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    good start man nice to see so many updates... as for a crit i would have to say two things about your enviroments, 1) atmospheric perspective is your friend embrace him 2) your color are clashing is certain areas, bust out the ol' color wheel, and go nuts. (this the kind of stuff i have had said to me because i had very similar issues)

    other than that keep the sketchs churning out and you'll be drop dead amazing in no time, good luck and keep post'n!

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    Taven thank you very much for your comments and crits really! The speed paints i am doing from refrense is more or less to build up my mind to capture a scene. Not only that but to build my skill of capturing it with speed. Most of the time i do a speed paint i am not planing to go back and work on it more but your comments for example on speed paint 1 i will deff keep in mind when i go to work a speed paint again if i have a similar situation. I also understand exactly what your saying about the bridge. I had some others tell me it was offsetting the peice as well when i get back into work on it heavely i will do altering to the bridge to give it more of a realistic look! Thanks again! Im going threw a huge i need to learn how to draw more things which are always good to embrase inbetween peices.

    Tooled!- Could you explain a little better? Im not sure exactly what you mean with the colors clashing and such ive never really had anyone teach me good about color. as for the atmospheric comment thank you so much!!! Ill keep working as hard as i can at it!

    These were some skull sketchs i did to practice.

    skull sketchs and studies

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    Well i tried uploading this with a blog and it didnt work. Grrr i need to make my effing website.

    speed paint.

    I suck at buildings.
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    Ok so more studying and here we are. I think i have created my best looking female character ever. I also think i created my best looking in motion sketch of a character as well.

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    For the female character-- I like how you're working on expression. The forearm and hand gripping the sword are also very nice! The proportions are a bit off; but nice work.

    For the motion character-- The proportions are also off here (hey, don't worry, practice will make perfect!) but details like the helmet feathering being sweeped back and the billowing cape add to the illusion of motion. I think it might be better rendered if his stride was longer.

    I'd suggest looking at some anatomy books or pictures and sketching them to get more familiar with the human form; a lot of artists do this, and spend time sketching various poses. If you look over the sketchbooks there's a bunch of examples.

    Keep at it; hope to see more stuff soon,

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    Once again thank you taven. Sorry i havent got anything up in the past few days the forums wernt opening up for me. Its ok thou i havent had a ton of time to do some awsome things anyways. You know their was a link that i was given once from conceptart.org that had hundreds upon hundreds of different models in different poses. One set i can really remember was a guy holding a gun that looked like a Rcp-9 i think its called and he was standing up on couch's and pretending he was actully in action and ive been searching and havent been able to find it. The guy was bald. So hopefully if someone reads this they can link it too me! I would love you. So anyways heres some sketchs i did the other day.

    First two are representations of Illidan stormrage. Warcraft fan ... sad to see the game moving to world of warcraft and forgeting about the awsome ness of warcraft its self. Last character was a female character i just drew.

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    I heart this depiction of him enchanting his sword. I drew this at work and got written up cous i hate my job so much and i go on break and get back to what i love to do ... draw.
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    Her arms are a little to short.
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    3rd peice for the free art group .... Its yours TAKE IT.

    Ok so some much needed improvement on this and now it looks sawweet. I think this might be one of the best peices i have done. Yeah the buildings till flat but seeing as how i really suck at them im starting to get a better build up so the next one will only be better. Hope you all enjoy.

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    How can i make my icon for the sketchbook appear? Like the litter avatar for the sketchbook?

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    I love the environments. Any particular method you use to figure out perpsective?

    As far as the people, the armor and detail is pretty nice, but they seem out of proportion.

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    not usually im starting too tho usin the line tool. Yeah i really really really need to find some good humans in dynamic poses to study. Know of any?

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    lol i miss when i got on after i did something and people commented lol

    Ok so here is me studying women SO WARNING NAKED WOMEN ... zomg close your eyes to reality ... cloths suck we should all be naked. Anyway a much needed study in learning to draw characters. Others stuff too not just nakedness.


    Working a scene. sorry first ones little hard to see i used lighter to represent atmospheric perspective.
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    Dread lord my favorite looking character from Warcraft although once illidan became a hybrid void lord i was like zomg illidan. But yeah remember the dreadlords yellow attack that shot a spray of freaky yellow green mist with bugs well thats what the bottom is representing a sketch of.
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    Creature.
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    One thing i liked is when i was studying most of these were clothed women that i used my own mind to try and uncloth them which i think really helped.

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    And to end it ... all that work on females led me to draw this wicked cool sketch.
    Basicly at work i was like yo dave lets create a character and so i started going threw a list of things like ... female or male ... imortal mortal ... human humanoid or other ... yada yada and we came up with this female character who basicly is a long living protecter being
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    So a old dragon i did got put in some devious dragon issue thing on deviant art and i was like yeah i can totally do a way better dragon now and so i did and i effing love it. Best dragon ive done yet.

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    PLEASE COME LOOK AT MY SKETCH BOOK AND CRIT supergreat.

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    hey nice sketchbook you got here
    looks like your digi work is coming along nicely, sry i can't crit i don't have that much knowledge about digital painting
    about your pencils, i would work out some anatomy kinks but that comes with studying. the main thing i noticed had to do with your line quality...right now your line is equal all around, i would play with it, the thickness, looseness and how you can describe different things with different line, i can see you are trying but i would push it even further, i think it would it would really add to the life and depth of your sketches, pushing the contrast will help as well
    keep up the good work man, you took a big step with that last dragon
    keep up the updates!

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