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Hi guys,
As of today there are 2 weeks left to the  "Design a Royal" challenge at :iconfooled-official: , where you can invent a character which I will include in a Fooled illustration.  There's still plenty of time to think up and draw  your character, so make sure to check out the details here.
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Nina S.
Artist | Hobbyist | Varied
United States
My sister Aidylvice is the Cam to my Mitchell. :glomp:

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BunnySquisher Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014  New member
XD Your work is gorgeous > u < How did you get so good at drawing cartoons? I've always wanted to learn, but never had the know how of where to start.
Wickfield Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Aw, thank you so much!  I have to say that I watch Disney/animated movies and cartoons almost religiously, so after 20 years I've developed a pretty good eye for detail.  Personally, I'd suggest you start by picking a couple of Disney films and watching them very closely to learn what you can about character design, stylization, and details - like if it was a school assignment.  You could also copy screencaps or try to focus on drawing just your favorite character until you get them perfect, you will learn a lot that way.  Another thing I do is read model sheets like these (these are from Hercules which has a very graphic style) to learn how animators achieve consistency:……

It really does come down to a lot of practicing, after awhile you develop an "eye" for the characters and the things you have to do to draw them and it becomes more natural.  Even though I've been drawing for eons I only learned how to draw cartoons in the past few years (after joining DA, actually), and I still have way too much to learn!  ;)
BunnySquisher Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2014  New member
Thank you so much for all the advice ; u ; I'll try your method > u < One day! one day!!
cupcake-rufflebutt Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2014  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
Thanks for the faves on my Neptune costume! <3
Comicbookguy54321 Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
I love your art! It's really awesome :D
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