Post Before & After Drawings Showing Your Progress As An Artist
Hey pandas, I have been always struggling with drawing. Even after practicing it for a while, my drawings still suck. Recently, I watched a professional artist create illustrations and I was completely shocked at how easy and fast she was drawing. Now I feel hopeless.
So my question is - is it a talent you are born with or can you learn it with lots of practice? Post your before and after pics of your progress.
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13 Years Progress Of Drawing An Eye
1970 Vs 2015
Age 6 Vs Age 26
2010 Vs 2016
My Little Sisters Whale When She Was 8 Compared To Her Now At 26
Both of them are nice, first goes more to illustration , other reality
Age 16 Vs Age 23
2008 (3 Hours) Vs 2015 (15 Minutes)
2013 Vs 2014
1970 Vs 2015
2005 And 2016
2003 Vs 2015
2005 - 2015
I've Only Recently Started Using Charcoal And I Think I'm Progressing Well!
Omg I love pit bulls! When people say they are bad they are blaming the wrong end of the leash, judge the deed not the breed
My Portrait In Digital Drawing
2010: Age 14 - 2015: Age 19
5 Years Between Ferrari F1 Car Drawings
Fantine 2013 Vs 2014
How cool to do a repeat and see for yourself! Even though you're obviously talented, it must be rewarding to see your growth. And don't we all want to know our hard work is helping us grow?
From Pencil To Acrylic In 7 Years
2000 Vs. 2016 Pencil Work
Yes, both are great! Talented for sure! I see greater maturity in that 2nd one.
2013 Age 11 Vs 2016 Age 13
Wow great progress! Keep going! We are looking forward to your "Age 15" version!! :)
Aged 15 To Aged 18
2014 Vs 2016
Woodburning 2009 Vs 2014
The second is a woodburning, too? I've never seen such beauty teased out of wood. What type wood was used?
Change Of Clouds From 2015 To 2016
the right one is a lot like dali's work, I like it a lot!
#32 2012 And 2015
Progress Over 13 Years.
Your kitten was done at age 13? Amazing! And yet, even though that kitten is fabulous, I see maturity in the 2nd, bold darks, shadows and light. I keep noticing that. As artists grow, they seem less afraid of the darker darks, keeping paper white, more drama to the piece.
July 2015 Vs May 2016
Great progress! One massive tip from a designer, lose the lines! If you can get the definition of different elements of the face without drawing lines but by using shadows (like you are downing very nicely bytheway) you get a way more realistic portrait! Keep it up!
Wow, if I were ever blessed with your talent! Amazing drawings!
5 Years Of Practice (12 Vs 17 Years)
5 Years And Now We're Here
Both are insanely good but the second one... wow... and the detail in the background just makes it so mch better...
The Big Lebowski - Walter 2013 Vs. 2016
Slender Grumpy Lisa
Another born with talent! What have you done to increase level of skill, though? Do you take art in school? At an arts school? Or just lots of practice?
I Hope I Didn't Reach My Full Potential.
Oh, my! You already have talent, yet look at the growth! Beautiful shading! Hey, I'm 59 and hadn't drawn or painted in 40 years. Now, that would be a sad before and after, cuz I was better then! However, I'm doing and learning many things every time I work! You're nowhere near your potential and never will be, you see. You'll learn and grow until you're a very old man! I hope you keep at it.
2010 Vs. 2016
Paleoart From 2007 And 2016
2014 Vs. 2016
Both awesome!!! Looks like you've found your style on the most recent one.
One Year's Difference
Digital Painting - 1 Year Of Difference!!
Wow! And the first was already awesome! How long did it take you to do each of these?
From Sketch To Digital Painting
2011 & 2016
2013 To 2016
7 Years Difference!
Oh wow both of these are amazing. The second one particularly so :)
2013 Vs 2015
That second one is breathtakingly beautiful... I mean wow... Never seen anything drawn like that before...
Changed The Ship's Windows For Other Details Through The Years.
2011 Vs 2015
1993 & 2016
At 16 And 18 Years Old
2012 Vs 2016
Wow, that is a lot of improvement!! The pictures are awesome!