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    nice values on those eyes! great pencil rendering!

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    Oh my god. What have I done...?
    You know I was surprised pretty much myself It would be oh so easy if I always would be that motivated. And that was a "not consensual collaboration" where you did the much bigger part. My strokes changed it a lot but they seemed so minimal when I turned off the base layer... And a black canvas doesn't motivate me near as much as your drawing did... the start is the hardest for me and now I skipped that part
    It was among my first attempts using a pressure sensitive big hard brush intensively. And it had a deep impact on me.
    I wish I could draw like that any time but something changed inside me. And now I totally want to draw portraits - even more than before!
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    Hm... Profile sheets use side and front view, for portraits 3/4 view is better. But of course, it would be boring (and harder) to use it every time. that wasn't my critic, just I think you shouldn't have criticized devastatio's _anatomy study_ because it was in front view. But too many words were written regarding this little thing already.

    or just let his lower half to be naked, with his hairy king-kong.
    It's a nice idea as well, please put some nice piercing on it if you deciden on that option Nice = what fits him and your taste. It doesn't necessarily to be a totally modest one

    Did you get the beer that I have mailed to you?
    Do you mean the package without any information about the sender - who was able to squeeze a tiny but pretty deep red rose bud with impressive surviving skills into it? I knew it was you. You really needn't to try so hard, I will be around forever, or at least till you keep this thread alive. I'm a hedonist who tend to do things that are good for her, that's why.

    Nice eyes. With your usual messy render (I mean you have no normal hatching technique - I don't have it either, I usually shade with not sharp pencil, it's so much quicker though not necessarily better but I'm a lazy one
    But you have some nice details even it's not so totally clear.
    And you should watch your irises, they have to be round in front view and even a slight deformation looks odd.
    You tend to draw irises too big... and a "double pupil". The whole pupil should be black.
    Oh and the light part of the iris is in the opposite of the highlight spot.

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    wow plissken. those eye studies are exquisite :3 you really did a good job on the values and your method of crosshatching brought out the form quite well

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    You favor a tonal way of drawing. You should do some sketching at twilight, trees against the sky or buildings against the sky. It'll teach you about silohuette, how to make your whites look like an expanse of light, and how to make your darks come forward or recede, and many other wonders.

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    Very expressive eyes, ME LIKE! Luuull! =)

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    where is the gore ,, the voilence ,, the sex!!!??!! i miss that!!! xD


    study's are good!

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    That wolf eye looks amazing .....i have strange felling that someone watching me

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    Hey plissk, good to see you still at this, though how you get anything done with all this writing is beyond me.

    I would have you do more studies though. Pointed studies to get a better grip on lighting and anatomy

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    NickyBeats;
    Thank you very much. Glad that you like the drawing and the painting.

    Bethany;
    Thank you for your detailed review of my pencil eye drawings. When I did
    these studies, one simple thing happened, I shut my mind off, I was just purely
    eyeballing and copying those drawings from the book. I was absolutely not
    thinking about anything, nor the shadows, nor the iris or the pupil, so I guess
    that explains in short so much mistakes. The pupils should be absolutely in
    the center, now I know that for sure. Wrong placement of the eyebrows, I also
    get that. Contrast, I could do more of that, but I was already putting to much
    pressure on my poor pencils, so I guess I just could not go more darker with
    the pupils. Bottom line, I have learned a thing or two about eyes, while doing
    these drawings. Thanks to you and your help I got even more out of those studies,
    than I was hoping for.

    shiNIN;
    So your weak spot is starting the painting, laying down the basics, but you are
    doing fine after painting the details in. We will find some solution for your problem, for
    example, I will do the igniting sketches and paintings and you will be doing the
    finishing steps on them. We will work in synergy. I have no idea what is a pressure
    sensitive brush, cause I just grab what I got and I paint. I never liked to play with
    the pressure sensitivity, plus I think that my poor cheap pen does not support some
    pressure sensitivity settings. Well anyway, I am glad that I have motivated you to do
    some portraits your self.
    Hatching technique? huh I forgot about that. I was just working purely instinctively.
    Those eye drawings were totally not detailed but I am glad if you like them. You and
    Bethany analyzed those drawing perfectly, so I guess that I can say that those drawings
    went through the sushi machine. ‘Light part of the iris is on the opposite of the highlight
    spot’ – will try to remember that.
    Thank you for helping me all the time to get better.
    Yes, the beer and the flower was from me, I am happy that you like the present.

    Teapo;
    You think that they are exquisite? wiiii, I am happy. Thank you.

    armando;
    Hello and welcome. I am honored for such an experienced member to post on
    my drawings. ‘To make my whites look like an expanse of light’ – I do not really
    understand that but I will try to do some sketches of trees and buildings against the
    sky, that is if I will have the chance for that. Does that have to be a live study, or
    I can do a photo study?
    Thank you very much for your support and for viewing my drawings and paintings.

    Kungfoowiz;
    Glad that you like them budy. Thank you.

    oma;
    Gore, violence and sex has been delayed a bit. Not cancelled, just delayed.
    Thank you for your support.

    Sivonja;
    Michael Jackson also had a strange feeling that someone was watching him.
    And look what happened to him now....

    ladyknowles;
    Hello, thank’s, you just make my motivation to grow.

    Mischeviouslittleelf;
    Hello, I am so glad to see you again, help of a such great artist as you are
    will surely help me much in my improvements.
    Well, I just watched the people around me, here where I live and I saw that they
    are spending a tremendous amount of time on facebook and some chatting systems,
    so I am, instead of doing those things I am using that time for concepart, to write
    messages and to draw or digital paint. I also quitted playing any games lately.
    My full concentration is on art. Day and night I am thinking about my drawings
    and about my ideas that I have in my head.
    Thank you very much for your visit. If you would have some time, you could
    give me some specific tutorials or paintings to do?


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    Wow, the new portrait is much better than the previous one, I so totally don't feel the "let's show the boy how one should do that" urge so I won't overpaint this one (if anyone read and happened not to get it: I know my face drawing skills are just starting to bloom ) The neck seems to be a bit thin/undecided though.

    Smoke and fire! I love smoke and fire... I can't draw them either Tricky elements. I can imagine your suffer, I experienced something similar when I wished to draw some mammatus clouds for you for some reason.
    I'm sure one need bigger brushes, scratches aren't smokey, but it's just one little thing... I will try to draw something like this soon. Or lava. I love lava.
    {oh the almost forgotten lost souls... I totally keep my promises, I'm just... slow. And new ideas attract me more. And fire is tricky. But they will come when you don't even dare to hope in them.}

    No boob? I should draw some then.

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    Wait Plissken!
    This isnt a damned brush!
    This brushe achives everything you need to get one of the great masters of the univers!

    Ok, no joking now.
    I really suggest to just try out different brush settings, like ONLY opacity to pen pressure, only brush size, ...
    This already makes this "boring" brush to a naked dancing lady!

    Your heads and portrait is looking really good. There is great improvement over the time.
    Four your portrait i would suggest to make a different dark in the background because the hairs are having the same color as the background and thats really a shame!

    Keep it up my friend!

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    heads are improving mate! and those are some interesting armor concepts ~

    *tries to paint smoke* hehe jk

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    Hey there,

    I missed one update yeah? so ill reply to them both, in this post. I took a good break and now back for more arts.

    Update # 778:

    I will most probably try out ‘Dead Space’ , but there will be no
    updates from me for about a month or even more.
    if this is the case : Dont play Dead Space it sucks! i was wrong! *evil grin* i would rather play 'super mario' or 'minesweeper'. Now go draw some good stuff, its much better. :p

    About the eyes; Bethany did a superb review and theres nothing much for me to add here. as she mentioned; be really careful with the size and the position of the pupil. Also, you need some details to the Iris to make it believable. Problem with drawing eyes is, you need to shade them properly to make it look believable. My suggestion to you is buy some fashion/hairstyle mags as they have lots loads of references. I did my eye study using an old hairstyle mag. it really helps to keep all the tiny details in your mind and apply it to your drawing from imagination.

    About the wolf eye painting; I think you nailed most of the tiny details here mate. My only addition would be to make some strong highlights on the rim of the bottom eyelid. but this is a proper good job mate!

    Anyways, thanks for mentioning the books mate. will try to get them later when i get to painting.

    Update # 789:

    Now this is a superb update. I see you started drawing some interesting heads.Nice expressions and variety too. only thing you need to do is be more careful with the proportions. this youll be able to do with more and more practice. i think you have seen enough in my sb; man! those wonky faces!
    but you are ding way better than me so be proud. This doesn't mean you can sit on your a*s and do nothing for a week. so just keep coming my friend

    The imaginary armor pieces; i always enjoy these stuff so heres a *high five* from me. the extreme perspectives are super cool. you usually do them really well. my only suggestion here would be to use more contrast between dark/light because most of these stuff are made out of metal.

    The digital painting from the movie 'Spider'; great job here. way way better than the last time. His left jaw(small portion of the neck too) is swelled. looks like he got a small punch from Mel Gibson. but its a very small thing. probably unnoticeable. keep doing these. you'll do better with each new one you do.

    About the smoke painting;

    Damn smoke ruined my evening, tried to use only the
    default brush, totally went wrong, I
    just cannot achieve the effect that I desired
    with this f*cking worthless brush
    WRONG WRONG! its looks damn cool to me. well most of the artists dont want to see realistic smoke( or other atmospheric effects) in digital paintings. if we want to see such realistic stuff we could take a good look at a real photo yeah? we would like to see something artistic, and i think you did it well, at least for a start. i know nothing about digital painting but, I think what you are lacking here is some crispy strokes. Anyways i have seen artists painting smoke effects just with the default brushes. just dont forget to change the brush settings and add more sharp details too. ill try to find some good tutorials for this. ill be making and update today and ill pass my findings across to you, at that time.


    Well, overall, great update. This is what i would like to see and makes me happy. So let me buy a drink for you.

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    there is gigantic difference between your penicl and digital stuff. this old lady looks great! She merges a bit with the background. Thats ok when you whant to put specific element out of focus, but in this case she should popup form the background. Somke stuff looks ok, exept the fire, I thing that this fire is burning at too high a pressure? It looks a bit like a flame that you see in a gas cooker. It seems to me that at this point of combustion, tongues of fire should have a more organic shape. Anyways you are doing great work with those updates, keep posting I try not to miss any more , cheers

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    I've been passing by your sketchbook over and over for the last couple of days and trying to think of something to say that hasn't been said over and over already. So...

    The thing that strikes me about your artwork (and yourself for that matter) is that you are sincere. Passionate too, but sincere in what you draw. The emotion imbedded in all of your work is real, although it might not have a purpose all the time, and that is downright exciting. I'm not really sure what purpose telling you that has, but its a feeling I get everytime I visit.

    You're making tracks my dear. Keep hiking.

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    Mister Snake , that portrait is very good , u made character and strong emotion ,and maybe some movement, i like it too much ...other pencils is good and in your style ,and yeah someone said no gore , no blood, no sex ...u are changing style or u are in "red" period

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    Hey Plissken, stopping by to make sure you're doing well. For whatever reason my subscription thing in my control panel didn't inform me of your last update, so I didn't know you were still updating. I'll have to check that out!

    Painting with the default brush is probably the best way to get better at painting, though. When painting in photoshop that's really the only brush that I can use (often with shape dynamics jacked up for size, also). Don't focus on rushing through your painting, but layer your shapes opaquely. Big shapes to little shapes, general to specific, etc. etc. The more solid shapes you get into your painting before blending the more form you'll build (SOLID SHAPES YEAH!). I know you probably know all of this, but once again- the reminder is for both of us. Fucking love the learning experience man, keep killing it.

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    Holy shit, It's been some time since I posted here; and I have to admit that you have made a lot of improvement all this time. That breast study from last year was both tragic and titillating; and that jab at facebook kinda reminds me of some of Ralph Bakshi's movies, and some early Newgrounds cartoons (Namely Goldilocks by Em Kaah). Keep kicking ass man!

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    Your getting some amazing advice in here man, and well deserved too, I've seen you giving a lot to this community lately.

    Digitalis are getting so much better, but careful to watch your edges tho, sometimes there are to many soft edges, so some contrast would help define form.

    So pleased to see the traditional sketches too, keep those coming!

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    i like that right smoke a bit more.. tho it can use some softer edges on the hard highlights.

    its like the clouds im painting now with oils.. they totally new for me. just look at some good refference photos'.. study them.. look at them.. become them.. taste them.. eat them.. smell them.. have sex with it..

    its not something u will master fast or directly.. just make more of them with the same brush and u will see u will progress fast and eventually master them.. just behold u patience.. and have sex with clouds!! that would do the thrik..

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    very nice updates indeed.
    Good work on that last portrait of still spider. She looks very old and worried about death to me.
    The armor designs are motivating. And I would say more, but i dont want to swallow your time. Because I am pretty good at swallowing. wait...

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    Big improvement on this post! Just make sure that all of the planes/angles of the face match up

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    Your faces are improving, whilst the eyes still need a bit of work the noses, mouths and overal proportions of the faces are definently getting there.

    Keep up the good work mate!

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    cool update! i like the armor sketches a lot.
    as for the fire, default brush can be a bitch i guess... adjusting the flow and opacity helps a bit but not that much i guess. I think the image is missing some more orange / more light since the heart of the fire seems pretty intense with all the white yet the surroundings are rather dim.

    keep it up and get that new update out soon!

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    hey there mate,

    here goes the links i promised. i dint check them fully but i just picked the stuff that looks promising.

    Painting smoke and fire. seems cool.
    http://www.asksabre.com/basics/paint...e-in-photoshop

    50 tutorials on painting smoke in PS
    http://www.photoshopwebsite.com/phot...hop-tutorials/

    basic smoke effect tutorial
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uTYk0yMXXmw

    some other good tutorials i found while i was at this task.
    http://www.snap2objects.com/2009/03/...ital-painting/

    hope itll be useful for you as well as for all the visitors. enjoy!

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    Really dig the portrait and the armor designs,
    and as for the smoke, just try doing a photo study
    of smoke I guess; it's hard to make smoke right at first but
    just keep practicing and you'll have it down in no time.
    Nice variety of heads; just keep practicing with planes, eyes, noses, etc.

    Good work!

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    Great studies! That black and white portrait looks great, so does the smoke. I never really tried doing detailed smoke, but after this I think I should! Keep up the fine work!

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    The closest I've come to painting a large amount of smoke like that was clouds... and that was such a huge challenge. Smoke has a different.. soul to it, I guess. Often more sinister of feeling to it than the fluffy happiness of the clouds I painted. Quite a challenge, so I'd love to see any future approaches to painting smoke if you decide to keep pursuing it :]

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    snake, it's about time for you to update go go go

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