my anaconda don’t want none
unless you DEFEAT THE HUNS, SON
Everyone, are you asleep?
저희는 밥을 맛있게먹고~ pic.twitter.com/5syI7q2R55
We had a delicious meal~
먹고 나와가꼬 pic.twitter.com/wEaNhjzQPh
We went out after eating
In the car
도착하고 올라가서 …
BUT NO in all seriousness, thank you! You’re a sweetheart! ;O; Proportions are pretty awful to get down when you’re just starting out, and while there are a bunch of ways you can start practicing with it, it’ll be difficult to be absolutely precise. I still struggle with proportions occasionally. Fun fact: I don’t post all of my work. I only post the work that turned out okay aHA. So basically don’t be frustrated when every single piece doesn’t turn out. Here are a few tips.
Let’s use this picture of Laurence and Hugh because why not.
They’ve both got eyes, a nose, and a mouth, so why do they look different?
These lines are the generic way of mapping out where to put things together. I used this when I was starting out and it’s a helpful way of getting your hand and wrist to work together. At this point they both nearly look the same. I say this a lot, but I think it’s important: shape is what puts a drawing together.
Compare features of the face to help you figure out placement.
The bottom of his ear lines up right to the middle of his nostril. His tear ducts line up right at the corners of his mouth. Then you can get super technical and say, oh, the outer corner of his eye lines up with that fold in his collar and then from there you can see other things like the approximate distance from the edge of his mouth to that connecting line from the eye to the collar. They don’t meet so his mouth is smaller than the width of his eyes, etc, etc. Whatever works, man.
This is a favorite technique of mine so lemme use another example:
Eventually you get to the point where most of your proportional accuracy will come from just looking. You will eventually adjust your eye to see what makes a person who they are by the shape of their features.
Laurence has narrow, oval shaped eyes, while Hugh has more of a diamond shape. Not everyone has perfect almond shaped eyes. You can capture an entire character personality through their eyes alone, so shaping them out is extremely important.
The way you draw your lines is also important. Sharp and smooth lines will give your drawing personality. Reveals the character, in a sense.
Other things to consider: the shape of the nose.
Mads’ is flat and goes down in a steady slope, while Hugh’s juts out in a smooth, almost concave curve.
SHAPES SHAPES SHAPES. Use shapes and structure to find proportion.
I did a lot more than I anticipated omg. Oh gosh and I have a feeling I kinda just rambled and didn’T MAKE ANY SENSE AH. Let me know if you need more help or if I was speaking gibberish I am so bad at putting my thoughts into words aHHHH. But gosh I hope this was at least vaguely helpful. You’re a darling and thank you for your kind words!
Good luck on your artistic endeavors! /hugs
important ship tropes:
- fake dating
- SECRET dating
- being locked in a room or trapped in a small space
- huDDLING FOR WARMTH
- BEING ON THE BRINK OF ADMITTING THEIR FEELINGS FOR EACH OTHER BUT THEN GETTING INTERRUPTED
- finishing each other’s sentences, KNOWING WHAT THE OTHER IS ABOUT TO SAY
- tou chi NG!!!! FOr eheA DS!!!!!!11!!
- wearing each other’s clothes
- doing that thing where they accidentally get real close and, like, stare meaningfully at each other for a few seconds too long
- channeling the inner romcom and having an epiphany about how much they care about each other and RACING TO CONFESS THEIR LOVE
- fucking. Now or Never Kiss
- HEIGHT DIFFERENCES
- defending each other to scathing tertiary or otherwise minor characters but ONLY WHEN THE OTHER ISN’T AROUND
- reincarnation or time loop or OOOOH TIME TRAVEL SCENARIOS
- dramatically saving each other from certain death or barely surviving something that almost makes the other break down and just smirking wearily and mumbling flippant smartass remarks to HIDE THE DEPTH OF THEIR FEELINGS
- undercover as lovers, the classic
- ALMOST KISSING. like getting so close that they start to close their eyes and hold their breath and then SOMETHING HAPPENS and they jump apart, that is MORE VALUABLE THAN ANY ACTUAL KISSING
- casually sitting on each other’s laps during ensemble cast conversations or scenes
- did i mention F AKE DATinG
this dog brings me great joy and eternal peace
He wasn’t ready…
I’VE WATCHED THIS 18 FUCKIN TIMES AND I HAVE TEARS STREAMING DOWN MY FACE I DON’T KNOW WHAT’S BETTER THE NOISE OR THE FUCKING LOOK HE GIVES
This is my favorite post ever
okay BUT LOOK AT THIS FRENCH SUPPLY TEACHER HOLY SHIT
i was gonna reblog this for the booty he’s got going on but then i saw the hashtag and now I’m reblogging it for that alone.
I like to think that they’re staring at each other’s reflections here because literally what the fuck is so fascinating about a bunch of houses?
Everyone is freaking out about how ‘sudden’ Haru’s change of heart is and I think they’re failing to realize something pretty important. Haru swimming professionally is something that’s been discussed since the beginning of the season, so its obviously something he was thinking about.
He probably didn’t have this HUGE sour taste in his mouth for competitive swimming, it was likely just one or two things stressing him out that he couldn’t get out of his head. If he hated competitive swimming so much, he wouldn’t have done it since he was a child, and then again in highschool. Its obviously something he enjoys, the context of adulthood was just making the whole thing stressful for him.
And I know everyone is like “wtf shiny pool, thats what changed his mind?”
NO. IT WAS NOT THE POOL. IT WAS HARU BEING GIVEN A CALM OPTION TO SWIM NEXT TO PROFESSIONAL SWIMMERS. He made the conscious choice to do so, thereby eliminating his stress.
Then, seeing the really nice Australian swimmer, Haru was able to see someone who is genuinely happy in his career path and obviously loves to swim.
HARU’S REALISATION FADES FROM THE SWIMMER DIVING, NOT FROM LOOKING AT THE POOL.
PLEASE DO NOT REDUCE IT TO THAT.
SEEING OTHERS SWIM IS A VERY PROFOUND EXPERIENCE FOR HIM AND THAT IS PERFECTLY ACCEPTABLE WRITING.
Sometimes seeing something like that (if you have an emotional attachment to the action) really can make you snap into a certain mindset, especially when its the first time you’ve been able to look at a situation without the weight of stress. Furthermore, I don’t think Haru is so much ABSOLUTELY sure that he will be happy as much as a competitive swimmer as much as he now knows that it is POSSIBLE and he was able to see that the world like Rin does.
HIS PROBLEM HAS NOT BEEN MAGICALLY FIXED, what has happened is that Haru now feels he has a chance. To me thats actually pretty profound…
I want to shake your hand for making thi s post. I just saw a post of someone bitching about how this episode had “shit writing” and people yelling about it being bullshit but they’re only focusing on the past few episodes as grounds to judge this one. Oh my god, thank you so much.
….was it really necessary to make him that attractive? he has two lines, is on screen for less than five seconds, has no name and probably will never get one so why did you feel the need to make him so fucking pretty? that’s unfair…
If you ever tell me that Haru doesn’t care about his friendship with Makoto I will fly out to you, punch you in the throat and shove this photoset right up your ass.
IF HARU AND MAKOTO RESOLVE THINGS IN A 0.0004 SECS LIKE ALWAYS NEXT EPISODE IM GOING TO PUNCH A WALL