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Anonymous 04/25/2020 (Sat) 05:23:34 No. 1 [Reply]
Welcome to /loomis/ ! This board is intended for the discussion of a variety of artistic subjects, with an emphasis on illustration, painting and animation. If you're looking for books, video lectures and demonstrations on these subjects, please see the old /loomis/ resource hub archived at: https://bit.ly/3mW0abp Check out the 8chan "booru" at ourobooru.booru.org In case of outages, be sure to bookmark the /loomis/ family of boards: anon.cafe/loomis/ and 8kun.top/loomis
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Loomis Feels Thread 2: the New Normal Anonymous 07/13/2021 (Tue) 05:14:38 No. 3408 [Reply] [Last]
Tell me how (You) feel (´ ͡༎ຶ ͜ʖ ͡༎ຶ `) Old thread: >>146 Thread Theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D5xbsqZrqgo
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>drawing going great >adding in nice detail >take a step back >notice very subtle proportion issue >die inside
>>5253 u ok autismo?
>>5207 Based and Bearpilled; let us know how you feel about it (after having some practice with it, of course)

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Non-denominational /loomis/ Drawpile Thread Anonymous 07/06/2020 (Mon) 03:06:34 No. 15 [Reply] [Last]
Drawpile (https://drawpile.net/) is a collaborative drawing and visual shitposting software. Every Sunday at 10pm CST Sunday at 2pm CST/CDT [9pm CET] good /loomis/ boys and girls of all skill levels from across the internet come together for a one-of-a-kind artistic experience. Join us! Drawpile > Session > Join > Host name (artga.in) > Channel (/loomis/)
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The drawpile has been reset 101 times in the span of a single month. That goes to show the level of activity. Good job everyone! From now on I will delete any record older than 30 days in order to save space. If something happens please notify me within 30 days because afterward the archive for that day will be gone forever.
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Here's the weekly drawing sessions, the Sunday session is now live. >>5227 Thanks for everything, we'll keep you posted here if there's any problems

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Practice Thread 2: the Second Practice Thread Edition Anonymous 08/24/2021 (Tue) 06:11:59 No. 3859 [Reply] [Last]
A thread for people of all skill levels to dump their works-in-progress and studies Old Thread: >>3 Resources: Northern Kentucky University Drawing Database - Marc Leone "the Basics" Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vtd6uwNFl9k&list=PLMXbAPr21di-Ox-dmDwL2riWedei1dn9S[Embed] Ctrl+Paint.net Free Video Library https://www.ctrlpaint.com/library/ Anatomical 3-D Models: https://pastebin.com/9VgmQQPk Random Figure Poses: https://quickposes.com/en

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>>5239 >>5240 >>5241 >>5242 >>5243 >>5244 >>5244 >>5245 Over what period of time did you do these? Asking so I can do a rough personal reference.
>>5205 I don't do much of anything unfortunately lately, I've got major productivity issues. >>5238 I think, though you are still struggling, you are seeing the most success with the Bargue and Loomis reproductions so keep at it. You are certainly allowed to try doing whole figure drawings but there is much more visual information to compartmentalize and express. Make sure you are taking what you might be learning doing the Bargue and Loomis drawings and translate them to the figure drawings.
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Wtf am I doing, lmao.

QTDDTOT Anonymous 12/31/2020 (Thu) 10:05:18 No. 1309 [Reply] [Last]
Questions That Don't Deserve Their Own Thread: There's no QTDDTOT edition
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>>5231 That seems like it would be pretty common feature, but the only one I've done that with is irfanview. Did work pretty well though, it keeps a history of the images too so if you want to go back a few images for some reason you can.
>>5233 Line-of-action.com has too many disgusting grannies for my liking. Practice thread does sounds better for posting figure drawings, thx anon
>>5231 >>5234 It's a fairly common feature most decent image viewers have. Usually it is called slideshow. I used InfranView, ImageGlass, xnviewer, nomacs and all of them have it. InfranView is probably the best for this purpose, as it offers slightly more options than the other ones. You can even set a separate interval after keyboard input. This can be neat if you want to mix quick poses and something that requires longer time duration in a single slideshow.

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Avoiding nudity? 11/29/2021 (Mon) 23:35:52 No. 5168 [Reply]
Could I learn figure drawing without nudes? I don't want to look at naked people Using models that use underwear would be fine, right? Like in this proko ref
>>5168 yes
>>5168 Yes
>>5168 yes

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CMG - Comics Manga General Anonymous 10/26/2021 (Tue) 13:17:15 No. 4820 [Reply]
This thread is dedicated to sharing your own comics, panels or comic/manga related media. This is also a good place to receive comments on your writing, page flow, illustration techniques or style. Feel free to post inspirational material or links and media realated to comic and manga creation. Obviously useful discussions related to comic/manga creation are appreciated.
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>>4903 I might add Understanding Comics, also by Scott McCloud. It brings up some interesting ideas as well as analyzing types of sequences and their effect on atmosphere and stuff. Judging by a certain recent chadpost I think at least one anon might appreciate this book in particular right now. One takeaway I got from it was basically that comic art is not really images the reader passively observes, but instructions for what to imagine. Might be that I'm projecting a bit of my own ideas there, I've been thinking a lot about that stuff recently, but either way I believe it's definitely worth at least skimming through.
>>5039 Yeah! I actually forgot/was only half aware of this one for some reason. Time to pick up a new book.
>>4903 Thank you, these are all great resources. Framed Ink by Marcos Mateu-Mestre is a solid addition to the list. It focuses on storytelling in visual mediums in general. Its author spent decades working in animation, so book is colored by that experience, but almost all lessons he lays out are universal. Framed Ink explains how to frame things, how to design a panel or frame with purpose, keep continuity, certain stylistic techniques, and much more. It has a small section specifically about comics and graphic novels at the end. >>4903 >Manben I checked this or similar site months or years ago few times, but it was always broken. Eventually I forgot about it completely. It's nice to see that it's finally working again.

Weekly Theme Thread Anonymous 09/28/2020 (Mon) 04:02:17 No. 213 [Reply] [Last]
-See weekly theme. -Draw. It doesn’t matter what, or how, as long as it’s related to the theme. -Post. -Repeat next week.
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>>5191 good job
>>5193 Holy SHIT that's adorable

Draw Thread Anonymous 09/30/2020 (Wed) 02:39:21 No. 349 [Reply] [Last]
Moe Anthropomorphism Edition
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>>5128 > Based and Chadpilled I don't know dude. I'm currently playing with the thought of giving up drawing. I'm loosing it. Why do I even draw? I mean like...what's the purpose? Should I stop thinking? Religious texts sure fuck with your head. GET ME OUT OF THIS EXISTENCE! ... OK, I think I'm fine again. I remembered. I draw for fun. I don't need a purpose, because God takes care of that. I'm just the medium. Then there also is no degenerate art. But I still think my art will change, because my mind changed quite a bit over this pasr week.
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warning: not moe Is this pose possible? I mean the position of the legs?
>>5172 yes

I don't get the NFT market Anonymous 08/27/2021 (Fri) 17:28:29 No. 3885 [Reply] [Last]
I have been around Opensea for a few months, together with some others, and I don't get how some art is being sold there while I'm offering my stuff for free and not getting buyers. Does anyone here have one of those invitations for a better website to sell? maybe some advice? help
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There are several classes of people buying NFTs: >rich retards, particularly those who got rich from crypto and want to show off >poor retards who heard about it and don't want to miss out on what rich retards insist is bitcoin 2.0 >people running schemes, trading them between friends or solo to establish a fake price history to pump their own products >criminals using the variable values of the medium and the fact that they're not a currency to mask payments for illegal activity >institutions speculating with huge swathes of money to burn You can only really target the first two. I would probably be trying to make something that is quite distinct, not ugly and dedicate an effort to market it on Twitter and Reddit and other places, probably organize some kind of sales mechanism to create a sense of scarcity and pressure. Just listing it is not going to get you to 1.8m in sales like Stonetoss anymore, I think.
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>>5142 and >>5161 are absolutely correct. You need to be popular or have good marketing to sell out a 5k items collection though. Flipping NFTs is easier for quick profit. The best way is to buy when bots sell them below mint. Favor the ones with rare attributes and good combinations. If you end up bagholding just keep selling to yourself until a sucker falls for it. You need a starting capital of at least $10k to flip comfortably. Stick to this strategy and you will become homeless with massive debt in no time (and that is a good thing!)
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Drawing Hardware General Anonymous 05/09/2021 (Sun) 14:14:30 No. 2780 [Reply] [Last]
A THREAD FOR DIGITAL DRAWING HARDWARE AND PERIPHERAL QUESTIONS I was drawing this morning and my tablet (HUION WH1409 8192) pen's pressure was acting up and I pressed down harder on it thinking the nib was stuck or something but I felt the nib get lodged into the pen. The nib was really stuck in there but I managed to get it out. HOWEVER, now it's not registering pressure whatsoever and I've tried sticking objects down the shaft to see if I could maybe get whatever was in there out or maybe reset the pressure mechanism, but to no avail. I'm pretty sure it's just fucked. I found what model it was online but how exactly does replacing a previous pen work? Should it work out of the box when I touch the new pen to my tablet or am I going to have to install new drivers? Are the settings on it going to have to be reset?
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There were a number of posts about proper posture when using drawing tablets, so I decided to convert my Huion to see how it feels (Kamvas Pro 12, but I think it would be easy enough with any other model since the drivers are probably similar enough). I was able to change the working area to my primary monitor, and then I changed the background on my tablet display to a grid, just for fun. So far it feels quite good, though it felt a bit weird at first since I'm used to using it as a display. I've definitely noticed that I can draw for longer without feeling shoulder strain. Before, I would just take breaks every 30 minutes or so. I'm thinking I might try getting something like in the 3rd pic so that I can have a few more keybindings, and so that I don't have to reach across my tablet to use the keys on my keyboard. Has anyone tried anything similar?
>>5113 That's a pretty neat idea and I'm glad it's working out for you. I personally am of the belief that the legacy-style tablets such as how you're wielding your Huion at this point are much more comfortable to use and even more accurate in some ways than the ones with a screen. Admittedly there could be some "holistic" thing I'm missing with the screen tablets but having used them myself I don't really think so. I do not feel as good drawing on a screen as I do drawing on a piece of paper and I don't think they're comparable at all, contrary to what Wacom and all of these other companies would dearly like us to believe.
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>>5113 >>5113 I use a tablet stand and put my keyboard underneath so that I can use my full keyboard for shortcuts. You should definitely look into mechanical keyboards. They are a joy to type on. I am unable to find any 32+ inch tablet without a screen but I would rather use a screenless tablet if given the choice.

Shitposting Thread #1 Anonymous 04/08/2021 (Thu) 23:26:15 No. 2303 [Reply] [Last]
Let off some steam, Bennet
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I just watched a Marc Brunet video and he became almost as annoying as that asian guy using the color dodge tool. (Ross Crossdresses or smthn.) It's all so fake... Why do people do this? (I already know why. I just wished they would start being honest and stopped using jump cuts all over the place in conjunction with that incredibly annoying way to talk, as well as forcibly trying to be quirky.) Shit, I'm being too negative. Quckly brighten the mood. I love how the moon looks right now. The greenish glow around her makes her seem more ominous. The moon is female by the way. It's kind of obvious when you realize she's veiled in darkness. I also realized that I spend every moment I'm not busybeing distracted or busy, analyzing what I see and how I react to it. Which means it's too much too share in here, especially in text form from a goyphone. Here is a realizations or thoughts: Geometric patterns, symmetry, mathematically accurate and repeating shapes are appealing and fun to look at. I find myself enjoying looking at nature and it's beauty. There are mathematical patterns everywhere. It's a joy to see patterns and see ways how they are all connected and repeated on a small scale as well as in large. Repeating shapes are just so harmonious and beautiful. Add a bit of unexpected twists and turns to keep the viewers eye intrigued to explore further and follow along the yourney if lines and shapes you've created, trying to connect and match things. Your viewer is the biggest asset to your art. The piece itself doesn't exists. It's the catalyst for a symphony of visual and emotional stimulation within the viewer.
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>>5033 You sure do talk like an artist.
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Proposed updates to the Dunning-Kruger curve

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Anonymous 10/08/2020 (Thu) 12:04:46 No. 421 [Reply]
>Anon.cafe bunker up for months >Never gets advertised on 8kun so things stay split for weeks to a end >Finally a sticky goes up >It links to the fucking glownigger's website instead You fucking retard
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>>440 Given that any imageboard's existence is tenuous I intended to put a link to that and (perhaps against my better judgment) 8kun in the board announcements at some point after we got a little more settled in, yeah. >>439 It's just a board for weird people looking to gangstalk other marginally weirder people iirc.
Jesus christ I'm out of things I thought this all died with 8kun there's like 3 alternatives and weapon selling or some shit
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WOW I just checked out 8chan.t*p and it seems to be giga cucked. Good thing we at least escaped to this place. Enjoy the nice thing fully as long as they last

Edgy Art Anonymous 10/08/2021 (Fri) 13:24:58 No. 4609 [Reply]
What's the edgiest thing you ever drew? Also, edgy art thread.
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>>4676 Damn, that is edgy
>>4609 Me fucking (you)r mom
>>4981 DAAAAAAAAAAAAAAMN!

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/AGM/ - All Gains Matter Anonymous 09/29/2020 (Tue) 05:00:38 No. 305 [Reply] [Last]
Don't neglect your wonderful body, Anon. Physical health and mental health are strongly correlated; become a man worthy of your anime Original Character girlfriend's heart and realize your true potential in the disgusting, 3D Pig-Dimension through the time-honored technique of lifting things off of the ground into an anatomically strategic position and then putting them back down again! Official /loomis/ home gym workout routine for amateurs All exercises use light dumbbells (10lb, 20lb and 40+lb for lower body exercises-and a $20-$30 door frame pull up bar recommended) or body weight and are performed 3 sets proceeding until failure. Each days' series of exercises should require roughly two episodes of japanese girl cartoons worth of time to complete. Recommended concurrent viewing for maximum gains and motivation (feel free to recommend your own below!): Baki the Grappler: https://4anime.to/anime/baki JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: https://4anime.to/anime/jojo-no-kimyou-na-bouken-tv Keijo: https://4anime.to/anime/keijo Hajime no Ippo: https://4anime.to/anime/hajime-no-ippo Hokuto no Ken: https://4anime.to/anime/hokuto-no-ken https://exrx.net/Lists/Directory Day 1 - the Biceps of Bridgman: Dumbbell Hammer Curl

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>>4409 I meant to keep you guys posted on this but I forgot. Basically I fucked up the first weeks' dosage of Black Walnut extract and nothing significant happened. A couple weeks later I tried again, and even bought more so I could bring it to work and not forget it at home (which was the big issue the first time around). Anyway! Taking a 3 x 3 (three "pulls" from the dropper each, three times a day) I took a conspicuous floating shit the 4th day, and for a couple of shits afterwards I saw a couple white "rice" looking specks in my shit (could have been food, I unironically don't remember what I'd been eating but I did see them a couple days in a row in either case). The important thing is that night that I had a floating shit I dreamt three consecutive times and I have now dreamt (or recalled my dreams at least for a while after waking up) pretty much every day since. This is significant to me because I hadn't dreamt much if at all for the past 15-20 years since I'd become a wagie; dreams were literally a, I'd say a couple times a year thing, maybe I haven't taken the Black Walnut for a few weeks since and I continue to recall dreams pretty much every night; I am waiting on a shipment of pine gum turpentine to continue my genocide crusade against the Interstellar Demonic Interdimensional Alien Wormoids that have been using me as a flesh mech for the past 30 years and will report back asap.
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kyselves art kikes
>>4977 Oh, I knew I remembered black wallnut extract from somewhere. You're trying to get rid of your parasites. Terpentine has to be taken with the most disgusting of augars, so these things actually are tricked into killing themselves. I'm not sure anymore, but I think you took it right before eating or so (don't quote me on that). The most effective for me was some black extract imported from russia, maybe that was black wallnut. It was liquid though. I always took a cup of water with a few drops before eating. Aftee four days it started to get too uncomfortable for these fuckers, so they dipped. I hope you go through with it every day, until you see qn effect. After two weeks, there should be an effect at latest.

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Krita Anonymous 10/18/2020 (Sun) 03:03:28 No. 533 [Reply]
Krita remains the most versatile and overall best free drawing, painting and animation software I'm aware of. It is extremely competitive and even superior to many commercial software options. Find it at https://krita.org/en Newest Stable Release 4.4.8 (8/25/21) https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/ Krita 5.0 Beta! https://krita.org/en/item/second-beta-for-krita-5-0/
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>>2124 I just hope the animation works better. Its timeline is the most user friendly in the industry but it's still a bit sluggish overall
New Krita 5.0 beta, F*ckers! https://krita.org/en/item/second-beta-for-krita-5-0/ Have they added [insert feature] or fixed [insert bug] like you'd always wanted, at long last?
>>4961 > Have they added [insert feature] or fixed [insert bug] like you'd always wanted, at long last? I wait until it's out of beta to compile it. Last time I tested 5.0 branch, it was very unstable(that was a year ago). I hope they fixed some of the weird bugs I got, that lead to crashes. Most often than not RAM issues. The comics docker was alao unusable for me. Maybe it works when 5.0 is released. I'm praying to Jebus.

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