Halsey Digital Drawing

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Hi, everyone! I recently made a new drawing and I wanted to update all of you on it.

I just started experimenting with digital art, and I don’t own any fancy sketching tablets, so I just used my iPad. I used a simple software called Autodesk Sketchbook which helps greatly. I’m in love with Sketchbook, and I recommend it for all digital art beginners.

Anyways, I’m obsessed with a new and upcoming music artist, Halsey. Her music is just amazing in every way. Her tunes are catchy, and her lyrics are beautiful poems. She comes from an eccentric background, and I think that’s what influences hew unique music style. Honestly, Halsey is one of the best poets ever. My love for Halsey and her music led me to create this drawing.

Basically, I just drew a portrait of her and created a background. I also did the “one-layer” challenge for the entire drawing except the background. This means that I only used one layer when drawing on my iPad which, as many digital artists may know, is very hard and challenging. So, that makes me prouder of the final product. In case you’re wondering, the words on the back are a series of my favorite song lyrics from various songs by Halsey.

I really hope you enjoyed this updo, it took a long time to make it! If you haven’t listened to Halsey yet, I request you to check her out, she’s wonderful. Even if her music borders around some dark themes, electro-pop is always a great musical genre. Lots of love to Halsey – Rhea.

Thanks for reading! If you have any comments, or would like to tell me if you like this style that I drew in, please comment below! See you next time!

 

References: Me!, Halsey, Halsey-Badlands, Halsey-Room 93

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Study in Chibi

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Hello, everyone! So, I’m back with more of a personal updo. I was experimenting with different chibi styles and thought that I would share my attempt.

Manga and anime has not always been my forte, as I work mostly with realism. However, I have been liking various cartooning styles, one of them most recently being chibi.

Here is a piece of digital art I just created focused around chibi style. I decided that I would do a simple and well known character, and the first one that struck my mind was Alice! I thought that it turned out fairly well for some first tries. I did notice that because of my realism background, I kept steering towards a realistic body and not so much of the fat and chubbiness that chibi’s usually possess. At first, I was concerned and forced another style into my art, but then I just went with it. So, yes, my chibi bodies are longer and slimmer than most, but I wanted to steer away from the whole “kawaii” and super chubby, cute factor. It still is cute, but not overwhelmingly fat and cute. I do hope that this style worked out; I put a lot of shadow focus into it. All in all, I think that Alice┬ástill has the whole “chibi” aspect to her.

I hope you enjoyed my ideas at the style of chibi. I am looking forward to posting my other attempts at cartooning and such. If you have any other ideas you’d like to share, feel free to comment!

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