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    DJeevan marker sketchbook dump

    Hey, i'm a new member but a long time admirer of the incredible talent on this site.

    I'm posting some scans from my marker pad that I assembled together. Mostly life drawing, gestures, sketches from trailers, tv, and from imagination done over the past year.

    A lot of weak spots within the sketches that i'll attempt to fix or improve by the next post.

    Thanks for viewing!

    DJ

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    freaking awesome sketches.

    what kind of markers do you use?
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    Thank you BigZam!

    I'm using any dried out grey marker (20-30&#37 with a really cheap ballpoint pen. I'm actually getting the purple tint from smudging the ink with the dry marker.
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    interesting. primitive but effective.

    so any specific brand? or does it not matter?
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    Really nice! They all look really chiseled, haha, like stone. I like the two 300 ones where you've used other colours. Was that just because the colours for that movie/graphic novel are so iconic, or because you felt like it?
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    BigZam:

    no specific marker at all...just one that's dried up enough to smudge the ink around =)

    Daestwen:

    Thank you! and the color scheme for the 300 ones were just because the colors were lying around =)...and i'll make an effort to post more of the women from life drawing; they aren't as chiseled =D
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    Sketchbook update! Nov 6

    It's been a while and I've been scanning in some work...although for now, all I have are some really old sketches from life drawing that I never got around to posting...so here they are!

    I'll be posting the stuff from this year this week.

    Thanks for stopping by. =)

    DailySketches dump: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...hlight=djeevan

    Website: www.djeevan.com
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    Few more scans, studies from life drawing and skillfull huntsman!!

    Life drawing scans from the last two years (these will be the last post of life drawing scans for me - the next ones will purely be conceptual), random sketches, line art and a page of silhouettes. My personal training has been as an observational artist...and I'm quickly discovering the challenge of becoming a creative artist...=)

    My solution was to start small - by copying sketches from The Skillfull Huntsman and slowly branching off into my own designs...

    With a little more practice, my future updates will be solely conceptual, without references, and more in tune with the creative flow found on these forums...!

    thanks for viewing, all comments/crits/advice/suggestions more than welcome! =)

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    Digital Sketchbook Dump:

    http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...hlight=djeevan

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    I like the way you address planes in your portraits and figure studies. The Nov.6th post is my favorite of the lot, and the best example of planes, I think.

    I don't have much to offer in the way of crit. Your proportions seem fine, and you're doing lots of interesting and dynamic poses. Keep it up!
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    Another small update, Dec 4th

    Senira - Thank you for your comments, glad you liked the pen sketches. =)

    And one more small update of environment concepts after watching the feng zhu dvd on shot composition. Used this to do one digital concept that I attached on my digital sketchbook thread:

    http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...hlight=djeevan

    Thanks for viewing, all crits and comments are more than welcome. =)

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    Your work is very beautiful!

    I can't tell from your sketches, are all of your life drawings 100% ink, or do you ever lay down pencils to guide you?
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    Very nice sketches. Especially your marker-stuff. Keep on posting, i can´t waint to see more.
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    Nothing to say but...WOW!!
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