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Thread: A damn fine title--9/15/08
September 17th, 2007 #1
A damn fine title--9/15/08
hopefully having this thread will produce some good "stuff" and after a while I might even pop put some real artwork. anywho it'll be fun to watch the progress and I'll try to keep you updated. but first I need to figure out this dang scanner thing, the Multi PASS F30, for the time being it's going to be my weapon of choice... just give me a minute or two to load the sucker up.
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well... the scanner stinks and I ended up taking photos *checks for heavy falling objects* the lighting had them coming out all grey so I tried to fix that in photoshop without getting tons of noise... again sorry.
September 19th, 2007 #3Registered User
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nice work...love the skateboarder guy..like the pose and what not
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September 19th, 2007 #4
thanks I did that from a photo of erik lundberg, I found it fun to draw downhill skateboarding because you can easily find lots of different poses, its also kinda a way to study up on the sport when the sun goes down... or at least it feels like it.
I've got to fix the picture below it I think the lady's arm is a bit short (right arm), but yeah so I'll try to get some more stuff up tonight.
September 19th, 2007 #5
I tried to do a portrait of my art teacher, it was out of my head and I know it doesn't look like him but I think if you had the picture and walked into a room of 20 people him included you could figure out who he was!
anyway I might update later tonight depending on how much I do...
September 20th, 2007 #6
last one before bed...
September 22nd, 2007 #7
I really got to stop doing the "my is open as far as it can go look in my pictures"
September 22nd, 2007 #8
1- picture I stared in study hall and worked on as the day progressed, got a bit frustrated with how it was looking so I Wes Burted the arms and most probably created tons of anatomical incorrectness in the process... head is to small even after redoing it... 6 TIMES!!!!!!!!!!
2- an update on a picture from above, the real tones of the graphite weren't getting picked up on the scanner so try to believe me when I say it doesn't actually look that way.
I was going to put a a another sketch I started in my sketch book but it doesn't fit on the scanner and I'm not mentally fit for a scanner setup at the moment.
any tips on what I could be doing to fix some of my problems?
almost forgot, I did a some fixing of that lady in the poncho
September 22nd, 2007 #9
two bird guys? just messing around with pens basically, ballpoints and a sharpie.
I couldn't get a good photo of the poncho lady so I'm sorry.
bird men, longboarding... maybe I should try combining them?
November 8th, 2007 #10
Hey man! Good start to your sb!
I like this one alot, it has a good atmosphere
Keep on sketching and show us the progress!
November 8th, 2007 #11
Nikoh- Thanks, but I think the atmosphere your referring to might just be caused by using a camera to capture my sketchbook
sorry I haven't updated in sooooooooo long! I made a bunch of stuff that really sucks and some that was okay while I was gone. It's not like I took a break from drawing, I just didn't really make anything I felt was worth posting that much.
and I suppose I'm a bit of a jerk for posting even this because I still can't update you on any of my sketchbook because my teacher has it. he's using them as a factor for our grades this quarter to make sure you do stuff outside of class. so I hope that will pull my grade up a bit since my hand has been bleeding suck fests out all over anything I touch in that class. in my opinion anyway.
I'll put some stuff up when I get my stuffs back.
November 12th, 2007 #12
a sketch I started last night and finished today, so far its the only thing I have with me that was worth scanning.
November 12th, 2007 #13
I guess I could put this up also. I used a reference from an oil painting I saw in the FINE ARTS, STUDY, & DISCOVERY section. the guy was an amazing painter so I drew (or tried draw) one of them.
and I guess theres crap on my scanner... little black bits of stuff. should I be scanning in color or in grey scale?
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November 14th, 2007 #14
Really digging your latest post, I tihnk it's a great drawing. Some of your other drawings seem to lack proper reference a little, but they all show a good sense of design and an interesting way of thinking. I like some of the interesting poses you've got going...good start to the sketchbook!
February 18th, 2008 #15
you're well on your way to being a great pencil artist - you obviously know how to use it well. i'd say focus on anatomy and underlying form. you have a good grasp of composition and value, now you just need the structure to support it. my fave is definitely the indian girl - great texture. keep going!!
April 21st, 2008 #16
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April 25th, 2008 #18
alright, I've got more scanning to do but I'll do that tomorrow, it's late and I'm sleepy. um, I'm sorry for how much of a bum I am for not updating in half a year. sorry.
the first drawing was done in Alabama while I was visiting some family, without a ref. I think I just felt like drawing sumthin.
the second picture was also done in Alabama while I was at the Sheraton hotel in downtown Birmingham, there was some sort of convention or something but it attracted many a bizarre fashion. I was listening to music and just illustrating the lyrics if you've ever done that.
the third is the left half of a spread I did. bunch of random things all in the same place, didn't use a ref on the girl.
fourth is the other side of the above.
the fifth I did about 3 days ago and that is for a portfolio I'm doing for AP studio art, it was character designed based in the post apocalyptic genre
Last edited by speedysam267; April 25th, 2008 at 12:35 AM. Reason: are the images working?
April 25th, 2008 #19
well i can see the u r woking on it... good luck and keep it up
this might be of some use to u.hope it helps
Sketchbooks, Wacom, and Art Forum - Thread 104785">Moftah's Sketchbook
April 26th, 2008 #20
no i photograph them,cause scanning always screws up the brightness levels of the drawing,and if ur gonna scan try first adjusting the levels in ur scanning program before u scan.
Sketchbooks, Wacom, and Art Forum - Thread 104785">Moftah's Sketchbook
April 26th, 2008 #21
May 3rd, 2008 #22
alright, photographed some drawings and get them all sized for uploading.
and some little descriptions:
1- got this idea to to a draw these two assasins, they'll be in a crowd so I'm yet to draw the others in.
2- a little suped up treefort I drew in while I was in Pennsylvania
3-a line drawing I shaded in one night hoping to pass it off for more work than it actually was in art class. hehe...
4-a drawing in colored pencil, charcoal, and pencil on a piece of of a corrugated cardboard.
5- alright, first off I stole the idea for this guy suit from kresh (check his stuff out!), to he was the one that did all the hard work I just thought it looked too not have some enjoyment by redrawing his design. anyways, the helmet is mine.
6- already posted the picture this is just a better version of it, well, it came across better than when I scanned it.
7- a guy cleaning up his gun and some people drinking- thats it...
8- a zoom on the faces of the two at the table.
9- a zoom on the man sitting.
10- a picture I drew around the same time as the treefort but I think I was back in new york by that time. it's a gut at a hotel or something and he's pretty tired from whatever distance of hiking it took to get where hes at.
11- this was drawn at about the same time as the one above, got some inspiration from a picture of marko's.
12- a detail on the hobo in the picture above
13- my shot at a face drawn by marko, I screwed around but he was the one that did all the hard work.
so yeah, I hope the images work.
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May 17th, 2008 #23Registered User
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hey, great update! Love the last Potrait.
I think your stuff is pretty solid, but lacks anatomy and values sometimes( *haha* like mine ).
Anyways, I like the "scenes" in which you put the figures in, like in that one "http://conceptart.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=361323&stc=1&d=1209864 318".
Keep Updating .
(and thanks ALOT for posting in my sb)
May 19th, 2008 #24
thanks for the encouraging words Pencil1, I'll get some stuff up tonight. now that I've finished with my portfolio for art class I can get back to improving anatomy and doing studies and studies of the stuff. having to keep up with class kinda kept me away from that. and yes I am working on learning not to be afraid of value. trust me...
May 19th, 2008 #25
May 24th, 2008 #26
well, I took longer than expected. sorry, the daytime got away from me faster than I expected. well... here some stuff from my sketch book, it pretty much in chronological order except for a few mess-ups like the last one and the head talking about Loomis, they were don earlier on. the guy with the gas masks came right before the guy with the happy/sad nipples, and the Talking head came right before the guy with the censored butt. hopefully I'll figure this photography thing out soon.
oh, if anything seems a bit thin on the very left of the page that might be from the curve of my book.
iambanana- thanks for the compliments, your sketchbook is fine indeed.
June 6th, 2008 #27
Pb5- a little skate team couple friends of mine and I have going.
a design i did for it.
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September 15th, 2008 #30
sorry guys... I'm so damn lazy... at posting anyways
A design I did for a friend, done with alchemy and photoshop. it was for a T-shirt so I didn't really pump any effort into creating and environment or negative space to it. tah-dah!
Dannelf- thanks for dropping by and taking the time to post! I'm glad you liked my work!
tokotewhero- that guy is low riding fo sho! yeah, I've got issues with anatomy, but I'm working them out with every drawing I do so hopefully things will look a bit less... low ridingish? what evs.... a word that means what I did! thanks for the compliments though! I need all the fuel I can get!
Last edited by speedysam267; September 15th, 2008 at 09:47 PM. Reason: paying respect to those that dropped by.