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    Yeah i thought well then let us see the updates when you finish.
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    Ok, so here are some other works that are more likely to appear in my portfolio ... I did sketch this speed boat and a something like a catamaran. Then I took transparent paper, and did an overlay, which is just the shading (no curves at all). Then I pin the initial sketch and this transparent paper with shading and scanned it. The picture may not look good in computers, but I think it makes a very good look in real. I didn't learn anything about shading and rendering, so I did it (with charcoal) how I felt it could look like in reality. Well, please criticize )) Thanks!

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    My posts are not going through. ... So again. I did sketch a speed boat and something like a catamaran recently. In case of catamaran, I took a transparent paper and did an overlay, which was just the shading without curves. Then I pinned the initial sketch and the overlay together and scanned it. It may look loose on computer, but when I look at it physically, I think it is good-looking. I didn't learn anything about rendering or shading yet, but I shaded it, how I felt it would look in reality. So, please criticize )) Thanks!

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    Some more sketches

    So I am back with some new works. I did sketch a speed boat and something like a catamaran recently. In case of catamaran, I took a transparent paper and did an overlay, which was just shading without any curves. Then I pinned the initial sketch and the overlay together and scanned it.
    I didn't learn about rendering techniques yet, so I did the shading as I felt it could look like (actually, the shading was done while I was waiting for my friend in KFC :-D). It may not look good on the computer (scanned), but it looks good when I look at it physically. So please criticize) Thanks !
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    I don't get this. For me, the quick replies are functional only. When I click on Post Reply, and I write a post and add some pics in manager, it says to me, that it will be visible when someone approves it. But nobody is approving it. And I can't add pictures in the quick reply, it's not working. ( So am I confused, or somebody is just sleeping instead of approving? :-D
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    Uhm man there's no pic anywhere. I had your problem too some days ago, it can be a random problem on this forum, i don't think there must be someone to approve your comment everytime someone post something in here cause it will be a 24h job. Try relogging the site and use the advanced post button. Waiting to see your works
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    Oh man, the pics were displaying yesterday. Anyways, again. So. I did some other works recently. A speed boat and a something like a catamaran. All my perspective sketches are done with ballpoint pen. In case of this catamaran, I took a transparent paper and did an overlay, which is just the shading without any curves. Then I pinned the two and scanned. It may not look good on computers, but it is actually good-looking when I look at it physically. Didn't learn anything about rendering or shading, but I shaded it as I felt it could look like. So please critics are very welcome ... Thanks!
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    They're ok but you're missing an important thing, details. It doesn't matter what kind of detail, for something to look realistic it must have lots of details. Our eyes are used to perceive every single object or mass with a certain amount of detail density. Even the most common object you might think of will have a huge amount of details, they can be everything, from surface shade to color reflection. Take some references when you are designing something and look to what are the most common details that you might want to add to your design to look realistic. An example in boats there are lots of stencil stripes or handbars and things like that. When you're presenting something like a design never paint in background if it's not a full rendering or you're doing a very sold background with 1 or maybe 2 gradients. If you do something like your last design you are messing with shape reading cause you're using the same colors and values to pain inside the boat and outside creating a continuity that makes your boat shape hard to read. Stick with shadow and your subject, the background is important only after a certain degree.

    Anyway you're getting more good keep up like this.
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    Ok, thanks for critique I did forget about references actually .. And yes, now it is obvious to me too, the level detail is very very small. So, will keep up working on some boats maybe airplanes and details
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    You might want to see this thread.
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    Looked into the thread. Well, but I didn't get the point here. The guy needs to start from the beginning I think, from basic perspective techniques.
    Anyways, I kept in mind your advice and I just draw another speed boat with some more details. Here it is>
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    Muuuch better, great 1 point perspective. Then i will suggest certain degree of details that helps in reading the forms. such some cool stripes on sides to help us see how the forms are cause in a frontal view like this without shadows or highlights it's a bit hard to read. Do you know how to do a fast highlight pass? (CG or traditional medium it doesn't matter)

    About that thread, your knowledge is much better than that but you might inspire each other cause you two are starting out from the same point. You need to look out and see what other people do too and to do that if you find something at pretty much your same level you learn to spot mistakes and what lacks in some designs. If you look to something finished generally is so much overwhelmed by details and complexity that you hardly know how to reverse engineer it and it's almost impossible to know if there are mistakes or not. I will let you look to some of my designs if i could but i think they will let you cause my technique is similar but with a totally different approach (more extremely fast sketching with a lot of details and guessing, you don't need this kind of stuff).
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    This fast highlight pass, what is this? Never heard of it. Would be pleased if you explain some how to
    Well yes, I do look on other people's sketchbooks here on concept art and generally on google too.
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