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    Harris' Sketchbook

    hope to get some critiques and improve
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    another quick self study
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    another study
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    older self portrait
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    Nice studies lionarmor! It would be easier to give you critiques if you put the photos you're referencing next to the studies. I also think you should resize the studies so we can see the whole image, 700-900 pixels on the longer side is usually good.
    Do you have James Gurney's Color and Light? it's a great resource for learning about...well color and light XD
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    I don't have that book, thanks for the recommendation.
    Heres the original images
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    hot/cold study, first one, don't really know what im supposed to learn from it.
    but i did learn some about how form and color work
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    gray study, think i need a change of thinking, so im gonna leave this unfinished for now
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    I think you may want to try experimenting with different texture brushes, maybe mid way switch to a texture brush, after that go over it, soften and blend it in with a normal rounded brush...right now the skins look a tad pasticky. This method might help you out. Also, stronger tones will help to sell the form and planes of the face.

    Keep it up!
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    Good start! lots of good depth of shadow in your paintings. I would say, be careful about using pictures like in#7 at the moment, as it doesn't really describe form, light or colour very well. Keep it up!
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    I am really bad at multiply blending modes, or color in general. Grayscale is alright though. I think putting texturing on multiply helps alot.
    David drawings are older, but the other one is new.
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    Environment, just wanted something.
    I should try it with a theme next
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    sword designs and stuff
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