Fladik G - Composition 1.1

Join the #1 Art Workshop - LevelUpJoin Premium Art Workshop
Results 1 to 12 of 12

Thread: Fladik G - Composition 1.1

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0

    Fladik G - Composition 1.1

    Hello everyone, I thought I would begin doing this in order to improve my art skills.
    Here is my first attempt.
    I chose Velasquez study – Arachne.
    Thanks in advance for any feedback.
    Name:  1.jpg
Views: 170
Size:  45.1 KBName:  3.jpg
Views: 168
Size:  328.2 KB

    Last edited by Himoo; August 18th, 2014 at 12:05 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    Cologne, Germany
    Posts
    181
    Thanks
    81
    Thanked 46 Times in 44 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    You are off to a good start with your first study, but you need to focus more on your shapes. Her hand, for example, is far off to the left and is smaller than in the original. Maybe try to measure distances and sizes a bit more before you go into detailing and actually painting. This way you fix the problems before they get a chance to annoy you I'm eager to see your improvements. Keep it up!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  4. The Following User Says Thank You to -Marin- For This Useful Post:


  5. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    11,160
    Thanks
    2,087
    Thanked 11,240 Times in 2,779 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    agreed. great job on your values. focusing more on your shape mapping phase where you get all your positive and negative shapes blocked in as accurately as possible will be a big help and improve quality. You render fine...if you get those early shapes mapped well then these are going to be flat out awesome.

    When you are first getting started it is very important to really focus in on the mapping out of your shapes as accurately as you can possibly get them. If you put a shape in the wrong place and commit you end up having the other shapes off and require fixing, which increases painting time. By taking just a few extra minutes early on to measure out your shapes, to compare your shapes, and be sure they are placed and drawn accurately will make the rest of the painting process, working out your values and edges, much much easier.

    You should flip the images horizontally and vertically so that you see the shapes with fresh eyes. This should be part of the process and if you are already doing that, keep doing it more. The professional artists will often flip images or use a mirror to see with fresh eyes as many as three or four times a minute as they are working when things really get flowing. You can also back away...actually get up and back away...and doing this works for shapes as well as checking values and edges.

    Keep up the good work.


    jm

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

  6. The Following User Says Thank You to Jason Manley For This Useful Post:


  7. #4
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Thanks so much for the feedback. I´ll put more attention to focus on my shapes.
    This time I chose one of my favorite artists - Frank Frazetta-Night Stalker.
    Name:  Frank Frazetta-Night Stalker.jpg
Views: 99
Size:  155.7 KBName:  4.jpg
Views: 103
Size:  249.3 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  8. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Hi everyone,
    Here is my third study-Frank Frazetta...by the way I drew this on my Samsung tablet.
    Name:  1410287234753.jpg
Views: 90
Size:  235.5 KBName:  Sketch10303452.jpg
Views: 88
Size:  223.0 KB

    Last edited by Himoo; September 11th, 2014 at 03:31 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  9. #6
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    11,160
    Thanks
    2,087
    Thanked 11,240 Times in 2,779 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    These are right on track. Nice work. I would love to see more analysis out of you as I am curious to hear what you see when you are looking so deeply into these.

    Keep it up!!

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

  10. The Following User Says Thank You to Jason Manley For This Useful Post:


  11. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Fourth study - Rembrandt -the mill.
    Name:  120.jpg
Views: 77
Size:  145.3 KBName:  12.jpg
Views: 83
Size:  31.5 KB
    I noticed how the image is well balanced between dark and light values. Emphasis of the Mill is enhanced by the value contrast and the shore lines,the lines of clouds and also the bright sails on the vanes lead the veiwer's eyes to the mill.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  12. #8
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    5. Bastien Lecouffe
    Name:  fgg.jpg
Views: 69
Size:  202.7 KB
    Emphasis is focused around the head and the chest of the figure. Lots of repetition and rhythm of various arches create a well-balanced composition.

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  13. #9
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Posts
    27
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked 4 Times in 4 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    Is it me or your night stalker is very huge compared to Frazetta ? However it seems to work
    You have a very good sense of values, your shapes need just to be a little more accurate. Otherwise this is a very very good thread ! i will stalk it gnahaha

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  14. The Following User Says Thank You to annenguyen For This Useful Post:


  15. #10
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    11,160
    Thanks
    2,087
    Thanked 11,240 Times in 2,779 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    These are excellent and your talent shows. I asked Kiersten to share them on our social media. Great job.

    My only comment other than more more more...is that it would be great to see more in depth analysis of the compositions themselves as your abilty to paint is marked already and you are well on your way there. I will continue to push you...but for now keep rolling and plz take a good look at the compositions you are studying.

    Great job.


    JM

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

  16. The Following User Says Thank You to Jason Manley For This Useful Post:


  17. #11
    Join Date
    Aug 2014
    Posts
    6
    Thanks
    5
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Follows
    0
    Following
    0
    0
    0
    6. Xiaodi-Jin
    Name:  Untitled-1.jpg
Views: 40
Size:  171.8 KB
    Name:  Untitled-2.jpg
Views: 24
Size:  199.2 KB

    Last edited by Himoo; 4 Weeks Ago at 06:19 AM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote  

  18. #12
    Join Date
    Jul 2002
    Location
    Austin TX
    Posts
    11,160
    Thanks
    2,087
    Thanked 11,240 Times in 2,779 Posts
    Follows
    2
    Following
    1
    You are now 100 percent on track. Keep these rolling. Great choice on the latest image. That one is a beauty. Very similar media handling to Justin Sweet but totally different subject matter. Your study is beautifully done and the analysis is on point. Keep up the great work.


    jm

    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: 29

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