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December 12th, 2008 #1
Roger's Sketchbook - 2013 - <3
Hello everyone!!! Skip over the the last page , cuz this is just old pewp!
I started drawing october 2008 after i got a sketchbook from my girlfriend!
And i've been drawing and studying for over 2 years now.
I documented about everything i did in this sketchbook so you can clearly see from where i came and where i am now.. skillwise
Althought since a couple of weeks i realised that there are some mix ups with the photobucket thingie, and it shows different scans of drawings in posts that are older. ( this prolly isnt making sense )
But in some older posts it shows newer drawings, that dont rly fit in there ohwell! still lots of drawings :/
This is to practice my line, some blind contours:
This just sum scratchin
And i tried a digital painting
Last edited by RBeek; February 20th, 2013 at 05:21 PM.
December 12th, 2008 #2
An update with the stuff i made today:
I can't get my lips to look natural.. help
Some line practice.
Just for the fun of drawing
December 15th, 2008 #3
Nice start with your SB!
Keep doing those studies! They help a bunch.
Looking forward to the next update.
December 15th, 2008 #4
Another update today.
and two oldies :X
and 1 made out of boredom!
December 17th, 2008 #5
December 17th, 2008 #6
Awesome studies! I love the hands.
Big improvement! Keep it up mate!
December 18th, 2008 #7
December 19th, 2008 #8
While i was at work i found sum spare time to get my wacom out.. This happens like once a month Ill try it more often, since i rly got to practice drawing with this thing..
Anyway here is the result for like 30mins wacomming in photoshop
Ill post my paper work later today!
Thanks and c you!
December 19th, 2008 #9
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December 31st, 2008 #11
Some digi stuff i did this morning,, all les than 15mins..
Wich is hardly noticeable *sarcasm*... I know it kinda sucks but please dont burn me completely off, im still very much a beginner crits and comments are ofc more than welcome Thanks !
totally slacked on the jaw.. sowy
Last edited by RBeek; December 31st, 2008 at 09:02 AM.
January 3rd, 2009 #12
Because you came to my sketchbook, and wrote there, I will return the favour.
There's definitely something going on here, what I like the most is the contours, the hands and eyes! They show that you have a good eye for forms.
Some character studies has a big problem (which you also found), the proportions. But somehow on the contours you find the good proportions, so what I think you should do is if you feel that the contours of a figure is not right, start over, and detail the stuff only when you think you've found the correct proportions.
The wacom/colour stuff: try to copy pictures you find interesting taken from the internet first, you have to practice colours the same way as the forms to get them right. Those digi pictures seem rushed and empty, so try to relax, try to find some kind of inspiration first, and then draw (you don't have to draw what you see, but inspiration is important).
January 5th, 2009 #13
Thank you for your comment. The problems you see in drawing with the pencil is the same i see to. The proportions are rly off from time to time
And the digi stuff,, yeah im practicing rly hard to get something done that actually looks like it. Thank you for your time! and comments
Here is some paperwork from the last few days.
This just for the wrists,, the rest it total crap imo..
Female waist practice
January 5th, 2009 #14
Your technique is pretty good man, just be more careful about your proportions!
Try & measure everything properly before you start shading.
I know it's tempting to finish things quickly, but you need to measure some stuff first or else you won't be able to make proper portraits or whatever.
Try drawing a bit more from life, your own hands can quite challenging
And the digital ones can only get better, the more you practice. Try watching some tutorials too.
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January 7th, 2009 #18
Good SB your anatomy is very good. I see progress i predict more progress
Your last enviro is off the hook.
Now isn't that cute ....
BUT ITS WRONG!!!
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January 10th, 2009 #21
Cool studies mate!
Keep up with bridgman, you learn a lot from them!
January 14th, 2009 #22
Nice work you have running here!
My comments...your line isn't bad, I suggest you to continue with blind contours and such, it's helping you a lot.
And keep on with Bridgman, it's helpful.
About your faces, I think you should exercise more on them, have you tried Loomis book?
Bodies seems to work better IMO, the only problem somethimes are the proportions.
By the way, an improvement is noticeable following your sb, so don't give up!
I have a sketchbook!
January 14th, 2009 #23
February 5th, 2009 #24
First off , i was so busy at work lately i slacked on drawing..
But projects are done and my time is clearing up again, thankgod
Sleep and drawing welcome back to my life
I tried digital paintings again and will upload some sketchbook pages later today.
These 2 are rather old:
and this i did yesterday with sum new photoshop settings.
I added some comments hope u can agree or disagree with me on it..
February 5th, 2009 #25
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February 9th, 2009 #28
those hand studies are AWESOME
definately improvement in this thread
Id love to see you work with softer pencils (6B or something). Might give your drawings more expression and learn you to have confidence in the lines you put on paper.
February 10th, 2009 #29
February 11th, 2009 #30
Here are some sketchbook pages from the last few days.
Friday i have an interview with an art academy Im scared as hell.
Since i only started drawing/painting since 4 months i dont have alot of complete works.. So i really hope they will be happy enough with a sketchbook and some canvas works Ohwell wish me luck
I know its pretty big,, sorry!