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Got something to share? See the lovely artworks produced by our members during Artjams, they’re a creative bunch even if they don’t know it! Whether you’re into anime or manga, the discussions about anime and/or manga art will keep you engaged!

Picture It – Clamp down on this new art post!

January 4, 2012, by , posted in Art

Picture this: a deck of cards, monsters and a kid with spiky hair in various shades and colours. Or this: a red and white ball, (mostly) cute critters and a simple yet effective style.

If you were thinking Yu-Gi-Oh and Pokemon, you’ve got it.

Ruby once said to me not too long ago that having an instantly recognisable art style is valuable, and I am inclined to agree with this wholeheartedly. Who doesn’t recognise Yu-Gi-Oh’s or One Piece’s distinct art styles? Or even, the subject we will be covering now, CLAMP’s works? (Yes, we’re on a roll with CLAMP this week.)

CLAMP has always seemed to differ from the norm with their art style. Although it doesn’t vary as far as say, Eiichiro Oda’s art in One Piece, the features of it are quite distinct, even as it has varied over the years whether dramatically or subtly. They seem to have settled into their own style of late though.

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Merry Christmas!

December 25, 2011, by , posted in Art

Merry Christmas from Anime@UTS!

Picture It – Weekly Wednesday Art Dose

December 21, 2011, by , posted in Art, Features

Like all great things, ideas are copied from better places and people, so just like your weekly dosage of music, this will be your weekly dosage of art for whatever purpose (as long as you don’t steal it).

Art does not have to be intricate to be beautiful, sometimes an inordinate and insightful idea/theme is just as captivating, or even if art piece is just used for humourous effect. You can draw inspiration from other artists, but ultimately draw the way you want, and in the way which is comfortable for you.

This week to start off, we’ll be picking something from Pixiv. I can’t take you to the start of it all, since I’m lacking a bit of knowledge in that realm, but hopefully these pieces will be something you all are fairly familiar with and can appreciate the beauty of.
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