Day 2 - Mermaids - 12 Days of Proko
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Stan Prokopenko
THE CHALLENGE:  Let’s dive into today’s challenge - Mermaids! Use the provided human anatomy references as inspiration for the pose and give ‘em a tail. Feel free to use any materials you like, and remember to have fun with it! Make sure to use the timer tool, but try to keep your sketches within 25 minutes. Today's all about being creative and enjoying the process. All of the images in today’s reference sample are graciously provided by Grafit from their Mermaid Reference Bundle. INSTRUCTIONS: Go to https://proko.com/timer, select the Day 2 reference pack, choose the quantity and duration in the right sidebar, and start the session! When you’re done, share your full-page mermaids here in this thread for a chance to win some prizes. PRIZES: 1 How to Draw Fantasy Female Figures Course 1 OLO Marker Zorn Set Signed by Stan 5 Mermaid Reference Bundle 12 DAYS OF PROKO: The 12 Days of Proko is a holiday event from December 11th to 22nd, featuring daily sketch challenges with prizes for participants using the Proko Timer tool and themed reference packs. Each day brings a new theme, and artists can submit their sketches in the Proko community for a chance to win items like courses, model packs, and tablets. Additionally, pro artists will host livestreams on YouTube, showcasing this new Timer. Check proko.com/12days daily for details and updates on each day’s challenge. We’ve also got a sale going on! Use code 12DAYS for 15% off anything in the Proko store. Art by @ahmedald
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@bijoy
Just came accross this mail in my inbox from proko..was already trying make a shape or learn a shape like fire and had colored it too...then I saw this mail and the topic mermaid so I just started drawing a mermaid under the fire type image..just a random sketch...but later I saw the instruction of going to the timer and packs of mermaid...but now that I had done this ...sorry for posting this without following the instructions..just an amateur trying to learn from here and there ...but thanks a ton proko for all the motivation academic technical videos u post for people like me who cannot afford a structured course..
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@charliewoodley
Just for fun; me vs hubby. 1 Minute Mermaids. I spent most of my minute trying to figure out the weird brush I accidentally chose, hubby went in hard with the details. Digital is an entirely new experience lol but I hope I can make sense of it all eventually. What brushes can people recommend for gesture drawing in procreate?
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Bruno Martínez
25 minutes
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@aubrey
Fun challenge!
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Martin Dubček
Got over the time limit, couldn't resist the temptation to play with the design more..
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Maryna Tkachenko
Made two drawings, catching up on what I missed.  Left the miniatures of gesture and the blocking sketches.
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Angelique
15 minute mermaids. This was super hard! I really need to brush up on blocking down anatomy on top of gesture.
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Vue Thao
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Hanna Looye
I loved this challenge. I tried to paint them as if they are made out of water, only here and there getting into focus. It took me around 30 minutes to paint and draw one mermaid, not counting the drying time of the watercolour.
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mary n
I love the painterly look!
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@melkdoesart
The timer made much harder than anticipated
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Ian Gregory
For drawing one for the first time, it's really fun!
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That Fish
Never timed myself before so this was interesting, really fun though.
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@krtola
I tried 10 mins, but it was tough. I never drew mermaids.
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Okwudili Udeh
Somehow ran out of time and rushed at the same time, haha!
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Alina Kazak
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Amund Elsethagen
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@vidamos
Asked for help
Day 2
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Jean-Daniel Bouvet
One more (25min)
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Nihil__ 🧙🏼‍♂️
One illustration of 25 min and 3 studies of 25 min
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Martin Dubček
like your style man, the third one's top!
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Veronika Zasadna
25 minutes 🙈
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