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old artwork, lawl.

Sun Aug 13, 2006, 8:47 AM
prepare to be either entertained or disgusted, or both. i found a box with my old diaries and sketchbooks in the basement the other day, containing tons of my old artwork, and it sucked so painfully much that i had to share it with the dA crowd.



i drew this when i was 12, so 8 years ago. for some reason i thought this fur-coat-clad character was awesomely cool and i used to draw her on everything i owned. all my friends liked it too, so either they were blind or too nice to tell me that it is, in fact, kind of scary.



this page out of my sketchbook is also from about 8 years ago. in retrospect i find my choices of subject matter to be rather bizarre. apparently the things that interested me at the time included a pen, tipp-ex, a creepy face, and ronaldo.



this is from when i was 13, where, in a blatant attempt to suck up to my social studies teacher, i drew a picture of napoleon on my homework assignment. the homework assignment itself is also amusing, because it includes the sentence: "not many people would go, 'let's vote to give napoleon power over the entire nation of france!'" i was a very logical person.



this is from when i was 15, so 5 years ago. it's supposed to be fleur delacour but it looks more like a tranny.



this is also when i was 15. zomg anime eyes!!!1 this is seriously ugly as sin.



this is from when i was 16 and decided to stop drawing mouths and eyebrows. i guess you can consider it a phase of my artistic genius: where picasso had a blue period, i had a no-mouths-and-eyebrows period.



mouths and eyebrows made a return later on, with the new addition of bizarre floppy ears and gigantic foreheads.



this is an oekaki i did when i was 17, so three years ago, when the dodge and burn tool were pretty much the only tools i used. i found it in my old freewebs account (freewebs is soooo passe now). there's supposed to be a flame coming from her fingertip but unfortunately it looks more like a goatee of some kind.



and here's one of my first oekakis i did with a tablet. clearly i was overjoyed that i could now make scribbly lines. hooray!

it's always amusing how i'm convinced of my own talent at the time, but upon looking back, i discover that i did, in fact, suck. at least i have something to laugh at! ha! ha!
ok well that's all folks. if you have any amusing old art to link up to, do tell.


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:iconzjacklee:
Zjacklee Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012   Digital Artist
Hahaha, always funny to see old work. xD
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Lunekat Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011
This is encouraging xD
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Jezelle89 Featured By Owner Aug 6, 2011
Napoleon is dynamite! ;) Was cool to see your artistic evolution.
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Abacusss Featured By Owner Jul 27, 2011  Student Digital Artist
gives me hope
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EternalFrisson Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009
XD You're hilarious.
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coNstantine2530 Featured By Owner Jun 27, 2009  Student Filmographer
LOL AWESOME XD I love to see the improvement over the years. Fleur looked very nice, though!
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yamikuroi Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2006
As I am Brazilian, seeing that Loish once had drawn Ronaldo is terribly amusing. So random! :lol:

It's always interesting to see artists' evolution along the years... Cool to see how you experimented with so many styles before landing on your current one :) And it just becomes better and better! :D

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Crea-tive Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2006
this is really something! thanx a lot for sharing this work, i mean this is what made u the fantastic artists that u r now, right?
i love the tipex, how u were really looking at the curve and fixing the line.. and discoverig that its a curve, not a corner.

this is so encouraging!! let say my work looks like urs at the age of 12 :P
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oathkeeper-auctor Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2006
i do that with my art, at the time it's totally awesome, but then it's " had i never thought that people could be made up of circles o___O square people " they had ugly square heads as well and hideous hair. yup, i'll never post my old art ^^;
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JustKippers Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2006
Wow..That's so depressing. You're early teen year pictures are stack loads better than mine..and I'm older now than you were when you drew them. ;-; But whatever. Good for you. =P
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