(pic 1) check your flow. are there any repeating lines or shapes? god character design will do this for you half the time.
(2) you can use both colors and lines to lead the eye. draw with a centerpoint in mind, color important things with contrast and detail.
(3) don't let the main focus get lost. even when including a lot of details you can take care to frame the main focus of your drawing.
(pic 1) be careful with how many colors you use. there's no rule for how many colors is good, just think first before you add a new one to your palette.
think about how the colors look together, and how you can use them to pull focus.
(2) when there's a lot of extra objects, make sure their placement isn't distracting.
(3) prioritize your details. not every part of the drawing needs to be equally detailed, you can use simpler techniques on some areas.
note: i should mention that i included more specific details in the image descriptions, so please look at those as well 😊
Great tips, thanks:)
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