Hi, brand new to posting on CA, but not entirely new to the site at all . Art-skill wise, I'm definitely still stuck at level 1. But anyway, I thought I'd get a start on a sketchbook on here so I can keep tabs on how I've been doing so far and to get some personal feedback from the great community on here.
My long story short, I've realized that I have no foundations in drawing whatsoever, so now I'm looking to improve myself in the basics, with just a pencil and paper. I'm very very eager to learn and would genuinely appreciate any feedback/criticisms or even a recommended book to look at
I look forward to posting regularly on this site and constantly updating my sketchbook
Last edited by ColourInProgress; September 26th, 2011 at 08:06 PM.
The following are studies from Michael Hampton's Figure Drawing Design and Invention.
Last edited by ColourInProgress; April 4th, 2011 at 09:57 PM.
Bit of a large update after waiting for the attachment manager to start working again These are still my studies from the Michael Hampton book
Another update, this time based on Ron Lemen's excellent lecture
nice studies! keep up the good work!
"This is a paint and pixel-splattered furnace that forges the swords of artistic mastery. This is a place where swarthy and belligerent dwarves drink turpentine mead, berate their apprentices and slap the trade into their skulls. It's where the anvils are made of graphite, the hammers are as true as rectangular marquee selections and the fires burn with the light of a thousand lensflares." --Jason Rainville
@wooden_mango: Thanks! I really appreciate you dropping by my sketchbook
Just dumping some digital paintings I did back in Jan-Feb. The lion one is my first time using Painter and the bear is my first time using photoshop
Another update to my humble sketchbook Still learning from Lemen's lecture
Great to see that you're doing the same study several times, it really helps to memorize the object. Portraits are look good too. Just pay more attention to the front view of a man with a goatee - proportions a bit off. But your're doing great, be sure and keep on going! Hard work pays off!
good work mat , great sketchbook .. keep it up
Hey, nice start on your SB..., keep up with the studies, it shows you're advancing on your skills..
Keep it up!
My sketchbook - help me get better!
@Ulver, thanks for that, gonna try in the future to make sure I double check on those proportions
@ayoub66, @fernandoart, thanks for the positive feedback! It keeps me motivated haha
Quick update, sorry had to resort to using my phone camera on this one
warm up sketch:
It's been a while since my last post, but I have been keeping at my drawing and setting my eyes on improving. I even found a life drawing studio with a model with drawing sessions everyday of the week that I've been attending. So after reading a few months and reading books like Force by Mike Matessi and going halfway through Vilppu's drawing manual, here are the drawings that I'm producing now (just as a note, these drawings are from this and last week). And as always, thanks for looking feedback is always appreciated