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January 18th, 2012 #1
I´m suffering a horrible disease... it´s called a motivational slump!
Yeah, you heared right, folks. Devastating, isn´t it?
A sketchbook here will be hopefully my cure.
My aim is to get back the routine, I had a few years ago and to improve of course, as much as possible.
Let´s get productive!
Last edited by KiBa; January 18th, 2012 at 06:53 PM.
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Good start. Wanna see more, ok!
January 18th, 2012 #3
here´s some recent stuff
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January 19th, 2012 #6
Sick start to your sketchbook! Your pieces have a lot of energy and your characters are definitely itnteresting, love that sneaky guy in the jacket. Looking forward to more and maybe seeing some envs
January 19th, 2012 #7
love the last one!
sb most art copied to page 1
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I like especially these gnome like fella in gray scales Fantastic works overall!
January 19th, 2012 #11
that´s a warm welcome, I would say ;D
thanks guys, very much appreciated! If that´s not motivating, I don´t know what is
Want to focus more on studies in the future. I never made any, so I realise how inefficient I was.
Color is still my biggest weakness (and environments and so forth^^). My color management isn´t very precise, it is often only a lucky guess. That needs to be changed.
15-25min thumbs, nuff said
January 19th, 2012 #12
January 22nd, 2012 #13
Again a bunch of color study thumbs, characters and a few scribbles.
I started to take a look at Loomis for the purpose of learning to simplify form. My first heads look really crappy, but I´m certain that will change with a bit of practise. It´s just difficult for me at the moment to draw objects from different perspectives, that´s why all my characters are static for example.
So much to do
January 22nd, 2012 #14
I absolutely love the style of your characters Keep it coming!
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January 25th, 2012 #17
ColeBot612 hey, thanks man
in2eternity glad, you dropped by The only thing I´m comfortable with, are characters at the moment^^
Sebastian jep, läuft einwandfrei. Danke dir!
I made a little compilation of different faces, but somehow they often tend to be very similar. Took more time than expected, but it was a lot of fun. While doing these, I came to the realization that sadly I can draw better with my tablet than with pencil
January 25th, 2012 #18
I also have a problem with sameface characters. I found this pdf to be really cool, though I haven't really applied it to any of my artwork yet, but you might find it helpful in designing more unique faces! It's an interesting new way of doing it I suppose.
Loomis is fantastic for studying how the head is put together but his teachings do kind of lead to everyone looking the same unless you really push it.
January 28th, 2012 #19
I will definitely give it a read. Thanks!
Of course you can always just exaggerate and make huge noses, strange head forms etc., but then in gets comic like very fast. I want to find a balance in that. It all comes down to practise and observation.
here´s some basic stuff... skulls
(the rendered ones of course with ref)
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January 28th, 2012 #21
KiBa Keep it up man you're getting there
p.s your skulls look a hella lot better then mine in my sketchbook
January 28th, 2012 #22
ich habe kein anhnung was "Skull" ist auf Deutsch aber lecker skezzebuch < Ich habe kein anhnung ob ich habe das richitig geschreiben auch.
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richtig schöne studien!
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January 29th, 2012 #25
Silence! I kill you! Haha, nice studies, dude.
January 29th, 2012 #26
Hey, nice work, especial the environment studies. One suggestion, concentrate on the darker tones and use the lighter areas/highlights sparingly, small hints of highlighted areas are better at conveying reality and a sense of scale.
Keep it up!
February 3rd, 2012 #27
February 3rd, 2012 #28
cooles Sketchbook!!! Die Schädel sehen richtig gut aus.
Grüße aus München,
Risen from the Dead
February 3rd, 2012 #29
slowly but surely, i will (hopefully) thank you
oho, danke dir!
that´s amazing german right there!
"skull" = "der Schädel"
Thanks, glad you like it^^
Did the "GetHim" skull also remind you of achmed? ;D hehe, thanks
yeah, I know what you mean. I sometimes push the bright values like a madman, especially in the sky. Will work on it, thanks for the comment!
you got me, right there :_( my drawing sucks bigtime. Neglected the pencil quite a long time and that´s the result, but this will be fixed!
hey zerstörer! (wenn scho, denn scho )
Grüße aus der Hauptstadt
I was thinking about studies quite a bit. As I already mentioned, I am totally not used to doing those, never bothered to do any. Back then, I was so proud of myself, for being able to draw everything from imagination and judged others for using reference. They are just copying images, right, right? WRONG
Of course I changed my mind and just recently I started doing studies, thanks to university buddies.
Still I´m not sure how to approach studies and will hopefully get something out of it soon. Sometimes it just ends with the feeling of achieving nothing and making a copy. Should I detail it out like crazy? What for? Or maybe just a rough definition of values and form?
Yada, Yada, Yada... I can count the amount of studies I made on my hands and I´m already whining
My plan right now is learning the basics, focusing on human anatomy first -> character design
So don´t wonder why I´m only drawing silly skulls ;D
Quite a tiny update for today:_( Waiting for semester break!
Until next time!
February 9th, 2012 #30