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    The Underground Sketchbook

    Helllooooooo


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    do you know of any links to get some info on the Andrew loomis books im looking to pick up a coppy but wana shop around for prices a little bit.

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    yeah, you can find the books scanned online at http://www.fineart.sk/ and if you want to buy the books, you need to just be patient and buy them off of ebay. I spent over a year trying to find and get the best prices on them and have bought them all off of ebay.

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    thx for the link sounds good ill just keep a watchfull eye

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    Here's some more sketches from my sketchbook.

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    Some older drawings...

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    This looks like the start of an epic sketchbook. Your life drawings are wonderful. Keep it up

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    good stuff Bowlin.... the last one is interesting although its a bit weird.. im not sure if it was intentional bu, it seems like she doesnt have a neck... keep on drawing brother man,...

    Mainloop- man i must be dyslexic.. cuz i thought you asked how many people are on lsd

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    Thanks Interceptor. Very nice of ya to say.

    sve... thank ya. I'm not sure what you mean by "i took it, ok?". If you mean saved it to your computer or whatever, sure, feel free too.

    vigostar.. Thanks for the complements, man. It does look like she has no neck. I was trying to make it look like her shirt was being blown up with wind from her hands, but it was such a quick doodle that i didn't spend time to really analyze it. Proably could have added some details with a different type of shirt to get the effect better, but i was really just tryin to learn what to use to render better in painter. This tablet is sooo difficult for me... need to get a cintiq to have a better "hands on" feel. ..................... P.S. your girlfriend is soooo hot!!! I seriously envie you! You should be drawing that girl all the time.

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    Hey, Todd... glad to see that your keeping this book alive! I like that enviro study.. im not sure what the original looks like and Im too lazy to click on the link but, what you have there looks good to me... you gotta finish that Hale painting too man... keep on doing the do man!

    Mainloop- man i must be dyslexic.. cuz i thought you asked how many people are on lsd

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    Thanks Rob, the phil hale was just a quick study on the skin tones. I ran out of steam on it and already started something else. Just barely starting to see how to push and pull FORM with paints..... barely. heh

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    Just workin on some little tiny studies...

    Tiny oil .. thing
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    A little flesh ball exercise...
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    And a first attempt at watercolor pencils. Proably ought to try some other mediums with it, inks or gouche, etc. for better value contrast.
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    On the Hildebrant copy your clouds look way to regular
    rember that clouds are moslty abstract shapes,
    if you repeat the same curve angle and posicion to
    much it will look false, same goes with the trees,
    the colors on the other hand are spot on!! kudos on that;
    the P. Hale copy is looking really REALLY GOOD,
    and this last ones are nice as well, but the sphere on the
    second page look off color wise, remeber that if you put a
    pink-brownish object surrounded by a green enviroment
    the object will cach some green on the reflected ligths.

    This is a link that you could find usefull, its got some pretty
    asum information on color and on other things as well!!

    http://itchstudios.com/psg/art_tut.htm

    Keep it UP, I really like the work your are displaying!

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    Thanks for the reply Maxetomer. I didn't treally try to hard in replicating that Hildebrandt piece, the thing I was focusing on was mixing oil paints in Painter without using the little selection thing. I was hoping this would help me learn how to mix more subtle colors digitally. (but I don't feel much success, was a pain in the neck!)

    Green light reflected on the sphere is not alway neccessary, because it's an image of nothing but the sphere floating in front of a green background. I make a lot of colored balls and then just try some different backgrounds with the idea of the squares used in art classes... where a color changes when surrounded by another... The Underground Sketchbook

    And even if there is reflected light, how much and what type of lighting can be whatever you want... The Underground SketchbookThe Underground Sketchbook

    My point is when there is nothing in the picture, but a ball and a flat colored background... you can pretty much do whatever want with reflected light... there's no standard or proper approach... The Underground Sketchbook

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    Just some sillyness... I love Idiot Apathy's little landscape studies in his sketchbook and thought I'd try one... His little paintings look like a great way to explore thumbnail ideas for landscapes.

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    Some stuff from paintchat...

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    and yet another update...
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    A logo I did for my sister's "Boys and Girls Club".

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    Gonzo!!

    You have some pretty awesome stuff here!! I love the pencil sketches the best. --i really like the norman rockwell. well done!

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    Thanks, Cobi! Yeah Rockwell rules.

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    (oops, didn't see ya post there, guggen) Thanks man!

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    some awesome studies here. the rendering on the still-life is great. and love the complementary color composition in some coloring works. keep up with it.

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    Thanks man I really appreciate the compliment. I haven't been keeping this sketchbook up to date much, mostly because I'm trying my best to do a lot of anatomy sketches. What I'm doing is just copying the same drawings from out of a book or from this great anatomy statue over and over. To clarify, the exact same drawing over and over. It's mind numbing and not very exciting to look at, so I don't bother posting.

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    I have no clue why there are stripes when I use my scanner. Sometimes they're there, sometimes they aren't. I've spent too many hours trying to figure it out, and finally just given up. So I hope you like sketches with stripes in them . heheh. Also wanted to throw in my thunderdome pieces.

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    Colored an Old sketch.... "Queen"

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    I just love the lighting on this man
    http://conceptart.org/forums/attachm...1&d=1167223893
    and I love the way in which you carved the forms on this skull
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    the ideas your cooking this days are great sooo....
    UPDATE!!! MORE

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    Nice observations on the color balls, the tints and reflective colors or something I forget myself.

    Make a sketchbook happy, feed it a tip to improve!

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    Lol was skimming through your SB and passed the skeleton painting and thought it was a 3d rendering, went back for a closer look and loved it. Kind of morbid

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    Wow... I have comments! Thanks for your compliments, Max, Pigeonkill and Lunatic. I really appreciate it.

    This first one is a speedpaint landscape. And the second one is all Oils that I call, "Red Cave Gaurdian".

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