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    Schwarzmaler's sketchbook

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Size:  7.8 KB Hi I am a guy from Germany living in Vienna and recently finished university (not art related). So now that I finally need to do something useful with my life I decided to push my drawing/painting skills to hopefully work as Illustrator/Concept Artist or something down that line one day.

    Please don't hesistate to give feedback, comment, or what not, it surely is greatly appreciated

    Anyway here is some stuff from the last year and some more recent pictures:


    moloscine drawings from 2011 and 2012, all from life
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    two older master studies from 2011 (carl spitzweg)
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    some figure drawings from life
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    hand studies from life
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    photo studies
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    fairly recent quick portrait studies from photos. quick means about 1 1/2 hours for me seeing the original and the painting side by side I'd say I messed up the colors pretty bad
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    another portrait study from photo I did recently. this took me waaay to long. I added some extras for fun, see if you can find them
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    smoker dude from imagination. I studied some skulls lately, so after the skull study I painted this guy on top.
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    thumbnails of something I might do a finished piece of
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    a shitty self portrait from life... *sigh* I have a tedency to "overdo" stuff, I just cant stop, thats why this looks so horrible. I think I need to use the pencil more carefully and only add some lines to show the form and not render the whole thing till it looks horrible.
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    another, rather "expressive" self portrait from life. this too took way too long, because when I finished it all the features looked wrong so I had to paint all over on top and also needed to correct some shapes with the liquify tool. now I almost like it :-)
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    @ Ryonok: thanks man! I am honored for this first comment


    here is some more stuff:

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    eye studies from mirror

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    another crappy self portrait. started out ok till I shaded it

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    skull study from photo

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    gesture. I love doing these, so relaxing. the only problem is they look horrible but I'll keep on going

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    I like cooking ... but this guy has a special taste ... from imagination. had reference for the mouse and shot a photo of my humble self for the pose.

    that's all for now, art wise.








    I am watching The Wire at the moment, and this is my favourite scene as of yet, check it out, it's funny :



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    hi, long time no seee!

    let's celebrate my return with some studies, shall we?





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    bridgman ...

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    a few doodles from imagination, trying to apply what I learned from bridgman yet

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    lips from the mirror

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    skulls from life. I have a nice skull plaster cast at home... tried to use a bit of a analytical approach here. the second page was a day later btw, I wonder if there is already a little improvement?

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    a still life I am currently working on

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    and finally another self portrait. this thing in front of my face is a lamp ^^

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    a few doodles from imagination. I used Ron Lemens method where you scribble random shapes on the paper and then figur out what every shape could look like if it was a person.

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    hand studies. I used a mirror and tried not to rely on merly copying. Well I have to say, its damn hard to draw hands, thats fo' shoo. It was an experience which almost ruined my day and also made me question the whole learning-to-draw thing...but I guess thats something you go through every now and then.

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    and another self portrait. what else is there to say :-)



    also did alot of bridgman studies, but I'm not gonna post these. I think it boring to look at them and even more boring copying them. I figured my current approach in doing these is not very fruitful so I am gonna discontinue it. Instead I am gonna take the Bridgman book and try to analyze the drawings by combining them with other anatomy sources. In any case I am gonna refrain from blindless copying. I think this approach will be much more productive in the long run!

    I'm out watching The Wire.

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    Wow nice work and awesome studies !

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    moar stuff

    A little something of what I've been up to lately. There is more in the works... I've also done anatomy studies but not gonna post them, because its just boring Loomis or Bridgman stuff.


    a photo study from some magazine
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    15 minutes color studies. It's so difficult to judge the colors correctly, wow...btw clouds are awesome! (and also extremely difficult to paint. which doesn't mean I succeeded^^)
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    more hand studies from life
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    some gestures... getting a little better I think. And I still loving doing those, it's so rewarding. Don't really know why, but it just feels good
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    here comes another update ... didn't get as much done as I had hoped for. Shame on me ...


    Self portrait with a little diffferent style this time. Tried to make it look like a comic panel.
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    more hands ... ;)
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    and more gestures. promise I won't post them all the time. but here and there a few maybe can't hnurt.
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    see ya!

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    two doodles from imagination


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    here is some stuff I did a week ago or so. the uploader wasn't quite working for me so I couldn't post it. Still have some issues with it, because it doesn't let me arrange the pictures as neatly in my post as before *sigh* but better than nothing!


    1. some 15 min landscape studies in b/w for value training.

    2. the finished still life from post #4

    3. portrait practice from photo reference and

    4.+5. hands and skulls from imagination, no reference used. trying to apply what I learned from my previous studies.

    (also I don't know whats up with the yellowish color of the paper, because it was white when I drew on it damn camera)

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    at the moment I am not doing much in PS, so sorry for the lack of color ... even the paper is just grey

    1. self portrait, I think something is wrong and I think it must be the shading but I cannot see what exactly. but the shadow on the left side which is framing the mouth seems incorrect.
    2. doodles from imagination
    3. another sp, where I failed to get the resemblance right
    4. skulls from imagination from various angles
    5. hand studies from mirror

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    sketchbook pages. some old, some new. played around with adding borders to make the drawings more interesting
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    figure study
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    arm studies from life
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    I really like your digitals, studies are also really nice, keep it up

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    @marowak: thanks for your kind words :-) unfortunately I don't do much digital at the moment. I just like the feeling of traditional better right now, but I hope you enjoy it anyway


    so, here are pages from my current sketchbook!
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    and a sketch for an illustration
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    ok I had a bit of a drawing break for a couple of weeks...but here are some pictures I haven't posted yet:

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    and more ....

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    shading practice ...

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    man, so much great stuff in here and you sketches are so nice and clean!

    I draw on paper I stole from school.

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    twelvex: thanks!

    attempt at drawing a tree

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    Awesome SB so far! Your pencil work feels extremely solid! I love your studies and you're definitely on the road to getting better. The first SP in #1(the pencil one) kind of reminds me of Dexter Morgan. Anyway, keep it up! These are really sweet.

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    Spelledeg: thanks so much for your comment! you are right, now that you say it, the portrait really looks a bit like dexter ... must have had some mad thoughts going through my mind


    a sketch

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    Hey schwarzmaler, great start! Really dig the studies the girl in the water that 'took you waaay too long' is aaawesome! you should do more of those super hard studies that will really push you and make you strong!
    You got some great pencils as well and nice rendering. Keep it up!

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    @tastenkasten: thanks man, great advice. I know it pays off and I will do a lot of those 'super hard' studies in the not so distant future

    here is an illustration I did recently. took me a lot of time, because I've never done anything complex like that ever! also I attempted to color it. aand two sketches from the museum of natural history I visited with a friend yesterday.


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    based on some feedback I got from forum members I reworked the previous illustration a bit, to better get across the mood of the scene. still a bit empty though, but I don't like to work on it anymore ...


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    a skull study ... trying to get into color/painting


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    Hi man! nice works you have here! Keep it up, I'll certainly be checking back.

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    Azsha: thanks, always appreciate feedback

    been visiting the military museum with a friend and drew some stuff. Not really great sketches but an ok exercise, and it was fun, so ...


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    another new stillife ... I had a lot of troubles painting the dish liquid bottle, beacause I didn't know how to simplify the light and shadow. so I just drew what I saw and it took ages ... compared to the bottle, the spoon and the 2 tomates were so much easier to paint. never dish liquid again

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    Whoa, I really like the last post! The liquid looks incredible Same with the skull in post 25, it looks so smooth A great sb so far, keep it up!

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    Minella: glad you like it it was hard but also fun. thanks for the comment.


    here are some recent figure drawings, mostly 15 min poses.

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