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    Jonny Shaw's Sketchbook

    Hi Guys, new member here today (how did I not find this place before?!) thought I'd start my sketchbook

    I was a little limited on equipment... being on the day job....shhhhhh!
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    Back to Basics

    Being (now thankfully) humbled by the standard of work on ConceptArt.org I'm trying to learn the basics...

    Today heads..
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    Female Poses

    Few poses from this morning...
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    Speed Paintings

    Random speed paintings.
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    I like the first character sketch, very nice environments.
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    "Society will DRAW a circle that shuts me out, but my superior thoughts will DRAW me in." -Marva Collins

    "Character is what you know you are not what others think you are." -Marva Collins
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    Cheers! Would really like to go back to some tighter pieces, but very busy with projects at the mo. Quick speedpainting from last night again with a mouse. Think I'll do more of these - they really help.
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    Messed this one up a lot...

    ..reason for the speed paintings is I've been doing them on the night shift, don't have a tablet whilst there and just using GIMP with a mouse.

    Really messed this one up and the values got screwed, adding pointless detail when I should have kept it basic concentrated on the composision and done many more of them. Should have kept that for the tablet work.

    I quite like the idea though, these huge big mechanical ships emerging from the river, city at war. Think I'll work this idea into a full paint when I get chance (but with a more dynamic viewpoint)
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    Pilgrimage

    Went back to basics. Another quicky from last night, ran out of time, so will spend a little more on this tonight. Few more mid ground elements and a splash of colour.
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    Scrapbook 2011

    Put a little montage together for this past year, its pretty much a scrapbook affair, but hopefully I will get down to creating some much tighter work for a compilation for 2012.

    http://www.youtube.com/user/digilock.../0/W7QTSCGFQPs
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    Another quick painting "Harbour Attack!"

    Not exactly a speed painting, took a couple of hours, but using GIMP, Mouse & unplanned.

    As a side note, I've now started blogging my work (plan to turn it into a portfolio once I have enough work of standard). Please feel free to take a look and critique away http://www.digilocker.co.uk
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    some pretty cool concepts in the making, i think some obvious benefits would be some more anatomical studies, and also sometimes u randomly throw in big lines in your speedpaintings, thats cool but i think u shud be careful, some stand out a mile and distract from the overall piecee..
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    A couple of other experimental paints I forgot to put in..

    Eden City: This one was overworked and underplanned, but was eager to try out my new tablet. I wasn't sure of the content so played about with it too much, but hopefully learnt a fair bit in the process, mainly - if you're gonna spend hours tightening it up make sure you at least spend an hour planning & exploring thumbs & content. Its a lot harder to change things about as things tighten up.

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    Angel Creek: No planning either on this one, but was quite a speedy paint and after the pains of the previous paint decided to leave this loose and move on.

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    A few recent bits..
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    (captured this one)


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    I love everything in here !
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