Hehe, thanks socks. Those are all from life, the top 2 are the same person, the bottom girl had to get off the bus before I could quick render it. =\
Thanks for quick response, it's so nice to see my thread on the index of the forum
Some great strides are being made here. I'm digging the hand studies with the glove, gives it character. Might do some of my own The linework is getting there too, nice and loose. I'm really digging the astronaut/skull character, any plans on working on it more? It'd be cool to see it finished. Keep it up!
I might explore the idea more, I like trying out astronaut costumes. Possible deveolpment may occur.
Field trip today, no sketches. (We walked (No bus) and did research while there, no time to draw)
Are those glasses on your head? Needs more definition there.
Sp's have been consistent recently, looking good.
Have fun in your figure drawing class, any life drawing is good life drawing. A moving model is good reference and practice for gestures and capturing the pose with speed.
/always an optimist
I'll keep at it. A friend let me borrow a hair fashion mag, expect to see some girl faces (Although very SMALL, they still work, somewhat.)
Today, we took a 100 mile trip (200 mile round trip)
Down to a place called Fort Myers.... Where I met Flynt. Me and my mom drove down to his studio, and we sat there to what we though would bea relativley short time, but we ended up talking for 3 hours. Then we took him out to AppleBee's as a treat. It was GREAT. I learned alot just from talking to him and looking at his stuff. That studio interior pic? With the clean brushes? THEY REALLY ARE THAT CLEAN. It's incredible. He started working on the Fencing suit as well, it seems to be coming along good. He has prelims all over the place. He showed me some of his early Atelier work, and told me a bunch of stuff about the difference between 2 ways of life drawing, and what suits what fields and why, and how to use them in harmony. He shared a very cool method of how to measure somewhat accuratley, and we got to share a few ideas. He's a great guy, he doesn't drink or smoke, he's down to earth, and the lighting in his studio is so awesome- I kept looking around, I felt like I could draw whatever was in there, because it was all so beautifully lit. The student work was cool too, he pointed out things they were trying to work on and stuff.
It was a GREAT experience, and hopefully over 2 months of summer break, I will be able to attend his Atelier while rooming with relatives.
That sounds great dude, congratulations!
you got some great work here, i love the hand studies a page back.
keep it up!
We'll ride the spiral to the end, we may just go where no one's been
Thanks for the attention... I couldn't resist posting something now;
This is all Digi, no ref.
I'll try to post some of my new pencils and an acryllic I'm working on... But I scanning is so tedious recently, I just have no desire to do it, but I have a 4 day weekend, so time should be able to be found. Peace.
Argh... Thanks for posting. It looks so bad though.
I tried to draw stuff side by side to get better at seeing things. So that I can remember things more accurately.
And a fun little story board.
Here is the paragraph I was going on.
"He shielded his eyes to the glare and gave the sun a nasty smirk. It seemed to him that the sun reveled in its unquestionable authority. It blazed with heat and shone blindingly bright as if to say "What do you plan on doing about it?"
His smirk deepened as it cut into his cheek. "I'll do plenty," he said with a confident chuckle, then lowered his head for the last time that day. He turned and looked at the bustle of seventeen stories below him. Each circular level had any number of people and machines moving about. Canisters of identical size were filled and carted to each station. Running straight through the center was a rocket, its nosecone eye-level with its creator.
"My little ants," he said with a chuckle of fond bemusement. He let his eyes rise along the body of the rocket; visually caressing its gleaming black sleekness. His name, emblazoned; along the length in bright scarlet letters, did not affect him. They were another part of his creation; an ornament. He knew fully that this was his achievement, and his chest swelled with pride as his gaze reached the fat tip.
"Magnificent," he breathed.
Deep below, in the dark circles he couldn't see, a shout rang out amid gunfire." (Ian Flynn; Message to the Sky Tyrant)
And I guess I forgot to post this as well;
Quick practice, no ref.
Hey Pixel, lots of nice progression.
I really like those hand and animal studies. Your linework has gotten very confident. Would like to see more play with value alongside all of this as well.
Individual storyboard frames all look good, and relate to the story, but they dont flow or relate to each other. If I had not read the paragraph, i wouldn't know what the action being described was.
Digi practice looks good, albeit a bit too blurred/soft. The value looks correct and realistic, maybe just add in some slight tone variation to give it more life?
Alright, I'll start trying to be mnore value oriented.
You are always an inspiration to me dude
Been drawing from life, did a really nice hour and a half figure in drawing 2... Not fully rendered, but it came out excellent. It's huge though, it will be in some sort of "School art show", so hopefully I can get a pic of it then.
Here are just doodles so you guys don't forget me
Sorry for update lacks... wish I could scan stuff faster. Thanks for posting guys.
Might digi some of these later.
holy shit, forget about the suckage this is HAWT stuff. You've developed alot lately, vey nice.
The Digitals are looking nice, but I wanna see more. Keep posting, man, you're doing great!
Oh, and check out my atemt to a new thread allso, just follow the link in my sign.
all the best,
Thanks Tigermilk, 'preciate the quick response. I'll check it out right now! ;D
Woa, update looks great!
The value work looks great, especiallt the hands, nice planar study.
The character on the same page looks good. Value-wise it gets a bit busy, but it doesnt hurt the design.
The compositional page is one of your best yet imo. A lot of great stuff going on, especially the head from profile, very sensitive rendering.
Only bit of advice is to watch your hatching, looks like youre going pretty hard at it which limits your value range. Try going for a lighter more uniform touch and building up in layers rather than pressing hard, it'll give a cleaner look and will make building form easier.
Keep em up dude!
ALrighty, I'll do my best. THanks for the encouragment again! You never cease to inspire me. =D
Nice hands and animal sketches bro. Keep up the fine work!
Just flipping through your sketchbook, gotta say nice progress.
Nive progress man, love those animal sketches! Drawing animals really helps in understanding form b/c you have less preconceptions about what a cheek or a nose should look like on an animal. Lets you concentrate more on what it looks like rather than what you think it should look like. If that made any sense hope it helps! Lookin great!
Good stuff, the sketches and lines are really cool but i think you need to work on finishing skills. You can put down the right lines and shapes, but i think you might benefit spending more on final pieces as such, just spend more time on the rendering and getting strong lines in the right places etc. Itll probably help your quick rendering and stuff for your little sketches and so on.
Keep it up though, your improving alot.
wow mate, you've improved leaps and bounds since i last popped in here. you're taking art a lot more seriously than i am, it's a real inspiration, heh!
i've got to start working harder. i'll drop by in another while and see how things are going on! i hope we can meet at a workshop one day~
hi from that fellow floridian again. decided to stop by your sb since it was on the front page. Glad i did! its always a pleasure to look through your sb! wish i had your dedication. seeing as i'm sick maybe i'll do some studies tommorow on my day off. Keep up the good work.