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*EXTREMELY* Old drawings!

Mon May 7, 2012, 2:39 PM





VERY old drawings

I removed all of the old drawings because they... are ugly and I didn't want them on my front page forever LOL. but this still exists:





And the rest is history :)
So don't give up hope guys. Whether you're 10, 15, 20, or older, as long as you keep at it, you WILL improve. Look at anatomy books and proper reference, that's something I wish I did more of when I was little. But you guys have SO many resources now! And computer programs galore. I really didn't have the internet at all for 1/5th of my artistic life, and then another 1/5th I just stopped drawing because I gave up. So take use of those resources, look at tutorials on Deviantart, and keep practicing. And mimicry is okay. Just try and branch out and create your own individual style once you get the hang of things!
Good luck everyone :heart: I still have a long way to go, too. :D





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oceantann Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
LOLYUP
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6Hisano9 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's the eyes
and I'm pretty sure everyone learned from her
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Ika-Hime Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
i remember when i used to draw like that. ^^ you've done well, ocean.
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Cupcakegirl43 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
DEM ARMS XDDD
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hikizuu Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Wow! Such improvement! Its surprising when I compare your gallery to this :D
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Yunss Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student
Heeey I remember IceCream Beauties, haha. I used to read that. Oh, the nostalgia. xD I should look back on my old drawings one of these days too, I rarely do because they're just so hideous. xDDD
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MangaFox156 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That's pretty nice that you're looking back at your old drawings. Sometime I look back at my old drawings and I say to myself, "Wow, I can't believe I used to draw like that! I've really been improving." I'm still improving because there's alot I need to work on, but I won't give up because I love to draw and I wanna keep going.
Oh and BTW, you keep up with the great work, Ocean!!:iconranranruuplz:
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animegamergurl Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wow, those are all from 11 years ago, but they're STILL better than mine. :XD: seriously though, they are better than mine, but its pretty amazing how much you've improved.
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bonxy Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
I love these <33 Makes me so nostalgic looking at them for some reason (maybe it's because I learnt how to draw manga from Katy Coope too!) Thank you for sharing~ You were always talented.
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ItaSakuSasu-SasuSaku Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
this gives me confidence hat one day i can be an aamzing artist like you *.*
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caneep Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student General Artist
dat arm. :iconimseriousplz:
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inu-kaga Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
@w@ so much!
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Rndom-Obsessions Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Omg, I feel like all the little kid anime drawings I see of anyone all look alike >< chibi like heads, huge eyes, receding hair (usually short cut) and unproportional bodies. Oh, those were the good days. Then you remember that you thought you were good when you were drawing them :icongaspfaceplz:
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Lynchly Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ice cream butterflies...lol. XD
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A-C-L Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
I get embarrassed looking at my old stuff too, but it's good to keep it so you can see the improvement. By the way, are you familiar with Katy Coope? She published a couple "How to Draw" Manga books about 10 years ago, and some of your old drawings remind me of her style. It seems a lot of us have used those books when we were first starting out, or at least heard of them.
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oceantann Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
YEEEEEP yep i loved her book and i followed every page rofl. =u=
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Insomnia-Case Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student General Artist
I'm getting serious flashbacks to my own childhood, just replace the furries with powerpuff girls...
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oceantann Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh god i had that phase too xD
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Insomnia-Case Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student General Artist
That's all my 9/10 year old brain at the time could comprehend was drawing powerpuff girls when it first came out....that and pokemon
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RB-Illustration Featured By Owner May 7, 2012   Digital Artist
I saw these on tumblr xD Don't worry, I wrote the most stupid stories and drew terrible comics too. And I didn't have internet or anything better than Paint when I was younger either. I feel old too OTL
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KOL-Freak Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I saw this on your tumblr. It was a blast looking at all your old artwork xD gave me a chuckle to a few of them like the gary oak drawing. xP
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oceantann Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
IKR! I died when i saw it oh god
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KOL-Freak Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
But like you said xD you can improve...just takes time! LOL And you're bloody proof of that!
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lululu130 Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow you're really come a long way :iconamgtouchplz:
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yuukikiss Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
All of those look like my friend Jessica's drawings... I'm not even kidding....
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DreamAngel-Ren Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Practice makes perfect and I believe in that! :)
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MOVED2-Lavender-Iced Featured By Owner May 7, 2012
IS GARY FIREBENDING
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oceantann Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
IDEKKKKKKKKKKKK LOOOL
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No-ones-account Featured By Owner May 7, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Wow
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