Starting at the beginning. My journey to becoming a better artist.
Hi, I'm new to ConceptArt.org but have been along time lurker. I'm currently studying in my first year of animation in the UK, and I want to improve my art so that I can get my dream job.
I have always loved drawing, but it wasn't until I got a DeviantART account that I became serious about art. I got into the Danny Phantom fandom and was stuck drawing in Butch Hartman style for about 3 years. Unfortunately I became to rely on this style too much, and I didn't learn the important principles of anatomy. I became too dependent on the style and it was showing in all my work. I then got stuck in the anime style phase for about a year.
I'm now trying to improve my general drawing skills. It feels as though I'm starting at the beginning but it's worth it. I have been stuck in a slump for a long time since the passing of my mum :( and have lacked direction, and motivation in my art. But I really want to change this and I have been trying my hardest to get into a routine so that I can be drawing all the time (I try to draw every day but sometimes I just get a quick sketch out or sometimes I don't draw at all D= ) I want to try and get at least 5 - 6 hours of drawing in a day and be doodling all the time :P I also want to improve my digital skills (they are a bit rusty).
I'm not very confident of my art, and avoid showing it to others >//< I know this is stupid seeing as I want to make art my career and you can't learn without feedback from others, so this is first step in that direction. I'm really serious about improving :D
I appreciate any feedback and suggestions given :D
Ok here we go. These are accumulated from the past few weeks over summer. Most of them are dated.
This first set is all from my sketchbook.
Skeletons and Skulls, referenced from an anatomy book.
Gesture Drawings, referenced from book.
Scanned with difficultly as I did them in an A3 sketchbook >//<
and I did these for fun, fanart of avengers and Hollow Crown. I don't know if these are the kind of art people post on their sketchbooks blogs, and if not I will not post any more, this is what has inspired me lately :D
http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1...e/LOKIpics.jpg http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1...e/avengers.jpg http://i27.photobucket.com/albums/c1...be/henry-2.jpg
and lastly a digital sketch.
Going to try and post everyday or because scanning is a hassle maybe a selection of art from the week once a week. I'll see how it goes.
THANKS FOR LOOKING!