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Very good work there girl ^^ I quite like that you pursuit your own style, though the in some of your previous color artworks, there was a bit of lack of consistency but during your last studies and illustrations tremendous improvement has been made, especially with the color hues of your skies and backgrounds as well as the clarity of colors, well done !
wow, the william bouguereau study comes out great, take your time with it and it sure is gonna be awesome. For the other two pieces my main advice would be caring more about the background... right now, there is the most of detail, which distracts the focus from the characters. Hope you understand what I mean. But you'll learn that from the william bouguereau study as well
Your improvement is very impressive my friend. Really inspiring.
You are doing very well with colors by the way, which I consider to be the toughest issue of an illustration. Any tip for the other students?
1 - I absolutely love the William Bouguereau study you did~ I think you've emulated the faces very well even though they are so different to your style. Keep going; love the background in the wip shot.
2- I know it's still a wip, but you might want to consider desaturating the colours that are farther off in the distance, and I don't mean the mountains or the desert- more of the grass and the tree.
3- I agree with p sage on your light sources; it is confusing. I do love the eyes- such vivid colour. Hmmm and have you consider adding some temperature into your shadows? Just noting a trend in most of your digital pieces that the skin tend to look muddied.
Hey man, thought I'd step by.
I must ask you something, do you vary your hue much when you pick your colors? Cause I think your paintings could be stronger if you change the hue a bit when you pick your shadows. By doing so I think it'd looks a lot more fleshier. Remember that there are spots in the face that tend to have slight hints of red too.
I hope what I said made any sense, just trying to help man
Keep it up. I'll try to keep up with the next update
I love the style of your illustration, well done!
Hey Guys and Gals Sorry for the lack of updates Work's hell right now so it's literally eating all my time, I'm hoping things cool down before the end of the week so i can post what little I've done.
Thanks for the support everyone
Too bad about all the time work is taking away from the REAL work (ya know what i mean?), but hey, that's life. Hope to see some of your shit real soon. You're really coming along man...it's been a delight watching you grow!
Wowowow, that WB study is looking tight!
Sketchbook - freakmod wants to learn how to draw really well
Hey Miycko how are ya? I hope you really take your time with the Bouguereau because it has started off beautifully and i cant wait to see the outcome! I can see why the other is called sunset fields its a good name for the piece which also turned out sweet! Keep on truckin im gonna be back soon to check up on the study so no slacking
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Black Delphin thank you very much glad you think i'm dedicated but to be honest i feel i'm quite lazy most of the time. you're right about the hair, i have to find a way of doing it quick and painlessly Thank you for the support and great advice cristina i'll do my best to put it into practice
Peetaer thank you very much
P Sage Thank you so much Lighting hell right now i try to decide the source before i start painting but it only helps so much. thanks for the help dude, much appreciated
Michαλis Vareλiαs thank you very much i feel my style's a bit too cartoony but i'm glad to hear you like it
Arestocrat Thanks so much dude will definitely take my time with it, thanks for the advice dude
seagulls Thank you very much dude
Hellfire Thank you so much man glad to hear you like the colors, i've got plenty to learn in this department. advice....mmmmm, i'm not shure if a nubie like myself shoud be givin any but what tha heck, try to experiment more wit the colors, i think - blending in different colors for shadows and such, something i should be doing as well actually
ilmenhin Thank you very much hon i think you're right about the background in the second image - will do i really need to experiment with changing the temperature, every time i try something i think it looks funny, more practice i guess thanks a lot for the crits and suggestions
Loathsome hey dude, you should visit more often hue is one thing i need to work on more, guess practice will help thanks for the advice dude
mike butkus Thank you very much
Peetaer dude, thank so much for the support
Grandmassa Mr. Spect Thanks a lot dude I LOVE HOT LADIES and glad you like the gif
wakoes thanks a lot dude i'll try to keep up
Janos It really does thanks for the support dude
Peetaer Work's been a real problem lately, but i gatta support myself somehow, here's hoping "the art will support me someday" Thank you for the encouraging words dude
freakmod thank you very much man great seeing you back here
Latigid Tahnk you very much i've been wating for some free time so i can work on it with some real patience and concentration i'm glad you like sunset fields, it really feel like a milestone for me
Grandmassa Mr. Spect No more waitin dude I'M UPDATING NOW
This isn't a huge update unfortunately Work's still crazy but i'm off on saturday so i'll have time to do some REAL WORK painted some "sucky" values to some brigman studies i did a couple months ago and since i've been laking in the "from life" department i decided i would try and do some so first is an egg study i did last week , i think it took about three hours cant really remember, did it on by brothers laptop an couldn't see shite half the time probably half the reason why it's so dark. And a study of my earphones, this one took longer, on my PC this time it's not as "finished as it could be though, need more patience and i also need to get a desk lamp, my room's pretty dark.
Last edited by miycko; February 25th, 2010 at 11:09 AM.
Love the headphones!! Eggs are okay, could use some more highlights. I think you should take your time and finish the drapery - it's good exercise and makes the overall picture look better
Do value studies. I think that would help your two most recent pieces. This means set up simple still lifes (very simple... spheres, boxes, etc) and get the perception of the value. That will help you with the more complex shapes to know where to put the core of the shadow, the highlight, and the midtones.
Nice tempo and good updates, good updates, its good to make studies of dead things also, like the headphones and the eggs. well I suppose the eggs are dead but maybe you live at a farm and just loaned them from a chicken . The cord from the headphones looks a bit flat, if you add som reflection and cast lightning you would increase the realistic look. The eggs looks good, nice thinking with the colour bounce from the red warm fabric, wich you also captured good, I would just like to lay my head on that fabric and take a nap.. ^^
I have updated with a new character update, stop by if you have time. Good day.
Well heck! I consider myself lazy too and i get these dedicated comments too, and you know what? they made me realise that i'll always consider myself lazy, that i should do more and more, and that's good too, but don't forget that you keep coming back, that you KEEP AT IT! You get better and better regularly, and that makes you a winner.
No lets see you draw some more of those stills !
About the rendering, i think you just need to study those edges more to know where it should be a soft shade, fade off, and where to make it hard edged, well defined.
Donna Thank you very much for the advice and the visit i really do need more patience when doing studies, ATM i tend to leave things unfinished maybe i'll go back to it sometime and make it more finished
P Sage Will definately be doing some value studies just need to find some spheres and boxes thanks for the advice dude
arestocrat duly noteed thanks for coming through
Lav Thank you very much i think i should get back to this study sometime detail parts like the plug so i can declaire it finished
Nellin Thank you very much the chicken was kind enough to lend them to me, unfortunately i couldn't resist frying them will check out your new character ASAP
seagulls thank you very much dude i hope the story has a good ending
BlackDelphin You're very right, thank you very much for the encouraging words now that makes me FEEL LIKE A WINNER i'm really pumped and ready for some more drawing now
Turbosnail Thank you very much dude
Loathsome Thank you very much dude
i've only done a bit of junk - mostly unfinished stuff from the Loomis: How to draw heads and hands .pdf which i started reading last week & so far it's Great the technique really works, i was surprised how easy it is i did them in a tiny little notepad i got from work which i never use for the intended purpose so i figured i might as well draw in it i used the technique to paint a portrait - just for the fun of it which ended up taking 20 hours to complete, it's called Diamond Queen , C&C is very welcome
Good job... your work is getting better. The head does look pretty volumetric.
The issue areas would be the hair line (a little off on our left) and the neck has no real mass conception. But this is a move up for you. Nice work.
Glad i made some sense!
And loomis is easy once you start and get all wormed up
The portrait idea is nice too..just like p said, the hair line seems a bit weird; she needs a lot of hair products to make it stay like that, and i still don't think it should be so stiff..so yeah, try to think real life-practical like about your drawing