Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 13 of 23

Thread: Happy Satan's sketches - UPDATE 15.1.11

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts

    Happy Satan's sketches - UPDATE 15.1.11

    Hi everyone. I'm an animation student from Israel.

    I feel my drawing skills have come to a standstill, and after gathering courage for a few days, I've finally decided to delurk here and ask for your help and\or support on my journey to see how far I can go if I work a bit harder...
    I will spare you my nervous rambling and get to the drawings...

    Critiques, of course, are very much welcomed, needed, and appreciated.

    p.s. - these sketches are mostly from photo reference (cept for the colour ones, those are from imagination). I will scan in my model figure drawings later this week.
    Last edited by Happy Satan; January 15th, 2011 at 07:47 PM. Reason: update
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    more stuff... this is what i did trough last year's figure drawing class. mostly done in pen, by request of our teacher.

    i'd love to hear words of criticism from you folks... i really would!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    Some self portraits I did yesterday. first one looks nothing like me, the second two are a bit closer... any tips? anyone? please? pretty please? O.O should i upload a photo of my fabulous visage to help you judge?
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    602
    Thanks
    480
    Thanked 471 Times in 293 Posts
    oh hi and welcome to CA, you've got some very beautiful sketches there, I really like all your digital work (oh, and the self-portraits).
    With all kinds of drawings (life drawings, thumbnails, anatomy) you are already on a good way

    The only tipp I can give you is to chill out with your lines and try to either get more self-confidence and control in them or go into the other direction and have a precise but searching line. The linequality looks random now, most of the figures get that fuzzy look, this doesn't look good on quick gestures like the guitar player
    I just took a break to post this.
    But sometimes I also draw stuff
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Manchester, England
    Posts
    1,324
    Thanks
    1,505
    Thanked 668 Times in 592 Posts
    Stuff looks great, especially the pose sheet, the movement in that is incredible. I really like that first greyscale piece as well. I think line quality is the only thing I can see that obviously needs work, but I think a lot of tht comes with confidence.
    Oh, I get the impression that you work quite quickly, maybe try slowing down and really spend some time on a piece, observing everything thoroughly and placing your lines accordingly. It may not be useful at all, but I'm always being told to speed up, so it may be worth you having a go at slowing down.
    Otherwise I would say keep it going, the sketches from life especially
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts

    new sketches!

    It's been ages... I'm a lazy, bad person, and tend to let my swamped schedule get the best of me. I will try this again...

    resulting from the previous comments, i HAVE tried working on my lines a bit, but towards the end of the year our model classes have been canceled (makes me think what i'm paying this school for) and i neglected my figure drawing pretty badly... So this is mostly work from this summer.

    i still feel that while i manage to capture likeness and sometimes movement, my drawings lack any elegance. like i'm trying to make a wood sculpture with an axe... i guess i just don't really know what i want from myself.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    NJ, NYC
    Posts
    378
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked 100 Times in 88 Posts
    looking good so far, lots of improvement in the last post. the skull at profile is great, proly the best one there in my opinion. perhaps you rush these a bit? try to slow down and go from light to dark? maybe longer life studies of objects? never be afraid to erase and redraw anything, ever. fix your mistakes, and really learn from them. self-portraits are a good way to go. hope some of that helped, at any rate, keep it up. your getting better. =)
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    ok so i accidentally posted without attaching the drawings to it... O.O happens.

    Virus - thanks. i did try to do smtng longer this week. we had a 1 hr pose during the session and i managed to work on one sketch for 40 and another for 20 mins, things i'm not really used to...
    I've given up on self portraits because i've decided, after about 40 attempts, that i don't really look like anything and would be better off trying to get stronger on other subjects. maybe one day i will become good enough to reach my likeness...

    so, umm, first one is 2 min gesture drawing.

    I'm beginning to think i should start drawing bigger. maybe it'd give me more room for detail and finesse.

    p.s. - are the pictures i upload too big for convenient viewing? O.o
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    a quick study. check my awesome minimalistic plate... -_-

    I feel i'm not very strong with colour. this took me way too long (1.5 hrs) and i keep feeling like i'm missing out on the nuances. help?
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    NJ, NYC
    Posts
    378
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked 100 Times in 88 Posts
    i like it, good job. =)
    do some more of these, and you'll learn a lot about color. keep it up =)
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  13. #12
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    SF, CA, USA
    Posts
    478
    Thanks
    72
    Thanked 329 Times in 180 Posts
    apple is nicely done!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. #13
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Posts
    55
    Thanks
    10
    Thanked 9 Times in 9 Posts
    thanks, dudes.
    i'm now kinda coming to terms with the idea that i don't really suck as much as i think, i just need to practice more... so here's more practice. something quick before going to bed last night. A slightly rotten peach and an mp3 player.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. SketchBook: Happy Hell - cheerful wrongdoings by Happy Satan
    By Happy Satan in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: August 17th, 2014, 05:25 PM
  2. SketchBook: Where the Wildones at ( Update January 5th Happy new year)
    By Wildone in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: January 5th, 2010, 11:14 PM
  3. SketchBook: Kittay's happy happy fun time sketches
    By Kittay in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: February 14th, 2007, 10:09 PM
  4. Art: Son of Satan
    By Renier van der West in forum FINISHED ART & ARTWORK
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: December 15th, 2005, 03:11 AM
  5. Replies: 12
    Last Post: September 22nd, 2005, 03:16 AM

Members who have read this thread: 1

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
  •  
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook