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:bulletpink:This group is a DD based, Improvement Based, Critque Me based, and CUTE base group! This group is here to help you improve, suggest DD's to us, and critque your work as well for great ways to improve! This is also a roleplay group(optional)! Create an Oc represent a garden if you want to! If you have any questions, ask any of us!

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:bulletred:Please submit what you want to the right folder

:bulletorange:Don't be a brute to this group or you will be kicked out; Also do not get mad if your submission wasn't approved. It either wasn't submitted to the right folder or it wasn't meant to be in the folder you place it in!

:bulletyellow:If you want to affilate, iingo needs to check out your group then approve it

:bulletgreen:Have fun!
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:star:The Folders
:star:The Feature Folder
-The Feature Folder is only for the Admin and those whoes art is very inspiring to us and who are professional whoever I or the admin invite for a feature
-This folder also may be used for future contest for whoever gets first, second, and third place.

:star:The DD Folder
-As you may, this group is also a DD base group which means DD's will be featured in this folder.
-If you have one if you're in the group feel free to submit it BUT WE WILL BE CHECKING!
-The DD Folder is also for if you've suggested something to us and was featured, it'll be in that folder!
FAQ #61: What is a Daily Deviation?

:star:The DD Suggestion Folder
-If you have a suggestion for us, share it.
-If you want to suggest your own work, do so but make sure your art is worthy for it! And if not feel free to submit it to the Critque Me folder

:star:The Critque Me Folder
-If you want one of the admins to critque your work to see progress or also give advice to you for improvement, feel free to submit it here! Your work will automatically be approved.

:star:The CAU OC Folder
-If you want to create a chara to rp with in this group remeber it has to be a garden like chara. HAS TO BE HUMAN THOUGH LOL!

:star:The Digital Folder
-The folder just to submit your digital art in. Must have effort put into it though.

:star:The Traditional Folder
-The folder just to submit you traditional art in. Must have effort put into it though.
-DON'T SUBMIT DIGITAL ART HERE(unless if your traditional art has a lil digital in it)

:star:The Admins Corner Folder
-Similar to the Feature Folder but only to us Admin. You can submit your art in this folder too!
More on folders

:bulletblue:You can submit 6 deviations per week to make it easier for us since we are busy.

:bulletpurple:Again if you have a suggestion for us either note it or comment.

AND AGAIN if you have questions let us know!


Our group for our customizing is still underconstruction for this group to stand out, too.

But have a great time guys! INVITE YOUR FRIENDS, TOO!
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:heart:Hello guys! Today I am going to show you a basic guide on the comparison from realistic human head and face to manga head and face!:heart:

  • It's very important to understand how manga heads and faces work. It's also very important to understand the differences between realism and manga faces/heads. You'll see in this guide that manga and human faces/heads differ and also relate to one another! 
  • This guide will go into detail about
    • Front View of full face and head
    • Side View of face and head
    • The study of eyes
    • The study of nose
    • The study of lips
  • I hope you enjoy this guide


head-Recovered by iingo
  • As you can see by this diagram, the human head has more of a rounder oval egg shape than the manga face, which has more of an upside-down, sharper, water drop shape. 
    • Manga eyes are based off of the human eye, however, the manga eyes are bigger and fuller than the human eyes. The manga eyes have bigger iris's and more highlights. Eyelashes then to be on the side of the eyes more. Some people do draw realistic manga eyes, however. More info on the eyes coming up later in the guide.
    • The nose are less defined in the manga in a front view. This can vary though. The human nose has more volume. 
    • Lips aren't as thick in the manga form than the human. However, some mangas and animes the thick full lips. I'll get into more detail on that later.
    • Hair is also a big factor in manga. Hair tends to look like regular human hair with a few exceptions. Manga hair tends to have less strands than the regular everyday hair since the human hair can mess up in the wind or when we wake up in the morning. Manga hair also has sharper edges at the tips.


    Head Side View by iingo
    • Side views define the manga nose better than from a front view. Manga noses tend to be sharper than the human nose
    • More sharper edges for manga faces and softer edges for human
    • You can see the lips sticking out less on the manga side.
    • The human nose slants down more than the manga. 
    • Eyes are still big on the manga side, but show less of the big iris.


    Understanding The Eye by iingo
    • In this part, we talk more into detail with the eye. We have here a diagram of the eyeball. The eyeball usually corresponds to the human and manga eye.
    • Human eyes have a > greater than sign as the eye sockets while the manga version has more of a broken > greater than sign. (This can vary though)
    • This diagram also shows you full on depth comparison to the manga and human eye parts. 
    • When doing manga eyes, you tend to add a shade under the eye lid on the sclera and the iris. It's quite popular in Anime/Manga.
    • This diagram also has a tiny tutorial on how manga eyes are usually colored. 


    Noses by iingo
    • This diagram shows a more full on depth guide of the nose. As you can see, manga noses on the side view tend to more sharper on the apex. 
    • Nostrils aren't always shown on manga noses. They tend to be really tiny for the human eye. 
    • Bishie and bishoujo noses sometimes do show the nostril though. 
    • The alas of the nose also aren't shown that often in manga and anime unless they're a very tough and rough character or certain scenarios
    • The most common nose used for manga and anime is the ` stache nose. 


    Mouth by iingo
    • Lips are also very important to the manga/anime franchise.
    • Usually manga lips don't always show the full lips like the regular human lips.
    • Most full manga lips are shown with red lipstick or pink lipstick, unless if they're like a goth.
    • The regular cartoon smile and the broken smile are used a LOT in mangas and anime.
    • The cute "U" smile is mainly used for the quirky personality and for the chibis. 

    I hope this guide aided you in a way! Thank you for reading

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    ColorMyMemory Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2014  Professional General Artist
    Is there a certain folder I can submit my Commission Info? I have commission types available that pertain to this group. :)
     2014 Commission Sheet Character Art: WINTER SALE! by ColorMyMemory
    Tima-Kamishiro Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2014
    llama for llama 
    llama for group
    Ailill90 Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
    I'm still open Chibi Commission Neko Emoji-27 (Being kawaii) [V2] 
    Contact me :D ---->
    x3Ayame Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014  Hobbyist
    Thank you for accepting me! x3
    Ailill90 Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
    Thank you for accepting me Neko Emoji-27 (Being kawaii) [V2] 
    roxapax Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
    thank you for accepting me Love 
    Mocochia Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Student Digital Artist
    wrong folder >.< didnt mean to submit to DD suggestion
    Chiyemi-san Featured By Owner Sep 2, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
    Moe! This group is so moe! 
    Adorable ÓvÓ
    Minginew Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
    Thank you for accepting me X)
    BluesodaMania Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2014  Student Filmographer
    Thank u for inviting me!
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