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2ma2: Glad you liked it!
Creusa: Thanks, always happy to have people following along .
Here's a jeans study, stemming from the fact that if I need to master clothing I should probably start from the most commonly worn article ever.
A composition study thing for a painting I'm thinking of doing based on this cute young adult book about ponies and knitting. I think I still need to add something to the left. In case it's not clear the pony is acting as muse or kind of an inspiration.
Your sketchbook is absoluetly gorgeous, haha. I could scan through your art all day! I have nothing to critique you on, just keep posting.
Great sketchbook! I especially love the value thumbnails and the traditional paintings in the last page. Really good stuff!
Can't critique anything as nothing comes to mind. Keep it up
Your oil landscapes solid to me. I'm going to be trying the plein air alla prima thing soon myself. Keep posting!
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." -- Confucius
Elz: thanks .
purplegoat: Thanks, painting from life is awesome, but requires so much prep work! I'm planning to get a few actual oils of snowy landscapes this winter once the weather turns.
PHATandy: Thanks, that means a lot to me since I love your stuff!
This one is finally possibly done. Maybe.
Great idea in the last piece and nice realization/painting!
Cool sketchbook all in all!
My Sketchbook - Please take a look
Lovely SB ^^ rlly like the mood on the ghost of the flower guardian if you can call it that. Anywhooo... Keep up the great work, creature from the North ^^
Love the old witch stirring her cauldron; it has a really nice sense of depth, beautiful color palette, and the rendering of the face is really nice - detailed but still painterly. For crits, her hands feel a little unfinished, and the arms are very small compared to the rest of the body, especially the head.
Last edited by dierat; January 17th, 2012 at 03:54 PM. Reason: typos :/
Dierat: Thanks for the comment, you're totally right about the arms. I think I have this problem of having proportions okaysh when I start, but once I redraw parts with reference they sneakily get out of whack. I made the arms somewhat bigger, but wanted to keep somewhat dwarfish proportions.
Some progress on current work as well.
I just love the sunlight/shadow colours on that white dragon? piece, immediataly caught my eye. It's really shows how well placed colours can have effect even if there's not that much going on in the painting otherwise. : ) Those two witched are adorable, I really like your style on them. Keep studying, I need to catch some of that spirit..!
I like the storytelling-feel of your pictures.
Thanks for sharing!
A lot of varied studies, Nice!
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...&postcount=199 - The Girl with Fire, I like. But then I like all your moody colours, even in the studies.
I like your stories, as I do with a lot of conceptart patrons.
There's many more but, unfortunately, I haven't had time to run across them.
And I reckon keep doing those thumbnails/composition. They come in handy, at least for me.
Keep it creative and inspired!
Dahlium: Thank you, I'm glad some strorytelling does come through
vardoburrito: Thanks! I'm glad you think my colors are moody.
Drumroll! I have a few REAL sketches! Such a rare occasion.
Love trolls. I want to draw more of them.
I did some lizard studies since my last dragon, and had a little easier time sketching this one. Dragons are cool.
Character portraits from an Ars Magica campaign we started, first time I'm gamemaster!