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May 16th, 2013
Great start! I like the figure work and gestures sketches, as well as the different views of te little boxy elephant thingie.
November 11th, 2012
SketchBook: Sketch dump!
October 28th, 2012
SketchBook: Orchid Progress shot and Octopus sketch
October 5th, 2012
SketchBook: Thanks!!! And now for a progress shot of some...
And now for a progress shot of some orchids.
SketchBook: Digging the silhouettes.
Digging the silhouettes.
October 3rd, 2012
SketchBook: Went to Seattle and sketched Akhenaten! 1598859
Went to Seattle and sketched Akhenaten!
August 30th, 2012
More sketches. (I did say I was gonna do 'em in batches.)
1 - Rodent skulls
2- Japanese stone lantern and leaves from Ancient Plants Garden
3- Tree near Moon Viewing Pool in Strybing Arboretum...
SketchBook: I like the portraits as well as your cloud...
I like the portraits as well as your cloud studies. :)
BTW, Iain Banks is TOTALLY worth the read. I sometimes have mad envy that I wasn't born in the Culture. ;)
I like the Bougoureau study in particular. You achieve a great deal with a limited palette.
I really like your charcoal sketches. They've got some lovely texture to them.
BTW, I started with acrylic. I think oil are more forgiving and easier in some respects because the blending is...
August 29th, 2012
I need to do a massive sketchbook dump. So behind the times. I might do these in batches. Basically, I've been going to the local science museum and arboretum here and sketching on weekends. The...
December 10th, 2011
SketchBook: @MeBlackSpot: Yep, I plan on dropping off the...
@MeBlackSpot: Yep, I plan on dropping off the color a LOT in the water. Also, this is sort of the mid-range. Gotta work up my shadows and then my highlights.
The older dude in battle gear reminds me slightly of Cohen the Barbarian from Pratchett's Discworld. :)
December 10th, 2011
SketchBook: Working on Fawn and Dag now. Here are some...
Working on Fawn and Dag now. Here are some reference shots I have for skin colours, facial features, etc.
Notes: Their bodies are going to have a sharp drop off in saturation, detail clarity, and...
December 8th, 2011
SketchBook: Detail shot of the turtle. (See previous...
Detail shot of the turtle. (See previous picture...you can see a sketch of the turtle blocked out.)
Oooooo, shiny picture of Delicate Arch. I love Arches. I need to spend an art trip there. :) Anyway, I was there this summer and got a buncha nice shots, some of which I've painted up myself....
December 8th, 2011
Returned to this picture...from 2009. Redid the background. It's still not done, but it's nice to return to it :)
November 16th, 2011
SketchBook: Done from a tutorial in the Digital Painting...
Done from a tutorial in the Digital Painting Technique books by Focal Press.
Pretty pleased with how it turned out.
November 13th, 2011
SketchBook: Facial Studies
Earlier this year for my acrylic portrait class, I did some facial studies in charcoal: eyes, nose, mouth, etc. So when I wanted to do some colour studies of the face, lo, the sketches were right...
November 12th, 2011
I really liked these, especially Lin, and I like the general look and feel. I immediately ran out out and linked it to friends. However, one friend pointed out that Isaac is actually dark-skinned, a...
November 5th, 2011
SketchBook: Cordelia sketch
Random sketch of woman, but after playing with the hair colour a bit, I decided that she was Cordelia Vorkosigan in my head. (My husband thinks she's too young to be Cordelia.)
This is the passage...
SketchBook: I like your sketchbook pages especially....
I like your sketchbook pages especially. Something about your line quality draws my eye to them. :)
October 31st, 2011
SketchBook: First we have a fountain in Seattle. (The one...
First we have a fountain in Seattle. (The one behind the convention center.) And also a value study of a cup on my desk. Not much to say about these. Just trying to push myself along.
October 26th, 2011
SketchBook: Stuff of recentish vintage.
Stuff of recentish vintage.
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