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Let's do it to it by vaporotem Let's do it to it by vaporotem
Thing that started to bug me for the past.... long time....

I started to get confused with myself when it comes to my style and i think that also what stops me to move on and work on comic and other stuff with my original characters or with copyright characters :0

It always feel like the things i draw on the computer are NOT what i usually do on paper. The Digital world made me lose my loosened feeling i have because... well you know.... All those temping perfect lines programs offer you and the ability to Ctrl+Z make me lose my personality ;n;

I look at stuff i made for the past year and, yes, ofcourse i know it is minnnneee and i see my touch in it and faces/poses/coloring but It takes me SO MUCH TIME AND ENERGY to create those things while a quick sketch on a paper, that looks the same, takes me 2-5 minutes.

This picture above took me NO time to create and was so much fun! and they all look like the things i draw on papers!
LOOK HOW THE LINE IS FREE AND FLUID! You can tell there was no sketch under it, THIS is the sketch!
Than.. why do i feel like there is some kind of expectation of me not to draw like this... that the lines are not closed and graphic wise something is wrong in here....

"You should just draw the way you love to draw and what ever the hell you want" is always my motto but... i feel like im disappointing someone if i try to be "more myself"


HOLY CRAP i dont know why it suddenly fall on my head because of a Sonic picture haha ;_; Im confused by myself as well as you are if you dont understand what i mean by all what i've just wrote~
But i believe that i want to explore my "normal-not perfect" style more and maybe it will help me to figure myself even more and to do something other than Thinking about a cool idea to draw but scared to fail with it.

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... tl;dr:

HI GUYS i drew Sonic and the gang from my story universe, if i ever put it on paper 8D

Sonic,Tails,Amy,Mighty,Mina&Bunnie© Sega/Archie

...srsly, you dont have to pay attention to everything i just wrote~
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:iconheartinathepony:
HeartinaThePony Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cool!
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:iconleone-legender:
Leone-Legender Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
YOUR EXPRESSIONS ARE CRAZY AWESOME!!!!
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GracelynnLovesCats Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012  Professional Artist
FACEBOOK TERMS OF USE AND CONDITION HAS CHANGED, SIR.
Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerburg found out that I had HALF the idea of facebook...So now me and Mark share facebook, So you CANT even go WRITING facebook anymore without getting Arrested.

Just Reminding you,
YOU HAVE GOTTEN A FACEBOOK WARNING

Thanks!

-Joe G.
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KACItheCAT Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I'd like to know what your stories arrrrrre!
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MightyMorphinPower4 Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2012
Awesome one
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Nin10dohgirl Featured By Owner Apr 24, 2012
LOL Mighty looks like he's going, "How the hell does she fly like that??" Cute art, BTW!
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:iconmagiann:
magiann Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2012
That catchphrase always scared me.
"Let's do it to it."
Let's do WHAT to WHAT?
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:icontenko72:
tenko72 Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2011
That's deep. Anyway, I like those poses.
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:iconmurasakiiro-no-hane:
Murasakiiro-no-hane Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
i love this. so much.
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:iconmikosilverneko:
Mikosilverneko Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2011
Reminds me of LBP2
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:iconbbop800:
Bbop800 Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think it looks pretty awesome for a sketch!
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:iconblaze-5:
Blaze-5 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
I see...

Well great job drawing these characters!I love how you add cartoon expressions!:aww:
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:iconuc77:
UC77 Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
CUZ WERE SONIK HEROEZ.
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:iconbyaku-the-hedgehog:
Byaku-the-Hedgehog Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011
great :3
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:iconnitroactivestudios:
NitroactiveStudios Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Looks great! Nice job!
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Calucifer Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2011
SONIIIIC!!
lol awesome. I've been playing that on playstation like mad the last week
Nice way of drawing really. I should try that one day when I'm not so lazy
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sonicthemeatball Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2011
This picture RULES!
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Fuposey Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
As weird as it sounds, I know how you feel just a bit.

Perfect lines are just so tempting, but then I look at it and feel like something's wrong with it, like stiffness and I don't even know and on how it's not me. I've drawn several attempts at a looser style and I just... liked it. AND NOT ONLY THAT, that's how I actually found out my own style. And ever since I broke my pen (not broken broke, just the tip stopped working and I now draw with the rubber and can only do this in SAI, PS defaults to the rubber function yadda yadda), it just feels more of a burden. safsaf I really should do something about it and yet I don't. I just prefer traditional sketches to digital media in a way as well.

I know it might feel weird, but have you actually tried to abdicate from the CTRL-Z function? You know, limit yourself to how you draw in real life when drawing on the tablet, using the rubber function more often. Putting a piece of paper on the tablet to have that feeling of actually drawing on paper. Using drawn traditional media and color it digitally and still keep your original lineart from the piece. idefk.

Oh and that Amy is the cutest Amy I've ever laid my eyes on. <33 Awww.

And "u shuld droo what u wont to droo".
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vampirecheetah Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2011
I'd love to see more of your "loose" style! Do the kind of art you want to do~
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LilMegFish Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
Heck, I prefer pencil sketches to finished digital media.
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griffsnuff Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
;U; FFFFFF they look so aweosme! <3
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SamCyberCat Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
I like how this one came out though, it seems to have more character (no pun intended) and more of a personal feel to it. :D
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SharinganWarrior77 Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2011
Awesome!
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Dream-Beam Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
Awww, tails and Amy look soo cute! O//u//O
Wish I could draw like that ;u;
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SockWizard Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Everyone pay attention to everything this guy just wrote, he is a genius.
Thank you, Dr.Vaporotem, now I don't have to learn this lesson by myself.
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PhuiJL Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Student General Artist
I don't mind your style changing from time to time, I always enjoy looking at them :love: <333 Just do what your heart tells you, you don't have to draw just to please someone C:

Love your sketchy Sonic drawing here ;3; :heart: The style & anatomy are really fun to look at :la:
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Giveortake Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
They look amazing in this crazy loose style~
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:icontrance88:
Trance88 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
Awesome! I like your idea of making Amy Rose a little girl.
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masochisticcannibal Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
I read this and I know how you feel.
It takes guts to stick to a loose style when there are hundreds of people online who are better at realistic stuff.

But being unique is valuable too.
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Fallenpeach Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Very nice! :heart:
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sema83 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
so lovely
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missyuna Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
I agree with your motto :iconwthplz:
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novedlove Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2011
Vap you should draw however you want, I'll always love your style :heart:

if someone doesnt approve its doesnt matter, it's all about how drawing how you want and keeping it your way

i like how all this came out, especially tails and sonic (:
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edtropolis Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
Loosening up on drawing and clearing your mind does get good results...I found that out through a drawing class...anyway nice job on Sonic and pals... =D
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CartoonistWill Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional General Artist
I think I know what you mean, a little. Drawing straight to PC and drawing on paper are different too. Even when I do a rough pencil sketch and then ink over it, it just doesn't feel the same. I tend to lose my "personality," as you said, when I draw digitally or at least when I do pencils and then ink them. I love most of the things in my sketch book more than I do the finished pencils and inks. Something about the lines and shapes that make my sketches come more to life and they somehow capture more of my personality or originality or style somehow. Also, the same things that take me only minutes to draw on paper will take me FOREVER to draw with my Wacom on the computer screen. Which is why I don't draw straight to PC anymore! lol
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WindEmperor Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Student General Artist
Gotta love your style, it's so....Bouncy?

Can't please everyone but your Motto is something great to stick by!
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baconplayingbanjo Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional Traditional Artist
ever seen sonicchu? this is basically that
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:iconmrdannok:
mrdannok Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
lol
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imobsessed314 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Honestly, I don't think this is any better or worse than your usual stuff, just different.
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Tailscream Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Nice! You got some mad skills
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marshmallowcookiwolf Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
i really like how u drew them :)
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:iconkentaruz:
KentaruZ Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional Writer
so cool x3
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:iconjustinkelly05:
JustinKelly05 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Student General Artist
oh I love sonic. :)
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RandomFoxFan Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Hobbyist Artist
nice
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tomoe342 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
well if this is the sketch then your sketches are better than my...well...drawings i spend days and days on
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shadamy20 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
nice
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chaoman Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional General Artist
but paying attnetion to stuff you write is fun!

All jokes and prodding aside, cool stuff. It's fun to free form and do sketches. No constantly trying to make perfect lines and other stuff. gives it more character and a natural feeling!
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tails00 Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011
awesome

:iconmoarplz: free hand PLEASE
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:iconpaskettii:
Paskettii Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Student General Artist
I've always loved how the Sonic gang looks in your style. Lovely work as usual!
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PictoShaman Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
You're right. Absolutely. I've noticed that I feel more inclined to draw things that I feel the people of DeviantArt would like instead of just drawing whatever I want. I really think though, that a lot of that urge to not let anyone down by using these programs is what the educational system taught us to do. Use this not that; do this not that. Where's the creativity, really?
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