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My art is horrible

It looks like something someone could have done with Paint. Gah, far far far from professional grade, and definitely not art I would put in a game. :/ anyone know how to make it look nice? Im using inkscape.And somehow @SpriteAttack can makes his art look good!


  • SocksSocks London, UK.Posts: 12,822Member
    How do you get to Carnegie hall ?
  • Slayre77Slayre77 Posts: 115Member, PRO
    @Socks ?
  • wolala123wolala123 Posts: 248Member, PRO
    try your best...drawing better need experience and patient
  • Slayre77Slayre77 Posts: 115Member, PRO
    @Socks lol ok thanks :D
    @wolala123 heh i will :)
  • PBEmpirePBEmpire Posts: 676Member
    be patient and keep practicing. Using inkscape wont make an artwork magically look good.
  • LumpAppsLumpApps Posts: 2,869Member
    Also get a pencil and paper. If you don't know what those are you can google it :p
    If you want to get your on 'handwriting'. Draw every free time of the day and you will get awesome. Also learn to get your mind to look at object in your surrounding through an artist eye. I myself can't look at objects without thinking "how would I draw that?"
    And start simple. If you can't draw a circle, triangle and square freehand you can't draw.
  • SpriteAttackSpriteAttack Posts: 524Member
    edited January 2013
    @Slayre77 - I have been doing computer game art for 25+ years and have been drawing and painting all my life... of course it looks easy when I do it... but it's a learning curve and takes practice, practice and some more practice. You will see the results when you keep at it.

    @Socks - thanks - I have tried a lot but the chalk and dust bin lid are not on the list yet... ;) but you nailed it - it's not the software, the beast of a computer you use or the most expensive art supplies. It's experience, skill and in the end a tad of talent to set you apart from the rest.
  • SocksSocks London, UK.Posts: 12,822Member
    edited January 2013

    It's experience, skill and in the end a tad of talent to set you apart from the rest.

    So . . . you've obviously seen my exquisite 'Tony the Spider' illustration then ?

    Us artists need to stick together, if you are ever struggling with spider's legs drop me a PM, I'll walk you through the basics.
  • SpriteAttackSpriteAttack Posts: 524Member
    @Socks - thanks for the kind offer ;)
  • mrpacogpmrpacogp Posts: 400Member
    :)) @Socks make a tuto for your illustration please
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