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    Shibby

    Allo Mr Xelby! Hope your good!

    Thot I'd leave some love!

    Het posting more! Come on a long way in the progress of ur SB. And u were tight to start with!

    Don't stop being an inspiration!

    Catch u soon!

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    wow, its been a while. Ill try and update this a wee bit more. Been busy doing a graph design course (on summer break just now) and havent been drawing as much as i would like...well here goes...

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    That's the shiz!

    WIP is coming on nicely too!

    Glad u posted that graphic design stuff, love it

    Ave it!

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    Nice Natalie Imbruligia

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    trying to stick to non digital the now. some anatomy practise, quick pen sketch and a portrait of my big bro (the black mark on his neck is a tattoo)

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    Looking good so far, keep doing your figure studies. They're really helpful
    Check out my sketchbook: Draw or Die

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    gotta update more often....

    just started some oil painting classes so I will hopefully be able to update this every week with my progress. First ever time using oils, so much fun!

    the other two are photo studies.

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    Looking good Andy!

    The colours you picked for the photo studies seem pretty accurate, but you need more contrast to really render those forms. If you made gray scale versions of those studies you would notice the values don't change very much, and for the most part, its values that make things "pop" and feel solid and 3 dimensional.

    When you're doing the hair, try to use bigger brushes to get the overall movement of the hair worked out before you bring in smaller detail like individual hairs. What I mean is kinda render the hair as if its some kinda fabric and then gradually refine it until you get chunks of hairs, and refine again until you have individual hairs.

    Anyway, I hope to see some more imagination stuff from you, it doesn't have to be finished paintings, but even just small sketches after doing studies will help you retain more info and train your imagination. Good luck mate, hopefully cya soon

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    life drawing and some stupid bday pic

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    My first real attempt at doing a complete imagination painting and its just at WIP just now, although I'm not really sure where to go with it now. Any crit would be very much appreciated!

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    I was asked to come up with a new character for toy story...I spent a wee bit longer than I should have on this one but I really enjoyed it.

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    hey great to see you've had this sb for so long! i suggest doing some more studies and just keep practicing and posting!

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