Art: Book illustrations and other works
 
View testimonialsView Artwork
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 132
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0

    Lightbulb Book illustrations and other works

    --- EDIT: Now I proclame this thread to my own !
    Or simple, I am too lazy to open a new thread for every work, so I do it here

    For the start:
    A book illustration for a korean publisher.
    Done on PS in a little more than 2 weeks.
    This was a really nice training and I think I have quite improved.
    Still I hope in my next work I dont loose myself in details so much, so that I can work faster and keep a little more of the sketch look.

    Attached Images Attached Images              
    Last edited by Vaejoun; June 11th, 2010 at 04:20 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. The Following 6 Users Say Thank You to Vaejoun For This Useful Post:


  4. #2
    Join Date
    Mar 2007
    Location
    bochum germany
    Posts
    705
    Thanks
    406
    Thanked 278 Times in 205 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    soo cool work, i like the colours but the characters looks absolutly great..
    the first, the last and the page with the crazy doctor are my favorites.. keep postin and drawin that great stuff

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Posts
    523
    Thanks
    58
    Thanked 209 Times in 153 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    wonderful illustrations!! the colours are so nice! that back alley and the stork etc, beautiful!

    ca | pn | cd | zbc | as | tumblr | fb
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2007
    Location
    Russia
    Posts
    263
    Thanks
    27
    Thanked 11 Times in 11 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    Mission Viejo, CA
    Posts
    577
    Thanks
    272
    Thanked 159 Times in 97 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    these are great for a children's book! My son would totally love something like this. Good work

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2007
    Posts
    30
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    sweet man! lovely colors. that toad is sooo happy haha

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  9. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Virginia, USA
    Posts
    2,069
    Thanks
    992
    Thanked 2,171 Times in 754 Posts
    Follows
    1
    Following
    0
    He looks SO HAPPY.



    I love these. Gorgeous colors and wonderful gestures/expressions. Nice stuff.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  10. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Detroit, MI/Rochester, NY
    Posts
    468
    Thanks
    22
    Thanked 21 Times in 20 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    beautiful compositions and color choices, love it all, keep at it!

    i think I'll buy this book, lol.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  11. #9
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Arizona, USA
    Posts
    1,084
    Thanks
    506
    Thanked 631 Times in 355 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I want a cute little toad like him. From your illustrations alone he really seems like a lovable character. I agree that the colors are so rich and there is a lot of nice texture.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Posts
    331
    Thanks
    9
    Thanked 35 Times in 33 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Amazing work, colors

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  13. #11
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    South Africa
    Posts
    1,878
    Thanks
    84
    Thanked 631 Times in 400 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    He's not ugly man. All the pics didn't load the last time I checked out this thread. I love the butterfly scene.

    ----------------------------------
    Scetchbook: View the exhibitionist's stuff.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thank you all a lot, a little honey for my self confidence is just what I needed. ^^

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  15. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Stockholm
    Posts
    1,734
    Thanks
    26
    Thanked 349 Times in 194 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    great stuff here!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  16. #14
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    London, UK
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    That's a great set of images you've got there. I don't think they're too detailed at all. The colours are fantastic.

    Cheers,
    Bliz::..

    www.anthonyrosbottom.com
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  17. #15
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    9
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I've never used PS like that myself, I'm impressed!

    Did you come up with the layout as well? I can see where the text is going to go. Its quite organic with the art.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  18. #16
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    48
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Fantastic stuff. I love them all, but especially the second one. As has already been said, the expressions are brill!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  19. #17
    Join Date
    Apr 2009
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I like these illustrations. Very cheerful. Leaving that much white space is risky but you used it very effectively. Well done.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  20. #18
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Ireland
    Posts
    234
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Fantastic work, I love the style and the colours

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  21. #19
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I dont know where to upload this one, so I use this thread to show other works as well.

    I did this one today, the idea came from a small doodle in my sketch book.
    At first it was just a "mass" and I tried to make something out of it and after some minutes the sketch was done and the "Hell-chicken" was born.

    So today I wanted to do some personal work again and worked the sketch out.
    I really like it, even though I had to stop myself from using too much 100% saturated colors ^^ Actually I am trying to get more method into my working process so that I can work faster and I think this one worked quite good.

    PS: Curse you Laptop, I cant really say if the picture is too dark or not because of the Laptop-monitor.

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  22. The Following 3 Users Say Thank You to Vaejoun For This Useful Post:


  23. #20
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Posts
    102
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    wonderful work, I really enjoyed those. keep it up

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  24. #21
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Time for some new things.
    I am mainly focusing on natur and science illustration, so I try to get some off that into concept art combining both.
    As you can see I like buffalos of all kinds... cape buffalos have a really characteristic face and for some reason it gave me a hell of trouble to catch it in the last picture. It was really troublesome. At some point it looked more like a horse or even a rabbit ^^° But it was fun to do, I worked really loose, experimenting with a lot of different brushes.

    I try to get more routine and stile into my works, but thats difficult. Everytime I paint a picture, it looks totally different than the last one.

    And I am experimenting a lot on my signature (just in the buffalo picture) Using just my insignes ME or writing the whole name... I always have trouble with that XD

    Book illustrations and other works
    There is a more finnished picture in the C&C section, but looking at it now... this sketch looks far better.

    Book illustrations and other works

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by Vaejoun; May 29th, 2009 at 09:26 AM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  25. #22
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Crete
    Posts
    276
    Thanks
    73
    Thanked 25 Times in 20 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Flawless! More please

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  26. #23
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    usa
    Posts
    25
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 6 Times in 6 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    awesome stuff mane

    Art
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  27. #24
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Posts
    41
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    your stuff is... dare i say it... INSPIRATIONAL!
    I really enjoy the book illustration.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  28. #25
    Join Date
    May 2008
    Location
    Hut In DesErt
    Posts
    216
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 15 Times in 14 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    WonDerFull CoLoRs ..........

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  29. #26
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    @all: thanks you guys

    Inspired by the ladies,ladies banner showing up above, I decided to try some more on faces.

    Maybe I dont need to paint realistic faces, but I just wanted to try and see how far I get ^^

    I am a Naruto fan so I just made a very quick Orochimaru-sketch. Was fun to do. At first I tried a Tsunade portrait, but no matter what I did it just didnt look right. I will try on her later again.

    Any advice ?

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  30. #27
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Saw a "smile again" sticker today which gave me the idea for this speed painting:

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  31. #28
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    This Semester is as good as over, so I can show my work I made:

    A cooperation between my school in germany, a korean (where I am for 1 semester - at the moment) and 2 others.
    The task is to make a illustrated story about "love"

    Was fun to do:

    Attached Images Attached Images            
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  32. The Following User Says Thank You to Vaejoun For This Useful Post:


  33. #29
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    1,354
    Thanks
    108
    Thanked 365 Times in 204 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    A new picture. After a lot of buffalos and cows I now turned to horses. (Heard tha a good horse in a portfolio can bring you some jobs and I am on nature illustration anyway)

    Book illustrations and other works

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  34. #30
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Ireland
    Posts
    234
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 36 Times in 30 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    ohhh nice horsey!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 LastLast

Members who have read this thread: 3

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
Register

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
The Art Department
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook