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    Anaiira Needs Practice. :D

    I've sort of always grown up with art. I had a ton of art lessons as a kid, but I was mostly told to just go sit and put such and such stroke at such and such place. A lot of my background is in traditional media, mostly pencil/paper sketches. I'm sure some of the theory seeped into me somehow, but when drawing, I mostly go by intuition, and I feel like that's just not getting me anywhere.

    Anyway. Here I am now. I'm in first year of university, heading towards a bachelors in science and dreading it.

    I want to get (a lot) better at art.

    HOPEFULLY, I'll be able to post two pieces a week?

    /insert some old stuff and new stuff/

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    Weeeeee. 60s sketches! (really large pictures!)

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    In much need of critiquing!

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    Huh. Really? That's messed up. Oh well. I'll bother you often, so you can link over anytime you want. XD And I asked about the drafting stuff because I did it before (not professionally), and it looked familiar.
    Well... that was for a project. I choose that topic (architecture) to focus on urban things and objects. I never did those things and I also never worked with colors, before I went to CA.

    I've been (trying) to do 60s sketches at posemaniacs, because they have a program that switches the picture every 60s. I find that I can't capture the details. How are you doing that?
    Yeah, I use that, too. But I've made myself a little 60 second soundtrack in a playlist with other music. I count myself down, so I'm always about 50 to 80 seconds at one figure. The little Things I drew in was to remind myself of major muscles and bones. And you by yourself are the most critical person, I watched over your sketches and I think they are really good, just keep up practicing. Btw, great color pieces are in here. I'd be happy to here more from you, bro! =)

    Steffen

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    Finished(ish) product!

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    Heh

    Great work in here that pineapple look tasty

    Like your 60 sec pieces too, iv'e been doing some of these and mine look mostly the same, Will post some in my SB when i get round to it.

    Like your final for teen challenge also and hope you particpate next week, know i will be cos i have a week off from school

    Keep at it, you've got some great work here

    Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
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    That's brilliant! I always had this sense of unease with posemaniacs, because I was always thinking I'd run out of time any second.
    Yeah, I saw the changes since I'm doing it this way, just give that a try, very easy to organize (Audacity etc... KLICK ME!).

    I like the colour choices for the phone. Watch out for your perspective. The lines don't seem to converge properly...?
    I will, you're right. The rendering etc. was for school, I will work that more out in the net days and post it here. And now I'll do some sketches ;)

    Yours, Steffen

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    I love the movie still. very cool. The reflection on the fruit and vase came out really well too

    >>Sketchbook<<

    Blogger
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    It's progress, NOT perfection.
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    I absolutely suck at keeping threads up. D:



    I do think I'm going to go find some panoramic pictures and practice drawing landscape.

    And people.

    And frigging mechanical items.

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    TC121! I seriously have not drawn like this in forever. Or used skills that I have, but don't use???

    I'm retarded. Oh well.

    EDIT: In other news, I now have a Bridgman's book from the library. Practice time!

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    Sometimes, I hate tumblr so much.
    ...
    But it's so convenient for uploading!

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    You should update your sketchbook more!

    I like your paintings especially...

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    Man. Trying to get back into the groove of things after what feels like years (actually 2) of hiatus from drawing things. NO MORE. Screw architecture and 3D modeling.

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    I find this full of lolz:

    T=15min:


    T=4-5hrs:


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