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i am a nineteen year old first year illustration student i only started drawing two years ago so i am not that good but i don't want to give up
edit1:i'm now 20 and in my second year of illustration. i also have started lessons concept art in evening school
Last edited by ElisaClaes; June 3rd, 2014 at 06:27 AM.
my portrait sketches from today and a character for college stuff i am not so good at digital painting hope that will change soon
some concept sketches from school and portrait sketches trying to get things right morebut still pretty bad
practice for today
Last edited by ElisaClaes; June 9th, 2013 at 05:03 AM.
heads are a bit better i think look more like the ref and more constructive so yeah and a terrible chicken
loomis study and life drawing class
Keep those studies goin'! Just take your time to really measure and angle to determine what lies where. Carefully observe what you're drawing. Understanding the form and its functionality is the priority, no? If you're unable to solve problems that you encounter, dig around in the resources that are available to you. Draw dozens of noses, eyes, ears, and everything. Practice drawing shapes in perspective and from varying angles (it'll help with foreshortening, and everything), and draw from life as much as you possibly can.
Keep it up, and improvement will inevitably come knocking on your door.
selfportrait in acrylics not good -_-
Exhno: im already paying a lot of attention to get the pose correct thanks did the other stuff to but maybe i need more work on that
Last edited by ElisaClaes; March 8th, 2013 at 06:15 PM.
still life painting study in acrylics
my drawings from today and sketches from yesterday
life dawings from today had a "bad drawing day" i think
cast study portrait studies and sargent study that went wrong edit :a few changes to make it a bit better
Last edited by ElisaClaes; March 16th, 2013 at 06:09 PM.
studies from today
i've been having some emotional instabilities the last days so i don't study enough -_-
uhrg another crappy drawing day
life drawing from today
damn i really need to draw more
Azsha : thanks some days i draw better than other so i dont know if im improving :/
my studies from today i am goin to try to draw hands daily to now because they're really a problem still
first year illustration...as long as you keep up drawing from life and go all chips in you'll exit a pro no stress! don't make the same mistake I did and frolick about thinking you'll land a job after you graduate. those 3 years in uni is the best opportunity to isolate yourself and go all out.
it gets harder to do so when you graduate.
anyway you're making progress. I see you are saying hands are giving you issues. alternate doing long detailed studies and quick 1-2 minute sketches of them, helps break down all that information into basic forms.
practice practice practice. I know all about having emotional instabilities interfering with your progress. Hard as it is, and on times when you don't want to do anything, will yourself to pick up a pencil and sketch from imagination. you'll soon find you ready to resume studies
If I happen to comment on your sketchbook, please don't feel obliged to comment on mine. use that time instead to get back to work.
CA sketchbook: http://conceptart.org/forums/showthread.php?t=245741
luthertaylor:yeah but in my college we also have to do a lot of stuff that doesn't have much to do with illustrating like this year i also had to choose a second option (advertisement in my case) and we have a lot of theoretical lessons and even a class called picture analysis where we have to do really weird things like making abstract sculptures with paper and garbage and doing an intervention in a public space and our illustration teacher only has experience from colouring her husbands comics and is very much in "experimental" things and that is why i have things like on the page from yesterday
Last edited by ElisaClaes; June 16th, 2013 at 04:52 PM.
drawings from today
todays life model drawings
i had a holiday at the shore so not much done past week and most of imagination
Last edited by ElisaClaes; April 18th, 2013 at 04:42 PM.
portraits from imagination today, they start to look like the image i have in my head and i couldn't achieve that before so thats good
after days struggeling with reports i can finally draw again
things since last post (again way less than it should be but the comic frames take like almost a full day per frame)
from yesterday and today the sketch with watercolor was an exercise on anatomy from memory and i forgot to explain that the comic frames are for school and are with text of a calvin and hobbes comic
the rest is just the usual excercises
from today's drawing classes
all drawings since the last post all from imagination except hands building (thats what in the really unclear picture :p )and the bike