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Hey guys, it's been a while.

So I'm back, recently finished a year of uni, and now, I am going to try and practice drawing before I upload anything worthy... but as an amateur/beginner drawer, I have trouble finding where to start or how to start. People say to look up tutorials, go check this out, read and buy books - all of which are helpful, yes, but sadly seems overwhelming. So as I do, go to Google, and well... I found a gem that really boosted my moral and I guess, motivation to drawing.

A typical experience:
I'm sitting down to draw.
I turned up, but now what? What am I going to draw today?
If you draw regularly, sooner or later this feeling will hit you.
So let's say I manage to get started, choosing something pretty much at random, and draw aimlessly for a while. But I have this nagging feeling that I might be wasting my time, that there's no structure to my practice.
Worse: I'm putting in effort but not getting better.
Does this sound familiar to you?


An extract from Paul Foxton's blog I was reading recently; www.learning-to-see.co.uk/effe… « It's definitely worth a read.

So to those interested, I've set myself a mini syllabus for my fundamentals, core skills to be improved - one at a time:

  1. Accurate Drawing
  2. Anatomy
  3. Composition & Design
  4. Values
  5. Colours

All in due course and time, I hope to meet but as you all know, I'll be starting with anatomy. It's gonna be another long-ish wait, but hopefully it won't be too long. I'll churn something out for you guys as soon as possible. Thanks guys for waiting, and sorry for the waits. ;^;

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Quote of the week: 
“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ~ Pablo Picasso

  • Mood: Artistic
  • Listening to: Extra Terrestrial Biological Entities - EGOIST
  • Reading: Paul Foxton's Blog
  • Watching: Some cool art tutorials or something?
  • Playing: Dragon Age: Inquisition
  • Eating: Knowledge from the experienced.
  • Drinking: Wisdom of other people.

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Mikhael Wijaya
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I N T R O
Helloooo~
I'm Mik, others mainly call me 'James'~ I enjoy Japanese cultured material such as anime, manga, drama, arts, music and same goes with Korean dramas and songs (k-pop). But when coming to music, I'm an all rounder, I enjoy everything, I collect everything; especially soundtracks <3. Gaming wise, add me on Steam! or EN (PSN - PS3) so we can kick some online butt together or if you're just up for a chat, that's cool!

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For being there for me and helping me become part of the digital artist I am now! He's an amazing tutor. I suggest, if you are willing to give digital painting a shot, he's da' man to go to!

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For being the friend that not only introduced and getting me interested in anime, but being my first anime tutor! Also for completing and graduating secondary high this year with me. Congratz!

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For being a wonderful friend! Not only inspiring me, but motivating me to do better~

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For being an epic friend encouraging me throughout the times!

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LostbunniesofWendy Featured By Owner Feb 10, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Thanks a lot for the watch! Sir, you are incredible!
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Mikhanator Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no worries :D
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greyskill Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
Hey there Mik!!

Thanks a bunch for the favorite!

Have a super day now!
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Mikhanator Featured By Owner Feb 6, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no worries :D you too :P
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kcspaghetti Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Professional Digital Artist
:icongrin--plz: Thanks 4 the faves!
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Mikhanator Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no worries :D
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TheVertigoMaster Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
thanks for the fave!
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Mikhanator Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no worries :D
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TheVertigoMaster Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Thanks for the fave!
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Mikhanator Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
no worries :D
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