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An update on my bug creature. I'm trying to spend a lot more time on the drawing and value structure this time around. I'm pretty happy with how it's going so far.
I wanted to go with a bit more of a scientific interpretation. It's a giant bug, sort of a cross between a cicada and a firefly. Larvae are extremely bioluminescent and glow from within the pregnant...
Concept: Lucid Violet Kesp
The Lucid Violet Kesp is an entity that appears during dreams. It fill the dream with an ambient purple haze an begins to unravel and twist the...
Here's one that I've been working on lately. :)
Here's my start. I'm going for the king of rock. I want to try doing most of this in Illustrator.
The screwbug is a large worm-like creature that feeds upon trees in a slow, upward spiral progression. It takes several days or even weeks for a screwbug...
Just a quick update, I'm working on a longer project that is about 18 x 24. I've pretty much completed the underdrawing and I'll begin painting tomorrow.
I have a painting to put up later, but more importantly, I'm realizing that I need to re-evaluate my system a bit.
So, I'm going to focus on doing this a bit differently from here on...
Day 7 - Armor Study
I was pretty busy today and had a massive headache, but I did this armor study before bed.
Day 6 - Victory Update
I didn't have a whole lot of time to work on it today. Worked on the sky from some sunset references and went in with some more glazes. I tried to indicate a...
I tested the glazing capability of several mediums in order to figure out what works best to glaze over a non-absorbant surface.
The mediums I tried were water, GOLDEN...
Day 5 - Victory WIP
Here's a scene I'm working on of the aftermath of a battle. Sorry about the crappy picture--I had to take it with my cell phone. I've finished doing an underpainting...
Day 4 - Police Officer
Yay! I got my order in from Dick Blick. I have a lot of shiny new toys to try out. Over the next few weeks I'm going to post my experience using these products.
Day 3 - Landscape Overgrown with Flora
This one didn't turn out too great, but I did learn a few things on the way.
First of all, the things that went wrong:
The value structure is...
Day 2 - Bird Painting, Figure Painting
This is a quick sketch of a bird.
I feel like this went went mediocre. I was trying to combine the body and pose of a bird from one reference...
Day 1 - Self Portrait
For my first painting, I wanted to take a stab at a real paint version of self portrait I've done digitally.
I started off with a graphite sketch on a wood panel, which...
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Rules and Details
There is only one rule: I must paint a painting every day.
I may choose to continue work on a previous painting in lieu of starting on a new one....
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Welcome to the Daily Acrylic
The Mission: Learn to Paint with Acrylic Paint.
The Duration: Wednesday, February 17th 2010 - Thursday, February 17th 2011.
The Method: Paint one acrylic...
I'm not going to have time to finish mine, but I'll post what I have. I wanted to interpret the creature as a mutated human that adapted to live in the ocean.