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    Scribblings of a madman

    Hey,

    The names James, I'm 23 and I'm from the UK. I work as a flash animator, and while it's fun/awesome job it doesn't allow for much opportunity to draw and as a result I feel I need to get myself into gear and really push my drawing skills if I ever want to be able to draw for a living...

    For the past few years I have used Tumblr as a sketchbook, on here are a few paintings and such, but I've been lacking feedback and a sense of commitment to it. So I'm making the switch to here to bump up my skills!

    Ill kick this sketchbook off with a few of studies. Any critiques are welcome, don't hold back! haha

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    I shall return!
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    Some quick poses before work! and a doodle from my imagination


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    bridgman head/skull studies!

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    quick poses and a quick sketch of dwight... awesome character

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    painting i did after work today... maybe i should start drawing some guys haha

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    the one I like the most is the second picture, has a drab feel to it, that I really like.

    Keep going with the imaginitive ones, I prefer those, but other people are different.
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    here's a few from yesterday and today!

    i also went to a life drawing class in Manchester last night with some guys from work, but ill upload them tonight

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    With these quickposes i was trying to use more confident lines, but i now realise how much i rely on undo so im gonna try think before a draw next time haha

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    @digydan1,

    Thanks man, I much prefer doing stuff from my head... put on some music and go wild haha
    but i guess you just gotta grind out the studies to get good at them
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    I love the studies and progress so far! That pinkish girl looks really cute and I can see her easily simplified into shapes. Keep it up!
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    Some life drawing!

    mainly quick poses but a couple 15 minute ones at the end

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    don't have a scanner at the minute so sorry for the low quality
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    @Uyeno Thanks dude, I'm still getting used to this website but so far the community seems awesome!
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    I did some still life stuff... man am i awful at that haha. I'm gonna crack out the vegetables and get sketching! also did some sketches from imagination too which were pretty funsName:  IMAG0476.jpg
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    Feeling a bit sluggish this morning, but here we go... I went a bit cartoony on some of my sketches

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    Also been working on an illustration just laying down some basic colours and see what works

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    any criticisms/feedback welcome
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