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March 28th, 2011 #1
Rooster's Sketch Dump
For critique, comments and general viewing pleasure (if that's what it can be called).
After a fairly recent artistic epiphany, I've been trying to seperate my style from the anime influence and move more toward the simplicity of Disney animation. I love the certainty of stroke that animators have and, even though I'm hoping to be a comic artist, I hope to emulate that in my own art.
Sketches to follow shortly.
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whew....Didn't realize I had all these studies on my computer. >_>
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hi Josie . first, you should tell if the paintings you do are from observation or mind, it'd be better to get right critics . Then, i think you're on the right path . Just take your time to get the proportions right before painting, or it'll be a pain in the ass to change the whole color stuff, or even worse, getting lazy to change your mistakes at this stage would be the worst thing that can happen . you have some understanding of light . You are well separating light and shadow, so we can directly see where the light is coming from . then, you should try to play with the subtilities to describe form . Try to avoid those values patches . The values are ALWAYS different from any point, even if it's slightly . It's rare that you have a big patch of value on the same area, even if you see it on photos, those values are wrong ( photos are most of the time underexposed or overexposed ) you should get some stuff about light theory, such as core shadow, cast shadow, reflected light, etc, and see how it works on real life . Also i really suggest you to paint from real life, this is more difficult than from photo, and way more interesting in terms of moods and colors ! Try to paint simple objects at the beginning, then, when you'll be more at ease, find a mirror and do selfportraits, it'll be great !
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October 16th, 2011 #9
I do Master Studies, see?
October 16th, 2011 #10
And then I do other stuff sometimes.
Those color ones are costume design concepts. You know, for theatre. I'm the assistant costume designer now at our university theatre department.
October 21st, 2011 #11
Your gestures and perspective drawings are good. I also, like the line-work on the characters. Keep at it! :3
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