OK- back from Brazil! I did some sketching on the beach over there, but the congress was great and took most of my time.
Moving on quickly,
sony; Thanks! I actually wanted to go there becaus I was closeby, but didn't happen ;[
Angel Intheuk; Cheers, had a lot of fun there. I did try to go for the melted-metal look. Mouth area just kept causing trouble and I never really got to solve it. But yea practice practice practice.
zou; hah, I'm getting rid of the 'unposted material' habit - I need to just work on stuff more deliberately.
BenjaminL; No problem! I intend to keep adding to it. I love to have ref readily available.
Hai; I don't mind the "digital look" actually, as long as it does not harm the believability or effectiveness of the image. I usually think it does, though, hehe.
Yuki Slider; hey man! Hah, I wish. Glad you like it, it was a strange project.
Entry for a challenge over at http://artorder.blogspot.com/. Topic was "Log Monster". Had a lot of trouble with this one.... So next up is a bucketload of studies.
Angel Intheuk - I'm glad you say that! I aimed for a monster, but not an evil monstrosity. Just enough to scare you when it pops up from the driftwood.
Zoo stuff, and sketches for this weeks' Spartan Camp.
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The cube creature is a fantastic idea! Rock on the pencil! See you at the spartan threads.
the monster entry is awesome , and he is nice to see. i always thought that better monster don't need to be hideous and unplesant to see.
your studies are ace as always, special note to the cranium.
good luck for your nexts
surus; yes yes, too little pencil work. Have to get more of that into my routine. See you there!
zou; Thanks! I'm not winning much, but the practice is what counts.
Two Character of the Week entries, and a sketch for the DSG.
4 speedpaints today! First one is referenced from a movie screencap (Elizabeth). Other ones are experiments.
Last edited by Anthis; September 27th, 2010 at 06:34 PM.
scorge - Yup! I'll be in too!
zou - Cheers! I'm decently happy about it, at least I got to finish something.
Need to get rid of some studies before things start to pile up again.
Attachment manager is a drag. Any way to speed up the process?
Screencaps are from this place:
The last study is photo-reffed. Source may be http://www.gracefulnudes.com/main, not sure.
neat studies ! especially the color ones, not because of color of course
you're very at depicting depth of field...
and thanks for providing the sources, they are great !
when i got much to post, i simply switch to photobucket ! they got multiple upload in one click
zou - valid point. although use of the attachment manager seems advised here, to prevent pictures from dieing later on. Shame the thing is so unwieldy.
Parsa - They're a lot of fun and practical too. You can study a lot of things like color, style, and technique.
Hai - Thats a huge overstatement but i'll attempt to live up to it ;P
need to clean up some old stuff.
Unfinished creature, something unfinished I had lying around, something quick for the IDW (topic; stone age catapult).
And a self portrait. (yesterday was international selfportrait day!) Original thread link here on CA.
Stuff from what Ive been doing for the Spartan Camp. I know there's improvement but its slow considering how long I've been doing this.
After HOGARTH and other reference.
Then more stuff.
Post #244 made me go woah! especially the girl in the green headscarf and Sherlock. The depth of field you've rendered is really life-like and you can see that coming across in your work from imagination. Just keep up the good work dude!
p.s Nice SP, I just realised I didn't know what you look like
i really like the last one in #247. That one is hilarious!
Youre working quite hard, thats great.
I dont know what it is, but I try to explain. Theres smth about your paintings that I see in your self-potrait and the one above that (beach, catapult thingy). Maybe a little contrast in saturation might do them a little good?
OR this is just your intended style.
What I feel is that they could be more interesting if you intensified the light a little bit. But Im just a newb lol
neat work, nice studies
one crit about the clothed figure: they seems a bit stiff (the clothes) and you seems have not drawn the structure of the figures beneath them.
are the others figure from mind ? if so , this fantastic !
take care mate
Angel Intheuk - I don't know who that is, but he does resemble me. Need a little practice there, hehe.
KingElvis - No, that's a good point actually. There's no particular style I'm after, I'm just struggling with the saturation. It's probably too desaturated overall, but I've noticed my palette can be somewhat limited. Many thanks!
zou - Haha yes, caught up in details... A pitfall trap I should be able to evade by now.
Parsakoira - Yes! coming up. Or just more in general. Need to increase productivity above all.
2 entries for challenges at Cghub.
i suggest (if it's still time) to make his legs or arms longer to add variety. I feel like it can be more woked , adding a colors area to make it more exotic.
nice work on the buildings. but i think also it's a wip no ?
good luck with your nexts
by any chance do you own a copy of "BRIDGMAN'S Complete Guide to Drawing from Life" ? some of your earlier body concepts seem to reflect similar artists that contributed to this awesome book.
zou - Yes, unfinished unfortunately. Though I didnt run out of time, it was rather bad planning. You're right on the colors, still trouble.
Parsakoira - Glad you like!
Sean MclClain - cheers!
Shovelman - I do and value it a lot! I also use Loomis' "figure drawing for all it's worth"
Been too long since last update but final year of uni is getting the better of me.
After screencaps, a still life, Bridgman arms and Bridgman/loomis hips.