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Please help teach me to draw an anime cat

Discussion in 'Art and Graphic Designs' started by Brambleclaw, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Brambleclaw

    Brambleclaw

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    Hi ive been trying to draw some anime cats. And well its not going so well so i was gonna ask for some help.
    So can somone give me a basic guide on how to draw a cat like this
    As i am new to drawing not very good at it and want to learn. Also i really dont know where to start. Ive tried the head and from the tail and the feet but im not sure. Where to start.
    Great thanks if you could teach me how to draw Thanks and +rep :D ty for your time

    http://fc07.deviantart.net/fs45/f/2009/161/3/0/Jayfeather_Poppyfrosts_Family_by_Paintpaw.png
     
  2. Ecrolls

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    What i find best is to draw the inner features first, then go outward, otherwise you end up with a squished face. There is only a limited amount you can learn about drawing if someone tells you how. It all depends on your perception of form: if you see and think of things as flat they will be flat. Etc etc. I advise going to youtube and watching markcrilley videos if you are into anime drawing styles. Study real cat anatomy too, it helps since anime is mostly exaggeration of lines and features in things.

    P.S DONT ASK HOW TO DRAW
    Be more specific rather "im shit plz help plox pl0x" signals which you are giving out right now. We can't help you if you write like a retard. I have a feeling you wrote this on impulse so it won't matter anyway.
     
  3. Brambleclaw

    Brambleclaw

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    Thanks? ill try that
     
  4. Ecrolls

    Ecrolls

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    Besides, i am not trained, i am very sure others can help you more with this but it takes a lot of practice.
    Is that picture made by you? Its quite epic
     
  5. Brambleclaw

    Brambleclaw

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    No its what im trying to learn to draw D=
     
  6. Ecrolls

    Ecrolls

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    :O
    That is pathetically easy to draw with a pencil but it is nice to see you are not overstretching yourself :p
    joke, that would take me a lot of thought to do, harder than imitating a picture or anything else.