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    Sketchbook - phome one - Gonne Kuehl - Critique me please!

    Hello, my name is Gonne Kühl or phome one and
    I am finishing my apprentice as "Mediengestalter" in Germany,
    which is Kind of a Media Designer.

    After having done that I would like to apply for game design studies.
    I have been drawing for Years but just sketches wich never have been that super great. I have made some quite good canvases and
    some cool projects,too like spraying a fighting jet and a big bus.
    At the moment I am spending every second which I am not working
    on improving my skills and building a portfolio.
    At the Moment I am constructing my website, too.
    Unfortunately I am struggling with some Bugs
    and therfore my HP will be coming up in some time hopefully.

    Now I wanted to start Posting some of the newer things I am most proud of in order to slam my new won confidence
    and see on what I can improve, since I don't know anyone who does similar stuff in real life.
    And therefore really would appriciate good critique quite a lot.

    So here we go:

    I made This one using some Photo textures and Painting in Photoshop The spaceships are an insect body I took a photo of when I sat on my balcony, today.
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    This bus-painting sadly had to be removed since the paint didn't stick to the foil we used for covering the glass But at least I have my photo
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    Hope it works this time really have been struggling with getting started due to the bugs lately.


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    The Juggling Mosquito - sketched that yesterday in the park after work an now threw some color onto it. Think im gonne push this further
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    And before that I started a background for I-don't-know-what-yet. Made the sky with spraycans. Unfortunately I had only left-overs in kind of one value range.
    Could someone give me - besides the lightning, which im gonna start to work on tomorrow - some advice on composing the landscape? how do you guys come up with landscapes?
    I thought of Painting a foreground element in the left bottom, where I would place the selling point - perhaps ome kind of funny character.
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    My first underwater environment.
    I am looking forward to fill it with life.

    Still figuring out the light of the spots
    and thinking about what kind of vehicle
    could emit that light.
    Any ideas?
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    And ... although nobody might read or look. A bunch of recent sketches.
    Our dog which has passed away some weeks ago.
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    A picture sketchy canvas based on a photo of my little sister
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    Rocket Ape. Gonna colorize that on for new years eve
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    more monkeys...
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    Lunchbreak sketch
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    Turtle Man and swallow boy
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    Skull from steven rogers peck's human anatomy for the artist.
    btw. does someone know where to find license free footage of skulls and skelletons?
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    A wolve to ride on, Some kind of perhaps it's gonna be a robo some time and stuff
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    Could this walk when swinging the torso like a snake? perhaps change the legs ...
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    And a Bug - first page of my first mid-tone sketchbook
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    ... and the second page a guy on his raft.
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    An alien...
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    And then on canvas still much to learn about rendering... would love to get an advice on that one.
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    carrot chicken

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    Here is a spaceship I started to render. I am not really shure about the 3D form. think i am gonna try a 3/4 view on that one to improve my understanding of its form to render it correctly. Does anyone of you guys have an advice design-wise or something that i don't see which strucks him or her?

    This is the sketch i did in today's lunch break:
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    And this is the rendering i started this evening:
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    started to paint this with spraycans today.
    gonna finish it tommorow since i got tired after 3 hours in the heat.
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    Today I put my Bear into an Environment, which is a photo, I took some weeks ago.
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    And here a Monster I did a while ago:
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    I perhaps want to render this one for my portfolio.
    would you put the character in a more interesting pose?
    Any advice?
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    The last few weeks I filled two sketchbooks. Getting a bit better and starting to feel improvement.
    I have studied anatomy quite a lot the last months also am going to a more or less regular draw drawing session.

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    And more

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    Im gonna look up some reference now.
    I think it's a nice approach to take your sketch as far as you can/want without reference
    and correct the mistakes you made afterwards. this trains your drawing skills from imagination
    and shows you where your visual library lacks detail. i think if you just copy stuff from reality
    you lose connection to the training of your design skills and tend to overestimate yourself since
    its so easy to trace a photo without being aware of why things are like they are.
    What I am doing at the moment, too, is writing down the stuff i am thinking about when drawing in my sketchbook.
    this helps the understanding side quite much, i think.

    edit ... wip i know about how weak this piece is, still, but i have to go to work earlier tomorrow.
    good night!
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    Some studies on folds:

    (Did the first one while watching sinixes tutorial about folds)

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    And a rendering Study of the ship from some sides earlier:

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    Alien City WIP:
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    lolly bolly:
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    Great variety of subjects and style Gonne! Keep it up! Go go go
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    "[...]as we gain facility of hand and travel further afield, we discover that we have a key to unlock the wonders of art and nature, a method of conjuring up forms at will: a sensitive language capable of recording and revealing impressions and beauties of form and structure hidden from the careless eye[...]"
    -Walter Crane, 'Line & Form'

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    Cool stuff. Your city-scapes and landscapes with structures on them are especially strong.

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    So here are the last 24 Days of the still life challenge:

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    I think, those helped me a lot with rendering, value and color-palette
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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpysaur View Post
    Cool stuff. Your city-scapes and landscapes with structures on them are especially strong.
    Thank you very much!
    You make me feel like Superman who just got a ton of pumpkins

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    Quote Originally Posted by Grumpysaur View Post
    Cool stuff. Your city-scapes and landscapes with structures on them are especially strong.
    Thank you very much!
    You make me feel like Superman who just got a ton of pumpkins

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    some where missing

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    My first sculpt in sculptris - multiplied and rendered wit cycles in blender.

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    Man, I was happy to see all the still life paintings at the end of the sketchbook. Because I started to look at the posts and I thought they were missing, as they might help you a lot to reach a much more threedimensional rendering. The pipe wrench is just awesome. Good to see too, that you do some structural drawings.
    So far it seems that you are on a good way. Maybe you could care about your values more and rely less on photo textures. Instead study the forms of nature.

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