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those figures are a bit stiff...more foreshortening, bent joints and stuff would be cool
and more digital still lifes!? you will learn more from those than from photo studies......
keep it up
I have to work on gestures/poses, hands, anatomy, environments, faces, etc. So much to do...!
2) Doesn't look very cohesive...
3) Blah sketch to get away from environments.
4) From ten days ago.
5) From ten days ago.
6) Ref. I actually like this one.
7) Based on a seahawk design from GI Joe. Next assignment is to assign UV maps and then texture it.
Last edited by YihyoungLi; June 23rd, 2010 at 05:37 PM.
1) Based on our teacher's design, although he wants more details to be added which we can make up. 20 hrs in prob...it takes so long esp. to get those round surfaces w/ holes smooth: adjusting point by point takes forever. I don't know how modelers have the tenacity for that.
2) Want to do a bigger environment. I will add some buildings/people in to determine the scale. I've gotten into the habit of ignoring details because it takes so much time/focus. So I'm working on that, but i need to do quicker sketches too.
Been drawing hands in my sketchbook too, and i want to do some gestures--haven't done that in a while.
nice studies here, I really dig those lifedrawings and bone studies. the imaginary stuff is also coming along nicely though the colors are a bit dull. I'd say you should do some focused color studies and go a bit more crazy with hue and saturation variation. Also you should try to use Photoshop adjustments (e.g. adjustment layers) to tweak those color schemes to more interesting ones.
"Try again, fail again,fail better!"Samuel BeckettSketchbook
Thanks guys i will do some digi still lives and gestures/hands very soon. Btw this is unreal: http://vimeo.com/5666254 I've never seen such a level of indirect painting--makes me enjoy digital painting so much more, and i want to try that out sometime.
1) I think it's more or less done, though i will change it if there are crits. I had a person in it originally...but it looked really awkward. So I tried establishing distance via the trees.
2) Not much of an update, but i actually spent so many hours getting the edge loops to work...Now onto UV unwrapping...
I'm so excited to get onto gestures and digi still lives!
Great job studying terrain and color! Seems like you're learning fast with them, I probably couldn't tell which ones aren't referenced. The newest painting looks great in many ways - color palette, value arrangement and dynamic lighting look well thought out and the terrain and vegetation are convincing. The water seems to glow so much that it looks almost ethereal though. I like how you've done the lit areas of it on the right and background but on the foreground, I think the water reflects a color that would be brighter than that of the sky. I desaturated the foams a bit for this quick paintover (I only used a brush with the color brushmode). I'm not sure if it's only for the better though, I do like the way the bright turquoises on different sides of the original image make it look balanced.
Looking forward to seeing those gestures and still lives!
Been busy past several weeks...watching C-DRAMA! HA...
1) Update on the robot.
2) For a friend. It's not the best--I rushed it in 5-6 hrs.
3) Finished landscape. Next time will be more interesting.
I have the hand studies; they will be delivered promptly.
This week felt so long, but now I'm finally freeee.
1) Wall-YIH, an old police drone that now works as a gardener. The special plant in his head keeps him happy.
2) Right arm UV map and color map. I finally found out that U stands for horizontal and V stands for vertical.
4) Some different angles.
5) Some mindless and useless 1hr sketches.
I don't really like that the robot looks floating above the shadow, but I have little idea how the lights work or how rendering works (our teacher provided a set up into which the robot is imported).
I will do studies! Just been swamped by the 3D project for the past week.
Last edited by YihyoungLi; August 7th, 2010 at 02:07 AM.
Love that last environment! Great work, keep it up.
Ah. Focusing more on picture-making instead of how-to-draw-a-tree/mountain/etc. I don't know why i didn't realize that sooner. Let the custom brushes figure out the details.
4) From my head. This is the actual size.
5) Warm up.
6) The long awaited hand drawings which were actually done several weeks ago. More to come.
I liked this one better in the previous version http://www.conceptart.org/forums/att...1&d=1280495947
You could keep the darker colours and saturation at least in the foreground and middleground.
I like the landscapes!
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The two last environments look great! I like the bright colors you're using. I think it shows you're focusing on color relations as you should to get as good sense of light as you can. There's just one thing in my mind that I guess isn't a mistake because it doesn't make the pictures any worse but anyway... In a few occasions on this page, your trees are painted with a very pure green. Depends on the lighting conditions of course but in nature, they're usually less saturated yellowish green. So it gives a slightly stylized, ethereal look which looks great on pieces like this but just be aware of it. Maybe you were already.
Character on the last post looks solid and nice to see some hand studies again. Moar please!
those enviro sketches are really sweet, man! The one with the waterfalls is simply insane. How long did it take, to finish that?
"Try again, fail again,fail better!"Samuel BeckettSketchbook
Thanks for the crits!
The waterfall landscape took about 15-18 hrs.
My computer broke, and I just moved back to boston for college so been a bit slow on sketching.
1) Reference. i made a breakthrough in terms of using better brushes for certain situations. I was lazy on the lower right rocks and still not satisfied overall but it's getting better.
2) Ref. still have problems with making my lines more interesting/elegant. Unfortunately i'm not taking a full figure drawing class, only a 2 hour thing on fri...
5) Quicker ref.
6) I kinda like this one, though it's too contrived i.e. the brushstrokes are just there not really purposeful...
7) Just random.
The colors on the environments are awesome! So vivid. Those figures look real solid too. Just try not to slack off from drawing hands. If you're struggling to make the lines look elegant, I think you're focusing on the wrong thing. I mean, on quick gestures sure, you want them to look loose because that's the quickest way to draw... but if you're spending time trying to make the figure look correct, elegant lines will only hinder you from making the forms as solid as possible.
By the way, why don't you use the paper clip button to add the pictures in the middle of text? It's sometimes hard to figure out which picture you're talking about.
Keep up the great work!
How funny. I have a friend who just moved to Boston for school too. Got a new computer Now he's playing the ff14 beta. lol.
Lovely works However, your bushes in your landscapes really flatten the images. They could use a little fine tuning. Otherwise, beautifully done.
Not enough time to work on the digital stuff...I actually just dropped the fig drawing class because the other classes are a priority. More to come.
This is from a year ago, SP done from life. I don't like the stripe on the forehead haha.
Copy of Self Portrait with Patricia Preece by Stanley Spencer.
Copy of Young Woman Holding a Black Cat by Gwen John.
Copy of Young Woman with a Mandolin by Edouard Manet, along w random sketch.
Some sketches from the museum.
30 seconds gestures.
1 min gestures.
awesome stuff! keep it up
Art and kindness are my weapons of choice.
These are from over a month ago, because I've been busy with finals. Now that I'm on break I'm going to work on digital stuff more.
Oil self portrait.
Some smaller oil sketches. Excuse the thumb tacks:
Some more oil sketches.
Copy of "Ophelia" by John Millais.
Copy of "The Haywain" by John Constable.
Some digital sketches:
hey man! long time no see! how you been? i see your still busy, are you still in Boston?
great work on those landscape studies, the figure work is still looking nice too! keep it up man!
I collaborated with a classmate to make an installation. There used to be a painting behind it, but it didn't turn out so well. It's based on the 1992 food pyramid, except with media, work/study, traveling/communication, food, and sleep/hygiene as the categories.
This was a study for my painting final, but I ultimately didn't finish the final.
Some WIPS. I'm trying to be more fluid with my mark making.
watch those proportions yi! his right leg is waaay too big! his shin on his right leg, is almost the same size as his entire torso. his foot is big too, the left leg seems alright, but yea.. that other one needs to be shrunken down a bit.