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April 30th, 2013 #1
The Sketchbook of Wes
this is a sketchbook that I am starting just to keep learning
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Salut Westwood, moi aussi j'apprends la tablette graphique, c'est un bon début ce que tu as réalisé, passe dans mon sketchbooks si sa peut t'aider.
Imaginer est une idée.
April 30th, 2013 #3Registered User
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Off to a good start I see, keep them coming!
My sketchbook, updated regularly: http://www.conceptart.org/forums/sho...d.php?t=245908
May 1st, 2013 #4
Merci, Je Parle Francais petit. Vous dessine c'est beau. J'adore
May 1st, 2013 #5
Thank you I am going to be working on some studies later today. I hope you enjoy.
May 1st, 2013 #6
Looking forward to seeing your studies, remember to work your butt off! And Welcome to CA =]
I'm a peacock, you gotta let me fly!
May 1st, 2013 #7
This is a painting that I did for an art project for my French class. Enjoy
May 1st, 2013 #8
This is a study that I did a couple weeks back. Enjoy, Crits much appreciated
May 2nd, 2013 #9
Hi Wes welcome. Could you please try to downsize your images a bit? As of right now with my big monitor I still cannot see without scrolling the entirety of the pieces you are posting. I would say perhaps keep them to around 800x600 or 1024x768 ish regions to show to the broadest of audiences.
The last painting of the coastline you did seems way too "textury." Adding tons of photo textures to the bg and then painting with an airbrush over it will not help your art skills grow in the direction you would want them to. I would suggest that you keep going in the direction that you did with your first post, which was try to do it from looking at real life. Learn your skills from observation. Photo textures inlaid in concept art is a very hard thing to pull off right and I do not think that just at this moment you are there yet. Stick to your basics and as another poster said "work your butt off!"
Hope to see more, and NEVER give up.
May 2nd, 2013 #10
thanks for the crit. I will try and downsize my sketches, and I will do more observation sketches to improve my skills, and use less photo textures hahaha. thanks
May 2nd, 2013 #11
I need help resizing my images so that they are smaller on CA I have tried things in Photoshop but it doesn't seem to be working for me. Thanks
May 2nd, 2013 #12
leg study for the day
here is a leg study that I did. Enjoy
May 2nd, 2013 #13
Hope all you guys like the look of my toes (yes I did put my foot on top of my desk and drew it). Enjoy
May 13th, 2013 #14
This is an Environment that I came up with while the website was down I had a lot of fun with it. Crits are much appreciated.
May 13th, 2013 #15
There is no sense of depth with this image I really need to work on that with the next painting that I do
June 13th, 2013 #16
this is an environment that I am working on using a new method that I am learning from Shaddy Safadi's videos on youtube
July 15th, 2013 #17
update of previous painting
here is the update on the wip that I have been procrastinating on
December 16th, 2013 #18
Just a wip that I have been working on from a pencil sketch. I realize that I haven't posted in a very long time, which is my mistake. I haven't really been drawing either... except for in my drawing class at school. I rediscovered how much fun it is to paint in photoshop and so I am hoping to do a lot more posts in this upcoming year.
December 17th, 2013 #19
It´s good to hear that you want to start updating this more often, and you should. If your serious about making this into your job you should do more study like drawings. With that I mean, draw full pages with figures, bones, perspective, heads things like that to learn the fundamentals. If you start now and you keep at it for 3 years ( or whenever your done with highschool ) you'll be at a professional level. Good luck and I hope you keep drawing and updating this often so we can see your progess.
Ma Sketchbook brings all the girls to the forums, damn right its worse than yours.
December 17th, 2013 #20
Sketches while bored in class...
December 17th, 2013 #21
another WIP that I am working on for my friend. It is a giant turtle with a mountain on its back floating in the ocean. I hope you guys like it so far.
December 17th, 2013 #22
An update on the alien before I start adding color. Crits are welcome so that I can improve on what I am doing wrong. Thanks hope you guys enjoy.
December 17th, 2013 #23
I'm also missing a mouth I just noticed that I will work on it.
December 18th, 2013 #24
Here is the final painting. I chose not to add color (I think it's better that way) mainly because I am not very good at color just quite yet. Hope you guys like.
December 23rd, 2013 #25
Here is the painting that I did for the EOW. as you may see I am not very good at painting mountains. (enviro studies here I come). crits are welcome.
December 27th, 2013 #26
All of these are from my imagination. I kinda tried to mix up the colors but as you may see I kinda liked the more green and blue color schemes better. Crits are welcome, hope you enjoy.
January 2nd, 2014 #27
First painting of 2014. I picked the colors from the reference photo (when I chose the colors it didn't go well at all) hope you guys enjoy it.
January 3rd, 2014 #28
WIP of an environment study that I am doing. Crits and tips are welcome. Enjoy.
January 4th, 2014 #29
Here is the finished painting. Hope you guys enjoy. Crits and tips welcome.
January 21st, 2014 #30
here are some sketches straight out of my physical sketchbook. realized that I haven't posted in a while so I decided post some pictures.