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Ines and Kadir

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Commission for my Patron, RatchetSly! Featuring their OCs Ines and Kadir

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Looks amazing as always! Man, I really don't understand how you're able to draw so many pieces every day, I can barely draw once a week. What keeps you motivated?

Sony-Shock responds:

Money! These last ones are commissions... Hehe


Not really, though. Considering I often forget to actually invoice my commissioners! (I'm lucky all of them are so noble). I'd say it's mostly inertia! I just have been drawing for very long and drawing is my main hobby as well as my job, so it comes naturally. It's what I do by default.

But even sometimes I don't feel like drawing so I can't say that is all. Actually, further advice (and ways to get to that level of inertia too) I'd say: Aim to the impossible task of putting into art all the cool images that cross your mind. Do you like it? Then don't lose time, don't think too much about it, draw it! ... If possible, of course. Quantity over quality! Although you should still try, of course.

Also references (for both lines and light) really help ease your mind. Sometimes a hard part of drawing is that we force ourselves to draw things well when truth is we just don't know how they're meant to look in the first place! On that subject, I advice MagicPoser. It's a phone app, but they made a browser version too and it's GREAT.

As a last tip: If you want to do groups of images, sketching a lot of pictures one day and finishing them later can be a surprisingly effective way to get a lot of stuff done. Doing a picture from start to finish can be more tiring than doing a lot of sketches (or a lot of lineart, or any other stage). I imagine it's because it gives you a feel of closure, so you will feel starting a whole new picture is a chore.

Sorry for the textwall! I hope it's useful?

That looks really cool,nice my dude

Sony-Shock responds:

Thanks a lot!

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