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Violin by Fuerst-der-Hoelle616 Violin by Fuerst-der-Hoelle616
I've alway wanted to draw violin which look like violin and I think I finally did it! Except those hands...I have no idea how the violin should be held >.>
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CorporalLokdon Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
You did great! You kinda forgot the chinrest though and it is really hard to bow with your pinky up... I'm speaking from experience because I do play infact. All of her fingers would be down and her thumb would be curved under the 'frog' to balance it. Like this…

Just for next time if you want to draw another violin player. I really love this picture a lot!!!!!!!!
Thank you all! I have no idea how to play the violin, never even had a possibility to hold it in my hands, so I just tried to imagine :D But thank you for your advice!! I really appreciate it :)
silent-shy-serenity Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
You did great! :) For someone not knowing how to hold the violin, you did an exceptional job; I'd say. There's one thing: the way the girl is holding the bow is a little weird. Good job! 
CatastrophNChristy Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2013
I really like this;)
l-lMiniMewMewl-l Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2013
The bow hand, the pinky should be down and the ring and middle finger should be over the bow. The index finger is wrapped around the bow. :)

The right hand, the arm is very nice. As for the fingers, the fingers should be curled so the tips of the fingers are touching the strings. (So the nails should be short).

Her chin should be on the shin rest, there should be a chin rest.

I really like the eyes in the picture and how you put some music in the backround.
amy2544 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
haha an explanation with words wouldn't really help much since its hard to explain... and your explanation might cause confusion like "the pinky should be down and the ring and middle finger should be over the bow. The index finger is wrapped around the bow." The image that this conjurs up would pretty much be wrong :P It needs to be SEEN in RL

"the fingers should be curled so the tips of the fingers are touching the strings" there's a certain way that you need to do that, the fingers are curled, pointing to the direction of the "bridge" ^ ^" Something I got lectured about in my master class last week.
technoattic7 Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
That is the most beautiful muse I have ever and quite possibly ever will see on dA and the violin is kick ass too.
chibeteadrinker Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
For a few pose and violin tips:
There should be a chin rest on which she rests her jawbone. That is too big to be a violin, it is more along the lines of a viola. She would be using all five fingers to hold onto the bow, or it would be swerving all over the place. Her arm would be about the same level as her hand, or else there would be no pressure on the strings, and the neck seems just a tad too long. You also forgot the F hole on one side.

Sorry, I hope that didn't seem too harsh. I'm sure you've improved from when you drew this. :) It really is a lovely picture though.
LaMarija Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist
You forgot the chin rest and the hands are ... erm ... But it is very nice anyways c:
lamb-of-eden Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
the left hand should be on the other side of the finger board. lol awesome in general just thought I would put it out there dear. :D
I love the anarchy symbol on it though <3
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