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    Jason's Sketchbook - CRITS WELCOMED!

    Jason Brongel's sketchbook.

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    Some stuff I did in the past 2 weeks. I'll start uploading regularly to this thing, and if I have the time I'll scan some of my sketches on paper.

    First four are tonal studies (about 1-2 hours each), the one after is a sketch idea for a painting, last one is a concept sketch starting off with just a silhouette.
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    interesting stuff so far, biggest critic would be edges. The second set of images all have a blurriness to them that a few minuets of refining could clear up pretty good. Except the pear- his edges are pretty clear
    Overall you seem to have a good grasp on volumes and proportions and stuff. Keep up the good fight!
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    For the concept one, it feels like the highlights aren't following the form

    I love the tonal studies! keep it up
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    I agree with Rhubix, nothing more to really add.
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    Rhubix: Thanks Ah I know exactly what you mean. I think it might be the brush I'm using, making it more difficult to get those really crisp edges. The fruit study was done slightly different using a mask with a hard brush 100% flow.

    Kudaku: Thanks. Yea, I see what you mean. I was focusing more on trying to create with lines less with form. I'll work on that.

    Diarum: Cool, thanks.

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    The first is another 2 hour master copy for understanding tone. Frazetta really does a good job with muscles, I might do another from him soon.

    The other is a thumbnail idea for that fairy painting. Trying to apply some composition knowledge I'm learning.
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    Coming along coming along. Keep studying!!
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    I like you should continue with one! Push it!!!
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    I like the Frazzetta influence. Keep it up!
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    Poetry Man: Thanks

    Wingal: You're right I should push one. I did a 3 and half hour recently. I think if I do one of about 6 hours, I'll really understand a lot of the finer details.

    Theodor: Thanks. I'm learning a bit from his work. I recently gained a liking to a lot of old school fantasy.

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    First two are gesture drawings. I won't clutter this page with these things. However, I'm seeing if working with silhouettes and value only will help

    Another frazetta master copy. 3 and 1/2 hours.

    Sketch of a knight girl... I'm doing something wrong, I know it.

    Last is more thumbnails for my fairy painting.
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    Really nice work, I love your shading. Your composition is really nice, too, especially in your first image. Can't wait to see more.
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    Hey Jason!

    Nice varied studies, keep it up. With the knight girl, I would say her torso is a bit too narrow for my liking and her neck should be more prominent. I really dig the pose though.
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    I really like your style, make more so I'm looking forward to seeing more!
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