There are a lot of success formulas, but probably all of them consist of practice and time. This is especially true for drawing, where understanding proportions, shading, and other techniques can turn a crude circle with lines into a detailed realistic face. 'Draw This Again!' meme challenge invites artists to re-draw their old artwork and present them side-by-side for comparison, showcasing their dramatic progress.


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From pencil self-portraits to vibrant watercolor character creation - these images prove that nobody was born an artist and the journey to mastering drawing involves a lot of patience and hard work. Have you also been drawing? Then post your version of 'Draw This Again!' below and don't forget to vote for your favorite images!

#1 2005 Vs 2017 By Jade Mere

2005 Vs 2017 By Jade Mere

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John L 1 year ago

I can see a cover artist here, for fantasy and science fiction novels.

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#2 About 10 Years Of Progress By Miles

About 10 Years Of Progress By Miles

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John L 1 year ago

Just one look at the age 13 drawing, it is obvious that we have a talented artist here. Not surprised at the results of the Age 23. He's going far........

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#3 Progress Of 11 Months By Itsmehoswa

Progress Of 11 Months By Itsmehoswa

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John L 1 year ago

The newer picture has just the perfect amount of abstract injected to create a sense of the surreal.

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#4 Progression To Semi-Realistic Style By Abigail Diaz

Progression To Semi-Realistic Style By Abigail Diaz

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

They're both good in different ways

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#5 About 9 Years Of Progress By Laura Brouwers

About 9 Years Of Progress By Laura Brouwers

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John L 1 year ago

Laura is able to inject a relaxed, and positive sense of innocence in her work.

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#6 1 Year Progress By Zary

1 Year Progress By Zary

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

CAS! (my dog is named after him lol)

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#7 Draw Jessica Alba Again

Draw Jessica Alba Again

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

I had to look this one up because I thought it was a real picture

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#8 3 Years Of Progress By Isvoc

3 Years Of Progress By Isvoc

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Oline Clausen 1 year ago

I kinda like the first one best

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#9 I Repainted One Of My First Digital Paintings From 4 And A Half Years Ago By Sara Tepes

I Repainted One Of My First Digital Paintings From 4 And A Half Years Ago By Sara Tepes

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ErMerGerd ItBecky 1 year ago

I watch her videos to help me with my art sometimes, adore her style

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#10 Improvement Of 4 Years By Noisebaskerville

Improvement Of 4 Years By Noisebaskerville

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John L 1 year ago

Good looking fox there. :D

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#11 My Art 5years

My Art 5years

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#12 7 Years Difference By Munchkinmay!

7 Years Difference By Munchkinmay!

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Siobhan Spitzig 1 year ago

This is my absolute favourite

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#13 Age 5 Vs Age 15 By Natalie Dementhon

Age 5 Vs Age 15 By Natalie Dementhon

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Emily Softley 1 year ago

Beautiful artwork, you're clearly talented.

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#14 Progress Of 3 Years By Amy Hussein

Progress Of 3 Years By Amy Hussein

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Tonya Banchetto 1 year ago

I like the first one

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#15 2008 Vs 2011 By Daria Widermanska

2008 Vs 2011 By Daria Widermanska

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Daria Widermańska 1 year ago

I'm the autor of both drawings and I'm pretty angry you didn't credit me. Here's my original post on deviantART: http://anako-art.deviantart.com/art/Draw-this-again-211407317 . It's really sad that BoredPanda put their web address on pictures that don't belong to them...

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#16 Change

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1 year ago

UPVOTE GUYS 😂😂😂 Never thought it will even get 1 upvote lmao 😂

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#17 1 Year Difference By Claudia Sketches

1 Year Difference By Claudia Sketches

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#18 Redraw Of A Portrait After 7 Years By Frida Lundqvist

Redraw Of A Portrait After 7 Years By Frida Lundqvist

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Daniel Velazco 1 year ago

Funny enough, the first one looks like a 12 y.o. and the later looks the same girl at 20 xP

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#19 2015 Vs 2017 by Chibi-Megimoo

2015 Vs 2017 by Chibi-Megimoo

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Kjorn 1 year ago

both are pretty good. 2 différents style. it depend what kind you like

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#20 Redraw Of My First Monster By Rifal Jaelani

Redraw Of My First Monster By Rifal Jaelani

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Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

This one is great! Should do comics

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#21 Drawing Of Ginger Two Years Ago And Now.

Drawing Of Ginger Two Years Ago And Now.

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

thats a lot o talent at 14

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#22 Progress Of Drawing A Wolf By Tina Johanne

Progress Of Drawing A Wolf By Tina Johanne

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Harri 1 year ago

I was born for this

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#23 1990 Vs 2014 By Ania Ania

1990 Vs 2014 By Ania Ania

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Asia 1 year ago

What a unique style of the illustration on the left. Love it!

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#24 4 Years Progress Of Drawing A Horse By Tessa

4 Years Progress Of Drawing A Horse By Tessa

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jacluckycat 1 year ago

Wow you've come far. The first is still worlds better than i could do.

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#25 The First Time I Touched A Computer Vs 2017 By Eriday

The First Time I Touched A Computer Vs 2017 By Eriday

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Bunnies are better!! 1 year ago

Both are really good (lightyears better than I could do)

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#26 6 Years Difference By Lina Kisonyte

6 Years Difference By Lina Kisonyte

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Amber Ice 1 year ago

Cool

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#27 Progress Of 2 Years By Ximby

Progress Of 2 Years By Ximby

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Bunnies are better!! 1 year ago

The first is so CUTE!!

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#28 15 Years Of Progress By Andantonius

15 Years Of Progress By Andantonius

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Bianca Ka 1 year ago

I LOVE how he's sticking with the proportions!

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#29 Progress Of Tiger By Dustin Walker

Progress Of Tiger By Dustin Walker

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LizzyM 1 year ago

Left looks like he wants to join the Ninja Turtles, right looks like Wolverine's brother

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#30 Redraw After 7 Years By E. Palmeri And R. Palmeri

Redraw After 7 Years By E. Palmeri And R. Palmeri

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Capucine de Chocqueuse 1 year ago

Finally one by hand! This is great

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#31 5 Year Improvement By Laura

5 Year Improvement By Laura

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Ditto 1 year ago

Ahh Cyarin! Love her work!

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#32 2015 Vs. 2012 By Katefoxart

2015 Vs. 2012 By Katefoxart

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Asia 1 year ago

I like the 2012 style better.

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#33 1 Year Progress By Bethany

1 Year Progress By Bethany

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Nikki Stevens 1 year ago

I love when someone uses shadow and highlights to convey a person's nose and other facial features, vs hard lines. I love this one.

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#34 Redraw After 8 Years By Onekatie

Redraw After 8 Years By Onekatie

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Emily Graves 1 year ago

Breath taking

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#35 6 Years Progress By Remaining Head Spirits

6 Years Progress By Remaining Head Spirits

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

evolution hit her with a bag of rocks like wham...beautiful

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#36 Age 10 Vs Age 26

Age 10 Vs Age 26

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Maris Nool 1 year ago

Love it!

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#37 2010 Vs 2012 By Vonnabeee

2010 Vs 2012 By Vonnabeee

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Lux Lucis 1 year ago

Wow, both of those are _REALLY_ good!!!

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#38 1986>2015

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1 year ago

^^@lizzyM, no, I did not take 30 years to add colors, it's a old sketche i made when I was young, I found it in an old archives shoesbox and I wanted to make it more realistic using Photoshop. ^^

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#39 Eyes. I'm 14 Right Now And I've Improved Even More Since The "now" Photo.

Eyes. I'm 14 Right Now And I've Improved Even More Since The "now" Photo.

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Wulfur 1 year ago

wait... how do you improve after that?

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#40 Redraw After 4 Years By Idylean

Redraw After 4 Years By Idylean

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Meurice Juan Pedro Fernandt 1 year ago

the second drawing reminds me of tinkerbell. if she would be adult.

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#41 The Blues Brothers, 2003 Vs 2011

The Blues Brothers, 2003 Vs 2011

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Diana CrunChewy Watson 1 year ago

I love them both. Two very different styles done well.

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#42 Found A 10 Year Old Pic I Was Really Proud Of Back Then And Gave It A Quick Reimagining By Milkcognac

Found A 10 Year Old Pic I Was Really Proud Of Back Then And Gave It A Quick Reimagining By Milkcognac

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Shorty McBoholdt 1 year ago

This is progress! Very nice !

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#43 2010 Vs 2012

2010 Vs 2012

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Paige Nell 1 year ago

That improved so much good job 👍🏾

#44 Age 14 Vs Age 16- "perrie Edwards"

Age 14 Vs Age 16- "perrie Edwards"

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Artesia Floweriella 1 year ago

Amazing!

#45 Digital Work Remake, 5 Years In Between

Digital Work Remake, 5 Years In Between

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

woooooooooow cool

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#46 Harry Potter

Harry Potter

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Augustė Majauskaitė 1 year ago

Damn :)

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#47 I Drew The Same Lioness Twice And It Does Really Show My Progress

I Drew The Same Lioness Twice And It Does Really Show My Progress

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Lauren Mitchell 1 year ago

There is progress there. Keep going!

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#48 2001 Vs 2010 (zagny Od) - Weird Dog Thing Vs Deer

2001 Vs 2010 (zagny Od) - Weird Dog Thing Vs Deer

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Capucine de Chocqueuse 1 year ago

The second one is so good. Bravo!

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#49 10 Years Improvement!

10 Years Improvement!

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Michel M. Prins 1 year ago

This one deserves more upvotes. Great work!

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#50 2007 Vs 2014 By Akaito

2007 Vs 2014 By Akaito

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Jhoa 1 year ago

They look very different. I liked the whole going on in the background. The drawing has improved quite allot, but I wouldn't perceive it as the same.

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#51 Maleficent

Maleficent

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

impressive

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#52 Final.. After 9 Times Of Cat Remake Drawing ... Again As Again .. It's Here .

Final.. After 9 Times Of Cat Remake Drawing ... Again As Again .. It's Here .

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Flinkie 1 year ago

I really love the eyes! Keep up the good work! :D

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#53 Yuankangshing (funnyberserker) 2013-2017

Yuankangshing (funnyberserker) 2013-2017

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Talise Snyder 1 year ago

Wow! Beautiful and creative!

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#54 Re-Render Of A 3 Year Old Drawing By Dotswap

Re-Render Of A 3 Year Old Drawing By Dotswap

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Elgato09 XD 1 year ago

I prefer 2011

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#55 Two Years Difference.

Two Years Difference.

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LizzyM 1 year ago

Looks like he lost a bit of weight too in those years 😉

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#56 2 Years Difference

2 Years Difference

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Lauren Mitchell 1 year ago

How does this have zero upvotes? TF! You now have mine.

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#57 Same General Idea, 9 Years Study Difference By Patchesdraws

Same General Idea, 9 Years Study Difference By Patchesdraws

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Elgato09 XD 1 year ago

I prefer 2006. It's manga style. I love it!

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#58 Zac Efron

Zac Efron

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#59 9 Yrs Of Improvement And I'm Still Learning

9 Yrs Of Improvement And I'm Still Learning

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Dora Larson 1 year ago

There is tons of potential I can see it in my mind I would love to see this again in 3-5 years

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#60 Mj 4 Year Progress (2013-2017) By Michelle Connors

Mj 4 Year Progress (2013-2017) By Michelle Connors

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Ok Ha-Neul 1 year ago

mind blown

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#61 Draw It Again By Fyrrea

Draw It Again By Fyrrea

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Elgato09 XD 1 year ago

I like 2008 too

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#62 2016 Vs. 2017

2016 Vs. 2017

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#63 1 Year Practice Taylor Swift By Jan Raymund G. Peralta

1 Year Practice Taylor Swift By Jan Raymund G. Peralta

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Amanda Javorsky 1 year ago

Wow! That's amazing for 1 year more practice!

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#64 Clint Eastwood. Recent ( 2016 ) Older ( 1997 ) By Andy Gill @andygill1964

Clint Eastwood. Recent ( 2016 ) Older ( 1997 ) By Andy Gill @andygill1964

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Daniel Sipes 1 year ago

The first one looks like a younger, more innocent Clint Eastwood. The second is older Clint Eastwood who's done with everybody's s**t.

#65 2015 Vs 2017 By Forevercartoonfanatic

2015 Vs 2017 By Forevercartoonfanatic

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Brenda Olano 1 year ago

I love the socks <3

#66 5 Year Difference By Bleedingheartworks

5 Year Difference By Bleedingheartworks

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Amber Ice 1 year ago

They're so different! I like both..

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#67 Rick Genest (zombieboy)

Rick Genest (zombieboy)

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Karyna Catena 1 year ago

The first one looks like so surprised))

#68 My Incredible Hulk Re-drawn :)

My Incredible Hulk Re-drawn :)

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Juno Suk 1 year ago

In 2012, Hulk is like, "Is that all you got?" Three years later, "That's better. I can almost jump out of this page." In 2018, "You better run!"

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#69 Trains 2009-2017

Trains 2009-2017

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Meara 1 year ago

both are lovely!!

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#70 2010v S 2014 Vs 2016

2010v S 2014 Vs 2016

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Michel M. Prins 1 year ago

I love the progress you show in between

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#71 6 Years Difference

6 Years Difference

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Paige Nell 1 year ago

Omg sooooo pretty

#72 Before And After. ( 3 Years Difference)

Before And After. ( 3 Years Difference)

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Talise Snyder 1 year ago

Adding the shadows on the wall behind the wolves helps give it a lot more dimention! Great job on both of them

#73 6 Months By Zmaru

6 Months By Zmaru

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Mousse 1 year ago

He looks like Kuroo from Haikyuu!

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#74 2 Years Progress - Clothing, Body

2 Years Progress - Clothing, Body

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Hannah Stringfellow 1 year ago

Reminds me of Yuri!!! On Ic

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#75 My Saphira Progress! By Rthyin

My Saphira Progress! By Rthyin

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Aedammair Ní Riain 1 year ago

Saphira! <3

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#76 Firery Arrow

Firery Arrow

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Jina Hwang 1 year ago

TOMB RAIDER!

#77 2015-2017 Process Since Receiving A Wacom. Before Was Drawing With Mac's Trackpad.

2015-2017 Process Since Receiving A Wacom. Before Was Drawing With Mac's Trackpad.

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Nina Huang 2 months ago

lots of improvement

#78 3 Years Difference By Georgia Keanie

3 Years Difference By Georgia Keanie

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Victoria Gramalis 1 year ago

Isn't that 2 completely different dogs, a border collie and a German shepherd!?!?!

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#79 The New Split

The New Split

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Julia G 1 year ago

Reminds me of Melanie Martinez

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#80 From 2012 To 2017 Only Using Ms Paint And Mouse. By Ashimi Okaru

From 2012 To 2017 Only Using Ms Paint And Mouse. By Ashimi Okaru

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Lily Dougherty 1 year ago

I can barely see it

#81 Geralt 2014 Vs 2015 By Frost Dewinter

Geralt 2014 Vs 2015 By Frost Dewinter

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Ema Počubayová 1 year ago

Geraaaaallltttt! <3

#82 2011 Vs 2017 By @batlecter

2011 Vs 2017 By @batlecter