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August 28th, 2011 #1
I really want to get better Oo!
I'm Niko or Nikolai How ever you want to call me.
I'm from Germany. I really want to get better in drawing, painting and anatomy
please give me tips an feedback how get better.
And yes my English is not the best^^ maybe i could improve it too.
I will try to post every day some of my practices.
Last edited by Nimao; August 13th, 2012 at 05:57 PM.
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Here are my first Practices from now. the first to are from Posemaniacs and the last are Nose practices inspired from ruan jias sketches. maybe tomorrow i will post something in color. =)
August 29th, 2011 #3
First some Posemaniac. Then i made some face study.
a problem is that i make the face to much narrow and something
with the perspective is wrong but i don't get it 8[ sometimes its so depressing.
Maybe i have to push myself more to really get it in my head.
August 29th, 2011 #4
some shading what i did some minutes ago.
August 30th, 2011 #5
tried to color something but i don't get it right ;\ maybe i should draw from photo References befor i start from mind..
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The thing about using photo references when drawing human anatomy is the lack of depth in the picture. You will learn a lot faster if you try to make a selfportrait or ask a friend to pose for an hour or two. When using Photoshop I suggest you to try to get the values right at first. Forget about colour, focus on making a painting look right just in black, grey and white tones. You can always add color layers or change the brush preset to color when everything is already established and readable. Keep it up!
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maybe you're not taking enough time to do those gestures, as glenn vilppu said "they might look as if they were done fast but in reality they're done quite slow" at least when at first when you're just starting to understand it
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August 31st, 2011 #8
September 1st, 2011 #9
right because i have often problems to give myself more time.. i really have
to work on that.
into it after i painted it in black and white.
July 26th, 2012 #10
hi everyone i wasn't here for a long time.. i forget that i had a sketchbook her too.. I have a sketchbook at the crimson daggers forum http://crimsondaggers.com/forum/thread-324-page-10.html.. but i think i'm switching back too conceptart.org.. soo here are some of my latest stuff about 1-2 two weeks old.. i going to try to update earlier..
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I really like your characters and Mulan painting, your studies are great too!
July 28th, 2012 #12
started a old Bloodsport from the Crimson Daggers because i don't know what to do =)
July 28th, 2012 #13
concept practice.. im not happy with it.. but im going try to do more often concept sketches
July 28th, 2012 #14
anatomy practices.. from hogarth =)
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July 29th, 2012 #17
@kevin: thanks, i will =)
Quick color study about ~40min
July 31st, 2012 #18
anatomy studies.. i want to get better.. from time to time i always get so angry because i am still so bad at it =(
July 31st, 2012 #19
started the birthday present for my brother... here is the sketch =)
July 31st, 2012 #20
Great sketchbook! You've already improved a lot from the beginning, and that latest sketch you posted is looking really awesome. Keep it up!!
Please drop by my sketchbook and help me improve!
July 31st, 2012 #21
Some good work in here! Post more. It seems to me that some of the heads that you draw in 3/4 view are not foreshortened properly or in perspective, try constructing the head with some perspective lines to help lay the features out properly. Keep up the good work!
July 31st, 2012 #22
Great improvement since the start, be more patient with your crosshatching. Keep up the good work!
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August 1st, 2012 #24
thanks guys! i try to improve what mentioned! thanks for advice! ;D
waaa failed so hard again 8[
August 1st, 2012 #25
Update of the birthday present for my brother =D
August 4th, 2012 #26
polishing the hole time 8)
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