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    mah sketchbook. updated 26 Aug

    these are from my college sketchbook.
    the ink pieces are done with a nib and ink "quill" thing, with a broad edge. it was the first time trying this tool and it was hard to control the ink at first cos u had to keep dipping it in ink, but i think i got there ok in the end. very fun to use and i think i prefer it more than a pen. they were drawn in ink streight off the bat so they are quite innacurate.

    will be updated when new work is completed. crits always welcomed

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    An extremely nice start.

    The painting looks great!

    post more?

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    He really nice stuff.
    Looking really good, paintings looking amazing.
    Just keep it up

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    Lakka: Thankyou.
    lilnebo: Cheers man.

    A few more things. I had another page of scans but I deleted it somehow.

    mah sketchbook.  updated 26 Aug

    Quick facial studies in acrylics, ref'd from photos I took but I tweeked them around some. Preps for a painting.
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    a break from college work.
    self portrait from the mirror.

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    head study for a painting. acrylics with glazes of oils on top

    mah sketchbook.  updated 26 Aug

    edit: also went over the first painting in a glaze of yellow oil colour

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    sort of a cross between the jewish bride by rembrandt and my own refs. another study / speedy paint:

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    another self portrait. was a bit sloppy and lazy with this one

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    WIP. an 8 by 6 foot painting im doing for college work.

    really finding it hard to keep up the mood for painting, but its making progress.

    the shine will hopefully be removed once i apply a matt varnish to it when its complete

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    first attempt at oils. pretty shoddy but i think i picked up a couple of things. i'm gonna define the lights more once its finished drying.

    i could really do with buying a drying media for the next attempt.

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    Just wanted to drop in to say i like your ink and wash drawings. They're probably your strongest work in my opinion. Keep it up.

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    ArtZealot, thanks man

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    refd from an ingres sketch
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    Your really good with those inks guy, got me inspired to pull mine out now!

    For the paintings, its really hard to make out exactly what they are, is it because of the camera or is it you really just paint them that dark?

    Hope to see you post more.
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    I really like the Ingres sketch pic -- very nice

    Master studiez for the win Keep it up!!!

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    Andrew: Haha, awesome! And nar, they are supposed to be low lit / dark. Just something i've been trying out for a couple of months.

    AmontilladoAg: Cheers man.

    Something i'm just trying out:
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    can't believe this sb doesn't have more comments! love the lines on the last ingres' study. the only crit i can think of is on the last guy, his eyes seem a bit too large/cartoonish for the rest of the realistic looking face. but that's very minor.

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    hehe, thanks moroi.

    selfportrait in photoshop:
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    hey you have alot of talent and i wish you good luck with being a painter
    your pictures are so outstanding and again
    you have alot of talent

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    thanks Kobra.

    really starting to get into oil paints now. theyre awesome to use. still trying to get used to it though.

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    My sketchbook is more-less on hiatus because i'm working mostly with oils. But here is a non nonsensical cartoon

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    it's been more than half a year O: i'm dropping my fine art course to practice and become a better illustrator and painter.

    a misc array of things; paintings and illustrations.

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    nice work, the oils are coming along nicely, I really like your inkwork too.

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    The scanner killed the colours in the SP and made it way too dark. :/

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    Nice bridgeman hands. You've done some good copies of master works here in your SB. I especially like the Ingres sketch copy & the almost-the-jewish-bride piece.

    Keep on working.

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