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    Squirrels~Squibbles - Yikes

    So usual story, long time CA lurker etc. 21 years of age, I stopped drawing for a while and as a result became somewhat rusty x_x so i'm treating this year as some sort of fresh start.

    I mainly use traditional media, watercolour has always felt right to paint with for me (acrylic was too thick and dried too quickly, and oil...well I didn't want to have to wait for it to dry, lazy me) - but I used to shy away from the painting process, avoiding it whenever possible, probably from fear of it not turning out how I imagine! (and iv'e not been brave enough to step into the wide world of digital yet! (also my rat chewed my wacom pen to buggery))
    But no more!

    Been incredibly inspired looking over everyones sketchbooks, especially that of Mindcandyman's as many others have been - just shows there is a light at the end of that long tunnel - if you work hard for it.

    Enough blabbing I suppose.
    Onwards!
    Last edited by RedSquirrel; August 22nd, 2010 at 02:58 PM.
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    Ok, some studies first
    (also photos, sorry no scanner)

    I know my faces suck a bit ;(
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    Doodles from ze imagination..
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    The few recent paintings I actually have, including some not so good enviroments..
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    Oh, and a quick fantasy staff for my bf to model/texture:
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    A hare birthday card I painted for my mums birthday(she likes that sort of thing) and a wip, sort of an imitation of John Bauers style. Looking at it will remind me to never try and imitate anyones style again ;p
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    Some work for today, Bridgman studies -
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    Good work here. I especially love your watercolors. I instantly thought of John Bauer there :p

    keep it up
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    Awesome sketchbook!
    Even though, the strongest pencilwork is by far that "scary woman". If you could transmit that strength to the fairies, birdfolk and so, by darkening the shadows, it would be awesome. Try to "force yourself" to reach the darkest values of the paper.
    Really good work in here, keep it coming!
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    Hooray my first replies

    Gelvin ~ Thanks, yeah, Bauer is one of my fave golden age illustrators.

    Abrodos ~ I know what your saying, sometimes I get so into doodling with my HB that I forget all about the 5Bs and 8Bs ;p

    More stuff, thought i'd tackle some hands, one of my other great enemies which I generally leave out of sketches due to habit.

    Some Bridgman to warm me up, then various hand poses, thanks to Flickr. Flickr is your friend -
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    Well done with all the sketches, you got some great designs and I really like your watercolour works. Keep at it!
    Maybe try some still life stuff in pencil to help learn how to render the from and materials of differant things
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    Cheers kidult, definately do need to do lots of still life studies.
    20 min watercolour study of a tasty onion from my fridge(thank goodness for hairdriers)
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    Tut tut, not done much work in the past few days

    I decided to design a random monster.
    As usual, I set off painting not knowing what colours i'm going to use -_-
    It sort of worked out in the end, apart from the clouds looking more like some sort of fleshy substance(so said mum).
    Mixed media, About 4 hours total.
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