Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 63
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts

    Ayla P.'s Sketchbook

    Hi all! I decided to go ahead and stop being shy and make a sketchbook thread. It'll take me a little bit to get my newest works up here, so for starters I'll post a couple of my favorite older pieces.

    I'm only 17 (June 22, 1990), I'm a senior in high school right now, and looking for a good art college to go to for hopefully Special Effects Design.
    I've been learning how to draw since I was about 5, knew that's what I wantde to do with my life, but didn't see it as anything but a hobby because I didn't think I could make a living off of it (yes, I really did think about that kind of crap when I was five years old...that's probably why I act like a child now.). Then when I was 11, I found out I could do art professionally, so I've been teaching myself every day since then. I've been self-taught completely up until I started my senior year (retarded, I know, but they always took me out of art classes...even though I need 4 to graduate...). So anyway, crit hard please, I want to learn as much as I can! (Duh)

    Anyway.

    This one is Sarah and Jareth from Labyrinth
    This one was done January 4, 2007.

    Attachment 296063

    And this one is a picture of John Wayne for my grandmother. (My camera took a not very nice picture, but it was the best I could do for the moment D: )
    This one was done June 8, 2007.

    Attachment 296065

    I know there's a lot of mistakes with these, and I can see a lot of them, but please tell me some mistakes you guys see with them. I'm sure I can't see all of them, so any crits would be lovely.
    Last edited by aylap; March 10th, 2008 at 01:35 PM.
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    This is one I did for art class. It's V from V For Vendetta (my favorite movie) It was one of my first times using India ink and a calligraphy pen, so I think it turned out pretty good. Again please, any critique would be helpful on this one. I know the anatomy is a little off (I used a reference picture from another artist who made those mistakes, and I didn't have time to fix them D: ), but I need help on maybe some ink technique. I really liked working with it and I want to do more ink pictures in the future.
    Done on December 7, 2007.
    Attachment 296448

    And this is a 3 minute doodle I did with my little brother and sister when they were trying out window markers. I wanted to test them out too.

    Attachment 296450
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    This is something I drew a while ago. Decided to slap some color on it and shade it in Photoshop to demonstrate how to use the burn/dodge tool to someone. No, the picture is not traced, the only thing that was referenced was the face. It's my own creation of what Deadpool would look like with a symbiote. Shaded in about a half an hour, I'd say, so it's not too well done. Wasn't meant to be, it was just for a demonstration.

    Attachment 303601
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    I live in my Mind
    Posts
    725
    Thanks
    188
    Thanked 77 Times in 77 Posts
    very nice, nice work with the dodge and burn tool. focus on the details and shading. give the darkest the most depth and the lightest with lines. dont over do your work with lines, only shades.
    For the Vendetta drawing, it couldve been better without the outline, just the shades and the lighting. hope this helps


    "EVERY GOOD PAINTER PAINTS WHAT HE IS" Jackson Pollock

    "I am obsessed with the process of creation" Zdzislaw Beksinski

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to l0stinth0ughts For This Useful Post:


  7. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Wild wild east!
    Posts
    1,560
    Thanks
    39
    Thanked 503 Times in 415 Posts
    Ya deadpool is a cool character , but he looks kinda massive for a deadool-symbiot. My advice is shrink his muscle mass , his hands to and draw like muscle texture over and burns like you know , deadpool has burns . Try to think of him as a deadpool on steroyds , but more like spiderm man when he got a symbiote. But my first advice wold be , work your anatomy , draw more gesture poses ...

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to Giorge For This Useful Post:


  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    Thank you guys for the help!

    Yeah, I've been working on my anatomy for awhile since the last picture was drawn, been trying to get everything down. I've even just finished an anatomy class so hopefully that will help some too. And with the V drawing, I used a direct reference and wasn't really putting much thought into what I thought the picture should have, it was mainly just to experiment with ink. I hadn't really used it until then. But next time I do a drawing like that I will definitely keep that in mind! Thank you guys so much for the help, I need it!
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  10. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    I live in my Mind
    Posts
    725
    Thanks
    188
    Thanked 77 Times in 77 Posts
    mmm great, just keep posting and ill keep swinging in and dropping a few lines for ya.


    "EVERY GOOD PAINTER PAINTS WHAT HE IS" Jackson Pollock

    "I am obsessed with the process of creation" Zdzislaw Beksinski

  11. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    This is a cover I'm doing for my manga I'm making (school project). This is about 7-8 hours of work total, so far.

    I know the anatomy isn't the best, but I'm learning

    Attachment 310294
    Last edited by aylap; February 24th, 2008 at 01:33 AM.
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  12. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    Alright, this is what the finished version of my manga cover is. I might make some final minor adjustments, but other than that it's done!

    Attachment 311891
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  13. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    This is the first page of the comic. I know it has a hellva lot of mistakes, and I see a couple...though I think it might be too late to fix them (well, maybe not, since I just got a tablet ).

    I am really new to making comics/manga/whatever, and to inking said pages, so most of this is experimental stuff for me. If anyone could give me any crits, that would be really awesome. Please? Because I REALLY need to get better.

    Attachment 321980
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  14. #11
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Chile
    Posts
    1,593
    Thanks
    52
    Thanked 149 Times in 145 Posts
    the v its really good man! nice ink....mm and i suggest to change the font of the title in ur manga cover.....oh and in ur page i think u r using to many ink lines and everything get a little confuse...try to clean up those boxes....keep it up!!
    "dear diary:..jackpot" my sketchbook

    team chow

  15. The Following User Says Thank You to Dan Valkar For This Useful Post:


  16. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    Cool, thanks for the tips! I'll make sure to not make so many lines from now on and clean up the boxes. And I don't know what font to use...any suggestions on a certain style that would look good with it?
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  17. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    Here's a WIP of the second page:

    Attachment 324052
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

  18. #14
    Join Date
    Nov 2005
    Posts
    79
    Thanks
    12
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
    Study study study anatomy

    Then you can do the anime style stuff

  19. The Following User Says Thank You to mrdoom For This Useful Post:


  20. #15
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Florida, U.S.A.
    Posts
    265
    Thanks
    230
    Thanked 62 Times in 24 Posts
    I really do study anatomy, I draw from life (none of the sketches are here, though. No scanner and I don't really know how to take a good picture of my art D, I even took an anatomy class last semester on top of the 5-6 anatomy books I've read. Lol I know I need to keep studying (I'm not near as good at it as I want to be, of course), but this manga is a project for school that I have to do (senior projects...if I don't do it I fail the whole 12th grade.), so I'm hoping this will be a good learning experience to help my anatomy skills along with inking, digital work in Photoshop, drawing, ect.

    I know some things are off on the anatomy here, so will you help a girl out and point some out for me? I need to know what I need to fix and watch out for
    Ayla...being mispronounced since 1990

    Please. Help a charity case. Crit hard on my sketchbook.

    Check out my website, The Artful Geek!

    My Deviantart

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. SketchBook: Sketchbook, Sketchbook, Rolly Polly Sketchbook...
    By Teechan in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: August 17th, 2015, 05:41 PM
  2. Replies: 23
    Last Post: January 19th, 2013, 03:19 PM
  3. Replies: 9
    Last Post: November 2nd, 2012, 11:20 PM
  4. Replies: 12
    Last Post: August 27th, 2009, 11:38 AM
  5. SketchBook: Unknown Epiphany's Sketchbook/brand new sketchbook(Updated February 27th)
    By unknown_epiphany in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 195
    Last Post: February 27th, 2007, 10:43 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Developed Actively by the makers of the Best Amazon Podcast