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Sean Eike
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I have no art secrets.

There are no tricks that I can show you that will make you a better artist.

I draw the way I do because when I was young, my dad taught me the fundamentals of art. As I grew older, he showed me that there are more and more things to learn... but always there's the fundamentals. I went to college and they crammed my head full of theories. When I tried to get a job at Marvel, they informed me that I forgot my fundamentals. So I went to a wonderful place called the Kubert School... where they made sure I wouldn't forget my fundamentals.

You don't need to go to the Kubert School (although I recommend you do). Constantly practice your fundamentals. Construct object from shapes. Study anatomy. Understand perspective. Don't ignore reference. Don't be a slave to reference.

Most important: Draw every day. Draw the boring things. Rocks. Lamp posts. Sidewalks. Everything.

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KawaiixRingo Mar 18, 2014  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fave! :D
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hoganvibe Mar 18, 2014  Professional General Artist
No problem! I saw you at Planet Comicon but had to get back to my table so I didn't get the chance to complement you in person.
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KawaiixRingo Mar 18, 2014  Student General Artist
Again!
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KawaiixRingo Apr 15, 2013  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fave! :D
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hoganvibe Apr 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
Wish I would have saw you at Planet Comicon. I'm an administrator for the Iowa Cosplay group on Facebook. I'm sure your costume would have inspired some of our members. Maybe next year!
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KawaiixRingo Apr 16, 2013  Student General Artist
Yeah hopefully I'll see you next year with an even better costume! ^__^
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Although I've seen some of your art in the past, this was the first time I bothered to explore your gallery. It was such a treat! You earned a Watch from me.
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hoganvibe Mar 20, 2013  Professional General Artist
Much appreciated and glad you enjoy the work!
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:icondzizus:
Thanks for the fav
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