Some help on Drawing with Traditional Media and Refining with Photoshop
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Posted 11/23/13
A couple of days ago, I saw the first episode of Another, which I thought was OK, but a little bit slow to say at the least, which resulted in me doing a drawing of Mei Misaki just for the sake of it, accumulating in a total of 1 hour and 10 minutes of sketch and colour.

What you would see isn't really impressive, but I think it's good considering my limited artistic abilities (Mind you, I haven't been doing this for long at all, I rarely get in the habit of doing this sort of thing), and just recently, I just started refining it with Photoshop Elements 11, resulting in this:

Which also isn't impressive artistically whatsoever, and the fact that it took me an hour and a half clearly shows, with still a lot of errors visible.

This is where I ask you to help me, am I taking too long to create a sub-par drawing, or am I just not putting enough time into it? I would like some constructive criticism, and some advice on enhancing drawings with Photoshop if possible.
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Posted 11/23/13
Well, That's not bad I guess but if you want my advice, only colour it in PS, dont colour it on the paper like how you did there. Its just my opinion because that's how i've been doing since I've start considering colouring. Yesterday I drew something, this is how its on the paper



and this is how I colorued using the PS:



I actually COLOURED that, the hairs black for the girl and blonde for the dude, jeans and black shirt, the skins and the highlight
but then it turned out shitty so I used an action and turned the colours into black and white.

Plus, dont RE DRAW the picture, just colour it, as i see you did draw the drawing again and it didnt turn out so well. And you might as well improve your skills, level up would be nice to see more of your drawings.
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Posted 11/23/13 , edited 11/23/13
Thanks for you help!
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