Cfhhunt - Composition 1.1

Join 500,000+ Artists

Its' free and it takes less than 10 seconds!

Join the #1 Art Workshop - LevelUpJoin Premium Art Workshop

Results 1 to 14 of 14

Thread: Cfhhunt - Composition 1.1

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0

    Cfhhunt - Composition 1.1

    Spanish Dancer by John Singer Sargent.

    I chose this image because of the the unique edges Sargent used for the flowing fabric. I noticed that he uses a combination of soft and hard edges to create the negative spaces in her clothing. I found that I tend to have trouble starting and then I get wrapped up in details. It was hard to force myself to stop at 1 hour, there were so many hard and soft edges that I feel need to be corrected.

    Name:  SpanishDancerCopied.jpg
Views: 243
Size:  76.6 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    19
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked 4 Times in 3 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    You're off to a great start. The values look really close to me, and you've really got the shapes down.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    10,579
    Thanks
    2,077
    Thanked 11,089 Times in 2,641 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    Agreed. Nice work. For a first study you are well on your way. I could nitpick details and edges but for the quick studies, this is pretty on target. i look forward to the next update.

    LEVEL UP! - ConceptArt.Org online workshops are on sale- Join now and get 25% off!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    The Kiss by Francesco Hayez

    The one thing that most interested me was how value was used to create several different textures. Including the man's clothes, which look like a rough cloth, the woman's, which look velvety, and the wall and floor which are made of stone. I like the composition, the two people kissing are made into a single mass to show how close they really are.

    Name:  tmp_HayezCopied-1709168661.jpg
Views: 77
Size:  114.9 KB

    Madame X by John Singer Sargent

    I love Sargent, the way he paints people is so emotive. I like the simplicity of the dress, and how there isn't a well defined spot where it ends. It just blends into the background shadows. I also like her unique posture and the placement of her hand on the table.

    Name:  MadameXCopied.jpg
Views: 70
Size:  49.8 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Also, thank you both for the nice comments. It's great to get compliments from talented people.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    10,579
    Thanks
    2,077
    Thanked 11,089 Times in 2,641 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    Excellent. Other than your M X being a little contrasty in comparison, these are well on their way. Keep a close eye on the forms you are modeling. At this point it is clear you know what to do and are going to continue to learn from the secrets these paintings hold. keep it up!


    j

    LEVEL UP! - ConceptArt.Org online workshops are on sale- Join now and get 25% off!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thanks Jason, I feel like I am already more comfortable with value. Have you ever heard of Sycra's Value Game?

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    10,579
    Thanks
    2,077
    Thanked 11,089 Times in 2,641 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    yeah...that's something we are purposely but inadvertently playing with when doing these...it's a fine exercise.

    LEVEL UP! - ConceptArt.Org online workshops are on sale- Join now and get 25% off!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    I don't know who did this painting.... If anyone could tell me, that would be great.

    I really liked the lost and found contours in this, specifically his sword. The symbol on his chest makes a really impressive contrastName:  UnknownArtistCopied.jpg
Views: 55
Size:  63.7 KB.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Sep 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    234
    Thanks
    94
    Thanked 137 Times in 94 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Hi there, these are really well done! That's a cool painting you picked for the last one (sorry, I don't know the artist either). You might want to double check your proportions, though - the man's shoulder/left arm is thicker in the original than in yours.

    Doing good!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  12. #11
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    USA
    Posts
    117
    Thanks
    6
    Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thanks Dahlia, yeah I noticed that right after posting it. I think I'll leave it alone, I'm pretty happy with how the rest of it turned out.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  13. #12
    Join Date
    Mar 2004
    Location
    Montreal, Canada
    Posts
    367
    Thanks
    8
    Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Beautiful work sir.
    I don't know the name of the painting either. I think you can just sharpen up some edges on the cross to give it the same look as in the original.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  14. #13
    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Scotland
    Posts
    681
    Thanks
    322
    Thanked 200 Times in 192 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Super work you have here. Came across the painting whilst doing research, 'Portrait of a Knight of Malta' by Caravaggio.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  15. #14
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    10,579
    Thanks
    2,077
    Thanked 11,089 Times in 2,641 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    nice work. You are just a wee bit contrasty in yours, so the values are standing out on the face and the costume seems a tiny bit dark. Watch those values!!!

    Keep it up!

    LEVEL UP! - ConceptArt.Org online workshops are on sale- Join now and get 25% off!
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

Members who have read this thread: 2

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • 424,149 Artists
  • 3,599,276 Artist Posts
  • 32,941 Sketchbooks
  • 54 New Art Jobs
Art Workshop Discount Inside
Register

Developed Actively by vBSocial.com
The Art Department
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook