New Video – Melanie Martinez Speed Drawing

Hello, everyone! Here’s my new updo!

I have been a fan of Melanie Martinez’s music for quite a while now, so, to show my dedication, I created a time lapse drawing of Mel. I used fine liners, Copics, Prismacolor pencils, and accent markers. I hope you enjoy!

Thanks, and don’t forget to comment!

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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!

Spunky Girl Video Tutorial

Hey, everyone! This is a short video I made on how to use Prismacolor markers and how to cartoon simple people. Hope you find it useful!

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