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1st-Sep-2010 03:06 pm - Tricorner hats - a tutorial!
stories - jon/christian
Great little tutorial here on how to draw tricorner hats from all different angles. Not that I've had to draw thousands in the past; but when I DO suddenly find myself faced with drawing one, it generally ends up being "ZOMG WHAT IS THIS HOW DO I EVEN"

HOW TO: Tricorner hats!!
11th-Nov-2009 10:08 am - Reminder
miri polar bear
If you are interested in joining artbeta, please make sure to fill out the joining request form HERE, as well as joining the community. If you try to join without having filled out and commented with the request form, your membership will be rejected.

If you have any questions, please read over our FAQ or email us at lj.artbeta@gmail.com
6th-Nov-2009 12:12 pm - ArtBeta FAQ
fem - glockgal
Hello! Welcome to the Art Beta community. This is for all fanartists from all fandoms looking for someone to beta your artwork. Post your work in progress here, and we'll all give it a good look and try to help you out!

Art Beta FAQCollapse )
6th-Nov-2009 11:08 am - all-new, kinda-different ArtBeta!
fem - glockgal
Hello artbeta members!

Our dearly loved mod fiendling has passed the Modly reins to new management: mieronna and glockgal! We are the new Mods for artbeta, and as such, we've made a few changes. Here's the rundown:

All previous members are still members!
By now you might have seen our new joining request form. If you are already a member of artbeta, you DO NOT need to fill it our again.

New FAQ!
Read it in all its glory HERE as a post if you have questions. We even have posting guidelines; but us being a group of artists, we're not exactly sticklers. :D

More art!
We've opened the community up not just to all fandoms, but also to original art!

New tagging system!
Still in the works, but if you take a look at our preliminary tags, you'll get an idea of how we'd like your posts to be tagged. Some examples:

beta: anatomy
beta: color
beta: composition
beta: linework
beta: perspectives
media: pencil
media: digital
question
tutorial


New email!
Please forward all questions to: lj.artbeta@gmail.com


Happy art-making!
8th-Jan-2020 09:45 am - Welcome! How to Join artbeta.
fem - glockgal
Welcome, fellow artists!

What is artbeta? Here is our FAQ.
In short, if you are an artist, you may post your works in progress here to be beta'd by peers! The community is closed and friends locked to make sure the works of art aren't spoiled to the masses. Only artists may join and must be 16 years or older.

HOW TO JOIN
1) Please comment on this post with the following information:

2) Go to the Userinfo and join the community to be added to the moderation queue.
3) The Mods will verify and approve your request.

We ask for a link to your art because:
1)You must be an artist to join artbeta. We will verify.
2)You must have a place where you can upload art.

Send questions, comments, or suggestions to your friendly, helpful mods at lj.artbeta@gmail.com.
9th-Dec-2006 12:23 pm - Need anatomy help!
blink
Hey, there.

Ok, so I'm about 2 hours into this John/Rodney painting, and I know  the anatomy is off in Rodney's face and John's hands (which are shapeless blobs right now. His left is suposed to be resting on his hip, and his right just barely cupping Rodney's face).

Anybody out there with a happy red pen want to scribble on this?

Cut for nudity, though no genitals or anything.

Cut for nudity, kindaCollapse )
[ETA the half way decently sized one. :P]
17th-Jan-2006 07:26 pm(no subject)
blink
Characters: Unspecified
Rating: pg, I suppose
Medium: Wacom Tablet & Photoshop painting from ref. picture
Link or LJ-Cut: Cut: Kiss (I need better titles...Collapse )
Problem areas: Hair, (not the arm hair; that's not done and is baaaaad right now) anatomy, drama?


This is the first piece I've done since I was told I don't have carpel tunnel, so I'm a bit rusty. On the other hand, maybe I've shaken some bad habits?

thanks,
mouse

[ETA: proper formating. D'oh!]
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