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Edit: Aw man, new page? This, uh, is not very representative of the stuff in here.
sin eater - Thanks! I actually liked the first iteration of the portraits better in some ways, because those sorts of strokes were kind of one of the points of the exercise. (Aping Massimo Carnevale a little.) The second iterations were more for my own sake, because they were meant to be specific characters of mine, and didn't really look like 'em - the guy came out looking like 20 years too old. Gained some likeness, lost some character.
MeteorCat - Thanks, you're right. I should go back and mess with those flowers some more; I think part of what's killing it is that big red blotch in the foreground.
Rustveld - Thank you!
Doodledoo. Hiding place.
This probably looks like a super weird style by the standards of this SB; it actually looks a whole lot like the editorial/kids'-type stuff I used to do fresh out of school. Except elf. I don't even know what that thing is she's hiding under, I'm gonna say a desk.
Another Serenity screencap, struggled, overworked it to the point of lifelessness without fixing the inaccuracies, just generally having a bad art day I guess.
Maybe tomorrow this SB page will have something I don't hate.
On the plus side, had a pretty sweet Victoria Day.
Hey Rev .. still rocking!
Quick comment .. for readability and compositional purposes you may want to avoid tangents like where the line for the nose meets the line of the cheek. Its a quicker/easier read if it were to overlap rather than touch if that makes sense (so the head would be turned fractionally or whatever)
rumpenstiltzkin - Thanks, yeah, starting with tracing is sort of weird, but I find it helps a lot with getting into the rhythms of the face for the reffed and made up ones.
Whirly - Thanks, and good point, I'll watch for that.
Messed up the foreground on this one a little more; I think it's a lot more convincingly grassy now.
Something new! I really like some of the blocky, solid studies on Hannes' blog, and wanted to try it for myself. It was honestly way more fun than I thought, concentrating on getting the colours right instead of blending and the like. Definitely going to do more of these.
wow your studies are great I need to keep up
Capt Surge - Thanks! You've got some pretty boss studies yourself. D:
STUDY IN PROGRESS. I'll finish it tomorrah. Ref from Sartorialist again, though I saved it ages ago and will have to go digging for a proper link.
And here's some progress on this thing. Her face is very... muppety... at the moment.
Very interesting studies man, really nice approach.
Keep it up.
My Sketchbook ---> http://conceptart.org/forums/showthr...42#post3225942
Natalia Soleil - Nope, no colour picking! (Okay, a couple of times to check that I was on the right track. 98% no colour picking.) The point of the exercise is getting better at seeing colours, and, uh... sometimes it takes quite a few shots before it looks right. D:
Here's like 15 minutes of gestures to satisfy the gods of daily posting. I spent a while drawing some stupid stuff I don't want to post, so this is going up instead.
Last nights post now, for reasons.
Went to lifedrawing for the first time in a couple of months! It runs so rarely here, and may be going on summer hiatus, as only 3 of us showed up, and it only ended up running for an hour and a half. Great model, though.
As stated previously, I am slowly forgetting how to draw with a pencil, and it's worrisome.
I concur.We don't get much life drawing around here either but it's so great when there is one happening. Your lines are superb!
MeteorCat and walnut, thanks! I feel like my pencil lines are sort of scribbly and unconfident these days, heh. Too used to digital now, maybe.
Another quickie figure study, maybe an hour-ish? I wasn't planning to do something with such dramatic lighting, but it was too cool a ref not to use.
One day One step,Two day Two steps.
maolaosan - Uh... thanks, I think?
I've had an extremely busy few days in my day job as a freelance graphics monkey, and so at 4 in the morning, with my computer tied up by After Effects' rendering grind, I did a few sketchbook gestures in ballpoint by running the Drawing Script off my iPod. Scanned just a few of them, because they were kind of bad. It was 4 AM and I was falling asleep.
merl1n - I think you commented here before saying I needed more study from life. You were right then, and you're right now. I need to stop making excuses.
You inadvertently left two crits on the last image; she's supposed to be female. There is now more obvious boobage. =)
<3. - Thanks!
Slow progress. I'm not sure the arm is right now, but it's certainly less wrong.