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924 rocks. It's been ages since I've checked this book out and you are getting so fucking good.
I like your proportions on your alpha male body types. A lot of interesting chow entries and still life paintings.
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Your last pieces are nice. I like that one with a girl and a creature.
My portfolio http://lucaspandolfelli.blogspot.com/
Finally finished http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=238380
I'm loving that last piece,some things I noticed though:
Watch out for tangents. I think you have one at the end of the sword and her hip/leg. It's one line. Rotating the arm a bit would fix that so the scabbard moves aside. Then it will also be easier to paint it .
I also think her head is too small. Your head is wide (back in space) but the features of the face are small.
I would also give the viewer some more space to breath. Maybe give them some foreground. Sky or some space at the right and left of the painting.
Hope this helps a bit !
kickass studies man.
Note to self - Do not try to invade your house.
Art so far SketchBook
Thanks for you comments omerta, all these stills and studies are lookin real good man I like the sargent one on the last page, theyve certanily developed well looking at all your progress. The only thing I see holding some your personal stuff back is the anatomy, but you probably know that keep studying, cheers!
alexson- Thanks alexson you have been putting in alot of hard work in your sketchbook aswell. I wana study how light interacts with everything!
Kungfoowiz-I did move on from that still life all the perspective and forms where so wonky and off. Will work on my brush work instead of rendering so much. Thanks for the crits man its always appreciated.
teapo-Mike! thanks man yeah been so busy try to get a balance with everything. Muddy colors man colors are a whole new world still for me X3
Maybe doing more oil painting will help out the understanding of how color works.
Black Spot-ah yeah I did give up on the still life haha. Started a new bust study thats going horribly wrong. Looking back I should have kept with that still life! Thanks for stopping by
ThomasM-haha fersher it is annoying at times. Sometimes when I look at something for a really long time I start to over see whats actually wrong in the painting XD Thanks for dropping by man
Vritra-Thanks will keep trying to study how light and color interacts with stuff. Still such a trip for me lol will keep at it though. Warm and cool play ah! need to do more of that aswell.
Elz-Thanks you ^^ and no problem its cool seeing all the art on here sketchbook esspecially.
AubreyOwley-No problem! haha anytime but ah still get frustrated with style not sure where im going at times. Just been trying to get as much into the world of these characters as possible. Thanks for stopping by
Jager-no problem man thanks for dropping by here Jager
batcustard-dang bat custard thats an awsome name man! haha but yeah still trying to keep this sketchbook alive! The journey isnt over
Pigeonkill-thanks man but there actually for the teen challenge. To be honest havnt done 1 chow yet O.o once this challenge is over will have to see whats up there seen some eye popping topics
Luk999-Thank you Luke! so much stuff off with that dragon hunter peice looking back at it. renderd it way to much i think XD perspective makes no sence either.
Hyptosis-Thanks dude! Will try and keep at it thanks for the encourgment
Lyno-Sup Lyno thanks for the crit man. Yeah tangents theres so many in all my paintings haha XD Alot of stuff is so wonky. Will keep that in mind if I go back to that painting. will have to see what you have been up to man
LM.-yup tottaly understood ya LM. been trying to make sure my shadows are more saturated. Really should see if my monitor is calibrated its probly so off haha XD thanks for stopping by man always appriciated
JoeS-Sargent is such a trip to me O.O his works are just amazing so much life but there so loose! ah could go on so much about that guy. But aye! Anatomy i need to start working my on that so much more! been slacking like crazy on anatomy to be honest. thanks for stoping by joe have a good one.
Swordhand-Swordhand interesting name haha could see that being used on a character. But thanks man! will try and keep at it
in2eternity-Thank you will drop by your sketchbook sometime
Thank you again everyone for the crits and comments its always appreciated
Heres what ive been up toos
~3 quick kinda plein airy color studies
~Jhon William Waterhouse study one of my favorite artists. doesnt even compair to the orginal alot more work to be done. If you hear me up there Jhon! sorry for making your painting look like crap! XD
~Last teen standing final round entry
Last edited by Jamie Romoser; November 28th, 2010 at 10:09 PM.
Awesome updates man!The last one is epic!Awesomely rendered!Keep it up man wanna see more!
Wonderful update bro! Love it, the master study is superb, and that TC is epic! Your best yet I'd say!
Colour studies are sweet as too, nice strokes But I'd still say to watch your edges, even if its a study
Keep it up Jamie, your leveling up like anything!
Cameli-Thanks dude yeah still trying to find a balence with like rendering stuff out and keeping some stuff up to the viewers imagination.
JailHouseRock2-Hey thanks alot Matt yeah edges must pay attention to that haha. Maybe will have to do some more studies up on edgework stil such mystery to me. Best wishes man!
a la bapsi-Bapsi! Thanks haha I still suck though X3 But your leveling up like crazy aswell! Keep burning those pencils and wacom nibs!
So gona try and do a daily study from photos, life and some old masters. Been getting really burned out working on longer renderd studies and need some refreshment!
heres a photo study for today. Recently been into working on 1 layer on studies. Also trying to make sure the painting reads as a thumbnail is what ive been interested in.
back to painting light
Last edited by Jamie Romoser; November 29th, 2010 at 09:37 PM.
Your LST submittion looks great Omerta, I wish you the best of luck in the competition
I wish I could give some constructive criticism, but you're miles ahead of me in skill. I'd really appreciate it if you could pop by my sketchbook though
Just was brooowsing, and wanted to say that I quite like your Demons/armored guys. They all have nice variation, and look chunky and mean.
Forrest_I-Thanks alot man haha if I atleast get a free vid I'd be happy so much information in just on of the massive black downloads. I'll drop by your sketchbook fosho!
Jaunay-thank you ^^ yeah the life studies are helping I think lol. Need to do more of them! Been thinking about moving my desk to the other side of the room so I can study some outdoor stuff. And yeah I'm really trying work as close to an oil painter would but digital. also need to do more oil painting been slacking XD
LadyLooLauren-Yeah demons are way fun to draw have tons of them litterd in my sketchbooks haha kinda cool cause you can just go crazy with the forms and stuff. Thanks for stopping by Lauren
more studies! these ones i really enjoyed kinda felt more going with the flow. I'm really trying to capture as much information with as little strokes as possible.
Some studies i do feel so lifeless and eh when i paint them
~Richard Schmid study. Man cant even get close to what hes able to do with paint. I'm really suprised how flowy and fast this study was dont get that to often where it feels like that.
~Photo study of one of my favorite artists Frank Frazetta. Rest in peace Frank! Hope your living the worlds you dreamed and created up there.
By the way I started a live stream
you can see both of these studies and hear my random music XD
for the Richard Schimid study once I write BRB just skip to the next video cause i dont come back to fast haha
have a good one everybody see you tommorow
Last edited by Jamie Romoser; November 30th, 2010 at 04:06 PM.
Thank you for visiting my sketchbook OmertA... I really want to keep updating soon so please if you can stop by and leave me some feedback/pointers on some of my pieces it would be great. You have a ton of great work and your feedback will be greatly appreciated. Thanks mate! Keep Rockn!
Wow that teen challenge poster was very nicely done great work.
Check out my sketchbook and comment/crit while you're there =)
Nice stuff man!
I like that you did a watercolor landscape there, you should do more
Self Portrait Thread
whoa, that teen challenge piece is beautiful!
tintaymanchas- hey no problem Rockee and I will keep an eye out for your updates thanks for droppin by man
Parsakoira-haha thanks dude! lol though it feels like im going in alot of circles all the time. Need to focus more! Been killin it in your sketchbook man
Quigleyer-Yeah trying to work on my brush work. I want to kinda want to have like an abstract realistic style but im failing horribly at it X3 I either render stuff to much out or keep it to loose. Need to find a good balence of both. thanks for stopping by
BAMeyer-Thanks man I had a good time working on it. Though its pretty cliche like the knight is eh a design thats been used a million times. O well hope my voice in my art starts to come out I donno though. So much stuff goes into art ahh its mind bogling lol.
Unlink40-Thanks you have a great sketchbook going yourself man. I'll have to bust out the old water colors and do some more stuff
1986-dang cool name man haha didnt know you could have a name with all numbers O.o but thanks dude means alot.
~Sargent study today not very pleased though. If Sargent saw this he would punch me in the face for butchering it so much X3. His colors and brush work always trip me out.
you paint armour damn good sir. damn good.
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