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    Gaius SketchBook 21/08/09 update

    Its about time I opened a Sketchbook here and started sharing some of my doodles and stuff.

    Always appreciate help when I can get it.

    Something Monstery I did today for the heck of it and an EOW

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    Last edited by Gaius; August 21st, 2009 at 06:44 AM. Reason: update
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    Gestures

    A couple of 1 minute Gestures and 2 x 10 minute sketches.

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    Nice work man, gestures look wicked and I love the mosters too! More more lol

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    Finally.

    Only the heart intrinsically noble can succeed...
    Check out My Sketchbook: Leave critiques, encouragement, and good jokes within.

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    Life drawing. Yay. I like how you use the conte? Charcoal?

    Nice work!

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    Thanks Guys

    Blythe I used an 8B pencil on rough paper. I like the grip it has.

    Tried a few new techniques with this one:

    A Future Marine Trooper, Designed for Harsh off earth Enviroments.
    The Suit can with stand extreme tempertures ,Acid rain, toxins and heavy arms fire.


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    Finally man! So I can give up clicking on that "Jelly Tots x 1,000,000" (??) hoping for a sketchbook to appear...

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    revenebo Lol Thanks man, Love you lots like.......... P


    SOme more fast Gestures

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    Wow, you are awesome. Those gestures have good lines. The future marine is good too~

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    Quick update

    On Patrol

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    A quick environment 2 Hours

    Home

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    Awesome dude 5star work!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AlexTooth View Post
    Awesome dude 5star work!
    Cheers thank you

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    whoa. (good whoa) I dig your gestures, i feel the motion as well as accurate as possible, and with a sense of light with your light and dark lines, thats what I'm striving for! as for your paintings, definitely awesome, love the textures you put into them. the enviros are great!

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    great paintings dude! i like the way you use light and colors to describe form.
    Ill check back on you soon Gave you 5 stars btw, you earned it

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    "The fall of Atlantis" is great! and so is all your other stuff.
    Subscribed to this thread, post more!

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    Glad to see you made a sketchthread! Your enviros are breathtaking, got a full folder of them so I can study them, real beauty there. It's also nice seeing something else from you, those gesture have so much power to them, really good stuff. 5 stars from me!

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    jermonster , DStraX , Braintree , AsaB : Thanks Folks.

    A couple more life drawing gestures from yesterday evening

    Probably not that successful, but we all have on and off days. Also its been a couple weeks since I had a female model. Hopefully they will start to pull together a bit more over the next few sessions.



    SO here we go 1 to 10 min gestures

    Also a little bit of a WIP Enviroment I will post the finished version this evening if I am not tired to finish it after work.

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    woow awsome stuff!
    So much rythm in those sketches i could almost start dancing
    u rock! KEEP IT UP!

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    Loving the forms that come through the gestures keep up the good work!

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  22. Nice work man!

    Don't call me evil, it ain't PC!

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    Almost Fin

    Temple of Courage

    Too tired to finish it completely this evening.

    A little sketchover to show what I am planning to do it with it.

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    The leviathan of the EOW finally shows his underbelly. I like the way you always sneak in those symbolic white bird flocks of freedom - they help intensify the largeness of scale and just increase the overall beauty of the presentation. Anyways, long live birds and long live this sketchbook.

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    Wow that one environment only took 2 hours? That's impressive! Atleast from my perspective. I really like your style keep it up!

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    YESSSS!!!

    Glorious amazingness! The Home environment is especially wonderful. I'd love to see a process or tutorial video from you someday.

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    The Temple of Courage

    Deep in the heart of the Dark Continent is the Temple of courage.
    Valiant Knights journey to the temple to prove thier worthiness within its walls. Facing many trials only the most courageous of warriors will survive the temple and cross the bridge to begin thier journey home.

    I am not happy with this, but a few things learnt, onwards and upwards as they say.

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    Very nice Gaius! Great work on the life drawing and the pogress on that enviro is great. Keep it up!

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    Another environment

    Vulgar` Leviathan? I dont think so, but thanks.
    darknight Practice Practice, I have a long way to go yet.
    Thanks for all your comments

    Cavern Flight Deck
    I had a quiet sunday and I spent an enjoyable day painting this image.
    The lighting is a little inspired by The Hudson river school painters who I greatly admire.

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    Awesome stuff you've got here, even tho i'm a beginner i'll let myself crit one thing (hope u wont hate me for that :] ) The Lion statues are turned too much to the right, to fix that i would turn them more towards viewer, or turn the huge lionface sculpted in the mountain more like you did it with lion statues,
    Best wishes, ICE

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    Enviro

    I like the grimness and contrast of subways stations in different districts of cities.
    This is one from a less affluent area.

    I tried to play with a theatrical style of lighting and also to try and create movement in a static enviroment.

    I painted this over last weekend.

    ps:
    I think the image is abit stale and not a very exciting piece, more an exercise, so I have decided to smash it up a bit and do a paint over, add a monster ripping it apart! WIll post soon.

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