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I like all the atmospheric aspects, but the contrast feels too low overall. You can still have the high-key effect of the light, but add some darks in there as anchor points for the image.
I had the recent opportunity to join Iain McCaig's workshop at Spectrum Fantastic Art Live 3, the art convention in Kansas City.
In the workshop on visual storytelling, McCaig demonstrated his...
Your compositions are very captivating. Is the scene in #1172 composed as a surreal face? The large circle resembles an eye.
Deep in the forest an old crone lives.
These drawings are great, keep them coming!
Book cover for:
A Novel of Pocahontas and the Jamestown Colony
by Libbie Hawker
Full front-back spread:
Keep up the studies, especially drawing from life. Focus on the fundamentals. You must train your eye to "see". As you begin to understand what you are seeing, you will be able to better translate...
@Randis- grats on the awesome Kickstarter!
Much of my day to day work involves really complicated/laborious compositions, so I often aim for simplicity with personal work.
Bri- Aw, thanks!
Buxu- Thanks, that's a good idea!
Oatmillz- Oh cool! I live in Laurens, near Greenville.
I've started a lot but finished little lately. Again, I feel like I am suffering from a lack of focus. I'll begin one project then lose motivation as interest in something else...
Awesome! Hi Lane! *giggles*
I took a look at your portfolio on http://kytran.weebly.com/
The environments appear to be your primary interest, so my comments are mainly directed at them. Let me start by saying I...
It looks to me like you're headed in the right direction, you just need to keep studying the art you love and producing the art you enjoy.
You've beautiful characters and gestures. Your lines are...
Recent personal work.
Hey guys, it's been a while since I've posted. Here's a few personal pieces. I have this problem where I can't focus on any one subject for long, hence the randomness.
Not bad overall.
As a general rule, the more simple your composition is, the stronger the design needs to be. You have less fluff to make up the image, so what you have needs to be really solid....
This is a nice painting!
I don't think the flowers are so bad really. From a composition standpoint, their simplified shapes work well. But, it depends on how naturalistic you want to be.
Thanks guys! Here's one from a while back.