Sketchbook: Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

Join 500,000+ Artists

Its' free and it takes less than 10 seconds!

Join the #1 Art Workshop - LevelUpJoin Premium Art Workshop

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 393

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0

    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Hi there
    I'm Marlisa, 18 years old now (turned 22 (omg i'm getting old) on May 3rd).

    After browsing around for more than a year, I've decided to start my own sketchbook over here.
    To be honest: I'm not really the sketching-type of person...
    When I want to draw or paint something, I don't make any studies before I start with the project itself. Yeah I know, that's not really a good thing, but I can't help myself, haha.


    I'm a student at the academy of Fine Art, in Amsterdam. (not anymore... stupid art academies).



    x Marlisa


    P.S.: My english isn't that great, so if I make some weird mistakes... don't laugh at me

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by Marlisa; April 15th, 2013 at 03:16 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Long Island, NY
    Posts
    748
    Thanks
    4
    Thanked 80 Times in 77 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I am impressed that you do not do studies before finishing pictures! That is a super portrait. I would make the form shadow on the hand lighter to separate it from the values of the cast shadow and the hair. In real life, it might be the same, so I could be wrong.

    Also, post bigger images!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Edit: @ eminkey2003: thanks for the compliment and the tip

    l'll start with the only sketch/drawing thing I could find on this computer (my computer crashed a while ago, so most of my scanned work is gone... -_-').
    I'll scan more drawings and sketches later this evening.

    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    from ref.

    His hand and his hair hasn't turned out that well, but I like his mouth and nose
    I used the picture to practise on tinted paper with black graphite pencil for shadows and white pastel pencil for highlights.


    x Marlisa

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I've found two old drawings somewhere on this computer today:


    Steve from Neo-celtic band OMNIA (so it's NOT ozzy or someone like that... )
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Me with my precious nikon:
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    I know, the proportions are a bit weird
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Not finished yet
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    All from ref.

    x Marlisa

    Last edited by Marlisa; July 5th, 2008 at 04:21 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Acrylic painting on canvas 40x50 cm.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    a Teeming Metropolis
    Posts
    1,193
    Thanks
    21
    Thanked 137 Times in 105 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I really like your work I think you might need to push your values a bit more -- intensify those darks!

    Show us more of your stuff; can't wait to see!

    Look, see! Nifty art! http://www.conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=99803

    Hey! Check out my blog here
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Posts
    3,048
    Thanks
    3,169
    Thanked 1,256 Times in 910 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    that first portrait's incredible.
    I hope you make it to the academy in Utrecht. :]

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    1,644
    Thanks
    73
    Thanked 393 Times in 360 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Hi Marlisa,
    Nice works you got here so keep posting .
    I'll try to check back later.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    @ AmontilladoAg: Thanx!
    I'll try to do that a bit more, next painting.
    @ a la bapsi: Thank u

    About the art academy in Utrecht: there was no more space for more students next year. So, after I searched for more schools and didn't found any interesting things, I decided to take a break...

    ..but then ofcourse, I got a call from the art academy in Amsterdam; that they decided that I could do the whole year all over again

    No break for me this year I guess

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    New Zealand, Wellington
    Posts
    550
    Thanks
    133
    Thanked 108 Times in 103 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    nice stuff, is the black graphite just really dark pencil like 8b or is it like a charcoal pencil? keep it up. good luck with you studies.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  11. #11
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    The grey-ish parts are 6B, the black parts are done with some kind of greasily charcoal. Really hard to erase

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to Marlisa For This Useful Post:


  13. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europe
    Posts
    1,598
    Thanks
    151
    Thanked 163 Times in 87 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Great stuff Marlisa,
    Ofcourse the first portrait is absolutely awesome. You could definitely sell stuff like that.
    The painting is also beautiful. I love the girls' hair, so many colour variations and nice highlights, must have taken a while to paint!
    I guess it's good that you can do the year over at your school right? And it will probably be easier now that you've already done a lot of assignments and stuff?
    As a crit: I'm not sure but it looks like you tend to make the mouth a bit too small on your portraits. Also watch the placement of the mouth very carefully. Often when something seems off on a face and you can't figure out what it will be the mouth being a bit too much to the left or right.

    Oh well, great stuff, keep posting!
    Love
    Marleen.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  14. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thanks for the crit that's absolutely true.
    When I was about to toss the painting out of my window, I finally saw what was wrong with it. The distance between her eye and nose and her mouth wasn't right... I don't know what I was doing when I painted that -_-'

    Her hair was the most fun to paint, maybe because it went so well

    About my school: Yesterday I've heared that the teachers thought another year would be really difficult for me, because they had doubts concerning my talent... according to them I don't have any

    I guess... another schoolyear would prove that, wouldn't it?

    I'm working on a new painting (portrait) for a few days now (5 days non-stop... ) and I hope I can finish it today.


    x Marlisa

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  15. #14
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    After 5 days of non stop painting... I couldn't bring myself to finish the painting today. I had to do something else than that.
    So, here's an update:

    Portrait of my cousin Mungledi:


    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::



    Her left eye and cheak looked a bit strange.
    Because of her eye, her teeth seemed to be too small, but now I've moved her eye, her teeth don't seem that small anymore

    I think her face is ok now... only have to do her hair/shirt/background


    x Marlisa

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  16. #15
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Posts
    5
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Nice sketches!! Keep em coming.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  17. #16
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    tekirdağ in turkey
    Posts
    613
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 88 Times in 86 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    wow nice jobs ilove your painting s

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  18. #17
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    Karachi
    Posts
    356
    Thanks
    43
    Thanked 56 Times in 56 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    its all very cool!! dont slow down... keep em coming!!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  19. #18
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Posts
    934
    Thanks
    250
    Thanked 204 Times in 166 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    you are doing a great job here, the paintings from ref will help u a lot with building your own visual libery

    keep it comming 'n rocking

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  20. #19
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thanks to you all
    I know I really must draw a lot more... But I can't find the time for it right now (even in my summer holidays i'm extremely busy)

    I finished the portrait of my cousin yesterday:


    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    It always looks different on the photo's
    Very annoying.



    More sketches/drawings/paintings coming!

    Last edited by Marlisa; July 16th, 2008 at 07:30 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  21. #20
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Hi!

    I've scanned some old drawings yesterday to put on my website.
    All made last year:


    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::
    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  22. #21
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Posts
    618
    Thanks
    226
    Thanked 211 Times in 189 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Keep up the good work! Maybe the mouth of this one is too small --- mannietaf

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  23. #22
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europe
    Posts
    1,598
    Thanks
    151
    Thanked 163 Times in 87 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Ooooh love love love the portrait! Very nice!
    I really like how you painted it, the mouth especially turned out great. But the rest as well..

    One tiny nitpick: the picture you painted it from was overexposed. This means you're copying the flaws of photogrography onto your painting. It looks really nice on the light parts, but the skin looks a bit weird brownish (which I guess is her actual skincolour?) on the right side because of the overexposion these two don't really look right, but they probably don't already in the original photo. So I guess this has nothing to do with your technque, more with choosing reference pictures (although I do think she looks really nice and spontaneous on the painting, so this might have been the best picture).

    Well great stuff
    I'll keep coming by here every now and then.
    Gotta update my sketchbook now

    Love
    Marleen

    P.S. Have to tell you once more how much I love the ballerina in "pittkrijt". It gives such a nice effect on the tutu!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  24. #23
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    @ clanlord: yeah I get what you mean. At first, I didn't want to draw the mouth because it looked already kinda weird on the photo... but it's even weirder to not draw it if you've already drawn the eyes and nose. So I kinda screwed it up and I don't dare to draw any further (I've had some trouble with translating this, so I'm sorry if it's weird...)
    @Marleen: Thank you! You're too kind
    And about the portrait: I guess it wasn't that smart of me to use that photo for the portrait. But my uncle wanted me to paint that one, because it was the only one where she laughed spontaneously
    And about the brownish dark right side of her face: I think I rather like that part I don't know why, it just feels good or sometin...

    A very small contribution this time... I feel ashamed of myself, really.
    I've drawn more during the holiday's, but I'm afraid that the scanner will explode when I try to scan those horrible sketches -_-'
    Maybe I'll try it tomorrow..

    Marlisa's SB Traditionals --> April 15 :::


    Pffeww... it took me half an hour to translate this. I will never post anything at this hour no more (even had struggles with this.. -_-')

    Last edited by Marlisa; August 13th, 2008 at 06:36 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  25. #24
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europe
    Posts
    1,598
    Thanks
    151
    Thanked 163 Times in 87 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Oooh lovely!!
    Maybe the head is a bit too small, but after measuring I'm not so sure anymore. It looks good proportion wise anyways..
    Don't feel ashamed of your sketches, I guess it's good to have weak points and to be able to get better at them so you can actually feel better again because you improved?

    Keep it up girl
    I feel ashamed , didn't really draw much this vacation.. Just worked and worked some more.
    Love
    Marleen

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  26. #25
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Emonti - South Africa
    Posts
    2,449
    Thanks
    661
    Thanked 647 Times in 610 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Nice sketches and work here. Last one looks good but has some anatomy issues on the arm - stil a great piece tho - then for your painting in general try do some underpainting 1st instead of working stuff up into detail, piece by piece. Will make for more depth plus help tie in the pieces of your painting. Your current work method is more suited for pencil work to prevent smudging and such.
    Try build your painting in layes instead of pieces.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  27. #26
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Russia
    Posts
    1,499
    Thanks
    487
    Thanked 1,101 Times in 491 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Beautiful life drawing...keep it live

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  28. #27
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    the Netherlands
    Posts
    364
    Thanks
    55
    Thanked 128 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Tnx guys!

    A quick update:
    -first 3 drawings are done with charcoal and 'pittkrijt' (don't know how to call it in english). The assignment was to make some sketches together with another student of my class, and it had to be about the first time we saw each other at school.

    - next 3 are done in drawingclass @ school; we are practising still life this semester.
    The things I had to paint monday were so crappy, that i didn't recognised anything (a horse skull, a guitarcase and a bucket...) . Picture from still life at monday is attached...

    - the last 2 things are from the assignment: 'draw things made by humans (head subject is architecture)'... within an hour.


    x Marlisa


    Edit: All things are made on 100x70 cm
    Oh, and all things are made in real life, not done from photo or something (that's why I screwed up that still life painting )

    Attached Images Attached Images                
    Last edited by Marlisa; October 1st, 2008 at 02:39 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  29. #28
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    145
    Thanks
    59
    Thanked 13 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Your life sketches are beautiful!

    Keep it up!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  30. #29
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Utrecht, The Netherlands, Europe
    Posts
    1,598
    Thanks
    151
    Thanked 163 Times in 87 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Gorgeous work girl!

    I especially love the 'zwarte diamant', but the other stuff is good too I like the assignment you had to do with a classmate as well Nice interpretations.
    The architecture stuff is very good I think you definitely improved there
    On your first three images, something to work on might be to work a bit more with planes and shades (Ik bedoel euhm wat meer in vlakken werken, dan lijnen uitvegen).. Because I feel that the shadows and forms are slightly unclear, because from the rubbing of the charcoal the edges get really soft so the form doesn't read so well.. I hope you understand what I mean not easy to explain in English This applies especially to the pants and the face
    But I still really like the face, just don't be afraid of harder shadows and sharper shapes, because those really define the face.

    By the way: good that you're working so big It's really hard though I know ^^ so it's extra nice work, thinking of how big you had to make these.

    Thanks for stopping by in my sketchbook again I'll reply there later today ^^ so we keep different conversations in different sketchbooks (would be a bit weird if I answered your questions here perhaps..
    Anyways, see you around
    And keep working like this ^^ lovely work!

    Bye!
    Marleen.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  31. The Following User Says Thank You to NoŽ For This Useful Post:


  32. #30
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    I live in my Mind
    Posts
    725
    Thanks
    188
    Thanked 77 Times in 77 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    very nice. i like the soft shades in all of them. also, the moments captured within the presentation. keep up the value



    "EVERY GOOD PAINTER PAINTS WHAT HE IS" Jackson Pollock

    "I am obsessed with the process of creation" Zdzislaw Beksinski
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

Page 1 of 14 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... LastLast

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Tags for this Thread

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
  •  
Register

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
The Art Department
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook