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    Icecold's sketch book, Why so Serious!?

    Hey there my name is Paul. I never studied art in any school or from any courses, i found few Nico Di Mattia's speed paintings on youtube, which inspired me enough to buy a tablet and here i am at CA! :]

    This road is long and i just started walking, so i hope ill get better and better the further i go

    Here's some ooooold stuff :[/B]

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    Icecold's sketch book, Why so Serious!?

    First portrait ever, from photo refference, he is a friend of mine.
    His pullover had like a bilion of stripes so i just made it simple

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    My first digi paint ever ( background is just a lame done filler ;P)
    I had no idea of blending and such it was before i found CA forums.


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    Done in haste caricature, (i know i failed at glasses

    Icecold's sketch book, Why so Serious!?

    And here it is, first exercise from Bumskee's thread, an ONION! ;D

    Icecold's sketch book, Why so Serious!?

    Hope You enjoy! Coments and Crits are welcome all the time!
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    that portrait shows a lot of skill. you realllllly need to push the darks though...if you did that, that portrait would be really amazing. I'm really surprised it's your first one!
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    Thanks for the advice, and yes it really is my 1st portrait ever.

    here's the one with adjusted levels and contast, it looks a bit less realistic in some places now however.

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    Ok another piece of of mine

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    and the mask itself a bit closer

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    And a quickly done abomination, just for fun:


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    Well done so far! why not combine the mask with that abomination thingie and some weird tubes...?
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    That would work together i think, thanks for the advice, but i'm planning to do something else. Since i didnt go to any art school i must learn the basics, perspective, pose drawing, anatomy etc etc. first, i found Andrew Loomis books in online versions, so i will soon begin the studying, hope i'll master the art itself oneday, thats my desire .
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    The adjusted portrait is a lot better, trust me. Values are one of the most important thing to describe a form and make it look 3 dimensional. Try to use bigger brushes especially when starting out on a portrait and block in the areas that share the same value, then go on from there...

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    Ok i decided to post some old unfinished stuff before i start my Loomis studies.


    It's a work in progress so.... ya know not done, obviously
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    I can't stop myself muehehe, another weird speed painting.

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    Some random stuff just to get back to shape in using a pencil once again :]

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