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    Default Swiftly Drawn Art: 3 Ready for Curation! =)

    Poliwag on the surface viewed from underwater. First drawing! :) I'm a bit limited on colors atm so please excuse the lack of variety.


    Why would I ever attempt to draw this? Well...


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    Default Re: Swiftly Drawn Art [(2) Ready to be Curated]

    I'm going to claim poliwag !
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    Default Re: Swiftly Drawn Art [(2) Ready to be Curated]

    First Impressions:

    This piece definitely caught my eye. I liked the colors and though I'm not totally sure what's going on in the background you did a good job with Poliwag so that definitely helped.

    Dynamics

    Initially I thought Poliwag was floating in water when I first looked at this, but I'm starting to doubt that assumption. There's a lot going on in the background with the vines and blue spots and it isn't that those aren't aesthetically pleasing to the eye, I just don't totally get it. Poliwag is in a pretty standard pose and I guess maybe that's why I assumed it was water because it looks like it's floating on its back. The things that throw me off though are the green tint you put all over the piece and the sun in the top right corner. Those are what are really making me confused. In future works I would try to stick to a more concrete image so the viewer isn't, well, confused.

    Colors/Shading

    I just want to say, the colors work really well here. The blues and greens are very pleasin to the eye and make for a very nice image. I also like the way you did a nice dark outline for the swirl on Poliwag's tummy. I would've liked to see some shading, especially because you went through the effort of putting a light source in the image. Actually it almost seems like you put a darker blue towards the light source and a lighter blue away from it, so I'm again a little confused. Also as you do shading make sure you play around with varying your outlines so the Pokemon really looks like it is a part of the piece and not separate form it.

    Pokemon Accuracy

    Your Poliwag definitely looks like a Poliwag, I really liked the detail in the eyes and the mouth looks pretty cute. It seems like you accidentally colored over the tail a bit which is a minor issue, but just something to watch out for.

    Overall

    While you do have some issues with trying to figure out what's actually going on in the piece, this is for a simple Pokemon and that issue isn't too large. This isn't the most in depth drawing, but what you did you did well so I'd give this a 50/100. Have fun with your new friend!
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    Default Re: Swiftly Drawn Art [(1) Ready to be Curated]

    Wynaut “Why Not?”

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    Form
    So you decided to forgo a full on image with a background, and instead go for a bit of a pun. What I like about it was that you decided to include the pokemon IN the word, and not just put it next to the pokemon. And the question mark ties into the end of the pokemon, its effective yet simple.

    Pokemon
    Wynaut in general is very good. The colors are very close and the general shapes are spot on. There are only two critiques I can give on the pokemon itself. The head and tail seem just a mite smaller than they should be. Does it detract from the image? No, not in the least. Just something to possibly watch out for in future art.

    Environment
    The main elements of the ‘environment’ that we see here are in the lighting and shadows cast on the pokemon itself. From what there is on this image, the shading you applied is rather good. I still think that even with the direction you took with this image, something in the background would have been nice to add a sense of place to the image.

    Improvements
    1. Add in some kind of background, it will add layers of detail as well as give the image a larger depth.
    2. Check the general size on some portions of the pokemon

    Score
    Because you tied the pokemon, the words, and the joke together, willing to give it a better than normal score.

    40/100
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    Budew is walking up a mountain path as it spots a four-leaf clover.

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    Default Re: Swiftly Drawn Art: 3 Ready for Curation! =)

    Reaching for the Crimson Star!


    Cool Dreams, Bro


    DIS IS CUTE...I THINK.


    These were all done with colored pencils. My scanner is bright, so it kind of dilutes the colors a bit for these pictures which is a shame.... Hope these were enjoyable!
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