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July 14th, 2011 #1
twell's sketchbookYou're welcome!
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Some quick value studies.
Last edited by twell; July 18th, 2011 at 10:54 AM.
July 17th, 2011 #3
A few more doodles..
Last edited by twell; July 18th, 2011 at 10:55 AM.
July 18th, 2011 #4
A still life, acrylics on a paper.
Last edited by twell; July 18th, 2011 at 10:40 AM.
July 22nd, 2011 #5
A sketch for today.
August 4th, 2011 #6
Here are anatomy studies and some random stuff i've done recently.
August 8th, 2011 #7
Here it goes..
August 16th, 2011 #8
This time a really rough one. Ref used.
August 28th, 2011 #9
A couple of new studies and an enviro, ref used.
August 31st, 2011 #10
Here's a study I've done not so long ago.
September 4th, 2011 #11
Thanks for dropping by my SB.
You've got a great start here.... keep painting like this
As critique, your gray-scale paintings seems to stay in one mid range of values, and seem to lack a bit of contrast.. try to use some extreme values too to really pop out the composition.
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September 4th, 2011 #12
Thanks for your reply and your precise advice. Don't know why but I was always afraid to use the darkest darks and brighest brights.
Well, todays update. First one's an attempt to do a still life. Second is a naked chick study and the rest are my scribbles from imagination to remember what I've learned from my anatomy studies.
September 4th, 2011 #13
Nice studies again.
You actually have a good understanding of values as i see in your studies.
I have heard this from plenty of sources and learnt through practice... best practice is to set a fairly dark grey as your darkest dark and a light grey as your lightest light... paint till one point.. then take your blacks and whites(specular highlights, contact shadows etc.)... and pop out those forms... really makes a difference.
Give it a shot.
September 5th, 2011 #14
September 5th, 2011 #15
I actually use this method but it doesn't seem to work well for me, i guess that's just a matter of practise. Thanks anyway.
Thank you. I've actually tried to paint with acrylics a few times only, however I will certainly do it again. Would love to try out oil painting. As for my pencil stuff, well, maybe that's just a matter of taste. )
Ok, a small up. Just some scribbles from head.
September 8th, 2011 #16
September 10th, 2011 #17
Thanks for dropping by my humble SB. I am afraid one straight line is a bit of a long shot for me at the moment.
Well, here we go, a small series of portraits...
September 12th, 2011 #18
Todays up, colour study.
September 24th, 2011 #19
A Velasquez master-study and pages from my sketchbook.
October 1st, 2011 #20
Long time no up.
October 2nd, 2011 #21
Greetings! Thanks for dipping into my pool of leeches ^^ i rlly like your Velasquez studies. Looking rlly nice indeed. About the pencil sketches ...i feel that if you are using that earthy paper it wud be way cooler if you can pop the highlights out of that paper's color medium by using sumfing like Prismacolor. White is pretty cool but it's up to you what you wanna use as long as it's light obviously that wud give a lil edge to your sketches...if you are already using shading you shud do highlight too! it's a major plus to the finish and it helps to define the form better with only a lil effort. A great practice! Keep woerkin hard!
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October 8th, 2011 #22
Thanks for kind words and a useful advice.
October 17th, 2011 #23
This time Repin study.
October 24th, 2011 #24
Rembrandt study and a doodle.
October 28th, 2011 #25
Space suit study and a few doodles.
October 28th, 2011 #26
LOVE the studies man, really amazing progress just on one page! Facial construction has improved so much, your really feeling the form now and its great to see!
Keep this up!
November 1st, 2011 #27
November 5th, 2011 #28
fenixx I'm glad you like them.
A skin/face study and some quick doodles.
November 18th, 2011 #29
Value studies and some coloured pencil sketches.
December 20th, 2011 #30