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    Koi Dragon - Outline

    Was bored today so decided to draw a Koi Dragon on my bedroom wall.

    Might shade it in, add colour. But haven't decided if it would make it better or ruin it.


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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    preatty cool dood, but imo it's a bit crowded
    so just to make sure the Koi dragon is like a fish o.o?
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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    I would leave it like this,
    shading might look cool,
    but it might make the drawing too crouded.
    Leave it like this.

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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    Quote Originally Posted by LilyoAnimations
    preatty cool dood, but imo those flowers look a lil weird
    so just to make sure the Koi dragon is like a fish o.o?
    The story is the koi fish travels up river. If it makes it , it transforms to a dragon ( I think that's roughly it, can't remember) A Koi dragon is the half way phase of the tranformation. Therefore a head of a dragon, body of the fish.

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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    Quote Originally Posted by Plan B
    Quote Originally Posted by LilyoAnimations
    preatty cool dood, but imo those flowers look a lil weird
    so just to make sure the Koi dragon is like a fish o.o?
    The story is the koi fish travels up river. If it makes it , it transforms to a dragon ( I think that's roughly it, can't remember) A Koi dragon is the half way phase of the tranformation. Therefore a head of a dragon, body of the fish.
    oh ok lol, nice
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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Brick
    I would leave it like this,
    shading might look cool,
    but it might make the drawing too crouded.
    Leave it like this.
    painting it w/ watercolor would look great, if you call outlines art, don't listen to me.

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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    Quote Originally Posted by Toma
    Quote Originally Posted by Mr. Brick
    I would leave it like this,
    shading might look cool,
    but it might make the drawing too crouded.
    Leave it like this.
    painting it w/ watercolor would look great, if you call outlines art, don't listen to me.
    Now that you say that,
    watercolor would look cool,

    but if you have sick outlines,
    you might screw those up with color.
    Black and white drawings are awesome as they are.
    c:

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    Re: Koi Dragon - Outline

    One thing you should pay attention to is the scales- they should be a relatively constant size and only warp with the form of the fish. For example, they should squish as you go towards the sides of the fish and expand as you reach the middle to show it's cylindrical form. Kind of like contour lines. In fact it's probably a good idea to draw contour lines before you do the scales to get an idea of how they should change with the form. Just imagine the 3-dimensional shape of the fish and imagine how a line would look if it was on it's surface. Then draw those lines along the fish horizontally and vertically to illustrate it's form. You generally want to increase the density (distance apart) of the lines with depth.

    Sorry if you know about contour lines and such already. ^^;
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