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wow, Lee, great rendering! the way you do hair is amazing
cool and balanced crosshatch, too... envy
The finished female head is exceptionally done. The only two things that might need a bit of a second look are the gums and teeth. The gap between your two fronts should line up right under that center line for her lips. Also the super strong light from top left should cast shadow lower right. So that area under her chin should be just a shade darker.
This last character looks like Namor for some reason...(maybe it's just me).
Anyway...keep it rollin in.
Great improvement on the rendering. Last two faces look good. Keep on going.
You did a good job with the last woman. I think you have also some good vibe for animals, right ? Paying a little more attention to the stance of your characters/monsters will be a good thing in the future. [there's a couple of good things in the stance of post#83, as I told you in the doo' thread]
Nice to see you working and keep posting.
[that's the only secret. ]
Thanks Julien. Actually, I have a hard time drawing animals probably cause I'm not too familiiar with their anatomy or movements. The character stance I do need to work on more
Starting a new head study, just did the outline. I know the lines are kind of light but I am wondering if anyone can recognize who she is? (hint: she is a member of CA, hope she doesn't get upset at me for this)
Hey Lee, like what you´ve done so far. Hope you don´t get frustrated when you read stuff like "Damn, I´m already 17 and I still can´t draw better than Marko.." or something like that here. I sometimes do (though I´m only 28 ).
Your stuff is really coming along, judging from you latest posts you render your sketches bit by bit, meaning left eye, right eye, mouth, a strand of hair... One thing after another. And you got some great results from that method, though I´d suggest laying down a value structure for the complete picture early on. It might work well for a face or a drawing of a hand, but chances are you´ll get in trouble when you draw the whole figure or even a bigger composition with multiple figures in an environment. On the other hand, your methods have produced some great results, so there´s more than one way of doing it.
Anyway, keep going.
Oh yeah, and thank you for trying to help me in my sketchbook.
I know most artist render their work by laying down the value structure early on and have tried doing that multiple times and have ended up with an image that is way too dark. I don't know why it comes out that way. I have found that working section by section seems to work for me. Though that may change if I had to render a more complex scene.
i stopped by your thread, i see nice rendering, (wow this last one !!)
i see that your anatomy are well drawn, you got patience to achieve great things. Jason said one time to me that i should take one year drawing from life (model not from mind) regulary then my sketch will be better. (of course you can draw anything AFTER drawing from model)
Well hey now!....coming along quite nicely.
The female in the hat is great and this portrait of lefran
is developing into something. Just wonder if you could
post the ref along side..so that we can get an objective look.
The pen doodles are really good - very loose and organic. Diggin on the nature studies as well. I'm a fan of John & Sal buscema, Neal Adams, Gil kane (great Conan artist) and Rudy Nebres (another good Conan Artist) - all the old school artist, it's good you mentioned them. I've been reading comics since I was 2 what can I say. Good work overall, keep it going.
zou: thanks actually, most of my anatomy knowledge comes form drawing comic book characters, its a good thing I admired the comic artists that are good at anatomy and how to simplify it yet retain the realism. No matter what art classes you take, you first have to learn how to see. The book Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain explains it.
Helzon: thanks, the ref will be with this post
artmessiah: thanks Yah those old school artists was the best My style is most influenced by Gil Kane.
Okay, the finished product!! Now that its finished, I noticed some proportional mistakes and the rendering is horrendeous.
I think I liked it better on the second progress shot
Last edited by Lee W; September 21st, 2006 at 03:18 AM.
I think today is one of those days when nothing seems to come out right, not even a simple sketch
and here are some examples of sketches that isn't coming out right
Last edited by Lee W; September 21st, 2006 at 09:33 AM.
Hey Oldnoobie. Thanks for dropping by my sketchbook. your pencil work looks nice, and you have a nice variety of studies. But on your last one, the nude figures. The middle figures face looks really manish, and far left figure is really stiff, and the legs dont seem to be correctly proportioned to each other.
Bering very disappointed in the way the rendering came out from the head study, decided to do it all over again I want perfection damn it!!!
anyhow, since I'm eating right now, I am going show the progress so far
Last edited by Lee W; September 22nd, 2006 at 04:27 AM.