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Highlight of an April Holiday By DrakaNoms

For April 20th of course~

This is a little different in a few ways, most notably I've been playing around with more dynamic line thickness, hopefully you'll like the change.
Also decided to change Rose's haircut; I feel like it suits her better. Do you like it?
I'll get around to changing her character sheet one of these days.

Constructive feedback always appreciated!

Alternate version if the eyes bother you

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RavenXeo

Posted by RavenXeo 3 months ago

everyone is very pretty<3

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 3 months ago

Thanks ^^

vorelover2

Posted by vorelover2 3 months ago

Awww congradulations, also this is a really good pic,i like the thicker lines

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 3 months ago

Glad you think so ^^

Apostolos

Posted by Apostolos 3 months ago

Preggers? When did that happen?

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 3 months ago

Shockingly many times.

hibbyjibby

Posted by hibbyjibby 3 months ago

After you pointed out the thicker line variation (I'm an idiot so I need that stuff pointed out to me), it's definitely pretty prominent and adds a lot more, personality to your style and the picture. It looks great, and definitely something I advocate seeing more of. There's also quite a lot more obvious shading, and while it's still cell shading, it gives the picture a more popping look to it.

The newer bobcut style hair for Rose certainly looks good on her, especially with the hairband addition, though I'm curious to see how you'll do the bangs with her hat now. Is her hairband replacing that black sun hat now? Another idea that popped into my head is maybe giving Rose the longer version of a bobcut, the hime cut. Or, is the shortness part of the appeal? Hmm.

Ignoring my ramblings, the only real negative is maybe Rose's pose feels a bit awkward, like she's leaning a bit far back for my personal liking. Heavy belly could balance her out perhaps, but she does still seem just a tad close to falling backwards, onto eh, Kyra here (had to look her name up, I'll admit). A little more stomach shape forms to Rose's stomach could help make it more obvious someone is in there, though there is atleast that hand imprint which helps.


So, yeah. This is looking great, Draka. Much more appealing than your previous pictures I wanna say. Keep up with it, whether it involves toking up or otherwise. Even forgot about 4/20 myself.

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Glad you like the changes; I was really happy with it.
The original haircut I chose was because I was going for something vampire-ish (I almost even gave her a widow's peak), but I didn't feel like it really helped to define her at all. She's short, kinda small-chested, sensitive, and a little bratty, so I felt like a cute bobcut with hairband was a better fit for her. I do like the hime cut, but for Rose, I do think the shortness is important.
I think I want to redesign the sunhat to compliment the new haircut, but I'm planning on keeping that part of her outfit; I don't want to pull a Stephenie Meyer on her vampiric properties, so I want something to keep the sun off her. I also considered giving her an umbrella, but having to constantly hold that kinda limits what I can do with her. Only reason I didn't include it here is because it's indoors.

The pose is just because she's short, and her gut is propped up on the coffee table.
As for the belly shape, see if it's better once I explain it. The prey is curled up in a semi-fetal position, facing away from Rose. The head is around her breasts, the butt is near the bottom front, and they're pushing out with a foot and a hand. On top of the prey, her belly is also stuffed and fat, hence the fact the bottom looks heavier, the mild crease along her navel, and the bit of chub bulging off the edge of the table.

As always, detailed feedback does not go unappreciated; You're a vital part of making sure I suck less over time~

hibbyjibby

Posted by hibbyjibby 2 months ago

Ah, okay I see. Yeah, the long hair and potential widow's peak is very Bram Stoker's 'Dracula', but it is a little bit of a cliche trope nowadays. The short bobcut and hairband combo does a lot better signifying that. And hey as long as you don't make her sparkle like a damn fairy but then call her a vampire anyway, there's no way you could do worse than Stephanie Meyer. Goth umbrella works, though definitely not all the time.

I didn't notice that was a table under her gut, actually. Everything is so 'Purple Rain' in here I must've missed it. That makes a lot more sense, now.
Belly shape, yeah I can see that. Lot more thought put into it than I would've done. I am a simple man; I see shapes, I like.

In the end, lotta your reasons make a lot more sense now, Draka. Long as you keep makin' stuff, we'll all pitch in. We all suck, but sometimes we can improve and suck just a bit less.

Robaticon

Posted by Robaticon 2 months ago

DAMN these were some long comments.

razorbacknod

Posted by razorbacknod 3 months ago

Sooo cute~! I love it!

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Thank you ^^

Furanz

Posted by Furanz 2 months ago

I like this change, it'll be really good for comics and sequences where the characters will be smaller in scale than in pinups like this.
Good to see Rose again too!

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Yeah, enhanced scalability is a subtle advantage of the dynamic lineart~
Glad you like her, I was really proud of the design ^^

LuluLuigi

Posted by LuluLuigi 2 months ago

Lovely job. Keep it up^^

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Thanks, I'll try~

CajunCreeper1

Posted by CajunCreeper1 2 months ago

Why did you put a vore pic in non vore? Awesome picture by the way

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Strange, I didn't even realize I did. Oops.
I wonder how long that mistake was in effect...

Thanks for bringing it up, and glad you like it ^^

Anonymite

Posted by Anonymite 2 months ago

Feels like something from HuniePop. Love it!

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Thanks, and that's interesting; How does it remind you of HuniePop?

Anonymite

Posted by Anonymite 2 months ago

Probably because they remind me of Jessie the Stripper.

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Huh. I don't really see it.

Robaticon

Posted by Robaticon 2 months ago

Thia is not an holiday,this is fucking Sunday.

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Well, by holiday, I meant a recreational trip.

Kisiro

Posted by Kisiro 2 months ago

Loving that smoking gal there. Overall good job.

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 2 months ago

Thanks ^^
Her name's Rose; I've got a character sheet for her if you want to know a little more about her~

seriousdoomguy

Posted by seriousdoomguy 1 month ago

who did the grey hair girl eat?

DrakaNoms

Posted by DrakaNoms 1 month ago

She probably just ate some rando that touched her ass, as she's apt to do