Sketchbook: Every planet in the galaxy

Join the #1 Art Workshop - LevelUpJoin Premium Art Workshop
Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 30 of 426
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Its been 2 (edit 4) years since I rededicated myself to artmaking so I thought it time to start a new thread. Much older stuff can be found in my other thread. link?


    My education: a Bachelor of Fine Arts and certificate in 3d. Neither one helps much with my current work.
    I use photoshop almost exclusively with brushes from m@, inetgrafx, and myself. The main ones are chalk and soft/hard rounds but when doing landscapes I use a lot of custom brushes; trees, leaves, ground textures, clouds, rock, etc. Those are invaluable for quality and time-saving.
    I get inspiration from artists here on CA and elsewhere. My favourite concept artists are Ryan Church, Feng Zhu, Sparth, and Levi Hopkins.

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by wilkerson; July 9th, 2014 at 01:14 AM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. The Following User Says Thank You to wilkerson For This Useful Post:


  4. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    Denmark
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    it's great to see a collection of some of your best environmental paintings! I would really like to hear more about what program and brushes you use and more about where you find inspiration and such.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  5. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I use photoshop almost exclusively with brushes from m@, inetgrafx, and myself. The main ones are chalk and soft/hard rounds but when doing landscapes I use a lot of custom brushes; trees, leaves, ground textures, clouds, rock, etc. Those are invaluable for quality and time-saving. Sometimes when you can't find what you want you'll have to make your own, ie, bubbles, fish.
    I get inspiration from artists here on CA and elsewhere. My favourite concept artists are Ryan Church, Dylan Cole, Feng Zhu, Carlos Huante, Sparth, James Clyne, Pao, and the guys from MB. I also collect A LOT of reference photos.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2010
    Location
    Everett, Washington
    Posts
    1,211
    Thanks
    130
    Thanked 649 Times in 410 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I love your stuff on here, its so cool, I hope to be at this level of awesomness I guess you could say lol, I didn't know how else to express that level at which your work is at.

    The Penvirates:: Xeon_OND :: PermaN00b:: Kamber Parrk :: Cygear ::Diarum

    "Life itself is your teacher, and you are in a state of constant learning." -Bruce Lee

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    old stuff

    Attachment 1757491

    Attachment 1757492


    very old stuff

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy



    Every planet in the galaxy


    Every planet in the galaxy


    Every planet in the galaxy




    Every planet in the galaxy




    Every planet in the galaxy

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by wilkerson; July 9th, 2014 at 12:59 AM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  8. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wilkerson For This Useful Post:


  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    769
    Thanked 343 Times in 137 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Egads our group has shrunk a fair bit. I'm not even sure I understand why Leo left. :/

    Well regardless good work. The new thread's off to a strong start. I'll try and get my own thread humming again and we might be able to salvage the group.

    ₪ "Yes, Gamera is powered by farts." -Roger Ebert ₪

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  10. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    some old drawings from my sketchbook to update the thread

    Every planet in the galaxy



    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy




    Every planet in the galaxy
    drawings
    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy


    Every planet in the galaxy

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  11. #8
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    591
    Thanks
    179
    Thanked 233 Times in 159 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Yep, new thread!
    The way you render rocks and mountains is savory, and the yellow plain and range under deep blue sky has a particular presence.
    Glad to see some line art again. Lines so clean invite coloring.
    The outer walls of the base on the latest picture look very low and poorly defensive where the terrain is higher.
    HTH

    Quote Originally Posted by Zweit View Post
    Egads our group has shrunk a fair bit. I'm not even sure I understand why Leo left. :/
    I left because I failed at updating again (was my PM that unclear?). The group needs fresh blood.
    But I'm still around to read your threads. See, I'm there!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  12. #9
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    some portraits

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy


    based on Sir Thomas Lawrence's "Portrait of Klemens Wenzel von Metternich", 1814-19
    Every planet in the galaxy

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  13. The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to wilkerson For This Useful Post:


  14. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2007
    Location
    Seattle
    Posts
    1,880
    Thanks
    27
    Thanked 271 Times in 267 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I am incredibly impressed with your environments... Both the mundane landscapes and the sci fi scenes. Your figure studies and portraits are great too.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  15. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    thanks, but I take exception to the word mundane.


    here's something I did yesterday for practice
    Name:  _figurestudy2.jpg
Views: 3501
Size:  90.0 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  16. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    769
    Thanked 343 Times in 137 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Real nice work there. Grats.

    Regarding the mars-base looking thing you posted, it's good but the base itself is so clean and featureless I initially thought you had just painted some dunes around a 3D geometry render with ordinary lamberts applied. I really like the way you painted the horizon and all that though.

    Edit: sorry for the inactivity again. I'll explain in detail when I update my thread, but I should have some new stuff coming around the bend in the next week.

    ₪ "Yes, Gamera is powered by farts." -Roger Ebert ₪

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  17. #13
    Join Date
    Apr 2008
    Location
    Slidell, Louisiana
    Posts
    2,480
    Thanks
    428
    Thanked 388 Times in 369 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Excellent environments, Wilkerson.

    The Louisianian Sketchbook You can Comment and Criticize if you want.
    My Newgrounds Profile Warning: Politically Incorrect thoughts, view at your own risk.
    My Facebook Site I stopped using it years ago.
    Louisianian artists thread If you're from or live in Louisiana, don't hesitate to post here.
    My Profile Nothing else needs to be said.
    Trillian: Zenithian Oh, and I am also a GNASH supporter/promoter.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  18. #14
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    These are so old...but I remember them fondly
    ships by smokinmonkey and coxxon I think
    Every planet in the galaxy

    Every planet in the galaxy


    Name:  red blue_neb.jpg
Views: 3477
Size:  197.7 KB

    some things I did with Lunarcell. Good for quick renders but not the most realistic. Still I thought I would show them.

    Name:  lunarcell01.jpg
Views: 3474
Size:  59.6 KB

    Name:  lunarcell02.jpg
Views: 3466
Size:  153.1 KB

    Name:  glitterato-lunar cell01.jpg
Views: 3453
Size:  166.5 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  19. #15
    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    utah
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    16
    Thanked 16 Times in 16 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    My favorites are your landscapes you did by themselves, really nice work.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  20. #16
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    801
    Thanks
    630
    Thanked 304 Times in 281 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    wow, great environments! You can create an unique athmosphere on every of those

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  21. #17
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Name:  art2.jpg
Views: 3433
Size:  119.0 KB

    tried some new things would appreciate some critique on this one

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  22. #18
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I'm going to do more studies of certain types of environments. With this one I stayed very close to the reference to learn as much as possible. I used some textures in soft light mode for the hieroglyphics.

    Name:  _egyptianruin.jpg
Views: 3349
Size:  178.4 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  23. #19
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    591
    Thanks
    179
    Thanked 233 Times in 159 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Uh, the base disappeared?
    Nice varied skintones on #11, they call for polishing.
    On #17 the leftmost tower looks out of tone - maybe because of its darkness?

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  24. #20
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I signed an NDA so you will not see that base or anything from that project for a while.

    He's a speedpaint 1hr
    Name:  surrender.jpg
Views: 3483
Size:  218.1 KB

    P.s. Screw deviantart they don't appreciate things that arent shiny and artificial.
    CA is much better!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  25. #21
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I worked on this one some more because I realize now that it is not finished.

    Name:  _invasion4.jpg
Views: 3318
Size:  90.1 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  26. #22
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  27. #23
    Join Date
    Aug 2004
    Location
    Canada
    Posts
    1,035
    Thanks
    127
    Thanked 310 Times in 289 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    nice work in here man, yaaaaaay pudding!!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  28. #24
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    CA
    Posts
    396
    Thanks
    769
    Thanked 343 Times in 137 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Environments are looking strong as always. Can't argue with your choice of subject matter either in regards to that A-10 Warthog (I loved those as a kid). The highlights along its nose kind of make it look pointy and beak-like rather than torpedo shaped. Sorry for the nitpick, aircraft have always been a point of interest of mine.

    ₪ "Yes, Gamera is powered by farts." -Roger Ebert ₪

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  29. #25
    Join Date
    Jun 2005
    Location
    Germany
    Posts
    266
    Thanks
    240
    Thanked 67 Times in 52 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Some great stuff in here! Looking forward to seeing more environments. The last ones are dope!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  30. #26
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  31. #27
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  32. #28
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Bean Town, MA
    Posts
    5,103
    Thanks
    9,370
    Thanked 2,636 Times in 1,994 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    hi man, great sketchbook! its funny before you listed your favorite concept artists, i was thinking you must be influenced by ryan church, and feng zhu. (by the way we have a very simialar taste, i love all those dudes you mentioned, especially carlos huante!) the environments are looking really good, but now that you mentioned huante, i wanna see some painted up mutants or aliens. the line art is great, but hard to see, its kind of light on my monitor. but, anyhoo keep up the great work man.

    MY SKETCHBOOK!
    Some Sketchbooks you should check out! --->
    (expect this list to change alot)
    Mattinian
    RazorB
    Albino-Z
    MatejaPetkovic
    Cold
    Jama
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  33. #29
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I draw creatures from time to time but I've been very busy with environments, anatomy, and design. Its hard to find time for everything I want to do but I will do more monsters in the future.

    Heres a fix to the previous painting. I'm satisfied with the result.
    Name:  proxy2.jpg
Views: 4757
Size:  139.4 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  34. #30
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Toronto
    Posts
    1,240
    Thanks
    190
    Thanked 228 Times in 216 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 ... LastLast
  • 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