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Traced Anime Bases Must Die by genkistamps Traced Anime Bases Must Die by genkistamps
Yeah, I know there are stamps on the subject. Bite me.

I fucking hate traced anime bases. Traced bases aren't art or bases, it's art theft, you morons. You aren't artists for tracing over someone else's artwork. You're a hack.

Stop polluting DA with your traced crap and your poorly recolored traced crap.
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Robertpferd Apr 4, 2014  Student Digital Artist
When people say that tracing other people's drawings or using such traced images as bases that they got better at drawing, then I think
1)So, adding a bit of color to a base did really cause so much improvement? THEN IMAGINE HOW MUCH MORE YOU COULD HAVE IMPROVED BY PRACTISING ON YOUR OWN. _ HOW could you get any better by just slapping some details at them, anyway? I don't magically automatically learn to drive a car while carrying a bycicle down the stairs. It's just not how it works.
If anything, you may become great at editing bases, but once you draw on your own completely, starting with an own base, for the first time you will miserabily fail. 
2.) Just saying that you copy the original creator's FLAWS AND ERRORS too! So much for improvement.
3.) if you want to get a better grasp how to draw poses and anatomy, then take references from real life. And no, not stright-up trace photos, you won't learn much by that. Study them. And LEARN.

gosh, you can't learn how to draw while you are not learning how to draw because you don't even draw.

Brb carrying a bycicle down the stairs.
AquosBoost Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
So you support art theft?
GiratinaHeart Mar 22, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
so what if there not art there fun there for fine
Karmillina Apr 8, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
does the name "deviantART" ring any bells to you?
GiratinaHeart Apr 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
i still think its rude to say they should die let people have fun let them use there imagination on bases cause i think that's a form of art
just from anime? this bases must be destroyed in ANY FORM
AquosBoost Apr 7, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Traced bases should be destroyed, original ones are pretty good though.
ItalianHell1212 Feb 21, 2014  Hobbyist Filmographer
What if it isn't tracing, what if it's copying but the people can't draw good like that themselves, but they are really good at copying the line art and showing the world their talent, there are so many copycat artists, they are praised for their work, and i'am proud to be a copycat artist...i'm just sharing ^^
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