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Today, I've got two, new, very special how-to-draw videos for you on Youtube.

These are somewhat more advanced than my previous ones, but if you follow along, I'm confident you'll be able to draw them. 
The first is how-to draw a genie. and the second is how-to-draw a deer. Please "like" them -- and subscribe to my channel. Thanks!
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At some point, every artist gets to be known for something. Don't let it just "happen" to you. YOU decide, by choosing your own path. Will you be known for a particular genre, like kawaii, shounen, or retro cartooning? Will it be for the medium, such as graphic novels, comic books, video games or motion pictures? Will it be for the humor, action, drama, or cuteness of your characters?

What do you want to be known for?
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Four quotes from historical figures that you never heard:

1) The astronomer, Galileo, was hailed for his assertion that the earth revolves around the sun. Less known was his assertion that the rest of the planets revolve around earth.

2) The actual quote from George Washington, when he was a kid, was "I cannot tell a lie. I chopped down the cherry tree. But my younger brother made me do it."

3) Alexander Graham Bell's first words, after he invented the telephone, were, "This? This is nothing. Just wait til I develop the apps for it." 

4) And famous psychiatrist, Sigmund Freud, once remarked, "I started the whole trend of shrinks smoking pipes, but Carl gets all the credit."

5) _____________________________________.
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What do you think is the toughest part about being a professional artist?

a) Meeting deadlines
b) Coming up with ideas
c) Finding assignments
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What's the best part about being an artist, and what's the most frustrating part?
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Christopher Hart
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Christopher Hart is the world's Best-Selling Author of How-To-Draw books. His books have sold over 6 million copies, and are translated into 20 languages. He is published by Random House, and other fine publishers.

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Today, I've got two, new, very special how-to-draw videos for you on Youtube.

These are somewhat more advanced than my previous ones, but if you follow along, I'm confident you'll be able to draw them. 
The first is how-to draw a genie. and the second is how-to-draw a deer. Please "like" them -- and subscribe to my channel. Thanks!
bit.ly/1GO9nr0
  • Listening to: Sales pitches over the phone
  • Reading: Other people\'s tattoos
  • Watching: Dubbed silent movies
  • Playing: Full contact checkers
  • Eating: No fat pizza
  • Drinking: Pepsi, without the fizz

If you weren't an artist, what what you do? 

49%
163 deviants said Something else creative, money is secondary for me.
24%
79 deviants said Something purely for the money, so i can be rich
20%
67 deviants said I would be an artist no matter what.
8%
26 deviants said I'd like to work with artists, as an agent, editor, or something like that

YOU'RE INVITED TO VIEW MY NEW WEBSITE!

We've got blogs, forums, books, and free tutorials. Come join us!

www.christopherhartbooks.com

I hope to see you there!

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maironmatos Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2015
I love your job!
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Frollopocalypse Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2015  Student General Artist
It's so wonderful to see you here! I'm definitely no master, but your books have helped me a whole lot. :D Side views of people were so difficult before I discovered your Manga Romance book, hah. Thanks for all the help.
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lmkiture Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Student Digital Artist
To tag a quality deviant: And you’re it! Quality doesn’t mean that you have a lot of followers, or a lot of messages. It means that you’re nice to other people, and you deserve to be happy. If you get this message, someone is telling you that they love you as you are, and they don’t care how many followers you have. Send this to 10 deviants who deserve it. If you break the chain, nothing will happen. But it’s just good to let someone know that you love them!
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lewdog17 Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've bought one of your books. fantastic art as always 
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Cartoonsdreamgal Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Dear Chris Hart,

      I am here to critique about your books, first of all I'm  just going to be honest, you're not very good at manga! Your designs are ugly and your placements are horrendous, before you make a book for the love of god do your research! Why did you not just make a book about how to draw cartoons you're good at that and you are a great teacher! I'm  not trying to be mean I'm  not a hater I just don't see why you did that and by the way not every one is stick thin there's this thing called food that people eat to stay alive! I'm  not trying to be mean or hurt you I just wanted to share my opinion and I would appericiate if you would message back.
                                                                                                   Sincerly
                                                                                          Cartoons Dream Gal
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Andorada Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015
Hearts In Colour       Hearts In Colour 

                          Thank you for joining
                      
                              MyLovelyPet!

Hearts In Colour        Hearts In Colour
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Matsuyu Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello Mr. Hart,

I'd like to make an honest opinion about how you treat ACTUALLY HELPFUL and LEGITIMATE criticisms from these so-called nonprofessional artists. IF you TRULY want to be seen as a TRUE professional, do not scout the internet for negative comments. It does not help your image. Also, the way you deal with these 'bashings' and 'hate' have no substance. One does NOT have to be a professional to credit you. I have seen that you have been blocking others without making a substantial defense and agrument to their pointa. I believe that these artists WANT to help you. And if you tell me that my comment is too long, or you don't have time to read internet comments further proves your immaturity and unprofessional attitude. Oh, don't ask me for professional credentials, I am but a simple artist who intends to help you improve your image by apparently help you DEAL WITH 'REJECTION' 
I also have something to say about your ways of drawing women or the female figure in itself, your comments are downright sexist. I mean to pinprick this point to you. You show only ONE way of drawing the female figure, while you are so fair on the male figure. I have read your books when I started out drawing, and guess what? I got my art ridiculed for following your style and explaining to others how I drew. And now that I have a better understanding of art from taking proper art classes. Although my style isn't perfect, I would like to ask, if you were really aiming to teach art, especially to younger artists, give them the super basics of how to properly do it and to stop sexualizing woman when you want to portray a certain kind of woman. It is implanting the idea of sexualizing the female figure in the eyes of young readers. Maybe then, others artists, professional or not, would stop 'harshly criticising' , 'ridiculing' and 'bashing' your oh-so-perfect art.

Thank you for your time.

And to be honest, I have friends who have wanted to help better your impression on others. They have complained to me that they were only met with bitter, offended backlashes. I have honestly lost so much respect for you as an artist and as an instructor. If you are going to sell, at least put a little more quality in them. And if I have used 'unprofessional' words, I'm sorry, I don't have a 'Words For Professionals' guidebook.
At least stop and reflect on yourself about how you treat people.
Oh I forgot. Internet comments are pretty much null and useless because these comments come from pompous wind bags? Think that there are people who look up to you and if you don't want anymore hate on wherever you search, shape up and give your art better quality.

PS women are not eye candy. 
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PapaCarebear Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
Ty for joining :iconbeyond-the-art: and welcome. You may submit your work at any time if you wish to do so...

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Mayorfreak2003 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2014  Student General Artist
could you do a how to video on drawing the element of darkness on a character?
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Robot-and-Alien-Dude Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Dude, I just received one of your books as a Christmas present from my sister and I love it.

Thanks for being amazing.
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AnIm3MaNgA Featured By Owner Dec 20, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hello, I was wondering would you like to do an art collab? te he 
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PapaCarebear Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2014  New member Hobbyist Photographer
welcome to :iconbeyond-universe: enjoy your stay the admins
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Darxemnia Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You need to work more on your art before selling books on drawing.
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capecod7 Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I have three of your books within the past two seasons, and they are really useful. I just got your Shoujo book, and may I say, after using it as a guide, I drew something next to an original picture from before, and I just... It was so much better. xD Thank you, very much!
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Shadowkat-413 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  New member
Mr.Hart, I have not read many of your books but I assume that you only show how to draw stick thin women and men. Have you ever considered showing how to draw full figured women and men?
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Moonlight8837 Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2014  Student Artist
wow, i never knew you had  a deviant art... i have one of your books translated in my language. ^ ^ and i learned how to draw cartoon animals! :D
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TroodontheDestroyer Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2014  Student General Artist
So this is the infamous Christopher hart. 
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LilyCalico17 Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey Mr. Hart, do you draw realistic, too?  I'm confident in Manga and regular cartooning, but I want to venture a little further into more relaistic art. Thanks!
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GottaAshEmAll Featured By Owner Nov 13, 2014
Are you THE Chris Hart who made all of those How To Draw books? Never thought I'd see you here!
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Hellkitty999 Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
I got your book MangaMania,How To Draw Japanese Girls and it helped SO much,Thank you! Keep up the great work!
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RockyToonz93 Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've heard so much about you, and I just want to say it's an honor meeting a great cartoonist like you. Gotta tips for an up and comic future cartoonist like me? :) 
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Amanda1756 Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
My sister and I have some of your books, we both enjoy them
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appsdata Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2014  Student General Artist
I have a question, have you ever heard of this toy product called Legos?
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worldsmixer Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
You inspired me to become an artist~! I'm forever in debt Mr.Hart~!
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TMNTbyEllSmyth Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Hey Chris I just wanted to say thanks for everything again! Your words of inspiration and encouragement has helped me get through so much in my life. Outside of art and in art. 

Your books are really helping me out a lot :D I even found one today at a flea market! I snatched that thing up faster then it was probably put in stores. Lol

Your an awesome and fantastic artist and role model! Seeing your book out there in the flea market kinda made me feel bad, because it meant someone didn't want your book anymore, but it made me smile oh so much to receive and get to cherish another one your art books to help me improve on my artwork. 

I'll try to keep up the good work and maybe someday I can reach that goal I've been reaching for!
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