks cool thou"
>Exactly what you expect to happen, happens.
Has art ever killed anyone?
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powerful.
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Banner Competition!

Draw/photograph your best banner, winner becomes the banner for the main page and /art/ for a week

New winner chosen every week! Everyone who enters will have there banner featured at least once. and once multiple banners are figured out working on it lol sorry all banners posted will be rotated on /art/

Requirements:
>Must be 300x100 pixels in size
and that's it! No filesize limits here
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Need something to do inbetween panic attacks over some stupid fucking literally nothing chink flu? Make a mask!
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New Banksy

Banksy is back with a new piece. Frankly I'm tired of his work, looking at this one it's message feels very surface level and almost repetitive. He doesn't feel captivating any more, very much something I see on my feed and immediately move on. Frankly I got tired of his work after his DismalLand project.

What do you guys think of the new piece?
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ART
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Wallpaper General

I guess this is a good enough excuse to post overly filtered high quality images. How do you decorate your computer screen?
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You will never achieve this level of quality.
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TESTEN

TESTERINO