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My attempt at the first assignment (I know, like 20 pages later!), quite pleased with the results to be honest. It was a really fun way to practice drawing more realistically and a good chance to experiment with bringing some shading back into my work. And this thread has motivated me to draw for the first time in months, what a relief!
The first is a drawing of one of my model horses. Maybe went a little crazy on the shading but I just love my graphite pencil ^_^
The second is the same horse but with some simplified medieval armour. Possibly a little ambitious seeing as I’ve never really drawn metal before but I love a challenge.
This is also my first post here so I'm hoping I've attached everything properly!
Assignment #2, proof that I can’t even hold a straight face for very long, even when drawing myself in the mirror! Really wanted to challenge myself to drawing different expressions rather than just neutral faces and also to drawing faces that aren’t directly facing me. I like how this turned out but unfortunately I don’t really know how to render hair and I feel that it takes away from the face in this sketch.
Then of course I had to turn myself into a zombie…not sure about the shading and wounds. Oh well, now I know what to practice! Tips and crits most welcome ^_^
ok i think i have a long time to post something in CA so i will post here cause i think its one of the most helpfull threads. Seedling thank you for all!!!
Its a creature i made, to practice in creature creations. (i had it naked, so it was easy to take it and just put some equipment on it)
Give me some critics guys
Nice works everyone. I really like the horse she-1000, and farvus nice sketches (i like the gothic style )
Well, I started the ConceptArt 101 yesterday, drawing my old plush crab and turned him into a robot. I would've done the self portrait today, but I smashed my hand into two kettlebells, so I can't grip anything. Making the robot crab was fun, and I feel just a tiny bit more ready for my career.
Cool gona read it all now
Choose to live a life that matters.
* My sketch book : http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=117461
**My finished work : http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...38#post1632938
O.K now let`s ROCK
I'm attempting to lurk less. I didn't stumble across this thread too long ago.
Okay, it was a long time ago. Fourteen pages late, here is my attempt at the first assignment.
Thank you for these wonderful exercises, Seedling!
Last edited by khaosfire; February 10th, 2008 at 02:12 AM.
Thanks for this wonderful thread. Really.
here's my take on assignment #1:
This thread is just what I have been looking for. Seedling you always post great things. I am going to start on the assignments this weekend. (I am recovering from GDC, lol.)
Most see only what they wish to, what is it that you see?
i am new here and i joined conceptart.org because i wanted to learn. i still don't quite understand how things work here but this is by far the best thing i have come across. thank you very much for this!
I'm not kidding when I say that I learned more from this than I do from my art teacher.
Not only do you explain things in a simple, easily understood manner, but you also make tasks that are extremely creative and fun!
I'm gonna kidnap you and lock you in the cellar and force you to make fun tasks for the rest of your life. 8DDD
I decided to try this and learn something new for myself.
It has been a long time since I used the traditional medium(pencil) hehe. I even bought a new sketchbook because I don't have one anymore.
Assignment # 1
Chess pieces to water fountains. i hope they do look like fountains. I'm not very creative or imaginative, am i?
Assignment # 2
This looks weird, invented element: hair. I have a shoulder length and very straight hair right now. I'm not used to making portraits with a mirror.
My first art posts on the forum! this thread is really helpful and the assignments are fun! I'm looking foward to doing the next ones.
boring salt shaker and then..
brain holder thing!
I'll prolly do this assignment again cause it was a fun idea!
This is my attempt at assignment #2. I officially suck at drawing hair. I really need to find the time to practice some more. This thread is awesome
here's an attempt at the first assignment o,o
Hey Seedling your tutorials is amazing and you got a good sense of humour I like it. I posted most of my studies in my sketchbook cuz I didn't realise I could post them there. Anyway I did the asignment 22,23 and 24 and I will post what I have done for 24. But I am not quite sure what might be exactly a good compo so I would really like a deep critic about my work there and the others are welcome too critics too.
Psst. . . don't forget to use quotes when you quote someone, Smurl.
I think you are awesome, and I wish you the best in your endeavors, but I am tired of repeating myself, I am very busy with my new baby, and I am no longer a regular participant here, so please do not contact me to ask for advice on your career or education. All of the advice that I have to offer can already be found in the following links. Thank you.
Perspective 101, Concept Art 101, Games Industry info,Oil Paint info, Acrylic Paint info, my sketchbook.
Hello everyone I have been out of school a year now an I am really starting to miss it. So I thought that doing some drawing assignments would ease the pain of having no one to tell me what to do.
I plan to do all the assignments whenever I have some time to spare.
Thank you very much Seedling for your time and effort.
My sketchbook http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=128951
First off, This is great Seedling!*********Assignment #1: From Still-Life to Imagination************
Pick a real-life object to draw. It can be a shoe, a car, a tree – anything that is available to you for direct observation. Take your sketchbook to it and draw it. Leave space on the same page or a facing page for the second part of the assignment.
Using that first drawing as a guide, draw the same object from the same position – but change it somehow. Add an imagined element. If it’s a car, you could change the curves of the lines to make it look like it belongs in a science-fiction movie. Or turn it into a hovercraft. Or give it a crazy flame paint job and fins and monster truck wheels. Or make it steam-punk, or aquatic, or turn it into a thousand-year-old rusted wreck.
By doing this in two steps, you have both the benefit of direct observation, and you get the challenge of coming up with something from imagination and communicating that thing.
I'll do these!
Here is assignment one. Still Life was an Energizer Rechargeable Battery Charger.
meh @ attachment: Program saved it as Assignment2 cause I had something named Assignment1
in that folder already <.<; But it's #1 >.>
Pic of it, but I used an Actual Still Life of the one I own.
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Hello again I went ahead and did assignment two. I am very busy at the moment but I had time to draw these two 10 min sketches. I was looking into a tiny makeup mirror, so I thought that it would be fun to draw myself much older.
I suppose I missed the point of the assignment by not actually adding something. But the sketch was to small and cramped so there was not any room to make any alterations of that kind. I think I will try again sometime.
Assignment #2: From Self Portrait to Imagination
Last edited by Frida Bergholtz; August 9th, 2008 at 08:55 AM.
My sketchbook http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=128951
This is absolutely wonderful. I am sixteen and I will be applying for university next year. Lately I have been a little lost on how I can improve. Like you said, watching great artists can demotivate youself.
Now that I know what I have to work on, and how to work on it, I can finally make a study schedual according to the print out. Thank you so much for sharing your insights with detailed explinations. I will post my drawings when I get them finished.
(And man... I never thought of spreading gesso over my lines before painting. Great tip! Thanks again!)
Had this thread bookmarked for a while and thought i'd come back after i learn't how to paint in Photoshop. This is very useful, thanks Seedling. I'll try and do most of the exercises and even go back to the first just to start from scratch and to keep my skill level up a bit further. Anyway here is the second assignment.
The Eternity Wars
This is what fills my sketchbooks.
Last edited by Diginova; October 16th, 2009 at 05:29 AM.
Seedling, this is a really great thread, thank you!
Really helpful tutorials! Thanks a LOT!
I've began to draw some in my holiday yesterday, and here's for the first assignment...
a lamp in my hotel room, drawn into a futuristic lamp (sorta), which was inspired by a talk about WALL-E
was colored with photoshop a bit, to illustrate more...
This is an excellent thread you've created here, seedling. It is a huge help to newbies such as myself who are thinking of pursuing concept art as a career. I actually like this topic so much, I decided to register so I could put up some of my assignments as I do them. (first post. whoop!)
I am too lazy to come up with an interesting signature. Are you a little disappointed that you've wasted your time by reading this? I suppose I'll make it worth your while. Whoopa! Donkey from the fire pit!