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Default Becca's First Handrawns - 01-13-2009, 06:28 PM

Ok, so far this is the only one i've made that has looked even the slightest bit decent xD:

The hair got a bit messed up because I was using JascAs3. (After I was done the hair I saved it, and it went different colours in some places..)

This is where I got my base::: x a n d o r r a s :: p l a c e :: cartoon dyna base

Tell me what you think. :]
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Default 01-13-2009, 06:37 PM

It's a bit pillowy. The highlights need to go with the folds. Since you're new at this, here's a couple tips.

1. Look at yourself in the mirror and see how the highlights hits on your shirts and jeans. As well as your hair.

2. Check out some tutorials. Most doll sites have a few. Try a lot of them out, to help develop your own style.

3. Practise makes perfect, right? So the more you doll, the better you get.


I have a couple other bits of CC, but until you get the basics down and everything, those aren't important. For right now, learning proper shading is key. Shadows, details, etc. aren't important for you right now.

It's good, but just watch for the pillow-shading demon, okay? xD Pillow shading and shading to the base are the short cuts, and shorter isn't always best. I take a couple hours on every one of my dolls, and sometimes I end up spanning it over a couple days (not straight of course). Some dollers take days and days to get things perfect. ^^
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Default 01-13-2009, 06:43 PM

Okay, thanks Hayley. ^^
I thought it looked a bit pillowy, but I wasn't quite sure how to fix it. :\
I'll have to work on that and fix up this doll. I also have a few more bases to practise on later. :]
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Default 01-13-2009, 07:04 PM

I love it when people start hand-drawing. It makes you appreciate other people's work more. =D

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Default 01-13-2009, 07:05 PM

Lol, I noticed that too. xD
I just wanted a small, pretty base for clothing and hair experiments.
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Default 01-13-2009, 07:07 PM

In "Doll Creation" there are loads of good base sites to check out. Or, to find other ones, look at other peoples' dolls and see the base site that they used. ^^
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Default 01-13-2009, 07:30 PM

That's a good idea. ^^
I just googled "doll bases" and didn't get many good results.. xD
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