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I hope to be good one day to draw the Balrog from the Lord of the Rings movie. The image would be when the whip end flares after the creature whirls and snaps it. Gandalf would be facing him on the bridge.
It's a nerdy thing, but I would love to be able to capture the intensity of that moment.
I've always had a lot of ideas. I just wanted to be able to record them.
super heroes. Mine, and others.
To hell with that, I justed wanted to draw what was in my damn head!
My SketchBook http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=139784
http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=192127"Everything must serve the idea. The means used to convey the idea should be the simplest and clear. Just what is required. No extra images. To me this is a universal principle of art. Saying as much as possible with a minimum of means."-John Huston, Director
Ninja Turtles and Loony Toons characters.
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Well, this wasn't when I started to draw, like most here I just wanted to be able to draw everything and my own ideas so this was more of a early mid-draw crisis, but...
Pyramidhead (not the movie version). Oh the tween torment and nights when I cried myself to sleep because I couldn't draw his helmet in the right perspective, or in the right anything.
First it was super heroes, now I want to be as good as the Old Masters when it comes to painting.
Doctors heal you, Artists immortalize you.
"Those who can, do. Those who can't, teach" - bullshit.
The usual staples for anatomy:
I really, really wanted to paint this:
Edit: I removed my image because in retrospect it felt like an attention grab. I'll do a proper master study.. One day, baby...
Dave Gallagher painted this. Thanks Vermis.
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Sketchbook Livestream Infinity Wars
Blessed are they who see beautiful things in humble places where other people see nothing. - Camille Pissarro
I can't believe you reminded me of this!!! Moosh from LOZ: Oracle of Ages. Very random. It was in the booklet that came with the GameBoy, I remember struggling for hours with colored pencil.
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Or maybe check out my friends, they deserve it more.
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Drawing group:"The fate of us all lies deep in the dark when time stands still at the Iron Hill."
Ha ha! I was something like 5 years old and I had this picture in my head of a little girl wearing a white dress with a wreath of flowers in her hair. I tried so hard to get it out on paper and couldn't understand why it wasn't working. That's the earliest memory I have of wanting to draw something. I also remember my kindergarten teacher asking me why I never drew fingers on people's hands and I said something like "because that's the way I draw them!" My very first instance of "that's my style man!"
And then God said, "Let us make man in our likeness and our image. Let us make him ridiculously hard to draw so that poor artists everywhere will have to spend 10,000+ hours failing repeatedly before they can begin to capture the form and likeness onto a two-dimensional surface." And there was man. And it was good. And artists everywhere lost their minds.
I can't remember.
You did a nice job, it's just a shame IMO that you didn't keep the same strong yet diffuse overhead lighting as in the image. You might be able to take those whites back with a sharp eraser though.[...]
I really, really wanted to draw this:
This was my attempt:
I changed the Symbolism a bit though..
Who painted that by the way?
On topic: When I was in highschool, I wanted to be one of those Japanese Final Fantasy artists or ... Hyung Tae Kim. One day I read an interview with him, which I mildly hoped would give away neat pro tips or some secret technique of his I dunno, but the most helpful bit really was where he explained that he looked at a lot of art and always wondered what made good stuff so and used that to make his own better. At that moment I thought "if that's good enough for him it's good enough for me" and started trying to aim higher than emulating his lines and tricks.
Horses. I used to be quite good at them, but I haven't drawn one for years.
Yeaahhhh I probably just wanted to draw Pokemon and anime and various Cartoon Network cartoons (how uninteresting! )
Everything, but largely super-heroes and fantasy characters, both original and fan.
I wanted to be able to draw something like the old masters. I was an unusual kid, I was fascinated by Goya, Rembrandt, Caravaggio and the other masters and could spend hours just looking at paintings.
Never too late.Originally Posted by Black SpotHorses. I used to be quite good at them, but I haven't drawn one for years.
"I wish to paint in such a manner as if I were photographing dreams" - Zdzislaw BeksinskiMy Happy Little Sketchbook, please check it out and help me get better!
I forgot to edit my post but after posting I had found this page where it says it was painted by Karl Kopinski. If you look him up you'll see he makes sense too. One of our links is wrong, but I couldn't find the image on Kopinski's website and Gallagher doesn't seem to have one so... Perhaps Damascus knows? Sorry for the OT.It's one of Dave Gallagher's.