Day 4: mostly analogue, traditional stuff. But I did this just now just to have something to actually upload.
Day 5: Fucked some things up. Didn't go over well with me today. Weird.
Eightball_: Thanks, bro. I have something planned for it, but I need to do some thumbnails and shit, and I need to do some tree studies. Have to do tree studies...
Anyways, yeah, this week I've been on a roll. Always trying to upload something every day. It works wonders, shit. I'll keep on truckin', thanks.
Day 6: Well, that was yesterday. I had to go do some family related stuff. So, to make up for that, I've uploaded a couple sketches I've done lately.
Day 7: Not my day. Way too late in the nighttime to be painting, but I did it anyways. I'm not finished YET, but I'll post an update tomorrow, when I hopefully finish.
I totally forgot about the overarching project I was supposed to do. I guess I was busy. But it doesn't matter; what I was trying to do was to get myself to update every day. I want this to be a habit that I don't want to break, and I want this to get me working more. I need to paint more.
Sadly, the next couple of days I probably won't update as much as I should. An exam is coming up, and I'll have to devote a lot of time to it. I hope I have the capacity to do so, hahaha. I really do.
After that though, I'll do the same thing again. I'll post every day if I can.
Well, uh, I'm back. Don't have too much to show for it.
Took a day off after the exams and shit, but I think I'm
back in a groove. Kinda.
Did some experiments since I was shit at painting today.
And some sketches from the last couple days.
Bad quality, sorry.
Back... Again, with some new stuff.
Did a Bouguereau study that took me about 9.5 hours.
So, fucking, haaarddd. learned a whole lot though
also did some environments. One of which I am actually pleased with. I'm sorta getting it now, actually, which is satisfying.
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Oxane: Thanks to you, bro. Here's some more stuff to look at.
I sure do love postin' for myself in this here thread. Then again I can't expect much when I don't participate too much myself... Oh well.
Hey, Toffers. Sup? Nice being alone in here with you
Wow man im really liking this sb! youve got some great stuff here, just keep those studies coming! i suggest doing some creature stuff too? if youre into that, if not try getting out of your comfort zone...... or not
Help me improve!
Hello there Toffers,
I really like your smooth brushwork.
That last goblin ambush piece is really awesome. How did you organise your color scheme ( imagination, reference, preset color palettes ?)
I'm currently having trouble doing that for my enviros.
A creative artist works on his next composition because he is not satisfied with his previous one. When he loses a critical attitude toward his own work, he ceases to be an artist. - Dmitri Shostakovich
IsaacEs: Thanks, man. I'm doing several more different things to try to get out of my comfort zone, I just don't...show most of them, heh.
I have one in this update though, the "industrial design environment" thingie.
Kevin: Thanks a lot! I have no idea how people can like my stuff, least of all my colors. I think they're atrocious.
If people like them, though, that means I'm doing something right!....Right?
Tea of Doom: Hello there, right back 'ya, mr. Tea (oh god I'm so sorry).
Thanks for all of the compliments; it means the world to me to know that people like this stuff.
As for the colors, I'm not quite sure how I would classify my "choices". They're mostly random, but I think
about them in this order: Value->temperature-> actual hue. I got the idea from:
You can also see some similarities in the way I try to render. Doesn't work too well, but ehh.
I have a speedpainting video of the process somewhere. I'll find a link in just a sec.
Edit: Right here :
So I did something new, something old, some composition sketches and so on. Just stuff.
I have a bunch of traditional stuff, and some shitty digital plein air paintings if you're interested?
I won't bother uploading them if that's not your cup of tea, so to speak. I have to use a camera,
get the lighting and distance right and oh god...
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Choob: Thanks a lot, man. Nice that you like what I do : )
I've been, uhh, injured, and a lot of shit has happened, so I haven't done too much. Mostly analogue, sketchbook studies and shit like that.
very, very impressive sketchbook. you use colour very well. and i'm just jelly of your landscape paintings.
Draconius:It's weird how people like my landscape paintings.
I don't do them often enough. I should paint more, oh dear god...
Jovian M: Thanks, I'm trying to have more balanced paintings lately,
but I suck at it. I've gotten flak for going a little too dark (like, 95%
value, dark), so I'm sort of afraid of going there too much, but I'm sort
of achieving a greater balance lately. Thanks a lot for liking my stuff!
I do it for people like you, and, well, for other people that just like my stuff... and kinda for those who hate it as well?
Did a self-portrait from a mirror. Hard as shiet, man. I also did a
quick sketch of a horseshoe crab man for one of mah homies back at the bay12 forums.
Psychobuddy: Thanks man. And yeah, it really shows. I admire his work.
First real attempt at Charcoal, and a thing for an art trade.
Some of the stuff I've done these past weeks. Way more to come...
Toffers, I wish I could suck at drawing as you do.
''The problem with quotes from the internet is that it is difficult to verify their authenticity'' - Abraham Lincoln
Guardian G.I. : Well, that's a positive spin on it all. Keep fighting the good fight, and thank you
Some of the stuff I've done the last couple weeks.
I haven't done too much...but, yeah.
Week 1 : Because Brushstrokes are important.
Mostly working analogue. Mostly anatomy as well... I have some oils i have to upload tomorrow, I think.
I also made a facebook cover thing; "refurbished" an old painting.
I'll attach more shit later. I have to do something right now, but yeah. Gouache. Got some o' dat good stuff today.
It's soooo goooood oh god.