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Men Faces by palnk Men Faces by palnk
Some men :)
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Urban-M Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! This is Amazing.
a quick question, i'm actually working on some male faces, but i can't seem to draw faces from anything other than side and front view.
i'm wondering how did you learn to draw faces at what seems to be any possible angle, did you practice on your own or was there any artists that you viewed their styles?
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palnk Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hi! thanks!! i dont think i have the requirements they are needed to teach in a tutorial, and i have so little time :) there are some head positions tutorial here in dA already, plus i dont have a technique, i just learned for myself and make many mistakes all the time, i cant "teach" if havent mastered it myself :)
i did practice on my own, wanted to develop my own style, i still want that, so i try not to look at other peoples art as "teacher" but i do like to see good art, obviously :)
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Urban-M Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You might get this alot, but i must ask!
i'm going to be posting a pic of a couple of guys i was drawing, i would love it if you would check them out, maybe give me some pointers
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palnk Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
for your first work on photoshop id say it looks pretty awesome (if you were refering to your id) but as you said yourself, practice is needed, and thats the key of everything :)
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Zinam Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
Me estoy dando cuenta de que hablas Español? si no es el caso hazme saber para escribirte en inglés jeje (If you don't speak spanish let me know, I'll write in english :) )

Puedo decir lo mismo que dice gussie398, tengo exactamente el mismo problema de dibujar a todos (sean mujeres o hombres) con una cara prácticamente igual… Supongo que se lo debo al anime, que por mucho que me guste no quisiera dibujarlo para toda la vida, busco por un estilo más semi-realista, y similar a como tú dibujas. Le prestaré más atención a detalles "pequeños" de la cara para hacer más diferentes a mis personajes, esta imagen es un claro ejemplo de lo que se puede lograr, sin llegar al realismo para diferenciarlos… Realmente me encanta :). Espero poder tener tanta técnica algún día, así que estaré practicando mientras tanto!

Excelente :D!
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hola! a mi tambien me paso eso de dibujar a todos iguales por culpa del anime, pero lo veo como una etapa rescatable, por que ahi le tome el gusto a dibujar figuras humanas, pese a qe no se veian muy humanas jejejejej
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gussie398 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
I can't draw males whatsoever. I can't draw the muscles, the clothes, the facial features, the whole body basically. For most people I know, it is easier for them to draw their own gender, not the opposite. Weird.
I also love how you capture and portray all the racial and ethnic diversity, like making Chinese people look like Chinese people, Africans look like Africans, etc. I can't. I fail at it. ALL MY PEOPLE LOOK THE SAME!! I can't figure out how to make them look different. Like the nose is always the same. No matter how big or small I make it I can't seem to make them look any different. It doesn't help that I am no good at drawing noses.
I know I have probably already asked parts of this question, but got any tips for drawing people, especially males and not making everybody look like clones and ways to improve my drawings in general? Jealous so much.
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thanks!
i used to draw people all the same, especially men , but since i noticed i had that problem i satrted to look what makes a persons face diferent and guess what? its everything, not just making a bigger nose, but the shape of it, the shape of the face, how long is the bottom and the upper lip, how much of the face is occupied by these features, shape of the eyes, well the shape of everything!!!!! and that you can learn by observation really :) proportion is very important, and remember a featuer that you woldnt normally consider beautiful ( it depends on your standards really and it very subjective) can make a beautiful face with all its componenets, for example a crocked and angled nose can be very manly and beautifl, dont be afraid of marked features, thay are fun to draw. men dont look like anime dudes.
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gussie398 Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012
Thanks! I am very grateful towards you. I drew a man's (!)face and he has a kind of more Chinese look, especially his eyes and face shape. I am going to a festival on August 1st and will look at all the different people and examine their features, trying not to look like a stare-er. I started all the way at the beginning of your work from around 2008 and am going forwards and I am seeing how much you improved. I hope to improve like that. You went from all Caucasian-looking people who all looked the same to your beautiful people that you draw now. Men don't look like anime dudes. Check.
Off topic a little, but about beauty and such, when I first started watching Sherlock I was like,"Sherlock is kind of odd looking. Not the most handsome man in the world.". But the more you look at him the more beautiful he gets. Weird how stuff grows on you like that.
Thanks, though! Your tips are extremely helpful. :)
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
indeed, you are now cumberbatched XD i always thought he has an interesting face, how could one not? he looks a lot a friends boyfriend :) i told her that, she disagrees though.
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gussie398 Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2012
I guess I have been Cumberbatched. He does have a very interesting face and he will be fun to draw someday. I have heard lots of people say they like his non-dark hair but I personally prefer the Sherlock hair.
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horrormunk1998 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012   General Artist
its amazing how much cultural diversity you capture in your art
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:) thanks :) i dont usually capture cultures though, maybe some racial facial features, but to capture a culture you need to capture so much more than some face features :) i think.
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TheDivineMissM-94 Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Fabulous diversity yet again. Do you intend on doing more of these?
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i dont know XD
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Semi-Crazy Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist
What is your basic guideline for drawing men? I love your ability to convey their bone structure so prominently.
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
hehe i dont have one :) i dont plan, i just try and draw whats on my mind
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Foo-Foo-Flower Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love how you're able to draw for all sorts of cultures!
May I ask where you got this fabulous texture?
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
its from :iconhibbary:
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Foo-Foo-Flower Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:)
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jellogorrell2019 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student General Artist
could you do one with women? this is great by the way haha =D
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i already did :) its in my gallery
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jellogorrell2019 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Student General Artist
ah ^^ haha thanks =D
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DriteAltia Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Wow! Love the diversity in this! I'm only good at drawing certain kinds of man faces--similar to the kind of face the guy on the bottom left has, and sometimes like the guy on the bottom right. xD I need to work on that.
And how on earth can you draw man lips that look so manly?? :nuu: :heart:
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
:) i draw men lips the same way as girl lips, but i dont paint them Xd i think the rest of the features make them look a bit manlier :)
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TwiggySrfrGrl Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Far left in the middle looks like a young Snivellus. :D
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i dont know who dat is XXDD
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TwiggySrfrGrl Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
...

Snape?
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 25, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh XD
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DriteAltia Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Omg! It does!!! 8D
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Iife-is-fun Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I like the diversity of this picture :) I'm not good at drawing men cause I can't figure out how to draw the shape of their face :/ I luv your style of drawing!
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i used to draw very triangular and girly man faces XXDDD
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Iife-is-fun Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Exactly how I draw right now!! I'm better at drawing girls even tho they have a bunch of hair, complicated clothes, jewelry, makeup, etc. and guys are difficult because I draw triangular-ish heads, muscles that I still have to figure out how to draw depending if the character needs it, and clothes that makes them look like boxes .__.
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Sushiabbot123 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012
Me too! Yay, not alone! :D
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palnk Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
heeheh but you are aware of what you are doing wrong! thats awesome, huge step towards improvement
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Iife-is-fun Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
haha i guess you're right ;) that and a bunch of tutorials will help me greatly ^-^
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