there not even actually drawing the picture, there copying the other persons (and yes every picture HAS to have been made by someone or it wouldnt even exist)
and then changing it slightly or just downright keeping it the same which is worse
it isnt art, there's no way it could be considered art
"but not when someone claims they drew it"
they are giving credit to the original drawing, it's not "stealing the other persons idea"
some of the best artists in the world learn from tracing, every artist has a tracing stage, later on they don't need to use references anymore because from tracing, they know where to put the lines and etc.
iv never traced anything in my life :/
and actual art is usally now just making the lines and knowing where to put them like you said, people usually use some sort of process like shapes or ovals and guidelines to help them shape out the picture,there is literially no way tracing is art, tracing is copying ehat someone else drew, changing a few things like colors/hair/etc and posting it, it dosent matter if you give credit to you or not, it dose not hone there skills, theres plenty of people who can teach others, or sites or examples.
the only reason that i could think someone would want to back this up is if 1.they trace things
or they have done it before,theres is no way that tracing could be considered art,and could you PLEASE refrain from talking to me again, it would be much appreciated if you wouldnt ruin my day like you did now
your that desperate to try and insult me.
just to clarify things, i have never actually ever traced either. but i know of brilliant artists who have learned from tracing and learnt to adapt to their own style through tracing. please have an understanding of what the hell i'm talking about after reading that massive paragraph below, thanks.
also fyi i never actually said tracing is proper art, but people later on develop their own drawing style from tracing and no longer need to use references like that.
nah, i'm not gonna refrain from talking to you. if you don't want to talk to me just block me. i won't be mad, just gives me more free time to do stuff that i like and not have to sit here and educate basic knowledge to people like you <3
it's not really rocket science, when your young (i'm talking about when your like 6 or 7), your naive and don't know where to start. then you go on google and find some stupid cat cartoon, you trace it and then show it to your mum or whatever, now, are you going to walk up to that 6 year old and shout at it for tracing it and accusing that they don't know anything about art and they should use some complicated method of shapes and stuff? if you have any decency, no you wouldn't. tracing when your over 13 is pretty stupid i'd admit, but i'm talking about when you're young.
then when your like 10+ you start to draw your own things, you've now become a good artist because you have learnt from tracing, you have also learnt that it is wrong, but even so, it has helped you in your artistic journey. you've compared your art to others and improved on it by tracing small bits like a nuzzle to check that the anatomy's correct on yours and from that your now painting mona lisas.
it's a bit exaggerated, but you get the idea. you might trace when your younger and learn from it later on in life.
oh well, it just goes to show that I've won the argument
can you stop now please
if you dont agree with a stamp can you next not post about it being wrong, i actually agreed with the stamp so its why i commented, its kind of sad you care about "winning the argument". I honestly dont expect you to understand but im going through a pretty hard time right now and you saying things like this and typing like a 2 paragraph comment isn't helping, now i know your going to probably make some sort of huge "AHA" but honestly i dont care anymore, if you knew me youd know how many things im going through.
sorry that i wasted your time, actually in fact you can insult me more, do it, its not like i havent heard it before,how about one of those good "your fat ugly and stupid and iv won this argument"
just get it over with
i dont care anymore
I see bases here all the time that were traced from an anime screencap
When you start out drawing, it's really good to trace so you get a feel for the proportions. That's the only reason I make traced mlp bases, it helps me learn the size and shape of the ponies. However, tracing a professionals work and calling it your own is just LAME.
I shouldn't have to say that claiming traced art is wrong as a disclaimer to this message.
People think its artistic?
I agree with this one hundred percent.
Tracing can help people occasionally as long as they don't claim the art as their own original work, or anything like that, then they're totally fine.
They don't even need to post it online anywhere, just tracing at home and then throwing the page away when they finish the trace and whatever they do.
Honestly, I don't know how people learn from tracing, but I understand that it's possible..