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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Mon Sep 21, 2015 4:53 pm

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little upd8 before work, I've only seen a few R2's but they're all really good, I'm a little scared ^^;
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Tue Sep 22, 2015 3:27 pm

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I might drop, I'm really not feeling this anymore.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Dragyn » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:26 pm

*cheers you on* You can do it!

Why aren't you feeling it? D:
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby buttons » Tue Sep 22, 2015 5:43 pm

Oh no! I love your entries! I hope you'll carry on, but I get it if you don't.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Shixam » Tue Sep 22, 2015 10:45 pm

I totally understand how you feel. I felt that way at some point during both the auditions and round 1, and I'm borderline feeling like that while working on Round 2.

Honestly, I know this would be cutting it really close, but what helped me in both the past rounds was restarting and changing my concept. I went as far back as even changing bases in the auditions from what I originally had. Both times I did it, I ended up with something that I liked A LOT more than the original concepts I used. And the fact that I was more excited about those entries than the original concepts helped me to keep working and get them done in time.

Even now in round 2, I wasn't feeling all that good about the face, so instead of continuing with the teeny tweaks at a time, I took the portion of the face I was unhappy with, went all the way back to flat colors and reshaded and again it helped my motivation a lot.

So I know it's getting really close to the deadline, but maybe think about what it is about the entry that YOU think isn't working (not what the C/C says isn't working) and go back to the drawing board on how to fix it and see if you can find something you'd like to do more.

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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:42 am

Ahhh thank you guys! But portraits just aren't my forte, so I don't really enjoy doing them. :'( It's just like I know fullbody is easier, especially since I dither a lot-which looks much better on a small base imo. Plus just like, I know this isn't the best I can do, and the deadline is coming up and tbh I'd rather not turn something in then turn in something bad. But I also want to go on, but at the same time I'm not good at fashion and my last entry was even called boring lol, so idk I'm just a little out of dolling steam methinks. ,w,

Shix- idk how the hell you doll so quickly xD You managed to take the original concept and absolutely improve, and serious props to you, I love your entries uwu
The problem is-I have a lot of concepts prior, and I really like this one! It's just idk I think I need more time and there's no deadline-and on top of that work is kicking my ass so I might just drop. I'll try and get it in but idk;;;

But I'll try! ;w; <333333
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby the swordid truth » Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:02 am

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I believe in you! I would love to see you finish. I love your style so much. ; 3 ;
Let me know if there's anything I can do to help.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 23, 2015 9:29 am

ahhh ;A; you guys are way too nice-I love you all .·´¯`(>▂<)´¯`·.

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I think I'm done, unless someone has something to say? Her hair is really messy, but to be fair curly hair is floofy. .o. I even AA'd the edges at the hairline lol
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 23, 2015 2:04 pm

okie dokie, she's sent in. Hopefully I do ok :<

edit: I also have a wip collection w/ all the wips up to date
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby buttons » Wed Sep 23, 2015 3:35 pm

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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Gwen » Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:10 pm

Duuuuuude your WIPs I wish I'd thought of doing that!!! <3
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 23, 2015 5:33 pm

DO EEEET
No seriously let's do it! It's very interesting to see peoples wips, and helps me learn-I've learned a lot from peoples wips ;w;
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:22 am

Aaaaaall righty then, time to dust of this topic. Idk if I'm going to get cut or not, but for this round, the theme is Haute Couture. Now, as you can see from my R1 entry, I don't know anything about fashion, so I'm going to list here a bunch of foods I would like to maybe design and hope for the best.

Also, for this-I would like to keep the design androgynous, but preferably masculine clothing, so I will probably draw more from Mens HC then womens.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:46 am

Sorry for triple post :x I'm an ass sorry guys!!!!!

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not looking at the file name, maybe a guess? The pants might give it away what it's based off of. And yes they're going to be VERY green, and probably going to be a satin fabric too b/c the food I chose is very shiny!!!
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Phoenigette » Wed Sep 30, 2015 4:53 pm

I think it's really great that you're doing androgynous clothing, but try to keep in mind what a designer would think about when designing clothes for women. The chest area of your latest wip, in particular, looks like it was designed for a male model due to the way the shirt is so flat over her boobs. Try to look at some masculine runway fashions and see how male clothing is designed to be worn by women. Runway models are not very busty creatures, usually, but the clothing is designed to be flattering to that area. In masculine women's lines it's usually looser in the bust area to give the illusion of a flat chest without completely being flat. Even a AA's got a little something something going on.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Wed Sep 30, 2015 6:50 pm

All righty-I'll keep that in mind, thank you very much!! c:
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 3:56 am

CRAZY FLOOF SLEEVES
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which is a serious idea.

but, here's the fixed jacket (I might add some detail on it? And the feathers beginnings, which is supposed to represent the tomatoes in the food (btw it's stuffed bell peppers).
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Caitlincaitiecait » Thu Oct 01, 2015 6:29 pm

Looking good so far! I know it's just roughed in currently, but be careful of how pointy the shoe is on the foot pointing towards us.
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Artzygrrl » Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:04 pm

I love those pants! <3
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Thu Oct 01, 2015 7:08 pm

ahhhhh thank you both very much! ;;A;; It means a lot ahh

I think I should probably make the shoes more round to match w/ the pants, but I'm reaaaaally not sure about those shoes, they're kind of scribbled on xD If anyone has any ideas, please do tell me!!
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 6:17 am

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It's due today and only now have I chosen a gourmet food, lol

It's gravlax! The pants are supposed to be rye bread but I might make the vest longer into a more dress type thing and make the pants kind of a leggings thing. idk
we'll see

The sleeves are supposed to be dill leaves, idek \(owe)/
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Artzygrrl » Sat Oct 17, 2015 11:08 am

Oooooh! I like this! Gravlax is FANSAYYY! Haha, and I totally guessed the dill (figured it was from the garnish). I like where it's headed!
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Sat Oct 17, 2015 12:44 pm

OMG That is so good to hear. I might get this in late depending on when I have work but hopefully I can get it done lol
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby Artzygrrl » Sat Oct 17, 2015 9:54 pm

You have, roughly, until the morning after tomorrow. I'll update sometime after I get up that day. :)
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Re: Working on NTD Round 2!!

Postby 4br4 » Sun Oct 18, 2015 5:24 am

Sadly I probably won't finish. It's sunday now so I need to sleep, and I'm beyond exhausted. I've really pushed my sleep to the limit and I'm not feeling well ,w,;;; woops lol

I'll try and finish if the deadline stops tonight but other than that I might drop, my health comes first and I need to remember that. ,w,

Thanks for all the support everyone <3333
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