Hey Everyone, My First Sketch!

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        05-23-2007, 08:37 AM
    Hey Everyone, My First Sketch!

    I did my first real horse sketch this morning, my first attempt of drawing horses lol I can't however seem to get the ears right tell me what you think and how to improve coz I wana do more now hehe, also, I can't decide whether what iv'e drawn is a horse or a pony? It was ment to be a big hunter horse at first but looks more like a lil cobby thing! What say you?
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        05-23-2007, 10:29 AM
    Its alot better than anything I could do I can't draw :(
        05-23-2007, 10:51 AM
    Awww thanx :)
    Hmm du you like anime? Or cartoon? Y don't you try and do a cartoon style or anime style horse? You might surprise yourself
        05-24-2007, 04:01 AM
    I have but they still all look awfull
        05-25-2007, 09:57 AM
    Looks great I wish I could draw like that. I'm ok but not as good as my friend. *she sold all of her paintings to raise money for a very very nice dressage saddle* I thought that was smart, so now I try to draw and paint as good as her.
        05-25-2007, 10:34 AM
    Aww cheers :) hmmm Id like a new saddle, a nice dressage one but like A. I can't draw tht good for sellin, B. I dnt do dressage. C Id actualy need a horse in the first place. Lol sounds kwl tho :)
        06-15-2007, 05:50 PM
    I draw horses myself and for a first time drawing of a horse that is really good. You don't even want to know what mine looked like. If you'd like a few tips the best one I can give is don't draw from mind (though I'm not sure how you drew this one) The best drawings come from studying a picture or a live subject. Another suggestion would to be trying circles even. Do the ears as ovals and do a rough sketch first and then add detail. It makes a lot of difference. Don't be afraid to be messy. As long as you use pencil anything can be errased but one thing my art teacher told me was to try to never erase, at least until after you had it done then you could erase the messy spots.

    I hope this helps ^.^

    -Keep up the good work
        06-15-2007, 06:50 PM
    Hey thanx for the compliment Lipizzangirl!
    Yea, this one was draw partialy from mind (I saw a pic and then tried to memorize it rather than properly study it oops :( ) Oh well. Thanx for the tips, yea they realy help me :) Im paranoid of being a bit messy, it has to be "perfect" (no smudges or random lines) all way through lol I need to get outa that habbit! Ill try to relax a bit more when I draw. And yes, I seem to have forgotten that an eraser can be used anytime and that wen used finely, pencil can be easily rubbed out at the end. Thanx loads for the help what drawing have you done? (cant remember if I've seen them up here.... if youve posted any.... if you have and I have commented then I have a realy shocking memory.... if you havnt posted any then may we have a look if you wouldnt mind? Im curious about seeing different peoples artwork ) XxX
        06-15-2007, 08:00 PM
    I actually just posted some. I joined today so you wouldn't have seen them. I have more on my other computer but can't find my floppy but I'll get one from my bf and have those up by tomorrow hopefully.
        06-15-2007, 08:08 PM
    Oh wicked, *goes and loox*...
    Oh kyewl there ace, I luv the split personality one (hoping I have gone to the right persons gallery lol) very kwl! I like your artwork
    The equine eye is kwl too, I wish my drawings could be as full of life but they look quite plain, goes back to the "be messy" thing though... that would liven them up a bit! Btw is that your horse you have the pic of? If so he's very cute ^.^

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