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  1. Yup, I fit the bill. Becoming a concept artist...

    Yup, I fit the bill. Becoming a concept artist isn't a concern to me, but I do like the idea of illustration as a side gig. It would help motivate spending so much of the little free time I have!...
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    Poll: This turned into a worthy challenge and took a...

    This turned into a worthy challenge and took a large chunk of the week to work out to some satisfaction. I learnt quite a bit straddling the lighting and working with the soft brush in ways I haven't...
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    I think 3 really sells the idea. If you don't...

    I think 3 really sells the idea. If you don't want to catch her mid flight (which is difficult doing a front view of), perhaps pivoting/balancing on one leg? One of those sideways ballerina jumps...
  4. You are only 19! It's hard enough to figure out...

    You are only 19! It's hard enough to figure out your most optimal study methods without constantly judging yourself. I understand you're in a stressful situation that demands better output, but try...
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    Ok so I'm getting somewhere. I decided early on...

    Ok so I'm getting somewhere. I decided early on that I wanted a nighttime sand scene... I originally imagined a more elongated, dynamic movement pose but I really liked the explosive compression and...
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    My idea will combine expressive dance with...

    My idea will combine expressive dance with shamanistic ritual.

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    Poll: A bit rushed... but fun assignment! I misread the...

    A bit rushed... but fun assignment! I misread the deadline as still being 5 PM but whatever...

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    SketchBook: Started this in August and it sorta grew over the...

    Started this in August and it sorta grew over the months. I probably should've worked more on the construction and pose beforehand, since it became a problem as I tried to push myself in terms of...
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    SketchBook: I'm not dead! I just smell funny. :dead: The last...

    I'm not dead! I just smell funny. :dead: The last year has been really slow art-wise as I've been utterly and completely blindsided by work-related stuff and a committed relationship. It's hard to...
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    Scoping some initial thumbs/silhouettes.. ...

    Scoping some initial thumbs/silhouettes..

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    SketchBook: Practicing my drawing. Quick master study,...

    Practicing my drawing.

    Quick master study, gotta love the Russians.

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    This is a character concept for a comic I'm working on. "Graphic novel" makes it sound like you have an...
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    SketchBook: All these gridbased studies and slow rendering...

    All these gridbased studies and slow rendering projects were kinda killing my vibe so I want to experiment more with looseness, minimalism and stroke economy. Here are some environmental thumbnails...
  13. Sticky: Thanks, that makes sense. I noticed this sentence...

    Thanks, that makes sense. I noticed this sentence : "For an object to have high chroma it must reflect/ transmit one or two parts of the spectrum very strongly and the rest very weakly."

    Is that...
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    A thousand thank yous for your excellent site.

    Is there a specific rule regarding the relationship between light intensity and chroma, in the same way light intensity relates to value? Or is it...
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    SketchBook: Thank you, no argument here. I'm a terrible...

    Thank you, no argument here. I'm a terrible chicken scratcher and always have been, but I will practice to get better.

    This was originally an abandoned sketch but I kept touching it up. I got...
  16. I know few acronyms that close up wallets quicker...

    I know few acronyms that close up wallets quicker than "DRM".
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    SketchBook: I likely struggle even worse with the surface...

    I likely struggle even worse with the surface stuff! But I learn best from a ground-up approach.

    I use a variety of references, mainly a 3D model for the skeleton, angle and basic shapes, then I...
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    D, it's natural, overgrown (= history) and stands...

    D, it's natural, overgrown (= history) and stands out. The other top ones are good but they don't sell the narrative and feel unique, maybe B would be second. The bottom two are just awful and don't...
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    You're very good for 16, way better than I was. I...

    You're very good for 16, way better than I was. I can't add anything except keep at it and do lots of drawings and paintings!
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    I really like the shading on that reclining girl!

    I really like the shading on that reclining girl!
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    SketchBook: That's a tough question! I've watched a ton of...

    That's a tough question! I've watched a ton of movies and played a boatload of games in my days, so there's crosspollination from all kinds of sources, of which I probably don't even remember half....
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    SketchBook: Looking good! I'm happy to say it's easy to tell...

    Looking good! I'm happy to say it's easy to tell you've put work into it! It's a significant jump from the earlier "matrix" piece.

    Do you have a function in your art program to reduce the range...
  24. Thread: Versatility

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    Ha, I see you did the African druglord. I want to...

    Ha, I see you did the African druglord. I want to ask about your skintones, they're quite bold and varied, plenty of greens and purples. It's a fascinating effect but often a bit confusing. I don't...
  25. Values on the hill on the far right are too dark...

    Values on the hill on the far right are too dark and close the painting down, it feels cramped and boxed in. The slope on the left also feels too steep and contributes to the cramped feeling. You've...
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