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Thread: Super Skoda - Sketchbook
May 19th, 2008 #157
BRINKMAN!: I looked up Basil Gogos and he's awesome! Thanks for pointing me his way. His color and lighting is defiantly really neat. By the way, I'm still dying to know how the new shoes turned out.
Wasker: Thanks! I'm still a bit insecure about by comics stuff so that means a lot.
Glassjaw: Thanks! Like I just told Wasker, that means a lot to me.
The Gurch: You got a deal! I only ask that you sign all the blank checks and in exchange, I'll sign every page in my sketch book.
jMarkus: Thanks! That was really fun and the stewardess was like "Can I get you an extra soda!" I was actually inspired by James Jean's awesome airport drawings (His are a lot better than mine). Check them out here: http://www.processrecess.com/index.php?uid=A72BEB and http://www.processrecess.com/_fullsi...469_detail.JPG
Here's some from this weekend. I thought I'd try taking photos to see if the presented the sketchbook better. I think I prefer scans.
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May 20th, 2008 #160
man that cat womans nice!
oh and id give you the deed to my house for your sketchbook.
May 24th, 2008 #161
I love your works! especially the ones with brush pen!
thank you for your kind crit and comment on my sketchbook. I would return the favor, but I see nothing to crit! XD
sketch blog : http://www.littlewitchcurry.tumblr.com
May 24th, 2008 #162
I saw you flew to portland. I lived there my whole life growing up. I had a question about mixing for large areas of dense color. How do you do that? :> thanks
SketchBook Chris Yoakum?
May 24th, 2008 #163
bakatron: It's a deal!
curry23: Thanks! Your stuff is really nice.
MonkeYoakum: Cool! Portland is really neat. I had never been there before and I can't wait to go back. As far as mixing water colors go, (and I know this sounds overly simple) I try to use a bigger brush. That way I can load it up with more color and more water and mix more paint. However, I think the more important thing is to not worry about matching the color exactly. Try mixing small batches and let them run together on the paper. I like to work fast and I really like the way different colors will run together, making new colors that I would not have come up with otherwise. I'm also trying to avoid large areas of flat color because that hardly ever happens in the real world. I hope that answers your question.
These are from a pretty old book of mine. I was thumbing through it this morning and I thought the Homer Simpson stuff was pretty funny. I guess I was trying to do a more realistic version. It's some serious nerd shit.
May 24th, 2008 #164
Great sketchbook. You know Chris Ware's work?
May 24th, 2008 #165
Yeah. My sketch books used to be page after page of unfinished half heads. I kind of looked at sketch books as a way to save doodles. Then I picked up the Acme Novelty Date Book! That guy is a genius. I used to look at every freaking day. It totally changed the way that I approach my sketch books. I spend more time trying to get a finished pieces in my books now. And trying to focus ideas into something tangible. I owe that guy a lot.
May 26th, 2008 #166
May 26th, 2008 #167
Great tip, seems like a no brainer your right. Should I worry about keeping my little cubes of color pure? Or can I take brown and mix it over yellow. I dont want to screw myself over in the end. hmm maybee I should pick up a watercolor book. Thanks for posting old stuff, its a great way to see how you have improved. I can relate to your old level, so it gives me inspiration to keep working and achieve, thanks.
SketchBook Chris Yoakum?
May 26th, 2008 #168
May 26th, 2008 #169
Great stuff. Love the Homer work and the cat woman.
And a big fan of the illustrations.
Thanks for posting your work, and I hope to see more soon.
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