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    iamgAle.sketchbook. update 8/25/08


    Welcome. I am gale and I'm new here in CA and I have decided to make a sketchbook.

    So for my first post, these are some old stuff. All traditional. I don't have anything new to show. I need help in color theory, character design, environment, perspective when it come to bodies, and atmosphere. hehe

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    I'll post some digital art later. ^^
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    oh wow, your artwork is beautiful! you put my art to shame immediately. D:

    sorry, I dont have much to say but that. I just wanted to say something.

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    Hey man , you got some beautiful stuff there. It catches the eye.I realy realy like the first one you got realy nice pencil skills.
    I have the same problem i dont know shit about colors ive been doing grafik stuff all my life so ill recomend you this for a begining --> http://huevaluechroma.com/
    Im just strating to read it.

    good luck
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    gale,

    theres some really nice work here. insofar as the stuff you need help with, i can't really crit yet because i'd need to see some work with concepts, perspective etc. i think your color theory is good from what i see here, i think you have a great sensibility with a pencil and you can really play with line-weight. i'd like to see some more of your work, that first picture is the winner!

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    hehe I know, I don't really do things which i don't know how to do. I don't have any work regarding perspective and the other things which i need help on because I'm too pathetic to do them knowing I would fail. *I am pathetic*

    ...but that's before. Now i want to try new stuff so i can finally develop what I have. Its just that I haven't done anything yet. ^^;
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    - "there's only one sun" by wong kar wai

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    m y s k e t c h b o o k

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    Another post:

    hehe

    My old stuff again. These aren't my best works. These are the work which I don't really like but I'm not sure what's wrong with them. Anyways I don't intend to change or make some improvements on these but I would just like to show these for critic. So this is how i do things. There are a lot of things wrong here and I tend to do the same mistakes again. ^^; They're somehow in manga style, I guess faces are easier to draw in manga.



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    I think all your stuff is alright but i just dont like manga.
    Would like to see some traditional art.

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    thank you for the link! and I only have a few traditional art lying around. hehe I'll post them later. ^^
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    - "there's only one sun" by wong kar wai

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    m y s k e t c h b o o k

    m y g a l l e r y

    m y b l o g



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    Hey gale, welcome to CA

    Nice start! Your pencil drawings are my favourite, your line has a delicate feel to it that I like. I'd love to see more of those! Your coloured work is definitely good too, esp.the ones in your first post.

    From what you mentioned you needed help in, e.g. environments, atmosphere and colour, I suggest you do some speedpaints from photographs--not from imagination! At least to start with.

    Good luck with the drawing and keep posting
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    Update 3/13/08

    AsaB : thank you! I have been meaning to do some seedpaintings but I just don't know how to start. hehe I've never done seedpaintings before because I spend so long with my works, i just can't help it! but i'll try it anyways.

    ohomoho : hehe, I've noticed that a lot of people here are not fond of manga, hehe I just started drawing in anime style because I thought it was the easiest way to draw. I don't have much time on my hands to keep on drawing realistically. But I'll try my best now. ^^


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    there's only one sun and it travels the world everyday.
    - "there's only one sun" by wong kar wai

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    m y s k e t c h b o o k

    m y g a l l e r y

    m y b l o g



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    Hi Gale,

    Your off to a great start, I like the manga work but I would like to see you experiment with other styles and techniques. Keep posting!

    Quinn

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    I really like the very first one...

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    Colourful and cheerful products, nice! Looking good. Keep on posting you stuff. Cheers


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    You've got some good traditional stuff in your first post. The task is trying to get that knowledge that you get from drawing realistically to power your imaginative stuff. I think that you can start by doing studies from life to help better your knowledge and train you hand and mind to draw what you see. Colors seems decent, you just need some practice at picking colors learning how saturate and desaturate to give atmosphere in an environment. The four main things that I preach when it comes to environments is Design, Composition, Color theory, and Mood Setting. anatomy porportions and all that other good stuff comes along with doing things. M@ will tell you that, its all in the planning. Check out his work when you get the chance. YOu should be glad to have M@ posting in your sketchbook, that clown won't even post in my sketchbook, LOL. I'm Jealous. Keep working at it. I will keep you informed when I have been relenquished of my mentoring duties. Later and keep posting. XD

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