Sketchbook: Deer's Sketchbook. I need help getting into animation! <3
View testimonialsView Artwork
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts

    Deer's Sketchbook. I need help getting into animation! <3

    Heyooo there! Thanks for dropping by and checking out my sketchbook.

    Edit: Could somebody tell me how to set a picture for my sketchbook? LOL. I'm gonna cry i'm so dumb

    ALSO if you could tell me how to edit the name of this thread, that would be great LOL. I know how to spell 'criticism.' I just. I can't spell at 4 am xD

    I've chosen to go into animation, and I aim to get into Sheridan College right here in Canada! Art has become a part of who I am, and I feel like I need to develop a stronger passion for it, a passion that will drive me to do more work, accomplish more things, and stay committed to my craft. In order to cultivate this artist child of mine, I need to really get out there, make some new artist friends, and become more emotionally invested in my work.

    Thanks again for dropping by! I've never posted here before, so I don't really know how things work, but I'll do my best to keep up xD

    Please do drop me a message so we can talk and become friends and draw things and do each other's hair

    On to my first sketchbook entry! I'm a former student of the Animation Portfolio Workshop, and I'm sure that most of you involved in animation have heard of it from someeeewhere. It's really a great course and I highly recommend it - I don't know where I'd be without the guidance I received there. Anyways, these are some life drawings from that workshop! Please tear my work apart for me. Cx I need to get into this stupid animation program.

    Let's get started! These are some life drawings that were supposed to make it into my portfolio, but I unfortunately was not able to finish on time this year. That's why I didn't get in this year. And yes, it does tear me up from time to time xD

    30 second gesture
    Name:  IMG_5228.JPG
Views: 601
Size:  166.7 KB

    another 30 sec
    Name:  IMG_5229.JPG
Views: 560
Size:  222.9 KB

    15 minutes!
    Name:  IMG_5230.JPG
Views: 554
Size:  209.8 KB

    This batch was picked by our life drawing instructor, Jose.

    Name:  josepick1.JPG
Views: 703
Size:  872.4 KB

    Name:  josepick2.JPG
Views: 554
Size:  888.9 KB

    Name:  josepick3.JPG
Views: 561
Size:  863.8 KB

    And these were picked by the workshop's head honcho, Gerard Sternik.

    Name:  gerrysi[ivks.JPG
Views: 560
Size:  881.4 KB

    Name:  gerryspicsk2.JPG
Views: 572
Size:  842.0 KB

    Now for some incomplete Sheridan portfolio entries!


    Name:  IMG_5219.JPG
Views: 530
Size:  237.1 KB


    Name:  IMG_5220.JPG
Views: 526
Size:  201.5 KB

    Unfinished, early character drafts. I have much better ones available now! I'll post them some other time

    Name:  IMG_5232.JPG
Views: 514
Size:  207.8 KB

    I used a viewfinder to get the proportions right, then proceeded to do plane changes. Got a bit wireframe-y with them, though. Oops.

    Name:  IMG_5218.JPG
Views: 528
Size:  326.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_5216.JPG
Views: 533
Size:  835.6 KB

    Going to now finish off with some more recent life drawing I did with a friend who's also aspiring to become an animator! I hadn't drawn for monthsss due to Sheridepression when I went out and drew these, so they're a bit bleh

    Name:  life3.JPG
Views: 502
Size:  920.3 KB

    Name:  life 1.JPG
Views: 522
Size:  898.9 KB

    Name:  life2.JPG
Views: 535
Size:  1.14 MB

    That's it for now! I'll be sure to update because I'm certainly serious about staying committed to this. Posting tonight sure helped me feel better about the whole thing... so I guess I just ought to push onwards :')

    Anyways, thanks to everybody reading and looking. It means a lot.

    Last edited by DeerHooves; August 13th, 2013 at 10:31 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Thanked 44 Times in 37 Posts
    Lovely stuff. Yeah, that workshop really does seem to make its students 'get' 'it' haha. Lots of nice, fluid strokes in your gestures here. I like the 2nd animal one a lot too. Keep posting and keep drawing

    facebook | tumblr | art hangouts! (get your friendly ol' bum over here and get arting with us!)

    "[...]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'
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2012
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Muddy: Thank you for dropping by and leavin' the kind words of encouragement! I do appreciate the reply. Aha, yeah, sounds like you know a bit about the APW! Are you thinking of taking it?

    Now for an update on assorted figure drawings and the contents of my character development sketchbook! My sketchbook has a lack of colour and value studies for now because the stuff I do is strictly targeting the criteria that Sheridan's animation program is looking at for portfolio evaluations. Also I'm still really embarrassed about my misspelled thread title -.- helppppp

    Name:  IMG_8102.jpg
Views: 417
Size:  125.7 KB Name:  IMG_8103.jpg
Views: 389
Size:  121.4 KB Name:  IMG_8104.jpg
Views: 365
Size:  122.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_8107.jpg
Views: 400
Size:  252.5 KB Name:  IMG_8110.jpg
Views: 412
Size:  130.0 KB Name:  IMG_8111.jpg
Views: 390
Size:  126.7 KB

    Name:  IMG_8115.jpg
Views: 376
Size:  125.5 KB Name:  IMG_8116.jpg
Views: 412
Size:  142.7 KB Name:  IMG_8117.jpg
Views: 377
Size:  149.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_8118.jpg
Views: 374
Size:  167.8 KB Name:  IMG_8119.jpg
Views: 364
Size:  153.6 KB Name:  IMG_8120.jpg
Views: 381
Size:  145.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_8124.jpg
Views: 452
Size:  175.6 KB Name:  IMG_8126.jpg
Views: 386
Size:  160.9 KB Name:  IMG_8127.jpg
Views: 363
Size:  137.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_8129.jpg
Views: 367
Size:  142.9 KB

    And here are some pictures of the contents of my character sketchbook~

    Name:  IMG_8131.jpg
Views: 386
Size:  647.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_8132.jpg
Views: 381
Size:  725.5 KB

    Name:  IMG_8133.jpg
Views: 394
Size:  656.5 KB

    Name:  IMG_8134.jpg
Views: 377
Size:  762.1 KB

    Name:  IMG_8135.jpg
Views: 386
Size:  790.1 KB

    Name:  IMG_8137.jpg
Views: 383
Size:  769.0 KB

    Name:  IMG_8138.jpg
Views: 366
Size:  831.9 KB

    Name:  IMG_8139.jpg
Views: 365
Size:  827.5 KB

    Name:  IMG_8140.jpg
Views: 366
Size:  767.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_8142.jpg
Views: 368
Size:  778.0 KB

    Name:  IMG_8143.jpg
Views: 366
Size:  706.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_8144.jpg
Views: 359
Size:  762.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_8145.jpg
Views: 355
Size:  750.0 KB

    Name:  IMG_8146.jpg
Views: 355
Size:  809.1 KB

    Name:  IMG_8147.jpg
Views: 351
Size:  797.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_8148.jpg
Views: 348
Size:  815.2 KB

    Name:  IMG_8149.jpg
Views: 354
Size:  920.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_8150.jpg
Views: 344
Size:  877.8 KB

    Name:  IMG_8151.jpg
Views: 349
Size:  737.4 KB

    Name:  IMG_8153.jpg
Views: 350
Size:  648.1 KB

    Name:  IMG_8154.jpg
Views: 343
Size:  814.3 KB

    Name:  IMG_8155.jpg
Views: 345
Size:  631.3 KB

    Last edited by DeerHooves; August 13th, 2013 at 07:15 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Thanked 40 Times in 40 Posts
    These are really, really sweet! I love your little squirrel character, and you're figure drawings have really nice flowing lines. Keep 'em coming!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Members who have read this thread: 6

Tags for this Thread


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
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook