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    Update: 20-Apr-14! John Matrix and the Bazasrs Vs Rosebuds XI.

    Hello CA.Org
    I've been drawing with the aim of having a career in art for about six years, it started with my brothers and I wanting to make games and 3D (something we're still pursuing) and somehow we decided we needed to be good at 2d (how long could that take ).
    So here I am roughly six years (probably more like four years. 2012 update) on and have finally taken the (huge) step to start a sketchbook, as I feel I need a bit of a boost and thought this is a step in the right direction. Crits more than welcome.

    This is a selection of sketches from the last month and is from life, photos and imagination

    Enjoy your Doom!

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    Just want to keep updating this thing (will have to start promoting myself so I can get some comments)

    First a painting trying out Sam Nielson process
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    And I've decided to get my butt in gear by going through Michael Hamptons Figure Drawing book (one of many figure books I've started and never fully gone through), by doing the lesson and then doing/applying it to photos/life.
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    I've also decided to try (again started never finish) learn the cannons of the head/face
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    Greetings, long time no update!.
    I've signed up for TAD part time in the compositions and colour theory.
    So I'm going to try and keep a more regular account of my progress.

    So our first assessment was to create compositions based on emotions
    Here's the sketches I did for mine, which were strength, happy, loneliness and calm
    And skulls from life of course
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    Very nice drawings! Very fresh. Keep it up...if you can incorporate the freshness of the pencil drawings into the final pieces you're well on your way!

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    Phwoaar, so much stuff! You've really studied a wide range of things here.

    I'd like to see what you're really capable of though, perhaps flesh out a detailed drawing from life?

    Very impressive stuff so far though

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    anitakunz: Thanks for the post. As for getting the freshness of the pencils in other mediums, it is something I'll have to work on because the pencil "is" my tool and anything else I am a little stricter with, more practice!
    Sulphur: I was doing still lives but have switched to master copies for a little while. Will post once finished.

    I'm going to try updating once a week.
    So here's some recent sketchbook stuff and an attempt at Arne's process, only the first two steps, will try to render it tomorrow.
    Plus the first of 52 Cards / weeks (which ever comes first!) of mini illustrations. This one is done from a photo.

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    good work bro!

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    really enjoyed looking at your pages

    i aggree with what sulphur said, and put all this together and do a 20+ hour study/imagination drawing to see it all come together maybe

    good job/ great start to

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    Hey bruce really liking your SB updates especially the wide range of studies your fitting into just one page! I'd also like to see a finished realistic piece


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    PoO-kiE: Thanks. As for a longer project, that's on the cards just not this month.
    fudgeloaf: Thank you.
    adamsimons: *Thumbs up*

    My second card (it's meant to be Sean Connery )
    More sketchbook pages, masters studies,(Salaryman, Sargent, ect.)some figures from imagination and photos.
    And a couple of spheres and squares from photoshop.

    Keep Drawing

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    Missed last week because I was cleaning/some construction/rearranging my desk

    Enjoy

    About an hour in photoshop based on Character Design guy, originally meant to be based of off a Loish sketch but got sidetracked!
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    A character design
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    Proportions plus sketch for card #3
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    Sketches
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    Quick SP with dog
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    Love the pole vaulter in the fourth one, lots of action.

    Additionally, I'm going to have nightmares for a week because of that monstrosity on your desk, thanks.

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    Thanks Radicou.
    I actually drew that sideways so it's suppose to be a highjumper .
    If your ever looking for stuff like that its from the iaaf site
    as for nightmares I have no idea what your talking about

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    No card this week, haven't gotten around to it yet. Should have two next week

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    Hair From Iain Mccaig's blog
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    Hair from reference and imagination
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    Mini comic plus cartoon Bruce Lee
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    Jack Kirby plus BodyBuilder
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    another BodyBuilder and a quick hand explanation for James
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    Playing with drawing half from photos and half from imagination and a mini cat illustration
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    more Half and half plus Mario!
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    Good Luck and Keep Drawing!

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    good work on your studies.
    i want to see more from imagination and some painting!
    keep it up

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    Been a long time Comrade!
    I'm resuming weekly posting.

    The sketch pages are a mix of referenced and imagination.
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    And a painting of a judo guy (from imagination) that is on hold at the moment as I have a few things with deadline attached.
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    Bruce!!!!!!!!!

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    Wow...............

    So much work and its all so good......

    Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
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    Whoah, lot's of stuff here! Lot's of good stuff, yes.

    SKETCHBOOK below. C&C appreciated! UPDATED 21/04 2011
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    Just some sketches. mainly from photos/imagination

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    And a few quick self portraits
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    It's been a while hasn't it? my friend from the AMS.


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    I reley don wan to say this.
    but i have to now.
    take it esey for awhile so i can overtake you!
    one star for the sp on page 3

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    Just a small update this time, as I'm spending most of my time working on a piece that hopefully, I won't be able to show you until late July (it's for the Megaman tribute book ).

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    cool update, borough

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    Another week another update

    First the Megaman painting I was working on, but I am unable to finish it as I have lost it in the jungle and don't have the tools to rescue it
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    Some sketches
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    Had fun working on some character designs based on simple objects
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    Some copies from capcom and a drawing inspired by them
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    And of course Bruce Lee
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    Just a few pages from my sketchbook this week. It was super hot here this week, so was quite lazy

    JamesSimons: right on, gameover to not improving yeah!. Time to insert some new coins

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    Nice update! Bro!!....!

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    Really nice work so far, great hand studies too. Keep it up.

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    good work keeping up the work dude-bro

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