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April 17th, 2014 #1
Hi everyone! :) Today is exactly two months since I've started a sketchbook here on CA and I decided it's time to write something on this first post. I'm 28 at the end of this month and I've been drawing on and of for 2-3 years. Last 2 months I've decided to start drawing seriously and with heart. In the weekdays I work as an application engineer. I'm NOT happy with that situation, but maybe I can change that with time. My real passion is drawing! and I say it's better late then never, I'll figure it out as I go. Internet is my teacher and I have absolutly no formal art education. The reason I started a sketchbook here was to track my progress and get in touch with the art community. I'm hoping to get some useful tips and suggestions from you guys. My goal is to keep drawing!
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Here are some of my latest sketches.
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April 18th, 2014 #5
Sketches from yesterday and today
April 18th, 2014 #6
Tried out some Bridgeman drawings. I will see what I can get done tonight. There is Easter holiday now so I have some extra time for drawing!
April 19th, 2014 #7
Line and shape studies. I want to start with digital soon, but I need to save up for a tablet first.
April 19th, 2014 #8
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April 21st, 2014 #10
More line quality practice
April 21st, 2014 #11
I really like your studies, especially the finger one! Looks cooL! Keep it up!
If you want it, pursue it! Fuck those ignorant fools who dare to question your awesomeness and what ever it is that you want to do!
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April 22nd, 2014 #12
here you have todays skethces. Just experimenting for with form and lighting.
April 22nd, 2014 #13
Some more.. Just doodeling and figuring out what I want to study next.
April 23rd, 2014 #14
Here are some more, sorry if it feels like spam to you guys, but I will post almost everything I draw on this thread and I draw several hours every day, expect more! and maybe It will get better with time.. cant promise that! but at least I'm having fun. Hope you do too
April 25th, 2014 #15
I'm alive, just really tired and still drawing everyday! will upload skethces as soon as I get some rest!
April 25th, 2014 #16
Nice sketches/Studies. I should probably do some perspective practice myself. Keep it up
April 26th, 2014 #17
I'm surprised I manage to get the lines so straight without a ruler! ^^
April 26th, 2014 #18
Some stick figures from imagination
April 28th, 2014 #19
Hey, mate! Nice stuff in here! You're moving quite well. I really like the fact that you're paying attention also to line and shape studies and also perspective. I for one don't, but really need to -_- Good luck with collecting cash for your tablet and keep going forward
April 29th, 2014 #20
Thanks everyone! It really gives me inspiration when I get some feedback. It actually helps me alot! I've decided to get deep into perspective for some time to get a solid understanding.. I feel its such an essential and important skill to have and it will be useful to me down the road! here are some warm up free sketched cubes to begin with. Keep drawing!
April 29th, 2014 #21
Awesome studies, it's nice to see that you give importance to the basics, I have just one tip, when drawing female breasts, think them as water balloons, try to understand how gravity affect them, because otherwise they will seem like just balls attached on the body.
Sorry for the bad english
April 29th, 2014 #22
Nice studies, I also liked what you were doing in your earlier posts with line quality and those squiggly shapes. And I like your dedication to perspective- most people try to escape it, you run towards it to master it!- That's the spirit!
April 30th, 2014 #23
Todays practice consisted of an almost complete dice rotation done freehand, a perspective ground plane, experimenting with building groundplane and rotating objects 45 degrees on it. And some anatamoy and figure doodles. I'm thinking that it may be wise for me to alternate between two subjects so I dont get to hung up on one single subject. It will also keep it more interesting. I'm thinking that human anatomy/proportions and perspective will be my focus. What do you guys think?
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April 30th, 2014 #24
Just wanted to share this before going to bed. Let me know what you think
May 1st, 2014 #25
Skethces from today. I feel like I'm in a good place now, and that I'm learning new stuff!
May 1st, 2014 #26
Really nice sketches! Keep it up, and keep drawing heads. I got a tip on this site, and that was to check out Andrew Loomis and how he draws heads. (youtube) I thought it was very helpful, so maybe you'll think so too!
May 1st, 2014 #27
May 1st, 2014 #28
Trying out Loomis head before going to bed. Goodnight everyone!
May 2nd, 2014 #29
Hello I think others have already voiced my thoughts before me - keep study the basics, this is the right way
Sorry for my bad English
May 2nd, 2014 #30
Thanks for stopping by my sketchbook Parapauler Here is some kind of spaceship!
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