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Hi, I am new here. There are so many great sketchbooks, so I look forward to getting to know all of you, and to learn from all the great artists here!
I will start my sketch book with sketches from real life.
Last edited by ranunkel; January 24th, 2012 at 03:17 AM.
This was an idea for a 3 pannel strip. Pen and ink/ the layout was done digital. Comments are much appreciated
Last edited by ranunkel; December 13th, 2010 at 01:17 PM.
9 panel page, in pen, brush and ink. The layout was done digitally. I wanted to challenged my self and tell a story with my sketches.
Last edited by ranunkel; December 14th, 2010 at 02:49 AM. Reason: viking, comic, pen and ink, sketch
I like the second one really The doodles are good think you get the pose and the shape. Try to do and nudes too to get better in anatomy and shapes. AND In the third one I'm little confused about what is important to watch and what is not. I all looks the same shading and not well distinct from each other
Congrats from me and keep going!
I found a description of this beast in an old Chinese Bestiary. The beast is called a Fei-Lian. I created it in painter. I based the body on a deer, and the head of a bird. The tail I just made up, I wanted its spine to show, but I don't think it is convincing. I like the beast and I might improve it and use it later.
This is my first try out in painter.
Last edited by ranunkel; December 15th, 2010 at 09:15 AM.
I am trying to work out some poses for fairies. Hm... the hands are a problem need to work them out better!
This was done partly from observations on location and from a reference photo I took. I used H-6B pencils. I am fascinated with organic shapes, and I wonder if I could use this later for a fairy painting as background.
Ranunkel, the sketches from life are looking great. Is that really your first work in Painter? It's great!
Nice variety of media. The first loose sketch you posted is a good way of learning how light and form work, so keep that in mind. Loose work is where we learn the most.
WOA at the tonal pencil drawings of flowers! Love them especially. Aaah such cleanliness.
I love the chicken flower! I didn't notice right away until I read your notes- How creative to do that and pull it off.
I also enjoyed to point of view from which you drew the botanical pencil study, it really makes the viewer feel as though they are in amongst the plants.
It took me like three hours to finish the shading on your upper lip. It's probably the best drawing I've ever done.
My sketchbook (it'll get good near the end)
This is my first attempt to paint a digital landscape.
I started out roughly and I tried to be a bit abstract. I removed the dino/dragon and decide on a wolf instead, but I might change that again later.
I did the painting in Painter and Paint Shop Pro X. Now that I was experimenting, I decided to try some of the filters in Paint Shop Pro X. I grey scaled the painting to see if I liked the values. I used the illumination filter to see what they could do, and I also tried the perspective tool to see if I could get a stronger image by changing it. I went a bit over the top with the sun-bust filter, but now I know what they can do, and I can keep that in mined.
As I am new to this, I would love to hear what you think and if you have any ting to add to my experiment!
Veryvery nice sketches!! I especially love your pencil work.
The environment is nice, but i don't get what those blue/green lines are?
"Alle Erinnerung ist Gegenwart"
thanks for your visiting my SB i like what you post in this thread (sketch book ) looks nice.
The unique thing that you have ability to shade in nice and correct value, and the landscape looks creative.
keep it up and post more
try to put your thread's link to your comments to help the people to visit your SketchBook and help you to improve your artwork by give you crites and advices
note: if you are new here in this forum i'll help you first go to USER CP it's up there
then choose from SETTINGS & OPTIONS choose EDIT SIGNATURE
you find squere to write any thing in it up it there are many buttons for interesting
functionals try to find INSERT LINK it's has the earth sample with other sample click on it
insert the copy link that you have to copy it from the address link of your SketchBook address and then save it .
go to do any comment to make sure it's work
good luck and have fun
good to see some one sit and wait until finish from the drawing
nice guitar Gestures , i do like it
keep it up
Note: photoshop the best in the digital paint study try it , cheers.
Nice start Ranunkel,i love the botanical flower,your sb is looking good just keep practicing and post more.
Awesome artist and friends
Really nice work with the pencils,you seem to handle values pretty well!
Keep it up!
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Hi there! looks like you have fun doing what you do
I'd like to see some looser perspective work to get some more depth in those lovely pencil scenes.
Your approach to line in those first life drawings has something nice going on too, the gestured pattern makes me think Matisse.