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Art Expression of Methods Thread

Discussion in 'Paper Chase' started by Propaganda, May 19, 2003.

  1. Propaganda

    Propaganda Guest

    This thread is for the use of many writers that are beginners, who are practicing, learning new styles, and just developing in such ways. It is also for the free use of critism and proper learning and getting ideas from other writers to see how their art is progressing and how they can get better. For me myself Im learning as well so I will be accepting much grattiude from many writers and letting them express their ideas and thoughts upon others artwork. Guess you can call it another version of a Toy or undergraded thread. Please lets refrain from shit talk but most of the time as we all know that is impossible. I will start of on the bottom with a few and hopefully post more latter on the day. Feel free to post and lets keep the thread open.

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    Slyde
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    Slyde and Entyre
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    Slyde
     
  2. MindInUse

    MindInUse New Jack

    Joined: May 20, 2003 Messages: 29 Likes Received: 0
    youve gotten way better slyde, keep it up.....

    i like that entyre too......
     
  3. dork

    dork Member

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  4. Daze One Million

    Daze One Million Elite Member

    Joined: Jun 12, 2001 Messages: 3,804 Likes Received: 0
     
  5. Propaganda

    Propaganda Guest

    Damn thats for pointing that out. I was suppose to put SLICE bite but just of slipped my mind. Yes The S is obvious that it is a bit from his piece and was used on mine.
     
  6. Joker

    Joker Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Apr 7, 2000 Messages: 5,266 Likes Received: 83
    I'd say you took a little more than just the S. You must have been hungry, if you know what I mean. True, as a learning process biting is part of coming up. You have to learn from somewhere, right? Right. But biting and then posting on here is like shooting yourself in the foot. No matter how good you are. That said...

    Personally, I like that you posted a diverse selection. To me that shows you have the ability to give range. A good quality in a writer. But, obvioulsy, you're not there quite yet. I think the third psot down is a great starting point for you to concentrate on. I know it's frustrating to stay simple when you really want to go wild. But working with letters like the third post will only help you to progress that much faster. You'll learn how to manipulate each letter into the next with such flow and ease that when you do finally make the jump from 'Toy' to 'Up and Coming' you'll have a nice solid foundation of style laid out.
    So I say, for now, ditch the crazy stuff and keep working in the style posted on the third post. It's simple but has a little bit of funk to make it interesting.
     
  7. AORAone

    AORAone Veteran Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 6,460 Likes Received: 32

    :scream: chomp chomp
     
  8. shitmop-1$

    shitmop-1$ Senior Member

    Joined: Oct 12, 2002 Messages: 1,728 Likes Received: 0
    go paint a wall and aybe youll get a tad bit better.
     
  9. Propaganda

    Propaganda Guest

    I do paint on walls yes. That does improve my skills a tad bit every time. My feelings are sometimes they come out better on the wall than paper. Here are a few more flix of pages from my current black book.

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    Slyde

    Feel feel to post some of your work if want. This is the thread to do so. More flix latter on.
     
  10. miles apart

    miles apart Member

    Joined: Apr 14, 2003 Messages: 407 Likes Received: 0
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    remove the dopey character and rock this. non-stop.
     
  11. Wilt TA

    Wilt TA New Jack

    Joined: Jul 27, 2001 Messages: 0 Likes Received: 0
    why would anyone want to bite that..
     
  12. MindInUse

    MindInUse New Jack

    Joined: May 20, 2003 Messages: 29 Likes Received: 0
    yo slyde, when u gunna post my $hit? -Entyre One ACE CCL!
     
  13. Propaganda

    Propaganda Guest

    When chances are given.
     
  14. Propaganda

    Propaganda Guest

    No other new flix out there on the chase? Fell free to share them.
     
  15. onesandzeros

    onesandzeros Member

    Joined: Apr 10, 2000 Messages: 588 Likes Received: 0
    You're getting better, You're still a ways off from being anything to write home about, but thats to be expected at this stage. First of all, you need to calm down with these colors. I know you're trying to express yourself but your color selection is going to hinder what could be workable letters. for your fills try keeping it at one to two colors right now so you can concentrate on your letters. You also need to either stop coloring in your backgrounds or acquire some new markers. Theres nothing wrong with a plain white background, as long as you present it correctly, which leads to my next point.
    On your blackbook pages I personally think you need to stop throwing so much on there. The characters, the sloppy handwriting(work on that), the misplaced tags(keep working on those) and the throwups all next to your piece really take away from the overall presentation of it. If you're going to write something, try not to use "tag" writing, just make it clean and presentable, like girl writing I guess. As well, dont make it look like the sentence you wrote is larger than the piece on the paper, again, it takes away from it.
    on this page:

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    if you had left it as a plain brown piece with a pink inline, plain black 3d and the white "shine" in the letters you would have been fine. Your line widths on it are a little screwy in spots, and I don't like the arrows, but its advancement.
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    If you had filled it in plain blue, and got rid of the character you would have been ok. the sketchy background just looks poor. Also, your "D" lacks definition- the left bar seems to be skewed as well as being too hidden behind your "Y", which i recall was a problem you had on some earlier sketches. The main vertical bar of your "L" seems to not be congruent.

    I think those two sketches, as well as the little sketch of the word "drunken" are your strongest. I'd keep working in that direction if I were you.

    Keep in mind that this is all just my opinion and you can discount it all. You're slowly inching there, and at least you're not shamelessly biting and going over established writers in your area, that I'm aware of anyway.
     
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