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  • seamas
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    I don't think that is a good idea at all.

    I would ONLY bring the best and most relevant 12-12 pieces.

    It is pretty much a given that EVERYONE coming into an interview was not...
    Today, 02:18 PM
  • bubby17346
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    Embarrassing how? If they are not necessarily good projects in your opinion, you could try to use them to show what you have improved and what obstacles those projects helped you overcome. Another thing...
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    The typeface used in a logo isn't usually coordinated with whatever other type is used. Ideally, it might be, but logos last a long time and restricting all subsequent typography used on everything for...
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    Hi Erick and welcome to GDF.

    We ask all new members to read very important links here and here. These explain the rules, how the forum runs and a few inside jokes. No, you haven't done...
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  • frutiger
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    Thanks everyone! I guess I'll take some of the same pieces that are online. I have lots of printed pieces, but some are just really embarrassing to show!
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    of a girl from new mexico.
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  • #2
    Welcome to GDF. Do you really want crit on this piece? I'm guessing that's just for fun or a commission rather than a commercial piece?

    It's a really cool drawing, but there's something a bit scary about the proportions of her face. Reminds me of an imp or a goblin. The colours don't help either. Her lips are really saturated and her teeth look odd sticking out from her mouth. She looks very slightly crosseyed to me too. Her left iris could be nudged to the right a bit to solve that. Her eyes with those 2 white dots in them look like buttons.

    I love the lines in her hair though. Is each line an object with a fill rather than a stroke?
    It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?" Winnie the Pooh

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    • #3
      sadly, the proportions are as is on her face. a link to the reference here, you'll see more of why it looks so silly haha. i never noticed the button-esque eyes, i just always thought of it as reflection and the crosseyed look is probably because she's looking at a camera close up haha. and finally as for her teeth, in the reference you'll notice her mouth is slightly open, but due to the size of the stroke around the teeth it wasn't really easy to make an opening

      as for linework. all my work is done in photoshop, i just don't like illustrator at all other than for logos. using a simple generic tablet and pscs4 does the trick

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