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CzeladniK09 Featured By Owner Jun 26, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Well I'll be damned! That are some fantastic masterpieces !
I bow to Your wisdom contained in those works, not mentioning the patience You must bring with it.
The touch and color choices are very well done... and the dynamics of the characters, that I personally really want to master, are just awesome !

If I could build up a "Mind Ability Copying Device ©®" You definitively would be on My blacklist ! ;P mua ha ha, everything is going according to My evil plan
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VVanderingSpirit Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Professional General Artist
that is some amazing work you have here! you have defintalty inspired me to draw more! you style is very cool and what i have been trying to aim towards- what program are you using? incredible work! yeup! man... im jelouse!
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rajewel Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ah thank you, and glad I can make you feel inspired! I do the vast majority of my work in Paint Tool Sai : )
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:iconvvanderingspirit:
VVanderingSpirit Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2014  Professional General Artist
sai? i heard it isn't free so ive uprgraded from da muro to Gimp.
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:iconrajewel:
rajewel Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
No, Sai isn't free (legally) but as far as paid art programs go, its one of the cheapest around (60-100 depending on exchange), which is really cheap especially compared to other paid programs (Painter, Photoshop, etc).
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VVanderingSpirit Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2014  Professional General Artist
it's no wonder why peoples work look so good! they use the best stuff, have more brushes that do the work that takes me hours!
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rajewel Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Actually, that's not really true.

I for one have no custom brushes and primarily use the default circular brush; I just change opacity and hardness of the edges to suit my needs based on what I'm currently rendering, painting every little hair and spot by hand if needed. Something like Photoshop might have a lot of brushes available but it really only can "help do the work" where some textural elements are concerned, and even if you could use a brush to "paint" something for you (say grass using the grass brush) it'll usually stand out like a sore thumb that you abused a Photoshop brush (this is true in traditional art as well), which isn't a good thing. Its best to use Photoshop's brushes to add some texture to your under painting so the colors aren't flat and perfectly uniform and then render the fine details by hand, else it feels really artificial. That can save a bit of time, but it certainly doesn't do the work for you.

As generic and unpleasant it might sound, it's ultimately hours and hours of real practice that'll make your art look better, and let you do it faster. The program is merely a tool. Its up to you to learn things like anatomy, color theory, composition, form and depth, how light behaves and influences things, technique etc. It's fundamentals like those that'll really help your art and as you learn and understand them better where you'll speed up; the program or media you use has little to do with that. I hope this doesn't sound mean, since that's not my intention.  If you'd like some specific advice related to your own work, feel free to ask!
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VVanderingSpirit Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2014  Professional General Artist
true true! 

ok so how do i make my lines look clean?
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TheSaneInInsanity Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
you are an awesome artist ^^ Do you do commissions? ^^
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rajewel Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey there, and thank you for the compliment! I do take private commissions, though they're generally via journal openings where I take a limited number of slots at a time, which are currently closed. I hope to open fairly soon now though. Thanks again!
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