another free sketch alien space ship deal. think they were inspired somewhat from watching scott robertson videos on gnomon workshop. i think they operate underwater.
the last one is a quick concept of some monkeys. my friend gave me an idea to work with, like practice. he said some crazy monkey 2 headed 6 legged. so i decided to try it, turned out REALLY fun lol i made pages and pages. so i decided this 2 headed monkey would be fast as hell. one was a killer, the other was a scientist/repair dude, and built weapons and other things. one would sleep while the other rested sorta thing. has throwing knives that look like bananas. And it is smarter than human, bc in that world humans were kinda in the middle of the food chain. lol
Joining up here and asking for critiques and comments is a great way to grow as an artist. There's tons to learn as you know!
It's pretty hard to see some of the finer detail since these aren't scanned - but you're well aware of that.
I see you've done a good mix of things as you're starting out here. The contour line concepts look pretty good.. you have tons of thumbnails too. How are you going about incorporating those into a larger piece?
What I'm getting at, is are you using the silhouettes to just sort of give you your boundaries? It seems you could better use them (and other early stage steps) to define your shapes a little better, even if you're drawing without reference. I hope that makes sense.
Just a small update for today. didnt sleep last night bc i was busy doing the flip art on my new dsi. ordered the r4 pack so i can do some COLORS ha cant wait. and hopefully my intuos arrives here this week. if not, i will scream.
so these are obviously thumbnails ha, what can i say, they really make me happy and i just sit and do them for hours.
Keep on drawing man!
My one suggestion would be to make it a habit or keeping some loose ref on hand when drawing stuff from your head. Make it a habit to have google images up and just type in stuff even remotely to do with what youre drawing either that or grab a clothes magazine.
Just anything you can glance over at and go "ohhhh, thats how that goes".
so that way even when you dont feel like drawing from something verbatim or studying, you are constantly adding to that visual library.