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Thread: It's never too late to learn
January 3rd, 2012 #1
It's never too late to learn
I'm joining this site with the hopes that I can improve my art. I will truly appreciate any advice or critiques and I will try to update at least once a week. So let's begin
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January 3rd, 2012 #3
love your pen and ink work
The confidence of your strokes, love the cross hatching work...your anatomy on the pen and inks works...nice proportions.
oh and welcome to CA.
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January 3rd, 2012 #4Registered User
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Welcome! You're off to a good start. Looking forward to more!
My Sketchbook: Criticisms and Feedback needed
"A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step."
Lao-tzu, The Way of Lao-tzu
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January 4th, 2012 #5
sombertwin: Thank you for the welcome as well as the kind words
bish0p2004: Thanks for the welcome and the luck, I just hope I can improve.
Some 60 second digital drawings using posemaniacs, 2 pages of studies using http://www.pixelovely.com/gesture/figuredrawing.php, Some more ink studies of Michelangelo's drawings and a ink sketch from photo reference
January 5th, 2012 #6
Love it. I can see a lot of personality in some of these quick sketches which I believe qualifies them for at least partial success. Also, I adore your lines.
Keep it coming!
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January 5th, 2012 #7
Hi there, Thanks for stopping by, Great work here, really like the cross hatching, gives quite an amount of structure to your figures
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January 5th, 2012 #8
January 5th, 2012 #9
KT Samurai: Partial success is better than no success Thanks for the comment
KrispyKream: Thank you, I always like to build forms with hatching. I'm glad you like it.
Blueflies: Thanks, Gesture drawings are really helpful, I'm happy mine inspired you to do more.
Now for some more art. The first quick studies are done from an mma fight on tv.
Second is quick study of armor from photo ref in ballpoint and the last ones are two quick portrait sketches from photo ref in ink.
January 6th, 2012 #10
Some simple digital torso studies from photo ref
January 6th, 2012 #11
Your most recents posts are quite lovely! I look forward to watching your progress!!
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January 6th, 2012 #12
I love the hatching you use! And your gestures are amazingly well-defined for only 60-seconds... it's impressive!
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January 7th, 2012 #13
CarlyH: Thank you
Vekke: Thanks, I'm glad you like the hatching.
Another simple digital torso study from ref.
January 8th, 2012 #14
Some quick skull ink studies from life, did a little quick photoshop editing/cleaning on the outline on the left of the first and the back of the last one.
January 9th, 2012 #15
Pencil Sketches of fishing lures as well as some marker and ink ones
January 9th, 2012 #16
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January 11th, 2012 #17
DSiwek: Thank you for the kind comments
An ink, acrylic, marker skull study from life
January 11th, 2012 #18
Some quick skulls from imagination done in ink and a study of a room from a photo in ballpoint.
January 11th, 2012 #19
Quick digital study of a sculpture in the metropolitan museum of art from photo ref.
January 12th, 2012 #20
Quick sketch of a city in N Korea from photo ref
January 13th, 2012 #21
A few Andrew Loomis studies and some portrait studies from photo ref
January 14th, 2012 #22
An ink and two quick acrylic studies of portraits from photo ref
January 14th, 2012 #23Registered User
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I really love your cross-hatch work. I've always been pretty bad at that particular technique, so I can really respect when someone does it and does it well. Keep up the good work!
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January 15th, 2012 #24
Digital portrait study (accidentally made the canvas too small :/ so I included an enlarged one)
January 15th, 2012 #25
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January 15th, 2012 #26
January 16th, 2012 #27
Blueflies Glad you like the inks I will try to.
An ink study of a girl from photo ref
January 17th, 2012 #28
Ink portrait of a girl from photo ref
January 18th, 2012 #29
cool portraits, really like the cross hatched ones.
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January 19th, 2012 #30
will123will: Thank you
Two quick ink portraits from photo ref