Inspired by The Female Armor Bingo, I present to you my short guide to armor bust areas, to better help you decide what to wear :P
Any resemblance to particular armors, living or dead, is purely coincidental. Well… mostly.
So glad my bingo game caught on and inspired you! Amazing job!
This is so awesome, reminds me of Tica’s breakdown of the most typical MMORPG costumes on repair-her-armor. Always great to have more guides through stupid design tropes for future reference!
If you’re going to continue this into a series, please link all the following parts once they’re done (guessing the butt area would be next to go ;P)!
Anonymous asked: May I ask how do you do your drawings? Is it photoshop? For example for your avatar, what's the brush setting. Also, whats that shading technique you used for the Mew? The one so comic-esque. Thanks for your time.
Sure! I’m always happy to answer any questions~ So, I mainly use Paint Tool Sai lately and then I use Photoshop CS2 for touching up. I have 2 primary styles of coloring: Painted-Lineless and Hard-Lined. My Mew avatar would be an example of one of my hard-lined drawings. I mainly use 2 brushes and 2 erasers in Sai:
I really like using round brushes with soft ends for sketching as well as soft coloring and blending. So for my Mew drawing, I used my soft brush, Luke, for the initial sketch:
After I finish the sketch, I draw the line art using my hard brush, Guy, and then I smooth out and shape the lines in places I see fit:
When doing a hard colored picture, I’ll use Guy. I’ll do blocky, sharp shading like this:
Now, this is a point where I’ll take the drawing over to Photoshop. To make the pixel-y pattern, I like using Photoshop because it’s a lot easier to use the pixel brush there. You can find the brush here, I have it set to 2 px to make a larger block:
And then I just checker it to make more depth in the shading. However, this is a stylistic choice specific to my 151 Pokemon Challenge I’ve been working on. It’s really useful for creating that retro kind of look on a drawing!
That’s the gist of how I tackle a hard-shaded drawing. Now, I tackle a lineless, painted style drawing a bit differently. I’ll use my Sableye drawing for example. I still start off sketching with my soft brush, Luke:
But after that, I put a rough, base coloring underneath and maybe clean it up just a little bit:
From this point, I merge the two layers together so that I only have one and I’ll “paint” on it with Luke and clean up edges with my soft eraser, Asch.
After I’m done with the character, I’ll put in a background and ta-da!
So that’s my process in a nutshell. Sorry if it’s not super informative, but I hope this helps a bit!
References I found and use for doodling-
Hopefully you all like?
[EDIT:] How the shit is this popular? I literally just google-fuu’ed these all one day and made a freaking folder on my desktop and so many of you people like it?! Tumblr you amaze me and make me feel happy.
To think my personal art is shit hahahaha
Mondays are D&D days, so I thought it might be a nice day to share a collection of sketches I’ve been making of the party and plug my fellow players!
DM - C.M. Galdre (@cmgaldre)
Stonesunder - Me! (@lexxercise)
Wynrie - Meghan Stratman (@bunnypirates)
Auga - Cat Rocketship (@catrocketship)
Nelle - Nicole Gustafsson (@nimasprout)
If you’d like to learn more about our characters and the adventures we have, Galdre has set up a dedicated site for the campaign, Tombs Under Attinar. We’re using 3.5 as the basis for the rules, but the setting, races, and classes are all his original creations.
We are so spoiled.