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Speedies/closeups, stuff I started as part of a bigger piece and then messed up with improper planning. Booo. Trying to extend a painting outwards with no clear idea is a recipe for disaster
for a piece like The Sciomancer, how long did it take you?
Love everything in this gallery
good sketches! clearly not a noob ;)
I think perhaps your problem here is that you're trying to jump straight into the deep end with colours. The reference you're using is actually quite difficult because it's very low resolution and...
Still working on the hands
For the second WIP image, I'm thinking rolling mists and a hint of a mountainous background
everything you touch turns to gold, love your work
What on EARTH is going on with the hand? hands are my worst enemy :(
Backtracking and re-sketching
Another work in progress:...
seeing a very clear improvement in these pages, well done! One thing I'd suggest is defining your light source and direction more clearly before you start colouring. Look forward to seeing more
do you normally go in with colours or do you sketch it out first? I'm curious to see your steps in order to give you some advice on painting portraiture.
Thanks mateus, this went through a couple of iterations before getting to where it is right now
Work in progress, about 6hr in
Hi guys, my name is Wen-Xi, I'm a magazine chief editor and art director and I love to draw. British but currently living it up in Shanghai.
Used to go by the handle acidlullaby but haven't had time...