Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 24
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Various's Sketchbook

    Hello, name's Various, I'm a Digital Arts & Entertainment student (DAE). Any colleagues out there: I salute you.

    The situation is this: our teachers at school are all about giving and getting feedback and using that intel to our advantage to progress and that's why I'm here.

    What are my skillz then? I'm not the greatest of artists (yet ), but I'm no total rookie either. I can hold my own when it come to anatomy and facial anatomy, though it's mostly limited to lineart. I'm not to horrible at shading and painting (digitally), it's nothing special, but I'm getting there. I'm used to Photoshop and other Adobe software and I have some skill at using a tablet without too much trouble. I prefer the traditional arts though (using a refillable pencil to keep my medium clean), but I totally see the advantages of coloring digitally.

    I will drop my stuff here in batches, so as to tie them together a bit. The goal is to eventually update this thread weekly, maybe daily if this works out. I hope it does.

    Lastly this: I can take a pounding when it comes to feedback, it both motivates me and puts my feet back on the ground but it should be constructive criticism only. I will also take any advice form my teachers over obscure forum posts, as you'll understand

    And there you have it

    -----------------------------------------------------------------
    2010-2012

    The First batch is really quite horrible, It's mainly old stuff, up to 2,5 years old. I's what I've been doing before things got real. As you can see I was struggling with some aspects of anatomy and shading and a whole other bunch a madness, but in the spirit of a friendly community,I wanted to get them out of the way before getting to the serious stuff: Work for school and recent sketches, lineart and stuff.

    An Interesting thing to note is that many images are originally intended for a Skyrim total conversion mod called "MERP", which was based on Tolkien's Lord of the Rings. It's the sort of mod team with great ambitions that will never get anywhere; and even though it was my motivation to get drawing for a good while, I never had the feeling I was taken seriously as a 'concept artist'.

    ( Click to show/hide )
    Name:  5651204364_48de5178ec_b.jpg
Views: 656
Size:  228.0 KBName:  6972381094_077432286c_b (1).jpg
Views: 627
Size:  142.2 KBName:  7690595234_300e8a4323_b.jpg
Views: 608
Size:  327.0 KBName:  Durthang.png
Views: 630
Size:  191.2 KBName:  Easterling_Noble.jpg
Views: 605
Size:  384.8 KBName:  elementalist.png
Views: 615
Size:  501.5 KBName:  Erkenbrand.jpg
Views: 627
Size:  149.3 KBName:  Knight_of_Dol_Amroth.jpg
Views: 602
Size:  275.1 KBName:  Lamp_loth.png
Views: 579
Size:  241.6 KBName:  landschap01.1.jpg
Views: 593
Size:  378.5 KBName:  Laurelin_&_Telperion.png
Views: 588
Size:  219.5 KBName:  Lossoth.png
Views: 704
Size:  280.5 KBName:  Shelob_original.png
Views: 578
Size:  143.7 KBName:  Talon.png
Views: 588
Size:  87.9 KBName:  weaponry.jpg
Views: 575
Size:  76.3 KB
    Last edited by Various; March 1st, 2013 at 01:17 PM.


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    2012 Q3-4

    So this is where things get serious!

    In other words, here's what I've been up to for the first part of the module preproduction of DAE1.

    Only 3 assignments I'm afraid, since most of our non-digital stuff is handed in. The carriage thing was our final assignment of this term, also more commonly known as 'exam'. It's not too bad I guess. it got me through it all, even though I messed up some deadlines throughout the first semester haha!

    A quick note about the robot: yeah it is awesome. Nope I didn't draw it. Design and lineart is done by one of my teachers (Nick Marien and I hope I'm allowed to use IRL names), as a base for the students to practice shading. So yeah that part is mine

    Here it is:

    ( Click to show/hide )
    Name:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_03_thumbnails.jpg
Views: 875
Size:  342.6 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_04_thumbnails.jpg
Views: 484
Size:  320.4 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_05_modelsheet.jpg
Views: 479
Size:  310.9 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_06_productionsheet.jpg
Views: 483
Size:  285.8 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_07_lineart.jpg
Views: 470
Size:  334.1 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_08_final.jpg
Views: 467
Size:  281.1 KBName:  1DAE10_JeroenVanlerberghe_Apple.jpg
Views: 462
Size:  151.8 KBName:  Vanlerberghe_Jeroen_1DAE10_Opdr6_Robot.jpg
Views: 467
Size:  236.7 KB
    Last edited by Various; March 1st, 2013 at 01:15 PM.

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    8
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Wow! I really like that caravan! The texture, the colors, everything! Good job. C:
    http://conceptart.org/forums/showthr...nd-Traditional
    ^ Newly made sketchbook. Full of trash. ><

  5. The Following User Says Thank You to Tabb For This Useful Post:


  6. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    18 - 24/02/'13

    Hello again.

    What we have here are some recent sketches 'n stuff I've made on the train and at home. You'll immediately notice how I work. Yep, a mess thumbnails, shapes, assignments sketches, anatomy, faces and even some math calculations for pete's sake . And I have tons of these collected over the past years. I'm sure there are advantages to this way of going about things, but I'll try to cut it out a bit, especially now I'm sending it into cyberspace .

    ( Click to show/hide )

    Name:  IMG_0389.jpg
Views: 444
Size:  296.2 KB

    Name:  IMG_0395.jpg
Views: 445
Size:  282.5 KB

    Name:  IMG_0385.jpg
Views: 435
Size:  255.2 KB


    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

    I've spent a lot of time trying to create my own 'style', because that is very important to me. It's true that it might be educational to inspire yourself by extracting from other artists' work, but my mind doesn't let me I tend to feel bad about my art if it feels like copying to me. That's just how I roll. Anatomy is also pretty much self-taught. Trial and error and hardly looking at ref. I really want to rectify that mistake though, and see what i can do to fix the damage :/

    Please leave your feedback.
    Last edited by Various; March 4th, 2013 at 07:42 AM. Reason: Grammar mistakes
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Brazil
    Posts
    200
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 79 Times in 76 Posts
    Hey there, for anatomy I personally recommend Michael Hampton, he makes really easy to understand, and about style I don't think you should worry to much right now, it comes eventually, don't force it, besides that just keep posting
    _____________

    -My DeviantArt-

  8. The Following User Says Thank You to M.Calza For This Useful Post:


  9. #6
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    10
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Awesome Jeroen i see where you got your talent from
    keep posting this amazing works !

    Cheers

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Joeri V For This Useful Post:


  11. #7
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
    Jeroen. I really like that wagon design/illustration!

  12. The Following User Says Thank You to svendraws For This Useful Post:


  13. #8
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Posts
    46
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 3 Times in 3 Posts
    Way to go on the carriage dude! It's good to see you're working on figure drawing and anatomy. I'm hoping to see more

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to JNSDBL For This Useful Post:


  15. #9
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Quote Originally Posted by JNSDBL View Post
    ... It's good to see you're working on figure drawing and anatomy. I'm hoping to see more
    I will get into the routine of posting stuff soon. I've got a little sketchbook which I'm getting used to, but I need a bigger one so I can properly scan lineart in. Stay tuned.

    Yeah the carriage turned out ok, but it's not really my cup of tea. Ironically it's the best art I've produced to date
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

  16. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    1,664
    Thanks
    73
    Thanked 397 Times in 364 Posts
    Hello Various,

    It's good that you're starting with anatomy allready. If you don't know about Andrew Loomis, search for his .pdf's on Drawing the head and hands and figure drawing for all it's worth. You can find them here: http://www.alexhays.com/loomis/

    You can also check out Bridgman to study the forms of the figure and muscles. If you want to go more in detail in the anatomy itself, I would advice 'The Human Figure: An Anatomy for Artists' by David K. Rubins. This book contains clear diagrams. A good way to study the muscles is to color them on each diagram.

    Have fun!
    Lino

  17. The Following User Says Thank You to Lyno For This Useful Post:


  18. #11
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Thank you for the tips. I am more interested in hands and muscles than faces at this point so I will give those pdf's a go.

    EDIT man these are awesome and really easily explained. Gonna print it out :p thanks!
    Last edited by Various; February 28th, 2013 at 03:40 PM.
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

  19. #12
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    3
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
    Def one of the best carriages i've seen so far!

  20. The Following User Says Thank You to Camille23 For This Useful Post:


  21. #13
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Hey gang, here's some of my progress in digital painting! Here we go.

    25/02 - 03/03/'13

    Some explanation might be needed. This assignment deals with all the stuff we've learned so far. Correct usage of perspective, shading, coloring, composition,... It's about little toy cars racing and causing mayhem on and around the student's desk (the subject is chosen by the teacher, and again it is not my cupa tea, but I did my best anyway). I'm not finished and the deadline is next tuesday, so feedback is welcome more than ever.

    First we have some thumbnails, a rather detailed light study, and my WIP colored final. Might post more thumbs if i feel like it.

    ( Click to show/hide )
    Name:  tns.jpg
Views: 350
Size:  307.4 KBName:  ca.jpg
Views: 342
Size:  180.1 KBName:  fina.jpg
Views: 357
Size:  265.8 KB
    Last edited by Various; April 6th, 2013 at 05:40 PM.
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

  22. #14
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    And the final:

    Name:  trdierd.jpg
Views: 337
Size:  268.8 KB

    Happy about the result if I may say so
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

  23. #15
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Belgium
    Posts
    23
    Thanks
    7
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    No replies Back to traditional art.
    04 - 10/03/'13

    Two self portraits:

    ( Click to show/hide )
    Name:  zp.jpg
Views: 342
Size:  331.8 KB


    I'm tinkering with loomis' manikin's atm. Might upload some sketches soon. They suck.
    Last edited by Various; April 6th, 2013 at 05:22 PM.
    My Sketchbook

    Feedback would be most welcome!

Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Similar Threads

  1. SketchBook: Sketchbook, Sketchbook, Rolly Polly Sketchbook...
    By Teechan in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: August 17th, 2015, 05:41 PM
  2. Replies: 23
    Last Post: January 19th, 2013, 03:19 PM
  3. SketchBook: *MOD's please move to sketchbook section* Ulvdemon Sketchbook 030805
    By ulvdemon in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: February 18th, 2011, 12:07 PM
  4. Replies: 12
    Last Post: August 27th, 2009, 11:38 AM
  5. SketchBook: Unknown Epiphany's Sketchbook/brand new sketchbook(Updated February 27th)
    By unknown_epiphany in forum Sketchbooks
    Replies: 195
    Last Post: February 27th, 2007, 10:43 PM

Members who have read this thread: 0

There are no members to list at the moment.

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com