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    Sushy's not so daily self-portraits [21-1-2013]

    Last edited by Sushy; January 21st, 2013 at 03:23 PM.
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    You used them to opaque. Try to make your portraits in pencil first! Then slightly over the weeks move over to acrylics. Before you paint alla prima, lay down a pencil sketch, then a layer fixative, and then apply wash after wash acrylics.

    But as I said, stick to the pencil for a while.

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    Thanks!
    I barely know anything about acrylics! xD
    Next time I use acrylics I shall try your suggestion.

    Yeah I shall make some pencil portraits first... Today's one is done with ballpoint pen though (however the sketch was penciled xD).

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    I thought I would also add my photo that you can see how I am supposed to look like.

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    number 4~!
    And I drew GUNDAMS FROM IMAGINATION...
    while I usually draw them from reference so... that's awesome.
    *must practice more*

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    with markers..

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    Awesome that you're doing this! One tip, you might wanna take some more time in setting up the basic proportions before you rendered anything yet, really try to take the time and put everything in its right place to the milimeter! right now a lot looks really off. Keep it up and you'll see tons of inprovement!

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    Daily?! Coool, keep it up! Persevere and they'll only get better. Make sure to do studies outside of self portraits too though.

    A quick tip: The whites of the eyes aren't always white. Are the whites of your eyes really the brightest part of the picture? Make sure you check for the values when doing these.

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    Phade01 Yeah I am not a very patient sketcher... I prefer to draw everything right away (which of course doesn't work XD). I shall try to construct it better first
    Oh and thanks for the water by the way xD

    skMOP Yeah, daily! Or at least try to ^^ I shall pay attention to it, the eyes certainly sometimes look way too bright xD

    Here's today's self-portrait... Done rather quickly while being tired/not focused.

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    Doing one a day is a fun, short activity, but it limits the amount of stuff you can learn. Make 4 per week and the other 3 days, you spend on doing one in detail. Trying to get outlines and everything as close as possible.
    Also, your sketchbook, I need to see more still lives/nature/detail studies(hands, feet, bones),... and less stylized gundam stuff. Yes, they're fun to do, I agree, but don't start with applying shortcuts to what you know before what you know has a solid basis in reality.

    Good luck.

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    @Hyskoa: hahaha yeah I like doing Gundams. One of the reasons I started drawing them was... to learn how to draw mechanical things. I have no idea where to start when it comes to that. I guess drawing gundams isn't really the way to go then, but I have no idea what else is. ^^;
    When I read your comment I started working on a still life right away
    Just a silly plate and fork, but still, it's a start

    Today's self-portrait...
    number 13 already.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sushy View Post
    I have no idea where to start when it comes to that.
    Draw washing machines, plumbing, cars, tractors, trains, etc.
    The things gundams are based upon were mostly vehicles to begin with + samurai outfits, clothes in general really.

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    @Hyskoa: yeah you are right! I tend to forget that sometimes XD

    Here are the portraits of yesterday and today... It feels like I am degenerating. I see so many mistakes! D=
    I have a bigger mirror as well now so I wanted to do a (almost) complete figure study. Unfortunately the proportions... got... well... as you can see...

    *note to self: I really must take more time for sketching and not dive in right away*

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    16/17

    Both with charcoal pencil. Working with charcoal pencils seems to be a struggle XD

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    Finally updating this!

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    Last one is nice <3 also ecoline, I have to try this stuff. Just focus on capturing proportions and You'll be better with time

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    thank you

    Oh gosh I have been neglecting this thread again :V
    Not good.
    I will try to get some more self-portraits done!

    Here are two more to add to the collection

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    Great stuff you have here! You might find the book Drawing The Head and Hands helpful.
    You can download it for free at http://alexhays.com/loomis/

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    @ranunkel: that is great! Thank you I downloaded it right away.

    Here are some self-portraits from this week...

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    4 more :V

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    OHHHH

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    This sp thread is way too awesome Sushy!
    You are improving greatly. Keep it up.


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    Definite progress, I love how you're experimenting. Keep it up you've inspired me

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    Thanks I am glad it inspired you.

    Here are 4 more:

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    Loads of improvement in here!
    The last one is really awesome.
    Do you work from photos, or with a mirror?

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    @Lyraina: Thank you These are all done from a mirror.

    Here are some more...

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