Hello, Lewiston. Your work is close to impossible to criticize, what to criticize here? you are in very good control of any media you are willing to try. I guess you are an artist as God intended for you to be. I will be surprised if you say that there are very many other things besides art that you prefer to do, more than art . Looks like that you're drawing just like breathing. Very naturally, without any efforts.
but here, the only little something I can talk about beside saying that you are great.
You are in a very good control, impeccable control. You lines are so smooth I can't detect your state of mind you were in when you drew or painted. You are evenly tempered when you are up or down, so your line control is even too. And I'm unfortunately that kind of person who likes to look behind the curtain. And I can't. You don't post stuff when your hands shaking from anger or tiredness, you don't post stuff when your lines jump and fight with each other. As I said, very good control. And that's good, many people like smooth lines, I like lines with open personality. I have a hard time to find any hints in yours. Everything is just close to perfect.
Only some crumbs which I was able to collect in your book about you: you are pretty calm and confident to do any kind of work, you have likeness to caricature genre and that's what you do when you draw or paint for yourself. Your smile in these caricatures is very calm, you are never personal and looks like you're just enjoying the process, that's why you like to finish each drawing of yours, you just seem to like laying these lines down on paper one by one. It is natural process for you, I repeat, like breathing. I don't see you searching on paper, so I guess you have already everything in your mind and you just carry this image to paper. It is funny, because it is so different from most people. You are an Artist with the capital A.
So saying this I picked up few from your huge varied gallery of images I like the best. And mostly because they are rougher and for me more emotional.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...n/thewlis2.jpg With risk to loose all your respect I say I have no idea who this guy is. But looking at him, this is what I think: he is a strange one. I don't know maybe alcohol and chaotic life made him like this, but I think he lives in slight fog all the time, in his own reality, just having sudden startling encounters with people and objects around him. I think his brains are half cooked most of the time, and I'm afraid life is not bright event for him, he had too much and too fast, kind of lost taste of life.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...on/Engel3c.jpg just interesting to see what kind of angel you chose. It should be your features somewhere here. Angels are like pets, looks a lot like their owners. Yours looks very young and determined, and kind. But not sophisticated at all. Just charm of young face and body.
Lovely effect of the light, God bless highly saturated colors in PS.
http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y92...6/hispanic.jpg This guy is drawn with brilliance, but although you tell a lot about this character in straight, commonly accepted manner: face features, pose, body language, clothing, you didn't tell much about him, his temperament with your lines. You could draw a ballerina with the same kind of lines. I know I'm talking rubbish, that's style we are talking about, but maybe you are interested to hear that kind of rubbish. There are many ways to talk to your viewers, IMO, there are some hidden ones, which effect when we are not aware about them. I think it is worth mentioned.
I like poster and drawing with bikers. It is obvious you like the characters and there is sweet ironic feeling in this drawing too. it is kind of caricature too. I love it. It's beautiful and truthful.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...ironment1b.jpg I like the painting on this stage, it's moody, has a nice feeling of silence and evening in it. I don't know why evening, maybe the colors are soft and mild, and outlines are indefinte and bright light could be last rays of sunset.
Figure on the bike kind of clashes with the BG, confuses eyes about perspective. BG should be blending with air more, I think.
Well, that's what I think,
Thank you for kind words about my rigid Jane Seymour in FF section. It was a great moment to see you there.
Last edited by sve; November 24th, 2007 at 12:11 PM.
hehe, thanks for the comment, master mentler, always a great honour! You were faster than me posting the second little piece for the archive...
RPG character - private stuff... a dwarf shaman... hope you like