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March 29th, 2010 #1
Im new at CA and want to improve my skill in drawing in painting
I would be glead if you could leave me some hind's and tips
So what can I as a new member say
I'm an russian who lives in germany and like drawing and painting (with bamboo fun M)
Here some of my sketch
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Good works, keep it up.
There is something you must pay more attention in some of your works: the value scale.
When you look at a reference you should know where each value belongs in the value scale.
Do you know what a value scale is?. It is a way to order the different grades of darkness and light that we can see. A good scale is divided in 9 steps that go from total white to total dark.
In Photoshop you have a 256 steps from white to black, but since this is too complex, you should mentally divide that in 9, this will help you a lot to get a better sense of the correct values you have to use to obtain a more accurate painting of what you are seeing. This will also help you to paint from imagination.
For more info, check this out http://fineart.sk/index.php?s=64&cat=15
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MmmMmM sexy girls!
Figure studies are a good thing. Painting from life will help a lot too.
Keep the edges of your shapes clean, this will help to maintain a cleaner look.
Some master studies and black white paintings will help with light values.
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April 2nd, 2010 #7
cool shit! You seem to have proportions down, Your values need more work, though. Chooswe your darkest darks and lightest light and search for the shit inbetween. It's all relative
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February 6th, 2011 #13
though i do not like FX stuff(filters and etc) last picture is cool.
Nice rendering overall, I want to see more gestures!(mainly because I need to do those too)