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    Luna's Doodles [March 25th] color play p. 3

    *newest sketches p. 2*

    Hey peeps!
    This is it, my daily sketchbook (though I don't promise the daily)

    age:19
    goals:
    1.Drawing more
    2.Drawing better
    3.Drawing faster
    4.and drawing more

    Ok, so I'm waiting for your murderous critiques, fire at will!!!!
    and enjoy....

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    hehe some Riddick
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    Riddick and random
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    randomness...
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    Da Vinci's studies
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    LLewellyn in blue
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    Some more Kevin
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    Im still trying to figure out the scanner settings, next time it will be better promise!

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    looks great !

    one thing you can do is to look for photos of muscles, especially arms, they need some work, try to look at where muscles starts and ends !


    a great post and i will drop by again for sure !


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    c00l stuff * fires*

    u can get some anatomybooks for learning stuff like that.. me recommends hogart.. he shows u how the skin flows around the bones.. he dont draw skin. which dont show u the muscles... but its what we have to know.. where the hack are my muscles

    hogarth also indicates.. how the muscles are connectet with eachother.. he shows u how the muscles flow into eachother with lines.. its awesome.. i really learned almost evrything about where and what my muscle names are ... whith my hogart book

    ( http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...books&n=507846 )

    1.Drawing more
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    good boy ! *pat pat*

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    Wow thanks for the fast replies people!!

    Hurricane: I am so glad you are the first one who posted And your right, I still have everything to learn about everything. I'm getting there slowly but surely. Thanks again!

    SideShowBob: Thanks for posting man!! Yeh I've heard about Hogarth's books and it is something I will look into getting. Thanks for the link
    good boy ! *pat pat*
    HAhaha, I am no boy

    Arm studies!!!! More to come soon.....
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    thumbnails I do to learn more about values and composition. These are mostly movie stills from LOTR. They range from 15-60 minutes

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    Muscle studies
    oops forgot the nipples!

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    Still a long road in front of you but your dedication is a very strong start. All you need now is loads of work. Anatomy still needs work, value studies are ass-kicking - gr8 way to learn, progress already shows. Keep it coming

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    n0 boy O_O .. so .. *good girly * pat pat*

    nice thumbs !
    love the colors * nice contrasts*

    who needs nipples ?! good anyeways

    tablet or mouse?


    draw more (need breakfast)





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    thirdeye: thanks so much for the encouragements!

    sideshowbob: man you crack me up! thanks for posting (I use a tablet)


    here's a tiny update
    muscle study ~ 30 mins
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    referenced munkhey!
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    2 more thumbnails from LOTR
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    last one for tonite I'm off to bed

    without reference
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    I like your work on LOTR.
    I think, it is more interesting for you, at this time, to improve your interpretation of the reality. Draw, draw, and observe.

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    Thank you so much Bruno for posting!! Your are the best.
    You are right about drawing more of the things i observe instead of the ones from my imagination. Cuz drawing things from my head is a real pain for now.

    thanks again, and you should post more

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    Hey Luna

    I really like your Grey studies,they have alot of depth,and your contrast is pretty good.

    KEEp it up!!

    also crash your nearest figure drawing class,you or any of us can NEVER get enough of that!

    peace

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    Carlos: What a pleasure to have you here! Thanks for the advice dude


    I realy dont have much time nowadays, having to go arrange stuff at the hospital for a family member almost everyday. And I'm also working on KQ9 stuff so that doesnt leave much room for personal projects.

    Anyways, here is a little sumthin sumthin that I did this morning with reference. Feedback always appreciated.
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    i think that castle is on its way.. to tie in all the colors more, try glazing a very weak orange over the blue parts, i mean real low opacity, like a weak watercolor wash.. the colors of the castle and the rest of it seem very isolated from eachother.. remember that also for figure work..

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    I just thaught the photo had some awesome colors, so i tried to copy it.
    Deleted certain elements, but yeh it's great practice ~45min

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    w0w.. very nice ..good colors.. love the castle too

    what kinda tablet is it ?

    i wanna buy one soon.. wacom







    keep drawing !

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    very nice stuff, i like the last one alot!

    keep on drawin/painting !!

    looks great

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    Main_Loop: Thanks so much for stopping by!! yeh i know i still have lots to learn about color theory, I'll keep it in mind for next time

    sideshowbob: Thanks a lot man, it realy means a lot to me
    I use a graphire 4X6 for now. I bought it on Ebay, its a great place for great stuff

    Hurricane: Hey man, thanks for stopping by again! I am not worthy

    Painted a squid/octopus today, I used reference.
    Things with tentacles are cool
    Oh and I received my "Dynamic Anatomy" book today, it looks realy great!

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    c00l tentacle thingy


    yea.. i got so much books from ebay.. and other stuff


    *fights the tentacle thingy*


    draw draw draw !

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    sideshowbob: thanks again dude!!!

    I feel so sleepy right now, but I decided to just submit this before I'm off to bed.
    Auto-portrait from photo ~1 1/2 hours bleh!

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    very nice update !!

    check the eyes, you're not looking in the same direction. and wonderfull progress, you can see the difference per picture !


    very nice !


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    It's been hell of a long time since I last posted and I feel guilt

    Hurricane: Thanks man, your absolutely right, i'll pay more attention next time, keep on writing here I realy like it



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    I copied some stuff from my new book
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    This was real fun to do, I just experimented with some lines and values not realy paying attention to what it's gonna give. It kinda looks interresting
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    hahaa nice experiment O_o

    looking cool with all these contrasts * values


    head and face features .. iam drawing same since some days O_o

    well.. what u could do is : try to keep ur studies simple.. saves time and u can understand 1 proportions and 2 volume better..i think its easier to understand it.. when i feel save at drawing these simple shapes and know how to indicate the volume i can add more details and shading

    4 lines for simple lip base shape
    another 4 to indicate the uper lip volume
    3 more to get the lower lip volume
    the rest is surface shading or indicating.. simple hatch the uper and lower lip to indicate the surface.. these lines i use to hatch have to be alligned at the correct angle according to the lips surcface.. this makes the lip get the 3D look.. all depends on the angle

    take a look at ur lips .. u have lotsa lil crinkles over the lips surface..
    when i draw lips.. i always draw these crinkles to get my lipp 3D.. this time i use smooth rolling lines like ( or ) not like l
    when u take a look at ur lips in profile u see how the curve looks .. use this curvature to get an idea about the lips surface shading ... when u see this ( from front.. it just appears flat.. like -> l

    between l and ( u have simple shape transformation.. when u allign these diffrent shapes over ur lips volume u get a very nice look..

    i try to find my cube shapes evrywhere.. they help me to understand the volume and how to allign it in 3Dspace*orbit

    (u can draw lips like a cube.. very cubical and stuff.. this helped me alot to understand the volume from any objects..i draw heads cubical too.. and i subdevide a sphere in 4corner shape.. which is a suqare..or 6corners hexagon* 8corners octagon 10 -decagon 12-dodecagon ..14 and so on..until 360 which is a circle

    sweet selfpoirtait O_o
    whats ur age again ?








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    Sideshowbob : wow thanks man for the long critique, I luv it!
    And I will try to keep it in mind for the future times. I'm 19 by the way



    Self portrait in class today, i must say i look 50 years older on this drawing mahahahahaa!!! kinda weird

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    a common misstake, put your hand over the right side and then over the left side of your face... its 2 different faces...

    tricky part is to make em work together, its that little extra that makes a portrait shine

    great progress though, always a pleasure to look at your updates


    cheers !


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    thanks Hurricane! Yeh its true that it doesnt look like the person hehe, but i think its also true that each person doesnt have a symmetrical face no? Just wondering It's always a pleasure to have u post here


    I don't have much time nowadays to draw much but I try

    this is a sketch of a sketch hehe
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    and some random stuff from an animal book and from my Hogarth's book
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    i'm strugleing to learn how to drow heads too! .... One advice that i can give you - man, ease up the shadding... Yours is too intense and it just drops into complete light... At this part, the last head is much better than say... the ass studys....

    Hope we bolth will have a great evolution! hehehehe!

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    looking good, you are improving and thats good
    keep pushing.

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