knoxie: Thank ya! I'll do my best to do my daily studies. Glad you dig the the portraits as well
Aveh: Thank you. I feel I still have a long way to go, but I'm getting some very constructive feedback so I'm confident my skills will improve if I keep at it
Verehin: Thank you!
The_Flying_Dutchman: Thank you. You're right on the money in regards to ignoring the details - I actually had a huge problem with that earlier as an artist. I used to get lost in the little details, while everything else suffered as a result....
Sweron: Thank you. I used to struggle a lot with colors - the trick is to study color theory and memorize the color wheel, each color's complimentary colors, etc. until it comes to you naturally.
Here's today's updates. No speedpaintings today, but lots of sketches. I was studying Loomis 'Fun With a Pencil' today, and did a bunch of studies (very few direct copies - most of them are my own using his method). Lots of fun, and I feel I'm getting better at sensing form as a result. I'll practice this for the next two weeks probably then work my way towards the more serious stuff.
Your scenery illustration are very captivating aswell as beautifull. I hope you continue art and never stop, you have amazing potential! I also would like to say your figures & cartoon comic faces are very inspiring and usefull (for me when it comes to refrences so thank you). Keep it up I'll be watching
Never Compromise, Not Even In The Face of Armageddon.
Andorz: Thank you. Colors I tend to push last and I'm generally not focusing on that much in regards to the speedpaintings - I'm much more interested in shapes, form, perspective, etc. above all else, but I'll keep what you said in mind for my future pieces.
Twan: Thank you, and I'm definitely drawing from my imagination much more. For the environments I'm still using references; I'll create my own environments sometime next week, as I'm still learning a lot from these studies at the moment.
SexyPistol: Thank you very much for the compliments and support. Regarding the comic faces, they're based off Andrew Loomis' 'Fun With A Pencil', which I highly recommend studying. It's a lot of fun and helps you develop your sense of form, good stuff
Here's three new environments, all photo reffed (I'm going to start creating from my imagination sometime next week, but I want to do a couple more studies before I do so):
Some sketches, mostly from 'Fun With A Pencil', some figures from imagination,and 45 second Pose Maniac studies: