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Heh huge updates ftw. Lovely drapery studies! What are those studies of the same thing for though? Just to study colour or is there some kinda underlying purpose for em?
Ronald Liu: Hey thanks man I know what you mean, I was talking to this one artist who was a former employee at Bio Ware, he said to draw things more angularly. He scrippled some organic lines on paper, then some angular lines then explained that its harder to correct organic lines when you mess them up, so start more angular and get the realationships right first, then you can make the drawing feel more organic. It was very helpful advice...
Imaginary: To get a sence of space with color
Hooray live drawing galore here! Wasn't able to upload everything I did because I no longer have CS3 here XD -Auto align/blend layers FTW-
Talked to two of the models I was drawing, one of the girls was so nice! Hope to see here around sometime, shes awesome to draw and she's a nice happy talkative person =) Like me? Got her email too, said she would hook me up with some leads for live modeling since I'm looking into doing that part time for some money. Great way to meet artists no?
Guess I had a little ulterior motive though, hope to meet her in person some time, that be great =)
Anyways drawings... rats one of them is small ill fix that tommorow...
wow, massive update, keep on drawing
I just took a break to post this.
But sometimes I also draw stuff
Portrait I worked on yesterday afternoon and this morning, generally I think the tones are good however it still could use some more depth =) Ill do better next time! -Likeness is there though yay!-
Finished off Ergo Proxy last night, it's really an amazeing show =) Loved the characters, loved the music, loved the art work, loved the story, loved the experimentation. What else can I ask for from a show?
So many figure drawings! And your off to a good start with em, just keep construction in mind though, break the body down into cylinders, cubes and all that shit, really helps. Well does for me anyway.
Cool that you'll be doing some modelling btw, you will probably meet a bunch of awesome artists, hehe.
Oh and when you'r painting in Photoshop or whatever application you'r currently using use large brushes and don't go small until you really need to!
IF YOU WANT TO SEE A WORK OF ART IN THE SENSE OF A VISUAL EXPERIENCE PLEASE DO YOUR SELF A FAVOR AND WATCH DEAD LEAVES
Is this what you meant by larger brush strokes Imaginary? I decided I should force my self to paint this way with patches of simple tone. Ill learn to blend things nicely latter once I got this basic step down more solid...
I loved how frustrating this one was to make, took several days of redoing it until I got to the point of going "hey this looks good enough to move on now, ill post it!"
And a little sketch from my head, I need to put her with a horde of her friends.
Time to finally indulge my self with some food then get right back to it! Have put that off for several hours ^_^''
Hey Dylan, This Is Rob- Thanks for checking out my blog:
The Portraits look great. You seem very decicated, and you're approaching it all from the right angle.
And you gave me a good excuse to sign on to Concept art.
Rob: Sweet! Hope to see you around again some time, you been going to the figure drawing at halcourt? I havnt since I saw you last haha. Going to hold off until I get a job. Oh want to some sketching out in public with me sometime?
amarryth: Hehe! Do you go to Sheridain college? I see you live in oakville Definently checking out your stuff!
Hmmm I think ill put pump out as many as these quick portrait studies tonight as I can, fighting with that last one for so long definently helped me speed up.
Last edited by AlexEh; May 8th, 2009 at 12:12 AM.
Ye, see, cool portraits, large brushstrokes ftw. Blocking in like this is very important apparently, then you go into blending, details and all that stuff im still trying to figure out how to do.
So anyway, keep it up, you'r doing great so far. ^_^
Jatherips right Really doesnt matter though if I just post for a week or so then stop now doe it? Gota make it count =) Was thinking about it and thought I should share my music too. Thought it would make it funner to upload stuff then!
Hear are my drawings from yesterday and and music I've been listneing to lately. The cat girl doodle was fun! But anatomy is wrong =( So lets work on that today!
Telepopmusik - Breathe
Silent Hill 2 OST - Love Psalm
The End of Evangelion- Komm, susser Tod
Black Star - Radiohead (So far everything I've liked from Radiohead)
Guilty Gear Isuka- Quicksilver (A.B.A Theme)
Jatherip: And thank you for encouraging me to be active =) Can't wait to bust out some characters for this weeks Chow and Teen Challenge. Haven'T gone out and life drew in public for a week, I'm dieing to do that, so Ill go do that right now!
Aw shoot I slept in today, got my self up early but then went back to bed! Hmm I had no trouble at all getting my self up to draw when I had a full time job. It was like "Fuck if I don't get up I won't get to draw as much today!" Now that I'm not working I go back to sleep? I gota get my head on straight!
I better start working away from home again as well, I work so much harder if I'm not sitting at my desk. If I'm sitting anywhere else it's like "I'm hear to draw, and nothing else" So I draw and nothing else!
Figures from photos, imagination and life. I seem to have a hard time painting expectually if I try to block things in. Up till now I've been mainly drawing the contour of the things I saw. It wa alot easier but I wasn't really think of what I was seeing then if I was just mainly drawing the contour. Right?
It's a habit I need to break now.
coool update!! man, my pencils really suck compared to yours! REALLy! i like your lines
well, its this: i know when i suck. i know when i could have done better. and i know i didnt do better....
and if see other artists work, (imaginary did lots of studies, so what should have recommended, and his pencils are soo waaaaay better than mine....) i always assume that thats the best they can do....so
btw thanks for commenting on my teen challenge pic
DYLAAAAAAAAAAAAN , what´s up! seems like you´re doing tons of anatomy work. but you´ll see, it pays to start early with it.anyway-do you want to be an anatomy artist? i want to see some faces, some environment. also keep doing still lifes. start with simple things, as you do! that´s good. they are gettin´better and better. you´ll see.
i mention at the moment that some of you´re anatomy sketches are very good, you´re lines are brilliant.
i want you to keep the speed and the updates. conceptart is a much better place than DA, here you get some real nice crit. i´d like to give you some, too. but i´m not really good, as you see so i just try to motivate you! GOGOGOGO
HerrleerzeichenS: I'm not really sure what I want to be honestly =S Drawings the only thing I've really kept at for this long. In 5 years from now I can see my self working hard to get my foot out the door and be known =) The two guys I look up to most are Yoshitoshi Abe and Bobby Chiu. Both are very well known for going to conventions all over the place and being independent
Yoshitoshi Abe isnt too well known outside of Japan however =)
Thanks for the motivation guys ^^ You two want to start a Sketchbook Support Group? It's basically just a small group of people that comment on eachothers sketchbooks and update theres everyday
Was hanging out with my friends last night, was quite fun went out at night to see the spacestation, and just alot of fooling around. Drew this picture for my friend and we laughed about it for a good 30 min. Another one of my friends drew something, I told him to fucking keep up those studies!
(I was jokeing about CA to them)
Last edited by AlexEh; September 11th, 2009 at 08:36 PM.
ah there´s the update. i actually wanted to write something much earlier, but i am pinched for time, the last couple of days (last days of vacation *SNIFF*).
So here i am first of all nice update, hope to see more.
your bodies are good, but your faces lag. how ybout readig loomis "fun with a pencil" he teaches very good how to draw a head, in 3D. your heads are not bad, but kind of random and nearly the same.
A Sketchbook Support Group? HELL yeah, why not!
if it keeps you drawing-i´d like to do that. i would have commencted here regulary, anyway =)
cheers, hope for the next update
I slept in way to late yesterday so I decided not to update yesterday, been updateing in the mornings. Today I got up nice and early though. Want to try sleep 4 hours a night while takeing short naps though out the day =)
HerrleerzeichenS: Yeah I think I know what you mean =) I need to draw more faces from reference then from head. If I just draw them from my head then I don't really know what I'm doing! The sketchbook group sounds fun!
sketchbook support group sounds cool im in!!! any idea for a cool name?^^
keep an eye on the form in you pencil rendering!!! the hatching should always follow the form!!!! try it! experiment with it, its actually easy and looks very neat!!!
keep goin, man
Ah fuck... I hit reply and the page can't load. Guess ill reply to you guys tommrow cuttign my sleep down less then 4 hours wont work! Thank you very much for the advice!
As for a name for the SSB I was thinking "I want in!" or "IwantIn!" "Team I want in!" what you guys think? Any ideas? I was thinking something silly that kind of means "I want to be crazy good!"
Jatherip: Becuase we need to be honest man, were at the bottom (for the time being) ='( We could just name is Egagrwhamnph?
HerrleerzeichanS: Thanks! I checked out Fun with Pencial it was really cool!
Anyways here's the update that I havnt done. I just need to keep drawing at this rate and keep what I'm studying diverse and ill be getting better fast! I get to 18 hours of life drawing a week now too! There is 4 drop in figure drawing sessions I now know of and my class
Fuck I'm going to hotlink things now. It's 2000x faster to upload. Any good hotlinking sites that wont go. "Ah shit boobies, *removes image*"
Here is some stuff on A3 paper (love it!)
hey dude, jatherip and me found a name: how about: T.N.T- the "temerarious nude triple"
have something for you in the attachment :-*
good to see you updatin´ regulary! faces are getting better. i guess that some eyestudies would help you a lot.faces are ok, but the eyes are crap!
the first (self???) portrait is cool, but a softer(darker) pencil could have improved the drawing.
nice nice update
here´sthe promised attachment, OH damn! jatherip hasn´t given me the picture.
you have to ask him for the "triple" i´m sure, he´ll know what you mean!
you should work on you rendering! try to do it more proper, always a block of lines following the form.....believe me, that will look awesome oh, and the lines will be cool soon
btw: ill send you a pm with the triple
Jatherip: Definently going to start working on my rendering. I'm seeing if I can use some of the casts that my school has and do some longer studies. Also going to be going to these long pose figure drawing sessions as well. Doing one tommorow! 3 hour pose woo!
HerrleerzeichenS: Eyes, ya I think I should do some eyes, I most likely don't really know how the eye loosk yet. Never zoomed in on it to really see.
Anyways I mess up big time! Went to bed with out working on a selfportrait and ontop of that I slept in till 2 in the afternoon. Ugh.... I'M NOT SLEEPING AT ALL TONIGHT.
Here is stuff from today, I get to do my first suspained life drawing pose tonight! 3 Hour pose! Can't wait, the guys really talented to I'm sure he will be able to suggest some things for me. That's 4 days of figure drawing this week, in October I may even get 6 days a week!!
Tons of stuff i want to do today so I better start right away!