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    Atomic Sketchbook

    This is my CA sketchbook.

    Crits and Comments are appreciated.
    Last edited by Adam Watts; March 4th, 2010 at 03:35 PM. Reason: for great justice.
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    I run a free figure drawing studio out of my local library once a month. Some various work.
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    More stuff
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    Laid out perspective grids for this one. Trying to learn color.
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    Spent a lot of time trying to figure out how to paint armor.
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    Hi Adam,
    great stuff you have in here!
    Looks like you allready studied a lot.
    There are two things I would suggest to work on:
    First of all, I miss the color. Color is a great tool for a lot of things like expressing a certain feeling or to sell a material to the viewer and a lot more.
    (You may allready know that, but maybe you want to remember it)
    The other thing is, that the values in your pictures seem to be sometimes a bit too midtone, so they look a bit flat.
    Bur overall, fantastic start for a sketchbook.
    I´m waiting for more!
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    Thanks for the feedback Arne.

    I have studied for quite a few years (and i'm glad you think it shows!) I've got quite a bit of learning to do for sure.

    I couldn't agree more about the flatness of the values in some of these. It's something i'm always vaguely aware of, but your words really motivate me to improve my technique!
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    From photo reference. Done after watching the head rendering demonstration by Jon Foster.
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    Awesome stuff man!!!
    Your concept design stuff is very good.
    This last one is excellent.
    By the way, where did you see this rendering demonstration?
    Cheers mate.
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    Thanks man!

    I'm signed up for The Art Department 5 week program. This Thursday Foster did a live demo that was pretty rad. http://theartdepartment.org/discovery.shtml
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    Hey there!
    Good start,the rendering is very good and the color is on it's way too!
    One crit:The colored guy's armor is a bit matte,rubber-ish,was that your purpose?

    Keep it up!
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    yeah really good start man, I like your painting, I think you should work on drapery
    keep at it
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    Quick value sketch from observation.
    Last edited by Adam Watts; February 8th, 2010 at 01:47 AM.
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