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    Jacqs' Sketchbook Journey: Critique Wanted!

    Hi all,

    I'm an sophmore illustration major at RISD, and for the past year or so I've hit a hard wall in terms of art; I just feel like I haven't made any major improvements in awhile, and I feel like I have a lot to learn (especially in digital painting/painting in general); so I will use this site to chart my progress, develop my painting skills, and learn lots from you guys (Everyone on this site is so incredible!). Please give me critique/advice on how to keep improving! I would love to hear any suggestions you have


    Here's Digital painting study I did a month ago inspired by the photoshop digital painting tutorial thread on here. don't have much confidence in digital painting at this point. Here's a study I did of an apple about a month ago.



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    Hi matey

    Euw That first image has much creepyness about it mate!! I wouldnt crit anything as yet just keep drawing and drawing and post as much of it as you can.

    all the best with the work

    A great kind hearted lumbering bullock



    http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=209918 = my Sketchbook
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    thanks lightship, much appreciated; I'll definitely be posting more studies soon. Also, i hope my drawing didn't creep you out too much.

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    Went to a figure drawing session with my tablet today. Was a really interesting experience. At first it was hard to get used to life-drawing with the tablet, but by the end of it I felt like I got the hang of it, and I used color for the last pose. Throughout the session, I was focused on defining major masses and planes of value. I'm definitely going to bring it to the next session on tuesday, and then on wednesday, and I hope that I can refine my drawings more. The drawings below range from quick gestures to 20 minute poses.

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    wanted to try my hand at more dynamic digital illustration,. Here's the final product, which I still want to work back into.


    Ideally, I'd like it to achieve this level of refinent in this image, which i'm totally inspired by: http://rye-bread.deviantart.com/#/d46fa67



    Also, does anyone have any good advice how to digitally paint from imagination? I'm fine doing it with traditional medias, but really struggle when it comes to the computer.

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    more figure drawing

    20 minute pose

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    hey there!

    Wasn't able to post for awhile because of laziness/school craziness but I will be more regular in my posting (1x every other day). I did some figure studies yesterday out of the Famous Artist course and Hogarth's book. I'm pretty rusty because I haven't been drawing much since I started this big oil painting. I still need to hold off on details and focus on drawing through my simple forms, and hands! hands need a lot of work.

    Qustion for anyone that's looking: a lot of the books I read reccomend making conci shapes forms to develop a good vocabulary for drawing the body from your head, but I find that this method is really impractical when I'm actually drawing from life. What's your guys' experience?

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    Also, I made this on sunday. Any critique is appreciated:

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    more figure studies

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    studies from life...and mild profanity

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    more life drawing...i'm donig other things I promise

    with these I tried to provide more of an interpetation with what I was seeing, and use inner contour lines to define the form...still needs work

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