I like the way you did the metal texture on the guy in post#259, groovy pic on the whole btw. There's something however i have to get off my chest, which you may or may not have heard of earlier: colourwise, you've a tendency to stick to a red/cyan scheme, which is a good one bu itself, but i'm wondering if it wouldn't help to experiment more with colour and saturation. Maybe some enviro studies from photo ref? Maybe a good a idea for a challenge?
Farvus: hmm that was interesting, thanks for the artist tip
Walnut: Damn right bro, i am into too much monotony colours, challenge coming up
Good things: I have my schools practical training in Nitro games for this summer: http://www.nitrogames.com/
This is the worthless i have to get off my chest and start again, i have also traditional sketchbook pages full of people from the street/classroom but a i have no scanner and digital camera you will see that at some point.
More serious things soon (weell, i hope so...)
Forgot to add this absolu-te masterpice, colouring over my friend lines
no need to think long who is influence here, WIP. Ill add some humans and work with the sky a little
Man, you've been busy! All solid looking stuff if you ask me. Maybe clean up those lines a littlen, go into a little more detail, especially on the hands.It's gonna hurt later on if you let that slide, believe me. What's up with My Little Pony girl btw?
Hey, that enviro looks promising! Put some ponies in. ;P
My sketchbook contains cartoon studies and Pokémon.
Walnut: hey thanks, you are tight about hands, have to do something about it soon... about pony: short comic
jasperfick: haha, maybe
piemonsterh: thanks i will try (yeah, right)
Since i cannot draw, i will be the best sonic artist on DA with ms paint, you just wait!
Guess i run out of steam with this one, next one will be better, maybe
colouring friend lines
i love this one
really cool updates, Nettle!
I like where you were going with that new environment. the colors and shapes are pretty nice. somehow I think you lost a bit of sharpness and contrast in the second version.
Also I think the very dark corner on the left is dragging a bit too much attention without there being anything of interest to the picture really. anyway I think you should work some more on it. give it a rest for a few days and then get back to it
and that dolphin painting is great!! your colors are awesome on that one, actually saved it for inspiration.
keep it up, dude!
Nice stuff. The standing male character pose could be better with hand position on the latest. Think of it as a silhouette first then make final.
monotony: thanks, i will work for it soon more. contrast & sharpness loss was almost intentional, will be fixed
Walid: thanks for the tip, you are right... i have to draw hands soon
Bigfootrooper: haha, thanks! I will be, promise. You are coming?
Mr.Juicy:thanks, will work it little more
kraphik: you are right about that, thanks
cout/mecha: You are in for treat my friend, i will make short comic novel out of that character...
Todays pic (inspiration from imagineFX), colour are off little form my cintiq screen, have to calibrate again and have to draw hands soon and post challenge:
Nice one. You really played the warm/cool thing to full effect, and even with the strong colours the pic doesn't feel oversaturated. You've broken a ceiling with this one, that's quite exciting. I am a little freaked out over the fact that she has no mouth though.
Hey thanks for checking out my SB
Great stuff here man--seems like you've been here quite a while---
I really liked the environment in post 280...sweet--- though it looked better in the post 275--- the additions are just not as finished as the background.
Really liked the tribal dude with his pet monster. And this final pic is my favourite-its really coming out well--- waiting for the finished version.
Do check out my work in my sketchbook
and my clay modelling thread
Looking at the first and last page there are three things I see that are really positive:
1. You're drawings figures in perspective really well.
2. When you go into color, you've gotten good a modelling figures convincingly.
3. I really like the color palette you're using. It's full of good Karma and excitement.
At some point you should throw in some face studies, but mostly keep doing what you're doing, it's a treat!
great improvement! u have nice works here... good!
My first sketchbook... wanna improve!
I also wanna rock! ROCK! tuptuptudum...tudumtuptudum...tudumtuptudum... I - want - to - rock!
Walnut: oh shit, someone noticed... mouths to come in following ones, thanks for the tip!
Hari Gopinathan: thanks man, have to do some more
juhan Jokinen: woot, nice to see perspective from someone who has not yet commented and so has fresh eye, more to come
TASmith: 1: i quess that posemaniac training has paid a little 2: thanks, i usually spend most of the time in rendering 3: huuh someone actually likes my colours! i was little worried my colour are too overexposed but i try to feel balance for that little by little
quackart: nice for you to visit
Well i have been working as a conceptartist in nitro games for a week and it is really hard but rewarding job, i haven't been painting too much in my free time so that has to change as mb workshop draws near----
Photostudies, around 30-50 min
keep pushin it man.
those poses are great
Hunchback: I will try to keep on pushing, thanks
Challenge interactive poses, referenced from photos but many of the torsos-legs are invented (photograph didn't show all).
I was trying to capture flow of the interacting people, skeleton system and dynamics. Soon to make similar from imagination.
And colouring lines of a friend, did get into comfort zone colouring too quickly because i had no plan : P
Last edited by Nettle_Mountain; June 13th, 2009 at 12:11 PM.
Neat-looking studies, the green BG's a good idea, ties 'em together as a series. Presentation like that can do a lot. That bug thing could use some more space IMO.
Hayas NM, just droppin in to say you are keepin this sketchbook interesting and mixing it up. Never know what to expect next from you. Will be looking in from time to time. Keep up the good work!