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(9828) (link) Oekaki by baeduxai, total drawing time 0 : 58 : 21|
baeduxai 2008/1/23 - 18:49:41
When i open my eyes,
I'm hoping to find it,
I mean the other half,
of the heart in me,
Sometimes i wonder,
if it's closer,
so if i open my eyes.
I now know,
For a friend, :) I know it'll make him happy, ^_^
Ok, well, this was kinda quick. But I hope it's not undertimed :(.
well. comments appreciated. :)
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:18:35
Awwww! It's adorable! I want to give it a hug!
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:29:53
(9827) (link) Oekaki by baeduxai, total drawing time 1 : 5 : 14|
baeduxai 2008/1/20 - 11:32:58
Im in love with the no black outline. :) Thanks yoous inspiration... I think it was here in the gift room or something where i got inspiration. Not sure though. Ah well. inspiration thanks youu. I love my style now. (and guess what? My heads aren't big anymore)
Cal it "Waitresses of My world"
Ussually revealing clothes. But man, I love cute clothes. :)
Made this for my friend rei too..
happiness is contagious in a wonderful way. And so, you draw pictures. Pictures that make peoeple smile are better.
Thus the previous two pictures which are bright colours.
wonderfulll eh? Im kinda proud of it. Even tho it took less time than the previous one. ^_^;;
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:33:25
really cute! only 1 critique pointer jumps out at me...background is a little distracting, I think it's because the color palette is so close to the foreground, and the somewhat excessive use of patterns. :)
baeduxai 2008/1/20 - 19:36:53
thx maybe i should fade it and simplify it.
cloud 2008/1/22 - 9:45:53
Bright and happy ^_^ yeah, i agree with Lorelei on the background part, but other than that it's kawaii!
astronautical 2008/1/22 - 13:19:11
This is lovely! The only thing that bothers me, though, is how her eyes seem to be going in two separate directions. It kind of looks like she's about to shoop-da-woop a lazer up in there.
Other than that, it's cute, I like the pastel colors. :D
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:17:54
I really like your color choices. Your style is addicting. They're so soft, and cute, but I'd have to agree. The foreground is so close in style and type to the background, they're a little hard to tell apart. Not necessarily fading it, even just removing the details, or making them a different color. Overall, she's really cute.
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:31:19
cute girly XD!
(9826) (link) Oekaki by naty, total drawing time 1 : 6 : 40|
naty 2008/1/19 - 16:7:53
Experimenting with lighting and such.
I haven't oekakied in ever o_o;.. how is everyone? :D
baeduxai 2008/1/19 - 16:27:29
really like this :) she looks very mellow and dazed. I like the shiny arms XD. The white makes them look shiny. (pokes)
really good work :)
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:33:50
I AM GOOD...but busy. Which is more than obvious considering i'm a ghost around here ;_;
purrdy 2008/1/21 - 3:49:57
Everyone's a ghost around here lately. I still pop on like once a day and lurk. (Muwahahaha!) >.>
Anyways... Pretty picture. =3 Boobies! *squeeze*
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:15:3
Wow. I like the darkness. The lighting is really cool. Like, really. I think you did a fabulous job, and her green eyes just pop against the background. (pop in a good way. They jump out and attack me.) Gorgeous.
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:33:34
Nice how you used the shadows and lighting in this picture.
(9825) (link) Oekaki by baeduxai, total drawing time 2 : 8 : 8|
baeduxai 2008/1/19 - 14:34:21
Love you as much as I love carrots!
Listening to SUPER MUSIC MAKER by Ami Suzuki right now! Kidna old but i love it :)
Ok, back to the bunny named Natsumi with a dementedly drawn carrot in her hand. I ¢¾ how this turned out like seriously WOWWW.
I feel like i've improved. I really like it. Yeah I know the lighting is messed up but stalkers will admit that I've drawn better than last year... like WAAAAYYYY better.
(ish very proud)
¢Ühey you yeahhh SUPER MUSIC MAKERRR¢Ü
Anyways, yayyy for no black outline >]
She was gonna be wearign an apron... but i thought it would be too much white on her. So i skewed up her original costume. I'm making a manga for school and she's one of my characters. The plot was gonna be epic but i had to use a different plot cause it's due... March... ^_^;; wish me luck?
naty 2008/1/19 - 16:8:57
Awww, she's so cute x3!
I love how you used the different tones and colors ^^
baeduxai 2008/1/19 - 16:27:52
lol thanks :)
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:34:31
she looks so HAPPY XD
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:14:9
Oh man. I want those ears!! I like the hair. It's pretty cool.
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:34:13
so cute XD! I love bunnies :D!
(9824) (link) Oekaki by astronautical, total drawing time 0 : 34 : 31|
astronautical 2008/1/19 - 8:11:7
This is the candle I was playing with last night, on my kitchen table. It smelled and looked lovely, and as the wax was being burnt down by the flame, I pushed the walls of the candle out, to look like the petals of a flower.
It looked somewhat like what you see here.
Done with my eternally crappy track/ball mouse.
baeduxai 2008/1/19 - 9:31:46
your mouse may be crappy but the picture definitly is NOT. I love it :) kinda of suck at candles and lighting so congrats.
naty 2008/1/19 - 16:13:8
I agree, that's a highly realistic candle o.o.. how'd you do the glow? airbrush? x3
astronautical 2008/1/20 - 7:9:59
Yeah, airbrush. I hate using that tool, but it is apt for some situations.
And thanks. :3
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:34:16
i am BOGGLED at how people draw with a trackball. I have a trackball. I do not make drawings with said trackball. @_@
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:13:37
::low whistle:: trackball? Impressive. Even with a tablet pen, this is lovely. The lighting is fabulous, and I like the dripping of the wax. The flame is pretty cool. Er, hot. :)
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:36:11
o.O wowie you're good with a mouse. It looks so damn real. *thumbs up*
(9823) (link) Oekaki by umi-chan, total drawing time 3 : 5 : 33|
umi-chan 2008/1/16 - 15:42:43
this is suppose to be a wind spirit but now that i look at it, it could be an earth spirit too. whichever one fits the most is it i guess :)
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 18:59:4
It's the leaf that's making me think "Earth" immediately. But looking at all the details you put in the pic shows that she's clearly Wind, from the spirals, to the light colors, and even the leaf itself, what with being something that is easily manipulated by wind.
Her waves are gorgeous, by the way. Wish I could get my hair to look like that.
baeduxai 2008/1/16 - 19:32:41
hey this is awesome. Like the soft colours :D
sabii 2008/1/17 - 6:32:26
astronautical 2008/1/19 - 8:15:43
Oh my, this is absolutely stunning.
When I saw the leaf, I thought of it being blown around in the wind, but I think it would have looked cooler if the leaf was an autumnal color, rather than green.
But this is lovely nonetheless, especially her hair.
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/19 - 14:6:37
wonderfully soft :)
naty 2008/1/19 - 16:10:49
Awesome job on the curly hair <3!
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:32:26
Just sooo beautiful. @_@
jakusama 2008/1/25 - 19:12:5
Wow. Just.. she's gorgeous. I see wind, but I can see the Earth from the leaf, but I definitely would call it wind first. She's just freggin gorgeous Fabulous job. Love the color around the eyes the most, I think.
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 15:37:0
very pretty :).
(9822) (link) Oekaki by z, total drawing time 0 : 49 : 15|
z 2008/1/14 - 17:55:54
Still searching for that elusive style..I like the colors on this one, though. ^^
baeduxai 2008/1/15 - 17:14:4
lol u have a very sketchy style.
Is it legal to say that the nostrils are far apart. Well... YAYY FOR GIANT NOSESSS i drew a couple myself today at art class. I must be the only one noticing. This place is dead these days.
*Phoenix Down anyone?*
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 18:59:57
The colors on this one are great, because violet and yellow are color contrasts. Putting them together just helps your subject just pop out of the page!
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:34:44
Sorry about the deadness ;_;
baeduxai 2008/1/20 - 19:40:25
lol er lore don't take it personaly. XD
(9821) (link) Oekaki by marcela_the_great, total drawing time 0 : 36 : 22|
marcela_the_great 2008/1/13 - 15:41:4
First trial while working from this site. Still getting used to the tools a bit.
baeduxai 2008/1/13 - 18:30:35
looks real soft and innocent.
What's ironic is i'm just listening to "Cloud Smiles" from ADvent CHildren. XD. aww... fits so well.
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 19:2:47
It takes awhile to get used to the tools. I've been drawing here for years, and I still have yet to discover how to use all of them!
This looks like one of those photographs where you have the flash on and are standing too close to the person you're taking a picture of. Their face turns white and everything is highlighted to the extreme. : )
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:35:5
welcome! :) it's neat how this picture looks sort of burned into the canvas.
(9820) (link) Oekaki by z, total drawing time 0 : 46 : 10|
z 2008/1/9 - 16:59:33
Was going through old escrow pictures with the rescue feature, and found something with this pose. :) I redid it, and am pretty happy with the results.
baeduxai 2008/1/13 - 18:31:53
wonder if this ditched drawing had plans ^_^;;.
Anyways. Nice sketchy affect. :)
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 19:3:40
Haha, I'm glad you skipped over my escrow, then. I was worried that it'd disappear while I was on vacation.
I kind of like the pose too, actually, so I don't blame you for nabbing this one and finishing it off.
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:36:4
ahhh i never tried the rescue function. I suck. I know. XD
The pose is remarkable! so fluid, and natural. really great =D
(9819) (link) Oekaki by blumeaniandglove, total drawing time 1 : 55 : 3|
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/3 - 19:31:2
He's a very important man you know.
he has a tower.
(anyone else a Mirrormask fan?)
crits and comments welcome, by the way.
i'm still rusty. :/
golden 2008/1/4 - 4:2:44
I like the use of textures there :)
baeduxai 2008/1/7 - 13:17:19
The textures here are awesome. And the dodge at the back :) I lub dodge tooll.. <3
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 19:7:31
Never even heard of mirrormask, actually. What is it? Book/movie/game?
And wooaaah, lots of textures in this one. A lot of this picture is colored with the same shade (red-brown-tan range), which is usually fine, but with the addition of the light blue and bright orange on the right, I feel like your main guy isn't getting all the attention he deserves. He kind of "blends in" (not *really* blends in, but rather, he *matches*) with the background. On the other hand, the bright blue and orange pops out at me, so my eyes keep wandering over there in spite of my efforts to keep them on him.
(all those squiggles in his jacket are just trippy, haha)
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/19 - 14:8:26
to view this picture you're supposed to look into his 'eyes' and then you can see that the colored darts on the right are actually flying fish. I'm not sure how that happened. haha
Mirrormask is a beautiful film that's based on a children's book that was written by Neil Gaiman. I really and highly recommend it.
and thanks for the comments, by the way :D
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:36:26
ooooh. you had me at "Neil Gaiman." =D
(9818) (link) Oekaki by angie, total drawing time 0 : 31 : 39|
angie 2008/1/3 - 15:3:2
I got milk up my nose >.< something simple, I was bored, so now you all can also have milk.
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/5 - 23:5:0
I hate strawberry milk.
but I love that black and pink :D
baeduxai 2008/1/7 - 13:19:54
Loving the strawberrry milk there. And I like who you drew everything. :D
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:37:40
very nice. black and pink are two of my fave colors!
(9817) (link) Oekaki by baeduxai, total drawing time 2 : 7 : 35|
baeduxai 2008/1/2 - 13:18:53
Mr. Monkey didnt see this coming.
Having lots of fun with the "muha" look >]
lolz i love it looks so devious. Yea i know its a little messy and stuff. But I wanted to try to use thick out lines and simpleness and NOT use black.... O_O
So I guess this is it. C&C plz ^_^
twinkledraak 2008/1/3 - 11:29:5
It's funny XD! I like it how you used the lines and the spots in the background. :)
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/5 - 23:5:11
bananarana 2008/1/16 - 19:9:15
[x] Thick lines
[x] No black
[x] Mwah look
Yep. You got all your bases covered. : )
baeduxai 2008/1/16 - 19:34:12
lmao thanks. I should draw again sometime soon. But my desktop computer has the usb too far so I can't connect the tablet. And I really want to use a tablet. (It's got me really bad at the mouse it spoils u watch out)
lorelai 2008/1/20 - 19:38:7
love the use of your textures!!!
(9816) (link) Oekaki by angie, total drawing time 0 : 59 : 37|
angie 2008/1/1 - 17:45:5
Bou, I'm back from the grave! And thankyou to everyone who comments on my oekakis! <3 much luv<3
astronautical 2008/1/1 - 23:37:8
Ooh, I love this!
The shading is excellent and the colors really come together nicely.
Fantastic work. ;D
lorelai 2008/1/2 - 2:38:16
squeeeee! angie oekakis are some of my fave!
baeduxai 2008/1/2 - 11:4:56
yea the shading is awesome! I love this :D
angie 2008/1/3 - 10:41:51
haha thankyou all, much love <3 **hugs all around**
twinkledraak 2008/1/3 - 11:29:56
Pretty colors and very good shading :)
(completed) (link) Oekaki by twinkledraak, total drawing time 3 : 20 : 0|
twinkledraak 2008/1/1 - 11:59:32
Happy 2008 :)! First oek i made this year :)! I hope my others become better this year :P! A wel it's just first of january :)! Hope you like and much luck and happiness for you all in 2008 :)!
lolikhan 2008/1/1 - 13:18:18
It's so cute!
In your future, I see much progress!
lorelai 2008/1/2 - 2:38:29
happy purplely new year!
baeduxai 2008/1/2 - 11:5:51
aw the stars are so cute. And the roses. -_-;; I kinda suck at drawing roses unless I take my time. Which doesnt ussually happpen :D.
twinkledraak 2008/1/3 - 11:30:55
Hihi thank you all :)! smiles
twinkledraak 2008/1/28 - 14:17:48
A sketchy :3. I love summer. :)
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(9814) (link) Oekaki by astronautical, total drawing time 4 : 28 : 11|
astronautical 2007/12/31 - 17:5:37
Well, sort of. I drew my eyes too close together and made my headphones glow, but other than that, I think it's a reasonably apt presentation.
Also, I didn't finish the pattern on my scarf. But whatever.
Four and a half hours is a ridiculous amount of time to have spent on something so sketchy, non? I was doing other things while drawing this, of course, so that time really isn't as fair as it seems.
Done with my eternally crappy ball/track mouse.
candy_bird 2007/12/31 - 17:53:57
that's pretty awesome with the mouse, you should totally get a tablet...imagine what more wonders you could do!!
and i love your style. especially the lips! <3
lolikhan 2008/1/1 - 6:30:6
I used a mouse for years and years, so I know how it is. I only got a tablet this Christmas.
I suggest, actually, that you keep drawing with a mouse for a while. It builds character with your art, I think, to have to suffer a bit more.
Anyway, this is super cute. Those headphones are bad ass, too!
twinkledraak 2008/1/1 - 12:4:4
Cool drawing :)!
lorelai 2008/1/2 - 2:39:11
how the heck do you people do this with a mouse/trackball, i shall never know your buddha-like patience.
blumeaniandglove 2008/1/6 - 23:44:54
I used to draw with a trackball...
gooooooooooooood times :D
wait. I still do.
haha, it isn't that bad when that's what you're used to, right :D
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