Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 LastLast
Results 1 to 13 of 71
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts

    My Constipated Brain - The need for a smooth flow of creative fluids

    I joined CA to improve my art. Level Up was, and still is a big slap on the face for me, it reminded me of what my professors taught in college and kept me thinking, "I should have continued those practices even after I graduated."

    Graduating college and getting a freelance job, doesn't mean my learning process ends, I believe it's just another step for improvement. What I lacked was not the drive, but the direction of how I should improve myself and hopefully, I think I found it here.

    Currently, I have work illustrating stuff but I'm not really happy with it since it's not my style or what I really want to illustrate while earning. Not that I should talk about style since I'm still looking for my own.

    My goal for now is to be able to illustrate or be good enough that my art can be used for game card illustrations like Legend of the Cryptids / Magic the Gathering or my designs being used as concepts for RPG games as these two seems to be my dream jobs at the moment.

    Feel free to help and join me in my journey of improvement and random stuff! (beware, I like sketching heads haha)

    My Constipated Brain - The need for a smooth flow of creative fluids

    Attached Images Attached Images  
    Last edited by fllamjr; December 14th, 2014 at 03:12 AM. Reason: image update
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote


  2. Hide this ad by registering as a member
  3. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Color and Light 1.1


    Name:  self portrait.png
Views: 740
Size:  427.5 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:42 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  4. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Composition 1.1

    At first I tried working with speed, then was advised to concentrate on the values, and I did.

    I've been enjoying joining CHOW and COW lately and have neglected these studies, I'll be working on it again after I finish my current CHOW

    Name:  sargent.jpg
Views: 737
Size:  93.2 KB

    Name:  fenghua zhong.jpg
Views: 772
Size:  213.9 KB

    Name:  yong sub noh.jpg
Views: 746
Size:  131.5 KB

    Name:  frank frazetta 1.jpg
Views: 790
Size:  113.3 KB

    Name:  William-Adolphe Bouguereau.jpg
Views: 789
Size:  117.2 KB

    Name:  evan lee 4.jpg
Views: 732
Size:  130.0 KB

    Name:  john singer sargent 2.jpg
Views: 713
Size:  114.9 KB

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  5. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Chow # 357

    Name:  wizard's apprentice wip.jpg
Views: 725
Size:  452.4 KB

    Name:  wizard's apprentice finals.jpg
Views: 720
Size:  290.2 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:43 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  6. #5
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Chow # 358

    Name:  The K9 King wips.png
Views: 727
Size:  702.2 KB

    Name:  The K9 King FINAL 2.png
Views: 717
Size:  644.2 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:45 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  7. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Cow# 329

    Name:  Razor-backed Land Shark sketch.png
Views: 728
Size:  789.7 KB

    Name:  Razor-backed Land Shark wip 1.png
Views: 724
Size:  588.2 KB

    Name:  Razor-backed Land Shark wip 3.png
Views: 707
Size:  341.7 KB

    Name:  Razor-backed Land Shark final.png
Views: 706
Size:  953.3 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:49 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  8. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Chow# 359

    Name:  The Fairy Racers 2 concept 2.png
Views: 720
Size:  378.0 KB

    Name:  fairy racers wip.png
Views: 705
Size:  429.0 KB

    Name:  The Fairy Racers final.png
Views: 705
Size:  1.07 MB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:51 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  9. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Cow# 330

    Name:  The Sun Guardian sketch.png
Views: 708
Size:  1.08 MB

    Name:  The Sun Guardian wip 1.png
Views: 709
Size:  757.0 KB

    Name:  The Sun Guardian FINAL.png
Views: 695
Size:  797.8 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:52 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  10. #9
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    CHOW# 360 design idea sketches

    #1
    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant rough sketch.png
Views: 703
Size:  735.4 KB

    #2
    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant rough sketch 2.jpg
Views: 697
Size:  930.0 KB

    #3
    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant rough sketch 3.png
Views: 683
Size:  551.0 KB

    #4
    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant rough sketch 4.png
Views: 691
Size:  1.02 MB

    #2 rendering
    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant 2nd design wip 1 & 2.png
Views: 670
Size:  288.7 KB

    Name:  The Gunsmith Merchant 2nd design wip 3.png
Views: 678
Size:  385.2 KB

    Last edited by fllamjr; August 29th, 2014 at 10:54 PM.
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  11. #10
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  12. #11
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    206
    Thanks
    49
    Thanked 35 Times in 35 Posts
    Cool sketchbook! I remember that fairy racer it looks great! However if what you want is to work for MTG (and the like) I think you're going to have to drop the manga style (both looks and coloring technique) and move on to something more realistic. I think you're starting to get there with these last pieces, the problem I see with them is they seem to be done to display the character you created, when instead what you should be doing is using your characters (or creatures) to convey a story in your piece. Cards like "Invoke the Firemind" and "Blood Artist" are beautiful examples of this. I hope this helps You certainly have the potential to get there

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  13. #12
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Posts
    157
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked 45 Times in 34 Posts
    Thank you Kuroro!

    Right now I'm really still at a lost, I want to do both character design for games as well as card artwork, both are kind of my dream jobs actually haha so I haven't really had experience in both worlds. I'm not sure if it's possible to join the two, but I actually want to do almost everything! Should I just concentrate on one first? I really don't know.

    I see what you mean by character-oriented, I've been joining COW and CHOW for awhile now, since I thought I can gain experience and will be a big help in my colors. . . I like colors, apparently it doesn't like me hahaha

    That latest piece (though rejected in chow), gave me a big confidence boost in colors, I used so many reference of artworks from various artists that I like and I guess I improved juuusst tiny bit, still a long ways to go. I really need to work on my backgrounds and colors.

    That "Blood Artist" you mentioned was wicked! awesome piece!

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

  14. #13
    Join Date
    Jul 2014
    Posts
    241
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked 72 Times in 61 Posts
    Yea, you finally made a sketchbook O_O . Also tried to do the challenges but everyone else was way to good and we got 0 votes, so yea....T_T. Am sure you'll be like one of those famous superstar artists one day all your work has so much personality, bah we suck... ;_;

    Reply With Quote Reply With Quote

Page 1 of 6 1 2 3 4 5 6 LastLast
  • 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
SpringOfSea's Sketchbook