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Thread: Diary of a sketchy kid
August 6th, 2012 #31
thank you for those pics, i do notice that when i tend to paint on the tablet my hand almost automatically starts to hurt! but my hands have already been affected by work (i work in drywall which uses alot of wrist movement >.>) idk how i feel about that... haha, anyways the reason i paint on my bed is because my desk and chair are too uneven its really unfomfortable :/ i also have to hunch if i am in a comfortable position.... but yeah i had gotten a tablet years ago thats why its so small cus it was the cheapest wacom, 80 bucks i think i really wish i could buy me an intuos but i dont think my parents would allow it!
btw when i draw in my sketchbook i also draw on my bed..... i really hope my dad ends up making that extra room he always talks about so i can use it to do all my arts stuff in! but probably wont happen!
oh and also i ended up joining the teen challenge but to be honest i dont think im going to finish it :/ im getting way too ahead of myself
AND YOU NEED TO DO SOME MORE REF, AND COLOR STUDIES MAN!
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August 6th, 2012 #32
Qeuifang0: hey man yeah i agree this is one of the est places too! Btw did you mean to post something else it seems your post got cut off?
Oh and i wanna ask anyone know an good supplies ican get from michaels? I might go tomorrow to pick up some thin pens
August 6th, 2012 #33
August 6th, 2012 #34
Thank you kevin! Yeah man im trying! Its hard you know but lets see how things go! And yeah i should really do some more polished stuff!
August 6th, 2012 #35
dude qeuifang0 is a spammer just report him, there is a ton of those going around. posting generic messages... weird...
but yeah hope it wasn't confusing and that it helped. BTW your color wheel is much nicer than mine..... where did you acquire it... o_<
and good stuff on the TC, that's a good WIP man!
my next Sb entries will be studies from this awesome book.
time to get some sketches in dude, and YAY page 2!!!
August 6th, 2012 #36
Oh wow no wonder it seemed weird, and its a coolurus or something like that color wheel its in beta so its free just keep on renewing it automatically!
Well they arw alright haha the last ine i was kinda going for a monster awakening effect where the professor in the back is scared shitless while the monsters menacingly stares at you with it pouring down and lightning and junk haha
August 6th, 2012 #37
Hey man NP with the comment. And as for pages of a SB ha ha. Well lets just say I will be starting to focus a lot more on Quality and not Quantity. And this Shahan guy just gave both of us a lot of really useful stuff ha ha. Well you more and I am just leeching.
August 6th, 2012 #38
Haha thats the sad part! I havent been going for quality but i also dont have quantity! :0 yeah man shahan is a great artist go check out his sb! And the advice was for anyone and everyone! I tend to read other peoples advice on other sbs and i learn from
Definately lets keep each other motivated! Thats why i joined yhis site to make friends and keep myself and othwrs motivated!
August 6th, 2012 #39
August 6th, 2012 #40
Yeah i already have a set of pencils and watercolor pencils which i never got into, i really like the effect you get with the super thing pencils and i heard drawing with pen helps with lines? Like in making confident strokes
August 7th, 2012 #41
Yeah drawing with pens will do that, you have to be really careful with what you put down, it's tricky and frustrating. Kim Jung Gi, is a master at that kind of drawing, look up his videos they're crazy. If you're talking about my lines though, I just use a mechanical pencil, it's really thin and as long as you wear the lead down on one side, you get this super sharp side on the other, so you can utilize both to have a thick and thin line. Anyway, I'll stop babbling...
August 7th, 2012 #42
August 7th, 2012 #43
Hahaha psychobuddy i meant super thin PENS! I was tuping on my ipod but yeah i really like pens, if you notice some of y last pages were done in pen and its actually my cleanest page ha!
Eternal apprentice: TC stands for teen challenge you can enter right now if youre 13-19 it jus started yesterday! Cheers!
August 7th, 2012 #44
August 7th, 2012 #45
haha sadly i suck at digital painting o.o for now hopefully ill get better but i need to read up on some material, anyone know any good digital painting videos? specially on color!
and yeah eternal will do! what kinda stuff are you interested in?
August 7th, 2012 #46
I like scifi and a broad range of things, really.
August 7th, 2012 #47
you shouldnt shy away from imaginitive things, you gotta put what youve learned into action or else you wont know if youre improving or not! even if its just little things you know!
since you like sci fi stuff try some vehicle studies, i actually wanna learn how to draw vehicles and space ships and stuff i just dont know how to get started
August 7th, 2012 #48
August 7th, 2012 #49
Yo harbinger how come i got an email from you posting spmething different than what you jus posted? Btw this is my sb not eternals haha i see how you wouldve gotten confused but thank you
Edit: i just. Saw the video hahah
August 7th, 2012 #50
August 7th, 2012 #51
Haha and yeah im trying to do studies and then test what ive learned after im finished, thank you though man really appreciate it
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August 8th, 2012 #54
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August 8th, 2012 #56
August 8th, 2012 #57
I feel like im on american idol haha, thank you guys here is a page from sunday, no page for monday(teen wolf was on) and then 2 pages from yesterday! woot finally broke the 1 page curse thanks to my handy dandy .005 prismacolor pen!!! woooo
August 8th, 2012 #58
Well well well Look at you holding out on all of us! Ha ha ha. Looking good. The bridgeman studies look mighty good. it seems your penmanship is a bit more confident than pencil but what do I know ha ha. Maybe keep drawing with pen for a bit to kick off the rest of that funk you have been claiming to have ha ha.
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August 8th, 2012 #59
August 8th, 2012 #60
Pete: hahah thank you, yeah i am i really like this pen but i thinks its cus with pencil its easier for me to be all loosey goosey without actually trying but woth pen i want it to look clean so im more careful today i kinda bsed cus i was tired nd did some sketches from imagination! Ill upload 2 moro
Harbinger: haha thank you
Edit: also does anyone know a good place/book whatever to learn how to render digitally? I want that painterly look, i tried doing some practices yesterday but failed miserably :0